The fin-de-siecle Mecenate Palace hotel in Rome, Italy, is just off Piazza Santa Maria Maggiore, 500 metres from Stazione Termini railway station. The Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Colosseum and Via Condotti's shops are within 2 kilometres.
Guests enter the terracotta-fronted hotel, comprising 2 recently-renovated, 19th-century buildings, through a revolving door on Via Carlo Alberto. Palms and cut-glass chandeliers decorate the dark green and white lobby. The hotel has a roof terrace with orange trees and views over the city.
Gold artwork, red fabric armchairs and marble-topped tables furnish the Mecenate Palace hotel's ground-floor lounge bar, open for cocktails, coffees and snacks. Complimentary buffet breakfast is served on the terrace or in the adjacent breakfast room.
The Mecenate Palace's walnut-panelled meeting room with gold fabric walls hosts up to 40 people. Complimentary newspapers are available in the lobby. Complimentary wireless Internet access is also available.
Orange trees and trellises decorate the rooftop terrace and garden, overlooking the 13th-century bell tower of Santa Maria Maggiore church where, during Corpus Domini celebrations, the Pope can be seen giving benediction. Views extend across Rome to the Colosseum and Vatican.
The Mecenate Palace hotel's 72 climate-controlled, soundproofed guestrooms have high ceilings, and feature walnut fittings, pink marble-topped coffee tables, and prints on the walls. Guests enjoy city views. Beds have Italian linens and upholstered headboards. Rooms include satellite television, complimentary wireless Internet access, coffee/tea makers, and minibars. Marble bathrooms are equipped with marble-edged mirrors and radios.