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Where to Stay

Relais Teatro Argentina, centre
Financial Times
An insider pick for a charming affordable hotel in central Rome. "Combining five-star service with family charm and the elegance of a vintage pa ...
JK Place Roma, Spanish Steps
Wallpaper
Smart new hotel in Rome near the Spanish Steps, by acclaimed hotelier Ori Kafi. "Florentine architect Michele Bonan has outfitted the 30 sumptuo ...
Hotel Hassler Villa Medici
British Harper's Bazaar, Our Friends, Vanity Fair
Beautiful luxury hotel located atop the Spanish steps with stunning views over Rome.  The favourite Rome hotel of top-model, Freja Beh ...
Gran Melia Villa Agrippina, Centre / Gianicolo
Elle Decor
Stylish new urban resort in Rome.  "Located in Rome's historic Gianicolo district, the Gran Melia Villa Agrippina hotel, designed by St ...
Villa Spalletti Trivelli, Centre
Tatler
A charming hidden hotel in Rome. In December 2011, Tatler writes about Villa Spalletti Trivelli, "This villa is where you get all the benefits of a ...
Babuino 181, Spanish Steps, Piazzo del Popolo
Tatler
"The new kid on the block" in Rome.  [Tatler, October 2010]   Restored, 19th century palazzo in a stellar location (between Pia ...
La Residenza Napoleon III
New York Social Diary, Our Friends, Financial Times, Financial Times, Tatler
Tatler calls La Residenza Napoleon III "the poshest B & B in town." The FT says it's the "grandest B & B" in Rome. It's all ...
Casa Manni, Piazza di Spagna
Town and Country, Financial Times
Lots of buzz surrounding this new, super-luxe two-bedroom apartment rental in Rome, located in a 17th century palazzo just off the Spanish Steps. Sophy ...
La Posta Vecchia, just outside Rome, Lazlo
Our Friends
Quick getaway idea from Rome, just 40 minutes away from downtown. La Posta Vecchia is a former home of U.S. industrialist J. Paul Getty, who bought the ...
La Limonaia a Mare, Quick getaway from Rome, Ponza, Aeolian Islands
British Harper's Bazaar
Ponza is a secret hideaway for Rome's "in" crowd, less than two hours from the capital, in the Aeolian Islands. The Fendis have been co ...
St George Hotel
Wallpaper
Wallpaper's hotel pick for business travellers visiting Rome, located in a 500-year old palazzo on via Giulia, close to fashionable restaurants and  ...
Hotel de Russie, Piazza del Popolo
Elle, Financial Times, Town and Country, Our Friends, Tatler, W Magazine
As-swanky-as-ever old world, luxury hotel, considered by many switched-on types to be the "it" hotel in Rome. Tatler says that the spa ha ...
Hotel Pulitzer
Elle Decor
"Rooms exude a minimalist vibe with midcentury-modern decor and walls hung with abstract prints."  [Elle Decor] ...
Portrait Suites
Town and Country, British Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair, W Magazine, DailyCandy
Super-swanky suites done up by Leonardo Ferragamo in a 19th century palazzo in the chicest shopping district. Amazing views from the rooftop terrace. To ...
Hotel Locarno
Financial Times, Our Friends, Financial Times, DailyCandy
Understated, old world hotel in Rome offering excellent service and comfortable rooms near the Piazza del Popolo.  Try to get a room in the new win ...
Villa Laetitia, Prati
Elle, Town and Country, Financial Times
The FT announced the opening of Villa Laetitia, a deco-era, 15 room property owned by the Fendis in the Prati quarter, 15 minute walk from Piazza di ...
The Inn at the Roman Forum, Forum
Town and Country
12-room boutique hotel with well-designed rooms, featuring "striking" wallpaper and four poster beds. The fourth floor common area includes a ...
Casa Howard
British Harper's Bazaar, Our Friends, DailyCandy
Three widely-acclaimed, boutique guest houses, two near the Spanish steps and one on Via Sistina.   "Luxe for less," comme ...
Hotel Due Torri
Our Friends
A charming, small traditional hotel reflecting the spirit of Rome.  Perfect spot for a quick visit.  Good value. ...
Hotel Lord Byron, Borghese Gardens
Our Friends
Located on the edge of the Borghese Gardens, this chic hotel offers luxury accommodations in a contemporary Art Deco setting. ...
Suite Beccaria
Our Friends
Top notch "designer" B & B located near the Piazza del Popolo. Well appointed rooms, good value. ...
Intown Luxury Suites
W Magazine
W writes, " A private palazzo that has been converted into six spacious suites, with colorful shantung silk bedding and decadent marble bathrooms.& ...
Black Hotel
Our Friends
Design hotel in Rome surrounded by a beautiful, peaceful park, a little ways from the city center. ...
Hotel D´Inghilterra
Our Friends
Glamorous, old world luxury hotel in the heart of Rome.   Hollywood bling meets la Principessa. ...

