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The First Luxury Art Hotel
Ranked #28 of 1,261 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Oakville, Canada
1 review
“Beautiful Hotel in Roma!”
Reviewed 6 June 2013

This hotel is a little gem hidden in the Side streets of Rome. It is very close to heart of Rome and near all the shopping areas. The rooms are absolutely beautiful, very clean and polished looking. We had a problem with our Reservation when we first arrived but the extremely friendly staff & management rectified our problem efficiently and with great proffesionalism. Many thanks go out to Daniel (the Hotel Manager) for making things right when things go wrong. You guys went over & above to make our short stay a very happy one. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone!

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

Friendly, knowledgable, and very hard-working staff in a first-rate facility. Excellent and innovative Michelin-starred restaurant. I have stayed at, and enjoyed, the Hassler, but prefer the First. My wife and I felt extraordinarily well looked after, and are looking forward to returning on our next trip to Italy in September.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

Love the modern decor of the rooms, the very comfortable bed and gorgeous marble bath! We enjoyed the neighborhood and walked to all the major sites (except cabbing to the Colosseum). The rooftop bar was closed while we were there but we were able to enjoy a glass of wine late afternoon one day and the views are lovely. The staff could not have been more professional and courteous without the attitude that some 5 star hotels can have. We stay at a lot of hotels and they really have customer service down to an art form at "The Art"!
I will say that if you are a light sleeper you may need ear plugs as the noise from the restaurant was quit loud both evenings. Also, our room only had one small window at hip height with no view. I am not deducting from my rating as I always bring earplugs and was not expecting a room with a view. I hate to read reviews that are negative because the reviewer had not done their homework. For example complaining that there are no irons in the rooms, they did not like the location or the decor. That is what TA is for! Do your research and know what you are spending your hard earned money on BEFORE you make a reservation. Oh, and stay here it is a little piece of paradise!

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 6 June 2013

I must admit I had second thoughts about my booking - it was quite expensive – but after checking all the lovely reviews online – I decided to take a chance, and I am SO VERY THANKFUL I did!

To start with a nice glass of prosecco while checking in and feeling so welcomed is highly appreciated after a long morning flight.

We had the most lovely, spacious, luxurious suite; “First Suite”, which is approx 56 square meters, two bathrooms, two seating areas, stairs up to the greatest hotel bed I have ever slept in, great artwork and understated luxury interiors. Everything felt new and clean. I almost did not want to leave our room to explore the city…

The rooftop, which was the reason I booked in the first place, had not opened for the season due to the weather, but I guess it is a tranquil, perfect place to enjoy the beautiful view with a drink or two and a nice summer breeze. We did not mind that it was not opened; we were perfectly fine in our room! Walking distance to everything is not a drawback either.

We had a long and wonderful lunch at the hotel restaurant All’Oro, it seemed very quiet, which is a shame, as the food and service was excellent!

I could go on about praising The First Luxury Art Hotel Roma, but to sum up my experience I will just write: In the eternal city, I am eternally yours.

Room Tip: The First Suites are superb!
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2013

Just wanted to share our lovely experience with everyone. They hotel is only 2 years old with only 21 rooms. Didn't realize they also had a michelin star rated restaurant which was a bonus!
Anyway, service was impeccable, the hotel, corridors, our room was beautifully decorated and smelled so so good too! We even got an upgrade which made our last 2 days in Italy so much more special as we are honeymooners.
Anyway, will highly highly recommend this hotel because it is so well located. WAlking distance to all the important sights and of course shopping for the lady! 5 stars for sure.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Krakow, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2013

We recently spent a long weekend in Rome with our 7 month old Daughter. We arrived at the hotel around 12 noon and received a very nice welcome. Our room was not ready (This was expected) but our bags and reservation were dealt with in a very friendly and helpful manner. The hotel is in an excellent location close to the Spanish Steps and less than 30 minutes walk to the Vatican. The hotel is in a small quiet street but turn the corner and you have all the shops and restaurants you need. The hotel recommend a restaurant for lunch - this turned out to be one of our best food experiences of the weekend.
After the first round of Designer Shop shopping, we returned to the hotel and received the key to our room. The room was again excellent - spacious, 2 bathrooms, lots of storage and a very comfortable king size bed. The cot for the baby had been delivered and set up (A common omission in many hotels we visit) and we received a free bottle of sparkling wine standing in ice. A great start and we were already feeling relaxed.
The next morning at breakfast the staff could not have been friendlier - we needed hot water and items sterilising - all done with a smile. Breakfast is very good with a wide range of hot and cold choices - the coffee is excellent.
After breakfast, we asked for a kettle for our room (needed for baby purposes) - all provided without any hassle. Throughout our stay, the staff were excellent - whenever we asked questions or needed something - the answer was positive and helpful.
We plan to return to the First Luxury Art Hotel and would strongly recommend it.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled with family
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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2013 via mobile

We chose this hotel for our 30th wedding anniversary and were very pleased with our experience. We arrived exhausted and missing luggage. We used the car service from the airport to the hotel and the driver waited for us despite the delay - this service is highly recommended and you can arrange it by calling or Emailing the hotel before your arrival. Our room (an art suite) was very comfortable with a sitting area, excellent bathtub equipped bathroom and a king bed which was exceptionally comfortable - most importantly, it was quiet at night. The concierge and reception staff were truly amazing and provided "over the top" service and attention to detail - thank you Antonio and everyone! One tip - if you have warm water instead of hot, call reception right away and have them reset the heating system and it will be fixed. The rooftop bar is wonderful and perfect for a late-night glass of wine or a drink before dinner - don't miss it. Overall, we highly recommend the First Art Luxury Hotel in Rome!

Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: The First Luxury Art Hotel
Address: Via del Vantaggio 14, 00186 Rome, Italy
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Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Campo Marzio
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#13 Luxury Hotel in Rome
#21 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#63 Family Hotel in Rome
#97 Business Hotel in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££££
Hotel Class:5 star — The First Luxury Art Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 29
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Awarded 5 stars boutique hotel located in the historical center of Rome, a drop from the iconic shopping streets and The Spanish Steps. The historic building dates back to the nineteenth century and has been completely renovated respecting the original architecture, redesigned with refined colors and natural materials. The First welcomes its guests to venture into the Italian contemporary luxury, with 29 rooms and suites perfectly matching culture and elegance. Each room is curated by a contemporary artist, just like in an art gallery, yours for a few days. Enjoy AcquaRoof dining with breath-taking views of the Eternal city, and the amazing cuisine of Michelin star Chef Alessandro Narducci at Acquolina. ... more   less 
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