Whether you are looking for a base for business or a romantic hideaway, a place for the whole family or a haven for a treat, this guide to the Top 10 best luxury hotels in Rome will help you choose a room in the Eternal City.
Best Historic Hotel: Hotel Fontana
With a privileged location, opposite the Trevi Fountain, the Hotel Fontana building was previously an 18th century convent. Rooms are decorated with sumptuous fabrics and dark wood furnishings.
Best Design Hotel: St. George Rome
Dim lights and muted tones hide behind the 16th-century facade of the Hotel St. George Roma. Steps from Piazza Navona, this sleek, minimalist hotel features a cigar bar, a rooftop lounge bar, and a library.
Best Bed and Breakfast: Casa Franci
Guests at Casa Franci have a complimentary breakfast on the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Basilica. One of the hotel’s three rooms has a private balcony. Judging from its luxury features it’s also one of the best budget hotels in Rome.
The Best Family Hotel: Residence Aurelia Antica
The Residence Aurelia Antica hotel, west of Rome, is located close to the Villa Doria Pamphilj parks. Baby cots have no additional cost. Family apartments are available and during the summer the outdoor pool is ideal for children.
Best Boutique Hotel: Hotel Stendhal
The Hotel Stendhal, located on a quiet street near the Trevi Fountain, is a six-storey house that has 30 elegant rooms decorated with stripes of sober colors and illuminated with low light fixtures. Buffet breakfast is included. Some rooms have a terrace.
Best Business Hotel: Albani Hotel Roma
Located east of Villa Borghese, the modern Albani Hotel Roma has an infrastructure geared towards the business traveler, with meeting rooms and wireless internet. Ask at the reception about the limousine service. Relax after work in the restaurant or lounge bar.
Best Romantic Hotel: Beldes HR
The most romantic of Rome’s top 10 hotels, the intimate Beldes HR, offers softly lit rooms decorated with a French provincial-style blend of stripes and floral motifs. Relax in the roof garden and enjoy the complimentary breakfast of croissants and pastries.
Best Aparthotel: Residence Vatican Suites
Choose from a wide range of studios and apartments equipped with a kitchenette, wireless internet and satellite TV at the Residence Vatican Suites. Dine al fresco on the top-floor terrace overlooking the dome of St. Peter’s Basilica.