HOTEL DE LA VILLE’S 21ST CENTURY GRAND TOUR
Food & Drink, Wellness, Culture
02 February 2019
Located at the top of Rome’s iconic Spanish Steps, our newest property, Hotel de la Ville, pays homage to the European Grand Tour. During the 18th and 19th centuries, young gentlemen were sent on a tour of Europe, intended to enlighten and educate. Rome was an essential stop on every tour, as the city’s long history reaching from the ancient to the Renaissance yielded a wealth of culture.
Hotel de la Ville’s elegant design mirrors the traditions of the Grand Tour, from the collecting of objets and works of art to the seamless blend of the ancient and the contemporary that so symbolises the Eternal City. Olga Polizzi, Director of Design Rocco Forte Hotels, and renowned architect Tommaso Ziffer have taken this to heart in the hotel’s 104 rooms, combining traditional artisanal skills with contemporary elegance.
Rekindling a thirst for knowledge and sense of exploration, Hotel de la Ville has curated its very own selection of enriching local experiences that encapsulate the ethos of the Grand Tour.
Our Contemporary Art Itinerary discovers Rome’s buzzing modern art scene with a behind-the-scenes tour of the hottest art galleries, artists’ studios and museums, including the acclaimed MAXXI. For scent-lovers, our Olfactive Itinerary will take you on a journey inside one of Rome’s most stunning boutiques and perfume specialists. Our tour of the 19th century Palazzo Chauvet treats gets to indulgent beauty treatments accompanied by cocktails in unrivalled surroundings.
To reserve your stay at Hotel de la Ville, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +39 06 32 888 880.