Hotel Torino**** is set in an elegant building of the early 19th century meticulously restored, close to the Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica, the Opera House and the ancient heart of the Eternal City. The hotel offers a pleasant stay to its guest thanks to its particularly gentle service, attention of the professional staff, comforts, which will turn your stay in a unique one. The Hotel Torino has 7 floors and a beautiful panoramic terrace, served by an elevator. The rich buffet breakfast is included in your package. An open bar available for the hotel's guests but also particularly appreciated by the locals. All the bedrooms are furnished with taste, offering private bathroom, hairdryer, phone line, voice mail, minibar, safety box, independent heating and air conditioning, writing desk, wireless internet on request, satellite television. Front desk 24 hours. A warm welcome to the Eternal City from Mastergolf's team will be given to you directly at the airport where we will be waiting for your arrival and will then pick you up with one of our DELUX vans with space enough for your luggage and, naturally, your golf equipment. Once at the hotel, after your check-in, the location of the hotel will help you immediatlely to be in the best position for exploring the city. The Hotel Torino has been furnished to the highest standards and offers a beautiful, terraced garden and bar, perfect retreat from the hectic pace of life in Rome. The vaste selection of restaurants around the hotel offers a wide range of traditional Italian cuisine, which can be enjoyed outside during the warmer months, as most of the roman restuarants and trattorias have their patios and verandas outside during almost all spring, summer and autumn months. Whilst you will be staying with us for your golf-vacation in Rome, we hope that you will find the time to explore Rome. Rome is a beautiful city and our Team would be delighted to assist you in planning your extra-golf itinerary, whether it be for dining, museums and monuments, including St Peter's and the Vatican, theatres and opera, a personal shopping tour, a romantic Rome by night tour or.... Private Viewing of the Sistine Chapel An exclusive private viewing of the Sistine Chapel with a guide when it is closed to the public. Private Visit to the Vatican Gardens A two-hour private guided visit to the Vatican Gardens. The visit can take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays in the morning. Papal Audience The Holy Father makes a priority of his Wednesday Audiences. This is the one time each week where you can be sure to both see and hear the Pope. Every Wednesday, except during July when he is on holiday in the mountains of northern Italy, Pope Benedict XVI holds a General Audience at the Vatican. Visit to the Tomb of St Peter and the Necropolis Guided visit to the excavations, the archaeological area under St Peter's Basilica. The visit, conducted by authorised guides, lasts about an hour and a half. Each group consists of ten people, who must be at least 15 years old.
Highlights of Rome by Car with Driver and a Guide Car, driver and a professional guide can be arranged to take you on a tailor-made tour of the highlights of Rome. Romantic Tour of the Fountains with Horse and Carriage Romantic tour of the fountains in the historic centre of Rome (Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain) with horse and carriage. Tour of the Main Churches in Rome with a Professional Guide Tour of the main churches (St Peter's, St Mary Major, St John's in Lateran) with a knowledgeable guide. Available in different languages. Where to Shop Shopping in the company of a personal shopper, who can take you to the main shopping areas or just away from the beaten track. Renaissance Villas and Gardens Outside of Rome Some of the most beautiful Renaissance villas and gardens lie within easy reach of Rome. We can arrange for a car and driver (with or without guide) to collect you from the hotel and drive you into the Roman countryside. Castelli Romani Trip into the Roman Countryside Trip to discover the surroundings of Rome, with the old medieval towns and volcanic lakes. Lunch at an idyllic spot can be arranged. Here above, we have compiled a list of the places that we recommend highly, but if you would like any further information on a particular venue or activity in Rome, please do not hesitate to contact us. Let's then speak about golf, you have 4 days of golf included in the package and they are -if you want- with unlimited rounds. Just let us know at what time you want our driver to be infront of the hotel in the morning and he will be there precisely on time. We bring you to the golf course and, at the time you will decide we will be there again for you to bring you back. The golf courses we have choosen for you are 3 of the best we have in town, 2 of them are masterpieces of 2 world famous american golf architects: Jim Fazio and Robert Trent Jones Sr., the third one is known to be the best golf course designed in Italian by our number 1 golf architect: David Mezzacane: Have a look to: Country Club Castel Gandolfo Golf Marco Simone Fioranello Golf
Il Pagliaccio Closed on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday for lunch. Lunch and dinner. A peaceful oasis placed in the heart of Rome, in the typically roman frame of via dei Banchi Vecchi, just next to via Giulia. The environments are cosy and elegant, the daily brightness makes it perfect for business-lunch, while the soft lights in the evening makes it the ideal place for romantic dinner.
