This grand-dame of Rome hotels, part of the Le Meridien hotel collection has 121 total rooms with 13 suites, 2 studio/Junior Suites and 1 Penthouse.
It’s nice to be back at the Hotel Eden, www.hotel-eden.it! We entered the hotel and were warmly welcomed back to the hotel by the staff, and it felt like being at home. This grand-dame of Rome hotels, part of the Le Meridien hotel collection has 121 total rooms with 13 suites, 2 studio/Junior Suites and 1 Penthouse, and the impeccable long-term concierge staff remember small details of guest preferences. There are an abundance of gorgeous flower arrangements and gracious and comfortable sitting areas throughout the hotel, a Fitness Center with state-of-the-art Techno-Gym equipment, a Business Center, and of course, La Terrazza dell’Eden, their restaurant and terrace bar with breath-taking panoramic views of Rome. Conveniently located, it is only a short stroll away to the Spanish Steps and upscale boutiques.
A long entry foyer led to our large Junior Suite, which had parquet floors, soaring ceilings, and beige faux-marble walls with a large mural of the Villa Luchese, (which is across the street from the hotel), which took up the expanse of one of our bedroom walls. Luxurious navy blue and gold upholstered chairs flanked a round marble-topped table set against dramatic floor to ceiling windows. The king bed had an ornate frame with a music motif, and was luxuriously appointed with Pedersoli linens. An empire style gold velvet love seat comfortably decorated with navy blue and gold pillows was set at the end of the bed.
Guests wishing to access the Internet may do so via a cable plugged into the wall outlet, or through the television, which was discretely hidden. A drinks cart stood conveniently in one corner of the room, and there was also a mini-bar. The ample walk-in closet had a safe and a deep chest of drawers.
The bathroom was a dream with stylish peach colored walls, a fabric mural graced the wall over the deep soaking tub edged with brown and white marble with a an elegant tray to hold bath essentials, large double sinks also set in brown and white marble, a shaving mirror, an assortment of ETRO amenities, luxurious Pedersoli towels and robes, slippers, a stool and a hairdryer. There was an intricate “carpet” made of mosaic tiles in the white marble floor, and there was a large walk-in marble shower with large showerhead, a separate toilet and bidet, and a decorative niche in the wall that held a large black urn.
When we returned to our room after seeing the sights of Rome, we were delighted to find a large fruit bowl on a tall crystal stand set on a silver tray on the marble table. A short while later, the doorbell rang, and there was a delivery of a bouquet of fragrant pink roses in a square crystal vase. The Hotel Eden continues to delight and surprise us on each of our visits.
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Via Ludovisi 49
00187 Rome, Italy
Telephone: +39 06 478-121
Fax: +39 06 482-1584
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