16 great hotels with rooftop in Rome

All you need to find the perfect rooftop hotel Rome and elevate your stay in the Eternal City.

September 4, 2023
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The eternal city has thousands of hotels to choose from. But only a handful of them have great rooftop bars and rooftop pools. Both luxurious hotels and affordable places can be found in this list.

The luxury of having a rooftop at your hotel are many. To just have a glass of wine or an Aperitivo on the hotel roof terrace is something you must do when in Rome. At these hotels you can do exactly that.

Here’s our list of 15 great hotels with rooftop bars in Rome.

1. The Glam

Rooftop hotel Rome, The Glam
The Glam / Photo: www.aghotels.it/

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Nestled in the Monti neighbourhood in the heart of Rome, The Glam welcomes its guests in a modern and exclusive location, 300 meter from Quirinale.

Set in a completely restored period building, the hotel is beautiful and elegant all around, and it is truly a stylish oasis in a busy part of Rome.

All of the hotel's 59 exclusive, warm and comfy rooms and suites are decorated in a modern and contemporary design, conceived with special attention to detail. Each room has a private bathroom, with free toiletries, as well as air-condition and flat-screen TV with satellite channels.

Rooftop hotel Rome, The Glam
The Glam / Photo: www.aghotels.it/

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Perched on top of The Glam is Terrazza Monti, a rooftop restaurant and lounge bar, where gourmet cuisine and fine drinks are served with fantastic views over Rome’s skyline and famous monuments.

The rooftop restaurant is available for an elevated and elegant breakfast, lunch or dinner, serving everything from appetizers traditional of true Roman cuisine, to superb fish or meat main courses.

At the rooftop lounge bar, the skilled barmen serve sparkling specialities, surprising cocktails and creativity on the rocks, along with a 'Happy Glam' aperitivo.

Staying at The Glam means you can also access the even more elevated and exclusive terrace above Terrazza Monti, fitted with a jacuzzi and solarium, offering premium relaxation with a view.

Adress: Via Nazionale, 82, 00184 Rome

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2. 47 Boutique Hotel

Rooftop hotel Rome, 47 Boutique Hotel
47 Boutique Hotel / Photo: www.fortysevenhotel.com/

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The 47 Boutique Hotel is the first hotel in Rome to be certified by Green Globe, the world’s leading certification for sustainable operation and management of travel & tourism. This commitment has given life to new projects and a new concept of hospitality, without ever losing sight of the inspiration that has led it for 20 years.

Located in the historic center of Rome, in front of Piazza della Bocca della Verità and the Foro Boario temples, 47 Boutique Hotel tells about passions through 5 modern and exclusive themed floors. Here you can choose to stay surrounded by italian design, fashion, iconic characters, photography or history, at the top floor rooms with private terraces.

All rooms come with a free buffet breakfast, minibar, coffee and tea maker, in-room dining menu, free Wi-Fi, marble bathrooms, biological amenities, electronic safe, as well as modern smart TVs with Sky and Netflix.

In addition, guests have free access to snooker, private cinema, tea room, bike rental, gym and Turkish bath.

47 Boutique Hotel also offers two restaurants and cocktail bars for both in-house guests and external customers

Rooftop hotel Rome, 47 Boutique Hotel
47 Boutique Hotel / Photo: www.fortysevenhotel.com/

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Beautiful all around, 47 Boutique Hotel reaches even higher at the very top, where you find 47 Circus Roof Garden, a panoramic rooftop restaurant and bar awarded with “Two Forks” by Gambero Rosso starting from 2019.

A true oasis above the frenzy of Rome, surrounded with a charming and intimate atmosphere, as well as breathtaking views of some of the most beautiful treasures of the city. Here you can indulge in Mediterranean cuisine that is innovative, while still staying true to tradition and seasonal choices, some of which come directly from the "47 hortus" estate, part of the sustainability project. A complete, selected cellar and a great selection of cocktails and spirits.

Available for lunch, dinner or just an aperitif, 47 Circus Roof Garden is bound to make a stay in Rome even more memorable.

Adress: Via Luigi Petroselli, 47, 00186 Rome

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3. Lifestyle Suites Rome

Rooftop hotel Rome, Lifestyle Suites Rome
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Lifestyle Suites Rome offers adults-only luxury suites, right in the historic heart of Rome, in the beautiful and famous Piazza Navona.

