Best New Hotels in Rome

After a few years of uncertainty caused by the pandemic, Rome’s hotel sector is starting to bounce back with new openings and development announcements.

Here are a few of the newest hotels opening in the Eternal City in 2022 or early 2023.

2022 Hotel Openings

Cosmopolita Hotel Rome

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Hilton’s 4-star Cosmopolita (no “n”) is the first Tapestry Collection hotel in Rome.

The 76-room boutique hotel is mere steps away from ancient sites (Trajan’s Markets) and shopping on Via del Corso. Hilton has a growing portfolio of hotels in Rome, including the Doubletree Monti which opened in 2021. In November, Hilton will open Hilton Rome Eur La Lama, which will have direct access to the EUR convention center La Nuvola.

  • Opening date: June 6, 2022
  • Location: Off Piazza Venezia

Nobu Hotel Roma

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Nobu Hotel Roma will house 122 guest rooms and suites, including a 500sqm Nobu Suite. It will also feature a Nobu Restaurant offering 24-hour in-room dining plus a green-rooftop terrace, indoor and outdoor meeting space, a full-service city spa, a fitness center, and a music club lounge.

  • Opening date: Summer 2022
  • Location: Via Veneto

Six Senses Rome

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Located on Piazza di San Marcello, overlooking Via del Corso and steps away from designer shopping on Via Condotti, Six Senses will house 95 unique rooms and suites. Highlights include the Six Senses Spa, on the ground floor, and a rooftop terrace with 360° panoramic views of the surrounding city and monuments. Six Senses joins four more IHG hotels in Rome and participates in the IHG Rewards program.

  • Opening date: Fall 2022
  • Location: Via del Corso

InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace

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The famous Ambasciatori Palace hotel on the Via Veneto, which has hosted ambassadors, celebrities, and literary stars, will reopen in 2023 as the InterContinental Rome. Featuring 160 rooms and suites, the 5-star hotel will be the star among IHG’s more than two dozen hotels in Italy and will, of course, participate in the IHG Rewards program.

  • Opening date: March 1, 2023
  • Location: Via Veneto

Bvlgari Hotel Roma

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The Roman jewelry brand Bulgari—Bvlgari, if spelled the ancient Roman way—opens its anticipated hotel in 2023 in an amazing (though Fascist-era) building in the upscale Campo Marzio district. It will feature 114 suites, a spa, pool, gym, and a library dedicated to the history of jewelry.

The signature Bulgari Suite will look out over the newly restored Mausoleum of Emperor Augustus. For drinks and dining, there will be the Bulgari Bar and Il Ristorante – Niko Romito.

Bvlgari Hotel Roma is the second Bulgari hotel in Italy, joining Bvlgari Hotel Milano.

  • Opening date: 2023
  • Location: Campo Marzio, Piazza Augusto Imperatore

Corinthia Hotel Rome

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The Corinthia Rome will occupy the former Banca d’Italia building on Piazza del Parlamento. This will be the first hotel in Italy for the luxury Maltese brand.

  • Opening date: 2023
  • Location: Piazza del Parlamento, off of Via del Corso

2021 Openings & Reopenings

A few new hotels opened in Rome in 2021, while several others introduced a refresh or a change in brand.

W Hotel

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W hotels are known as see-and-be-seen hotels, and the new W Hotel Rome follows that trend with Instagrammable public spaces like its open-air courtyard, rooftop bar, and quirky Sicilian-flavored restaurant and pastry bar Giano. The newest of more than 5-dozen Marriott properties in Italy, the W Hotel Rome has 162 rooms and suites. Another Marriott 5-star, the Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel, opened near the Pantheon in 2018.

  • Opening date: December 7, 2021
  • Location: Off Via Veneto

Anantara Palazzo Naiadi

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Occupying an enviable position inside one of the twin buildings of the 19th century Palazzo Esedra, the 5-star Anantara Palazzo Naiadi takes over the hotel formerly known as the Boscolo Exedra Roma. In addition to its 221 guest rooms, 17 suites, and rooftop pool, the property has had an intriguing (and sometimes tragic) relationship with celebrity, including serving as a backdrop for some scenes in the House of Gucci film. This is the first hotel in Italy by the Thai brand, which is well known for its luxury hotels and spas in Asia.

  • Opening date: October 2021
  • Location: Piazza Repubblica

The Tribune Hotel, a JdV by Hyatt Hotel

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The 52-room Tribune joins nine other chic Hyatt-affiliated hotels in the heart of Rome, including Palazzo Manfredi, Palm Suite, and Hotel Maalot (see below). Tucked away near the Via Veneto, the 4-star Tribune Hotel is a great place to stay to enjoy the nature and jogging trails of Villa Borghese and to be within walking distance of the fabulous Borghese Gallery. Hotel guests and visitors can also take advantage of the hotel’s rooftop bar Terrazza Borghese, which overlooks the sprawling park.

  • Opening date: October 2021
  • Location: Near Via Veneto/Villa Borghese

Hotel Maalot

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This 5-star luxury hotel is housed in the former home of opera composer Gaetano Donizetti!

  • Opening date: July 15, 2021
  • Location: Near Trevi Fountain

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