Where to Eat

Primo al Pigneto, Pigneto
Our Friends, Wallpaper
"Once downbeat, Rome's Pigneto district is a new culinary champ. Primo serves seasonal, innovative food and has become a culinary institutio ...
Metamorfosi, Parioli
Financial Times
"[It's] worth venturing out to leafy, quiet Parioli to the place everyone is talking about – Metamorfosi. Postcard Italian this is not ...
Roscioli, Campo de' Fiori
Financial Times
"All foodie counsel – in print, blog or tweet form – will lead you to Roscioli, near the Campo de’ Fiori, which happens to liv ...
La Gensola, Trastevere
Elle
Trastevere's La Gensola is a great restaurant in Rome for "simple and classic Italian pastas," according to British singer Florence Wel ...
Ottavio, Gerusalemme
Elle Decor
Elle Decor wrties about Ottavio, "The chic setting attracts creative types, but the exceptional fish (both raw and in pasta dishes) and excellent s ...
Caffe Ciampini, Piazza di Spagna
Elle Decor
"A terraced refuge from the madness of the Spanish Steps with great salads and sandwiches. "  [Elle Decor, Caffe Ciampini review] ...
Osteria La Gensola
Financial Times, Elle Decor
For seafood in Rome, "Osteria La Gensola, on a tiny isosceles of a piazza in Trastevere, takes the vote for breadth and creativity of presentati ...
Taverna Trilussa, Trastevere
Elle Decor
The (sometimes prickly) waiters serve up some of the best pasta in Rome in big copper pans—but everything on the menu is winning."  [Ell ...
Da Benito e Gilberto al Falco, San Pietro
Elle Decor
"With just 30 seats, and a repertoire of local specialties strong on seafood, this Fellini favorite remains a true Roman trattoria. "  [E ...
La Pergola
Elle Decor
"If you want to spend your week’s food budget all at one meal, this three-Michelin-star restaurant offers Rome’s best high-end gourmet ...
Babette
Elle Decor
Elle Decor writes about Babette, "Great anytime, but especially at lunch when the buffet is packed with local specialties like sautéed ch ...
Flavio al Velavevodetto, Monte Testacio
Financial Times, Town and Country
"For real Roman cooking and the company of other Romans, this new restaurant in the city's gastronomy crazed Testaccio district is terrific, ...
Pastificio San Lorenzo, Piazza le del Verano
Wallpaper
Wallaper says, "Pastificio San Lorenzo has fast become a place to see and be seen [in Rome]. Located on the ground floor of an old factory with ...
Molto, Parioli
Financial Times
Three-Michelin-starred Roman chef Heinz Beck advises for the FT, "When in Rome, The best place to eat outside ... is Molto, a restaurant in ...
Osteria San Cesario, San Cesareo, southeast
Financial Times
For a lazy weekend lunch in Rome, the best place, according to local star-chef Heinz Beck (La Pergola), is "Osteria San Cesario, a restaurant  ...
Da Felice
Financial Times
An insider favourite for the best business lunch spot in Rome, by top-chef Heinz Beck. "[Try] Da Felice, a real trattoria with a very Rom ...
Tuna Restaurant
Wallpaper
Buzzy restaurant in Rome, overlooking the busy Via Veneto, serving fresh seafood in an all-white interior.  Wallpaper writes about Ristorante ...
Maccheroni, Piazza delle Coppelle
Financial Times
Good spot for casual, outdoor dining in Rome, says the FT.  "When in Rome do as Michelle Obama did. [Click here to see a You ...
ZaZa, Pantheon
Elle
Elle's pizza pick for Rome, "where the dough rises for 60 hours."  Located near the Pantheon. ...
Ivo a Trastevere, Trastevere
Financial Times
In the attached article on the pizza scene in Rome, the FT points out, "... Neapolitan pizza -- a thick crusted variety with less cheese and tomato ...
Met, Ponte Milvio
Town and Country
Trendy restaurant in Rome, popular with the glitzy sports and entertainment crowds.  While the Italian food and sushi served are fine, ...
Salotto 42
Town and Country
Town & Country writes, "The apertivo con buffet, a northern Italian convention, has recently caught on big-time in Rome. Instead of dinner, gro ...
McDonald's, Piazza di Spagna
Our Friends
Okay, relax before you lay into us. Located next to the Spanish Steps, it's the largest Mcdo in the world and it's discreet outside and is ac ...
Fiaschetteria Beltramme
Financial Times
Tiny restaurant with a sign on the door simply saying FIASCHETTERIA (wine bar). "The walls have art left by impoverished artists who couldn' ...
Hosteria Dell´Orso
W Magazine
"Chef Gualtiero Marchesi creates his own haute version of classic Roman fare, like a deconstructed pasta all' amatricana," says W. ...
Santa Lucia
DailyCandy
"For dinner under the stars, order the off-menu gnocchetti and book a table on the hidden terrace at Santa Lucia." report  DailyCandy. ...
Il Bacaro, Pantheon
Our Friends
An ideal place for a romantic dinner outside in Rome.   Small, cute restaurant under a pergola on the north side of the Pantheon.    ...