Need to know
Six, including two Junior Suites and the extra-independent Flat.
11am, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 2pm (let staff know your arrival time in advance; if they can let you in early, they will). Guests can use the hotel’s luggage area and WiFi-toting sitting area before or after these times.
Double rooms from $162.78 (€131), excluding tax at 10 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional local city tax of €3.50 per person per night on check-in.
Rates usually include WiFi.
In-house staff are available from 8.30am to 6.30pm each day. They’re brimming with exciting ideas about how to spend your holiday, so be sure to engage them.
At the hotel
Lounge with designer portraits and a mini-gallery of Renaissance portraits. In rooms: TV, free bottled water, black-out curtains and CO Bigelow bath products. Each room has a kitchenette with a minibar, kettle, Nespresso coffee machine, champagne and wine glasses, silverware and china. The Flat and Junior Suites have bathrobes, too.
Our favourite rooms
Our knees weakened at the sight of the Junior Suite Deluxe’s magnificent fresco – and we wager yours will, too. Each room also has a snug little kitchenette with plenty of thoughtful extras, so you can properly make yourself at home.
Bring a list as long as your arm of must-try Roman restaurants. (And an appetite for gelato.)
Language barrier? Non è un problema… Multilingual staff ensure there’ll be no awkward phrasebook-fumbling.
Little Smiths can come, but the hotel reckons it’s best for teens: you’ll need to navigate a 13-step staircase and a tiny lift (not ideal for pram-pushers) to get to your room.