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Welcome to the Bio Hotel Raphaël-Relais & Châteaux*****L

In the very heart of Rome, just nearby the vibrant Piazza Navona, there is a world-wide 5-star deluxe celebrated Hotel, New Entry 2010 of the prestigious "family" Relais & Chateaux.
From its astonishing vine-covered façade, this magnificent "maison" will immerse you in a world of charm, few steps away from the Pantheon, The Spanish Steps and St. Peter's Church:an ideal base to experience the elegance of Rome.

"Created" and started up in 1963 by Spartaco Vannoni (1922-1980), the Bio Hotel Raphaël is a real museum of art: paintings, litographs, sculptures, antiquarian artefacts and a valuable collection of Picasso ceramics and Mayan art may be seen throughout the lobby.

Overlooking the roofs, Bramante Terrace and Mater Terrae Restaurant are waiting for you to enjoy a gastronomic cuisine while contemplating the magnificent view of the eternal city.
Be the first to discover the two new modern and original executive floors, designed by the American Architect Richard Meier.


The search for Bio-Utopia

What is now the Bio Hotel Raphäel is there for all to see: a jewel set over time in one of the most evocative locations of the capital, rich in art and a collection of works in constant care by its landlord. Roberto Vannoni which, continuing the brilliant management of his father Spartaco, has enriched the places of the hotel even more. The collaboration with the American architect Richard Meier, who made possible the restyle of a large part of the hotel and the Mater Terrae restaurant; the valuable collaboration of the Art Director Pietro Leemann who authoritatively introduced a food and wine proposal oriented to organic, biodynamic and finally vegan; the continuous quality certifications to testify the effort made towards prudent, responsible and efficient management.

Today, the 5-star luxury Bio Hotel Raphäel with its 50 rooms, including 20 suites, is the most wanted destination for those looking for a stay plenty of sophisticated luxury and never common.

The Hotel and the cinema

The beauty of the hotel has often been immortalized in masterpieces of world cinema: its elegant and modern appearance at the same time, its frequentation of writers, artists, politicians and entertainers, immediately made it an important setting within which to immortalize the shooting of many films of the time.
Monsignor Cupido (from “Le Bambol”, 1965)
Directed by Dino Risi, with Gina Lollobrigida and Jean Sorel

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L’ultimo Avventuriero (1969)
Directed by Lewis Gilbert, with Charles Aznavour and Alan Badel

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Profumo di donna (1974)
Directed by Dino Risi, with Vittorio Gassman and Agostina Belli

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