Wow! Locations don’t come much better than this. Just a short hop from the Spanish Steps and the dreamy luminescent Trevi Fountain, this is an excellent city centre base from which to launch yourself into all the best that Rome has to offer. Offering its guests real value for money, the staff at this hotel can help with anything from theatre reservations to laundry. There is a 24 hour reception, underground parking, a reflective reading room, a first class business centre and a small, intimate bar with a summer courtyard and a good choice of bar snacks making it the perfect place to meet friends for an informal drink or two.
All the guest rooms are comfortable and offer great value for money. They are all well appointed with air conditioning, cable and pay TV, an en suite bathroom with complementary toiletries, high speed internet and a mini bar. In addition, there is a choice of inter connecting rooms which offer a degree of flexibility to larger groups and families.
Our top picks close to this hotel
The Bioparco Zoo is open daily from April to September and is always a sure fire hit with kids of all ages, but particularly the tiniest who will find the resident animal’s fun and exciting to be around and see.
Orto Botanico represents Rome most beautiful and fragrant botanic gardens, which have been sanctuaries of calm for royalty and nobility over the years. Quiet and serene, it offers lovers an oasis of calm away from the bustle of the city with its cascading waterfalls, exotic plants, bamboo garden and sculpture trails – perfect for a little couple time.
The Anfiteatro della Quercia del Tasso is an open air amphitheatre which specialises in 17th and 18th century Latin comedy and drama. On a balmy evening, theatre lovers would be hard pressed to find a more perfect venue to watch and listen.
The Lion Bookshop is a bookshop and then some. With a contemporary range of literature, both fact and fiction, this bookshop specialises in children’s literature and offers its shoppers a welcoming cafe bar in which you can settle down to read your recent purchases as well as a modern gallery space which hosts visiting artists from time to time.
For eating out
Alberto Ciarla may have decor that is stuck in a 1960’s time warp but the food is sensational and offers its diners some of the best seafood in the whole city. If you love all your food fishy, do not miss this place – you have been warned!
BarBar has a 50 foot long bar which meanders its way through the whole club. A popular spot with the young, trendy and designer crowd, this place fills up quickly not only for its hip interior and dance floor, but also the mind boggling array of cocktails expertly mixed before your very eyes by the resident mixologists.