Villa Kennedy, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Villa Kennedy a Rocco Forte Hotel Gusto Restaurant
Located on the leafy banks of the River Main, Villa Kennedy was once the home of a stately family and now embodies cosmopolitan Frankfurt. Sachsenhausen’s lively bars and Frankfurt’s famed museum embankment are just a stroll away. Beyond its building, the colonnaded architecture, extensive gardens and fire-lit rooms, the hotel retains an intimate atmosphere. The quiet Villa Garden in the center is ideal for alfresco dining by award-winning Gusto Restaurant, helmed by Michelin-starred chef, Fulvio Pierangelini. At ground level, the light-filled Villa Spa looks onto the garden, perfect for escaping the hustle and bustle of the city. Read More...

Rocco Forte Villa Igiea, Palermo

Rocco Forte Villa Igiea Palermo Pool
Discover history, majesty and serenity at Villa Igiea: a turn-of-the-century palazzo at the perimeter of vivid Palermo, the foot of Mount Pellegrino and the Gulf of Palermo, overlooking its stunning coastline. A long-loved seaside-meets-city sanctuary for royalty, dignitaries and Hollywood luminaries, trace their paths through tiered villa gardens that sweep down to the port and out to the Tyrrhenian Sea; on excursions to Palermo’s bustling markets, Baroque palaces and ancient sites, or yacht trips along its picturesque coast; and through Villa Igiea’s Italian restaurants, atmospheric bars and palatial Art Nouveau interior, revitalised as a Rocco Forte hotel. Along with rich heritage and exquisite interiors, Villa Igiea offers its guests the ultimate journey to wellness through its serene swimming pool, lush gardens, and an exclusive Restaurant & Bar, featuring finest Sicilian dishes. A perfect coastal retreat for those in need of an enchantingly serene getaway. Read More...

Rocco Forte Masseria Torre Maizza

Masseria Torre Maizza Pool
Masseria Torre Maizza is located in the most glamorous destination on the Italian Adriatic coast. Inspired by the sensational landscapes of Puglia and the ethos of Rocco Forte Hotels, it exquisitely blends local heritage with contemporary luxury and unparalleled service. Surrounded by ancient olive groves, the renovated 16th century masseria is filled with thoughtful design accents and details to create a unique sense of place, from the stunning Olga Polizzi-designed rooms and suites to the romantic sunset rooftop bar and elegant restaurant overlooking the swimming pool. The resort also features a 9-hole executive golf course, a private beach club and an indulgent spa. Masseria Torre Maizza reopens its doors in May 2019 under the Rocco Forte brand. Built more than 500 years ago the Masseria Torre Maizza is the perfect example of contemporary sophistication and historical charm. Its 40 light and luxurious rooms and suites are designed by Olga Polizzi and offer a wonderfully romantic retreat. The masseria is set amongst orchards and olive groves, with a rooftop bar and wonderful restaurant that overlooks the swimming pool. As a guest of Masseria Torre Maizza, you have access to the full range of services and facilities which include the 9 hole golf course, a private beach club and fabulous spa. Read More...

Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Hotel De La Ville Rome Suite de la Ville
Nestled above the Spanish Steps with sweeping views of the Eternal City, Hotel de la Ville, a Rocco Forte Hotel, is a true retreat in the historical heart of Rome. Boasting a contemporary design and an elegant flair, Hotel de la Ville is the ideal choice for a luxurious stay in the Eternal City. Inspired by the era of the Grand Tour, the hotel elegantly marries 18th-century architecture with contemporary luxury and unparalleled service. The interior, a collaboration between Olga Polizzi and renowned architect Tommaso Ziffer, entwines traditional design elements with state-of-the-art technology to stunning effect. The vibrant restaurants and playful cocktail bars will make Hotel de la Ville the gathering place for the city’s bright and beautiful, while visitors will find the location in the heart of Rome—among iconic sights such as the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain—irresistible. The 104 well-appointed rooms and suites are amongst the most elegant and spacious in Rome, while the signature suites offer unrivalled panoramic views of the city from their large terraces. Read More...

