Hotel Features.</b The inner garden courtyard is a tranquil sanctuary which recalls the former palazzo's 19th-century origins. Open in warm-weather months, a wrought-iron gazebo with white canopies and red drapes includes a phone for ordering room service meals and drinks. White blossom drapes the stone walls and flower beds contribute vivid colours; in spring, guests can pick from kumquat and orange trees. The concierge is available to provide advice on local sightseeing, as well as booking restaurants and excursions. Valet parking is offered in the hotel's garage (surcharge).
The American Bar features a lacquered maroon bar and red- leather stools and couch. The adjoining dining room has a parquet floor, softly lit white cove ceiling, and picture window overlooking the garden, and is open early morning to late night for drinks and light meals. The hotel supplies complimentary bicycles.
Guestrooms. Dei Borgognoni Hotel offers 51 soundproofed guestrooms spread over four floors. Decor includes fabric wall coverings, ivory-coloured furniture with polished brass trim and gold brocade bedspreads. Rooms offer views of the street or inner garden courtyard and include air conditioning, safes, minibars, and high- speed Internet connections (surcharge). Marble bathrooms come with shower/tub combinations, heated towel rails, hair dryers, and toiletries.
Expert Tip. The National Museum of Pasta Foods 250 metres from the hotel offers self-guided tours revealing the history of pasta. Included are ancient and modern machinery, explanations of how shapes are invented, and photographs of Italian movie stars eating pasta. A 10 EUR entrance fee (subject to change) includes use of an audio guide in various languages.
Single room: One double bed or one twin bed. 18 square metres. Street or garden-courtyard view. Sound-proofing. Fabric-covered walls, ivory-coloured furniture with polished brass trim, and gold brocade bedspread. Air conditioning, safe, minibar, high-speed Internet connection (surcharge). Marble bathroom with heated towel rail, shower/tub combination, hair dryer, and toiletries.
Double Classic: One queen bed or two twin beds. 25 square metres. Street or garden-courtyard view. Sound-proofing. Fabric-covered walls, ivory-coloured furniture with polished brass trim, and gold brocade bedspread. Air conditioning, safe, minibar, high-speed Internet connection (surcharge). Marble bathroom with heated towel rail, shower/tub combination, hair dryer, and toiletries.
Triple room: One double bed and one twin bed. Desk. High-speed Internet connection (surcharge). Cable/satellite TV. Minibar. Hair dryer. In-room safe.
Double Classic -Not refundable room:
Getting there. A taxi to the hotel from the airport costs approximately 30 EUR. A bus (1 EUR) departs every 40 minutes to Termini (central train station), which is 1.5 kilometres from the hotel. A taxi from Termini to the hotel costs approximately 7 EUR. Metro line A (1 EUR) from Termini has a station (Spagna) 400 metres from the hotel.
Getting around: Rome's transportation system (ATAC) integrates buses, trams, the Metro subway, and suburban trains. Tickets should be bought before boarding from ATAC machines or tobacconists (<i>tabacchi</i>). A ticket costs €1, is valid for 75 minutes, and covers unlimited bus trips and one Metro trip. The nearest Metro station (Spagna) is 400 metres from the hotel. Buses stop 50 metres from the hotel. The hotel provides complimentary bicycles, but the city centre is also easily negotiated on foot. Driving is not recommended.
- Air Conditioning Elevator/lift
- Medical assistance available Internet public area - high-speed
- Comp newspapers in lobby Internet public area - surcharge
- Air-conditioned public areas Room service (limited hours)
- Internet public area - wireless Parking garage
- Safe-deposit box Complimentary breakfast
- Meeting room (small groups) Audiovisual equipment
- Parking (surcharge) Parking (valet)
- Umbrella Bar/lounge
- Conference room(s) Currency exchange
- Business services Banquet facilities
- Concierge desk Dry cleaning service
Room Amenities: , , • Blackout drapes/curtains • Bidet • Direct-dial phone • Bathroom telephone • Cribs (infant beds) available • Window opens • Cable/satellite TV • Smoking rooms • Complimentary toiletries • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Rollaway beds • Child care (in room, surcharge • Shower/tub combination
Trevi Fountain - 200 metres| Via del Corso (shopping) - 200 metres| National Museum of Pasta Foods - 250 metres| Via Condotti (designer shops) - 250 metres| Spanish Steps - 350 metres| Villa Borghese park - 600 metres| River Tiber - 700 metres| Pantheon - 700 metres| Piazza Navona (dining) - 1 kilometre (0.5 miles)| Capitoline Museums - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile)| Roman Forum - 1.5 kilometres (1 mile)| Coliseum - 2 kilometres (1 mile)| Vatican City - 2 kilometres (1 mile)| Trastevere district (nightlife) - 2 kilometres (1 mile)|
Rome Hotels - Dei Borgognoni Hotel