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 …

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.

NH Collection Palazzo Cinquecento

It’s still too early to relate feedback from clients but this new addition to Rome’s hotel offerings looks great from the outside and, along with the new Mercato Centrale, is spurring a revitalization of the normally run down Termini neighborhood. This is the real reason for this post: a thank you to a private business for its civic role. Finally the remaining ruins of the 5th c. BCE Servian Walls …