Hotel de Russie

Rocco Forte Hotels
Historic Center

Love-struck celebs (most recently Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston) make this their preferred Roman five star, and it isn’t difficult to see why: Its location near Piazza del Popolo, the beautiful outdoor bar and restaurant garden area right under the Villa Borghese, clean-lined spacious rooms designed by Olga Polizzi, and a spa that is the country’s best-kept secret for non-invasive facials. Recently the property debuted a duo of new suites: the residential style Picasso Suite (the artist lived on the property for a time in 1917) sits on the top floor with a terrace overlooking the Pincian Hill. (Rooms from $580)

Hotel de Russie
9 Via del BabuinoRome, Italy

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