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At a Glance


  • distinct character and opulence
  • turndown service (with chocolates!)
  • genuinely friendly and attentive staff


  • the elevator is small and slow
  • bathrooms are surprisingly petite
  • despite soundproofing, it's still noisy

D'Inghilterra Review

From monarchs and movie moguls to some of the greatest writers of all time, this hotel has welcomed Rome's most discerning tourists since it opened in 1845. It has a marvelous residential feel and a staff that is as warm as the surroundings are velvety—first-floor salons resemble old sepia-toned photographs. The hotel's name pays tribute to the Brits who colonized the Spanish Steps district back in the Grand Tour era, and they would still recognize the entrance and the tiny, unassuming jewel of a lobby, like a sentry box against the hustle and bustle outside—it's in the heart of the shopping district, so traffic noise can intrude (the best rooms overlook a quiet, plant-covered terrace). The restaurant, Cafè Romano, in soigné 19th-century style, is a favorite, especially among Rome's ladies who lunch, and the bar is James-Bond suave.

    Hotel Details

  • 81 rooms, 7 suites.
  • Rate includes no meals.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 03-19-2014

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