Located in a 15-acre private Mediterranean park on the leafy hill of Monte Mario, with breath-taking views of the Eternal City and St. Peter’s Basilica, the Rome Cavalieri is an oasis in the heart of the Rome. Ever since its opened in 1963, the hotel has provided the highest level of luxury and service, swiftly becoming the preferred destination for movie stars, businessmen and international visitors alike. Fifty years on, the Rome Cavalieri continues to move with the times, meeting, or even surpassing the expectations of the most demanding international travellers; a true an icon in the world of luxury hospitality. This prestigious hotel is home to a unique and star-studded private art collection, with masterpieces by the likes of Andy Warhol and Gianbattista Tiepolo; even the suites are adorned with works of art and sophisticated high-end furnishings, including Karl Lagerfeld sofas, rare 18th century antiques and Andy Warhol and Robert Indiana paintings. The hotel is home to La Pergola, which has been run by world-renowned chef Heinz Beck since 1994, leading the restaurant to a sparkling array of accolades over the past two decades. From three Michelin stars to the Six Star Diamond Award, La Pergola has been ‘Best Restaurant of Rome’ on countless occasions. La Pergola boasts a cellar with over 60,000 bottles, a water menu with 29 choices, a range of premium olive oils and vintage balsamic vinegars, and the finest ingredients from across the Mediterranean. As with everything at the Rome Cavalieri, quality positively envelops your very person: your table is laid with vermeil plates and cutlery, art treasures adorn the walls, a rare Aubusson tapestry, Sèvres porcelain, an 18th Century bronze candelabra, imperial furniture and a wonderful collection of hand-blown glass by Emile Gallé, are fitting accessories to Beck’s mastery in the kitchen. romecavalieri.com
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