The 20 Best Boutique Hotels in Rome

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Sebastian Erkens

There are estimated to be thousands of hotels in Rome. However, only some of these accommodations have the necessary categories to offer guests a great stay.

Our article on the best boutique hotels in Rome presents only recommended accommodations.

If you value a high level of service and exclusive room designs when choosing your place to sleep, you’ve come to the right place. Here are the 20 most beautiful boutique hotels in the Eternal City.

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(Photo: © Hotel La Place Roma)

Our Top 3 Design & Boutique Hotels in Rome:

Condominio Monti Boutique Hotel

Hotel La Place Roma

Hotel Vilòn - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Do you already know what type of hotel you are looking for? Click on one of the following links to go directly to the relevant category.

Most popular Boutique Aparthotels and Guesthouses in Rome:

01

Residenza Napoleone III

Pension:

Rating: 9.7 (Extraordinary)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,2 km

Roman Forum: 1,4 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,6 km

Spanish Steps: 0,4 km

Pantheon: 0,7 km

Vatican City: 2,7 km

Anyone who has always wanted to live in a palace will love the Residenza Napoleone III. Right in the heart of Rome, you’ll receive outstanding service and a stunning collection of designer furniture.

From here, you can reach Rome’s sights, such as the Trevi Fountain, within a 10-minute walk. The uniqueness of this fantastic apartment is truly magnificent.

From the roof terrace, you can enjoy a wonderful view of the city. No wonder this residence has also become one of the most beautiful romantic hotels in Rome.

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(Photo: © Residenza Napoleone III)

02

Portrait Roma – Lungarno Collection

Pension:

Rating: 9.7 (Extraordinary)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,4 km

Roman Forum: 1,5 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,6 km

Spanish Steps: 0,2 km

Pantheon: 1,0 km

Vatican City: 2,9 km

This chic boutique hotel in Rome is just 250 meters from the Residenza Napoleone III. At the Aparthotel Portrait Roma—Lungarno Collection, you can expect a mixture of luxury and design in a class of its own.

The communal roof terrace leaves nothing to be desired. An exclusive lifestyle assistant is at your disposal during your stay in Rome.

You will receive your continental breakfast in your room in the morning. The surrounding shopping streets also offer plenty of great bars and restaurants, where you can stop off in the evening.

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(Photo: © Portrait Roma - Lungarno Collection)

03

Palm Suites – Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Pension:

Rating: 9.2 (Outstanding)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 0,4 km

Roman Forum: 0,5 km

Trevi Fountain: 1,2 km

Spanish Steps: 1,7 km

Pantheon: 1,7 km

Vatican City: 3,9 km

The Palm Suite—Small Luxury Hotels of the World is an exceptional boutique hotel in the center of Rome. It is located just 500 meters from the Domus Aurea, the former palace complex of Emperor Nero.

A few meters further, you are already standing in front of the absolute highlight of the Eternal City – the Colosseum. Your room is served directly to your suite, leaving nothing to be desired.

The rooms’ design is timeless and absolutely extraordinary. Every Italian feature has been used to create a calm and pleasant atmosphere. Even the corridors are decorated with fascinating sculptures.

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(Photo: © Palm Suites - Small Luxury Hotels of the World)

The Best 3-Star Boutique Hotels in Rome:

04

Princeps Boutique Hotel

Stars:

3/5

Rating: 9.0 (Outstanding)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 1,0 km

Roman Forum: 1,1 km

Trevi Fountain: 1,2 km

Spanish Steps: 1,5 km

Pantheon: 2,1 km

Vatican City: 4,4 km

This beautiful boutique hotel, Princeps, is located in the Monti district. On one of the upper floors of the historic building, just opposite the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, you will receive excellent service.

The rooms of this 3-star boutique hotel are incredibly bright and modern. Sights such as the Colosseum are just a 10-minute walk away. For breakfast, there is a typical Italian breakfast with croissants and co.

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(Photo: © Princeps Boutique Hotel)

05

Tree Charme Parliament Boutique Hotel

Stars:

3/5

Rating: 8.9 (Fabulous)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,1 km

Roman Forum: 1,3 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,6 km

Spanish Steps: 0,7 km

Pantheon: 0,5 km

Vatican City: 2,5 km

The Tree Charme Parliament Boutique Hotel has already been included on our list of the best hotels in Rome’s city center.

