The hotel's ivy-covered façade gives way to a lobby boasting artworks by Picasso and Miró, as well as classical Roman statuary. The three-tiered rooftop terrace offers views over St Peter's Basilica, the Vittoriano monument and Castel Sant'Angelo. The ground- floor library has an extensive collection of books which can be taken to rooms or the rooftop terrace on request. The marble-floored Picasso restaurant features antique tables and 19th-century silk-upholstered chairs, and serves breakfast and seasonal Italian dishes. The hotel serves snacks, teas, coffees and alcoholic drinks until late, accompanied by live piano music. Guests can watch satellite television while working out on the six aerobic machines in the fitness centre, or unwind in the small Finnish sauna. The conference room features audio-visual facilities and can seat up to 40 delegates. The hotel is located five metres from Piazza Navona, a lively square dotted with cafes, built atop the ruins of an ancient Roman stadium. The square is home to Bernini's spectacular 17th-century fountain, the 'Fontana dei Fiumi'. Rome Fiumicino Airport is 26 kilometres away and can be reached by car in approximately 45 minutes.
Classic room: One double bed or two twin beds. Red leather antique desk chairs and sold dark wood desks, antique dresser, gold candelabra lights, Flemish tapestries, and high ceilings. The small bathrooms feature illuminated make-up mirrors, power showers over the bathtub and Bulgari toiletries.
Deluxe Double: One double bed or two twin beds. Hand-painted cornices and ceilings, gold candelabra lights and either carpeted or wooden floors. Solid dark wood desks, antique dressers, Flemish tapestries, and high ceilings. Small bathrooms have grey marble sinks, floors, and baths. Dramatic iridescent Spanish tiles cover the walls. Illuminated make-up mirrors, power showers over the bathtub and Bulgari toiletries.
Executive Richard Meier Deluxe: One double bed or two twin beds. Oak decor and furnishings. Air conditioning. BOSE Digital Sound System, CD and DVD, satellite TV, complimentary high-speed Internet, and wi-fi on request. Carrara statuary marble bathroom with private double shower.
Standard Double not refundable: One double bed. Oak decor and furnishings. Complimentary high-speed Internet access. Satellite TV. CD player. Air conditioning.
Executive Richard Meier Suite: One twin bed. Oak decor and furnishings. Complimentary high-speed Internet access. Satellite TV. CD player. Air conditioning.
The Leonardo Express train connects Fiumicino Airport, also known as Leonardo da Vinci Airport, with Termini Station. Taxis are also available. ATAC, the public transport system, operates buses, trams, subway (Metropolitana) and suburban railways. The Metro station closest to the hotel is Piazza di Spagna. There is also a wide choice of buses. The hotel can order taxis on request.
- Air Conditioning Rollaways and cribs (infant beds)
Room Amenities: , , • Child care (in room, surcharge • Window opens • Blackout drapes/curtains • Makeup mirror • Massage - available in room • Designer toiletries • Cribs (infant beds) available • Rollaway beds • Climate control • Premium TV channel(s) • Housekeeping (daily) • Bidet • Cable/satellite TV
- Piazza Navona - 5 metres| - Pantheon - 500 metres| - The Vatican - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles)| - Spanish Steps - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile) | - Trevi Fountain - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile)| - Via Condotti (designer shopping) - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile)| - Coliseum - 2 kilometres (1.5 miles) | - Roman Forum - 2 kilometres (1.5 miles)| - Trastevere (historic district) - 2 kilometres (1.5 miles)|
Rome Hotels - Hotel Raphael