Both hotels are rated very highly by writers. On balance, Hotel De Russie ranks significantly higher than Arco del Lauro. Hotel De Russie scores 95 with recommendations from 16 publications such as Lonely Planet, Afar Magazine and Frommer's.
Hotel de Russie
Via Del Babuino 9, 00187 Rome
From $520 /night
- Hot Tub
- Free Internet
- Room Service
- Laundry Service
"The abode of choice for visiting movie stars and well-heeled trendsetters, with stylishly understated doubles, quirkily furnished with plentiful references to the city’s ancient heritage."
"This hotel is furnished in a simple and harmonious style... one of the best hotels in Rome."
"This government-rated five-star hotel has raised the bar for every other hotel in the city." Full review
"A neoclassical landmark with refreshing, Deco-tinged contemporary design."
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"This very grand hotel in Rome’s most fashionable shopping area (the Tridente) has been returned to its luxurious best as part of the Rocco Forte group."
Arco Del Lauro
Via dell'Arco de Tolomei 29 / 27, 00153 Rome
From $98 /night
- Pet Friendly
- Free Internet
- Free Breakfast
- Air Conditioning
- Breakfast included
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"The vivacious Lorenza, a Vespa-riding advertising exec-turned-innkeeper, presides over one of the best new B&B’s in Rome." Full review
"On a picturesque Trastevere backstreet, Arco del Lauro has four rooms, all with private bathroom, decorated in modern, fresh neutrals." Full review
"Hidden in Trastevere’s snaking alleyways, this serene little bed and breakfast is divided over two adjacent sites on the ground floor of a shuttered pink palazzo." Full review
"Hidden in Trastevere’s snaking alleyways, this serene little B&B occupies the ground floor of a shuttered pink palazzo. Bright rooms have wood floors, plush beds, and simple decor, with a..." Full review
"Through a large stone arch and on a narrow cobbled street, this fab six-room B&B in an ancient palazzo is a find, offering gleaming white rooms that combine rustic charm with minimalist simplicity." Full review