Set in a 15th century palace, here you are invited to an exquisite combination of history, design, art and comfort.

The 13 exclusive and luxury suites are all different from each other, with their own name, style and personality, featuring everything you need for an unforgettable and comfortable stay in the Eternal City.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Lifestyle Suites Rome
Lifestyle Suites Rome / Photo: www.lifestylesuitesrome.com/

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From the top floor of the hotel, the Rooftop at Lifestyle Suites offers amazing views over Piazza Navona, as well as over the Rome rooftops.

Elegant and luxurious, the rooftop blends a colorful interior with murals by Jose Mesas, and a spacious and bright outdoor terrace.

Exclusive for hotel guests, private events, and guests who reserve in advance, here you can enjoy a panoramic breakfast with the sound of the Fountain of the Four Rivers in the background. Or romantic and relaxing sunset sessions with delicious cocktails, accompanied by Italian snacks and aperitifs.

Adress: Piazza Navona, 93, 00186 Rome

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4. Chapter Roma

Rooftop hotel Rome, Chapter Roma
Chapter Roma / Photo: www.chapter-roma.com/

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Found in the heart of Rome, behind an old door in a narrow side street of Regola, Chapter Roma is a modern hotel, mixing the glamorous with the gritty.

Industrial chic, the hotel’s public spaces are filled with a mix of classic and contemporary art and graffiti.

The rooms are simple yet very stylish, and filled with everything you need. From free Wi-Fi and air-condition, to a Smart TV, a minibar and bathrooms with bathrobes and slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Chapter Roma
Chapter Roma / Photo: www.chapter-roma.com/

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On top of Chapter Roma is Hey Güey, a colorful and sparkling rooftop bar and restaurant, bringing a large slice of Mexican vibes to the Italian capital.

Above the historic rooftops, here you can take a trip closer to the Pacific Ocean and the beaches of Acapulco, with a menu including everything from signature tacos, empanadas and quesadillas, to fresh signature summer cocktails and frozen margaritas.

Surrounded with cactus flowers, figs of 'India' and panoramic views over the Roman roofs and domes, this truly is an elevated spot to take just a little break from Rome. In Rome.

Adress: Via Santa Maria Dè Calderari 47, Pantheon, 00186 Rome

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5. The Tribune Hotel

Rooftop hotel Rome, The Tribune
The Tribune Hotel / Photo: www.hyatt.com/

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Overlooking the ancient Roman Aurelian walls and the lush Villa Borghese gardens, The Tribune Hotel boasts a culturally dynamic setting in elegantly stylish spaces.

Surrounded by history, the modern and spacious hotel is filled with energy and art deco design inside.

The hotel houses 52 elegant, comfortable, bright and fully equipped rooms, featuring a Smart TV, Illy coffee pot and private bathrooms.

Other amenities at The Tribune Hotel includes a fitness center, free WiFi and on-site restaurant.

Rooftop hotel Rome, The Tribune
The Tribune Hotel / Photo: www.hyatt.com/

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For the most amazing and uninterrupted views over the enchanting Villa Borghese, head up to the top floor of The Tribune Hotel, where you find Terrazza Borghese.

Bright, lush and stylish, this is a dynamic and elegant venue, offering both a restaurant and bar experience.

The resturant serves a curated seasonal food menu as both lunch and dinner, featuring only the best fresh ingredients and creative interpretations of classic Roman cuisine.

At Bubbles Bar on the north corner of the rooftop terrace, you can sip sparkling cocktails created by mixology experts, while watching the sun set over Villa Borghese.

Adress: Via Campania, 45, 00187 Rome

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6. Bio Hotel Raphael

Rooftop hotel Rome, Hotel Raphael Rome
Bio Hotel Raphael / Photo: www.raphaelhotel.com

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With vertical gardens covering every inch of the building, the Bio Hotel Raphael isn't the kind of place you overlook when walking down the street.

This elegant and eco-friendly hotel is a stone's throw away from some of the most famous landmarks in the city, while still providing guests with a sense of peace.

Each of the hotel's rooms boasts comfortable beds, premium linens, and exquisite taste in decoration, including unique artworks.

