Romantic Hotels in Rome

Where are the most romantic hotels in Rome, Italy?

sunset over saint peter's basilicaRome is one of the most romantic cities on earth. Find out the most romantic places to stay!

Whether you're visiting Rome for your honeymoon, Valentine's Day, or simply for a special trip, find out where the most romantic places to stay are, for every budget.

Romantic hotels in Rome - where to stay with your loved one

Rome is a magical place to visit, and even more special when you get to experience it with the person you love.

From luxurious suites with breathtaking views of the city, to intimate inns tucked away in quiet corners, there's something for every taste and budget.

On this page, I've pulled together a wide range of my favorite romantic places to stay in Rome, from top-level luxury hotels to charming guest houses and cozy B&Bs, across different areas of Rome.

All the properties I chose are highly rated for the quality of their decor, service, and location.

Here are my picks for the most romantic hotels in Rome:

Luxury romantic hotels in Rome

It's no surprise that many of the most romantic hotels in Rome are luxury hotels/guesthouses.

At these facilities you will likely find the most comfort, amenities, and additional services like spas and treatments.

It will be a splurge, so if your romantic getaway to Rome allows for it, this is the way to go!*

*Expect to pay from 500€/night and up.

Maalot Roma - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

From its location steps away from the Trevi Fountain, to the eclectic art sprinkled throughout, Maalot Roma is a one-of-a-kind hotel in Rome.

trevi-fountain-sideBeing able to see the Trevi Fountain lit up at any time of day or night is a huge bonus!

Opened in 2021, Maalot Roma offers 30 individually designed rooms with bold colors and textures that are perfect for the hip traveller who craves a fun yet elegant luxury experience.

Don't miss a romantic meal in the hotel's Don Pasquale restaurant, which serves classic Roman cuisine alongside traditional room-service meals like club sandwiches and burgers.

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Residenza Napoleone III

Imagine waking up in the bedroom of a luxurious residence overlooking historic Rome. Your personal butler brings you breakfast while you soak in the views from every window.

Residenza Napoleone III is located within the XVI century Palazzo Ruspoli, right by Rome’s most elegant shopping district, the Spanish Steps.

spanish-steps-trinita-montiWhy wouldn't you want to wake up and see the Spanish Steps every day of your visit?

Named after Emperor Napoleon III who lived here in 1830 and who was known for his love of art collecting, the Residenza Napoleone III consists of two apartments, both of which retain their splendor with historical furnishings & artwork.

A spectacular escape awaits those stay here; combining history and luxury into one unforgettable experience, where guests are treated like royalty themselves.

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Hotel De' Ricci - Small Luxury Hotels of the World

Hotel de’ Ricci is a haven for wine connoisseurs, with 8 spacious suites and an expert team of sommeliers to create your perfect glass.

campo-dei-fiori-market-fruit-touristsCampo dei Fiori is filled with a market during the day and then comes alive at night

This luxury hotel near Campo dei Fiori is perfect for a romantic getaway, whether or not you are a wine-lover.

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The Inn At The Roman Forum 

While The Inn At The Roman Forum is beautifully elegant and ideal for a romantic getaway, its extraordinary feature is that it's Rome's only luxury residence that actually has an ancient ruin inside it!

The hotel houses a Cryptoporticusa structure from Ancient Rome that was discovered in 1887.

view-or-roman-forum-from-campidoglio-smallStaying at the Inn at the Roman Forum is perfect for history-lovers

This small luxury hotel is perfectly located at the edge of the Monti neighborhood, steps from the most important Ancient Rome sites like the Colosseum and Palatine Hill.

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Lifestyle Suites Rome

Photos do not do justice to the elegance and style you will find at Lifestyle Suites Rome.

And the location is unbeatable - you are inside a 15th century palazzo looking right out onto Piazza Navona.

It does not get more centrally located than this! 

piazza-navona-with-restaurants-small.jpegLifestyle Suites rooms look out directly onto Piazza Navona - what could be more romantic than this?

This luxury, adult-only property is ideal for a romantic visit to Rome.

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Hotel Vilòn - Small Luxury Hotels of the World 

Hotel Vilòn is an absolute gem of a luxury boutique hotel, perfectly located in Rome's poshest shopping district near the Spanish Steps.

walk-down-spanish-steps-small.jpegShop as much as you want at this former convent near the Spanish Steps

This former convent next to Palazzo Borghese was painstakingly converted by designer Paolo Bonfini, who left some original features but also added plenty of hip, modern touches and plenty of color splashes.

The bar and restaurant are both lovely and round out the feeling of a luxury haven right in the heart of Rome.

