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Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

4 stars
Via Carlo Alberto 3, Rome, 00185
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
113 reviews
Perfect location

Wonderful hotel. Great location. We could walk everywhere--and did! The staff was very friendly and... See full review

  • dragonflies
  • Nov 14, 2014
Great city hotel

The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel has fantastic views of the city from the... See full review

  • Paolina
  • Sep 30, 2014
The Mecenate Palace Hotel in Rome offers 4-star luxury accommodations in an authentic 19th century Palazzo, styled with floral decor, Neo-Classical pillars, and curved marble staircases perfect for dashing down in an elegant gown. Dine directly beneath the night sky in this consummate Italian hotel and feast on elegant seafood creations on the rooftop terrace at La Terrazza dei Papi; come back at breakfast time to see it transformed into an American-style breakfast buffet, complete with fresh fruit pies.
Key facts
  • 74 guestrooms
  • 2 restaurants: Caffe Papa Sisto and La Terrazza dei Papi
  • Rooftop garden
  • Room service
  • Laundry service
  • Wedding services
  • Babysitting
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Solarium
  • Business center with conference facilities
Neighborhood
Situated within shouting distance of the Colosseum and the Forum, the Mecenate Palace Hotel overlooks the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. Surrounded by old Roman streets and charming piazzas, the hotel sits in the Rione Monti neighborhood, within easy walking distance of many of the Eternal City's most important sites. Rail transport can be found nearby at Rome Termini Station, with Cavour and Vittorio Emanuele Underground stops also nearby if you’ve already done enough walking for the day.
Hints and tips
Although the hotel's double glazing is good, rooms at the back of the hotel overlook an internal courtyard and tend to be the quietest. However, given the chance to see the 14th century bell tower of Santa Maria Maggiore right out the window, most guests prefer a front-facing room.As well as traditional hotel rooms, the Mecenate also offers a number of self-contained apartments with kitchenettes in a much more contemporary design, and opulent suites with in-room Jacuzzis are another exceptional option.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome Rooms

Single Room
The room offers one French bed with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathrobe, Cable/Satellite TV, Color TV, Disabled facilities, Ensuite Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Radio, Room service, Safe in room, Tea and coffee making facilities and Telephone.
Triple Room
The room offers one Queen bed and extra bed or 3 single beds with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathrobe, Cable Satellite TV, Color TV, Disabled facilities, Ensuite Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Radio, Room service, Safe in room, Tea and coffee making facilities and Telephone.
Double Room
The room offers one Queen or Twin bed with Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bathrobe, Cable Satellite TV, Color TV, Disabled facilities, Ensuite Private bathroom, Hairdryer, Heating, Kettle, Laundry service, Mini bar, Non-smoking rooms, Radio, Room service, Safe in room, Tea and coffee making facilities and Telephone.
Executive
The Mecenate Palace has created new executive floor. A rich buffet breakfast included on rate is served in La Terrazza dei Papi on the rooftop overlooking Rome. Newly renovated rooms boast modern amenities that are ideal for both business and leisure travelers.
Suite
The Suites Orazio and Properzio are located on higher floors and can be connected to double rooms for families,mostly. Suites feature fireplace parlours and superb bathrooms clad in pink Portuguese or yellow Siena marble. Suites are decorated in the refined style of the last century and are equipped of Jacuzzi tubs.
Presidential Suite
The Suite Presidential is located on the top of the hotel and boasts a private terrace. The bathroom with Jacuzzi is marbleclad with particular attention to lighting, dressing area
Apartments
Such as the executive floor, they are elegant, ensuring complete discretion and privacy, synonymous of well-being and safety, featuring a contemporary style.The apartments are provided with comfortable and innovative services: air conditioning, phones, fax and computer connections, fitted with 21inch LCD TV with cordless keyboard for links-ups to internet, cable TV, Pay-TV, in apt-safe.They are equipped with cooking range sink, fridge, dishwasher and microwave oven, tea and coffee boiler, jacuzzi.Check in/out provided by hotel front desk. Complimentary services: porterage, daily newspapers, weekly housekeeping which includes linen change, concierge and 24hrs apt.attendant provided by Hotel Mecenate Palace in adjoining building.Each apartment has a max occupancy of 4 persons.

