Hotel Features. Modelled on a 17th-century Renaissance villa, the Splendide Royal - A Summit Hotel is set in a building dating back to 1880. The ornate lobby features marble flooring and antique artwork, and its chandelier featured in the 1963 film, Il Gattopardo (The Leopard).
The rooftop Mirabelle restaurant offers Michelin-starred cuisine, panoramic city views and alfresco terrace dining overlooking Villa Borghese. Specialities include terrine di foie gras and a signature chocolate dessert, Settimo Cielo (seventh heaven). Reservations and formal dress are required. The Splendide Royal hotel also offers a complimentary breakfast buffet and room service.
The hotel has conference rooms, business centre and wireless Internet access throughout (surcharge).
The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service and there is a fitness centre on the fourth floor.
Guestrooms. The Splendide Royal - A Summit Hotel's 68 climate-controlled, guestrooms are furnished with Persian rugs and floral bedding modelled on the Vatican City's Swiss Guard colours. The Renaissance-inspired rooms all have courtyard or city views, soundproofing, wireless Internet access (surcharge), remote-controlled curtains and lighting, minibars and satellite television. In-room massages are available (surcharge may apply). Dual-sink Carrara marble bathrooms feature telephones, bathrobes and slippers.
Expert Tip. Until 2000, Rome's Splendide Royal - A Summit Hotel was a Maronite convent. The complex still contains a church and cloister which remain under Maronite ownership.
Superior room: One queen or two twin beds. Quiet room; faces courtyard. 25 square meters (82 square feet). Persian rugs, golden-yellow walls, sculpted ceiling. Striped curtains and floral bedcovers in golden-yellow, red, and blue. Internet access (surcharge), desk, minibar, remote lighting and drapery control. Carrara marble bathroom with two sinks, telephone, bathrobes, slippers, makeup mirror, scale. Wireless Internet access (surcharge).
Junior suite: One king or two twin beds. May have terrace overlooking the city center, the Villa Borghese Gardens, and ancient Roman city walls. Larger than Deluxe room at 45 square meters (484 square feet). Separate sitting area within the bedroom. Satellite TV with DVD player. Persian rugs, yellow walls, and sculpted ceiling. Striped curtains and floral bedcovers in yellow, red, and blue. Large, Carrara marble bathroom with separate shower and jetted tub, dual sinks, telephone, bathrobes, slippers, make-up mirror, and scale. Desk. Minibar. Remote lighting and drapery control. Wireless Internet access (surcharge).
Deluxe room: One king or two twin beds. View of Villa Borghese park. Larger than Superior room. Persian rugs, golden-yellow walls, sculpted ceiling. Striped curtains and floral bedcovers in golden-yellow, red, and blue. Internet access (surcharge), desk, minibar, remote lighting and drapery control. Carrara marble bathroom with two sinks, telephone, bathrobes, slippers, makeup mirror, scale. Wireless Internet access (surcharge).
Double room not refundable min 2 nights: One king bed or two twin beds. Desk. Wireless Internet access (surcharge). TV with premium cable channels and pay movies. Minibar. Hair dryer and makeup mirror.
From Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO):
Distance to Splendide Royal - A Summit Hotel is 30 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 here, guests can take a taxi or the Metro subway to Barberini station, the hotel's closest metro stop. Airport taxis 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 Splendide Royal hotel is located opposite the Villa Borghese gardens in central Rome. 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 at the hotel (surcharge).
- Air Conditioning High Speed Internet
- Currency Exchange Pets Allowed - Small Pets Only
- Dry Cleaning Service Business services
- Restaurant(s) Laundry facilities
- Safe-deposit box Parking (valet)
- Air-conditioned public areas Conference room(s)
- Meeting room (small groups) Medical assistance available
- Parking nearby Wedding services
- Concierge desk Bar/lounge
- Complimentary breakfast Coffee in lobby
- Babysitting or child care Room service (limited hours)
- Comp newspapers in lobby Shoe shine
- Internet public area - wireless - Fees Apply Fitness equipment
Room Amenities: , , • Window opens • Cable/satellite TV • Massage - available in room • Premium TV channel(s) • Housekeeping (daily) • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Climate control • Extra towels/bedding in room • Bidet • Soundproofed rooms • Rollaway beds • Smoking rooms • Pay movies • Handheld shower • Makeup mirror • Complimentary toiletries • Cribs (infant beds) available • Bathroom telephone • Sewing kit
Villa Borghese - across the street | Via Veneto - 1 block | Spanish Steps - 0.5 kilometre | Trevi Fountain - 1 kilometre | Piazza Venezia - 1 kilometre | Roman Forum - 1 kilometre | Colosseum - 1 kilometre | Pantheon - 1.5 kilometre | Piazza Navona - 1.5 kilometres | Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore - 1.5 kilometres | Vatican City/St Peter's Basilica/Vatican Museums - 3 Kilometres |
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