- Situated between the Spanish steps and Piazza del Popolo, the hotel Valadier boasts one of the most beautiful positions within the heart of Rome where one can find the most exclusive shopping venues and major sights, all dominated by the glorious green of the Villa Borghese. Via della Fontanella is a small and quiet street that joins Via del Corso and Via del Babuino where the 'Trident Fountain' flows in the splendid Piazza del Popolo which was designed by the architect Valadier. Here one can also find other beautiful works of art such as the twin churches, the Egyptian obelisk which is over 24 meters tall, the walls of Rome, the terrace of the Pincio and Santa Maria del Popolo where one can find two of Caravaggio's important paintings. In just a few minutes by foot one can reach the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Piazza Navona. The ancient Palace boasts a curious and contradicting history. First it was a convent, then a brothel and finally in the 1950's it was converted into a family run hotel offering cordial and convivial atmosphere. The hotel features 60 bedrooms will equipped with air conditioning, safe, mini-bar, satellite TV, telephone and key card. All bathrooms are built with precious marble such as Calagatta and Greek 'Tavertino'. The hotel's spacious suites offer maximum relaxation with hot tubs and plasma screens. Dogs/cats are allowed. The hotel accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, CartaS, Diners Club credit cards. Facilities available to guests: On the sixth floor guests will find the Roof Garden 'La Terrazza della Luna'. Wi-Fi area Welcoming lounge decorated with paintings and sculptures by famous artists and other valuable objects Completing the décor are marble relief's and expensive fabrics all in harmony with the warm wooded furnishings. Lift Baby sitting Car park and garage The hotel has a whole floor reserved for its meeting center with 3 boardrooms, a large entrance area, a cloakroom and all the services that are needed. The Polychrome marbles that stand out among the fine wood give the boardroom a feeling of enjoyable comfort. Dining & Entertainment: The restaurant, The VALENTINO, offers a refined and original menu that changes every season to offer you only the fresh ingredients. Private bar offering the atmosphere that can only lead to pure relaxation. The hotels wine bar IL BRILLO PARLANTE serving a rich menu of Italian and international cuisine is down the road at N° 12 of Via della Fontanella.