Hotel Features. Set in a neo-Gothic palazzo, this renovated 1870s townhouse is centred around a courtyard with a 1500-year-old Carrara marble fountain. The lobby features marble flooring, vaulted ceiling and African wooden ornaments. Moroccan leather chairs furnish the lounge.
Mediterranean and fish specialities are served in the Empire Palace Hotel's wood-panelled Restaurant Aureliano. Guests can dine inside, beneath Murano glass light fittings, or outside in the courtyard. The Blue Bar is set in the palazzo's converted stables where original brick ceilings contrast with red velvet stools and Philippe Starck linen sofas. Live music plays nightly from April to October. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast.
A meeting room for 45 people and business centre are available. The hotel offers wireless Internet access and complimentary newspapers.
There is a fitness centre with resistance and cardio machines, free weights and a stretch bar on site.
Guestrooms. The Empire Palace Hotel's 113 climate-controlled guestrooms are decorated with Etruscan vases and Wedgwood porcelain prints. All rooms have satellite television, wireless Internet access and minibars. Marble bathrooms feature designer toiletries, bathrobes, slippers and radios.
Expert Tip. The boutique- and café- lined Via Veneto, which appeared in 1960s film "La Dolce Vita", is 400 metres away and leads to Villa Borghese's gardens, boating lake and museums.
Standard twin/double room: One king bed or two twin beds. Separate seating area with round table and chair, extra wardrobe space. High-speed wireless Internet (surcharge).
Single room: One twin bed. Linen sheets with extra bedding in room. 21-inch television with remote control. ETRO complimentary toiletries, windows that open, and climate control. Minibar, housed in a cherry wood cabinet, includes mineral water and Veuve Clicquot champagne. Hi speed wireless Internet access (surcharge).
From Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO):
Distance to Empire Palace Hotel is 35 kilometres, approximately 45 minutes' drive.
Getting there. The Leonardo Express runs between the airport and the Termini train station in the city centre every 30 minutes. The station is one kilometre from the hotel. The journey time is about 35 minutes and single tickets cost 9.50 EUR. The Terravision shuttle bus runs between the airport and Termini station. Taxis to the city centre cost about 60 EUR, and taking a metered licensed taxi is advised. The hotel can arrange airport transport on request. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The hotel is on Via Aureliana. Rome's historic city centre is easy to explore on foot, as many attractions are located close together. The city has an efficient public transport system, including trams, buses, suburban trains, and metro (underground). Tickets can be purchased from tobacconists and ATAC ticket machines, and should be bought prior to boarding. Single tickets cost 1 EUR, and are valid for 75 minutes, covering one metro trip and unlimited bus travel. Driving in the city centre is not advised for visitors. Valet parking is available close to the hotel.
Driving directions.From Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO):
Take the Autostrada towards Rome and follow the exit for GRA (Grande Raccordo Annulare) in the direction of Florence.
Take exit 8 for Roma Nord-Salario Parioli.
Continue straight along Via Salaria to Piazza Fiume.
Turn right onto Via Sicilia and take the first left for Via Lucania.
Take the next right onto Via Boncompagni and the second left for Via Romagna.
Continue onto Via XX Settembre. Via Aureliana is the first right.
- Garage High Speed Internet
- Rollaway Bed Children Stay Free - under 2 years old
- Health Club Dry Cleaning Service
- Complimentary Breakfast - buffet Wake Up Service
- Cribs Laundry Facilities
- Currency Exchange Smoking Rooms Available
- Banquet Facilities Conference Room(s)
- Fitness Equipment Airport Transportation - fees
- Bar/Lounge Concierge desk
- Garden - limited hours Parking (valet)
- Business services Meeting room (small groups)
- Elevator/lift Restaurant(s)
- Babysitting or child care Audiovisual equipment
- Photocopy machine
Room Amenities: , , • Complimentary toiletries • Housekeeping (daily) • Smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV • Premium TV channel(s) • Bidet • Extra towels/bedding in room • Electronic/magnetic keys • Makeup mirror • Turndown service (on request) • Climate control • Pay movies • Window opens • Bathroom telephone • Trouser press
Acqua Felice Fountain - 400 metres | Terme di Diocleziano - 400 metres | Via Veneto - 400 metres | Piazza della Repubblica - 600 metres | Trinita dei Monti and the Spanish steps - 1 kilometre| Galleria Borghese and gardens - 1 kilometre | Via Condotti shopping area - 1 kilometre | Trevi Fountain - 1.5 kilometres | Santa Maria Maggiore Church and Square - 1.5 kilometres| Vatican City - 5 kilometres |
Rome Hotels - Empire Palace Hotel