Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte, Rome
|Via Fontanelle Borghese, 56, Spanish Steps, 00186, Rome, Rome, Lazio, ITALY.|
Description: Residenza Ruspoli BonaparteEnjoying a privileged location overlooking a quiet square in the heart of historic Rome, Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte is a boutique bed and breakfast lodging set in a spectacular 16th century palazzo. Guests can enjoy views of the palace's elegant courtyard and the rooftops of Rome from the property's suites, verandas and terraces.
Perfect for exploring this historic city, Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte is just a short walk from the Mausoleum of Augustus, the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. Close to the Spagna metro station, many of Rome's most important archaeological sites and museums are within easy reach of this splendid property. The Vatican and the Sistine Chapel are a short distance away over the Cavour Bridge, while guests will also find many chic boutiques, cafés and restaurants in this elegant neighbourhood.
Resindenza Ruspoli Bonaparte has just three luxurious suites, featuring beautifully preserved furnishings and decoration from the period of Napoleon Bonaparte's residence here. Offering understated but complete luxury, these magnificent suites offer everything necessary for both business and pleasure visits, and exclusive events can be arranged on request.
Type of rooms: Residenza Ruspoli BonaparteThe Princess Pia Suite: one double and one single bed. Max. 3 people, min. 1 person.
This elegant suite has over 100 sq m of adorable space and comfort. The Suite has a living room with a light atmosphere, a warm and cosy bedroom with a canopy bed, a purposeful sitting room, two bathrooms and many modern creature comforts.
Whether in Rome on a honeymoon, a business trip, a small family vacation or simply a shopping spree, the suite offers all comforts for guests' needs and purposes.
The living room features a comfortable couch, a flat screen television and a table where the continental breakfast is served each morning.
The bedroom offers a warm atmosphere, with a plush Queen-size canopy bed and fine cotton sheets.
The sitting room, with its inviting over-sized couch is versatile and offers the possibility of sleeping an extra person, use as a work area with the office desk and Wi-Fi Internet connection, or Vibration Plate training.
The views from the suite allow guests to see into the Palace's elegant courtyard as well as the roofs of the nearby Roman buildings.
Amenities include: Air-conditioning & heating with individual climate controls; Flat screen TV; Two elegant writing desks; Vibration Plate Machine; Fully stocked mini-bar fridge; Safe; Free Wi-Fi Internet connection in the Suite.
The Emperor Bonaparte Suite: one double bed and two single beds . max 4 people, min 1 person.
This is the suite where the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte resided along with his mother. Guests can experience this historic place while enjoying all of today's modern comforts.
This grand suite has over 300 sq m of space to accommodate up to 3 people plus a toddler in a crib. The suite comprises several rooms and facilities for guests' relaxation and use.
Continental breakfast is served every day in the Blue room. This room also offers the possibility of hosting a special occasion upon request. The room has a spectacular 18th century Murano Chandelier, frescoes of the Ruspoli family's coat of arms, parquet floors, while the walls are painted in a mosaic style. There is a You also have the use of the flat screen Smart TV in this spectacular room.
The Christina Bonaparte room is the entrance to the suite and a sitting room where guests can relax quietly and read or surf the web. The room has an antique panelled ceiling decorated with images of grape vines representing the Ruspoli family's coat of arms along with a gold painted backdrop. The floor is laid with parquet, the same used in the Quirinale where Italy's president resides, and the walls are adorned with several historic paintings of the family's ancestors.
The Veranda offers a great place to have a quiet read or simply relax. It has blue striped drapes that run along the full length of the room offering a vibrant and colourful atmosphere.
Guests can also relax in their own private terrace which is adjacent to the Veranda, enjoy a quiet apperitivo or request that breakfast be served there.
The bedroom has a Queen-sized canopy bed, a flat screen Smart TV with satellite content, and a historic painting over a decorative fireplace. It has an adjacent sitting room where a third person can sleep, or a cot may be requested for a small child.
The bathroom has a bathtub, separate shower, bidet, toilet, as well as twin his and hers basins.
Amenities include: Air-conditioning and Heating throughout the suite; Courtesy mobile phone (local calls only); Flat-screen Smart TV in the main Bedroom with satellite service from Sky; Flat-screen Smart TV in the Blue room; Office desk; Fully stocked mini-bar fridge; Safe; Free Wi-Fi Internet connection in the Suite.
The Queen Hortense Bonaparte Suite: a majestic suite offering an occasion to stay in the former residence of Hortense Eugénie Cécile Bonaparte, Queen consort of Holland, and wife to Napoleon's brother Louis Bonaparte. During her residence here, between 1823 to 1830, Hortense decorated the ceilings and walls in the spirit of her mother Josephine's home, the famous Château de Malmaison, in Paris. When staying in this suite in the centre of Rome, whether on business or for leisure, guests will be surrounded by most of the original works she commissioned and that continue to adorn many of the rooms of this elegant 400 sq m space.
It all begins in the Frescoes Room which is the grand entrance of the ur suite. On the walls, just below the antique paneled ceiling, there is an interpretation of the Labours of Hercules, while the floor features black and white marble tiles similar to those used in Château Malmaison.
The magnificent Dining Room of the Ruspoli Regiment is where breakfast will be served every morning. Guests can also organize a special occasion in this magnificent room . Above the dining table is an 18th century Chandelier of Murano with Bohemia crystals. Along the main wall hangs a large painting of the Ruspoli Regiment, an infantry regiment created in 1708 which at the time was 7000 strong and in the service of the Holy See. Frescos of the family coat of arms also adorn the ceiling.
Guests can lounge in the Moors of Venice Room and enjoy a quiet drink from the bar. The ceiling is decorated with frescos of flowers and the twin lamps each have a base of a Moor from Venice.
The Pink Room of Queen Hortense is an elegant living room area. The room has frescoes reminiscent of her mother's French residence; an 18th century Murano Chandelier as well as a magnificent mirror framed in guilded wood standing above the fireplace.
In the Green Room guests can enjoy satellite TV, play cards on the game table or simply use the writing desk. This multifunctional room has a fireplace and was also decorated by Hortense in the spirit of Chateau de Malmaison.
The Grand Bedroom of the Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte is where guests will sleep as once did this important historic figure. Above the king-size canopy bed is a magnificent fresco with an 18th century painting, again decorated by Hortense when she lived here with her son.
Adjacent to the bedroom is the travertine lined bathroom which has a separate shower and bathtub as well as a bidet and basin.
Amenities include: Air-conditioning in the Bedroom, Green Room & the Dining Room; Heating throughout the suite; Courtesy mobile phone (local calls only); Flat-screen TV in the Bedroom and Green room with satellite service from Sky; Writing desk; Fully stocked mini-bar fridge; Safe; Free Wi-Fi Internet connection in the Suite.
Additional information: Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte
Dining: the hotel can organize special meals in the apartment on request! There is no restaurant on site.
Fiumicino Airport is 30 km from Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte.
There is no 24 hr reception, nor disabled facilities, nor shuttle service.
Number of rooms: 3
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1700/2003.
Period of closure: open all year.
Languages spoken: Italian, English.Smoking policy: No smoking in any room.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, Maestro.
GPS Coordinates: 41° 54' 15.54'' N 12° 28' 42.16'' E
Nearest airport: Roma-Ciampino - 18,4 km.