Luxurious Hotel Piazza del Popolo | Residenza di Ripetta



Right around the corner from Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps, Residenza di Ripetta is an oasis of peace and tranquility nestled in one of Rome’s most famous former convents, a stunning 17th century structure that embraces an intimate inner courtyard.

  • History

    Discover Our History

    17th century baroque treasure, Residenza di Ripetta is a former convent.

    To enter its expansive, verdant inner courtyard is to enter an oasis in the very centre of Rome. Paintings, statues, and original frescoes adorn its many enticing spaces but a remarkable collection of contemporary art also reside here.

    Located between Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps, throughout the centuries, the Residenza di Ripetta provided shelter for religious, unmarried girls ‘endowed with good talent and lively and generous compassion’ to ‘keep them away from the dangers of the world and preserve their virtues, until the opportunity of either a marriage or becoming nuns’.

    The original convent developed and grew over centuries thanks to the generous papal support. One of the most honourable donors was Pope Innocenzo XI, whose marble bust is now located in the main ballroom - a former chapel of the convent.

  • Elegance

    Effortless Elegance

    Spacious serenity prevails in Residenza di Ripetta‘s 69 guest rooms and suites.

    The high ceilings and understated elegance, so intrinsic to the original 17th century architecture of the building, is perfectly complemented by a harmonious blend of classic styling and modern accents.

    Rooms are large, a testament to the building's ecclesiastical heritage and the tranquil, shaded inner courtyard garden offers respite from the heat of the day.

    Take a walk around the hotel's public spaces and wide corridors and stumble across precious antiquities artfully combined with contemporary artworks and innovative sculptures.

    The Residenza never fails to surprise.

  • Location

    An unforgettable Location

    Residenza di Ripetta is found at the heart of Rome’s historic quarter.
    Moments from its door, the Piazza del Popolo greets art lovers and lures them into the Basilica di Santa Maria del Popolo, housing works by Caravaggio, Pinturicchio and Bernini.
    On the other side of the hotel, a mere ten minutes stroll lies Rome’s fashionable luxury quarter located around Via Condotti.

    All the city's many monuments, museums and highlights can be reached from the Residenza di Ripetta, with the added benefit of a retreat back into the former-convent's quiet sanctuary after a hard day's exploring.

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