Rocco Forte Hotel de Russie
There's no better way to experience the eternal city then staying at the world class Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie. Ideally situated between the Spanish Steps and the Piazza del Popolo on the Via del Babuino, the hotel is a five-star luxury property that’s just steps away from many of Rome’s famed attractions, and the chic shopping strip, Via Condotti. The hotel attracts an elite crowd including many recognizable celebrities.
The standard rooms at Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie are designed in a classical yet contemporary Italian style with carefully chosen artwork and fabrics in delicate, restful pastel hues. Most travelers find the rooms to be sufficiently spacious. All rooms at Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie feature individually controlled air conditioning, spacious working desks, broadband internet access, and satellite television. The bathrooms are finished in marble and feature authentic mosaics. Fluffy bathrobes are provided, along with the full line of the Rocco Forte Collection’s exclusive Italian bath products.
Guests that require the utmost in luxury will want to choose from some of the best suites in Rome. One among these suites at Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie is The Vaselli Suite, which overlooks the hotel’s ‘Secret Garden’ and features an 18 sq m terrace that’s perfect for romantic al fresco dining. Meanwhile, The Popolo Suite offers vistas of the Piazza del Popolo and the rooftops of Rome, which can be enjoyed from the well-furnished 25-square meter terrace. The crown jewel among the hotel’s rooms is The Nijinsky Suite, situated on the top floor. The absolutely cavernous 239 sqm terrace features all encompassing views of the secret garden, The Pincio, and the rooftops of Rome. Surrounded by flowers and plants, this terrace is a veritable oasis amidst the teeming activity of Rome’s city center, and the comfortable seating area features a movable electric canopy that can be used to cover part of the terrace. Back inside, there’s a fully equipped kitchen with a separate bar area, a dining room that can accommodate up to ten guests, a studio area, and a comfortable living room featuring a 50’ flat screen plasma TV. The stylish marble and mosaic bathroom features all of the aforementioned amenities of the standard rooms plus a decadent steam bath. It's no wonder that celebrities choose this has their home away from home in Rome.
The on-site restaurant at Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie, Le Jardin de Russie, is well regarded by Romans as well as hotel guests. Chef Nazzareno Menghini attracts a sophisticated following by placing emphasis on using local produce and only the very best Italian ingredients to create a well received menu. His style, at times quite simple, never loses sight of the primary ingredient being used but always offering interesting interpretations of well-known dishes. Housed in the lush terraced gardens, guests at Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie will love al fresco dining and Mediterranean cuisine under the stars. The Stravinskij Bar is also perched in the gardens, and offers you the chance to savor a cocktail while listening to some great live music.
Feel great by taking advantage of the De Russie Wellness Zone at Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie. The Wellness Zone is fully stocked with state of the art fitness equipment and has a personal trainer on hand, an authentic Finnish sauna, steam baths and even a saltwater whirlpool bath. The in-house spa offers an array of rejuvenating treatments.
Although one could be forgiven for lounging at the spa or in the terraced gardens for the duration of their stay, Rocco Forte Hotel De Russie’s knowledgeable concierge team will help you plan your itinerary and assure that your dinner reservations are at Rome's current besting dining venues. Besides the attractions in the immediate vicinity be sure to visit the Golden House of Nero, where the notorious Roman Emperor Nero allegedly played the fiddle while Rome burned around him in A.D. 64. Today parts of one of history’s most opulent palaces, along with a 150-foot tall statue of the emperor himself still stand. Than of course there’s St. Peter’s Basilica, which houses the Tomb of St. Peter and one of the world’s most famous cathedrals. Explore the architecturally splendid Villa d’Este Tivolli, which is noted for its intricate array of amazing fountains.
Guests that have traditionally preferred established hotels such has St. Regis, The Hassler or the Eden now have a new contemporary option - Rocco Forte Hotel de Russie.
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