Built in the 1900s, the Villa Spalletti Trivelli is a monumental mansion set on a quiet side street, one block from the Via Nazionale in the centre of Rome. It may be grand, but it feels like a real home -- it is still owned and run by Count Gian Giacomo Spalletti Trivelli and his wife.
The hotel was named Best City Hotel in the 2014 Condé Nast Johansens European awards, and is in an ideal location, right next to the Quirinale Palace. The tall hedges surrounding the property's formal gardens help travellers forget they are in the city centre.
A 10-minute walk will take you to the Trevi Fountain and it is 15 minutes on foot to the Spanish Steps. The metro station (Barberini) is a 10-minute walk away for easy transfers to Vatican City.
Spend the evening relaxing in the hotel's library, which is lined with antique books, before heading out for dinner or dining in. The hotel has no on-site restaurant, but the chef will whip up meals on request, with advance notice. Don't miss the complimentary cocktail hour where you can mix your own from the drinks trolley.
Access to a 24-hour spa with a sauna, Turkish bath, treatment room and a well-equipped gym, is also free, as is Wi-Fi -- they'll even lend you a laptop if you haven't brought your own. In the mornings, breakfast is a sumptuous buffet spread of Italian cakes, organic yogurt, Parma ham and buffalo mozzarella. Eggs, bacon and pancakes are made to order.
The 12 individually decorated rooms are named after Rome's historic districts. Each is well sized, with high ceilings, linen sheets and marble bathrooms with separate walk-in showers and deep soaking tubs. Half face the hotel's garden and half the Quirinale, some with a balcony. Free mini bars, filled with sodas, beer and spirits, are a welcome touch.
From the press:
"The gracious staff anticipate guests’ requests without being intrusive" -- Condé Nast Traveller
"This gem of a hotel offers a rare opportunity to experience home life as lived by a Roman nobleman and his family a century ago" -- Frommer’s
"A glorious mansion in central Rome, Villa Spalletti Trivelli has upped the ante for luxurious stays in the capital" -- Lonely Planet
"Small and luxurious, with Neoclassical overtones, this early-20th-century villa -- on a side street on patrician Quirinal Hill -- is also refined and subtle" -- Travel + Leisure
Infant cots / cribs
Gym / fitness center
No pets allowed
24-hour front desk
Airport transfer (fees apply)
Baby-sitting service on request
Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
Chauffeur service (fees apply)
Laundry / dry cleaning
Room service (limited hours)
Outdoor space for some rooms
Pay-per-view / movies on demand
iPod/iPhone docking station
Complimentary Internet access
Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
Bathrobes and slippers
Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.
Standard check-in time: 2pm. Minimum age required to check in: 18.
Standard checkout time: 12pm.
Children and additional guests
Children under 5 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding.
There is no extra bed; cot/crib available on request, free of charge for children under 5.
No pets allowed.
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The hotel is 35 minutes by taxi from Fiumicino Airport and a little less from Ciampino Airport.
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