Doors Re-Open to Guests at Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese in Italy

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Five star hotel Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese has re-opened following a complete redesign by French architect and interior designer Jean-Philippe Nuel. Situated in a former 19th century Roman palazzo, Nuel has taken inspiration from the building’s original architecture as well as the landscaped gardens of the adjacent Villa Borghese to bring a fresh look with a nature-inspired color palette for the city retreat.

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Nuel has taken inspiration from the building’s original architecture as well as the landscaped gardens of the adjacent Villa Borghese

Five star hotel Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese has re-opened following a complete redesign by French architect and interior designer Jean-Philippe Nuel.

Situated in a former 19th century Roman palazzo, Nuel has taken inspiration from the building’s original architecture as well as the landscaped gardens of the adjacent Villa Borghese to bring a fresh look with a nature-inspired color palette for the city retreat.

The 78-room hotel lies on a quaint street in the center of the city, just moments from iconic landmarks including the Villa Medici, Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps.

Edoardo Giuntoli, the hotel’s General Manager says, “In a city which is home to some of Europe’s most exciting historical buildings, it was essential for the new design to subtly incorporate Rome’s rich history along with Sofitel’s French elegance. What we’ve created is a chic fusion of the Italian La Dolce Vita heritage with modern French Art de Vivre.”

Each of the guest rooms features a Baroque-inspired ceiling that creates the illusion of a blue sky above as well as a signature Sofitel MyBed bed and marble bathroom complete with Hermès toiletries.

The hotel’s Prestige Suites, some with private terraces, offer luxury amenities including leather key card holders, a choice of room fragrance and monogrammed pillowcases. Suite guests can also enjoy bespoke experiences, from touring Europe’s oldest apothecary to vintage Vespa rides to well-known movie locations.

The crown jewel of the hotel situated on the seventh floor and offering panoramic views of The Eternal City is Settimo - an elegant rooftop lounge and restaurant with bold interiors and both indoor and outdoor seating. Settimo serves contemporary Roman cuisine using locally sourced ingredients and Executive Chef, Giuseppe D’Alessio, incorporates traditional Roman culinary styles into all the signature dishes. Cocktail enthusiasts can enjoy sundowners with a view, with one of Settimo’s signature drinks which come with specially paired finger food.

Guests can also benefit from personalized wellness and fitness therapies with the SofitelFITNESS Wellness Program in the hotel’s fitness center.

Room rates for Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese start from $375 per night (excluding breakfast). For more information, visit: sofitel.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-1312-sofitel-roma-reopens-renovated-in-summer/index.shtml.

About Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese joins more than 120 Sofitel Hotels & Resorts strategically positioned in key destinations around the world. Sofitel will also introduce stunning new properties including Sofitel Mexico City Reforma, Sofitel Legend Panama Casco Viejo, Sofitel Dubai Wafi, and Sofitel Istanbul. Sofitel is a global ambassador of modern French luxury, where passionate travelers can indulge in chic experiences that artfully blend the essence of each destination with the brand’s French art de vivre spirit.

About Sofitel
Sofitel Hotels & Resorts is an ambassador of modern French style, culture and art-de-vivre around the world. Established in 1964, Sofitel is the first international luxury hotel brand to originate from France with over 120 chic and remarkable hotels in the world’s most sought-after destinations. Sofitel exudes a refined and understated sense of modern luxury, always blending a touch of French decadence with the very best of the locale. The Sofitel collection includes such notable hotels as Sofitel Paris Le Faubourg, Sofitel London St James, Sofitel Munich Bayerpost, Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Ipanema, Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square, Sofitel Sydney Darling Harbour and Sofitel Bali Nusa Dua Beach Resort. Sofitel is part of Accor, a world-leading augmented hospitality group offering unique and meaningful experiences in 4,800 hotels, resorts, and residences across 100 countries. http://www.sofitel.com | http://www.group.accor.com

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