In this stylishly furnished design hotel, you have an excellent starting point for visiting Rome’s sights.

The Pantheon is around 500 meters away. From here, head to the Giolitti ice cream parlor on Via Degli Uffici del Vicario—it’s worth it!

The walk is only 3 minutes long, and the ice cream is one of Rome’s best things.

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(Photo: © Tree Charme Parliament Boutique Hotel)

06

Trevi Beau Boutique Hotel

Stars:

3/5

Rating: 8.9 (Fabulous)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 1,6 km

Roman Forum: 0,9 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,1 km

Spanish Steps: 0,6 km

Pantheon: 0,7 km

Vatican City: 3,1 km

The Trevi Beau Boutique Hotel is located near the Trevi Fountain. If you want to enjoy a chic design hotel with the best food in Rome, this is the place for you.

On the hotel’s first floor, you can choose from three different restaurants. The beautiful wooden ceilings of the Trevi Beau Boutique Hotel add a special touch to the decor of this accommodation.

Pets are also allowed here! So you are welcome to bring your four-legged friend on your exploration trip.

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(Photo: © Trevi Beau Boutique Hotel)

07

Condominio Monti Boutique Hotel

Stars:

3/5

Rating: 8.7 (Fabulous)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 0,8 km

Roman Forum: 0,6 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,8 km

Spanish Steps: 1,2 km

Pantheon: 1,5 km

Vatican City: 3,8 km

The fourth and final 3-star tip among our boutique hotels in Rome is the Condominio Monti Boutique Hotel. This exclusive design hotel is centrally located in the Monti district, about a 5-minute walk from the Colosseum.

From here, you have a fantastic view of Rome and some great extras. The fresh breakfast buffet is served in the rooftop garden – there’s no better way to start a day in Italy’s capital.

Thanks to the spacious family rooms, this boutique hotel would have easily made it onto our list of the best family hotels in Rome. If you are traveling with children, you don’t need to worry at all.

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(Photo: © Condominio Monti Boutique Hotel)

The Best 4-Star Boutique Hotels in Rome:

08

Hotel Artemide

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 9.3 (Outstanding)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 1,2 km

Roman Forum: 1,2 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,9 km

Spanish Steps: 1,1 km

Pantheon: 1,6 km

Vatican City: 4,2 km

Another centrally located and extravagant boutique hotel in Rome with a pool, sauna, and other spa highlights is the Hotel Artemide on the lively Via Nazionale.

Visitors to this 4-star hotel enjoy extensive spa experiences in a top location and the best food.

There is a whirlpool, a Turkish bath, and a whole range of treatments to discover. The modern interior design rounds off the feel-good experience. Of course, sightseeing should be addressed here too.

For example, the nearby Trevi Fountain can be reached in a flash within a 12-minute digestive walk. The nearby metro stops allow sights further afield to be easily reached.

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(Photo: © Hotel Artemide)

09

Hotel Martis Palace

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 9.0 (Outstanding)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 1,9 km

Roman Forum: 1,1 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,9 km

Spanish Steps: 1,2 km

Pantheon: 0,5 km

Vatican City: 2,3 km

The next boutique hotel on our list is located just 50 meters from Piazza Navona, one of the most beautiful corners of the Eternal City. The soundproofed rooms allow guests to enjoy peace and quiet at this elegant accommodation.

Ideal for recovering from the sometimes exhausting sightseeing excursions in Italy’s capital, the Hotel Martis Palace offers a library and a large roof terrace in addition to conventional amenities such as a flat-screen T.V., WiFi, and more.

You can take advantage of discounted entry to a spa area 100 meters away. We particularly liked the hotel’s style and the grandiose roof terrace, which offers a magnificent view over Rome.

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(Photo: © Hotel Martis Palace)

10

Hotel Capo D’África - Colosseo

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 8.8 (Fabulous)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 0,5 km

Roman Forum: 1,1 km

Trevi Fountain: 1,8 km

Spanish Steps: 2,6 km

Pantheon: 2,5 km

Vatican City: 4,7 km

The Hotel Capo D’África—Colosseo is one of the best Rome rooftop hotels, including fascinating views, and plenty of comfort. As the name of this boutique hotel suggests, it is located in the immediate vicinity of the Colosseum.

In the evenings, you can sit on the terrace by candlelight and enjoy a glass of wine or a freshly prepared cocktail.

