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Rome hotel with roof terrace and "atmosphere"?

Old Jan 5th, 2013, 11:37 AM
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Rome hotel with roof terrace and "atmosphere"?

We are still working on the "coast" portion of our June trip to Amalfi Coast and Rome, but we also need a hotel for our last couple of nights in Rome. We plan to be out sightseeing most of the time, but want to be in a great location with some atmosphere, and would love to relax with breakfast and drinks on a rooftop. We don't want to spend more than 250 Euros/night (maybe even less), but want something nice and romantic. One of our days we'll do a tour of the classic sights, and the other day we'll do a vatican tour. In between these, we'll be looking for pretty piazzas, fountains, pizza and cappuccino. Any thoughts are greatly appreciated!
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Old Jan 5th, 2013, 11:44 AM
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Not exactly rooftop, but a lovely garden, and some rooms have balconies: http://www.hotelmodigliani.com/it/home.html
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Old Jan 5th, 2013, 11:54 AM
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This hotel could be just the ticket. We did not stay here, but we were struck by how nice it looked when we walked by, and its great location, so we toured the lobby and asked for their business card:

La Lumiere di Piazza di Spagna (Spanish steps), has rooftop dining, is in an old mansion on Condotti street where high-end shops are. www.lalumieredipiazzadispagna.com.


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Old Jan 5th, 2013, 12:03 PM
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This has a list of the rooftop hotels, bars and restaurants:
http://tinyurl.com/Rome-Rooftops
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Old Jan 5th, 2013, 12:10 PM
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rineurope- that seems helpful! I sent you an email. Please get in touch!
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This hotel has spectacular views of the Forum....haven't stayed there personally though

http://www.hotelforum.com/index.html
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Old Jan 5th, 2013, 12:25 PM
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When booking a room in a hotel with a rooftop for dining or bar, make sure your rioom is not on the floor beneath the rooftop. We were awakened early by staff setting up for breakfast and couldn't get to sleep because of noisy bar. We stayed at Inn at the Spanish Steps in Rome which we did not enjoy and do not recommend.
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We are staying at the Hotel Campo de Fiori in March. It has a rooftop area and they have been great to deal with.
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Old Jan 5th, 2013, 01:56 PM
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I stayed at the Visconti. The rooftop area was perfect for relaxing in the evening. It was quiet but also expensive. The location is a bit out of the way.
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Old Jan 5th, 2013, 02:29 PM
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The Albergo del Senato would be perfect. Rooftop bar overlooking the Pantheon.

http://www.albergodelsenato.it/
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Old Jan 10th, 2013, 12:14 PM
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Take a look at this hotel in Rome I think it may be what you are looking for. We stayed here and could not fault it. Wonderful place with atmosphere.
http://www.search.travlgo.com/Hotel/...UseStored=true
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Old Jan 10th, 2013, 01:35 PM
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The Albergo del Senato is way over the OP's budget. The cheapest room for two nights in June is 630 euro.
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Dying to stay at Albergo del Senato. I think most of the hotels will probably be over the OPs stated price range. The Campo dei Fiori hotel will likely also be above that stated price range...lrock dying to hear what you think of it. Hi Weekender...I had a feeling you would post about AdS!
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Hi Denise!

I have been waiting for you to chime in!
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Thanks for the input, everyone! We booked Hotel Campo de Fiori. The rate is slightly over our budget (273 euros/night) but it seems very well regarded and will hopefully be worth it. We have stayed at Albergo del Senato before and, while it was very nice and the location is great, I just don't think it was worth the prices they are charging now. The room was SO tiny, I can't imagine it's worth 370s . Maybe they have updated and made it more luxurious, but I remember it as charming but definitely 3 star. We seriously considered the Albergo Cesari, too, but it seems that Campo de Fiori is a little more luxurious and also a great location. Anyway, I will post and let you know how it went!
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You can see http://www.sinahotels.com/ita/hotel_...sidenziale.htm
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Although not cheap, your chosen hotel is indeed in a great location! We've stayed in the surrounding streets many times, in preference to the other parts of the city we'd tried previously.

For getting around, perhaps you'll find it useful to know about these handy little electric buses - one of whose routes runs right through the Campo....

http://www.pbase.com/isolaverde/electric_buses

More Rome photos here...

http://www.pbase.com/isolaverde/lazio

... with this collection of fountains to get you started:

http://www.pbase.com/isolaverde/r_founts

And for your time down here in Campania:
http://www.pbase.com/isolaverde/tele

Have a great vacation!

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