LUX February 2017

LUX - February 2017 41 When in Rome Offering panoramic views of Rome, Rome Cavalieri is a truly luxury hotel situated just few minutes from the Eternal City’s main attractions such as Peter’s Basilica, the Piazza Navona and the Roman Forum. With all this on your doorstep you would be hard pressed to find a more perfect setting for an incredible trip to one of Europe’s most romantic cities. Part of the luxry hotel brand Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, you can rest assured that you will receive only the best amenities, hospitality and service when you visit the Rome Cavalieri. The staff are attentive but discreet, and they are only a phone call away should you be in need of anything. A complimentary shuttle into the city centre is provided for all guests, enabling everyone to drink in the stunning culture all day. There is much to see, but if you wish to relax and recline in the comfort and luxury of your suite or room then you are well catered for at the Rome Cavalieri. The accommodation is stunning, and with terraces for parties at the top of Rome, high class private dining, a study fit for world statesmen there is something for everyone. Home to an invaluable art collection from three centuries, the rooms and suites offer you the chance to catch a glimpse of Roman history without leaving the comfort of your bed. Themed around a different region or period of history, the suites are the pinnacle of luxury; with sumptuous antique furniture, brocade drapes and facades made from natural materials such as marble and wood, these suites are more than just somewhere to rest your head- they are a work of art. Deluxe rooms are each themed around their view; you can choose to overlook the hotel’s private park, the entrance with the Cavalieri dolphin fountain in bronze, illuminated at night for the most glamorous of arrivals, or the glories of Rome itself. Each room is spacious and perfectly furnished to provide both glamour and comfort. Each room comes with a private balcony so you can enjoy the view in style. Although Rome itself is renowned for its culinary delights, the Rome Cavalieri offers a superb selection of dining establishments for you to enjoy. Among them is the breathtaking La Pergola, which offers glorious views and delectable dishes. When entering this beautiful gourmet destination, an unforgettable view of the Eternal City is revealed to you through the vast windows, allowing you to dine in a genuinely unique Roman setting. Under the guidance of Heinz Beck, the restaurant has become a temple of international gastronomy, and was historically the first and, still today remains, the only three-star Michelin kitchen in Rome. Drawing on the passions and emotions of Head Chef Heinz Beck, every dish is designed to be sensually stunning; from its aesthetic appeal through to the smells and tastes which create lifelong memories. Menus are brief and to the point, with a selection of the finest seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes in Rome. Combining sumptuous, fresh ingredients and rich, evocative flavours these dishes are truly spectacular. In addition, the restaurant is home to Chef Sommelier, Marco Reitano, who has curated two extraordinary wine lists, one from around the world and another exclusively Italian. There is something for everyone and wine lovers can happily relinquish themselves to the knowledgeable Marco. He tastes a vast selection of wines every year, exploring the world’s finest vintages, to create this impeccable list. An enviable selection is defined by such rarities as 1922 Chateau Lafite Rothschild and 1945 Pétrus, and guests receive tableside advice on pairing their food with their delicious meal from the La Pergola’s knowledgeable and friendly staff. For those seeking a less formal dining experience, the hotel offers L’Uliveto restaurant which features regional Italian cuisine and a spectacular terrace overlooking the outdoor pool and park. The renowned Sunday Brunch is an experience not-to-be-missed for the entire family, with a dedicated play area for the kids. The Pool Bar & Chalet, which is open during the summer, complete the rich culinary offer at the Rome Cavalieri: offering refreshing cocktails and lightbites to satisfy your appetite following a dip in the crystal clear pool. Anyone with a taste for culture and a yen for a truly one of a kind experience need look no further than the Tiepolo Lounge a gallery of Venetian art, the ‘Centro Historico’ of the Rome Cavalieri. Tear your eyes away from the cascade of savoury and sweet tea temptations to spot Achilles disguised as a maiden. The handsome warrior appears in the imposing Venetian masterpiece by Tiepolo in female garb hiding on the island of Scyros. The Lounge has its own pianist, Jaffa, who creates an intimate and relaxed atmosphere with his tuneful playing. When the weather is clement you can take your cocktails outside onto the Tiepolo Terrace, where stunning pine trees frame the perfectly manicured garden. Once suitably fed and refreshed, you can do no better than to work indulge at the Cavalieri Grand Spa Club. Boasting a selection of amenities including tennis, swimming pools, parks, fitness facilities and a spa, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Open daily, the spa offers a range of rejuvenating body massages and facial treatments by La Prairie, as well as a café and boutique for those seeking a little retail therapy. Ultimately, with the delights of Rome at your fingertips and some of the best hospitality in the world right at your doorstep there is nowhere better to enjoy a cultural yet refreshing Roman experience. For more info or to book your perfect Italian escape, visit or phone +39 06 3509 1 Situated in the heart of Italy’s historic capital city, Rome Cavalieri is the ideal destination for a cultural city break. When in Rome