Splendide Royal Rome

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  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
  •  Gallery - Europe: Italy: Rome: Villa Borghese
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Insider Tip
  • The building was constructed as a Maronite convent in 1880; the last nuns left in 2000. A small church and cloister lie within the complex and remain the property of the Maronite order.
Hotel Overview
  • Near Spanish Steps
    Just off Rome’s exclusive Via Veneto, this small, opulent hotel occupies a 19th-century building facing Villa Borghese park; the Spanish Steps are 500 metres away.
  • Wireless Internet
    The 68 guestrooms of the Hotel Spendide Royal reflect the style of a 17th-century villa, with Persian rugs, sculpted ceilings, and bathrooms of Carrara marble; all have wireless Internet access.
  • Gourmet restaurant
    Mirabelle, the hotel’s highly regarded restaurant, offers splendid views of the parklands and city from its rooftop perch.
What to Expect:
  • This hotel, which opened in 2001, occupies an 1880 building in a fashionable district of Rome. The reception area has a black-and-cream marble floor, an ornate coffered ceiling, gilt-edged mirrors, antique paintings, canary-yellow armchairs, and a glittering chandelier. Despite the aristocratic touches, the hotel has a gracious and friendly feel. Staff members pride themselves on being able to recognize each of their guests, most of whom are middle-aged couples desiring luxury and tranquility.
Amenity Highlights:
  • The Mirabelle rooftop restaurant, a favorite with Italian politicians, offers beautiful views of the Villa Borghese and the city beyond. The chandelier in the hotel's reception area was used for the ballroom scene of the 1963 movie Il Gattopardo (The Leopard).


Rome, 187

  • Villa Borghese
  • Airport:

    Rome Fiumicino Airport FCO
  • Hotel Spendide Royal, Rome, has 68 guestrooms, designed in the style of a 17th-century villa. All feature Persian rugs, golden-yellow walls, and sculpted ceilings appointed with patterned crown molding. The striped curtains and floral bedcovers of golden-yellow, red, and blue are inspired by colors worn by the Vatican's Swiss Guards. Rooms include wireless Internet access (surcharge), minibars, and remote lighting and drapery control. Each bathroom of black-and-gray Carrara marble has a telephone, bathrobes, slippers, makeup mirror, scale, and two sinks.
Room Amenities: 
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bidet
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Extra towels/bedding in room
  • Hair dryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • In-room safe
  • Internet access - surcharge
  • Makeup mirror
  • Massage - available in room
  • Minibar
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Private bathroom
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sewing kit
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Television
  • Turndown service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens
Property Amenities
  • The Splendide Royal features a rooftop haute-cuisine restaurant frequented by Italian politicians and celebrities. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily. A fitness room is on the fourth floor, and complimentary shuttle service is available Tuesday through Saturday. Designer shops such as Armani, Prada, Valentino, and Versace are within a 10-minute walk.

    Wireless Internet access is available in the public areas and all guestrooms (surcharge).

    The following list of amenities are available on-site. Fees may apply.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Banquet facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Business services
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Concierge desk
  • Conference room(s)
  • Currency exchange
  • Doorman/doorwoman
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Elevator/lift
  • Event catering
  • Internet access in public areas - surcharge
  • Laundry facilities
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Medical assistance available
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Parking (valet)
  • Parking nearby
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant(s) in hotel
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Safe-deposit box - front desk
  • Shoe shine
  • Tour assistance
  • Wedding services
Number of rooms: 
  • 68
  • Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
    Rollaways and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
    Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests made via this Web site cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Small pets only
Check-in time: 
  • 2 PM
Check-out time: 
  • Noon
  • The hotel serves a complimentary buffet breakfast each morning.

  • Mirabelle
    Featured in the 2007 Michelin collection and located on the seventh floor, this haute-cuisine restaurant opens onto a terrace during summer, with striking views of the Villa Borghese. White-and-lemon table linens and fresh flowers set the scene, and the room is candlelit at night. The menu includes Terrine di Foie Gras, regional pasta dishes, and the signature chocolate dessert Settimo Cielo (Seventh Heaven). Mirabelle is popular with Italian politicians. It is open for lunch and dinner daily. Reservations are necessary, and jackets are required.
  • The hotel has a well-equipped fitness room. Villa Borghese, a Renaissance villa with gardens and extensive parkland, is across the street--a lovely place for strolling, jogging, bicycling, and horse riding. Bicycles are available for rent at Villa Borghese, and on special request they can be brought directly to the hotel.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals
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