Six Senses Rome set to open at Piazza di San Marcello
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas are adding the Italian capital as its first destination in the European country.
Six Senses Rome will occupy the Palazzo Salviati Cesi Mellini, built in the 18th century in the centre of Ancient Rome.
Located blocks away from the Fontana di Trevi and Pantheon, the hotel’s prominent position places it near luxury shopping streets of Via Condotti, Frattina and Borgognona. With Via del Corso converted to a semi-pedestrian area, Six Senses Rome will welcome guests on Piazza di San Marcello.
Protected by the Roman municipality and UNESCO Heritage-listed, the main facade, which overlooks Via del Corso, is being restored back to its grand origins and the central staircase will be preserved.
When it opens in late 2021, the property will feature 95 guest rooms and suites, a spa, restaurant, events terrace, outdoor courtyard garden and a rooftop terrace with a 360-degree view of the city and monuments. Six Senses Rome will also feature a spa and Roman baths.
“As stewards of such a cultural and historical site, we are responsible for celebrating its past and conserving its potential for future generations,” said chief executive officer, Neil Jacobs.
“It also speaks to my heart. I studied culture and art in Florence and feel at home in Italy. This is more than a building to me.”
Six Senses entry into Rome follows the brand’s debuts in Singapore, New York (slated to open in late 2020) and London (2023).