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Hotel Forte

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County Meath, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Excellent location for any trip to Roma. Set in a fashionable area, only a couple of minutes from metro. Friendly helpful staff. Excellent restaurants on your doorstep. Accommodation meets all your requirements for a short city break. Good selection variety available for breakfast. Would stay here again.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent place to stay, very short walk from the Spanish Steps. Rooms are not large (but it is in the heart of Rome), but recently redone and lovely. Many options for breakfast. One day laundry service. Excellent suggestions for where to eat locally.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This location was great. If you love shopping and charm, this is the hotel for you. The breakfast was a typical Italian buffet, heavy on the sweets, but good cafe Americano. The bed was very hard, but all of our beds were that way in Italy. Our room was a bit odd because it was a triple when we asked... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely design, rooms are quite small but cozy Staff are very kind and willing to help The location is amazing just 2 minutes from the spanish stairs Breakfast was good including eggs breads cheese and more

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

The great thing about this hotel is the location, close to piazza spagna and several tourist places. Unfortunately the room is really small, the bathroom is unbelievable so tight. Breakfast is simple but ok. The wi-fi didn't work well. There better options in Rome. I don't recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

This hotel didn't disappoint. It is located on a very quiet street and we had a very peaceful stay and great nights' sleep. The breakfast buffet was ample for a full day of sightseeing. I will definitely stay here again when I return to do some more sightseeing in Rome. There is a bit of charm on the pedestrian street... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in this hotel last year and this year - both times during the month of August. The staff is friendly and very helpful. They speak English, Spanish and French from what I was able to hear. Highlights of the Hotel -------------------- - Excellent location - Spacious room - Walking distance to La Spagna train station.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I booked hotel forte for a trip me and my boyfriend were to go on to pick out a ring we had saved for years to take this trip . He decided to not be together with me anymore a month before the trip . Obliviously I was devastated but every single other hotel in Rome and Florence were so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

I so like this hotel. The staff was very friendly and informative. The locations was perfect for site seeing, steps away from piazza de spagna and a fees away from Trevi fountain n villa borghese. The wifi wasn't the best in the room but it was functioning. The breakfast was good as well. I would def stay there again!!

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

It's 2 blocks from Piazza di Spagna and walking distance to loads of other great things: Piazza di Popolo, Borghese Gardens, Coliseum, Trevi Fountain. The front desk staff is super helpful but that's the extent of the good things. I left my do not disturb sign on but the staff entered on more than one occasion anyway which upset me.... More 

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Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most desirable neighborhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to look fabulous in gorgeous piazzas like San Lorenzo in Lucina. Campo Marzio can be a bit of a sleeper after aperitivi hour (9pm), so visit by day and experience the pulse of daytime Rome.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just a few steps from Piazza di Spagna, overlooking picturesque Via Margutta, the set for the unforgettable movie Vacanze Romane (Roman Holiday) and nowadays one of the more elegant streets in the heart of Rome, Hotel Forte welcomes guests in rooms of historical Palazzo Alibert, surrounded by a charming atmosphere, modern comforts and services with the added bonus of typical Roman friendliness. Hotel Forte makes part of "Historical Hotels Circuit", according to the Plan "Transparent Rome", promoted by Ministry of Cultural Assets. The Circuit is traced by informative panels, which report 64 Historical Roman Palaces that currently accomodate Hotels.FACILITIESIn the expanse of the seventeenth century Palazzo Alibert, overlooking picturesque Via Margutta, Hotel Forte stands out among the 3 star hotels in Rome for its charm and personality. The historic surroundings are enhanced by the contemporary interior design, a mix of elegant classic furnishings revisited with modern colours, placed in a milieu with sunny and warm nuances. Located between the lounge and the drawing room are the reception area (24h), hall, TV room and the delightful bar reserved for hotel guests available 24 hours a day for an espresso coffee, a drink or a snack.Breakfast is served in the dining room. A continental and American-style buffet is on offer to meet the needs of the international clientele that usually come here, it is enriched with typical Roman confectionery and traditional espresso coffee and cappuccino. The superior services offered make the Hotel Forte one of the most valued hotels in Rome: Wi-Fi Internet, fax service, international newspapers, tourist information, bookings for guided tours and transfer are only some of the services available. Hotel Forte won the 2006 prestigious Gambero Rosso magazine award for being the best value for money 3 star hotel in Rome.OUR ROOMSCharming ambiance, elegance and superior services is what you will find in the 18 rooms of Hotel Forte, considered one of the best 3-star hotels in Rome for style and comfort. Rooms are furnished with classical furniture, refined fabrics and boast the same care for detail found throughout the hotel. They are available as single, twin, double, triple and family (with four beds) to accommodate all types of clients. Rooms come with private bathroom with either bathtub or shower, hairdryer, and a complementary beauty kit, and benefit from the best comforts offered by a hotel in Rome to make your Roman holiday that much more pleasant: internet Wi- Fi, sat TV, telephone, mini bar, safe and air conditioning. Via Margutta is magical, with enchanting atmospheres and a special charm all its own. As one of the most beautiful streets in Rome, it attracts artists, literati and movie directors. This street used to be lined with warehouses and stables located behind the palazzos of Via del Babuino. These later became artisan shops, painters studios and antique stores (celebrated in the curious Fontana degli Artisti), thus creating the special ambiance that prevails today and welcomes visitors to Via Margutta. Hotel Forte is privileged among 3-star hotels in Rome since it is located precisely on this famous street (Via Margutta 61) welcoming guests in charming rooms with typical Roman friendliness. Today Via Margutta has preserved its unique atmosphere and decor, and is one of the most elegant and beautiful of Rome. Here you will find top fashion houses and boutiques, coffee shops and exclusive restaurants, as well as picturesque and typical markets. What's more, every year, during the month of October there is the traditional Mostra dei Cento Pittori (Exhibition of One hundred Painters), an art show featuring Italian and international artists involving the whole street making for a very colorful festival. Many other typically Roman and international fairs take place in Via Margutta which attract VIP from the entertainment and fashion world and contribute in creating an exclusive and truly special environment. Through the Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti (Spanish Steps) you can get to Villa Borghese Park, the gorgeous Rome city park with buildings, gardens, small lakes, the famous Galoppatoio that hosts horse races in Piazza di Siena, and Galleria Borghese, an extraordinary collection of masterpieces by great artists (Bernini, Caravaggio, Rubens, Titian, Canova, etc.).Roman Holiday, other movies, songs and people of Via Margutta.The house of Gregory Peck where Audrey Hepburn takes refuge in the unforgettable movie Roman Holiday can be admired at Via Margutta no. 33, and mysterious 13 was the backdrop for Il segno del Comando, the cult television series from the '70s. Director Federico Fellini also lived here and loved to take walks with Giulietta Masina. "… Love, look how beautiful the sky looks over via Margutta tonight…", this is a verse from a song called Via Margutta by Roman singer songwriter Luca Barbarossa… ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Forte

Address: Via Margutta 61 | Piazza di Spagna, 00187 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Campo Marzio
Price Range: $94 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Forte 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Also Known As:
Forte Hotel Rome
Forte Rome
Rome Forte
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#126 Family Hotel in Rome
#136 Business Hotel in Rome
#212 Romantic Hotel in Rome
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