Hotel Features. A red-carpet stairway takes guests down to the marble-floored lobby of the Britannia Hotel, which was originally a 19th-century townhouse. The lobby features a cherry wood reception desk, antique decor, 18th-century mirrors and equestrian-themed paintings. Concierge staff can provide information on Rome attractions and exchange currencies. Guide books are available in the lobby area, as well as a computer terminal with complimentary wireless Internet. Complimentary fruit is available on each floor.
The parquet- floored lounge bar has leather chairs, fabric wall coverings and fresh flowers. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served in the Britannia Hotel's breakfast room, decorated with Neoclassical frescoes.
The hotel has a computer terminal in the lobby and offers business services.
Guestrooms. The Britannia Hotel's 33 climate-controlled, soundproofed guestrooms feature floor-length sash drapes, oil paintings and antique fittings. Each room is uniquely decorated in autumnal tones and inspired by Neoclassical style. Rooms have complimentary wireless Internet, satellite television, DVD players, minibars, safes and tropical fish bowls. Marble bathrooms have heated towel racks, phones and complimentary toiletries.
Expert Tip. Rome's Cornaro Chapel of Santa Maria della Vittoria, home to Bernini's 'Ecstasy of St Theresa', is close to the hotel.
Superior double room: One double bed or two twin beds. Individually decorated with antique furnishings, oil paintings, antique and modern mirrors, contemporary photography, and floor-length sash curtains. Fishbowl with tropical fish. Bathroom with patterned marbled floors and walls; tub, bidet, vanity shelf, scale, heated towel rail, and additional phone. Complimentary wireless Internet.
Standard double room: One double bed or two twin beds. Individually decorated with antique furnishings, oil paintings, antique and modern mirrors, contemporary photography, and floor-length sash curtains. Fishbowl with tropical fish. Bathroom with patterned marbled floors and walls; tub, bidet, vanity shelf, scale, heated towel rail, and additional phone. Complimentary wireless Internet.
From Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO):
Distance to Britannia Hotel 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. Termini station is 500 metres 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. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The hotel is on Via Napoli. 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). Repubblica metro stop is 300 metres from 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 six complimentary parking spaces. Additional parking (surcharge) is available 50 metres away.
- High Speed Internet Rollaway Bed - 47 Euros per night
- Children Stay Free - 10 Years and Under Dry Cleaning Service
- Pets Allowed Whirlpool
- Wake Up Service Bar/Lounge
- Garden Concierge desk
- Photocopy machine Internet public area - comp
- Internet public area - wireless
Room Amenities: , , • Electronic/magnetic keys • Blackout drapes/curtains • Bidet • Bathroom telephone • Makeup mirror • Rollaway beds • Window opens • Cribs (infant beds) available • Climate control • Complimentary toiletries • Housekeeping (daily) • Cable/satellite TV • Smoking rooms • Internet access - complimentar
Opera House - 300 metres | Exposition Palace - 400 metres | St Mary Major - 500 metres | Pantheon - 1.5 kilometres | Via Condotti - 1.5 kilometres | Spanish Steps - 1.5 kilometres | Trevi Fountain - 1.5 kilometres | Piazza Navona - 2 kilometres | Galleria Borghese - 2 kilometres | Coliseum - 2 kilometres | Roman Forum - 2 kilometres | Capitoline Hill and Museums - 2.5 kilometres | Palatine Hill - 2.5 kilometres | Trastevere - 5 kilometres | The Vatican - 5 kilometres|
Rome Hotels - Britannia Hotel