Costaguti Experience

I recently dropped by to check out Rome’s newest luxury accommodation, in the 16th century Palazzo Costaguti. Anyone who has been to Rome knows the building from the piazza it faces onto: Piazza Mattei, and the delectable “turtle fountain” at its center. But few have had the privilege of entering Palazzo Costaguti, not to speak of the glorious piano nobile. The lavish apartment has been expertly renovated and furnished to …

Sciascia Caffè

Sciascia is an old and authentic Caffè in the middle of Prati, a kind of quiet neighborhood especially known for its expensive flats, the many offices that fill it, the closeness to the Vatican City and its increasing number of cool restaurants, wine bars and pubs. But Sciascia has been here since the construction of Prati. The finest selection of coffees, pastries and chocolates, also to buy and take home. Famous for their chocolate-coffee, a coffee …

Dom Hotel, Via Giulia

We’ve heard good things about this 5 star luxury hotel set in a 17th Century aristocratic palace along the Via Giulia, in the heart of Renaissance Rome. With only 18 rooms including some large suites, this is a boutique hotel that Rome has been asking for. Design is key, and service is a close second.