Hg2 : The Hedonist

A Hedonist’s guide to…

Rome

Villa Spalletti Trivelli
A luxurious hotel overlooking the gardens of the Quirinale Palace, the Villa Spalletti Trivelli is well-placed for sightseeing, as well as simply staying put and enjoying the decadence.
Hotel Splendide Royal
A luxurious hotel overlooking the gardens of the Villa Borghese, the Hotel Splendide Royal offers accommodations that are decidedly regal in appearance and ambience.
Gran Melià Rome
An oasis in the bustle of the Italian capital, the Gran Melià Rome is a luxurious, five-star urban resort with sprawling grounds and its own Clarins spa.
La Perla
Hermes
You know you want one of those fantastic orange bags signalling to the world you've been shopping at Hermes.
Gucci
Louis Vuitton
Chanel
Prada
Bulgari
Grand Hotel de la Minerve
This grand palace has seen better days but boasts an unrivalled location with stunning views.
Salvatore Ferragamo
From small-time cobbler to shoe-maker to the stars - Salvatore Ferragamo.
Sergio Rossi
Dolce e Gabbana
D & G - Divine & Gorgeous fashion.
Circolo del Golf di Roma Acquasanta
Italy's first golf club? You'll have to go and see for yourself.
Ciuti & Ciuti
Let Luca & Stefano pamper you at Ciuti & Ciuti.
Majestic Roma
One of the most extravagant hotels in the city, the Hotel Majestic has a history of attracting the rich and famous.
Roberto Cavalli
Although to some it's more cliché than chic, Roberto Cavalli still has an appeal.
Fratelli Rossetti
Whether you've been hit with the desire to buy golfing shoes, or not, pop over to Fratelli Rossetti and have a peek.
Hotel de Russie
When filmstars are in town they make a beeline for the Hotel de Russie, so expect a constant herd of paparazzi waiting to pounce as the limousines roll by.
Il Pagliaccio
An exceptional restaurant on almost all counts, where Michelin-starred chef Anthony Genovese has been captivating contemporary Romans with his Mediterranean concoctions tinged with Asiatic touches for two years.
Enoteca Costantini Il Simposio
This rather stuffy wine bar and restaurant on Piazza Cavour is very appealing in the colder months, when you can neck back some corpulent wines in a sumptuous i
Hostaria dell’Orso
Once an inn accommodating the likes of Dante and then Goethe, Hostaria dell'Orso is housed in a 15th-century patrician palazzo on the banks of the Tiber.
Calvin Klein
Be sure to look as good underneath as you do on top with chic underwear from Calvin Klein.
h club>doney
Although the Via Veneto has certainly outlived its former 1960s heyday, the lounge bar H Club Doney, next door to the Westin Excelsior, still manages to retain
Gilda
Gloriously out of date, this is one of Rome's historic nightclubs, with all the trimmings.
Boscolo Exedra
Harking back to days of the Roman empire's lavish excess, the Exedra is the most bombastic of Rome's Boscolo hotels.
Hassler Roma
This fifth-generation Swiss hotel, which was requisitioned by the US air force to serve as their HQ during World War II, crowns the top of the Spanish Steps.
Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel
If you're looking for a luxurious and sumptuous oasis away from the heavily trodden paths of downtown Rome, then this is the place you're looking for.
Guess
Burberry Prorsum
Who doesn't love a bit of Burberry?
Valentino
When in Rome, do what - albeit, wealthy - Romans do, shop at Valentino.
Parco dei Principi
Swimming in 5 star style.
La Terrazza dell’Eden
ReD
This perpetually trendy design bar and restaurant is a great choice if you plan to attend a concert in the same complex of the Auditorium Parco della Musica, Rome's temple of classical and acoustic music.
Laura Biagiotti
Cuddling up in cashmere is decadent, but when it's been bought from the Roman 'queen' of cashmere, well, that's a whole new level of luxury.
Hostaria Costanza
Don't be put off by the anonymous entrance of this upscale yet still down- to-earth osteria in the heart of the historical centre, a few steps away from heavily-trodden Campo dei Fiori.
La Rosetta
Massimo Riccioli's lauded fish restaurant feels like a ship inside, all wooden portholes and white tablecloths, and the most comprehensive list of Mediterranean aquatic creatures imaginable.
Tiffany
Make like Audrey Hepburn and head to Tiffany's, with or without breakfast.
Furla
Looking for classic accessories? Head to Furla.

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