W Hotels Worldwide has made its Italian debut with the opening of W Rome. The 162-room hotel, spanning two adjacent 19th-century palazzos, makes a captivating entrance as it redefines discerning hospitality in the heart of the Eternal City.
Located on Via Liguria next to the Spanish Steps, W Rome features 147 stylish guestrooms and 15 suites provide a city apartment feel with many offering private balconies and terraces, a selection of which have views of the city and landmarks such as the Istituto Svizzero.
With an open-plan living space, the rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows wrapped in red wine velvet curtains and wooden herringbone-patterned floors that blur into modern marble bathrooms. Glamorous and inviting, the Extreme WOW (Presidential) Suite offers an expansive terrace, adding rare and much-sought-after indoor and outdoor living in the bustling city.
Bringing Sicilian flair and unrivalled gastronomic talent to Rome’s dining scene is the Michelin-starred Ciccio Sultano, who delivers a contemporary, imaginative interpretation of traditional Sicilian cooking methods. With a playful use of authentic Italian flavors and indigenous ingredients from Sicily, the signature Giano Restaurant introduces guests to a fusion of Sicilian cuisine with Roman culture.
At the heart of W Rome is an open-air courtyard, Giardino Clandestino, soon to be a must-go destination in the city to socialise and enjoy live entertainment while indulging in an Aperitivo Eterno with Sicilian street food specialities.