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Romantic apartment rentals

An alternative to romantic hotels in Rome can be staying in an exquisite private home in Rome.

Pensieri Stupendi private apartmentPensieri Stupendi private apartment overlooking the Pantheon. Photo credit - The Plum Guide

Visit The Plum Guide to find the most select romantic private homes in Rome.

Romantic hotels in Rome - mid-level luxury

If you're looking for some pampering and luxury during your romantic trip to Rome, staying in a medium-level luxury hotel or guesthouse is a great option without breaking the bank.

These hotels offer comfort and luxury at a relatively affordable price.*

*Expect to pay from 250€/night and up.


Hotel Artemide is a 4* luxury hotel well-located on via Nazionale, making it easy walking distance to Piazza della Repubblica, Termini Train Station, Trajan's Market and other Ancient Rome sites.

piazza-della-repubblica-frozen-fountains-small.jpegPiazza della Repubblica is centrally located, ideal for a short city break or a multi-city stay

Guests love the top-notch friendly service, the full spa offering a variety of treatments, and a stunning rooftop restaurant.

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Hotel Villa Linneo

Hotel Villa Linneo is a romantic hidden gem near the Villa Borghese in Rome's elegant Parioli neighborhood.

The hotel was once home to admirals and celebrities - since 1921 it served as an exclusive bridge club for those who had influence with world leaders during the reconstruction after World War I (and even today). 

This 3* hotel offers affordable luxury, soothing, spacious accommodations, and delightful green spaces.

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The Fifteen Keys Hotel

The Fifteen Keys is a chic 4* hotel named for the number of rooms it offers. Centrally located in Rome's popular Monti neighborhood, the hotel is set in a 4-story townhouse near plenty of bars, restaurants, and of course, Ancient Rome sites.

monti-apartment-balconyThe Monti neighborhood is full of things to do, ideal for a romantic break

The stylish decor combines Scandinavian simplicity with bursts of color, exposed brick and soft lighting to create a romantic and welcoming atmosphere.

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Navona Grand Suite

Navona Grand Suite is a richly decorated guesthouse is perfect for a romantic stay in Rome.

Its location on a quiet street right near Piazza Navona makes it ideal for sightseeing and exploring. 

Guests love the luxurious, welcoming decor and friendly customer service of the hosts.

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Hotel Barocco

This sumptuously decorated 4* hotel right on Piazza Barberini is the perfect spot for a romantic getaway in Rome.

The name, "Hotel Barocco", meaning Baroque hotel, says it all - you'll find beautiful accommodations in one of the most famed Baroque piazzas of the Eternal City, overlooking Bernini's Triton fountain.

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U-Visionary Roma Hotel

If you're looking for one of the coziest yet luxurious romantic hotels in Rome, look no further than the U-Visionary 4* hotel right near the Trevi Fountain.

The spaces are richly decorated and welcoming, and guests can enjoy a gorgeous rooftop terrace.

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Mama's Home Rome

This elegant guest house is one of the most romantic hotels in Rome in the Campo dei Fiori neighborhood.

Not only that, Mama's Home Rome actually overlooks the famed Campo dei Fiori Market.

The rooms are beautifully decorated in a kind of urban-minimalist chic style while still offering a cozy feel thanks to thoughtful touches like the wood-beamed ceilings and comfy beds.

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The perfect 3-day itinerary in Rome

Trying to figure out how to organize your visit to Rome? I've got the perfect 3-day itinerary for first-time visitors (or those who have not been here in a while.) It works for a 2.5 day visit as well.

In my 3-day itinerary, you'll see all the major must-see Rome attractions like the Vatican, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, Castel Sant'Angelo, and much more.

And if you have more time, or want suggestions for extra/other things to do, you'll find that there too.

Visit my page with the best 3-day itinerary in Rome for first-timers.

Romantic hotels in Rome - charming, mid-level

If you're visiting Rome for a romantic holiday like Valentine's day, your honeymoon, or just a lovebird trip for two, you may want to stay in a romantic place without going overboard.

These mid-level properties offer a good mix of comfort and romance at an affordable price.*

*Expect to pay from 150€/night and up.

Horti 14 Borgo Trastevere

Located just steps from Rome's botanical gardens in Trastevere, 4* hotel Horti 14 Borgo offers guests an oasis of quiet, along with spacious rooms and excellent customer service.

botanical-gardens-thumbThe Botanical gardens in Trastevere are minutes away from the Horti 14 Borgo hotel

Guests love the tranquility and the welcoming outdoor green spaces.

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Residenza Torre Colonna

Residenza Torre Colonna has to be one of the must unusual romantic hotels in Rome - you are literally staying inside a medieval tower!