Hotel de Rome, a Rocco Forte Hotel, Berlin

Hotel de Rome Exterior View
Located on historic Bebelplatz, Hotel De Rome is one of the most prestigious luxury hotels in Berlin. Once the headquarters of the esteemed 19th century Dresden Bank, it’s a place where heritage and stylish modernity meet. Step through the impressive stone entranceway, with its grand Atelier Prométhée magenta urns and Olivia Steele’s neon birdcage, and you’ll immediately be met by a sense of glamour. Sleek and stylish, Hotel De Rome’s 108 stunning rooms and 37 suites offer an invitation to share in Berlin’s history and be part of the city’s vibrant present. Spacious rooms and suites overlook the city or St. Hedwig’s Cathedral and include many original design details. Bathrooms boast mosaic tiles and a separate shower and soaking bathtub. Read More...

Hotel Astoria, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Astoria Hotel, Rocco Forte, Saint Petersburg
An illustrious St. Petersburg landmark, the grand Hotel Astoria sits directly across from St Isaac’s Cathedral, a short walk from leading attractions such as Nevsky Prospect, Palace Square and the Mariinsky Theatre. Since opening in 1912, our elegant Art Nouveau hotel has hosted eminent guests, from dancer Isadora Duncan to poet Sergei Yesenin. Enjoy the finest Afternoon Tea in St Petersburg in the Rotonda Lounge, unwind in the tranquil spa, and sink into the comfort of your room or suite. Home to famous actors and musicians, politicians and artists, Astoria is a part of Rocco Forte’s exclusive collection of hotels. It is a vibrant hotel with illustrous biography, blending European sophistication with contemporary and timeless style. Just steps away from the Hermitage and Mariinsky theatre, Astoria allows you to experience the best of the dazzling city up close and enjoy a carefully preserved tradition of true Russian hospitality. Relax and refresh in the comfort of your room, where fashionable design features are in respectful harmony with classic interiors. Enjoy a Russian Afternoon Tea in sunlit Rotonda, where for many years delicacies have been served on blue patterned Imperial Porcelain dishes Astoria is famous for, and feel the history coming alive in the most authentic hotel in St Petersburg that has been part of the city for over 100 years. Read More...

Hotel Savoy, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Rocco Forte Hotel Savoy
Located on the magnificent Piazza della Repubblica in Florence, mere moments from the majesty of the Duomo, Hotel Savoy is part of the Florentine tradition of grand palaces, offering you an invitation to the historic heart of the city. During your stay in Florence, enjoy an aperitivo on the decadent outdoor terrace of Irene Bistro, savouring the vibrant Emilio Puccio decor and the hum of the city streets. Dive into Fulvio Pierangelini’s expertly crafted menu of fine Italian cuisine, using some of the region’s best ingredients. And as night falls, sink into splendour in your Olga Polizzi-designed room. Thanks to its address in the historic Piazza della Repubblica, Hotel Savoy has positioned itself as the hub of Florence for its central location, contemporary yet classical style and unsurpassable hospitality. Considered the grand dame of Florentine hotels, Hotel Savoy, a Rocco Forte Hotel embodies the personality of the Tuscan capital. The enchanting 1893 property combines impeccable grandeur with sophisticated contemporary design, and its 2018 renovation further exemplifies the hotel’s commitment to stellar detail. Revamped in spring 2018, the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star property shows off an entirely new look for Florence, which includes a renovated lobby and terrace bar from Laudomia Pucci, whose whimsical and colorful touches are seen throughout the public areas. The reboot also includes an overhaul of rooms and suites, which now feature a refreshed Olga Polizzi design, more space and better views. Read More...

