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Empire Palace Hotel

Via Aureliana 39, Rome, RM, Italy

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Empire Palace Hotel

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

The hotel is 400 meters from the bottom of Rome’s famous Via Veneto. The street--featured in the 1960 film La Dolce Vita--is lined with boutiques and pavement cafés as it winds up to the park Villa Borghese, the home of several of the city’s most popular museums.

Hotel Overview

Near Villa Borghese
Situated in Rome’s shopping and business district, 400 meters from Via Veneto and near the Acqua Felice Fountain, this converted Venetian palazzo is a half-mile from the Villa Borghese.
Hotel restaurant
Complimentary breakfast is provided; in the central courtyard, with gentle fountain, guests can order cocktails or wine from the adjacent Blue Bar and eat in the Aureliano restaurant.
Internet access
The 113 air-conditioned guestrooms of the Empire Palace Hotel offer wireless high-speed Internet access, in-room safes, minibars, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.
Property Location With a stay at Empire Palace Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Rome, steps from Via XX Settembre and 6 minutes by foot from Via Veneto. This 4-star hotel is 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Via Nazionale and 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Villa Borghese.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 110 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms with bathtubs or showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.
Amenities Enjoy recreation amenities such as a 24-hour fitness center or take in the view from a garden. This Beaux Arts hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Dining Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Wrap up your day with a drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary continental breakfast is served daily from 7 AM to 10:30 AM.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a 24-hour business center, limo/town car service, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Rome? This hotel has facilities measuring 1356 square feet (126 square meters), including conference space.

What to expect:

This privately owned hotel attracts a mixture of business and leisure guests looking for a quiet oasis in downtown Rome’s shopping and business district. The converted 1870 townhouse, built by Venetian nobles, surrounds a central courtyard and fountain. In the lounge, soft-brown Moroccan leather chairs and African wooden ornaments rest on the original, delicate marble floors beneath vaulted ceilings.

Location

Via Aureliana 39, Rome, RM, Italy

Airport:

FCO - Rome Fiumicino Airport

ROOMS

Overview

The Empire Palace Hotel, Rome, hotel has 113 guestrooms, all with high speed wireless Internet (surcharge). The rooms are decorated in a light yellow, with rich maroon or deep-blue patterned carpet and milky-blue or soft-yellow walls. Curtains and bed covers feature delicate patterns in matching color tones, with cord trim. All have desks and chairs in cherry wood. Rooms feature hand-colored prints of Wedgwood porcelain and Etruscan vases. Because the hotel is housed in a converted palazzo, room sizes and layout vary slightly. Bathrooms have off-white marble, hairdryers, and built-in radios.

Amenities

  • Free newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Phone
  • Pillow menu
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • LCD TV
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Non-Smoking
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Free wired Internet
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Pay movies
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Linens not available

DETAILS

Property Amenities

The Aureliano restaurant at the Empire Palace Hotel serves Mediterranean cuisine, with a seasonally changing menu, specializing in fish. The Blue Bar serves drinks and light snacks throughout the day, with live music every evening between April and October. In the central courtyard featuring a fountain made from 1500-year-old Carrara marble, guests can relax or enjoy drinks or a meal. The fitness center has seven machines, free weights, and a stretch bar. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel, including the courtyard (surcharge).

  • Library
  • Bar/lounge
  • Elevator
  • Fitness facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Free breakfast
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting rooms
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Computer station
  • Conference space size (meters) - 126
  • Luggage storage
  • Free parking nearby
  • Offsite parking reservations required
  • 24-hour business center
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 1356
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Wedding services
  • In-room accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Garden
  • Multilingual staff
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Year Built - 1887
  • Total number of rooms - 110
  • Number of floors - 5
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1

Dining

A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning.
Restaurant Aureliano
Decorated with green and terracotta pastels, light-wood paneling, and Murano blown-glass light fixtures in blue and red. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, opening to non-guests after breakfast, with its own separate street entrance. The Mediterranean menu changes seasonally, with fish a specialty, and a coordinated wine and champagne list.
The Blue Bar
Set in what once were stables, the bar faces one side of the courtyard, where guests can also enjoy their drinks. Original exposed-brick ceilings, distressed cobalt-blue paintwork, and Philippe Starck-designed, high-backed linen sofas and low, oversized, deep-red velvet stools. A wide range of cocktails, wines, and light snacks such as club sandwiches are available. Live music every evening April-October.

Recreation

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Via XX Settembre - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Via Veneto - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Via Nazionale - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Piazza della Repubblica - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Via Nomentana - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Piazza Barberini - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Via del Tritone - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Via Marsala - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
Baths of Diocletian - 0.9 km / 0.5 mi
Teatro dell'Opera di Roma - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Sistina Theater - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Villa Borghese - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Pincio - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Borghese Gallery - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Via Condotti - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi

The nearest airports are:
Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.) - 31.9 km / 19.8 mi
Rome (CIA-Ciampino) - 28.5 km / 17.7 mi

The preferred airport for Empire Palace Hotel is Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.).

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