Travel Guest Post: Top Luxury Hotels in Rome


Hotel de Russie, Rome. 

Rome is an opulent setting with thousands of years of history and culture for your exploration and enjoyment. There are examples of ornate architecture on nearly every corner, and lavish works of art adorn buildings throughout the city. Sumptuous, decadent meals await you in bistros and restaurants.

It is only fitting that the host of your stay in such an extravagant city is a fine luxury hotel. There are many options for you to consider, but we’ve compiled a list of our top 5 picks for luxury hotels in Rome to make the decision a bit easier for you:

Hotel de Russie 

Located near Rome’s Piazza del Popolo, this hotel offers beautiful terrace gardens, a health club and spa, and gorgeous rooms decorated in a minimalist, contemporary style. The hotel is just minutes from The Vatican, St. Peter’s, the Sistine Chapel, the Trevi fountain, major fashion houses, and more. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the steam baths, or head into the city for a wonderful meal and some decadent shopping.

Hotel Palazzo Manfredi Relais & Chateaux 

The Palazzo Manfredi is a 17th-century palace with views of the Colosseum, the Imperial Forum, and the Domus Aurea. The hotel sits on a piece of history — built over the ruins of the main gymnasium used by Roman gladiators. The decor is a blend of modern and classic, combining contemporary touches with 16th-century paintings and antiques. There are only 13 rooms and two suites in the hotel, creating an intimate atmosphere.

The First Luxury Art Hotel

The name of this hotel says it all: It combines luxury accommodations with beautiful pieces of art, including the hotel itself, which is a restored 19th-century nobleman’s palace. There are dozens of pieces of artwork and designer furnishings throughout the hotel, in addition to permanent and temporary exhibits. Each room is considered its own private art gallery. The hotel is also central to many attractions, including the Piazza del Popolo, Via del Corso, and Piazza di Spagna.

Gran Melia Rome 

This luxury urban resort features many levels of suites and apartments for you to create the luxury experience that you want. There is even a “red level” boutique hotel within the hotel, providing the ultimate in luxury. There are many restaurants on site, as well as spa offering an array of wellness treatments.

Hotel Lord Byron 

Have a romantic getaway at this hotel named for a master of verse. The hotel is situated within the residential quarter of another boutique hotel, hiding it away from the hustle and bustle of the city, yet allowing you to still be close enough to all the attractions you want to see. The decor is inspired by 1930’s Art Deco and features elaborate sculpture and painting.

Make your visit to Rome a truly unforgettable one with a stay at one of these luxury hotels and pamper yourself while you see some world-renowned cultural sites and art.

Have you stayed in one of these luxury hotels in Rome? Share your experiences in the comments!

Author: Kay Winders is presently the resident writer for, where she researches the best way for people to pay off their debts without damaging their credit. In her spare time, she enjoys freelance writing, the beach and gardening.


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