Hotel Features. Silk fabric chairs furnish the marble lobby of the modern Grand Hotel Palatino, which was renovated in 2003. Multilingual 24-hour front desk and concierge staff welcome guests and provide tour assistance.
Dappled grey marble floors, high- backed seats and green-and-white interiors furnish the elegant L'Erbe restaurant. Open daily for dinner, the restaurant specialises in homemade ravioli. Le Spighe Restaurant offers international and Italian dishes. A baby grand piano, bronze panelling, resin-topped tables and red-velvet seating decorate Bar t, designed by Florentine architects. Serving drinks and meals until late, the bar also hosts live music daily, except Fridays. Complimentary buffet breakfasts are offered in two breakfast rooms.
The Grand Hotel Palatino has four air-conditioned conference rooms including the 220- capacity Sala Cesarini. The hotel offers wireless Internet access, and there are two high-speed Internet terminals in the lobby.
The hotel has a lounge adjoining the lobby, and a relaxing garden for guests. In-room massages are available on request.
Guestrooms. Dark carpets and antique paintings contrast with cream walls in the Grand Hotel Palatino's 208 climate-controlled guestrooms. All contemporary rooms have soundproofing, satellite television, dial-up Internet connections (surcharge) and safes. Most rooms offer rooftop views over Rome.
Expert Tip. For memorable sunsets, guests should walk down Via Cavour towards the Forum, Rome's 2,000-year-old ruins. Another favourite spot is Piazza del Campidoglio, designed by Michelangelo.
Double Single Use New Style: One double bed or two twin beds. Design furnishings. Flatscreen satellite TV with premium pay channels. Minibar. Desk. In-room safe and minibar. Direct-dial phone. Dial-up Internet access. Air conditioned and soundproofed. Bathrobe. Renovated in 2008.
Junior suite: One double bed or two twin beds. Designer furniture with separate sitting area. Air conditioned and soundproofed. Flatscreen satellite TV with premium pay channels. Minibar. Desk. In-room safe. Direct-dial phone. Wireless Internet access. Bathroom with combined shower and tub, and bathrobes. Renovated in 2008.
Classic Twin or Double: One double bed or two twin beds. Accessible by lift. Air conditioning. Double-glazed windows (soundproofing). Bathroom with tub and bidet. Dial-up Internet access (surcharge). In-room safe.
Classic Triple: One king bed and one sofabed; or two twin beds and one sofabed. Accessible by lift. Air conditioning. Double-glazed windows (soundproofing). Bathroom with tub and bidet. Dial-up Internet access (surcharge). In-room safe.
Executive Twin or Double: One double bed or two twin beds. Designer furniture. Air conditioned and soundproofed. Flatscreen satellite TV with premium pay channels. Minibar. Desk. In-room safe. Direct-dial phone. Wireless Internet access. Bathroom with combined shower and tub, and bathrobes. Renovated in 2008.
From Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO):
Distance to Grand Hotel Palatino is 26 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 journey time is about 35 minutes and single tickets cost 9.50 EUR. The Terravision shuttle bus runs between the airport and Termini station. From Termini, the metro runs to Cavour station, close to the hotel or taxis are available. Taxis from the airport to the city centre cost about 60 EUR, and taking a metered licensed taxi is advised. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The hotel is on Via Cavour. 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). Cavour is the metro stop closest to the hotel. 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. The hotel has secure underground parking (surcharge).
Driving directions. From Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO):
Take the Autostrada and follow signs for Centro.
Follow signs for Stazione Termini or Colosseum.
The hotel is 500 metres from the Colosseum.
- Complimentary Breakfast Lounge
- Dry Cleaning Service Wake Up Service
- Elevator/lift Garden
- Meeting room (small groups)
Room Amenities: , , • Smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV • Housekeeping (daily) • Complimentary toiletries • Climate control • Cribs (infant beds) available • Turndown service (on request) • Window opens • Rollaway beds • Bidet • Massage - available in room • Makeup mirror • Electronic/magnetic keys
Palatine Hill - 500 metres | Colosseum - 500 metres | Roman Forum - 500 metres | Capitoline Hill and Museums - 1 kilometre | Trevi Fountain - 1.5 kilometres | Via Condotti - 1.5 kilometres | Spanish Steps - 1.5 kilometres | Pantheon - 2 kilometres | Piazza Navona - 2.5 kilometres | The Vatican - 3 kilometres | Trastevere - 3 kilometres | Galleria Borghese - 3 kilometres|
Rome Hotels - Grand Hotel Palatino