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The Westin Excelsior, Rome

VIA VITTORIO VENETO 125-00187, , Rome, Italy


The Westin Excelsior, Rome


Insider Tip

In the 1960s, Via Veneto was immortalized in the films of Italian director Federico Fellini, and today the Excelsior still epitomizes the glamour of La Dolce Vita ("the sweet life").

Hotel Overview

Prime location
Commanding a prime site on the Via Veneto, this palatial limestone hotel is the epitome of la dolce vita.
Luxurious comforts
Guestrooms have gilded Empire-style furniture, crystal chandeliers, Westin's Heavenly Beds®, and marble baths.
Wellness spa
Opened in 2002, the health club features a Roman-style indoor pool of sapphire blue, along with spa tub, steam room, and sauna.

Amenity highlights:

The Westin Excelsior offers a desirable location less than a 10-minute walk from upscale shopping, sidewalk cafés, and attractions such as the Spanish Steps and Villa Borghese. The health club features a Roman-style indoor pool, plus spa tub, sauna, steam room, massage services, aromatherapy, and beauty treatments. The hotel's Restaurant Doney overlooks Via Veneto, while the h club>doney has an outdoor terrace, perfect for people-watching. Wireless Internet access is available in all rooms and public areas (surcharge).

What to expect:

Fully renovated in 2002, this regal 1906 building stands on fashionable Via Veneto. The spacious lobby leads to a vast lounge, with marble floors, stucco ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and early 19th-century Empire-style furniture of gilded wood, upholstered with red-and-cream fabrics. Guests include the rich and famous; corporate and government leaders, and well-traveled couples.


VIA VITTORIO VENETO 125-00187, , Rome, Italy


FCO - Rome Fiumicino Airport



The Westin Excelsior, Rome, offers 316 guestrooms in either Imperial or Biedermeier style, with crystal chandeliers, hand-decorated walls, and a maroon, green or fawn palette. Rooms feature Westin Heavenly Beds: custom-designed, foot-thick pillow-top mattress with all-white bedding, triple sheeting, down blanket, comforter and duvet, and five pillows (two goose down/feather, two hypo-allergenic, and a decorative neck roll pillow). Marble bathrooms include dual sinks, telephones, bathrobes, and slippers. Wireless Internet access is available (surcharge).


  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom telephone
  • Bidet
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Climate control
  • Clock radio
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Cribs (infant beds) available
  • Electronic/magnetic keys
  • 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
  • Multi-line phone
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Premium TV channel(s)
  • Private bathroom
  • Rollaway beds
  • Sewing kit
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Television
  • Turndown service
  • Voice mail
  • Wake-up calls
  • Window opens


Property Amenities

The Westin Excelsior has earned a coveted place on the Condé Nast Traveler 2007 Gold List of the World's Best Places to Stay and on Travel + Leisure's list of the 500 Greatest Hotels in the World. The hotel combines the gilded glamour of early-20th-century Europe with up-to-date luxuries and conveniences. The health club features a sapphire-blue pool ringed by potted palms and white-linen chairs. The business center has two computers with Internet access (surcharge). Wireless Internet access is available in all rooms and public areas (surcharge). Seven meeting spaces include the Winter Garden (accommodates 500).

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air-conditioned public areas
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • Ballroom(s)
  • Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • Room service

Number of floors: 6

Number of suites: 32

Number of rooms: 316


Extra person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
There are no room charges for children 2 and younger who occupy the same room as their parents or guardians.
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.


Doney Restaurant
Enjoy perfect service in the sumptuous main room or people watch from one of the tables along the Via Veneto. A grand buffet is available for lunch and an à la carte menu both for lunch and dinner. For Sunday brunch, from 12.30 to 15.30, the Doney proposes tidbit dishes accompanied by oysters and the finest glass of Perrier-Jouet champagne. Starting in mid March, enjoy live jazz music with the Sunday Jazz Lunch @ Doney. A duo composer, made up of a pianist and a singer will offer an international repertoire, creating a relaxing and ideal atmosphere to spend Sunday in a different way.
h club>Doney
A contemporary twist on the Hotel Westin Excelsior Rome's historical Roman café. This innovative lounge bar extends along Via Veneto with an atmosphere rich in colors and music: h club>doney is the ideal place for breakfast, brunch, aperitif, dinner or just for simply having a drink with your friends in the heart of Rome.
ORVM bar
A modern and elegant art deco style offers classical and refined. Architectural details and furnishings including Mexican onyx, used for in panels decorating the bar corner, and English lamps that set the mood. From vases made in stone from Lecce, Italy to the South American wood chosen to create the warm parquet. Open daily from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.


The hotel's health club and spa features a sapphire-blue indoor pool, along with a sauna, spa tub, steam bath, fitness equipment, massage services, and beauty treatments. Villa Borghese, a Renaissance villa with extensive parkland and gardens, is a five-minute walk from the hotel. It's a lovely place for strolling, jogging, bicycling, and horse riding. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Horse riding/rental
  • Running track/path
  • Scooter/Moped Rentals