Hotel de Russie
The name of one of the best hotels in Rome – Hotel De Russie – not accidentally connected with Russia: this spot was chosen by members of the Imperial Romanov family. They regularly stayed here during his travels to Rome. In addition, Hotel De Russie took Russian theater and ballet, artists and stars such as Diaghilev and Stravinsky, in honor of whom he named a bar in the hotel.
The historic building was designed by Roman architect Giuseppe Valadier, and opened in 1837. After the Second World war settled here broadcasting Corporation RAI. The rebirth of the historic hotel took place in 2000, when it was re-opened under the management of sir Rocco Forte.
One of the important advantages of the Hotel De Russie is a convenient location – a few steps from Piazza del Popolo and the Park of Villa Borghese and the Spanish steps just 5 minutes ‘ walk. Also on Via del Babuino and Via del Corsa nearby guests will find the world famous Italian shopping without borders!
Like other hotels the Rocco Forte collection Hotel De Russie lives by the principle of “simple luxury”. This means that it is not fanciful to find chairs with gold brocade upholstery or heavy drapery, mirrors in massive frames or pompous paintings. The hotel is very modern, bright and the interiors are furnished in a classic style.
The design Hotel De Russie dealt with the architect Tomaso zippered the strict guidance of design Director for the entire network and sister of sir Rocco Forte’s Olga Polizzi. Owned it made in the “simple luxury” hotel, traditional Roman motifs and vivid details.
Despite its contemporary concept, the hotel has not neglected the traditions and preserves the historical spirit of the city: the lobby welcomes guests with marble columns and antique statues. So doubt that you’re in Rome, the stronghold of history and art, does not occur. Thus, Hotel De Russie organically look at the background of the Eternal city. The hotel sense of style and chic, here paid tribute to fashion and Italy.
The main gem of the Hotel De Russie is certainly “secret garden” – a part of the surrounding lush Park of Villa Borghese. This garden is surrounded by greenery and hidden from the hustle and bustle of the city. In the warmer months in the shade of the garden Breakfast is served outdoors, and dinner it features a gourmet restaurant, Le Jardin de Russie, where the kitchen is headed by famous Italian chef Fulvio Pierangelini.
The hotel has 122 rooms, including 33 suites. They are all decorated in delicate pastel colours with a predominance of green and blue colors. Here is easy, it is pleasant to live and entertain. Several suites are named after famous guests – Picasso, Nijinsky, Popolo, where there is a spacious terrace with spectacular views of the huge Park Villa Borghese and its orange trees. The bathrooms are reminiscent of traditional Roman baths, and marble and decorated with themed mosaics.
Excellent service, and excellent customer service will complement the comfort of the stay. It offers even a personal shopper who will help not to get lost in the variety of shops and boutiques of the capital. To relax after long walks through Rome, the De Russie Wellness Zone. It offers a pool, Hammam and sauna, gym and a wide range of different procedures for the face and body.