Hotel Raphaël-Relais & Châteaux is situated just off the bustling Piazza Navona and five metres from Piazza Navona, a lively square dotted with cafes, built atop the ruins of an ancient Roman stadium. The Pantheon is 100 metres, while the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain are less than two kilometres from the hotel. Rome Fiumicino Airport is 26 kilometres away.
The hotel's ivy-covered façade gives way to a lobby boasting artworks by Picasso and Miró, as well as classical Roman statuary. The three-tiered rooftop terrace offers views over St Peter's Basilica, the Vittoriano monument and Castel Sant'Angelo. The ground-floor library has an extensive collection of books which can be taken to rooms or the rooftop terrace on request. The marble-floored Relais Picasso Restaurant features antique tables and 19th-century silk-upholstered chairs, and serves breakfast and seasonal Italian dishes. A complimentary breakfast buffet is offered daily as well. The hotel serves snacks, teas, coffees and alcoholic drinks until late, accompanied by live piano music. Guests can watch satellite television while working out on the six aerobic machines in the fitness centre. The conference room features audio-visual facilities and can seat up to 40 delegates.
The 50 rooms overlook the small Largo Febo piazza or or Vicolo della Vole, and feature antique furnishings, and colour schemes dominated by ochre yellows and Roman reds. All are equipped with satellite television, wired and wireless high-speed Internet access (surcharge) and safes. Carrara marble bathrooms include power showers, bathrobes and Bulgari toiletries.