The hotel's restaurant offers numerous vegetarian creations, showing guests that they don't need meat to enjoy Italian cuisine.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Hotel Raphael Rome
Hotel Raphael Rome / Photo: www.raphaelhotel.com

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This small and cozy terrace overlooks the Piazza Navona and offers 360-degree vistas of Rome's historic center.

Mater Terrae, the hotel's restaurant, serves vegetarian and biodynamic food, as well as creative and sustainable drinks, like organic wines and locally sourced cocktails.

Split into two levels, with the lower one working as a cocktail lounge and the upper one as a restaurant; Mater Terrae is an exclusive and quiet rooftop where you can enjoy a romantic dinner or a long, uninterrupted lunch.

Adress: Bio Hotel Raphael, Largo Febo, 2, 00186 Rome

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7. The Independent Hotel

Rooftop hotel Rome, The Independent Hotel
The Independent Hotel / Photo: www.aghotels.it

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The Independent Hotel offers contemporary design, right in the heart of history, and right in the heart of Rome.

Located 150 meters from the Baths of Diocletian and Termini Train Station, the hotel houses 45 bright, spacious and air-conditioned rooms with parquet floors, top-quality linen and a bar cabinet with Nespresso coffee machine and kettle.

For an extra special stay, the Superior and Deluxe rooms also has options with a balcony overlooking Rome.

Other amenities at The Independent Hotel includes fully equipped gym.

Rooftop hotel Rome, The Independent Hotel
The Independent Hotel / Photo: www.aghotels.it

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To get a bit closer to the Rome sky, visit Terrazza Cielo Restaurant & Lounge Bar, found on top of The Independent Hotel.

8 floors above the Eternal City, the modern and elegant rooftop comes surrounded with an amazing 360° view over the wonders of Rome.

Divided in two spaces, Terrazza Cielo Restaurant is the place to go for breakfast with a view, a business lunch, or a stylish dinner in a refined atmosphere.

At the more comfy Terrazza Cielo Lounge Bar you can escape the sun under one of the large umbrellas or settle down in the inviting sofas, and enjoy crafted cocktails, aperitifs, conversations, live music and sunset views.

Adress: Via Volturno, 48, 00185 Rome

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8. DoubleTree By Hilton Rome Monti

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Located in the heart of the city, close to both the Roma Termini train station and Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica, DoubleTree By Hilton Rome Monti offers a modern stay in historical surroundings.

Featuring an Italian restaurant, a bar & coffe shop and a smashing rooftop bar, the hotel has pretty much all you need on site, while you are also just steps away from exploring everything else Rome has to offer.

Each of the hotel's rooms has free WiFi, LCD TV, mini bar, in-room espresso machine, as well as elegant bathrooms with walk-in shower, bathrobes and slippers.

Mixing contemporary design and modern comfort, DoubleTree By Hilton Rome Monti is bright, beautiful and lush all around. Complemented with a friendly 24-hour service, this is a fantastic option to stay in Rome.

Rooftop hotel Rome, DoubleTree By Hilton Rome Monti
DoubleTree By Hilton Rome Monti / Photo: www.hilton.com/

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On the 8th floor of the hotel you find Mùn Rooftop Cocktail Bar, a trendy rooftop lounge where exclusiveness meets modern Italian charm.

Surrounded with amazing views over Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica and Rome, the rooftop is open nightly for an elevated aperitif or light dinners. Indulge in a great selection of Italian mixology, with perfectly shaken and elegant signature cocktails, complemented with some delicious bites.

Adress: P.za dell'Esquilino, 1, 00185 Rome

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9. Singer Palace Hotel

Rooftop hotel Rome, Singer Palace Hotel
Singer Palace Hotel / Photo: https://singerpalacehotel.com/

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Centrally located in the heart of Rome, Singer Palace Hotel is a 20th century palace turned into chic boutique hotel.

Within walking distance from all the major historical sights of the city as well as the best shopping roads, here you can stay in style close to all the action.

All 30 rooms feature warm, elegant and stylish decor with true Italian furnishing, and include ultra comfortable beds, flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with a bathrobe, slippers and free toiletries.

A continental breakfast buffet with fresh ingredients is served every morning.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Singer Palace Hotel
Singer Palace Hotel / Photo: https://singerpalacehotel.com/

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The top floor of Singer Palace Hotel includes both a rooftop restaurant and a rooftop bar.

