Rome 4-Star Hotels
ABOVE: Terrace of the
Rome four-star hotels (P-Z)
The roof terrace offers views from this six-story hotel on the busy Piazza
Venezia. The Vittorio Emmanuele II monument is across the street, and the
Colosseum is close by.
With only 25 rooms, the Hotel Pantheon (named after the Roman landmark next
door) offers coziness in the heart of the city. All rooms have bathtubs, so you
can enjoy a relaxing soak after a long day of sightseeing.
Both the Basilica of St. John Lateran (Rome's cathedral church) and the
Colosseum are near the President; the Termini station is also within walking
distance. The hotel is modern in style and has a 50-car garage.
Jamie Dunford Wood of Travel Intelligence writes: "The Quirinale is a useful
choice of hotel for those who want the luxury of a suite without the prices of
the Via Veneto."
Some of the 71 rooms have private terraces--and if yours doesn't, you can enjoy
the view from the roof garden at this small luxury hotel in the central historic
If your tastes run toward the contemporary, and if you demand a full array of
amenities and services, the Regent is worth a look. The hotel, which is in the
Parioli district, offers special rooms for non-smokers and the disabled.
Rose Garden Palace
This relatively new boutique hotel faces the American Embassy and is surrounded by a
private rose garden. Six of its 65 rooms and suites are designed for disabled
guests, and you can enjoy a Turkish bath, sauna, or Shiatsu massage in the
The Piazza dei Cinquecento and the Diocletian Baths are the Royal Santina's
neighbors; so is the Stazione Termini, which is only 200 meters distant. The
hotel caters to modern tastes and has a private garage.
This turn-of-the-20th-Century hotel is just off the Via Veneto and 200 meters
from the Spanish Steps. Some of the bedrooms accommodate disabled guests; all
are soundproofed and have double-glazed windows to keep La Dolce Vita
from disturbing your sleep.
An "American breakfast" with hot and cold items is one highlight of the
Starhotel Metropole, which lies behind the Opera House and three blocks from the
Termini station. Rooms for non-smokers and disabled guests are available, and
the hotel welcomes small pets.
You can check your e-mail at the Internet desk in this modern business-oriented
hotel on the edge of the city center. St. Peter's Basilica, just 500 meters
away, is clearly visible from the street outside the hotel.
The original hotel in Italy's Roscioli chain is located a football field's
length from the historic church of Santa Maria Maggiore. The hotel, which was
built in the 1940s, has 200 rooms and is barely more than a train's length from
the Stazione Termini.
A rooftop restaurant, a pizzeria with wood-fired oven, a piano bar, and marble
bathrooms are among the amenities at this former brothel by the Piazza del
The White Hotel opened in 1993. It occupies a 19th Century building near the
Trevi Fountain and the Quirinale Gardens.