Rome is just another one of those grand European capitals that exude romance everywhere you turn. There are the lovely small streets accentuated with works of art, the grand piazzas that were once the center of Roman life, and then you have the silhouettes of some of its most famous sites, all of which make for a picture perfect background. If you’re a couple on your honeymoon or just rekindling the romance in Rome, consider these beautiful and affordable hotels that display elegance and offer its guests plenty of romantic flair.
Hotel Capo d’Africa Nightly Rates Start at $161
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You won’t need to venture farther out if you decide to stay at Hotel Capo d’Africa during your stay in Rome. The hotel’s lovely rooftop restaurant, La Terraza Bar, offers great food and panoramic views of the nearby Colosseum. It also has a bar and patio seating area where you and your partner can relax with a glass of wine while listening to jazz and bassa nova music. All rooms feature tasteful decorations while some feature large marble baths that will come in handy after long day of sightseeing.
Artemide Hotel Nightly Rates Start at $196
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Consider the Artemide Hotel’s honeymoon suite on your next trip to Rome with your partner and enjoy the wonderful features that comes with it, including your own private terrace, a welcome basket filled with sparkling wine and chocolate-covered strawberries, and a private candlelit dinner for two.
The Inn at the Roman Forum Nightly Rates Start at $140
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It takes a special hotel like The Inn at the Roman Forum to create an ambiance that’s perfect for a short- or long-term getaway. Tucked in the heart of ancient Rome, this unique hotel offers stylishly decorated rooms that feature four-poster and king-sized beds, balconies, private patios, and in-room Jacuzzi tubs. Since it’s located right next to the Roman Forum, it also has one of the best rooftop terraces to watch the sunset in Rome.
Hotel Barocco Nightly Rates Start at $159
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This charming boutique hotel has one of the best locations on this list and the perfect spot to stay if you’re looking to experience a more intimate and artistic side of Rome. The Hotel Barocco sits right in the heart of Rome’s Baroque district and offers rooms and suites that come with king-sized beds and balconies with great views of Piazza Barberini and the Fountain of Triton.
Hotel Dei Mellini Nightly Rates Start at $185
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The four-star Hotel Dei Mellini offers guests large and elegantly decorated rooms that feature air conditioning, minibars, and complimentary designer toiletries. Its location puts it just a block from the Tiber River and minutes away from popular paseo sites like Piazza del Popolo and the Villa Borghese. Enjoy an in-house couples’ massage after a long day of walking or just relax with your partner at the hotel’s outdoor terrace.