Date: April 2018
Location: Next to the Pantheon, Piazza Sant’Eustachio and Via di Santa Chiara, Rome, Italy.
Name: The Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel
No. of Keys: 79 rooms plus 20 suites
Buyer: Milanese designer Marco Piva designed the new property.
“With its enviable location, individually-designed guestrooms and imaginative dining experiences, The Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel is a stunning addition to Autograph Collection Hotels,” John Licence, VP premium & select brands, Europe at Marriott International, said in a statement.
This is also the brand’s fifth hotel in Italy, following the Sina Villa Medici in Florence, the Grand Hotel Dei Dogi, The Dedica Anthology in Venice and the Palazzo Matteotti, The Dedica Anthology in Milan.
The property is Autograph Collection’s second in Rome, following the 238-room Palazzo Naiadi, The Dedica Anthology.
It follows the opening of the Paragraph Resort & Spa Shekvitili in Georgia in early April 2018. The 220-room hotel on the coast of the Black Sea is the first of three Autograph Collection properties slated to open in Georgia by 2020.
The Autograph Collection’s Alaia in San Pedro, Belize is also expected to open in 2020. The brand will open the hotel in partnership with owner and developer Andrew Ashcroft. Once construction is complete, Alaia will have 120 guestrooms with 56 condos and eight oceanfront villas.
THPT Comment: The Autograph Collection has clearly been a great success, with some fab hotels around the world…The Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel has joined the brand’s portfolio of more than 135 hotels. The new addition expands Autograph Collection’s portfolio of 38 hotels across Europe.
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