Rome travel guide

If you’re seeking places to stay and eat during your Rome travels, read on for our top picks for accommodation and restaurants


Where to stay

The lounge at Hotel A.Roma
The lounge at Hotel A.Roma


A. Roma Hotel

While Rome holds an age-old charm with its Empire ruins, the artistic gems of the Renaissance masters, shopping, culture and gastronomy, the contemporary A.Roma lifestyle hotel sits in the rolling green hills of the outskirts.

Via Giorgio Zoega, 59
+39 06 87 800 168


Villa Spalletti Trivelli 

Historic luxury villa hotel in a very central location on a quiet, tree-lined street just to the south of the Giardini del Quirinale.

Via Piacenza, 4
+39 06 489 07934


Hotel De Russie 

Five-star hotel in the northern part of the city centre, right on the southern edge of the Piazza del Popolo. Convenient for walks up to the Villa Borghese.

Via del Babuino, 9
+39 06 328881


The Fifteen Keys Hotel 

Contemporary four-star hotel with 15 individually designed bedrooms in a secluded street in the cosmopolitan Monti neighbourhood of central Rome.

Via Urbana, 6/7
+39 06 4891 3446 


Mario de’ Fiori 37 

Seventeenth-century townhouse on a narrow street between the Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps. Would make an ideal base for a shopping trip.

Via Mario de’ Fiori, 37
+39 06 6992 1907


Albergo del Senato 

Three-star hotel with comfortable rooms and elegant décor close to the Pantheon and the Campo dei Fiori, with many other historic sites within easy walking distance.

Piazza della Rotonda, 73
+39 06 6784343 


Where to eat

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Ristorante 34

A cosy and traditional restaurant founded in 1968 quite near Piazza di Spagna. Very traditionally Roman yet creative with it.

Via Mario de’ Fiori 34
+39 06 679 5091



Palatial 5-star hotel with bar and Michelin-starred restaurant in part of an old convent set in mature gardens. Mediterranean cuisine courtesy of one-starred resident chef Claudio Mengoni and two-starred executive chef Andrea Migliaccio.

Aldrovandi Villa Borghese, Via Ulisse Aldrovandi, 15
+39 06 322 3993 


Osteria Bonelli

A simple yet very good eatery with a fresh, seasonal menu – and just the one glass for both water and wine!

Viale dell’Acquedotto Alessandrino, 172
+39 329 863 3077


Ercoli 1928

Classic yet cosmopolitan Italian restaurant, shop and vermouth bar. Eat in or buy to take away at the delicatessen.

Viale Parioli, 184
+39 06 808 0084

Via Montello, 26
+39 06 3720243



Kosher restaurant in the Jewish Ghetto. Offering the best of Roman Jewish and Middle Eastern cuisine, it is particularly known for its deep-fried artichokes.

Via del Portico d’Ottavia, 57
+39 06 6889 2868


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