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Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Hotel Forte located right in the heart of Rome, in the few minutes walking distance from the Spanish Steps. It's a small boutique hotel. The staff is friendly and helpful. Wifi and continental breakfast are included. Rooms are a bit small but very cozy. Pleasant place, wish only that for breakfast they have more varieties of food, everything, except the...

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the wonderful review you wrote for Hotel Forte. we are very happy to have your whole stay was perfect but we are even more happy that we were able to make your holiday unforgettable. as you can see in the photo gallery in our official website all the furniture and fabrics for HOTEL FORTE were...

Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Our time in Rome was made better with this very nice boutique hotel! Lovely staff, lovely rooms (albeit small, as most are at European boutique hotels) very clean, and the location was fabulous! The breakfast was small, but nice, good coffee. And there is a beautiful bar one floor up at the other hotel. I would definitely stay again!! I...

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear guest Thank you very much for the review you wrote about Hotel Forte . Our location is special and all our guests fall in love with Margutta , dubbed Street Artists' was chosen because over the centuries as home to all the artists who wanted to stay in the Eternal City in fact still twice a year In Via...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The rooms were small (as they are in Europe) but it was clean and the bed was comfortable. The bathroom was very clean. The little breakfast room was just that, but it was really quaint and the staff were friendly and there was loads to eat. I loved the antique furniture in the hall ways and foyer. We really enjoyed...

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the review you wrote about Hotel Forte. Our hotel is located in a building that atic until 1800 hosted a theater, the famous "Teatro Alibert," which is famous for being the first theater in Italy to allow women to play, and then when it was realizate Hotel Forte we tried to leave unchanged the artistic...

Cair0 - Egypt
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Location is perfect, hotel is located on a quiet side street off Via Babuino, a couple of minutes away from Spanish steps, Via condotti and the Spagna metro station. Hotel is very quiet, we booked a triple room with a baby crib so the room was too crowded for us give that we had 2 strollers with us which we...

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the amazing review you wrote about Hotel Forte, All the hotel staff always tries to meet the needs of our guests , because this is our job and we try to do it better that we can. Our location is truly fantastic and all our guests fall in love with Margutta , I invite you...

Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Stayed 3 nights on a recommendation of a friend. Lovely,clean, quiet ,comfortable small hotel in a perfect location. Staff all very helpful and friendly too.Minutes from the Spanish steps, 15 mins slow stroll to Trevi fountain and then onto the Pantheon if you want . Loads of places to eat you will be spoilt for choice. We used the Metro...

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the amazing review you wrote about Hotel Forte, All the hotel staff always tries to meet the needs of our guests , because this is our job and we try to do it better that we can. Our location is truly fantastic and all our guests fall in love with Margutta , I invite you...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I absolutely adore this hotel! We stayed here two years ago and naturally decided to return again! We stayed for 11 days last month (June) and again, we found our stay to be absolutely wonderful! The hotel is located on a charming quiet street (with a cleaners close by!). The hotel staff are so very friendly, helpful and extremely professional!...

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest I thank you for the wonderful review you wrote for the Forte Hotel. I am glad that all our efforts served to make your holiday unforgettable, and I hope you'll come back soon to visit us, I invite you to visit our official website for offers and to stay updated on the events of the Eternal City. Yours...

Oceanport, NJ
Reviewed 5 July 2016

The hotel provided for every possible need. The location was perfect for our high energy daily tours. Hotel Forte is on a wonderfully Roman quiet street with great access to tratorrias, the subway and the sights of Rome. The room was comfortable, clean, and very cool, which on 100F days in Rome is a necessity. The breakfasts were delicious with...

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you very much for the wonderful review you wrote about Hotel Forte. Our location is superb and all of our guests fall in love with the beautiful Margutta, one of the most fascinating and romantic Rome twice a year hosts a wonderful open-air exhibition, One Hundred Painters in Margutta, for more information visit our official website. Although...

Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Myself and my mam travelled to Rome for three days as part of my 21st birthday celebration. We stayed in Hotel Forte and I have to say it was a fab little hotel. In a great location in regards to tourist attractions, shopping and restaurants. The room was small and cosy, the bed was so comfortable. Since I damaged my...

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest First of all I would like to thank you for the wonderful review you wrote for Hotel Forte. All the staff of Hotel Forte was selected not only for the skill or knowledge of languages ​​but especially for the propensity to develop with our customers a relationship of cordiality and friendship. In addition, our hotel has been recently...

Isreal
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Fabulous location perfect to walk everywhere The Hotel is in an excellent location to all Rome tour. 1 minute from Spanish steps, 5 minutes from trevi 10 minutes from Vila Burgeza 4 minutes from pitza popolo 20 minutes from Vatican. All the staff members are professional Very friendly and helpful . Breakfast is very good scrambled eggs boiled eggs 2...

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Dear Guest Thank you for the review you wrote about Hotel Forte. Our hotel is located in a building that atic until 1800 hosted a theater, the famous "Teatro Alibert," which is famous for being the first theater in Italy to allow women to play, and then when it was realizate Hotel Forte we tried to leave unchanged the artistic...

