The Six Senses Rome is positioned inside the Palazzo Salviati Cesi Mellini, near historic websites just like the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain within the metropolis centre.
Adjoining to the Church of San Marcello al Corso, the constructing was first constructed within the fifteenth century earlier than being up to date within the 18th-century baroque model by architect Tomaso De Marchis.
A powerful central staircase and the constructing’s important UNESCO-listed facade, which overlooks the bustling By way of del Corso, are among the many interval particulars that have been restored throughout the renovation works led by Studio Urquiola.
The doorway to the Six Senses Rome from Piazza di San Marcello leads into an open foyer and social space, furnished with quite a lot of sofas and lounge chairs from Urquiola’s oeuvre alongside traditional Italian designs.
These are positioned in groupings with tables and ornamental objects on round rugs, between potted crops unfold throughout the travertine flooring.
“At each flip, the craftsmanship, the finishes, the supplies and the graphics create a union with nature whereas staying true to each Roman classicism and Palazzo Salviati Cesi Mellini’s wealthy historical past,” stated Urquiola.
A curved inexperienced marble bar is positioned close to the home windows, forming an incomplete circle with the matching counters within the courtyard, that are seen via the glazing and observe the form of earth-toned steelwork overhead.
The courtyard additionally options benches constructed into planters alongside the again wall and extra seating, the place diners can take pleasure in meals and drinks from the trattoria-style Bivium restaurant.
Round kinds and motifs proceed all through the resort, together with within the Six Senses Spa and Roman baths on the primary ground.
Right here, sheer curtains encircle small seating areas for these ready for therapies or getting ready to enter the travertine-lined bathhouse, which provides a number of swimming pools for soaking and enjoyable.
Bedrooms throughout the central ranges have “quirky” layouts and a comfortable impartial decor, together with tambour panelling, patterned rugs and quite a lot of spherical lighting fixtures.
A number of of Six Senses Rome’s 96 visitor rooms and suites have balconies, and all take pleasure in both a courtyard or metropolis view.
Plasterwork within the rooms is produced from an historical Roman materials often known as cocciopesto, which includes fragments of earthenware or brick combined with lime and sand.
“The legacy of antiquity can also be honoured with the selection of cocciopesto, which decorates the plaster of the rooms and provides a nod to Roman architect Vitruvius,” stated the studio.
The resort additionally encompasses a roof terrace and bar referred to as Notos that provides views throughout town and serves botanical cocktails and light-weight bites.
Artworks reminiscent of watercolours, sculptures, textile works and canvases all through the inside are curated by artwork advisor Federica Sala and are all distinctive to the resort.
Initially from Spain, Urquiola is considered one of Europe’s most sought-after designers and has launched furnishings and product collections with manufacturers like Moroso, Cassina, Kettal and Boffi amongst many extra.
The pictures is by Luca Rotondo.
Common contractor: CDS Holding
Structure: Starching and professor Paolo Micalizzi
Inside design: Patricia Urquiola