Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte hotel

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Via del Babuino 9
Rome, 00187

Located between the Spanish Steps and Piazza del Popolo, Hotel de Russie is a unique oasis of tranquility in the heart of Rome. The 121 guest rooms and suites are outfitted in a classic contemporary style and overlook the Secret Garden or Rome's terracotta rooftops. On the hotel's top floors the three indulgent signature suites — Popolo, Vaselli and Picasso— feature private terraces with stunning views, as well as the Nijinski Suite, offering guests the height of residential luxury. Other highlights include the De Russie SPA, Le Jardin de Russie with its Italian cuisine by celebrity Fulvio Pierangelini and the Stravinskij Bar, one of the city's best for a classic Italian aperitivo.


  • Full Breakfast for two daily
  • $100 Food and Beverage credit, per room, per stay

The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in:

  • Upgrade (certain suite categories may be excluded)


Combinable with Exclusive Amenities listed above.
A two night minimum stay applies for Suite/Villa Privileges.

  • One-Way airport transfer

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM

Number of Rooms: 120

Double Classic Room

Our stylish Classic Rooms blend traditional and contemporary accents with aplomb. From statuary and Roman-style mosaics, to sumptuous queen-sized beds and sleek furnishings, they have a harmonious, distinguished feel. Contemporary artwork capturing the Eternal City hangs on the walls, while the large windows, which flood the elegant space with natural light, look out over the historic Roman streets. For added pampering, the deluxe Italian marble bathroom is outfitted with our exclusive range of Irene Forte Skincare products.

Executive Room

Our elegant Executive Rooms, decorated in a natural colour palette and accented with sculptural features, blend classical motifs with contemporary comforts. Hues of moss and leaf run throughout, from the Italian marble bathroom to the sumptuous soft furnishings in the stylish combined bedroom and living space, drawing on the views of our lush Secret Garden as seen from some of the windows. The serene surrounds and enticing queen-sized bed invite restful sleep, while the luxurious Irene Forte Skincare products, made with handpicked Italian botanicals, promise pampering.

Deluxe Room

Our spacious Deluxe Rooms combine an elegant bedroom with a chic sitting and working area to stylish effect. Contemporary furnishings harmonize with classical elements, from sculptural features to Roman-style mosaics in the generous Italian marble bathroom, while colorful objets d’art and botanically-inspired accents add personality. Perfect longer stays and for families, many of our Deluxe Rooms can be interconnected, offering stunning city views out over the streets and Piazzetta Valadier.

Superior Deluxe Room

Our generous Superior Deluxe Rooms are exquisitely decorated in warm tones, with elegant pops of gold. Contemporary mirrored accents reflect natural light across the expansive space from windows that look out over our verdant Secret Garden or the historic Via del Babuino, while modern views of Rome are showcased through the artwork. A calming retreat in the heart of the city, our Superior Deluxe Rooms feature an open-plan living area, as well as a decadent Italian marble bathroom. For added serenity and style, the bathrooms showcase Roman-style mosaics and pampering Irene Forte Skincare products.

Junior Suite

A nod to the heritage and modern splendor of Rome, our Junior Suites elegantly weave classically-inspired sculpture, bas relief and contemporary photography into the stunning decor. An elegant color palette in natural shades, from verdant botanical hues to calm cream, and plenty of natural light from the large windows, lends the space a serene feel, while geometric mirrored accents and sumptuous soft furnishings add glamour. The beautiful Italian marble and mosaic-adorned bathrooms are as stylish as they are spacious, and come equipped with a range of exclusive Irene Forte Skincare products.

Junior Deluxe Suite

Our spacious and contemporary Junior Deluxe Suites offer comfort and luxury in equal measure. Complementing the natural color palette are pops of jewel-bright shades, adding Roman vibrancy to the expansive space. Lavish soft furnishings and striking objets d’art lend glamour, evoking the city’s cultural heritage, while the Italian marble and mosaic-adorned bathroom promises deep relaxation and pampering with its range of Irene Forte Skincare products. Perfect for families and longer stays, our Junior Deluxe Suites can be connected with a Superior Deluxe Room.

Family Room

Savor a wonderful holiday with your loved ones in the inviting surrounds and serene setting of our contemporary Family room, connecting two generous Deluxe rooms to create the perfect Roman retreat for your adventures in the Eternal City. Wake up to views over historic streets and Piazzetta Valadier or enjoy a moment of calm gazing out across our leafy garden. Our Concierge is on hand to assist with useful items you may require, including a baby cot, sterilizers and benefits for the little ones, including 50% off dining and beverages for children up to 12 years.

