As Roman Experts, we made a list of the top 5-star hotels according to rates from Booking.com and our client’s reviews. Rome’s best hotels are located in the city center and allow you to easily reach most monuments, squares, and churches on foot.
Umiltà 36 is a gem in the heart of Rome, consistently earning near-perfect customer ratings for its exceptional staff, location, and interiors. The hotel masterfully blends modern luxury with art-focused decor, situated just a five-minute stroll from Piazza Venezia and other iconic landmarks like the Trevi Fountain. The attentive staff goes above and beyond, offering personalized services such as dinner reservations and special occasion arrangements. Their on-site Dandy Café restaurant and sumptuous breakfast elevate the experience, making it an ideal choice for discerning travelers. Opt for the terrace suite for panoramic city views and the privilege of a private, open-air breakfast.
NH Collection Roma Fori Imperiali offers a spectacular vantage point for history enthusiasts, given its prime location overlooking the Roman Forum. The hotel is strategically situated within walking distance of major attractions and many excellent dining spots. Guests rave about the exceptionally comfortable beds and the warm, accommodating staff. However, the crown jewel of this establishment is its all-day open rooftop bar and restaurant, where the view of ancient Rome unfolds in a magnificent panorama, making it an unmissable experience for any visitor.
Singer Palace Hotel offers more than an excellent location, situated on the iconic Via del Corso shopping street and just a short walk from Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon. Guests consistently praise the hotel’s staff, lauding their professional yet personable demeanor. The rooftop restaurant is a standout, not just for its scenic views but also for its atmosphere, food quality, and service. The hotel’s interior design balances modern aesthetics and comfort, adding another layer of perfection to your stay. It’s the sort of place that doesn’t just deliver a great experience but inspires repeat visits.
In Rome’s city center, J.K. Place Roma is located a 10-minute walk from the Pantheon and the Spanish Steps. Michele Bonan designs the interiors of this hotel, and you can find in its rooms all the amenities. This hotel is perfect for tourists interested in Italian food, shopping, and city walks.
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Hassler Roma is set at the top of the Spanish Steps in Rome’s historical city center. There is a Michelin-starred restaurant on the 6th floor of the hotel. The Hassler is perfect for travelers interested in restaurants, shopping, city walks, and Italian culture.
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Baglioni Hotel Regina is located on Via Veneto, only a 10-minute walk from the Spanish Steps. Its’ rooms are decorated in Art Deco style. There are lots of bars, restaurants, and shops along the street.
Harry’s Bar Trevi Hotel&Restaurant is located right near Trevi Fountain. There are many popular brands, restaurants, famous monuments, churches, and squares near the hotel. Trevi is perfect for tourists interested in Italian food, city walks, and culture.
Rome Cavalieri, Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts are surrounded by extensive Mediterranean gardens and offer views of Rome and the Vatican from its hilltop position in Monte Mario. It has 2 restaurants and 4 bars, where you can find the 3-Michelin star rooftop restaurant. The hotel is an excellent choice for travelers interested in art, ancient landmarks, and monuments.
Termini Train Station is 5 minutes walk away. It has a panoramic rooftop with a swimming pool. Fashion boutiques, bars, and restaurants surround the hotel. Boscolo Exedra is an excellent choice for tourists interested in Roman history, monuments, and architecture.
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Hotel Indigo Rome – St. George is located on Via Giulia, the historical center near Campo De’ Fiori. It offers a free spa, an à la carte restaurant, and a mini-gym. In addition, there is a rooftop terrace with a great view of the city. The hotel is perfect for travelers interested in Italian food, culture, and city walks.
Hotel De Russie is located on Via Del Bbuino, in Rome’s historic center, and has views of Piazza del Popolo. It has a spa center and several restaurants. The hotel’s staff is open to help with tours and museum visits. This property is an excellent choice for travelers interested in shopping, food, and city walks.
Bio Hotel Raphael is located near Piazza Navona and surrounded by many important Roman monuments, squares, and churches. There is a panoramic terrace on its rooftop. This hotel is perfect for travelers looking for Italian culture, shopping, restaurants, and sightseeing.
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Hotel Palazzo Manfredi offers a view of the Colosseum from its rooftop. The hotel has a central location and allows you to get around Rome quickly. Rione Monti is perfect for travelers interested in Roman ruins, culture, food, and sightseeing.
Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá is on the Gianicolo Hill with views from its rooms to the Vatican City, Castel Sant’Angelo, Vicolo di Sant’Onofrio, and the hotel’s garden. In addition, it has an on-site spa and an outdoor swimming pool. Trastevere area is nearby and is the perfect choice for travelers looking for Italian food, city walks, and culture.
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Now you know the list of the best 5-star hotels in Rome. Tell us about your experience in the comments and which hotel is better, in your opinion!
Author: Artur Jakucewicz Rome Holiday Planning Expert
I have lived in Rome for over 10 years and am glad to share my experience and knowledge. I love ancient history and architecture — author of travel guides in Italy for independent travelers.
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