Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese

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The luxurious Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese takes its name from the neighboring Villa Borghese Pinciana, a beautiful, Renaissance-era palace where the prominent Borghese family once resided for centuries. The hotel itself has existed since the early-19th century, when fellow aristocrats from the Boncompagni Ludovisi family constructed a guesthouse adjacent to the Borghese estate. The building did not become a hotel until 1890, when it underwent a significant renovation. Operating as the Boston Hotel, the former aristocratic residence entertained some of the most well-known movie stars, including Sean Connery, Elizabeth Taylor, and Richard Burton. Even the renowned director Federico Fellini frequented the hotel after he completed his critically acclaimed film, La Dolce Vita (1960). Just beyond the hotel are several historic villas once occupied by the eminent noble houses of the Italian Peninsula. Villa Medici and Villa Borghese Pinciana are a short distance away, with Villa Borghese functioning as a respected art gallery, the Galleria Borghese. Guests can also stroll through the beautiful Borghese Gardens, which run adjacent to the gallery. The Historic Center of Rome, a section of the city jointly supervised by the Italian government and the Vatican, is close to the hotel too. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990, the Historic Center of Rome has a wealth of historical attractions for guests to visit. The Basilica of Saint Paul and the Sistine Chapel both occupy the Historic Center of Rome, as do many other historical structures like the Colosseum, the Pantheon, and the Roman Forum.
Image of Hotel Exterior Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese, 1890, Member of Historic Hotels Worldwide, in Rome, Italy, Overview Video

Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese

An overview of the historic Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese

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Location Map

Explore the Terrazza del Pinico and the Borghese Gallery & Museum in Rome's Villa Borghese.

Discover

Discover the historic accommodations at the Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese.

Explore

Explore the Piazza di Spagna just a few blocks away.

Experience

Experience the inherent beauty of the Villa Borghese just beyond the front door.

Taste

Taste some delicious Cacio e Pepe at places like Trattoria Da Danilo, or Pigneto Quarantuno.

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