The Eternal City has eternally been a honeymoon destination for couples wanting both a romantic honeymoon and also memories beyond the inside of a hotel room. The Pantheon, Roman Forum, Largo di Torre Argentina, Arch of Janus, Portico d’Ottavia, and the Colosseum may seem like ancient ruins during the day, but visit them at dusk, watch the sunset at any given location and you’ll find that they can be some of the most romantic venues in the world. While there are so many sites to see and experience in Rome, the hotel can make the real difference in having a wonderfully luxurious honeymoon getaway.
Lifestyle Suites Rome
Waking up to a view of the Fountain of the Four Rivers and St. Agnes in Agony from your honeymoon suite hardly seems like a reality, considering the area was built in the 1400s. Lifestyle Suites Rome has worked to merge a history centuries old with contemporary luxury and elegance, and they’ve done so beautifully. Each suite focuses on a different style, like Tempesta (pictured above) with its mirrors, glass, and steel, or Oggetti with its blue on blue on blue design. The designs will remove you from reality and let you escape – what better idea is there for a honeymoon?
Of the hotel, Lungarno Collection states that “Hospitality is an art and Portrait Roma has made it a masterpiece.” One could say that Rome, itself, is a work of art, and in that setting, Lungarno’s Portrait Roma is the masterpiece. They also describe a visit to their hotel a new concept of bespoke tourism where you’ll enjoy life in a private mansion with the services of a five-star hotel.
Villa Spalletti Trivelli
The Trivelli family residence since the early 1900s, Trivelli descendants Giangiacomo Spalletti Trivelli, son of Count Piero, and his wife, Susanna, daughter of horseback riding champion Raimondo d’Inzeo, made the decision to convert the family estate into a luxury hotel in 2004. Since its opening, it has become one of the most romantic and desirable downtown Rome hotels, and it’s perfect for a honeymoon. Featuring a tranquil spa and a rooftop made for lounging and relaxing in the jacuzzi, the Villa Spalletti Trivelli will even arrange a day trip to the family’s winery near Perugia.
The attention to detail and attentive service are what most reviewers note after a stay at Hotel Artemide. The central Rome location puts the hotel central to Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, and the Coliseum; and, they’re on one of the main shopping streets in the city, Via Nazionale. With Ambrosia Restaurant and the Artemís Spa onsite, you may not want to leave Hotel Artemide, especially if you book one of their two Honeymoon Suites. Each of the Honeymoon Suites has either a private veranda or a sitting area and they both access to a rooftop terrace with a hot tub.
Hotel Pulitzer, a Planetaria Hotels property, is situated in the heart of Rome’s financial district and is one of the most chic hotels on our list with its elegant, contemporary, and sophisticated style. The hotel features a pool on a panoramic terrace on the fifth floor making this an excellent choice for a honeymoon destination for a summer wedding so you can capitalize on the sunset views.
One pro-tip for an even more enjoyable honeymoon in Rome: speak some Italian! It can mean the difference between a really good vacation and a great one on which you connect with locals who will give you recommendations that only locals can provide.
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