The treasures of Rome are high on the list for every traveller to Europe. The Vatican City, incredible churches adorned in art and archaeological gems are just the start. Here's a guide on the best places to stay in Rome.
Sofitel Borghese, 5-Stars
Set on the pretty periphery of the Villa Borghese public gardens, this luxury hotel’s stylish, elegant and rooms are classically decorated with marble bathrooms, Hermès toiletries and Bose System iPod docking stations, plus free WiFi. Being close to shopping mecca Via Veneto, you can relax after your big spend in the panoramic rooftop lounge, featuring jaw-dropping views over Rome.
Diana Roof Garden, 4-Stars
The Emerald City is on your doorstep here at this 4-star hotel, just a quick 200 m from Rome’s Termini Station. Rome’s impressive skyline and rooftops make a great view over breakfast - you can see it all as you eat in the furnished rooftop garden. Rooms are elegantly decorated with light walls and wooden floors. The restaurant serves up delicious Italian dishes for all tastes.
Best Western Universo Hotel, 4-Stars
This excellently located hotel is just 150 m from the Opera Theatre and 5 minutes on foot from shopping street Via Nazionale. A stay in this 19th-century building promises modern black and white rooms with free WiFi and 22” LCD TVs, plus a modern lobby with welcoming sofas leading into the classy Salone Costantino music lounge. The wellness area, sauna, gym and Turkish bath make nice treats in your spare time.
Aurelia Residence, 4-Stars
The Aurelia Residence San Pietro is situated on one of the oldest roads in Rome, just a 10-minute walk from highlights such as Vatican City and St Peter’s Basilica. Independent apartments and elegantly furnished rooms come with such amenities as hydromassage showers, air-conditioning and kitchenettes with dishwashers. The nearby Roma San Pietro train station makes sightseeing easy.
Domus Romana Residence, 4-Stars
All of Rome’s smells, sights and sounds are reachable from this beautiful hotel in the Monti district, just 11-minutes on foot from the iconic Trevi Fountain and 12 minutes to the useful hub of the Roma Termini rail station. Breakfast is complimentary. Rooms have courtyard or city views, and room service is available. If you need to rent a bike, simply ask the concierge and it can be arranged.
Kennedy Hotel, 3-Stars
This well situated, cosy, family-run hotel is located in the centre of Rome, just a short walk or public transport ride from most city attractions. It’s close to the main train station, Termini, meaning reaching other parts of Italy is easy too. The Kennedy Hotel offers guests all the mod cons after a recent refurbishment. Marble and parquet flooring plus a stylish new interior design mean class and comfort for all.
Hotel Rimini, 3-Stars
Located in Rome's central Via Marghera, Hotel Rimini is just 100 m from Termini Train Station’s entrance, so getting here from the airport shuttle is easy. Free Wi-Fi in the hotel means keeping in touch is simple, and so is planning your route around Rome from here. The panoramic breakfast room starts the day with a hot and cold buffet with a view of Rome, up on the 5th floor.
Hotel Galileo, 3-Stars
Rome is on your doorstep at the conveniently located Hotel Galileo, just 250 m from the Castro Pretorio Metro Station. Classically decorated rooms feature free WIFI, satellite TV, a mini bar and private bathrooms. The furnished courtyard is great for a drink on a sunny day, while the shared lounge makes for a great spot to sit and plan your Rome adventures.
Priscilla Hotel, 3-Stars
This warm and welcoming hotel in the heart of Rome is great for history lovers, as it’s located in one of the city’s most storied and exclusive neighborhoods - Via Veneto. Hotel Priscilla is very close to both Termini Station, the gardens of Villa Borghese and Via Veneto. All room bookings include a continental breakfast in a recently refurbished room. Dinner is served each night from 7:30 until 10:30.
Principessa Isabella Hotel, 4-Stars
Fans of history, sightseeing and Italian cuisine will find a great base at Principessa Isabella, just 500 m from Rome attractions, such as Villa Borghese Park, the Spanish Steps and La Dolce Vita's famous street, Via Veneto. Elegantly furnished rooms come in warm colours complete with air-conditioning and all mod cons. A lovely buffet-breakfast with hot and cold foods is served daily in the breakfast room.
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