Thessaloniki, Greece
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

I always stay in hotel forte when i am in Roma. Location is perfect, the rooms are very clean and all the staff is very friendly and willing to help. The location via margutta is a very elegant street ideal for romantic stay in Roma. Close to the hotel are countless bars, restaurants and shops.

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hotelforte, Proprietario at Hotel Forte, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for all your help and kindness. I am really happy that any time you are coming back your stay is perfect an i really hope to see you again soon. I invite you to connect with our official website for new offer and packages. thank you so much for all Best regards Leonardo Inzillo...

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Located just a few steps from Piazza di Spagna, overlooking picturesque Via Margutta, the set for the unforgettable movie Vacanze Romane (Roman Holiday) and nowadays one of the more elegant streets in the heart of Rome, Hotel Forte welcomes guests in rooms of historical Palazzo Alibert, surrounded by a charming atmosphere, modern comforts and services with the added bonus of typical Roman friendliness. Hotel Forte makes part of "Historical Hotels Circuit", according to the Plan "Transparent Rome", promoted by Ministry of Cultural Assets. The Circuit is traced by informative panels, which report 64 Historical Roman Palaces that currently accomodate Hotels.FACILITIESIn the expanse of the seventeenth century Palazzo Alibert, overlooking picturesque Via Margutta, Hotel Forte stands out among the 3 star hotels in Rome for its charm and personality. The historic surroundings are enhanced by the contemporary interior design, a mix of elegant classic furnishings revisited with modern colours, placed in a milieu with sunny and warm nuances. Located between the lounge and the drawing room are the reception area (24h), hall, TV room and the delightful bar reserved for hotel guests available 24 hours a day for an espresso coffee, a drink or a snack.Breakfast is served in the dining room. A continental and American-style buffet is on offer to meet the needs of the international clientele that usually come here, it is enriched with typical Roman confectionery and traditional espresso coffee and cappuccino. The superior services offered make the Hotel Forte one of the most valued hotels in Rome: Wi-Fi Internet, fax service, international newspapers, tourist information, bookings for guided tours and transfer are only some of the services available. Hotel Forte won the 2006 prestigious Gambero Rosso magazine award for being the best value for money 3 star hotel in Rome.OUR ROOMSCharming ambiance, elegance and superior services is what you will find in the 18 rooms of Hotel Forte, considered one of the best 3-star hotels in Rome for style and comfort. Rooms are furnished with classical furniture, refined fabrics and boast the same care for detail found throughout the hotel. They are available as single, twin, double, triple and family (with four beds) to accommodate all types of clients. Rooms come with private bathroom with either bathtub or shower, hairdryer, and a complementary beauty kit, and benefit from the best comforts offered by a hotel in Rome to make your Roman holiday that much more pleasant: internet Wi- Fi, sat TV, telephone, mini bar, safe and air conditioning. Via Margutta is magical, with enchanting atmospheres and a special charm all its own. As one of the most beautiful streets in Rome, it attracts artists, literati and movie directors. This street used to be lined with warehouses and stables located behind the palazzos of Via del Babuino. These later became artisan shops, painters studios and antique stores (celebrated in the curious Fontana degli Artisti), thus creating the special ambiance that prevails today and welcomes visitors to Via Margutta. Hotel Forte is privileged among 3-star hotels in Rome since it is located precisely on this famous street (Via Margutta 61) welcoming guests in charming rooms with typical Roman friendliness. Today Via Margutta has preserved its unique atmosphere and decor, and is one of the most elegant and beautiful of Rome. Here you will find top fashion houses and boutiques, coffee shops and exclusive restaurants, as well as picturesque and typical markets. What's more, every year, during the month of October there is the traditional Mostra dei Cento Pittori (Exhibition of One hundred Painters), an art show featuring Italian and international artists involving the whole street making for a very colorful festival. Many other typically Roman and international fairs take place in Via Margutta which attract VIP from the entertainment and fashion world and contribute in creating an exclusive and truly special environment. Through the Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti (Spanish Steps) you can get to Villa Borghese Park, the gorgeous Rome city park with buildings, gardens, small lakes, the famous Galoppatoio that hosts horse races in Piazza di Siena, and Galleria Borghese, an extraordinary collection of masterpieces by great artists (Bernini, Caravaggio, Rubens, Titian, Canova, etc.).Roman Holiday, other movies, songs and people of Via Margutta.The house of Gregory Peck where Audrey Hepburn takes refuge in the unforgettable movie Roman Holiday can be admired at Via Margutta no. 33, and mysterious 13 was the backdrop for Il segno del Comando, the cult television series from the '70s. Director Federico Fellini also lived here and loved to take walks with Giulietta Masina. "… Love, look how beautiful the sky looks over via Margutta tonight…", this is a verse from a song called Via Margutta by Roman singer songwriter Luca Barbarossa… ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Forte

Address: Via Margutta 61 | Piazza di Spagna, 00187 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Campo Marzio
Price Range: $96 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Forte 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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#126 Family Hotel in Rome
#135 Business Hotel in Rome
#211 Romantic Hotel in Rome
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“I asked for a quiet room and got one.”
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