It’s early in the morning andVia della Croce pulsates like an authentic italian village: artisans greet each other, a little girl passes by and an old lady says buongiorno, calling her by name. Very close, at Via Condotti, the fashionista side of Rome gets ready for a new day. And a little further away, the Spanish Steps await the moment to take you up to Trinitá dei Monti. This is a fragment of what you can expect if you stay at La Scelta di Goethe. The hotel is a gem at the heart of Rome. All suites are elegantly decorated, extremely comfortable, no details neglected (here’s an example: included courtesy service is supplied by Santa Maria Novella, the ancient perfumery from Florence). But if you’re looking for the views, my goodness, expect the best: all suites - and we reiterate: all, yes - proffer absolutely amazing views. Our favorite is Trinitá dei Monti. The suite covers 60 square meters whilst its terraces are 50 square meters long offering 360º vistas. Your eyes will indulge on the sights from Pincio to Villa Medici, Trinitá dei Monti to Saint Peter’s Dome. Your body may be warm and relaxed in the outdoor heated jacuzzi. Can you think of anything more romantic?
HOTEL VIEW: TRINITÁ DEI MONTI, SAINT PETER’S DOME, PINCIO, VILLA MEDICI, BASILICA DI SAN CARLO
Indulge your senses by waking up in one of the most wonderful areas of Rome. More so, allow your journey to serve the seed imagination has planted in your mind: you do not want a regular Hotel, you wish to sleep in a little palace. Who has ever escaped the fugacious dream of becoming a prince or a princess…? If this is you, choose Il Palazzetto for your next visit to Rome. This elegant boutique hotel is a little secret located at the top of the Spanish Steps. Three of the four rooms come with a view of the Steps as well asTrinitá dei Monti sights (piece of advice: try to book the Black Room at the top of the Hotel, it will take your breath away). As a guest you will have free entrance at the Amorvero Spa (‘Truelove Spa’, isn’t it nice?) in the Hassler Hotel, 5 minutes away. Thefanciest shops will be at your feet, Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon all walking distance. See? Your wishes have reigned.
A Hotel near Colosseum? Well, you found it. The views of the Colosseum are, as one would expect, fascinating. N°9 Colosseo Luxury Suites is a former Roman residence and today one of the most romantic hotels in Rome. Look through your room's window and there it is, that beautiful Colosseum view you always dreamed of when visiting Rome. Only 3 exclusive suites at this small hotel making it one of the best places for those looking for an intimate stay in Rome.
Does Salvatore Ferragamo rings a bell? Portrait Roma is an exclusive hotel that lies above Ferragamo boutique and is owned by the family. Located at Via Condotti, home of high fashion brands, and a few meters away from the Spanish Steps, Portrait Roma is a reference in town. This one-time atelier was transformed in a set of finely decorated suites. Attention to details is revealed inside but also outside: Superior Studio 11 discloses Via Bocca di Leone(one of Rome’s mysteries) before your eyes. Deluxe Studio 53 has the perfect balcony for a breakfast with a view. The Penthouse Suite occupies the hotel’s top two floors and has direct access to a wonderful terrace overlooking Trinitá dei Monti. In addition, Portrait Roma is at the heart of the historical centre. Important landmarks as the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona or the Pantheon are a few minutes away.
As the name evidently states, Hotel Colosseum boasts a spectacular position facing the Colosseum, specially from the hotel's rooftop terrace. Hotel Colosseum extraordinary view can be easily explained due to the hotel's hilltop position at Esquilino Hill, one of Rome's famous hills. Without a doubt, one of the best hotel views in Rome and an ideal option for those wishing to stay in a hotel near the Colosseum, Rome's iconic landmark. Rooms at Hotel Colosseum are comfortable and the décor reflects a traditional Italian style. Termini Station, the epicenter of Rome's public transportation system, can be reached in about 10-15 minutes.
HOTEL VIEW: COLOSSEUM, ALTARE DELLA PATRIA, PALAZZO VENEZIA
While others will be probably fighting for a space to get a glimpse of the romantic Fontana Di Trevi, you'll be welcoming the new day in Rome with this perfect view on sight. In fact, Relais Fontana Di Trevi is where you want to stay in Rome to enjoy the most romantic breakfast views in the city. At Relais Fontana Di Trevi rooms are comfortable and well-equipped - some do come with a side view of Fontana Di Trevi. To sum it up: Relais Fontana Di Trevi is a wonderful small hotel (only 27 rooms) near Trevi Fountain with an unforgettable fountain view. The Colosseum is within a short-walk from Relais Fontana Di Trevi. Also perfect for those looking to stay at hotels near Spanish Steps and the Pantheon of Rome.