Above all, the hotel offers huge, spacious rooms in a prime, central location. Before you set off on your day trips to the city’s historical highlights, you can enjoy a breakfast buffet on the boutique hotel’s roof terrace.

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(Photo: © Hotel Capo D’África - Colosseo)

11

Hotel La Place Roma

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 8.9 (Fabulous)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,1 km

Roman Forum: 1,4 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,5 km

Spanish Steps: 0,5 km

Pantheon: 0,6 km

Vatican City: 2,8 km

The Hotel La Place Roma in Piazza di San Lorenzo in Lucina is a chic design hotel. From here, you can reach popular tourist destinations such as the Spanish Steps or the Pantheon in no time at all on foot.

The luxurious hotel’s rooms are furnished with modern furniture, LEDs, and great attention to detail. In the morning, an à la carte breakfast is served to give you a boost for the day.

You are just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel from one of Rome’s most exclusive shopping areas. Here, you can find luxury boutiques such as Gucci, Prada, Versace, and others.

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(Photo: © Hotel La Place Roma)

12

THE ONE Boutique Hotel & Spa Roma

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 8.9 (Fabulous)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 1,6 km

Roman Forum: 1,1 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,3 km

Spanish Steps: 0,5 km

Pantheon: 1,0 km

Vatican City: 3,5 km

Another very modern combination of LEDs and designer furniture can be found around 300 meters from the Trevi Fountain.

THE ONE Boutique Hotel & Spa Roma is located in the heart of Rome and has very futuristic-looking rooms.

In the morning, an American breakfast is served here, while in the evening, you can enjoy delicious cocktails and snacks in the b-cool | baker & bar. Some of the rooms also offer a balcony with city views.

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(Photo: © THE ONE Boutique Hotel & Spa Roma)

13

Loly Boutique Hotel Roma

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 8.5 (Very good)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,0 km

Roman Forum: 1,6 km

Trevi Fountain: 2,6 km

Spanish Steps: 3,0 km

Pantheon: 1,9 km

Vatican City: 3,2 km

If you are looking for a first-class hotel in Rome Trastevere, you should consider the Loly Boutique Hotel Roma.

This 4-star hotel offers excellent service, its own restaurant, and private parking right outside the door. Here, you can enjoy a continental breakfast and a more than appealing room design.

In the evening, be sure to try some of the great restaurants in this picturesque neighborhood—the food here is fantastic.

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(Photo: © Loly Boutique Hotel Roma)

14

Condotti Boutique Hotel

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 8.2 (Very good)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,4 km

Roman Forum: 1,6 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,9 km

Spanish Steps: 0,2 km

Pantheon: 1,1 km

Vatican City: 3,0 km

The Condotti Boutique Hotel on Via Mario De’ Fiori is a small, chic-designed hotel in the city’s heart.

Its classic yet elegant ambiance awaits you. The hotel is in an excellent location, just a 5-minute walk from the Spanish Steps.

We also recommend visiting the neighboring Villa Borghese Park, which is home to the Galleria Borghese Art Museum. However, tickets must be booked online in advance as the crowds are enormous.

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(Photo: © Condotti Boutique Hotel)

15

Hotel 55 Fifty-Five – Maison d’Art Collection

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 7.8 (Good)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,0 km

Roman Forum: 1,3 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,4 km

Spanish Steps: 0,4 km

Pantheon: 0,7 km

Vatican City: 2,9 km

Another popular tip among Rome’s boutique hotels is the Hotel 55 Fifty-Five-Maison d’Art Collection. This 4-star hotel is located just a few steps from the Spanish Steps and charmingly welcomes you.

The renovated rooms of this 19th-century aristocratic palace exude charm and provide plenty of style and comfort.

You are spoiled for choice and can choose from classic, superior, superior triple, superior quadruple, or an exclusive suite.

With rooms measuring up to 28 m², this boutique hotel also offers plenty of space for families with children. In the morning, you can enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet; in the evening, you are welcome to dine in the hotel’s restaurant.

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(Photo: © Hotel 55 Fifty-Five – Maison d’Art Collection)

16

Gigli D’Oro Suite

Stars:

4/5

Rating: 7.9 (Good)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,4 km

Roman Forum: 1,7 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,9 km

Spanish Steps: 1,0 km

Pantheon: 0,5 km

Vatican City: 2,2 km

This exclusive guest house is located in a 15th-century building. Just a few hundred meters from Piazza Navona, guests of the Gigli D’Oro Suite enjoy an unforgettable vacation.

