Ideally located within easy walking distance of the Colosseum and Forum, the 47Hotel is a stylish and contemporary option within the historical heart of the city.
The Inn at the Spanish Steps
Occupying an enviable location in the heart of Rome, The Inn at the Spanish Steps offers an intriguing boutique hotel concept that allows their guests to feel part of the city. The property is not simply a hotel but a series of small annexes, clustered, as the name suggests, right by the Spanish Steps. Each section offers a selection of rooms nestled within the grand buildings that make up the city’s most fashionable shopping district, and contains a private lounge and terrace where breakfast is served each morning.
With impeccable service and attention to detail, the Inn gives the impression that you are staying within your own luxurious set of suites rather than a traditional hotel. Particularly as each section only has a handful of rooms. After breakfast has been cleared each morning, the friendly staff lay out a selection of sweets and sandwiches in the lounge area that is available throughout the day should you wish to refuel in between sightseeing. In the evening, an aperitivo selection is also available in the main bar area.
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With each annex located in a different building, the rooms here offer an array of diversity in terms of their situation and views. However, all are beautifully furnished in an elegant and sumptuous style and feature air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Each annex has its own roof terrace and private lounge where breakfast is served each morning with views of either the surrounding streets or the Piazza Spagna. Those opting for one of the Panoramic suites will be treated to spectacular views of the Spanish Steps right from their window.
Various combinations of rooms and suites can be linked together for groups traveling together. It is also possible to book an entire annex section or floor to ensure complete privacy.
Situated in one of the best locations in central Rome, the Inn at the Spanish Steps makes for an ideal base from which to explore. As the name suggests, the Spanish Steps are right on the doorstep while the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Piazza Navona can all be reached on foot, though the heart of the city, in less than 20 minutes. The elegant Via Condotti, Rome’s most stylish designer shopping street is right outside and there are wealth of excellent bars and restaurants all within easy walking distance.
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The breakfasts here are particularly good and feature a varied hot and cold buffet selection along with fresh pasties, fruit, meats and cheeses. Staff are on hand in each of the private lounge areas to provide fresh coffee and eggs cooked to order. After breakfast has been cleared each morning, they also lay out a selection of sweets and sandwiches that are available throughout the day should you wish to refuel in between sightseeing. In the evening, an aperitivo selection is available in the main bar area as well.
We particularly like sitting out on the terrace, enjoying breakfast each morning nestled among the rooftops and watching the city come to life.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
This small boutique property is located in one of Rome’s most sought after areas. On a side street just off the famous Via dei Condotti, this hotel is a short walk to Piazza di Spagne and Piazza del Popolo.
One of Rome’s most iconic hotels, the Hotel de Russie was once the preserve of visiting Russian royalty and aristocrats. Today, with its wonderful terraced gardens and elegantly furnished rooms, it maintains an air of timeless sophistication.
A charming luxury hotel surrounded by the ruins of ancient Rome, the Inn at The Roman Forum is immersed in the city's history yet a source of elegant, contemporary comfort.
Located in the Via Veneto area, just south of Villa Borghese and only a ten minute walk from the Spanish Steps, the Rose Garden Palace offers a friendly, stylish base from which to explore Rome.
Just steps from the Piazza del Popolo, Palazzo Dama is a luxurious boutique hotel set within a converted aristocratic palace. Inside, the opulently decorated interior features plenty of modern design touches and the highlight is the terrace which offers a wonderful oasis in the heart of Rome.
Boasting a Michelin starred restaurant and overlooking the Colosseum, the Palazzo Manfredi is an excellent boutique option with its own unique character and chic interior design.
Centrally located near the Spanish Steps, this small, sophisticated and intimate hotel is the perfect beginning to any Roman adventure. There is an excellent roof terrace and the staff are forever helpful and take time to make you feel at home.
The Marriott Grand Hotel Flora boasts a stylish location at the top of the Via Veneto. Housed in a historical building, it now offers all the comfort and facilities one would expect from such an international brand.
Set on the edge of the Villa Borghese gardens, the Sofitel Rome is an excellent option, right in the heart of Rome. The stunning roof terrace offers panoramic views over the city and is a wonderful place to enjoy a drink.
The historic residence of the aristocratic Spalletti Trivelli family, the Villa Spalletti Trivelli has been converted to offer a wonderful selection of rooms and suites, and yet still retains the atmosphere and elegance of a private stately home.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
On this tour you will explore the ancient heart of Rome with your private guide, visiting two of the city’s most famous sites: the Colosseum and Roman Forum.
See Rome from the back of a Vespa motorbike, passing some of the main sites as well as venturing further out into more residential areas.
With the benefit of a private guide to bring these key sites to life, you will explore the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica.