Published on : Wednesday, December 8, 2021
The 162-room hotel, spanning two adjacent 19th century palazzos, makes a captivating entrance as it redefines discerning hospitality in the heart of the Eternal City.
Primely located on Via Liguria next to the Spanish Steps, W Rome is owned by King Street Capital Management, a global alternative investment firm, with development manager Omnam Investment Group and Italian asset management firm Kryalos SGR.
Designed by Meyer Davis, the hotel juxtaposes the city’s traditional architecture and cultural heritage with a unique interpretation of Roman design in a way that is captivating, glamorous, and quintessentially W.
An eclectic mix of colourful leather furniture meets stone walls representative of the building’s past, whilst reflective surfaces add a modern, contemporary touch.
The 147 stylish guestrooms and 15 suites provide a city apartment feel with many offering private balconies and terraces, a selection of which have iconic views of the city and landmarks such as the Istituto Svizzero.
With an open plan living space, the rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows wrapped in red wine velvet curtains and wooden herringbone patterned floors that blur into modern marble bathrooms.
Glamorous and inviting, the Extreme WOW (Presidential) Suite offers an expansive terrace, adding rare and much-sought-after indoor and outdoor living in the bustling city.
The suite’s décor sees historical Roman architectural elements mixed with cutting-edge, in-room technology and custom designed modern furniture.
Bringing Sicilian flair and unrivalled gastronomic talent to Rome’s dining scene is the Michelin-starred Ciccio Sultano, who delivers a contemporary, imaginative interpretation of traditional Sicilian cooking methods.
Located on the ground floor, the hotel’s W Lounge comes alive at night, buzzing with live music, DJ sets, and an innovative cocktail menu showcasing exceptional mixology with infused spirits and unexpected ingredients.
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