Amenities

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free internet
  • Airport shuttle
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Concierge
Elevators
Activities
Solarium
Dining
Free buffet breakfast
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
Free internet
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Wheel chair access
Ramp access to buildings

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Hotel Map

41.8968 12.4999
Area served
Rome.
Nearby airports
Fiumicino airport.
Area description
The hotel is located in the historical centre of Rome, right in front of the Basilica of St. Mary Major.

Nearby points of interest

  • Pontifical Oriental Institute: 0 mi
  • Santa Maria Maggiore: 0.1 mi
  • Santa Prassede: 0.1 mi
  • Basilica of Saint Mary Major: 0.1 mi
  • Lamian Gardens: 0.2 mi
  • Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II: 0.3 mi
  • Roma Termini railway station: 0.3 mi
  • Termini Station: 0.3 mi
  • Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Rome Opera House): 0.3 mi
  • Servian Wall: 0.3 mi
  • Rome Opera House: 0.3 mi
  • Terme Diocleziano: 0.4 mi
  • Historical Center: 0.4 mi
  • Teatro delle Quattro Fontane: 0.4 mi
  • Colle Oppio: 0.4 mi
  • Pontifical Oriental Institute: 0 mi
  • Santa Maria Maggiore: 0.1 mi
  • Santa Prassede: 0.1 mi
  • Basilica of Saint Mary Major: 0.1 mi
  • Lamian Gardens: 0.2 mi
  • Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II: 0.3 mi
  • Roma Termini railway station: 0.3 mi
  • Termini Station: 0.3 mi
  • Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Rome Opera House): 0.3 mi
  • Servian Wall: 0.3 mi
  • Rome Opera House: 0.3 mi
  • Terme Diocleziano: 0.4 mi
  • Historical Center: 0.4 mi
  • Teatro delle Quattro Fontane: 0.4 mi
  • Colle Oppio: 0.4 mi
  • Domus Aurea: 0.4 mi
  • National Museum of Rome: 0.4 mi
  • Fontana delle Naidi: 0.4 mi
  • San Pietro in Vincoli: 0.4 mi
  • Piazza della Repubblica: 0.4 mi
  • Repubblica: 0.4 mi
  • Basilica di San Clemente: 0.5 mi
  • Palazzo delle Esposizioni: 0.6 mi
  • San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane: 0.6 mi
  • Santi Quattro Coronati: 0.6 mi
  • Fontana dell'Acqua Felice: 0.6 mi
  • Santa Maria della Vittoria: 0.6 mi
  • Museo Nazionale Romano: 0.6 mi
  • Rome Marathon: 0.6 mi
  • Torre dei Conti: 0.6 mi
  • Basilica di Massenzio: 0.7 mi
  • Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica: 0.7 mi
  • Arch of Constantine: 0.7 mi
  • Torre delle Milizie: 0.7 mi
  • Via Sacra: 0.7 mi
  • Forum of Augustus: 0.7 mi
  • Palazzo Barberini: 0.7 mi
  • Roman Forum: 0.7 mi
  • Palazzo Quirinale: 0.7 mi
  • Trajan's Market: 0.7 mi
  • Santi Cosma e Damiano: 0.7 mi
  • Trajan's Forum: 0.7 mi
  • Ecstasy of Saint Teresa: 0.7 mi
  • Palazzo del Quirinale: 0.7 mi
  • Palacio del Quirinal: 0.7 mi

Dining

Terrazza dei Papi
The Roof Garden Restaurant of the Mecenate Palace Hotel with its wonderful view of the faade of the bell tower of Saint Mary Major Basilica and the panoramic view of Rome from the top of one of the higest hills of the city.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1300
Check-out:
1200

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (113)

Ratings and reviews for Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
113 out of 113
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4.6
Hotel staff:
4.4
Room comfort:
4.2
Location:
4.5
Value:
4.2

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JJer
Business
Leics
Nov 15, 2014

a lovely hotel

We had a great break based at this hotel The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The room was spacious and clean, but rather hot overnight. We had expected a double bed plus a single, as per e description, but found one double, and although we are very good friends of long standing, we're not that close. The staff subsequently changed it for us and all was well. The roof garden is lovely, and the breakfast typically continental and plenty of it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
dragonflies
Business
Colorado
Nov 14, 2014