At Jim's Bar you can enjoy a drink list inspired by cocktails of the 1920’s, featuring a signature selection of a reinterpreted classics.

The Terraces rooftop restaurant offers simple and innovative cuisine, with roman and mediterranean dishes served as both lunch and dinner.

Mixing a stylish and elegant indoor setting with a lovely rooftop terrace, where food and drinks are served to breathtaking views over the roman rooftops, monuments, churches and the neighboring Piazza Venezia.

Adress: Via Alessandro Specchi, 10, Pantheon, 00186 Rome

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10. The Guardian

Rooftop hotel Rome, The Guardian
The Guardian / Photo: www.aghotels.it

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Set in a beautiful 19th-century building, a 10-minute walk from Termini Train Station, The Guardian is a designer hotel with a young contemporary feel.

With an innovative and fresh style and clean modern lines, the hotel is perfect for both a business trip or days filled with leisure.

All of the 74 air-conditioned rooms feature flat-screen televisions, tea/coffee making facilities and private bathrooms. Rooms range from the intimate Smart Room to the grand Guardian Suite.

Rooftop hotel Rome, The Guardian
The Guardian / Photo: www.aghotels.it

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On top of the hotel you find Terrazza Costanza, an intimate and romantic location in shades of English green.

A venue where sophistication is imbued in every detail, the rooftop mixes an elegant interior lounge with an outdoor terrace, where you truly can admire Rome in all its beauty.

A haven for connoisseurs and elegant conversation, the Terrazza Costanza Restaurant & Lounge Bar menu includes expertly crafted cocktails, as well as a nice selection of dishes. From Roman traditional pasta and pinsa, to burgers and sandwiches.

Adress: Via Palestro, 13, 00185 Rome

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11. Hotel Nord Nuova Roma

Rooftop hotel Rome, Hotel Nord Nuova Roma
Hotel Nord Nuova Roma / Photo: https://www.hotelnordnuovaroma.it/

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Hotel Nord Nuova Roma offers the perfect union between design and tradition.

Located just a few steps from Rome Termini Station, right in the heart of the city, the hotel is set in a historical building dating to early 1900s, but encloses an elegant and renovated interior.

Located just a few steps from Rome Termini Station, right in the heart of the city, the hotel is set in a historical building dating to early 1900s, but encloses an elegant and renovated interior.

All of the soundproofed rooms come with free WiFi and air condition, and also feature a fully equipped marble bathroom with bath or shower.

In the dining room, guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast, and the hotel also holds a fully equipped gym on the 6th floor, as well as a meeting room.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Hotel Nord Nuova Roma
Hotel Nord Nuova Roma / Photo: https://www.hotelnordnuovaroma.it/

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On top of Hotel Nord Nuova Roma you find the lush and beautiful La Limonaia rooftop garden.

Part stylish indoor lounge with panoramic windows, and part flower-filled outdoor terrace, here you are surrounded with panoramic views over Rome and the Baths of Diocletian year round.

In a relaxing atmosphere, the rooftop bar serves everything from cocktails and snacks to a light lunch/dinner, or hot and cold first course dishes.

Adress: Via Giovanni Amendola, 3, 00185 Stazione Termini RM, Rome

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12. Palazzo Nainer

Rooftop hotel Rome, Palazzo Nainer
Palazzo Nainer / Photo: www.palazzonainer.com

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Palazzo Nainer is located in an elegant and prestigious nineteenth-century building with an avant-garde soul, mixing the classic and modern.

This stylish boutique hotel is found in one of the exclusive streets which lead from Piazza del Popolo to the Spanish Steps.

So offering a prime location, but also a wide range of on-demand services. From free WiFi in all the structures and restaurant, to laundry service and electric car charging service.

All of the comfortable and well-equipped rooms at Palazzo Nainer play with natural, bright colors, metallic finishes and soft velvet, and are equipped with designer furniture.

Palazzo Nainer alos features its own gym and sauna.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Palazzo Nainer
Palazzo Nainer / Photo: www.palazzonainer.com

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On the 5th floor of the hotel, Terrazza Nainer opens up on a surprising and panoramic view, towering high above the roofs of Rome.

The refined rooftop bar is a fantastic spot for everything from a light lunch, an aperitif or an after dinner cocktail, as well as private parties, corporate parties, product launches and exclusive fashion events.