In some guest rooms, guests can expect a bathroom complete with a rainforest shower and hydromassage, color therapy lighting, and a designer bathtub.

The guest house is decorated with numerous art paintings and has brilliantly integrated wooden ceilings.

You can also enjoy a daily continental breakfast buffet with delicious cappuccino, bacon, eggs, and all the trimmings. The Vatican is a 30-minute walk away.

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(Photo: © Gigli D’Oro Suite)

The most luxurious 5-Star Design & Boutique Hotels in Rome:

17

Hotel Vilòn - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Stars:

5/5

Rating: 9.6 (Extraordinary)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,3 km

Roman Forum: 1,6 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,7 km

Spanish Steps: 0,6 km

Pantheon: 0,8 km

Vatican City: 2,5 km

An extremely luxurious 5-star hotel in Rome is the Hotel Vilòn on Via Dell’Arancio. You can reach the Spanish Steps within a 7-minute walk from this extravagant boutique hotel.

The historic building dates back to the 16th century and was once a school for girls. This landmark residence was once even owned by the noble Borghese family!

Today, you can choose from seven different rooms. The colorful mix of excellent service, a great breakfast, and the central location of this designed hotel make the guests of the Vilòn extremely happy.

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(Photo: © Hotel Vilòn - Small Luxury Hotels of the World)

18

J.K. Place Roma – The Leading Hotels of the World

Stars:

5/5

Rating: 9.4 (Outstanding)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 2,3 km

Roman Forum: 1,6 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,7 km

Spanish Steps: 0,5 km

Pantheon: 0,7 km

Vatican City: 2,6 km

The Boutique Hotel J.K. Place Roma—The Leading Hotels of the World is also located in the center of Rome. This extravagant hotel offers luxury and design in a class of its own.

The J.K. Place Roma was designed by architect Michele Bonan, who has transformed this 5-star palace into a colorful luxury property. Here, you can choose from eleven different room variants.

The hotel is between the Spanish Steps and Castel Sant’Angelo, making it an ideal location for sightseeing in Rome.

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(Photo: © J.K. Place Roma – The Leading Hotels of the World)

19

Hotel Singer Palace

Stars:

5/5

Rating: 9.4 (Outstanding)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 1,3 km

Roman Forum: 0,8 km

Trevi Fountain: 0,3 km

Spanish Steps: 0,8 km

Pantheon: 0,4 km

Vatican City: 2,9 km

One of the best luxury hotels in Rome is the boutique Hotel Singer Palace on Via Alessandro Specchi near the Roman Forum.

From the building, which was constructed at the beginning of the 20th century, you can reach the Eternal City’s top sights in no time.

This designer hotel’s suites and rooms are characterized by high standards and unmistakable furnishings. Guests from all over the world can choose from a wide range of room sizes.

The Hotel Singer Palace has 30 rooms, including suites. The rooms are all furnished with exclusive wooden floors and cotton, velvet, and linen fabrics. The bathrooms are characterized by beautiful marble and mosaic decorations.

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(Photo: © Hotel Singer Palace)

20

Hotel Palazzo Manfredi – Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Stars:

5/5

Rating: 8.8 (Fabulous)

What’s nearby:

Colosseum: 0,3 km

Roman Forum: 0,9 km

Trevi Fountain: 1,6 km

Spanish Steps: 2,1 km

Pantheon: 2,2 km

Vatican City: 4,4 km

If you want an unforgettable hotel experience in Italy’s capital, look at the Hotel Palazzo Manfredi – Small Luxury Hotels of the World.

This first-class boutique hotel is just a stone’s throw from the Colosseum and boasts one of Rome’s most extraordinary rooftop bars. In addition to the phenomenal roof terrace, you can enjoy excellent food here.

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(Photo: © Hotel Palazzo Manfredi – Small Luxury Hotels of the World)

An overview map of the individual Design & Boutique Hotels in Rome:

On the map, you can see where each hotel and accommodation is located. Click on one of the hotel icons to find out which hotel it is.

Editor: Sebastian Erkens
Hey and welcome to Rome-Tourist! My name is Sebastian and I travel regularly to Rome, Italy.
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