Great family-friendly hotels in Rome
By Rowena Carr-Allinson
Relais 6 Hotel Rome (Relais 6 Hotel Rome)
A classic family hotel, set in a charming building dating back to the late 1930s bring together the traditional spirit of Rome and all the modern comforts you’d expect from a four-star hotel. Rooms come with air conditioning, mini bar, hairdryer, bathroom, Satellite TV and WIFI as standard. In the summer you can make the most of the large terrace with beautiful views, while in winter, the cosy fire-place of the reception hall is the place to be. Kids under 2 stay free and babysitting and cribs can be booked ahead. Bigger kids will also enjoy the hotel’s bikes to explore the smart neighborhood.
Hotel Artemide Rome (Hotel Artemide Rome)
A quick walk to the main Termini Station and within easy reach of the Spanish Steps and the legendary Trevi Fountain, the Hotel Artemide is also perfectly located for the art galleries and shopping in town. In the 85 traditional style rooms you will find all the usual amenities such as hairdryers, television, air-conditioning and, even better a free mini bar! In addition to this, behind its impressive façade, the hotel has a gym, business center and two restaurants including one rooftop eaterie with stunning city views. Kids under 2 stay free of charge. Cribs and babysitting can be arranged on request.
Hotel Alimandi Vaticano Rome (Hotel Alimandi Vaticano Rome)
In one of the most exclusive areas or Rome, four-star, luxurious Hotel Alimandi Viale Vaticano sits right opposite the Vatican Museums and just a quick stroll to the major landmarks. The new hotel opened in 2004 in a former police department building and offers triple and quadruple rooms in classic style, ideal for families. A complimentary breakfast is a good perk too, while the services include guided tour bookings, car hire and help with taxi or restaurant bookings too. Kids stay free, while cribs and babysitting can be arranged.
IQ Hotel Rome (IQ Hotel Rome)
A four-star revolutionary concept hotel offers a fully customizable service tailor made to fit your family. Enjoy the huge partly covered terrace overlooking the Opera House at breakfast time or relax at the self-service bar. The budget conscious will appreciate the vending machines in lieu of room service, free WIFI and self service laundry as well as the complimentary access to the sauna and gym. The rooms come with flat screen satellite TV, safe and mini fridge. Kids will enjoy the dedicated play area and with kids staying free you can put some cash towards a babysitter!
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Hotel Diocleziano (Hotel Diocleziano)
Close to many of Rome’s historical sites such as the Quirinale and Via Vittorio Veneto, the 35-room four-star hotel is a cosy, traditional hideaway with some nice extras including free in room minibars and complimentary newspapers and American breakfast. You’ll also find really helpful 24-hour front desk staff on hand to help with all your requests, same day laundry service, rollaway beds, as well as babysitting and cribs. Those wishing to work out can do so at a gym offering modern cardio workout machines, satellite plasma TVs, and a sauna.
Rowena Carr-Allinson contributed this to MiniTime.