Villa Grazioli is an Italian National monument and enchanting hotel with 62 rooms. The colours of frescoes, created by G.P.Pannini in the eighteenth century, appear so lively to the admirer that one would think they were freshly painted. The Villa Grazioli has been equipped with the most advanced utilities so that the guests can enjoy the comforts of a modern and functional hotel. The bedrooms have been furnished and decorated in line with the character of the building: wood, pottery and precious fabrics enrich the furniture, which has been chosen for its prestige, as well as for its elegant lines. The pictorial decoration of the Villa has taken place in three different periods, corresponding to three families who succeeded to the property of building. Around 1590, Ottavio Acquaviva commissions the decoration of the rooms on main floor, which is completed by 1612. The Cardinal was more concerned with spiritual qualities rather than the mundane, therefore giving privilege to themes that captured the essence of religion and nature. We can admire, for example, a whole room dedicated to the four Cardinal virtues: prudence, strength, justice and temperance. Apart from the character of the land that ascends towards the top of the Tusculum Hill, the atmosphere is mainly rural, inspiring a spiritual and meditative life in line with the spirit of the Founder.
Villa Grazioli has 62 rooms in total, 13 of which in the main Villa and the rest are located in two cottages in front of it. The old Paggeria and Limonaia, restored from buildings dating back to the XVIII century, are located in the secular park and connected to the Villa through two underground corridors. Furnished in an elegant and sober style, some rooms overlook the secular park and others Rome, Frascati and the Hill of Tuscolo.
An elegant suite equipped with a Sony Vaio pc and internet connection.
With a splendid view over Rome, in the “Gourmet” Suite guests are welcomed with a Frascati bottle of wine and local specialties.
Furnished in an elegant and sober style, some rooms face Rome and the others the secular park.
Elegant rooms with wooden ceiling and natural light in the bathroom.
Rooms with a private terrace facing the Hill of Tuscolo.
Rooms finely furnished in country-chic style
Castelli Romani is an area rich in natural and scenic beauties, wines and food specialities and cultural-artistic artworks.
Castelli Romani area has been a place of rest and regeneration for ancient Rome's nobles, who loved to spend their rest moments; for Popes, who settled in Castel Gandolfo their summer home, and for Grand Tour travellers, who chose Castelli Romani as prestigious place for their journeys.
In the nearby of Villa Grazioli it is possible to go wine tasting in the Frascati area wineries, enjoy guided tours of Rome, Tivoli, Ostia Antica and the Castelli Romani area.
From Fiumicino International Airport:
Take the motorway link towards Rome until you reach Ring Road (Grande Raccordo Anulare "G.R.A."). Join the Ring Road heading east towards Napoli; exit at junction 21 (Via Tuscolana) to Frascati.
Follow the brown signs to reach the Villa.
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