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The Grand Hotel de la Minerve is located in the heart of Rome, just a stone’s throw from the Pantheon and within walking distance of most of the main landmarks, including the Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and Colosseum.Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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Grand Hotel De La Minerve

The Grand Hotel de la Minerve is located in the heart of Rome, just a stone’s throw from the Pantheon and within walking distance of most of the main landmarks, including the Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and Colosseum.

The hotel is also a short stroll away from some of the best shopping areas the city has to offer and is surrounded by a wide range of restaurants — from the typical Roman trattoria through to Michelin-starred fine dining restaurants.

The hotel is the perfect base from which to explore the city. The palace in which the hotel is located was built in 1620 for the Fonseca family, aristocrats of Portuguese origin, before being sold to a French family in 1811 who then transformed the building into a hotel.

History and beauty are all around in The Grand Hotel de la Minerve; for example, the impressive lobby (the palace’s former winter garden) is dominated by a statue of Minerva (the Roman god of wisdom, war, art, schools, and commerce), which was created by Rinaldo Rinaldi, an apprentice of Antonio Canova. The enchanting suites have, over the centuries, played host to important scholars, high-ranking members of the church and creatives such as George Sand, Friedrich Nietzsche, Stendhal and Luciano Pavarotti, to name just a few.

The hotel has always been a popular destination for travellers to the Eternal City, thanks to its proximity to the Pantheon and Parliament. Today, it continues to attract famous names — everyone from King Albert II of Belgium to the architect Renzo Piano.

The Grand Hotel de la Minerve has been comprehensively renovated in recent years yet still retains the regal atmosphere of an aristocratic mansion. The 135 elegant rooms — many of which offer a wonderful view of the city — are above average in size for Rome. The hotel also has a fitness room and a stunning rooftop restaurant, which is open all year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering delicious Mediterranean dishes combined with attentive service and breathtaking views across the Roman skyline.

DON'T MISS

Embrace history in the heart of Rome — visit the nearby Pantheon, one of the best-preserved of all ancient Roman buildings

NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES

• 135 rooms
• 12 suites
• Five meeting rooms
• Privately guided tours
• Fitness room
• Rooftop restaurant
• Rooftop bar

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