Stay in a historic hotel, such as the Gran Melia Rome on Via del Gianicolo 3. You are just a short walk from the Vatican, St Peter’s Basilica, Trastevere, Castell Sant’Angello, delicious cuisine, shopping, and...

Historic Hotels

Historical Significance

The history of Rome is so vast you could not see the remains or her ancient glory in one day. Historic hotels in Rome, Italy are a unique place to lodge in Rome because they provide you with not only a great location near the ancient ruins of Rome, but also because they are reminiscent of the past. The furnishings are exquisite and luxurious with some of the hotel’s furniture dating back to the early 19th century or earlier. Giulio Cesare and the Hotel Grifo place you near the Roman Forum, the Colosseum, and the other historical ruins that manifest the greatness of ancient Rome and the artists who built her. The Giulio Cesare sets you within a few minute’s walk of Piazza del Popolo, where the ancient Egyptian obelisk of Ramses II is kept. The Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is truly a unique historical stay in a refurbished palace with 30 exquisite rooms and antique art collection attached to the hotel. The Gran Melia Rome gives you sheer Roman luxury in the midst of ancient greatness. These hotels allow you the unique opportunity to explore the history of Rome that made her great without a long commute.

When in Rome Do as the Romans Do

It is quite simple to walk through Rome and see these ancient sights, such as the Vatican, the Roman Forum, the Colosseum and such. Locals walk everywhere, or ride the public buses and metro system. You can easily make a day trip out of visiting most of them. The public bus is a great option when you are tired of walking. The buses run every 15 minutes and the fare is very inexpensive. You will find that delicious dining options are seen everywhere. If you get a craving for gelato be sure and try out Old Bridge Gellato near the Vatican. It is quite delicious and well worth the money.