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Technology and innovation for our guests

We are glad to inform all our guests that we've decided to use Knock, a new amazing and innovative app!

Knock turns any hotel check-in into a rich travel experience.
Create your profile very easily (also using Social logins) and you'll be able to:
-Find your hotel, check services, chat with the front desk, book your room and check-in with activation code;
-Socialize with other guests in the hotel sending private messages to any other Knock user;
-Share your interests with other guests by creating chat Groups;
-chat with your personal concierge who can fulfill all your requests;
-book and/or share with other guests all Hotel services.

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Masterworks from The Phillips Collection

Impressionist and Modern. Masterworks from The Phillips Collection presents sixty-two paintings from America’s first museum of modern art. A treasured Washington, D.C. institution opened to the public in 1921, The Phillips Collection was conceived by its founder, Duncan Phillips, as “an intimate museum combined with an experiment station” in the nation’s capital where the art of one’s time would be exhibited in the company of well-known masterpieces. The Phillips Collection is recognized around the world today for its premiere collection of modern and contemporary art. As it approaches its centenary, the Phillips has organized a landmark traveling exhibition from its rich holdings to be presented for the first time in the Italian capital.

This oustanding exhibition of European and American painting is arranged chronologically, its macro-sections reflecting all of the major cultural trends that crossed the 19th and the 20th centuries up to World War II. The exhibition begins with the works of the major early 19th century artists who revolutionised European painting, from Goya and Ingres to Delacroix, Courbet and Manet, in close dialogue with the great French impressionist masters as Van Gogh Cézanne, Degas, Monet and Sisley. Central to the exhibition are modern masters who have shaped the artistic vision of the 20th century, including Bonnard, Braque, Gris, Kandinsky, Kokoschka, Matisse, Modigliani, Picasso, Soutine, and Vuillard, along with the Americans Arthur Dove and Georgia O’Keeffe. Seminal works from the postwar period in the mid-20th century by American and European artists such as de Staël, Diebenkorn, Gottlieb, Guston, and Rothko, create an entirely new and robust experience for the visitor.

The Phillips Collection is substantially different from other institutions that were established between the wars in the last century as its founder was interested in the connections between works of art of the past and the present. Willing to support young artists of diverse aesthetic temperament, Phillips acquired works based on their merits, not because they illustrated schools of thoughts, were faddish, or were by famous names. As Phillips wrote in 1954 for a new generation: “Centuries and nationalities are mixed in our Gallery so that old and modern paintings can be brought together to be relevant and significant in some new context, some new contrast or analogy.”

Impressionist and Modern. Masterworks from The Phillips Collection not only brings together the work of modernism’s greatest masters, but demonstrates “that art is a universal language” meant to be shared and enjoyed by audiences everywhere.

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Scuderia del Quirinale - 5th March to 21st June

The Scuderie del Quirinale's next major exhibition, entitled Matisse. Arabesque, will be showcasing approximetaly 100 paintings, drawings and theatre costumes reflecting Henri Matisse's entire artistic career. Masterpieces from some of the most prestigious museums in Europe and America will be on display alongside a particularly important contribution from the Pushkin Museum in Moscow and the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, which boast two of richest and most significant collections of Matisse's work in the world.

The exhibition sets out to explore the intense appeal that the East, the Orient, held for a Westerner like Matisse, a revolutionary painter in 20th century art history who was independent of the main historical avant-garde movements. As distant from the perspective stringency of classicism as he was from the formal deconstruction of Cubism, Matisse proved capable of devising a new concept of space by seeking his inspiration in exotic models of ancient, fairy-tale beauty. This exhibition intends to demonstrate how the decorative motifs combined with the charm of the Orient became the primary raison d'être underlying the painter's radical exploration of painting. From the decorative forms of ancient and distant civilisations Matisse was to grasp the principles for depicting a new spatial environment, thus allowing him to transcend the intimistic painting of 19th century tradition.

Such absolute masterpieces as the Girl with a Persian Cap (1915–16; Jerusalem, Israel Museum), Zorah on the Terrace (1912; Moscow, Pushkin Museum), Moroccan in Green (1912; St. Petersburg, Hermitage); Periwinkles / Moroccan Garden (1912; New York, MoMA) and The Moorish Screen (1917–21; Philadelphia Museum of Art) illustrate Matisse's extraordinary ability to evoke worlds of ancient and fairy-tale beauty by inventing a painterly space inspired by the decorative traditions of North Africa and the Middle East; while such equally celebrated works as the Portrait of Yvonne Landsberg (1914; Philadelphia Museum of Art) or the Fruit Plate and Flowering Ivy in a Pot With a Rose (1941; Turin, Pinacoteca Agnelli) clearly show how the artist's gaze extended even as far as the more distant and mysterious cultures of central Africa and the Far East. Matisse's well-known interest in the world of textile and fabric decoration is explored through his work for the Ballets Russes, when he designed the costumes for the ballet Le Chant du Rossignol staged by Diaghilev's company to music by Stravinsky with the choreography of Massine in 1920.