With only 8 rooms, Internazionale Domus is a guesthouse located in Piazza di Spagna, steps away form the Spanish Steps. Internazionale Domus benefits from a great position in Rome as it is right at the heart of its historic center. Room views over the Spanish Steps are among the best hotel views in Rome - just make sure to book a room with Spanish Steps view. World-famous Via Condotti and Via del Corso, a sort of shoppers paradise in Rome, are just around the corner.
HOTEL VIEW: SPANISH STEPS, TRINITÀ DEI MONTI, SANTA MARIA DELLA PACE
Maybe you like to pretend you are at home when traveling abroad. Perhaps you’re fond of small places where you get to call people by their names. If this is the case, then Mama’s Home Rome is your kind of place. Located at Campo de’ Fiori, a rectangular square south of Piazza Navona, Mama’s Home Rome offers modern rooms and suites with a true homey feeling. You can watch Campo de’ Fiori’s lively atmosphere from your window, the remarkable statue of philosopher Giordano Bruno at the center, as if offering protection. The whole ambiance sounds familiar, you could easily see yourself buying fresh pasta for lunch. Near by, you may cross the Tiber and reach the vibrant and artsy Trastevere (which means beyond the Tiber) or go a little further (25 minute walk) and imagine the gladiators at the Colosseum.
Panoramic views of Rome's skyline from the hotel's romantic rooftop - a good place to stay and end another perfect day in Rome. Apart the magnificent basilicas that can be admired from the hotel, there is also a view towards Largo di Torre Argentina, where Pompey's Theatre used to be located. Since the subject is Rome, here's some history for guests staying at Relais & Wellness Badoer: it is believed that it was at Pompey's Theatre where former emperor Julius Caesar was assassinated. This hotel operates in a refurbished penthouse and features stylish and contemporary rooms. Relais & Wellness Badoer is housed in an elegant historic building at the center of Rome near Tiber river. All hotel rooms have a private balcony to relax after an exciting day in Rome. For those who feel like having some exercise, a 30-minute walk away is Vatican City.
HOTEL VIEW: LARGO DI TORRE ARGENTINA, SAN CARLO AI CATINARI CHURCH, BASILICA OF SANT'ANDREA DELLA VALLE
A 17th century house. Original floors and a 15th century door, beautifully preserved. A stylish wine bar set in the ancient cloisters. All seasoned by a genius combination of old and new interior design, together with beautiful sayings floating here and there on the wall as if thoughts from an aged painter. This is Relais Orso, one of the most charming Guest Houses in Rome. Opened in 2012 it lies at ‘centro storico’ (the historical centre): Piazza Navona is around the corner, the Pantheon, 600 meters away, and Castel Sant’Angelo is just across the Tiber River. Along with other gorgeous views of the city, you will be able to see Sant’Angelo from the rooftop terrace, a fantastic place for a drink before dinner. But if you are an incurable romantic, choose the end of Spring for your stay in Rome and book one of the suites: the sights will be private; in fact, they will be all yours.
A small guesthouse with only 7 rooms, A View & A Touch of Rome is located at Piazza del Risorgimento, in Vatican City. Rooms views include St. Peter's Basilica and Castel Sant'Angelo, some of the most emblematic monuments in Vatican. Rome's romantic attractions such as the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps can easily be reached since the hotel is a few minutes away from Ottaviano San Pietro Metro, an ideal and practical starting point to explore the city. A View & A Touch of Rome is among the places where you want to stay to explore Rome's ancient history.
HOTEL VIEW: ST. PETER'S BASILICA - VATICAN, CASTEL SANT'ANGELO
A small and charming hotel in Vatican City featuring a rooftop terrace with inspiring St. Peter's Basilica views. In fact, the terrace is the perfect nightly retreat, perfect for sharing a glass of wine after another day spent in Rome. Relais Vatican View benefits from one of the best locations in Vatican City as it is just a few steps away from Via Cola di Rienzo where many charming restaurants can be found. The fact that Relais Vatican View has only 5 rooms makes it atmosphere as intimate as it gets.
Located in Vatican City, some of the contemporary rooms feature hardwood floors and offer fantastic views of Saint Peter's Basilica. Ideal for those on a budget who wish to enjoy a view and still stay in a very pleasant small hotel in Vatican. Small Luxury is located at the hearth of Vatican, around 5 minutes away from St. Peter's Basilica. Ottaviano Metro Station and Via Cola di Rienzo, known for its many dining options, are just around the corner.