Overlooking the Colosseum, the star of Ancient Rome just steps away, Palazzo Manfredi is itself part of the Eternal City’s history. With the ruins of ancient gladiator training barracks right at its foundation, you can’t get any closer to the action. Though its surroundings are ancient, this boutique hotel is anything but. With chic touches throughout the building, you’ll feel like a star from the moment you walk in the door.
The amazing terrace restaurant overlooks all of Rome, with a postcard-worthy view of the Colosseum right before your eyes. Aroma Restaurant, which is enclosed in the cooler months so that the setting can be enjoyed year-round, is also the recipient of a Michelin Star.
Each guest room at this luxury boutique hotel is uniquely decorated, bring elements from the outdoors indoors. No matter which of the 16 accommodations you call home, you’ll be able to see part of the ruins of the Roman Forum—something very unique indeed. Self-catered apartments in the same area are also available. Looking for excitement? Inquire at the front desk about renting a Lamborghini.
Soft colors, dramatic floor-to-ceiling drapes with oversized tassels, classy and artistic details, plus king-sized beds make this category of rooms overlooking the courtyard comfortable for every traveler.
Dramatic wallpaper creates the in-room setting of being in a library or surrounded by ancient Roman buildings. The fine furnishings include a small seating area, a king-sized bed, and a large entertainment center fill these high-ceilinged rooms, while frosted glass separates the funky bathroom.
Elegant striped wallpaper, cream tones, and patterns that mimic Rome’s famous monuments wrap you in style and luxury while the large windows let in both sunshine and views of the Colosseum. In the king-sized bedroom, enjoy a small sitting area and a decorative fireplace, while some accommodations feature a bathtub that is accessible from both the modern bathroom and the bedroom.
Warm, plush, and sensual, this suite at Palazzo Manfredi offers views of both the Colosseum and its gladiator training school. The kind-sized bed sits in the center of the bedroom, while touches of velvet, chain mail, and eel skin bring a masculine feel to the room. The sleek gray-and-glass bathroom was inspired by the Roman baths.
Two king-sized bedrooms join, along with two bathrooms with a bathtub and a walk-in shower. Perfect for families, including those with children, this suite is stylish, contemporary, and offers unforgettable views of the Colosseum.
Suite Ludus Magnus
Plums, browns, and grays create a warm atmosphere, and the touches of gold offer a splash of whimsical energy. The Colosseum looms large just outside the window which can be enjoyed both from the king-sized bed or the sitting area. A separate lounge features a couch and elegant armchairs.
Large windows, glass, mirrors, and water amplify the natural light to make this over-the-top suite bright. The king-sized bed backs up against a small fitness area, complete with exercise bike, free weights, and a hot tub. Separated through glass, you can relax in a seating area while enjoying the amazing Colosseum before your eyes. The bathroom features a steam room and a shower with chromotherapy.
If exploring the ruins of the Eternal City is at the top of your list, you can’t get any closer than this boutique hotel in Rome. With the Colosseum just outside the hotel entrance and the Roman Forum just beyond, you’ll also be able to enjoy the dining and shopping of the nearby Monti neighborhood.