Matisse. Arabesque is a complete and many-faceted retrospective showcasing masterpieces which, thanks to their combination with constant visual references to objects from exotic figurative cultures, will allow the visitor to experience the splendour and elegance of ancient worlds enhanced by the visionary, deep and astonishingly contemporary gaze of an artistic genius of the calibre of Henri Matisse.

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Exhibition in Rome

The Chiostro del Bramante from 20 September 2014 to 22 February 2015 hosts Escher, an exhibition sponsored and organized by Arthemisia Group and Dart - Chiosto del Bramante, curated by Marco Bussagli that presents the production of the engraver and graphic Dutch, from its inception to maturity.

With approximately 130 works from renowned museums, national institutions as well as from important private collections, the exhibition aims to emphasize how the artistic research of the Dutch genius is flowing from his astonished look on nature and how it developed from there a way of life and creativity aims to highlight the wonderful look that is hidden in the folds of reality, up to weave seemingly irreconcilable cultural universes.

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OM2Rome one of the 'best B&B' on Ciaotutti.nl

Ciaotutti.nl is the best Dutch blog about Italy. It reachs more than 30.000 followers each month. All of them love "Bel Paese" and OM2Rome has been choosen as one of the best B&B in Rome!

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The great Festival with the Opera stars and the stars of heaven

From June to September, if you're in Rome, crowned your stay with an Opera Concert! Some Example? Carmen, The Tokyo Ballet, Pëter Il’ič Čajkovskij's Swan Lake, Roberto Bolle and more!

At the link below you'll find the list of the Opera events. Make your stay unique!

Summer in Rome is a masterpiece...enjoy at OM2Rome!

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All have tennis, but Rome is only here!

The Internazionali BNL d’Italia features the best players at the Foro Italico in Rome as one of the three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 contested on clay, but the event is more than just tennis - it is a total entertainment experience. High fashion, fine food, fabulous shopping and celebrity musical performances have made it one of the most glamorous stops on the ATP World Tour. In 2013, Rafael Nadal won a record seventh singles title.

Don't miss the event and stay at OM2Rome!

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Spectacular event at Roman Imperial Fora for the 2000th annivarsary of the death of Augusto

From 21st of April to 21st of October, every evening, with the help of latest technology, visitors will be able to see the archaeological site as it was at the time of the Emperor. It is one of the scheduled events organized to celebrate the 2000th anniversary of the death of Augustus, died on August 19th of 14 AD. The show will be repeated every night from April 21st to October 21st 2014, from Monday to Sunday three times a day (at 9pm, 10pm and 11pm). Visitors, thanks to amazing technologies will see the "real" archeological as it was in the past. The voice of Piero Angela, translated into five languages other than Italian (English, French, Russian, Spanish, and Japanese), will explain the show and a lot of movies will show the real places as they appeared at the time of Augustus.

Don't miss this unique spectacle! OM2Rome is waiting for you!

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Rome's public transport launches new apps

Two new apps for commuters on Rome's public transport are being launched by the city's transport company ATAC and the capital's mobility agency, Muoversi a Roma. Using the free apps, commuters can discover the best route by public transport or by bicycle. The Tempi di attesa option on the Viaggia con ATAC app allows commuters to find out the waiting times of buses and locates the nearest bus stops, while it is also possible to charge metrebus cards and pay for parking. Selecting the Viabilità section on the Muoversi a Roma app, commuters can access the real-time traffic situation on 140 km of the city's major roads including bypasses and the Lungotevere. The News section covers road closures, street protests and strikes, while the ZTL section provides information on the city's limited traffic areas. To use the service select Cerca Percorso which identifies the quickest route (bus, metro, tram and on foot) to reach a specific point in the city. Using Trova Linea, just enter the bus or tram number to access all the information of the route and the time it will take for the transport to arrive. The Muoversi a Roma app can be downloaded for IOS (Apple), Android and Windows Phone 8, although for the moment the ATAC app is only available in Android.

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OM2Rome is waiting for you!

With traditions, masks, performances and lots of fun, Carnival is back to Rome. From 22nd February to 4th March 2014 masks, costumes, light games, festivities and lot of fun invade the center of Rome, to the great festival of Carnival that resurface in a modern way, those who were the carnival celebrations in Rome. For over a week via del Corso, Piazza del Popolo, Piazza di Spagna and Piazza Navona are transformed into open-air theaters with clowns, bizarre characters or famous masks as Arlecchino, Colombina and Pulcinella.

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Here to see all the Carnival parties