Those who find themselves heading to Rome for business are sure to enjoy the combination of progress, culture and history.
When travelling to the Eternal City, it’s important to plan hotel accommodations accordingly to allow for convenience while taking care of business with enough efficiency to leave time for seeing the sights. These hotel suggestions can give the sales professional on-the-go a leg up on where to stay while in Rome.
Parco Dei Principi Grand Hotel. If concentration on business in a beautiful, luxurious setting is the name of the game, the Parco Dei Principi is the ideal hotel for a salesperson in Rome. Located within walking distance of the Villa Borghese Park, this hotel is set away from busy tourist attractions. Enjoy access to a large business centre, 18 conference rooms and a variety of spa amenities.
Palazzo Manfredi. Small but staffed with attentive employees and comfortable business meeting rooms, the Palazzo Manfredi is located near the historic Roman Coliseum. Enjoy a view of this great, historical structure while entertaining clients in the
hotel’s rooftop lounge and restaurant. With only 16 guestrooms, this hotel is ideal for the solo business traveller who does not want to miss the sights.
Assisi Hotel. The business traveller who needs reliable transportation to other Italian cities and does not have room in the budget for expensive hotels will appreciate the Hotel Assisi. Situated close to the Termini train station, the Assisi offers high-quality service, a comfortable business setting and is a short drive to sights such as the Vatican and Roman Coliseum.
The Courtyard by Marriot. Within a short distance of St Peter’s Cathedral and the Vatican, The Courtyard by Marriot provides comfortable accommodations and customer- focused service for business travellers. Take advantage of on-site exhibition space, 10 meeting rooms and smaller rooms for important breakout sessions. When the workday is over, see the Pantheon, the Roman Forum or enjoy one of the many museums and art galleries.
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese. Steer clear of high tourist traffic while remaining within distance of many of the must-see sights in Rome. The Sofitel – a 1902 Victorian palace that has been refurbished – is well known by frequent business travellers. Enjoy plenty of meeting space, top-notch service and comfortable accommodation.
Get the Most Out of a Business Trip to Rome
Take care of business and home-related issues, such as roofing repair, prior to leaving for a business trip to promote focus on work and enjoyment of the Italian culture.
Businesspeople in Rome work hard but their passion for life leads to regular enjoyment of the culture, food, entertainment, and fine wine available in Italy’s southern region.
An individual who iss fortunate enough to travel to Rome on business will want to plan for productivity without allowing the workday to carry on long into the night. Dinner in Italy can stretch on for two or more hours as friends and acquaintances enjoy conversation and company over a long, multi-course meal.
Likewise, the gardens, ruins, and cultural attractions in Rome make it a business travel destination that beckons to be enjoyed on a personal level, too.
About the author: Mary Ylisela is a freelance veteran who writes about small business and travel and enjoys putting the two together.