Rome Boutique Hotels: The 11 Best Choices for Your Stay

We think Rome is one of those must-see cities in Europe. Are you planning a trip to Rome and searching for a unique hotel? You've come to the right place! In this article we will show you some of the best boutique hotels in Rome.

Rome is full of beautiful sights and around every corner you can experience the turbulent history of the city. No wonder, as Rome is almost 3,000 years old.

The choice of accommodation in Italy’s capital is as large as the city itself.

To help you plan your trip, here are 11 unique boutique hotels in Rome.

Our Top 3 Rome Boutique Hotels

If you’re just looking for a quick recommendation of the best boutique hotels in Rome, here are our three favorites:

Casa Montani: A beautiful boutique hotel with high-quality designer furniture. You even get your breakfast served directly to your room.

Hotel Dei Borgognoni: This elegant hotel is located right between the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain; two of the most important highlights of Rome.

Hotel Singer Palace: This luxurious boutique hotel has modern furnishings and a rooftop terrace with a restaurant and a beautiful view of Rome.

Casa Montani

Hotel Casa Montani in Rome
The luxurious interior at Casa Montani will definitely make your stay even more enjoyable (© Hotel Casa Montani)

You can find the small boutique hotel Casa Montani on the 3rd floor of an old 18th-century townhouse. It is located in the heart of Rome, directly opposite Piazza del Popolo.

The Spanish Steps are only 10 minutes away on foot. Thus, this Rome design hotel is a perfect starting point for your tour through the city.

The interior of the boutique hotel is very stylish and luxurious with high-quality designer furniture.

Our tip: A special feature is that breakfast is served directly to your room.

We love

the luxurious interior.

Hotel Dei Borgognoni

Hotel Dei Borgognoni in Rome
The boutique hotel Borgognoni is located in the middle of Rome – very close to the Trevi Fountain (© Hotel Dei Borgognoni)

Hotel Dei Borgognoni is one of those places you just feel relaxed. Dark red details have been added throughout the bright rooms, giving the whole hotel a royal touch.

In the morning you can recharge your batteries for the day at the breakfast buffet and in the evening you can taste your way through the drinks menu at the cocktail bar.

The boutique hotel is located in a 17th-century palazzo, right between the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. It’s just a 5-minute walk to either. If you prefer to ride a bike, you can rent one for free at the hotel.

We love

the location in the old town.

Relais La Maison De Luxe B&B

Hotel Relais La Maison De Luxe B&B in Rome
At this boutique hotel in Rome, you’ll be pampered with little extras (© Relais La Maison De Luxe B&B)

The Rome Boutique Hotel Relais La Maison is located in the artists’ district Monti right in the heart of the capital. It’s only a 15-minute walk to the Colosseum, and this makes it an ideal base from which to explore Rome on foot.

This small boutique hotel in Rome has only 6 rooms, but they are all very modern and classy and offer many extras.

Added bonus: There is free coffee and cold drinks all day long.

We love

the friendly atmosphere.

Boutique Hotel Lunetta

Roof terrace of the Hotel Lunetta in Rome
From the roof terrace of the hotel you have a great view of Sant’Andrea della Valle church (© Boutique Hotel Lunetta)

Located in the center of the capital, the 4-star boutique hotel Lunetta is just a short walk from St. Peter’s Basilica and Piazza Navona. So it’s the perfect location for a visit to the Vatican.

The hotel rooms in this historic 14th century palace are very stylish and elegantly furnished.

The spa area of this Rome design hotel is free of charge for all guests, you can relax in a small pool or book wellness treatments. Relaxation guaranteed!

The hotel’s roof terrace is particularly beautiful, offering a unique view over the rooftops of Rome.

We love

the view from the roof terrace.

San Anselmo

Hotel San Anselmo in Rome
This boutique hotel in Rome is perfect for a romantic getaway. (© San Anselmo)

The San Anselmo is a romantic boutique hotel in a lovely setting on the Aventine Hill in Piazza San Anselmo. Here, you are completely surrounded by ancient Rome.

Housed in a Baroque villa, the hotel is charming and artistically decorated, with opulent canopy beds and antique furnishings. An overnight stay at the San Anselmo feels a bit like stepping back in time.

