Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy (III)
Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy: Hotel Barocco – Friendly small hotel
The Hotel Barocco is located just off Piazza Barberini, not far from the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps, at the foot of Via Veneto. Many of the 41 rooms have views out over Rome, and some even have small terraces. It features classic decoration, travertine bathrooms and good-sized rooms. Several luxury suites have just been added, including one with it’s own terrace and Jacuzzi.
The hotel is known for it’s friendly service, and staff is gracious and willing to help with anything you need. Wi-Fi throughout. It also has a wonderful breakfast buffet.
Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy: Campo dei Fiori – Great location for dining at night
This small hotel is in a fantastic location, right off Campo de’ Fiori and it’s daily market. Very old-world in feeling, with each room decorated with antiques, heavy curtains and brocade fabrics.
The common spaces include a cozy living room, complete with working fireplace and a rooftop terrace with great views. Since the hotel has no bar, grab a drink or a bottle from the bar across the street, and head up to the hotel’s roof.
This is a great place to stay to be near all the great restaurants in this neighborhood (Campo de’ Fiori) as well as the Ghetto and Trastevere, all within walking distance. Sites are nearby as well, including Piazza Navona, The Vatican and Castel Saint Angelo.
Extremely friendly staff, helpful and speak English.
Best Places to Stay in Rome, Italy: Hotel de Russie – Luxury Hotel near Piazza del Popolo
Hotel de Russie opened several years ago to immediate raves. The building was completely redesigned, and the large, modern rooms display an understated luxury that is hard to find in this history-laden town. The garden, with a romantic restaurant and bar is one of the best places to enjoy an appetitive and climbs up the hill in the back of the hotel, making the place unique, and providing a tranquil oasis within the hustle and bustle of Rome.
This is a full service luxury hotel, with gym, spa, restaurant and bar. Rooms are spacious and some of the suites are the preferred home away from home for traveling movie stars.