Hotel Fontana

Piazza Di Trevi 96Rome00187Italy
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About Hotel Fontana

Situated on an amazing site right opposite Trevi Fountain, Hotel Fontana Hotel offers luxury accommodation in an exquisitely renovated 13th century monastery.

The rooms are furnished to a high standard and feature modern bathrooms, antique furniture, air conditioning, satellite TV’s, hairdryers, telephones and free in-room Wi-Fi.

Reception is open 24 hours and can assist with tours, transfers and car rental. Fitness and spa facilities are available nearby.

The rooftop lounge, with its spectacular view of Trevi Fountain, serves a continental breakfast every morning, and later in the day drinks and small snack plates.

The Hotel Fontana Hotel is set right in the very heart of tourist Rome. The Spanish steps and the Via Condotti are just 600 yards away and the Pantheon just 550. Further afield, the Vatican is two miles to the west, while the coliseum is about a mile to the south.

Contact

Piazza Di Trevi 96, Rome, 00187, Italy
Telephone: +390(6)6791056 | Fax: +390(6)6790024 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Bell service
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Elevator
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Fan
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Television

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Childcare / Babysitting

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

The view from the rooftop lounge

While it is described as small, there was no denying that the views from the lounge over to the Trevi Fountains were spectacular, and many guest felt privileged to be dining and drinking in such a spot. This view was perhaps guest's favourite feature of the hotel.

Friendly and accommodating staff

Many guests commend the hotel's staff on a job well done. They were described as very friendly and welcoming, and very professional in dealing with guest's queries and issues.

Very charming building

The building dates from the 13th century, when it was used as a monastery. While it has obviously been renovated many times, guests still seemed to get a sense of the history of the place and found it very quirky and full of character.

Negative Reviews

Extremely small bathrooms

While the rooms also come in for some criticism for being too small, it's the bathrooms that guests seem to dislike the most. The bathrooms for the standard rooms were described as exceptionally small, and of the design that one showers over the toilet and floods the whole room in the process.

Very poor Wi-Fi

It seems that, like many other hotels the world over, the Wi-Fi infrastructure at the Fontana is insufficient to cope with the number of guests accommodated. Many report that the Wi-Fi would often cut out for no particular reason, which they found most frustrating.

Location not to everyone's taste

While all concede that the views of the Trevi Fountain are spectacular, the fact is that it is one of Rome's most popular attractions, and it attracts incredible crowds day and night. Some thrive on this sort of energy, but of course others find it too overwhelming. Guests who like quiet and peaceful surroundings may be disappointed.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 1848 reviews across the web
7.5 /10
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    7.6 /10
7.5 out of 10 based on 1848 reviews