The Corso 281 Luxury Suites

municipio i, rome
12 bedroom - 12 bath
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    A concierge service is available for this property
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Perks for the Parents

On Via del Corso in the heart of Rome, this collection of superstylish luxury suites has 12 rooms large enough for families, paired with contemporary style and a team keen to make your stay in the city perfect. Suites sleep 2-4 plus a baby. The location is terrific - a short walk from the Trevi Fountain, the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. Breakfast is included, sourced from the best bakeries nearby and served in-room or in the downstairs common area, and there is 24-hour room service and an honesty bar. All room types bar the deluxe room have a kitchenette. The concierge team can score you the best table at the best restaurant in town with a phone call - and help arrange babysitting.

Why Kids Love it

Children are welcome. Bedrooms are set up with a pull out sofa or a murphy bed so there is space for parents plus 1-2 children in each. Babies and toddlers aged 0-3 are offered a free crib on request and all rooms have space to add one. Childcare and babysitting can be arranged. The owner is keen to help your stay go really well and can help arrange anything you need. TV channels include kids cartoons in English. Note that there is no outdoor space and no toys are provided for kids. A tour provider can help with bike rental. A high chair is available on request. Kid-friendly food options may be available via the room service menu. Some but not all bathrooms have a tub.

Things to Know

Minimum stay: 1 night. To book, and for accurate prices, consult the bookings team via the Contact Host button. Note that some room options have a balcony - children should be supervised. There are stairs in the hotel but not in individual suites. The hotel is on a very busy street, but it is extremely well sound-proofed. Car rental is not recommended - this area of Rome is off limits to car traffic from all but local residents.

About the Location

The hotel is in the heart of the city, ideally located for sightseeing on foot. It is a 15-minute walk to the Colosseum in one direction, and 15 minutes to the Spanish Steps in the other. There are plenty of kid-friendly attractions nearby and the hotel’s team can advise on what might work best for your kids. Rome Ciampino airport is 40 away while Leonardo da Vinci airport is 45 minutes away.

Accommodation Details

All rooms in this 12-suite hotels have pull out sofas or a murphy bed, so they can sleep 2 adults plus a child very easily. A crib can be added free of charge to every room. Two rooms on the same floor can be booked together to form a family suite with interconnecting doors - please consult with the hotel for details.

Deluxe rooms are 30 sqm and are equipped with kingsize beds with comfortable hypoallergenic mattress and a pull out bed. One deluxe room on the 1st floor has a balcony, overlooking the Via del Corso. The elegant bathroom has a large rainfall shower and hand shower, plus complimentary Bulgari toiletries. Some have a balcony. They sleep up to 3 guests plus a baby from €200 per night.

Executive suites are 35 sqm and have a kingsize bed with comfortable hypoallergenic mattress, 1 daybed with twin pull out beds and a city or courtyard view. They also have a large living room, a kitchenette and an elegant bathroom with rainfall shower, double sink and complimentary Bulgari toiletries. They sleep up to 4 plus a baby from €230 per night.

Luxury suites are 45 sqm and include a bedroom with kingsize bed, 1 daybed, twin pull out beds, a kitchenette and a living room. They have a courtyard view. Some suites also have a balcony. Bathrooms are equipped with Bulgari products and include a rainfall shower. The first floor luxury suite has 2 bathrooms, one with a waterfall shower and the other with a bath. The Luxury Suite on the third floor has a spectacular large marble bath for 2 people. These rooms sleep up to 4 plus a baby from €260 per night.

Style Notes

Ancient and modern. Contemporary furnishings, exceptional local art and a modern monochrome-meet-deco color scheme combine in this 18th century palace to create a hotel with a difference. Rooms are impeccably designed with warm parquet wooden floors and white marble bathrooms, and there is a rotating art gallery with local artists changing every 6 months. We love the high ceilings, luxury bathrooms and superior contemporary design throughout.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Baby Bath
  • Baby Monitor
  • Babysitter / Nanny
  • Backyard / Garden
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Bed Rails
  • Bicycles
  • Cabinet Locks
  • Changing Table
  • Chef / Catering
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Corner Guards
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Dishwasher
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Game Console
  • High Chair
  • Housekeeper
  • Outlet Plugs
  • Parking
  • Pet-friendly
  • Pool
  • Pool Gate
  • Stair Gates
  • Television
  • Toys / Children's Books
  • Washer / Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Window Guards
Bedding
SLEEPS 4
1 king
2 twin / single
Crib
sleeps 1
1 travel crib
Medium
Corso 281 L.
Member since November 13, 2017
Owner Natalino Gisonna opened Corso 281 with a singular vision: to create the home in Rome he always wanted. So he carefully selected every part of the guest experience, from the wines—from his home region of Calabria—to the daily in-room breakfast service. He also went hunting for the perfect location, until he discovered an 18th-century palace in the city’s historical center, just a short walk from the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, and other must-sees. Gisonna appointed Milanese architect Chiara Caberlon to design the 12 suites, requesting that Rome itself serve as inspiration. The result is a restrained palette of primarily black and white, complemented by warm wooden floors. White, mirror-panelled partitions break up bedroom and lounge spaces, while clean-lined bathrooms are decked out in Carrara marble, a modern interpretation of an ancient Roman bath—albeit one stocked with Bulgari amenities. With a location in one of Europe’s leading culture capitals, Gisonna decided to treat the suites as art galleries, with rotating collections arranged by local gallerist Giacomo Guidi, whose namesake exhibition space is a well-regarded promoter of contemporary art. Despite the sophisticated design approach, Corso 281 stays true to the essential tenet of hospitality: comfort. At check-in, guests select their pillow and mattress preferences, as well as the type of champagne they want for the mini bar. With this, Gisonna aims to make the hotel every visitor’s dream home, too.

Municipio I, Rome

History, culture and cappuccino

Municipio I is the heart of Rome, encompassing everything from the green lawns of Villa Borghese to the Roman Forum, the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain. It stops at the doorstep of Vatican City and includes all of the city’s key historical sights, designer boutiques, gelateria and restaurants. Stay here and explore the ancient city on foot, with plentiful corner cafés for pastries and espresso when you need an extra energy boost.