GRAND HOTEL DE LA MINERVE
Among the 5 star luxury hotels in Rome, Grand Hotel de la Minerve, is housed in a magnificent mansion dating from the 1600’s. Set in the historical city centre, the hotel overlooks the Pantheon and is just minutes from Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. Completely renovated to better meet the needs of its modern, sophisticated clientele, the hotel has retained its noble, elegant lines and the atmosphere of a comfortable, welcoming aristocratic “home”.
During the whole year guests may dine in the spectacular “Roof Garden”, from which the Grand Hotel de la Minerve offers an incomparable view. Here a delicious dinner is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the day's last light and to delight in one of the spectacular sunsets that only the Roof Garden can offer. The restaurant serves Italian and international cuisine.
The 5 star luxury hotel in Rome, recently upgraded to better satisfy the needs of its demanding clientele, offers 132 Rooms including Classic, Superior, Deluxe, Grand Deluxe, Junior Suites and Suites.
Rome can be romantic, not rushing anywhere, and hiding its secrets from prying eyes in the nooks and crannies of the city center. The main thing is to know where to turn. And suddenly from a noisy square or avenue you find yourself in another dimension. Where the street is narrow, on both sides of it huddle antique shops, small eateries or family stores.
The bustling metropolis opens up from a different angle and feels as if time has stood still and life is flowing as it did centuries ago. Cobblestone cozy streets, terracotta-colored facades, small squares and hidden from prying eyes cozy janitors, where next to a motorcycle there is an antique sarcophagus, adapted as a fountain for the needs of the inhabitants, and the walls of houses are decorated with fragments of ancient bas-reliefs and fragments of statues.
At nightfall, Rome is transformed as evening lights illuminate its monuments, ancient buildings and ancient ruins of forums. The crowns of the pine trees take on a rich emerald colour. Rome takes on a whole new dimension: it's an enchanting spectacle at this hour. Light shines through the gloom, revealing all that is important. The hustle and bustle of the day gives way to the solemn grandeur of the evening, time slows down and the attentive traveller sees the city as a box of shimmering jewels.
At this fascinating and magical time of day, we invite you to take a fascinating and comfortable drive excursion some of the jewels of the Eternal City. You will see the Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore, the Cathedral of San Giovanni in Laterano, the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia, St Peter's Cathedral, St Angel's Castle, the Trevi Fountain. Romantic mood, beautiful photos and maximum comfort are guaranteed.
Culture and history info
According to the most widespread legend, the brothers, born of the daughter of King Rhea Sylvia and the god Mars, grew up on the banks of the Tiber. After restoring their grandfather Numitor to the throne of Alba Longa, Romulus and Remus returned to the Tiber to establish the colony. A quarrel arose between the brothers: Romulus killed Remus and founded a fortified settlement on the Palatine. In I century B.C. it has been calculated some dates of foundation of Rome, the most known of which - on April 21, 753 B.C.
Romulus is called the first king of Rome. A total of seven kings are named by tradition.