The structure was once a defensive tower for the powerful 13th century family of the same name, whose stunning Galleria Colonna is just steps away.

Each of the five guest rooms has its own minimalist design, mixing contemporary and Renaissance features.

At this luxury B&B right near Piazza Venezia, you are smack in the center of Rome, with Ancient Rome, Monti, the Trevi Fountain, and Rome's via del Corso shopping street within easy reach.

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Casa Montani

Casa Montani is a richly decorated luxury guesthouse overlooking Porta del Popolo.

With only a few rooms and suites, Casa Montani is among the romantic hotels in Rome offering exquisite design and decor. The owners painstakingly selected quality furniture and fabrics and commissioned furniture by local craftsmen, resulting in unique settings in each room. 

villa-borghese-park-green-fieldsWander through the Villa Borghese park as much as you want when you stay at Casa Montani

Guests love the personal touches like breakfast served on Ginori china.

The location is excellent, at the foot of the Villa Borghese park, and a close walk to the Spanish Steps and Augustus' Mausoleum.

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Monastery Stay

As an alternative to romantic hotels in Rome, for a bit of an unusual and cozy romantic getaway, you might consider a Monastery Stay.

garden in monasteryCasa il Rosario Monastery. Photo credit - Monastery Stays

You might be surprised to find that staying in a monastery can be a very romantic way to stay in Rome.

Hotel Damaso

The 3* Damaso Hotel is is the perfect mix of elegance and design in this super-central 19th century palazzo, nestled between Campo dei Fiori and Piazza Navona.

Guests can enjoy the hotel's panoramic rooftop terrace or the urban chic lounge on the ground floor.

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Augustana House and Suites

One of the best features of the Augustana House and Suites guest house is its location right on the Lungotevere.

It lies near the Spanish Steps shopping zone, the Mausoleum of Augustus, and just across the river, Castel Sant'Angelo.

The rooms are simply decorated and cozy, making for a lovely romantic getaway in Rome.

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My Navona Bed & Breakfast

Combining comfort and style with a super location right behind Piazza Navona, MyNavona B&B makes for a wonderful romantic place to stay in Rome at an affordable price.

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Guests love the personal touches and attention to detail, along with superb customer service.

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Hotel Santa Maria

There's a reason 3* Hotel Santa Maria is on many lists of romantic hotels in Rome. 

trastevere-street-scene4-small.jpegTrastevere is a unique part of Rome, filled with narrow streets and beautiful piazzas

Its setting in a garden in the heart of Trastevere, its simple, welcoming interiors, make it a quiet oasis in Rome, and perfect for a romantic getaway.

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Romantic hotels in Rome - sweet and cozy

Whether you're looking for a less expensive option or just want some quiet, simple, old-world charm, these romantic hotels in Rome are all about sweet, cozy comforts at a very affordable price.*

*Expect to pay from under 100€/night and up.

Arpinelli Relais

At Arpinelli Relais, you'll feel like you're a welcome guest in someone's home. Couples will love this warm and cozy atmosphere with lots of personal touches. 

This charming, romantic guesthouse is right by the Trevi Fountain, making it one of the most central of the affordable romantic hotels in Rome.

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Hotel Barrett

Hotel Barrett may look like a cozy, simple place to stay in Rome, but its incredible location overlooking the ruins of Largo Argentina makes it one of the best inexpensive romantic hotels in Rome.

Largo di Torre ArgentinaHotel Barrett looks over the ruins at Largo Argentina, right in the heart of the city

From this vantage point, you are in easy walking distance to Campo de' Fiori, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Piazza Venezia and more central sites.

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Al Ponte Del Papa B&B

If you're looking for an affordable, romantic place to stay right near the Vatican, Al Ponte del Papa B&B is ideal.

It's sweetly decorated with simple touches, but is highly rated for their breakfasts and superb customer service.

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Relais 155 Guest House

Relais 155 Guest House is a lovely, simply-decorated accommodation, very centrally located near the Manzoni metro stop, placing it within walking distance of the two papal basilicas, San Giovanni in Laterano and Santa Maria Maggiore.

It's also a short walk to Piazza Vittorio, Termini Station, and the Colosseum.

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Ale & Niki's Home

Ale & Niki is a charming B&B run by two Roman sisters of the same name, who get high ratings from travellers for their hospitality.

vatican-dusk-winter-small.jpegLooking to visit the Vatican on your Rome break? Staying at Ale & Niki means you can be up early and beat the crowds

This "shabby-chic" accommodation is located in a 19th century palazzo right near the Ottaviano metro station, and only minutes on foot to the Vatican.

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