FIVE OF ROME'S BEST HOTELS
Experience some of the best hotels Rome has to offer
If you are looking at an exotic holiday and fancy yourself savouring the sights and culture of one of Europe's most popular tourist destinations, you can be rest assured that the city of Rome will have you loving every minute and every hour of your stay. Designer fashion, great coffee and art that will leave you in awe. For some of the best places to stay in Rome, our travel editors have short-listed five of the most popular luxury hotels Rome has to offer:
Set in Rome's, historic city centre, 135 rooms beautiful rooms ranging from 'Classic' to 'Suites'.
Address: 69, Piazza della Minerve, 00186, Rome, Italy.
Website: Grand Hotel de la Minerve
By Via Veneto and the Spanish Steps. A stunning subterranean spa, rooftop cocktail and wine bar and exquisite hotel bathrooms.
Address: 155, Via Vittorio Veneto, 00187, Rome.
Website: Jumeirah Grand Hotel Via Veneto
A luxury hotel, with eclectic suites and fine dining. A wonderful rooftop terrace. Near the famous Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps.
Address: 23, Via Bocca di Leone, 00187, Rome.
Website: Portrait Roma
This hotel offers absolute, five-star luxury, close to the Borghese Gardens. Sumptuous interiors. Renowned wine list and restaurant.
Address: 5, Via Giuseppe De Notaris, 00197, Rome.
Website: Lord Byron Hotel
A Conde Nast, Johansen's, 2014, Winner. Stunning suites and fine dining. In Walking distance of the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain.
Address: 4, Via Piacenza, 00184, Rome.
Website: Villa Spalletti Trevelli
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Mumbai is home to Bollywood, centre of India's famous film industry. Mumbai's Metropolitan Region is also the sixth most populous metropolitan area in the world with a population of around 25 million, so you'll love how cosmopolitan and rich the cultural opportunities are. From food, to fashion, to entertainment, Mumbai is truly a multi-cultural masterpiece.
Tourists can spend weeks in Mumbai, but if you only have a few hours or days, be sure to see Mumbai's awesome Harbour waterfront, the iconic Gateway of India arch, and Elephanta Island where you can see ancient and spectacular cave temples dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.
Website: Maharastra Tourism
A cultural hub of Mumbai.
Officially known as Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, the Causeway is one of the most iconic streets in Mumbai. A shopper’s paradise awaits you here, with jewellery, fine food, street food, fashion, antiques and home décor in abundance.
Be sure to take the time to explore some of the locals favourite Mumbai restaurants, including the Piccadilly restaurant and Delhi Darbar (often talked of as serving the best Biryani and Butter Chicken in India). Cafes, such as the Gateway of India, Mondegar Cafe, Cafe Churchill and Leopold Cafe offer great coffee.
Website: Delhi Darbar, Mumbai
The Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple at Prabhadevi was originally consecrated on November 19, 1801 and is one of the most popular temples in Mumbai. Invoking the blessings of Lord Ganesh, the Shree Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple at Prabhadevi has grown over the years and now also incorporates a five-storied temple complex making for a substantial place of worship.