Family Suite

Elevate your family adventures in Rome with a sumptuous stay in our Family Suite, comprising our elegant Junior Deluxe suite and a stylish Superior Deluxe room to create a generous, bright space accented with local objects d’art, sumptuous furnishings and a chic neutral palette for a welcoming stay.  After a memorable day exploring the city’s rich history, relax and unwind in our Italian marble and mosaic-adorned bathrooms, fully equipped with a range of exclusive Irene Forte Skincare products. Allow our Concierge to assist with any useful items you might require during your visit, including a baby cot, sterilizers and benefits for the little ones, including 50% off dining and beverages for children up to 12 years.

Superior Suite

Our spacious Superior Suites have been redesigned by Olga Polizzi to create a revitalising experience culminating in enchanting views of Rome’s historic center. Shades of cobalt blue blend classic elements with contemporary sophistication, emulating the tones of the skyline that can be admired from elegant windows. The new design concept draws upon the city’s vibrant heritage. Our fully refurbished interiors are adorned with extravagant, iconic Italian lamps and armchairs, as well as classically-inspired artworks. Statues and busts coexist harmoniously with evocative photographs of a contemporary Rome, while rich textiles and a stylish separate sitting room and dining table create a warm, inviting atmosphere ideal for entertaining. As night falls, the decadent Irene Forte Skincare products promise pampering in the chic marble bathroom and walk-in showers, while the sumptuous king-sized bed invites a night of deep sleep.

Deluxe Suite

Our lavish Deluxe Suites perfectly encapsulate the heritage and vibrancy of Rome, with classically-inspired artworks and luxurious wallpaper, a rich color palette, and contemporary objets d’art. Elegant windows look out over part of the garden and courtyard or over Rome’s mesmerizing historic center while the interiors are decorated with sophisticated soft furnishings. The spacious bathrooms, some of which have separate walk-in showers, are the perfect place to unwind and pamper yourself. Some of our Deluxe Suites can be connected with a Classic Double Room, ideal for families and longer stays. Several rooms are fitted with a stylish study area, guest cloakroom and powder room.

Vaselli Suite with Terrace

A tantalizing expression of place, our Vaselli Suite is decorated in hues that evoke sunshine on Rome’s historic buildings, all warm stone, russet and gold. With a curated collection of contemporary furnishings, including a separate, stylish sitting room, the suite invites decadent, indulgent living. Step out onto your private terrace to enjoy a sundowner in style looking out over the verdant expanse of our Secret Garden and the Pincio beyond. Relax in splendor in your Carrara marble bathroom, outfitted with both Bisazza mosaics and our exclusive range of Irene Forte Skincare products. When the time comes to retire to bed, your sumptuous king-sized bed awaits.

Deluxe Suite Garden View

Our luxurious Garden Suites play off the heritage and vibrancy of Rome, with classically-inspired artworks and wallpaper contrasted with contemporary furnishings, including distinctive Italian lamps and armchairs. Impeccably designed by Olga Polizzi and filled with a rich and serene color palette emulating the tones of the garden, each suite is an ode to the beauty surrounding it. Large, elegant windows immerse guests in panoramic views of Hotel de Russie’s newly restored historical garden. After a memorable day exploring the Eternal City, unwind in the marble bathroom appointed with walk-in showers and bathtubs

Valadier Suite

The airy and bright Valadier Suite has elegant floor-to-ceiling windows and a French balcony overlooking Pincian Hill and Hotel de Russie's Secret Garden. Named after architect Giuseppe Valadier (also the designer of part of the hotel and the Garden), the suite is beautifully appointed and decorated in a contemporary yet classic style. A cheerful yellow and green color palette complements the suite's breathtaking views, while stylish sliding doors separate the spacious sitting room and dining area from the bedroom, which has a walk-in wardrobe with a dressing-table. The opulent marble bathroom has a separate bathtub, double shower and double wash basins, and the suite also has its own powder room. 

Picasso Suite with Terrace

Named for the celebrated artist who stayed here for several months in 1917, our Picasso Suite pays homage to its namesake through its expressive, elegant décor. Designed with a vibrant color palette, radiant hues of amethyst and gold complement handcrafted tapestry cushions showcasing “Portrait De Dora Maar” and other famous works. Walk across the warm timber floors, past the elegant marble dining table and bar alcove, the fine Italian furniture from Citterio, Meridiani, and the San Patrignano community, to the library to peruse the Picasso folio books. For added decadence, head out onto your private, botanically-encircled terrace, generously outfitted with a dining table and seating area, to share a meal or a drink with friends under the stars, looking out at the verdant expanse of our Secret Garden and the Pincian Hill.

