Hg2 : The Hedonist

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Rome

Visconti Palace
There's a slightly corporate feel to this huge hotel, but things are slowly changing.
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.
Villa Laetitia
An aristocratic private residence on the banks of the Tiber, Villa Laetitia is a fully-restored, utterly-luxurious hotel from the Fendi family.
View at the Spanish Steps
Small but perfectly formed rooms made for hedonistic high jinx.
The First Luxury Art Hotel
Perfectly located, effortlessly luxurious and a roof garden with spectacular views of the city. We just can't fault The First Hotel...
St. Regis Rome
Enjoy high tea under the chandelier with a bevvy of international arbiters of good taste.
San Anselmo
Set in the leafy environs of the Aventine, Hotel Sant'Anselmo offers sanctuary away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Rome Cavalieri
Redolent of Las Vegas, the Cavalieri Hilton is possibly the most spectacularly ornate hotel in all of Rome.
Ripa Roma
Those with a penchant for Schrageresque styling will enjoy this hotel.
Residenza Torre Colonna
Residenza Torre Colonna is a boutique hotel housed within a renovated medieval watch tower in the heart of Rome.
Relais Le Clarisse
This pint-sized hotel has just five simple rooms but ticks all the right boxes for comfort and location.
Regina Baglioni
If the Italians know one thing, it's style. Case in point is the Regina Hotel Baglioni in Rome, which has lashings of the stuff with a location in Via Veneto that's just a stone's throw away from the world-renowned fashion street of Via Condotti.
Radisson Blu es
When it first opened in 2002, this huge Schrager-esque monolith behind Termini station caused ripples through Rome's fashion set.
Portrait Roma
This brand new venture from the swish Lungarno hotel group in Florence is set to be a fashionista magnet.
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.
Palazzo Manfredi
Palazzo Manfredi sits elegantly between historic and modern Rome. While its rooms and restaurant overlook the Colosseum, the interiors of this boutique establis
Navona Palace
These über-chic residences are the latest example of Rome's newest trend of luxurious apartments in the heart of the city.
Michelangelo Hotel
Part of Starhotels’ stylish stable of hotels, the Michelangelo Hotel is a classically elegant place to stay in the Italian capital mere minutes from the Vatican City.
Majestic Roma
One of the most extravagant hotels in the city, the Hotel Majestic has a history of attracting the rich and famous.
Locarno
Go for the Venetian suite in this shabby Art Deco favourite.
Leon’s Place offers Neo-Gothic Elegance in Rome
Leon's Place is Rome's newest luxury hotel.
Leon’s Place
Theatrical and opulent, this new hotel is Rome's most exciting addition - Leon's Place. 
Le Real de Luxe
Ideal for those in town on a flying visit, this hotel offers a base that doesn't fall short on style and service either.
JK Place Roma
Sightseeing and style go hand-in-hand at JK Place Roma, a much-feted boutique hotel that is perfect for a spoil-yourself-rotten weekend away...
Italian style at Regina Hotel Baglioni, Rome
It's no secret that the Italians have style, and nowhere is it more evident than at Rome's Art Deco-inspired Regina Hotel Baglioni.
Intown Luxury House
These six minimalist suites have brought fresh blood to the glamorous Tridente area.
Inn at the Spanish Steps
Slap bang in the middle of 'Bling Street', this popular residence couldn't be in a more suitable location for shopaholics.
Inn at the Roman Forum
The Inn looks out over the ruins of Trajan's market yet still feels decidedly off the beaten track.
Il Palazzetto
Il Palazzetto combines chic and luxuriant styling with wine courses and a secret lounge bar and library.
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.
Hotel San Francesco
In the backstreets of Trastevere is the affordably hip Hotel San Francesco, the perfect base to explore the independent bars, art galleries and restaurants
Hotel Ponte Sisto
Hotel Ponte Sisto sits neatly on the edge of the river, just by the eponymous bridge, in a delectable restored Renaissance palazzo.
Hotel Indigo Rome – St. George
On the quieter end of the peaceful and beautiful cobblestoned Via Giulia lies this comfortable, minimal hotel, the ideal spot to explore the vivacious Piazza Na
Hotel Eden
The lovely Hotel Eden is a paradise lost amid the city's other more brazen design hotels.
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.
Hotel de Monti
Found in Monti, one of Rome’s oldest residential districts, the Hotel de Monti is a seven-bedroom hotel practically on the doorstep of the Colosseum.
Hotel Carmel
Unpretentious and full of colour, the Hotel Carmel is a budget hotel in the trendy Trastevere neighbourhood with its own sun-drenched outdoor terrace.
Hotel Campo de’ Fiori
The Hotel Campo de’ Fiori is an antiques-strewn hotel, with its own al fresco terrace looking out over the rooftops of the Roman capital.
Hotel Art
This appropriately named hotel lurks on the lovely Via Margutta, a street that was stuffed to the gills with artists' studios back in the 1600s.
Hotel Adriano
A family business for over 40 years, and recently revamped by arbiter of style Barbara Ricci, the Hotel Adriano is certainly worthy of more stellar accolades than it has received.

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