Grand Hotel Palazzo della Fonte, the conference center becomes a set for films and fictions
The Grand Hotel Palazzo della Fonte di Fiuggi re-confirms as favourite location even for films and fictions. Recently some scenes of “1993” have been shot there, the sequel of Stefano Accorsi’s success “1992” regarding Italian issues on Tangentopoli. The large conference center of the hotel served as backdrop for the convention of a main political party. In a totally truesome way, considering that companies from all sectors, from pharmaceutical to automobile, use its spaces, thanks to its 16 halls of varying dimensions, the largest of over 400 places, all illuminated by natural light, with wi-fi connection and direct access to the park of the hotel.
However, the facility has also been the set for the film “The Confessions” by Roberto Andò with Toni Servillo: Palazzo della Fonte donned the atmospheres of an exclusive luxury resort. Only one hour away from Rome, the hotel is a majestic construction surrounded by a park, the ideal location to relax and take care of one’s wellness taking advantage of the famous therapeutic waters.
Sophisticated and unique in its perfect liberty style, the Palazzo della Fonte was built to be the most elegant and modern hotel in Europe at the beginning of the 1900s, during the same period of the birth of the Thermal Establishment and given as a project to the same architect. Great frescoes by a famous painter of the times, Silvio Galimberti, on the top most part of the facade and the precious ceilings of the halls illuminated by Murano chandeliers. Walking through the vast interior spaces of great harmony and elegance, resting on armchairs in the fresh verandas, regenerating with a swim in the olympic open air swimming pool, one forgets pollution and the confusion of the city. The semicircular internal swimming pool outlined by large windows and the huge SPA of 1,500 metres squared contribute with massages and treatments to improve stress.
The pleasant hillside climate and the welcoming 153 rooms furnished in British country style guarantee peaceful sleep. The Ristorante Savoia is the ideal space for an expert food and wine experience, for business lunches or dinners. During the Spring or Summer the Restaurant and Bar Il Portico by the external swimming pool are a privileged place to discover the delicacies of the territory in the open air, beneath the secular trees of the park.