On the terrace, and on the solarium with VIP area on the upper level, Palazzo Nainer welcomes guests and non-guests to celebrate those special Rome moments.

Adress: Via del Babuino, 196, 00187 Rome

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13. Marcella Royal Hotel

Rooftop hotel Rome, Marcella Royal Hotel
Marcella Royal Hotel / Photo: www.marcellaroyalhotel.com/

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Opened in 1967, by its founder Marcella Angelini, the Marcella Royal Hotel is a charming first class boutique hotel, conveniently situated in the centre of Rome.

Here you are within walking distance of Rome’s numerous sights and attractions, including Via Veneto, the Spanish Steps, Via Nazionale and Barberini.

The rooms at Royal Marcella are, just as the hotel, spacious, elegant and classically furnished, complemented with all modern amenities needed, like air conditioning, minibar, free WiFi, TV with satellite channels and complimentary toiletries.

A tasty breakfast is served buffet style up on the top floor of the hotel.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Marcella Royal Hotel
Marcella Royal Hotel / Photo: www.marcellaroyalhotel.com/

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Perched on top of Marcella Royal you find a very cosy and garden like rooftop terrace.

Renovated during 2020, the lush rooftop comes surrounded with plenty of greenery, as well as panoramic 360-views over Rome and the Vatican.

With seating both inside and outside, guest staying at the hotel can enjoy breakfast at the rooftop in the mornings, and during the warmer months also relax in the sunbeds during the day.

Towards evenings, the terrace is a perfect spot for everyone to have a really relaxing cocktail or glass of wine from the American Bar, served with panoramic views and often also live music.

Adress: Via Flavia 106, 00187 Roma

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14. Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese

Rooftop hotel Rome, Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
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This playful and modern hotel brings a new twist to an old, historic building with stylish yet casual furnishings where purple and white reign supreme.

Mid-century inspired furniture, white on white linens, garden-themed décor, and crips boiserie makes the Sofitel a unique stay in more ways than one, and its proximity to the St Peter's Basilica and Villa Borghese only adds to the appeal.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese / Photo: https://restaurants.accor.com/

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Overlooking the Villa Borghese and offering gorgeous vistas of the Via Veneto and the St. Peter's Basilica, the SETTIMO Terrace is a must-visit whenever staying at Hotel Sofitel.

Signature cocktails crafted by the head bartender Mirko Cagnazzo go hand-inn-hand with Mediterranean cuisine with a French twist, and a laid-back but exclusive atmosphere.

Open for lunch and dinner, this fine-dining restaurant is considered one of the best in the city, and provides a fantastic backdrop for romantic dinners and special celebrations.

Adress: Via Lombardia, 47, Rome

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15. Hotel Palazzo Manfredi

Rooftop hotel Rome, Hotel Palazzo Manfredi
Hotel Palazzo Manfredi / Photo: www.palazzomanfredi.com

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A charming 20-room affair, the Hotel Palazzo Manfredi is just a stone's throw away from the Colosseum and offers guests the opportunity to be pampered while enjoying some of the best views in the city.

Located in the Celio, one of Rome's less-visited neighborhoods, the Hotel Palazzo is an excellent option for those looking to avoid the crowds.

Trattorias, pizzerias, and wine bars surround this beautiful hotel. Still, for those looking to experience what the restaurant has to offer, Hotel Palazzo is home to Aroma, a Michelin starred restaurant.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Hotel Palazzo Manfredi
Hotel Palazzo Manfredi / Photo: www.palazzomanfredi.com

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Set on a small but stylish terrace, Aroma is one of the best restaurants Rome has to offer, and the views it provides only adds to the experience.

With only enough room for 28 seats, reservations are a must, but in exchange, you can enjoy fantastic gourmet food, accompanied by local wines and top-notch service.

Open for hotel guests and visitors alike; Aroma also has a small lounge bar, where you can enjoy champagne or expertly-mixed cocktails while waiting for your table.

Adress: Via Labicana, 125, 00184 Roma

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Hans Ebenman
Hans Ebenman

Hans has visited over 500 rooftop bars, 200 rooftop pools and 300 rooftop restaurants since 2015. This vast experience has made Hans a true rooftop expert, and one of the most knowledgeable in the field. Today, numerous of travel magazines, bloggers and media websites contact Hans to get his expertise on rooftops.