Anantara Makes Its Debut in Italy

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas has announced its debut in Italy with the addition of Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Rome Hotel to its portfolio. The historic property is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

The property sits at the heart of Piazza della Repubblica and has a fascinating architectural history with original elements commissioned by Pope Clement XI for the Vatican in 1705. The building is located over the ancient Diocletian Thermal Baths, whose excavated foundations, mosaics and pools can be seen through the lower ground floor.

Interior design of the 238-room hotel ranges from Neoclassical to Contemporary. Accommodation options offer varying configurations and styles with panoramic city views and spacious terraces. The hotel has 11 Duplex Suites, all of which provide views over the Piazza and the Fountain of the Naiads. There are three Executive Suites with amenities, including a treadmill, Jacuzzi, a steam bath and a terrace. The two Presidential Suites feature double-height French windows, marble bathrooms and a living room with dining area and kitchenette for intimate gatherings and private dining.

Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Rome Hotel

The hotel offers five dining experiences, with indoor and al fresco venues honoring Italy’s culinary traditions with contemporary flair. The Lobby Bar is popular with guests, and the intimate Ristorante Tazio serves Roman delights paired with Italian wines. Guests can enjoy beverages at Champagnerie overlooking the Fountain of the Naiads, or dine against the backdrop of the skyline at the Posh Rooftop Restaurant & Lounge Bar. La Frusta is the choice location for breakfast overlooking the Piazza della Repubblica. The culinary experiences are led by Chef Niko Sinisgalli.

Good to know: Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Rome is currently undergoing its transition to the Anantara brand. The refurbishment, which is scheduled to begin in January 2022 and continue throughout next year, will include an updated lobby, a new bar with Art Nouveau décor, a rooftop space with panoramic views and a wellness space.

The hotel’s spa has four treatment rooms and offers a range of massages and facial treatments. In 2022, a new Anantara Spa will debut on the hotel’s top floor, with facilities to include a steam bath, a hammam, hydrotherapy, a sauna and relaxation area. Additional amenities will include a fitness center, where guests can avail of personal training sessions and yoga classes. They will also have the opportunity to exercise in the gardens of Villa Borghese.

Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Rome Hote

A range of experiences curated by Anantara will offer cover the Vatican’s gravitas to the bohemian neighborhoods of Trastevere, Monti and Campo dei Fiori. Guests will delight in the hidden scenes of the city of cinema or the lush gardens of the private palaces and villas that make up Rome’s many faces. Guests can also learn to make Roman pasta or gelati at cooking classes overlooking the Piazza, with fresh ingredients discovered at the market with the chef.

In winter, guests can zip through cobbled alleys, seated in a double sidecar, or in a vintage Fiat 500 for a tour of Rome’s highlights.

Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas will continue its strategic expansion in Europe in 2022 with the addition of properties in Amsterdam, Budapest, Dublin and Nice, complementing the existing European portfolio, Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort on the southern coast of Portugal and Anantara Villa Padierna Palace in Marbella, Spain.

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