Popolo Suite with Terrace

With a stunning wraparound terrace that overlooks the historic Piazza del Popolo, our Popolo Suite offers some of the most exclusive views in the city. Elegantly marrying accents from Rome’s classical and contemporary heritage, antique wall reliefs and sculpture are displayed alongside a curated collection of bespoke rugs, mid-century furniture, and a color palette that echoes Papal Rome. With a generous dining table as well as numerous sitting areas both inside and out, including one with a stunning Meridian sofa, the Popolo Suite is ideal for entertaining, while the stylish marble bathroom with Irene Forte Skincare products promise decadence. Adding to the elegance, the separate bedroom is harmoniously decorated with a botanically-inspired theme and outfitted with a king-sized bed that invites serene, sumptuous relaxation and rest.

Nijinsky Suite with Terrace

Following a complete renovation led by Olga Polizzi, our Director of Design, this exceptional suite pays tribute to the graceful poise of esteemed ballet dancer and choreographer, Vaslav Nijinsky, who was a frequent visitor to Hotel de Russie.

The exquisite Nijinsky Suite makes a statement as a grand Roman residence. Its composition of indoor and outdoor space mirrors Nijinsky’s elegance and symmetry of form. Italian antiques harmoniously blend with bespoke modern artworks. Vibrant red walls and terracotta cabochon flooring pay homage to Rome’s beating heart, while a curated collection of 19th-century and Valadier-era objets d'art contribute to the feeling of historical sophistication.

The spacious living room is ideal for entertaining, featuring a well -appointed bar area and a dining table that seats ten while the sophisticated bedroom leads to a stylish walk-in wardrobe and a mosaic-adorned bathroom with both a steam bath and separate shower. Step outside onto the expansive private terrace to admire sweeping views of Villa Borghese and the Pincio Terrace, our Secret Garden, and the captivating rooftops of Rome.

Like Nijinsky himself, guests are invited to dance through the rich history, comfort, and bespoke craftsmanship of this Roman haven. For those travelling with family or larger parties, the Nijinsky Suite can be connected with a Deluxe Room to form your own lavish two-bedroom Roman apartment.


  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Meeting & Conference Facilities
  • High-Speed Internet Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Sauna
  • Spa Treatments
  • Steam Bath

Guest Services

  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 24-Hour Business Center
  • 24-Hour Concierge
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • 24-Hour Valet Service
  • 24-Hours Manager on Duty
  • Activities Desk
  • Airport Transportation
  • Answering Service
  • Assistive devices for people with disabilities
  • Baby Cribs Available
  • Baggage Storage Services
  • Banquet Services
  • Bell Staff
  • Bike Rental
  • Boutiques Nearby
  • Butler Service on Request
  • Car Rental
  • Card Games
  • Catering
  • Chauffeur Service on Request
  • Children's Amenities
  • Children's Program
  • Children's Turndown Service
  • City Tours
  • Complimentary Bikes
  • Complimentary Health Club Access
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Complimentary Shoe Shine
  • Currency Exchange
  • Doctor On Call
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Florist
  • Foreign Money Exchange
  • iPod Docking Stations

Le Jardin de Russie

Located in our Secret Garden, Le Jardin de Russie is one of the finest restaurants in Rome. Enjoy classic Italian cuisine created by celebrity Chef Fulvio Pierangelini. Octopus and cuttlefish "Cacciucco". Tagliolini with white truffle. Calamari, langoustines and prawns from the Himalayan Pink Salt Grill. Fig tart with Brachetto. At weekends, the special brunch provides a gourmet experience with chefs conjuring up pasta dishes in front of you.

The Stravinskij Bar

The Stravinskij Bar has an extensive selection of refreshments and Roman delicacies if you would prefer something lighter. For lunch, we offer a delicious buffet whereby you can eat in the sunshine; in the afternoon, traditional tea is served; or for the evening, why not savour one of our extensive martini cocktails such as the 'De Russie Martini', served with caviar, whilst enjoying our live music in the Russie gardens.

Opening Hours:

From 9.00 am to 1.00 am

Map / Location

Nearby airports:

  • Roma (Rome) [Leonardo da Vinci/Fiumicino], Italy (20.5 Miles ( 45 minutes))