Perfect location

Wonderful hotel. Great location. We could walk everywhere--and did! The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was comfortable and clean. All in all, it was a perfect place to stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
PilgrimTourist
Business
Rome
Oct 11, 2014

Comfortable, friendly and well placed

A very friendly hotel and very well placed for the railway station and S.Maria Major. A comfortable room - immaculately clean and quiet. The breakfast was good but a little dull after a week!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Biggee
Business
Kent
Oct 10, 2014

3days in Rome

The hotel is in a great location, and the view from our 5th floor room was stunning. Hotel is well situated a short walk from the main Termini train station and the sight seeing buses stop almost opposite the hotel (to the side of the church). The highlight of this hotel is definitely the sky bar - unfortunately one night it was closed due to a thunderstorm. Made the most of it on the others days tho. Rooms are a little dated decoration wise but in keeping with classical style of hotel. Be warned that they do not allow irons in the room so you'll need to pay for a pressing service. All said its a good choice for a short city break

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Long walk from hotel

At the colosseum the same ticket got us in the Forum too. Beware "guides" will tell you that you pay twice as it's not clear. At the Vatican museum definitely get a fast pass if going peak hours as queues are hours long! You can't fast pass the Vatican itself tho as that's a seep rate queue

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Blackpool belle
Business
England
Oct 7, 2014

Fabulous location and wonderful staff not forgetting the roof terrace bar

Perfect short break ,rooms are a little tired but location makes up for that

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Paolina
Business
Northamptonshire UK
Sep 30, 2014

Great city hotel

The staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The hotel has fantastic views of the city from the roof top dining/bar/lounge area, where you can see the colosseum, and the Vatican dome. It is well positioned, within a 5 minute walk of the train and bus termini, making it very easy to travel around the city; to and from Fiumicino airport; and within walking distance of many Roman sites, churches, shopping areas, markets, restaurants, and cafés. A super place from which you can explore the delights of Rome.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Charlie21
Business
North Wales
Aug 31, 2014

Great family holiday, if you enjoy history and walking

What a great location for all the major attractions in Rome, View from the roof garden/restaurant were stunning, the staff were very friendly and helpful, the hotel was clean and bedding and towels were changed daily, all in all we have no complaints about this hotel and would happily stay there again. The bus tours that are available are not always value for money, as although you can get on and off whenever you want for the duration of the ticket, if you are planning to visit the Vatican city I would recommend a taxi rather than buy a tour ticket at this is a place you will spend most of the day, however, the tour guides although slightly more expensive are definably worth it as they cut out all the cueing which could be hours, and they offer an explanation of what you a re looking at and the things to notice, Our personal experience on this holiday was a very positive one, but it is not a holiday for those who are not prepared or able to walk for long periods of time

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

there is a local supermarket about 2 mins walk from the hotel with local prices, which is a huge difference to buying from the other supermarkets, unfortunately we only discovered this the day before we left

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Losargento
Business
Ottawa, Ontario
Aug 9, 2014

excellent place to move around rome

Near to Termini and public transport. Easy to move around rome. very nice hotel, friendly staff and a very good breakfast to start the day.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Not Applicable

so many things to see in rome, plan in advance your itinerary

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Corinn
Business
Vancouver, WA
Aug 8, 2014

Great Stay!

Nice, hotel, very clean, rooms were quiet. Liked the location, not far from the train, good place to catch the tour buses and a taxi stand was close. The breakfast / restaurant on the roof was good and the views were amazing. The staff was great always available to answer questions, give us directions or set up transport for us. I would recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to the area.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Mecenate Palace Hotel Rome

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Losargento
Business
Ottawa, Ontario
Aug 1, 2014

excellent place for rome visitors

Great staff, very comfortable room, close to termini and transport to/from and around Rome. Breakfast with nice views of Santa Maria Maggiore and the roofs of Rome. I will recommend it.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

this hotel is walking distance from termini. This is very helpful to move around rome in public transportation.

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