When it comes to stylish summers, style icon and Hollywood goddess Audrey Hepburn got it right: nothing beats a stylish summer in Rome, especially if it comes with grand views of the Eternal City at Rome Cavalieri.
This beautiful 5-star hotel will give you and unforgettable experience in one of the most memorable places on earth. Inside its spectacular grounds is 15 acres of lush Mediterranean parkland providing its guests with sublime tranquillity and the perfect retreat in the heart of the city. Rome Cavalieri has 345 bedrooms that each have their own private balcony, allowing you to witness the awing beauty of Rome from the comfort of your room. The hotel is the epitome of luxury and pampered opulence, bringing new meaning to the notions of Italian style.
A magical sleep awaits you in Rome Cavalieri’s Planetarium suite; it’s unique ceilings are decorated with fibre-optic stars, reminiscent of looking up at the stars while you sleep. The suite is the hotels premier romantic retreat, filled with antique and contemporary art, which includes a Robert Indiana series. The extra king-size floating featherbed dawns the finest linens, that will make you feel like you’re sleeping in paradise.
However, the most amazing thing about the suite is the amazing view of St. Peter’s Dome and beyond from the suites private roof garden. Other wonderful features include the mini pool on the suites private room garden, the stylish and unique Karl Lagerfeld giant sofas, the digital leather massage chair, the rare marble and malachite bathroom with hydro massage bath, dazzling Swarovski crystal fixtures and more.
Step out of your room and journey further into the hotel and you will find its Grand Spa, a spa so great it could rival a prestige health resort. Staying true to Roman tradition the award-winning spa club aims to tend to its guests mind, body and spirit by soothing, stimulating and rejuvenating. At the heart of the Grand Spa is a magnificent amethyst Turkish bath with beautiful marble platforms and Roman mosaics, it’s a place where you can go to stretch out and uncoil your muscles and mind. The spa also offers an assortment of beauty and relaxation facilities, such as hydro-massage and whirlpool, saunas, 10 individual themed treatment rooms, 1 indoor pool/3 outdoor pools and more.
Staying at this hotel means experiencing more than just a view from your room. Exclusive to guest staying at the Rome Cavalieri is a tour inspired by the Oscar and BAFTA winning Italian film “La Grande Bellezza” (The Great Beauty) by Paolo Sorrentino. The tour allows guests to explore the marvellous and undiscovered location throughout the eternal city that are featured in the film. Accompanied by the hotels resident Art Historian, you will spend the morning with visits to the Fontana dell’Acqua Paola on the Janiculum Hill and Donato Bramante’s Tempietto within the courtyard at San Pietro in Montorio. From there you will be driven to Trastevere and walk across the Ponte Sisto, considered by some as the most beautiful bridge in the city. After that you can walk to and marvel at the Palazzo Spada, Piazza Farnese and along the cobblestones of the historic Via Giulia lined with Renaissance palaces and hidden courtyards.
This tour is the only way to view the private apartments of the palace of the Marquis Sacchetti and enjoy a private reception at the home of Marchioness Violante Guerrieri Gonzaga on the rooftop terrace of Palazzo Taverna with stunning views of the historic city center. Later on in the day you will discover the Piazza Navona, Villa Medici with an exclusive tour of the gardens, drive along the Via Veneto and stop on a terrace overlooking the Colosseum and conclude with a surprise view.
Home to one of the greatest private art collections in the world, Rome Cavalieri is more than just your average luxury hotel. Rome Cavalieri houses more than a thousand artistic treasures in its public spaces and suites; you will find Old Masters, contemporary art, French antiques, rare tapestries, Sculptures, ceramics and more. Feast your eyes on a table designed for Marie Antoinette, a crib commissioned by Napoleon for his baby son, a commode made for the King of Poland and the hotels prized Tiepolo cycle purchased by the hotel at auction in 2006 for a record sum. To arrange a private tour simply visit the hotels Art Historian.
Dinning at Rome Cavalieri will be a remarkable experience, especially at its three-Michelin stars (the only Rome restaurant to be accorded this honour) restaurant, La Pergola. With an award winning wine cellar with over 60,000 bottles, a water menu with 29 choices, olive oils and vintage balsamic vinegars from the best producers in Italy, and the finest sourced ingredients in the Mediterranean, La Pergola simply screams excellence and finesse.
If the views from your room don't make you fall in love then the enhanting definitely will.