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We've spent hours researching blogs and glossy magazines for the best hotel recommendations. These are our top picks of coolest hotels in Rome. Bon voyage!
Updated Jun 13, 2019
“Wow, truly a one-of-a-kind design hotel in the heart of Rome. Rooms are divine, the restaurant upstairs exquisite. Service was 10/10 yet not invasive at all. An incredible experience!”
Offering stunning views of ancient Rome, The Rooms of Rome is located in Palazzo Rhinoceros by the Fondazione Alda Fendi – Esperimenti foundation. Its 24 unique apartments are designed by French architect Jean Nouvel.
The design apartments combine original features of the historic building with state of the art amenities, including home automation systems, designer toiletries, a flat-screen TV and a modern kitchen complete with a coffee machine.
Upon arrival, you will find a complimentary fruit basket, a bottle of champagne and soft drinks. When staying at The Rooms of Rome you will also be entitled to free private tours at Fondazione Alda Fendi – Esperimenti and priority reservation to partner restaurants.
The Rooms of Rome is located between Circo Massimo and the Roman Forum. It is a 10-minute walk from Piazza Venezia and a 15-minute walk from the Colosseum.
“Gorgeous brand new hotel in Rome’s historic Regola neighborhood. Super friendly staff and cool vibe. Highly recommended!”
Set in a 19th-century building in Rome’s center, Chapter Roma is a 5-minute walk from Campo de' Fiori square, and just 901 m from the Pantheon and Piazza Navona square. It offers free Wi-Fi throughout and air-conditioned accommodations.
Each room includes a Smart TV and a mini-bar. The bathroom comes with bathrobes and slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer.
Breakfast is a continental buffet, complete with Italian pastries, cold cuts and hot drinks.
The hotel is less than a 5-minute walk from the lively Trastevere district.
“The place is beautiful, the view is very beautiful and you can see the Colosseum from the balcony, which is really cool. Highly recommended!”
Boasting a roof garden overlooking Rome, Condominio Monti is in Via Dei Serpenti in the central Monti district. The Coliseum is a 5-minute walk away, and nearby Cavour Metro Station is 1 stop from Termini.
Free fiber optic internet connection is available for guests during their stay. Each phone has unlimited free calls.
The spacious rooms offer an LCD TV with satellite channels and air conditioning. The style is functional, with wooden furniture and soft carpeted floors. Studios and apartments are also available.
Buffet breakfast at Condominio Monti includes fresh fruit, croissants, cheese, yogurt, and cold meats. It is served on the roof garden.
“I’am so happy we came across this hotel. Traditional building tucked away in the centre of old Rome, interior design was beautiful and had a homely feel. Great location just 100 metres from the Spanish Steps.”
Crossing Condotti is in the historic center of Rome, close to Piazza di Spagna and the Spanish Steps. It offers unique accommodations on the first floor of a historic building, surrounded by monuments.
All rooms of the Crossing come with parquet floor, tea/coffee maker, slippers and a flat-screen TV with Sky channels. The building is surrounded by the most famous boutiques and renowned restaurants, bars and cafés of the Eternal City.
Crossing Condotti is a true charming house offering soft tones, original wooden ceilings, and beautiful prints and paintings. The antique furnishings are from the owner's private collection.
“Absolutely loved this 10-room boutique hotel in Rome. Rooms are large with interesting decor and furnishings. Perfect location with walking distance to all major attractions and historic sites.”
Featuring free WiFi throughout, G-Rough is located 50 m from Piazza Navona Square. It offers individually designed and air-conditioned accommodations in Rome's city center.
Guests at G-Rough will find free slippers and bathrobe. All units are equipped with a private bathroom with free toiletries and hairdryer. They also come with a flat-screen TV and satellite channels. Most accommodations have wood-beamed ceilings and some feature a seating area and a terrace or balcony.
Breakfast is available directly in your room and a free welcome drink is provided upon arrival.
Campo de' Fiori is 300 m from the property while the Pantheon is a 5-minute walk away.
“Beautiful luxury hotel overlooking the pantheon. Impeccably decorated rooms furnished with everything you could need. From the moment we arrived the staff made us feel welcome, at home and well looked after.”
Located in Rome, a few steps from Pantheon and 250 m from Piazza Navona, The Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel, Autograph Collection features a panoramic terrace with views of the Pantheon and a bar.
All air-conditioned, rooms come with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, Nespresso coffee machine, Acqua di Parma toiletries and a wardrobe. Each room also includes a free smartphone with internet access and unlimited calls to a variety of countries. Some rooms feature city views.
The daily breakfast offers continental and buffet options with seasonal and local products.
Guests can enjoy a drink at The Divinity Terrace Lounge Bar with views of Rome’s rooftops. A free fitness center is available nearby.
Spanish Steps is 0.8 mi from the hotel, while Fontana di Trevi is 801 m away. Fiumicino International Airport is 19 mi from the property.
“Stunning luxury hotel located just above the Spanish Steps. Fantastic service. Very helpful with any wishes and requirements. This is truly a gem of a place!”
