Quarta Hospitality

Tips and advice for discovering and living in Rome in the best way,
collected by those who have made Hospitality their lifestyle.

The Quarta Family and Quarta Hospitality have gathered a series of tips and suggestions to help guests visit the Eternal City for the first time, and to advice those who want to know the traditions, curiosities, and secrets of Rome.

Discover Rome: From Monte dei Cocci to the Macro Museum, all the attractions of Testaccio district

Testaccio is a district of Rome where you can breathe the "true" air of the eternal city. Walking around the neighbourhood is like dealing with a city within a city, in an urban and social structure almost detached from the rest of the capital.

Visit Rome: History and legends of the Scala Santa in Rome

Among all the places you can visit in the capital of Italy, the Scala Santa is one of the most interesting ones. It's not a secret it is visited not only by believers, but also by all those interested in history and mystery.

Discover Rome: Francesco Borromini, a visionary genius in Rome

Francesco Borromini was one of the main architects in Rome, in the first half of the 17th century. Born near Bissone, a village in the Canton Ticino, in Switzerland, before his 10th birthday he was sent to Milan by his father, to do an apprenticeship.

Shopping in Rome: Sales, the most prestigious streets of Rome where to make great deals

Rome is a one-of-a-kind city, characterized by thousands of features, rich in history, modern and multi-ethnic. It is visited by thousands of tourists every year. If you are going around the city in time of sales, you can't miss shopping in the city centre.

Visit Rome: A new way to take advantage of art, the Museo Leonardo Da Vinci Experience

Rome is a charming city, rich in history, world famous monuments but also in museums of great interest. At the Leonardo Da Vinci Museum Experience, you can discover a new way of conceiving art.

Discover Rome: Let's discover the Triumph arches of Rome

The triumph arches are symbols of the Italian capital, considered the Urbs of the ancient times.
There are only 3 triumph arches we can still see nowadays, together with another one we can't actually say is a “triumph” one.

Interview with the chef who loves his land: Franco Moscardini, Executive Chef of Q'4rt Restaurant

Dining at the Q'Art Restaurant at the Oxford Hotel in Rome means embarking on a delightful sensory journey through the flavors, aromas and colors of traditional Roman and regional Italian cuisine.

Some ideas for an unconventional Christmas in Rome

Christmas is very near, and Rome is dressing its most elegant dress for being ready to welcome the millions of visitors staying in the Italian capital in the whitest months of the year: December.

Eating in Rome: Trends, reinterpretations and new approaches of the typical Roman cuisine

Roman food is beloved throughout Italy, and often even abroad: maybe not well-known as its Neapolitan cousin, but it is however appreciated.

Discover the wide green parks in Rome: Villa Torlonia

Rome is not only the capital of Italy, but also a city of innumerable shades. You can visit world famous monuments, but also do long walks among the many parks everywhere in the Eternal City.

Eating in Rome: influences on the traditional Roman food

The traditional Roman food represents the true soul of the city: genuine, rustic and simple, made of simple and "poor" ingredients.

Shopping in Rome: discovering the most picturesque Trastevere artisan ateliers

Trastevere is one of the most peculiar neighbourhoods of Rome. It is still called "er core de Roma" ("the heart of Rome", in Roman dialect), by the citizens of the capital, because of its authenticity, despite time goes.

Eating in Rome: a wine and food tour as an original Roman citizen, among the most authentic Roman “trattorias” and wine bars

Rome is not only the capital of Italy but a city full of charm and history. Visited by many tourists from all over the world every year, Rome also owes its success to the wide range of traditional dishes offered by many restaurants and wine shops.

Discover Rome: One of the most authentic districts of Rome, Garbatella

One of the areas you absolutely have to visit during your holidays in Rome undoubtedly is Garbatella district, rightly considered a slice of the true Roman spirit.

Discover the surrounding of Rome: a tour in San Felice Circeo, nature and art

Among all the parks in region of Lazio, the one near San Felice Circeo certainly is one of the most beautiful.

The big green parks in Rome: the Natural Reserve of Monte Mario

Although Rome is famous worldwide for its priceless artistic and cultural heritage, the Italian capital is also one of the greenest cities in Europe. Within this complex urban metropolis there are countless parks and naturalistic areas, including the suggestive Natural Reserve of Monte Mario.

The grotesque corners of the Domus Aurea: strange beings, monsters and chimeras portraits surrounded by geometrical and natural decorations

The Domus Aurea was the urban residence built by Emperor Nero after the big fire in 64 A. D. , causing the destruction of the city centre.

Shopping in Rome: where? Here you are the most famous and less tourist avenues, where you can find original shops

Is something missing in our beautiful Italian capital? Rome is not only culture and amusement: among the architectural wonders, the glorious past and several occasions for spending leisure time, it attracts thousands of visitors every day, offering everything each one of them needs.

Discovering the rich collection of the Galleria Borghese and the elegant residence with the same name

The Galleria Borghese is one of the museums you can't miss if you visit Rome.

Over 20,000 works from Canova to Monet, from Hayez to Klimt at the GNAM, the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, in Rome

The Galleria Nazionale di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea in Rome is situated in Parioli district, in Valle Giulia, and its Foundation dates back to 1833, just 13 years after the annexation of Rome to the Italian nation.

There is a place in Rome hosting every kind of art: music, cinema, art and theatre, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica

The Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome is a multi-functional area where culture takes place in all its forms: music, theatre, cinema, and exhibitions. Three rooms, and open-air amphitheatre, recording and exhibition rooms, where to regenerate the soul of adults and children, bars, restaurants, and shops.

Welcome! The dish of the day is ... Roman pizza!

Pizza is the Italian symbol, together with spaghetti, and as you can easily suppose, you can taste it in several different ways. Roman pizza is one of them, tasty but very peculiar.

The true story of the Bocca della Verità

The Bocca della Verità is one of the most famous symbols of Rome, even if not everyone knows its history, and very few people know the origins of its name.

Launch a coin and make a wish! Where? In the famous Fontana di Trevi in Rome

Fontana di Trevi - the stage of the famous kiss between Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg in the movie "La dolce vita" - is one of the most visited monuments of the Italian capital, and it represents the last part of the Acqua Virgo, the aqueduct built in 19 BC to supply the public thermal baths.

The most beautiful squares in the capital of Italy

It is difficult to imagine Rome without its monuments, the symbolic places of a glorious past, its art. Among the most important places, the squares are very peculiar.

You can visit the museums in Rome for free every first Sunday of the month! Let's discover them

On every first Sunday of the month, many cultural places in Rome - museums, galleries, monuments and archaeological excavations - open their doors for free, to all the tourists and the residents.


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Want to stay in Rome? We have selected the best hotels for you!

oxford   Via Veneto - Rome

Hotel Oxford is located a few steps from Via Veneto, the "Dolce Vita" street, and from all the main attractions of Rome (Trevi Fountain, Villa Borghese, Spanish Steps). Its staff welcomes you in an elegant and comfortable environment, to make your stay a difficult experience to forget.

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regno   Via Del Corso - Rome

Housed in a prestigious 16th-century building with romantic terraces overlooking the rooftops of Rome, Hotel Regno guarantees an exclusive stay, full of comfort and elegance. The hotel is in a privileged location from which you can reach all the treasures of Rome, such as the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona.

Choose the Hotel Regno for your stay

mgapartment   Porta Pia - Rome

Hotel Oxford offers its guests an annex with 6 exclusive apartments within walking distance of the hotel, all equipped with modern comforts and a kitchen, to let you enjoy your stay independently.

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