Built in late 19th century and recently restored, the Bernini Bristol maintains
intact to the tradition and the splendour of that era. The Rooms and the suites decorated with
taste and refinement, offer an atmosphere of great hospitality.
The antique Hotel Bristol was inaugurated on 28 October 1874, in an area of ancient
Rome - Horti Sallustiani - already known for its gardens. The Hotel Bristol also stood
on land owned by the princely Barberini family, opposite the Palazzo, Pope Urban VIII
commissioned the renowned Gian Lorenzo Bernini to sculpt the splendid Triton Fountain.
The Hotel immediately became a hub for members of the European aristocracy. Its many noble
guests have included Don Pedro II, Emperor of Brazil, Emperor Frederick III of Germany, the
Tsarina Catherine of Russia, Alexandra the Princess of Wales and the Queen of England.
In 1938, it was rebuilt and its name changed to Hotel Bernini Bristol to honour the
famous baroque artist. At the time, with its comforts and cutting-edge equipment including the
first hydraulic lift, it was known as Italy's first modern Hotel.
In the 1950s, the Hotel's Nightclub was the stage for young artists who were to become
famous in the years of the La Dolce Vita.
Since 1973, it has belonged to Sina Hotels. After a complete renovation, the Hotel continues
to welcome discerning travellers along with guests from the worlds of business, politics and
The Hotel Bernini Bristol is right in the heart of Rome at the beginning of Via Veneto
near the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain
Bernini Bristol Hotel consists of 112 and 15suites in traditional or
contemporary style provided with:
- 2 Phone lines and voice messaging
- Safety box
- Satellite Tv
- Pay TV
- Sky TV
- Telefax in Suites
- Data port
- American bar ''Bristol"
- Panoramic indoor and outdoor Roof Garden L'Olimpo
- Banqueting rooms
- Meeting facilities
- SINA Wellness Club
- Garage valet service
- Fitness Club with Gym
- Steam Bath
- Hydro massage tub
- Lounges with wonderful views
- Garage Valet Service
- American Bar
Food & Beverages
The extraordinary 360 degree view on the Eternal City is an irresistible call not only for
the guests of the Hotel, but also for all the visitors who wish to taste the specialties of the
Mediterranean and international cuisine interpreted in a modern perspective by the chef Michele
Simioli and his staff.
The Roof Garden L'Olimpo is always open for Lunch and Dinner. Every
Sunday: Jazz Brunch with live Jazz. Music from 12:00. to 15:00
Check-in / Check-out Policy
Check-in: from 12:00 h
Check-out: until 10:00 h