Boasting a stunning location just above the Spanish Steps, Rocco Forte Hotel De La Ville offers 3 restaurants, a spa, and elegant 17th-century style rooms with free WiFi and traditional wooden floors. The Trevi Fountain is 10 minutes' walk away.
Overlooking the courtyard or with city views, rooms here include air conditioning, a mini-bar, and satellite flat-screen TV. The marble bathroom has handmade terracotta tiles.
After a day sightseeing or shopping along chic Via Condotti, guests can unwind at the 1804 ft² wellness center on 2 floors, which includes a hydromassage pool, a Kneipp path, a steam room, salt room, and a sauna. A 328 ft² gym is also available, and massages/treatments can be reserved.
The restaurants serve both classic italian and traditional Roman cuisine, led by celebrity chef Fulvio Pierangelini, and some offer panoramic views from their terraces on the upper floors. 3 bars are also at guests' disposal.
Villa Borghese is a 10-minute walk from Rocco Forte Hotel De La Ville, while Spagna Metro is just yards away. Palazzo Barberini is 601 m from the property.
“The decor, cleanliness and more importantly the staff is phenomenal. This is simply the best small boutique hotel I have ever stayed at.”
Offering free WiFi throughout, Hotel Vilòn is set in Rome historic center, 200 m from Via Condotti. The property is located a 6-minute walk from Piazza di Spagna and 500 m from Via Margutta.
Guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a flat-screen TV. Some also provide guests with a terrace. All units include air conditioning and a private bathroom with free toiletries.
Each morning the buffet breakfast offers continental and American options. There is an on-site restaurant, which serves Italian cuisine.
Staff are always available to help at the reception. Pantheon is 701 m from Hotel Vilòn.
“A gem of a place in the centre of Rome. Luxurious rooms, bathrooms and facilities. You feel you are staying with a rich relative with all services at your fingertips. You won't be disappointed!”
Well situated in the Pantheon district of Rome, Martius Private Suites is located a 9-minute walk from Trevi Fountain, 1.3 km from Via Condotti and a 16-minute walk from Piazza Navona. The 4-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with a private bathroom and free WiFi. Spanish Steps is 1.4 km from the property.
All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV. Martius Private Suites has some accommodations with city views, and every room has a coffee machine. The rooms have a seating area.
Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a continental breakfast.
Speaking English, Spanish and French, staff are always on hand to help at the reception.
Torre Argentina is a 20-minute walk from Martius Private Suites, while Pantheon is 1.9 km away. The nearest airport is Ciampino Airport, 16.1 km from the property.
“Wonderful quiet location yet with a walking distance from many of the most popular locations in Rome. Rooms were clean, luxurious and comfortable. The staff attentive and helpful. Will definitely come back!”
Centrally located in Piazza Navona, in Rome, DOM Hotel Roma - Preferred Hotels & Resorts offers an à la carte restaurant and free WiFi throughout. The design hotel is a 5-minute walk from Palazzo Braschi, the civic Museum of Rome and a 15-minute walk from Saint Peter’s Cathedral.
All air-conditioned rooms have a vintage-style décor and feature a flat-screen TV and satellite channels. Featuring a shower, the bathrooms also come with a hairdryer. Extras include pay-per-view channels.
An abundant breakfast including hot drinks, juice and croissants is served daily. Eggs, yogurt and cheese are available on request.
At the hotel you will find a 24-hour front desk, a panoramic terrace offering views of the old town and a bar. Other facilities offered include meeting facilities, a ticket service and luggage storage.
The DOM Hotel Roma - Preferred Hotels & Resorts is just a short walk away from many cafeterias, bars and restaurants. In the area of Piazza Navona there are numerous monuments such as Pantheon, the church of Nostra Signore del Sacro Cuore and the Santa Agnese in Agone.
Vatican City is only a 9-minute drive away. The hotel is 1.7 mi from Roma Termini Station. Fiumicino Airport is 13 mi away. Private parking is available upon surcharge.
“Absolutely one of the best hotels we have ever stayed at! Everything is first rate from arrival to the staff to the uniqueness of the hotel itself as well as the service and the location.”
Set in the center of Rome, Elizabeth Unique Hotel is an art hotel featuring a restaurant with bistrot area, a bar and elegant air-conditioned accommodations. Piazza di Spagna is a 5-minute walk away. WiFi is free.
Rooms at the Elizabeth Unique Hotel all come with a flat-screen TV, safe and private bathroom with free toiletries. Art works by the Russo art gallery also feature in each room.
An à la carte breakfast is available daily, and guests can enjoy signature cocktails at the on-site bar.
Speaking German, English, Spanish and Italian, as well as Russian, French and Japanese, staff are ready to help around the clock at the reception.
The popular shopping street of Via del Corso is 21 m away, while Piazza del Popolo is a 5-minute walk from Elizabeth Unique Hotel.
This list is manually curated and based on hotel recommendations from blogs and magazines. Please let me know if you think a hotel should be added to the list.
Updated Jun 13, 2019