9 great hotels with rooftop in Rome

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

July 12, 2021
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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 9 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. 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

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €100

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3. DoubleTree By Hilton Rome Monti

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

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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

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €127

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4. Chapter Roma

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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.

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Chapter Roma / Photo: https://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

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €186

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5. Marcella Royal Hotel

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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

Price: Rates for a double room starts at €118

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6. 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.

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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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7. 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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8. Sina Bernini Bristol

Rooftop hotel Rome, Sina Bernini Bristol
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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9. 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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