By Sherra Meyers
Nestled between Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps, Hotel De Russie, a Rocco Forte Collection hotel, exudes an elegant atmosphere and offers fine Italian dining experiences. Its Mediterranean Secret Garden is a lush oasis filled with orange trees, rose bushes, and abundant greenery. A waterfall between three nymphaeum statues adds to the enchanting ambiance of the Eternal City. The hotel has seven luxurious rooms and suites to choose from, and its location is ideal for convenient access to renowned Roman attractions, designer shopping, and a plethora of restaurants within walking distance.
Big Day Details
Hotel De Russie offers five venues for both ceremonies and receptions. If you are planning an intimate gathering, Garden Pergolato is an ideal choice as it is surrounded by floral arches and palm trees, creating the perfect setting for a garden wedding with up to 80 guests. For larger celebrations, the elegant Sala Torlonia is a great option. With grand chandeliers and intricate wall detailing, it creates a stunning backdrop against golden curtains that overlook the gardens. Hotel De Russie’s wedding coordinators can customize the rooms and terraces to match your dream wedding day details.
Get the Dish
Le Jardin De Russie offers a unique dining experience that combines familiar ingredients in a masterful blend. The food is prepared by Chef Fulvio Pierangelini, who is known as the food whisperer. The menu features a variety of gourmet and traditional Roman dishes. Guests can enjoy their meal on the beautiful outdoor terrace, surrounded by lush greenery and floral arrangements. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Stravinskji Bar is a popular spot for both locals and visitors who want to relax in the midst of sprawling trees and fountains. The bar is designed to capture the beauty of nature at its finest. To add to its exclusivity, Stravinskji can only be accessed through the Secret Garden. Aperitivo is also a must-try when visiting this venue.
Out and About
Hotel De Russie is located in a prime location in Rome, within walking distance to luxury boutiques in Via Condotti, the Trevi Fountain, Centro Historico, museums and art galleries in Via Margutta, and the MAXXI. You can also explore the ancient ruins of the Colosseum, which was built in 72 AD, as well as the Roman Forum and Pantheon. If you are interested in a special visit to the pope’s estate, La Fattoria delle Ville Pontificie, the hotel can arrange a tour of the vegetable gardens and provide a daily tasting of an assortment of wines and cheeses delivered directly from the Papal Villas. The area also has plenty of restaurants, wine tastings, and art from Rome’s rich history to enjoy.