7 great hotels with rooftop in Rome

Elevate your stay in the Eternal City

Published: November 20, 2020
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All you need to find the perfect rooftop hotel Rome

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 7 great hotels with rooftop bars in Rome.

1. Hotel Raphael Rome

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

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With vertical gardens covering every inch of the building, the 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: Hotel Raphaël, Largo Febo, 2, 00186 Rome

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €210

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2. Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese

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

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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

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €267

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3. Hotel Palazzo Manfredi

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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

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €260

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4. Sina Bernini Bristol

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Sina Bernini Bristol / Photo: www.sinahotels.com

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A luxurious hotel in the heart of Rome, the Sina Bernini is located just steps away from the Bia Veneto and Piazza Barberini. It is considered one of the best boutique hotels in the city.

With a spa, a restaurant, and a health club, as well as a business center and relaxing lounge areas, you can rest assured that a stay in the Sina will give you the chance to relax in style.

Each of the hotels 127 is sound-proofed and features free WiFi, in-room massages, 24-hour room service, complimentary bathrobes, premium toiletries, and amazing beds.

The health club offers fitness installations, a Turkish bath, a spa tub, and a sauna.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Sina Bernini Bristol
Sina Bernini Bristol / Photo: www.sinahotels.com

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Located on an 8th floor sits The Flair, a fantastic bistro and fine-dining spot headed by famous chef Alessandro Caputo.

One of Rome's top restaurants, The Flair is known for its unique dinners and tasting menus, like the one called Buio, which is best enjoyed with your eyes closed.

Alongside the creative tasting menus, you can enjoy a more traditional dining experience, as well as an open bar that serves classic cocktails, champagne, beer, and wine.

Add to this the unbeatable views over Rome The Flair is known for, and you're set for a truly memorable night out.

Adress: Piazza Barberini, 23, 00187 Rome

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €178

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5. Grand Hotel De La Minerve

Rooftop hotel Rome, Grand Hotel De La Minerve
Grand Hotel De La Minerve / Photo: www.grandhoteldelaminerve.com

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Elegant and grandiose, the Grand Hotel has an unique baroque charm and unbeatable service.

Located a short stroll away from the Piazza della Minerva, the Piazza Navona or the Largo Torre Argentina, this hotel is a beautiful choice for those looking to explore the city while still sleeping in style.

Rose-colored lighting fixtures, comfortable armchairs, Liberty-style stained glass skylights, and subdued grey and blues accents give this hotel's public areas a truly unique look, which helps it stand out from the rest.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Grand Hotel De La Minerve
Grand Hotel De La Minerve / Photo: www.grandhoteldelaminerve.com

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Perched on top of the hotel, this beautiful rooftop bar overlooks the Pantheon and Rome's historic center.

The restaurant is open day-long and serves classic Italian cuisine, while the bar opens at noon and focuses on wines, beers, and mojitos with unique flavors, like Apple and Chocolate.

The atmosphere is calm and relaxed, making it an ideal place for a quick rest while exploring the city.

Adress: Piazza della Minerva, 69 00186 Rome

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €203

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6. The First Roma Arte

Rooftop hotel Rome, The First Roma Arte
The First Roma Arte / Photo: www.pavilionshotels.com

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A dream come true for art lovers, The First Roma Arte showcases good taste in every way imaginable.

This 29-room urban refugee displays over a hundred pieces by young artists, tasteful furniture that help accent the hotel's unique architecture, exquisitely crafted Carra marble, brightly hued rugs, and gorgeous flower arrangements, making each stay a genuine artistic experience.

Rooftop hotel Rome, The First Roma Arte
The First Roma Arte / Photo: www.pavilionshotels.com

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Called Acquaroof Terrazza Molinari, this rooftop bar offers jaw-dropping views of Rome's historic center, as well as creative cocktails, premium spirits, sparkling wines, and delicious bar-bites.

Elegant in looks, relaxing in the atmosphere, this is one of Rome's priciest bars, but a visit to the Acquaroof is guaranteed quality, so don't be afraid to splurge.

Adress: Via del Vantaggio, 14, 00186 Rome

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €279

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7. Radisson Blu es. Hotel Roma

Rooftop hotel Rome, Radisson Blu es. Hotel Roma
Radisson Blu es. Hotel Roma / Photo: www.radissonhotels.com

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Located just a few minutes away from the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and the Via Nazionali, this modern hotel does away with the old and embraces ultramodernity.

Featuring two restaurants, a poolside bar, and a full-service spa, the Radisson is an ideal spot for guests that want to inject a touch of modernity to their visit to one of the world's most famous historic cities.

Each of the hotel's 232 rooms features free WiFi, premium beddings, designer toiletries, down comforters, and a pillow menu to ensure a good night's rest.

The spa offers a variety of treatments, such as body scrubs, massages, and wraps.

The hotel's restaurant, Zest, serves Mediterranean cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and the hotel's fitness center includes a seasonal swimming pool and a Turkish bath.

Rooftop hotel Rome, Radisson Blu es. Hotel Roma
Radisson Blu es. Hotel Roma / Photo: www.radissonhotels.com

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Mingle with celebrities and Rome's trendiest crowd while enjoying breathtaking views of the Eternal City.

Featuring fantastic decorations, a modern rooftop swimming pool, comfortable lounge areas, and seasonal drinks, this is the place to visit when you want to party in style.

Jazz and lounge music, live DJs, creative drinks, and delicious bar-bites makes the Zest Bar one of Rome's trendies.

Adress: Via Filippo Turati, 171, Rome

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €95

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