Brown’s Hotel – Rocco Forte, London

Brown's Hotel Hotel View
In the heart of London’s elegant Mayfair, Brown’s Hotel is an iconic luxury hotel where history and 21st century sophistication come together. The retreat of choice for royalty, presidents and literary greats over the centuries, Brown’s Hotel is an enduringly distinguished destination in London. Unmistakably British, our inviting rooms and luxurious suites offer exceptional comfort and style, marrying heritage features with contemporary touches. Our warm, personal service will make you feel right at home. During your stay, enjoy a quintessentially British Afternoon Tea in The English Tea Room, savour fine cuisine at The Restaurant at Brown’s, sip cocktails after dark at the chic Donovan Bar and surrender to bliss at The Spa at Brown’s. Located in London’s most exclusive borough, Brown’s Hotel is a microcosm of chic, modern and arty Mayfair making it the ideal base for luxury travellers. Moments from the fashion houses of Bond Street, in one of the world’s leading art districts and within walking distance of five royal parks, Brown’s Hotel is at the centre of London’s finest experiences. Read More...

The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte Hotel, Edinburgh

The Balmoral A Rocco Forte Hotel Edinburgh
Edinburgh is the jewel in Scotland’s crown and at its heart lies The Balmoral Hotel. With its majestic clock tower, the hotel is a unique and contemporary luxury five-star property in the very heart of Edinburgh. While many Edinburgh hotels claim to have landmarks on their doorstep, few can say their doorstep is a landmark. Located at 1 Princes Street with views of Edinburgh Castle, the Scott Monument and Arthur’s Seat, the skirl of the bagpipes is always within earshot. Our hotel merges contemporary styling with elegant tradition, like the colours of a fine tartan weave. It’s a place where you can enjoy Michelin-starred dining at our ‘Number One’ restaurant and discover over 400 whiskies in our Scotch bar. Our kilted doormen will guide you across the threshold of the finest 5-star hotel in Edinburgh. Our Concierge will guide you towards Edinburgh’s modern boutiques and bars, theatres and museums. Read More...

Hotel de Russie, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Hotel de Russie Stravinskij Bar
The centrepiece of the Eternal City. A true Roman luminary between Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps, the classical and cosmopolitan come together at Hotel de Russie. Located between two of Rome’s most picturesque piazzas, Piazza di Spagna and Piazza del Popolo, Hotel de Russie is one of the Eternal City’s most prestigious luxury hotels. An enduring favourite of artists and writers, stars and politicians, Hotel de Russie was dubbed “paradise on earth” by French poet Jean Cocteau in 1917, and the accolade still stands today. Visit our stunning Mediterranean tiered Secret Garden, with rose bushes, orange trees, and mature pine, and listen to the gentle sounds of the small waterfall flowing between three nymphaeums, to experience the magic for yourself. Indulge in one of the best aperitivo experiences in the city in our Stravinskij Bar, sipping expertly-mixed cocktails under the stars. Surrender to bliss in the sublime De Russie Spa and dine on fine Italian classics in Le Jardin de Russie before heading up to enjoy exceptional comfort in the stylish surrounds of your luxury room or suite in the heart of Rome. Read More...

Rocco Forte Hotel Amigo, Brussels

Hotel Amigo Brussels
Hotel Amigo, a Rocco Forte hotel, occupies a central location next to the beautiful and historic Grand Place, close to the famous Sablon Antique District and a myriad of restaurants and bars. Olga Polizzi, Sir Rocco Forte’s sister, has created a stylish interior by cleverly combining the original collection of antique paintings and tapestries with more modern contemporary belgium artists and craftsmen. Under the direction of Olga Polizzi, the clean-lined interiors are a confluence of elegant Flemish tradition, with refined Belgian linens, embroidered silk curtains, and contemporary Italian sensibility. Belgian touches include Pierre Marcolini chocolates, and Marcel Broodthaers and René Magritte prints. As for the curious name, it dates back to the early 16th century when the then-ruling Spanish mistook the Flemish word for “prison,” which the building served as for centuries, to mean “friend.” Read More...