Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte Hotel


A remarkable, classically designed hotel overlooking the Spanish Steps, Hotel de la Ville is a throwback five-star property in Rome that feels perfectly at home in the heart of this timeless city.

Why you'll love it here

  • Stay in the heart of Rome in this glamorous hotel, overlooking the iconic Spanish Steps
  • Sip Aperol Spritz cocktails at Cielo rooftop bar and watch the sun set over the ‘Eternal City’
  • Enjoy delicious alfresco breakfasts in the hotel’s enchanting Roman Courtyard
  • Admire the elegant architecture of this historic property – a restored 18th-century palazzo
  • Unwind in the Sicilian-inspired Irene Forte Spa, with plunge pool and Mediterranean salt room


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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

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The setting for Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte Hotel is undeniably good, overlooking the Spanish Steps and with many highlights of Rome, numerous restaurants and boutique outlets all within easy walking distance; perfection.

And more than a little bit of that history finds its way inside too, through antique furnishings, dazzling chandeliers and a classical splendour that befits the ornate stone balconies and original façade of the hotel’s exterior.

Then, head to the top floor, and in addition to Hotel de la Ville’s other Michelin-standard restaurants and atmospheric lobby lounge, you also have a rooftop bar, where views over Rome with an accompanying cocktail is as good as compulsory, particularly at sunset.

Unusually for such a central Rome property, Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte Hotel also boasts a fantastic, modern and wonderfully well-equipped spa. Here lies a fine mix of treatments and relaxation therapies, as well as a sauna, steam room, ice fountains, a plunge pool, Jacuzzi, foot baths and innovative salt-inhalation room, a gym and yoga studio, leaving you feeling in tip-top shape to enjoy the city’s many sights even more.

In fact, when it comes to exploring Rome, look no further than the concierge team at Hotel de la Ville, as they offer everything from Ferrari sightseeing tours to restaurant recommendations, leaving you spoilt between the gourmet onsite and numerous nearby options to choose from.

Your final sense of place comes in the guestrooms and suites here, which all have a distinctly Italian feel to them, Romanesque ornaments and for some, fantastic views of the city to be enjoyed from either your oversized windows or private furnished balcony.

Expect classical, grand interior design for every guestroom and suite at Hotel de la Ville, with antique-style furniture, high ceilings and ornate cornicing setting the tone, plus ancient-looking ornaments and artefacts dotted throughout; a lovely touch. Thick drapes frame every window or balcony door, and bathrooms are clad in Italian marble, yet within these decidedly regal looking spaces you will also find smart TVs, a top-end minibar, walk-in shower and Bluetooth speakers for the bathroom, Irene Forte toiletries, a king or super-king-size bed and for some, a furnished terrace too. You’ll benefit from views of the city or central courtyard depending on exactly where your room is positioned in the building, and if looking for something seriously special – opt for one of the larger suites for personal concierge services, a wet bar and lots of additional extras, plus significantly larger floorplans for each.

Junior Suite

Junior Suite

Book a Junior Suite for 48sq m to stretch out in, Via Sistina or courtyard views and a joint bedroom/lounge area plus all the standard Hotel de la Ville extras, and a king or super-king-size bed.
Studio Junior Suite

Studio Junior Suite

Studio Junior Suites provide some of the more unique guestrooms in the city, thanks to their split-level layout that comprises a lounge area below and bedroom above, an overall floorplan of 50-60sq m, Via Sistina views and all other Hotel de la Ville extras included.
Grand Junior Suite with Terrace

Grand Junior Suite with Terrace

Larger than the standard Junior Suite at 55sq m, this grand option boasts not just the bigger floorplan but also a wonderful terrace with courtyard views, and all other Hotel de la Ville extras.
Grand Suite with Terrace

Grand Suite with Terrace

This is a super option with its larger than average floorplan, furnished terrace and inner courtyard views, as well as personalised concierge and breakfast services, a living room and all other Hotel de la Ville extras.
Panoramic Suite with Terrace

Panoramic Suite with Terrace

The terrace of this Panoramic Suite alone is 25sq m, making it the perfect choice for anyone looking to make the most of that unmistakeable Rome skyline. The room itself is also 60sq m, enough space for a lounge area and plenty more additional extras, plus complimentary services aplenty.
Signature Suites

Signature Suites

The three stunning Signature Suites at Hotel de la Ville are each a beautiful bespoke space of artworks, at least one huge furnished terrace with Rome views, living areas, and a long list of complimentary services including in-room spa treatments, a personal concierge and so much more on top. These are certainly among the most lavish hotel rooms in the city.

With the highlights of Rome on your doorstep, it’s fair to say that any onsite facilities found within the Hotel de la Ville are a bonus, none more so than the spa, where you’ll find enriching treatments and massage therapies alike, ice fountains, a steam room and sauna, salt-inhalation room, foot baths and a plunge pool too. There’s also a modern gym and yoga studio here, while elsewhere the helpful concierge can arrange everything from valet parking to restaurant reservations or dry-cleaning, should you need it.

Being situated above the Spanish Steps, you could not be better placed as this is one of the ultimate central Rome hotel locations, meaning all the city’s top attractions are within easy walking distance. These include the Piazza del Popolo, Quartiere Coppedè, Villa Borghese, Trevi Fountain and countless restaurants, bars and boutiques, plus the Roman Forum, Coliseum, Sistine Chapel Pantheon a little further afield, all of which can be visited either on foot, by bike, helicopter, vespa or Ferrari, courtesy of the Hotel de la Ville concierge.  

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  • Time zone: +1 GMT
  • Flight time: Around 2 to 3 hours
  • Currency: Euro
  • Tipping guideline: At discretion
  • Health considerations: No major health risks
  • Capital: Rome
  • Population: 58,697,744 (2023)
  • National languages: Italian
  • Electricity and plugs: Type C/F - 230V, 50Hz
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: No (For stays of up to 90 days)

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