Spain’s Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is coming to Rome’s city center. The Iberostar Fontana di Trevi is slated to open next year as part of the company’s plan to grow in city centers.
The new hotel is located on one of the main streets in Rome’s historic center, between the Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon, two of the city’s most popular architectural sites. The 67-room property will be in a six-story, 19th-century building that combines Renaissance and Neo-Renaissance style elements.
French artist Daniel Buren will create a contemporary art piece that will be unveiled on November 9. Buren was commissioned for this project due to his work blending modernity and classical architecture, two concepts that are expected to form a quintessential part of the hotel’s identity.
The Iberostar Fontana di Trevi in Rome brings the number of properties in the company’s city hotel portfolio to 10, joining those located in New York City, Miami, Lisbon, Havana, Madrid, Barcelona and Budapest. It also represents a further move forward in its city hotels expansion strategy, designed to boost the company’s presence in the world’s top tourist capitals.
“Rome is one of the top international destinations attracting both business and leisure travelers, and Iberostar Fontana di Trevi is designed as a boutique hotel tailored to cater to both types of guests,” said Aurelio Vázquez, Iberostar Group’s COO. “The building is truly unique and boasts an unparalleled location, and we are working hard to offer first-class services and facilities.”
The Iberostar Group has a portfolio of more than 120 hotels in 18 countries.