In good weather, you can have breakfast in the hotel’s flower garden and enjoy panoramic views of Rome.

We love

the breakfast in the flower garden.

Gigli D'Oro Suite

Hotel Gigli D’Oro Suite in Rome
The rooms at Gigli D’Oro Suite are beautifully furnished and offer all sorts of extras (© Gigli D’Oro Suite)

The small boutique hotel Gigli D’Oro is located in a 15th century palace and offers six beautiful and modern suites. Original paintings adorn the walls and the ceilings are made of massive wooden beams.

The Gigli D’Oro is located in a small side street, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but still very close to the center.

The location couldn’t be any better. The hotel is in the immediate vicinity of Piazza Navona and thus many important sights of Rome, such as the Spanish Steps, are within walking distance.

Added bonus: a beautiful rain shower awaits you in the bathroom, and some rooms even have a large designer bathtub in the middle of the room.

We love

the stylish interior.

Hotel Capo D'Africa

Hotel Capo D’Africa in Rome
On the roof terrace of the Rome boutique hotel Capo D’Africa you can enjoy the start and the end of your day all cozy and relaxed (© Hotel Capo D’Africa)

Also located in Rome’s city center and just five minutes from the Colosseum is the Hotel Capo D’Africa. From here you can walk around the old town of Rome, but also explore the many wine bars and restaurants in the area.

The rooms are furnished in a modern and simple style. A fitness room is also available for those looking for a workout.

In good weather, breakfast is served on the rooftop terrace. So you can start off your day with some sunshine!

We love

the fitness center.

Princeps Boutique Hotel

Princeps Boutique Hotel in Rome
You wouldn’t guess from the interior that this Rome design hotel is located in one of the city’s oldest buildings (© Princeps Boutique Hotel)

In the Monti district, directly opposite the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, you will find the Princeps Boutique Hotel. An elegant design hotel on the upper floor of one of the oldest buildings in the city.

Yet the age of the building is not noticeable, on the contrary. The rooms are minimalist and classy, with high-end marble bathrooms.

On the upper floors you have a fantastic view of the center of Rome.

We love

the bright marble bathrooms.

Hotel Singer Palace

Roof terrace of the Singer Palace Hotel in Rome at sunset
The rooftop terrace of the Rome boutique hotel Singer Palace is truly gorgeous (© Hotel Singer Palace)

This 5 star luxury hotel in Rome is centrally located on the famous shopping street Via del Corso. The Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps are also only a few minutes’ walk away.

But not only the location is fantastic, also the furnishing of the rooms is very elegant and modern. You will definitely feel at home during your stay.

The restaurant on the roof of the hotel is particularly beautiful. A sunset dinner is guaranteed to spark some romance.

We love

dining on the roof terrace.

Hotel Martis Palace

Hotel Martis Palace Rome
The hotel rooms at Martis Palace are large and tastefully decorated (© Hotel Martis Palace)

Right in the center of Rome, in Navona district, lies the boutique hotel Martis Palace. The hotel is surrounded by many restaurants and boutiques and is just a few minutes’ walk from Piazza Navona.

The rooms are tastefully decorated and the hotel’s library is a real eye-catcher, making you want to spend some time there.

This boutique hotel’s roof terrace also convinces with a beautiful view of the city.

We love

the library of the hotel.

Tree Charme Parliament Boutique Hotel

Tree Charme Parliament Boutique Hotel in Rome
Tree Charme Parliament Boutique Hotel is one of the most stylish design hotels in Rome (© Tree Charme Parliament Boutique Hotel)

The Tree Charme Parliament is a small, charming boutique hotel in Rome’s Parliament district and within walking distance of the Spanish Steps and the Pantheon. The Trevi Fountain is also just a short walk away.

The rooms of this design hotel in Rome are modern and furnished with extraordinary colors and decor.

If needed, you can arrange guided tours via the hotel’s concierge service.

We love

the unique colors in the hotel.

These were our recommendations for unique boutique hotels in Rome.

Have you ever been to one of these boutique hotels or do you know any that we need to add to our list? If so, we’d love to hear your comments.