The 19th-century Empire Palace Hotel in Rome, Italy, is on a side street 400 metres from the shops and cafés of Via Veneto and one kilometre from Villa Borghese's museums. The hotel is within two kilometres of the Trevi Fountain and Via Condotti's shops. Termini main station is one kilometre away.
Set in a neo-Gothic palazzo, this renovated 1870s townhouse is centred around a courtyard with a 1500-year-old Carrara marble fountain. The lobby features marble flooring, vaulted ceiling and African wooden ornaments. Moroccan leather chairs furnish the lounge.
Mediterranean and fish specialities are served in the Empire Palace Hotel's wood-panelled Restaurant Aureliano. Guests can dine inside, beneath Murano glass light fittings, or outside in the courtyard. The Blue Bar is set in the palazzo's converted stables where original brick ceilings contrast with red velvet stools and Philippe Starck linen sofas. Live music plays nightly from April to October. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast.
A meeting room for 45 people and business centre are available. The hotel offers wireless Internet access and complimentary newspapers.
There is a fitness centre with resistance and cardio machines, free weights and a stretch bar on site.
Garage and valet parking are available for a surcharge. An airport shuttle is available on request.
The Empire Palace Hotel's 110 climate-controlled guestrooms are decorated with Etruscan vases and Wedgwood porcelain prints. All rooms have satellite television, complimentary wired and wireless Internet access and minibars. Marble bathrooms feature designer toiletries, bathrobes, slippers and radios. Other amenities include a pillow menu, premium bedding, a 22-inch TV, and phone.