The tiled rooftops spill out in the distance, and the hills behind the quirky Trastevere neighbourhood rise a few kilometres away. The church towers rise towards the heavens, and you can gaze down upon a small sidewalk café across from the hotel and watch the tourists mill about at the top of the famed Spanish Steps. There are many five-star hotels in the world. There are many fine hotels in Rome. There are none that boast the location — or the views — of the Hassler. The fact they also have a smashing garden for breakfast, a beautifully ornate room for drinks, one of the top restaurants in the city and first-rate service that caused the likes of Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to rent out three floors after their wedding tells you there’s more than just a stunning vista at work.Like we said: The best views in town coupled with impeccable service make the Hotel Hassler one of the stars of Europe, not just the Italian capital. Click here to learn about a special package, including some meals and massages, available at the Hassler until December 22, 2010.
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