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Review: Portrait Roma


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Portrait Roma is the 5-star boutique hotel of the Lungarno Collection. For the fifth year in a row, Portrait Roma has been awarded the prestigious 5-star Forbes and is a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

Lugarno Collection is a stunning collection of hotels designed by Florentine architect Michele Bönan, inspired by a typically Florentine free spirit, offering guests a collection of wonderfully elegant, “tailor-made” atmospheres for days that brim with sheer happiness.

These hotels are in the heart of Italy, where guests can find themselves and revive their spirits. Wake up amid the unapparelled splendor of unique suites, just a heartbeat away from the city’s artistic masterpieces, and delight in a plethora of contemporary, casual, and gourmet Italian cuisine.


Portrait Roma, a residence of extraordinary charm by Lungarno Hotels, is located in the heart of the Eternal City, on Via Condotti corner Via Bocca di Leone near the Spanish Steps.

Style & Character

The Portrait Roma concept was developed to provide a luxury Italian style private mansion, where the warm and welcoming atmosphere and the excellent service of a 5-star hotel to make guests feel they’re in their own pied à terre in the capital.

Arrive through the elegant entrance and continue up to the mezzanine floor or to the rooftop lounge, where guests are immediately taken on fine days to enjoy the magical view from one of the high points on Via Condotti. The Spanish Steps, the Quirinale, the Pincio and Monte Mario all clearly visible from this terrace.

Inside, grey pinstriped carpeting and blond hardwood floors, are framed with heavy silk drapes with a hint of lime green, and colourful throws.


The hotel comprises of 14 superb luxury studios and suites with the allure of the Dolce Vita alongside the lavish attentions of the Portrait Lifestyle Team and Guest Assistant Team, who will personalize your Roman holiday.

Each room of this designer private home features images of ’50s Rome taken by the great Magnum photographers, along with drawings, sketches, and even the exquisitely original shoe designs that great actresses requested from Salvatore Ferragamo.

Guests can stay refreshed with a discreet in-suite kitchenette – hidden behind closed doors awaits a Nespresso coffee machine and a range of coffees, a kettle and selection of fine teas, a hob, microwave, and all the utensils you could possibly need to prepare hot drinks and simple meals.

All rooms enjoy a Portrait Bar. This minibar is a little corner of your home in Rome, and your hosts will gladly restock it daily with your favorite snacks and a selection of wines, champagnes, and spirits.

Service & Facilities

The Lifestyle Team at the hotel offer personalized assistance from the reservation to the perfect organization of your stay in Rome. They can create tailor-made itineraries to discover Rome and its secrets, led by art historians and archaeologists, personal shoppers and shopping privileges at the Salvatore Ferragamo Stores.

Food & Drink

On the terrace of the Portrait Roma you will not find a restaurant, but all of your favorite ones in Rome: from a Michelin star menu to that of a typical trattoria in the historic center, from Fusion and Asian menus, to the most classic delicious pizzas.

The Portrait Lifestyle Team is ready to facilitate and arrange your preferences, all arriving on your terrace where you may enjoy quiet lunches and dinners in complete safety and, above all, with the view of Trinità dei Monti right in front of you.

In the morning, guests can enjoy a customized breakfast and, later in the day, afternoon tea or an aperitif with friends in the soft glory of the setting sun. Everything served in-room is as unique as their world-class restaurant dining.

Should you wish to dine outside the hotel, there are 15 Michelin-starred restaurants, starting with the 3-star “La Pergola” by Heinz Beck, as well as traditional trattorias and contemporary restaurants displaying every trend and tradition under the sun, which can all be recommended and arranged by your personal Lifestyle Assistant.


Portrait Roma offers an unbeatable location just steps from the Spanish Steps. Perhaps the best reason to stay here is to enjoy the breakfast that is delivered to guests on cushioned outdoor seating on the rooftop terrace spectacular views across Rome. The hotel breakfast is included in your rate if you book via our luxury travel concierge along with room upgrade (subject to availability), hotel credit and welcome gift.

Image courtesy of Portrait Roma.

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