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Hotel Impero Rome: A Value for Money Stay in the Eternal City!

January 5, 2009

Rome was not built in a day, as is evident to anyone who has walked along its city streets where travellers will find something new to discover behind every corner. While the ancient streets of the Eternal City have retained their old-world charm, the days of the relatively quiet chariot is long gone and has been replaced with the chaotic cacophony of traffic! Those in search of reasonably priced city centre accommodation should look into staying at Hotel Impero.

Looking out over the Roman Opera House, this simple hotel offers real value for money and gives one a chance to experience the different faces of Rome. Getting around the city is not a problem since there are public transportation services close by including the Termini Railway Station which is walking distance away.

In order to experience the city’s vibrant atmosphere one only needs to wander around its lively streets and squares and observe life go not so quietly by! The Impero Hotel Rome is a good starting point for ones excursions and is within easy reach of such attractions as Via Veneto and the Spanish Steps which is an ideal spot for some people watching. The grandiose Coliseum is around 15 to 20 minutes by foot from the hotel. Not to be missed are visits to the Pantheon, the Roman Forum and St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.

A more modern side of Rome is its emerging fashion scene which is evident in the number of designer boutiques one will find in the city. Those in search of the latest fashion trends should do their shopping along such areas as Via Condotti and Via del Corso. Even if the designer-ware at these posh shopping streets do not get ones heart racing, the price tags sure will! A more culturally interesting shopping experience is on hand at Rome’s Campo de’ Fiori market and at the Porta Portese flea market.

Rome at night is just as fascinating as in the day especially when certain monuments such as the Coliseum and the Forum are lit up. A popular night-time activity in the warm summer months is to gather around such city fountains as Trevi and Naiads, where one can cool off and enjoy the company of others. Piazza della Rotonda and Campo dei Fiori are also popular hangout spots, while such areas as Trastevere is known for its energetic club scene.

Guests of Hotel Impero Rome wanting to unwind after their many sightseeing excursions can do so at the onsite terrace where one can enjoy views of the city. A breakfast service is offered here as well, while guestrooms come with air conditioning, a private bathroom and a television. Even though the hotel does not have dining options, its central location means that guests have easy access to many restaurants and cafes where one can try some local dishes or enjoy a lazy evening drink.

Chockfull of unforgettable memories and great photo opportunities, a visit to Rome is an experience of a lifetime. Those wanting more information on the Impero Hotel and the city’s attractions can refer, “A Guide to Hotel Impero & Rome for First Time Visitors.”