Nobu Hospitality, one of the world’s most renowned lifestyle brands, is delighted to announce the launch of its first hotel and a second restaurant in Italy – both are expected to debut in Summer 2022.
Founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper, with operations spanning five continents, the Nobu brand thrives in the world’s capitals as the ultimate destination lifestyle experience and the new venture in Rome is an exciting addition to the brand’s portfolio.
Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Roma is a collaboration between Carlo Acampora, Chairman and CEO Grand Hotel Via Veneto, and Nobu Hospitality will lead the transformation of the luxurious Grand Hotel into a Nobu Hotel and Restaurant.
The luxury hotel and restaurant will proudly be located on the exclusive Via Veneto, offering guests easy access to the stunning park of Villa Borghese, Piazza Barberini, Trevi Fountain, and Piazza di Spagna, all in the historic heart of Rome.
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The transformation and union of two 19th Century buildings will create a place that celebrates its grand, historic past whilst also offering guests an integrated mix of a luxurious hotel and energized living spaces. The hotel will comprise 122 guest rooms and suites, including a 500sqm Nobu Suite, a spectacular green-rooftop terrace, indoor and outdoor meeting space, a full-service city spa, state-of-the-art fitness centre, a Nobu Restaurant offering 24-hour in-room dining and an exclusive club lounge for enjoying world-class music. The guest experience will be at the heart of both Nobu Hotel and Restaurant Roma with operations taking an eco-friendly and sustainable approach.
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Chairman and CEO Grand Hotel Via Veneto, Carlo Acampora, states, “Nobu’s incredible dedication, Meir’s passion, Bob’s vision, and his boundless love for Italy, combined with the extraordinary leadership of Trevor and Struan, and the expertise of the entire management team will make this opening exciting and unique in the global hotel industry. I am deeply honoured to have Nobu as a partner because we share the same values of quality, service, and excellence. And here today, I cannot hide my love for Japan and for its exceptional culture of hospitality. So, I am very pleased to have opened the doors of the Eternal City to the first Nobu Hotel in Italy. The extraordinary experience that Nobu Roma will offer is what Romans and international tourists deeply need and we are all aware of the great responsibility that awaits us towards our future guests.”
Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper state, “Rome is the gastronomic hub of the world and the ideal location for the Nobu brand. We are pleased to be partnering with Carlo Acampora on this exciting project and to bring the famous Nobu cuisine to the residents of Rome as well as visitors from around the world. We share many values with Carlo, especially on the significance of hospitality. Rome is an extraordinary mix of high culture, the arts, fashion, and historic architecture. And so, we are honoured now to be able to be a part of the Eternal City through this thrilling opening!”
We, at TLE, are extremely excited about this new opening and eagerly anticipate a trip to Rome in Summer 2022.