Open Antonello Colonnaâ€™s restaurant has moved from Labico to Roma !I In 2007 he opened the magnificent Open Colonna Restaurant on the top floor of Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome. Enjoy a simple but delicious buffet for lunch while you are visiting an exhibition. At night, the Gourmet restaurant is a real surprise for all four senses.. Spend an unforgettable evening, on the top of one of the most beautiful Palaces in the hearth of Rome ! The dishes are simple, made with seasonal ingredients, but combined into a 'harmony of flavors and colors that make you rediscover the art of cooking.
San Lorenzo A Newcomer on the roman market. A hip atmosphere where the architecture is a vanguard, with a trendy Oyster-bar where the Romans meet. The San Lorenzo is the right combination of traditional Italian and creative cuisine. All the dishes are prepared inâ€ real timeâ€ and his team in a life cooking cuisine. Hip and trendy are regular guests here.
Sa Tanca Crostaceria Situated in the heart of Rome, Sa Tanca Crostaceria stands out to be the best choice for those who like to taste excellent seafood dishes coming from the inspiration of a prestigious cuisine. Not only is a crustacean restaurant, Sa Tanca Crostacieria is a seafood restaurant well-known for its expert chefs and its high-quality fresh products.
Molto A restaurant and cocktail bar that recently opened in a huge and bright loft in the residential area Parioli. Besides traditional Italian ingredients in a trendy atmosphere, it is the only restaurant in Rome with a unique spit almost in the centre of the restaurant. Wide selection of Italian wines, Champagnes and other beverages.
Antico Arco Named after one of the gates of early medieval Rome (Arco di San Pancrazio), which rises nearby, Antico Arco is on Giannicolo Hill not far from Trastevere and the American Academy. It's a hip restaurant with a young, stylish clientele. It's run by three investors (a married couple, Maurizio and Patrizia, and their friend Domenico) who are often on-site, making sure that food and service flow smoothly. Carefully created dishes include herb-laden onion flan with Parmesan sauce, and a palate-awakening truffle and rabbit-meat salad with sliced Parmesan and honey sauce. A bitter orange sauce and a sesame-flavoured chutney are terrific foils for roasted duck.
Camponeschi The deliciouis elegance of the evnironments the refinement in every detail; from the luxurious furnish to the previouis glasswares, they do a privileged point of meeting of it. But the secret of the success of the restaurant Camponeschi is in the kitchen, various, creative, suitable to any demand: fish, meat, game, regional specialities.
Enoteca Ferrara Best place in Trastevere to taste good Italian cuisine. Chef and co-owner Maria Paolillo is picky about the ingredients she uses, many of them are also available at Ferrara's specialty-food shop. Casual ambience and a great wine list chosen by her sister and the restaurant's co-owner, Lina Paolillo. Attached to the excellent restaurant, Enoteca Ferrara is a bright, lively, bar with a gargantuan Italian wine list.
Da Pietro An excellent family run, traditional Trattoria , just 3 minutes walk from the Hotel De Russie with very friendly service in a warm and casual ambience.
Da Danilo Trattoria â€œDa Daniloâ€ is characterized by a warm, intimate ambience, perfect for a dinner or a business lunch. It has two rooms: a main hall and a room, also used for special events. Both are decorated in rustic style and are air-conditioned
Leoncino - for Roman (thin) pizza A simple place, dominated by a large wood fuelled oven with speedy service and a family feel. Their excellent pizzas are alla romana, with thin and crispy crusts, mostly classics like the margherita, napoletana, and quattro stagioni. Lots of antipasti to whet your appetite. Tables outside available.
Al forno della Soffitta If you want to enjoy a real pizza napoletana doc you should not miss this place ! The restaurant is small, but cozy and offers not only the different pizzas but also delicious Neapolitan fresh specialities.
Anacleto Bleve Rome's most luxurious wine bar occupies the former courtyard of the 16th-century Palazzo Medici Lante della Rovere, long since roofed over with a Deco-style glass canopy. It's the latest domain of the Bleve family, fixtures on the Roman wine-and-dine scene for years. Anacleto, Tina, and their sons are always genial and welcoming, and their selection of wines by the glass and bottle is one of the best in Rome.
Il Goccetto This cosy, authentic wine bar is located close to Campo dei Fiori. You will instantly be charmed by the ambiance, the selection of wines, and small selection of food.