When Six Senses Rome opens in early 2023, it aims to set a new level of awareness for sustainability and wellness in the city centre. As the brand’s first hotel to open in Italy, it will offer a green oasis amid the hustle and bustle of Via del Corso. Enjoying a prime location within a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the historic center of Rome, it is just a few steps from famous landmarks such as the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain.
When all the finishing touches are in place, Six Senses Rome will take guests on a journey into heritage, discovery and community as the Eternal City cements its presence on the global tourism map with major international events in the pipeline.
A palace where history blends with modernity
Palazzo Salviati Cesi Mellini, which Six Senses Rome calls her home, is a historic building dating back to the 15th century.The tenth century. It underwent further developments over the following centuries and was named after notable families who lived within its walls. Six Senses Rome has returned the original facade and monumental staircase to their great origins to preserve the invaluable heritage of the Palazzo. The facade of the adjacent church San Marcello al Corso, a fine example of Italian Baroque, has undergone major renovation work, representing Six Senses Rome’s first sustainability project and its commitment to the local community.
The interiors are contemporary in style with sustainable architecture and design touches, featuring imaginative planting, natural light and refreshing open spaces. The concept is the vision of architect Patricia Urquiola, who is world famous for developing her responsible design and connecting people emotionally to the spaces around them.
The 96 guest rooms and suites in traditional Cocciopesto plaster and locally sourced travertine are elegant and warm, with patterns and graphic elements throughout, while maintaining the brand’s love of authenticity. With its airy rooms, sun-filled terraces, particularly high ceilings, and historic bay windows, the focus is on luxury and a sense of conviviality.
Italian food haven
The BIVIUM Restaurant-Café-Bar on the ground floor provides a respite for guests and locals, serving modern Italian cuisine with a Roman nod and plenty of vegetarian options. The bustling lifestyle space features an open plan kitchen, takeaway nooks, Josper grill and wood-burning oven. It opens onto an elegant balcony, ideal for communicating, reading, thinking or creating. Majestically curated by Executive Chef Nadia Frisina, local and seasonal ingredients at their peak are the stars of the menu, which showcases best-in-class regional produce.
NOTOS Rooftop specializes in tempting meals and creative sips, surrounded by unparalleled 360-degree panoramic views. The abundance of terracotta pots and aromatic plants provides a secret garden retreat unlike anywhere in Rome, whether for sunrise or sunset yoga.
roman bathing art
Six Senses Spa brings to life its very own formula of wellness while respecting centuries past. It connects international travelers with the local community through the ancient Roman bathing tradition. The three plunge pools multiply boilerAnd the Hot waterAnd the frigidarium, which reduces inflammation through heat and helps muscle recovery during a 60-minute flight. A bas-relief inspired by the legend of Daphne and Apollo adorns the walls, adding pathos and bringing back an ancient Roman feel.
Outside the baths, there is a hammam, biological and meditation rooms, a sauna, an outdoor yoga platform, a fitness center, and five treatment rooms (one for couples). There is also a chance to learn about the healing power of herbs and botanicals, with guidance from a skilled healer, at the Alchemy Bar.
Rome Capote Mundi Cultural Experiences
Six Senses Rome is also preparing to take guests behind the walls of some of the most important Roman cultural institutions, including Palazzo Colonna and select galleries such as Borghese and Doria Pamphilj. From the magic of holding a brush “Catch the Light” Drawing lessons to explore the secrets of a restoration studio with Layers of Life Experiences and hidden aqueducts roaming under the Trevi Fountain, Six Senses Rome is rich with ideas of practical and multisensory art, archeology, fashion, and gastronomy wonders.
Six Senses Rome is now accepting reservations for stays in early 2023.
Six Senses Rome
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