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August 6, 2014updated Oct 23, 2015

Hotel De Russie

By Chris Boyle

Terrace / Suite Nijinsky

Located between Piazza del Popolo and Spanish Step, Hotel de Russie is a tranquil oasis in the heart of the eternal city. The guest rooms, decorated in restful pastel tones, face out on to the private garden or on to the terracotta rooftops.

On the hotel’s top floors the three signature suites – Popolo, Vaselli, and Picasso- feature private terraces and enchanting views. The top suite, Nijinsky, is a true home away from home and offers the best of residential luxury.

During the warmer months, guests dine alfresco at Le Jardin de russie, soaking up the unique atmosphere of the Secret Garden. For a classic Italian aperitivo, the Stravinskij Bar is an international destination as well as a local hot spot. The five-star property also boasts an on-site spa with a hydrotherapy pool, sauna, Turkish bath, and fully equipped fitness center.

Top Suite: Nijinsky

Le Jardin De Russie Restaurant / Hotel De Russie

Total number of rooms in suite: Four

Number of entrances to suite: One

Number of bathrooms: One and one half-bath. the master bath is done up with precious marble, mosaics, and a private Turkish bath to invoke the opulent atmosphere of ancient roman thermal baths.

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Number of suites in hotel: 33

Suite style: Classic contemporary roman residence, by Olga Polizzi

Key selling points: A proper apartment with rooms that can be connected or separated, according to guests’ requirements, the Nijinsky Suite is like a stylish and functional home. A peaceful oasis in the heart of Rome, the suite has an oversized private terrace surrounded by Mediterranean flowers that is equipped with a comfortable sitting area with sofa, chaises lounges, and teak tables. A modern kitchen also enables guests to entertain privately during their stay. Complimentary services include one-way airport transfers in the hotel’s Mercedes S class.

 

  • Square footage: 1,851, plus a 2,573-square-foot terrace
  • Nightly rate: $16,440

General Manager Mauro Governato

Via del Babuino, 9, Rome, Italy 00187

39-6-3288-8804

www.roccofortehotels.com/it/hotels-and-resorts/hotel-de-russie

Spa Services

The De Russie Wellness Zone is one of the first fully equipped wellness centers within one of Rome’s five-star hotels. The elegant space overlooks the wonderful vegetation of the Secret Garden and ensures guests’ total privacy. Sauna, steam bath, warm saltwater Jacuzzi, and gym complete the well-being services.

Signature treatment: Swiss Perfection

Spa Director Lorenzo Soleri,

39-06-328-400;

 

Top Restaurant and Bar

Le Jardin de Russie: The restaurant is renowned for Chef Fulvio Pierangelini’s “simple but perfect cuisine” and for its view of the hotel’s Secret Garden.

The Stravinskij Bar: One of the most exclusive meeting places in Rome thanks to its style and marvelous private garden, the bar is a an international destination as well as a local hot spot.

Manager Luciano Zanazzo,

39-06-328-870;

Other Services:

The hotel offers additional services for guests that include personal shopping, tailored guided tours, personal training, art running experience, and a vintage tour by Fiat 500.

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