We can hardly find the words...to make an invitation...to present this little jewel. Our roof-garden overlooks the surrounding rooftops below... in front, the luxuriant gardens of Villa Borghese, on the left...Piazza del Popolo renewed and restored to its ancient splendor... at the back... the former Goethe's house now transformed into a museum... in the distance... the Pincio Terrace. Lunch or ... candle-light dinner await you on our terrace. During the day a fitness room and a sauna for your well-being.
Thanks to the renovation of Palazzo Nainer, designed and built between 1819 and 1821 by Giuseppe Valadier, this " Boutique Hotel" has been born and is situated on the " rive droite " of the Tiber, in the heart of Rome, close to Piazza del Popolo, in Via del Babuino.
In this ancient street lived well-known poets, writers and artists…. Goethe, Salvator Rosa, Trilussa, Poussin and Valadier himself. In 1826 he built his own home at the number 79 where he lived and died. T8day Via del Babuino is THE street for Antiques and Art Galleries, and the very famous names of international fashion are there. The shopping is going on through Via Condotti, twined with Bond Street. The other streets are all reserved for pedestrians and are full of colors and activities.
In the small market in Via Bocca di Leone you find the typical Italian food tastes. All around the Hotel churches and monuments : on Piazza del Popolo S . Maria del Popolo and the twin churches at the entrance of the three streets : via del Corso, Via di Ripetta and Via del Babuino. On Via del Corso two museums and the Goethe's one … at the bottom Piazza Venezia with the Vittoriano just renewed and now visit able. On the right the Campidoglio, its museums and on the left the museum of Risorgimento. Behind us the " Teatro Metropolitan " and its 5 cinema halls ; for theatre , variety and Opera the theatres Valle , Sistine and the Opera are close by.
This strategic position allows us to draw itineraries for those who like to walk :
1) from Via del Babuino to Piazza di Spagna, up by the steps of Trinità dei Monti … on the left the Villa Medici and its wonderful gardens, following the way to the Pincio Terrace and then down to Piazza del Popolo.
2) From Piazza del Popolo through the Porta del Popolo you reach the Piazzale Flaminio and the entrance to Villa Borghese, then up to the Gallery Borghese. On the return through Porta Pinciana, down to Via Veneto, Piazza Barberini , Via Sistina, Trinità dei Monti, Piazza di Spagna.
3) Via del Babuino,Via di Vittoria, Largo Augustea, Ara Pacis and walking along the Tiber back to Piazza del Popolo.
For those who like golf we are able to drive them to the " golf resort Marco Simone ", 18 holes, 20Km only from Rome.
Our guests are welcome at the Villa Borghese horse riding center or at the Sport Club on the Tiber for tennis or swimming. Hotel amenities include: Buffet breakfast, American bar, room service, conference room for up to 20 people, roof garden, sauna, solarium, fitness room, garage near the hotel, rent-a-car service available with driver, & dry cleaning. Breakfast is served in the breakfast room, inside the hotel, but the guest can have breakfast outside the the room has a terrace. Guest rooms include: Air conditioning, mini bar, safe, TV with satellite connection, direct dial telephone, and hair dryer.
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Executive Double with Balcony
Extra Bed - 50 Euros
Extra Bed is free for children 10 and under
*Rates include VAT, Service, and Buffet Breakfast.
"Hotel Piranesi was completely charming and in a fabulous location. We managed to make good use of every inch of this small and elegant hotel, from the scenic, enchanting, private garden rooftop, to the delightful breakfast room. We would highly recommend this Hotel."