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The 101st GIRO D’ITALIA 2018

Two or three nights in Rome for the final stage

 

25th to 28th May 2018

 

The 101st edition of the Giro d’Italia has its spectacular final in Rome with a circular stage that starts and finishes in Rome.  A classic and historic finale in the capital city of Italy which takes in all of Rome’s famous landmarks.
Our hotel is in the heart of Rome, within easy access of all the action. You have the choice to book 2 or 3 nights at the hotel and a great addition to your weekend away will be booking some fantastic Giro d’Italia hospitality.

The 101st Giro d’Italia:
Rome city centre 4 star hotel accommodation for your choice of duration of 2 or 3 nights. The hotel is ideal to be booked with an official Giro d ’Italia VIP hospitality experience at the finish in Rome.

We are very pleased to offer the excellent Hotel Kolbe for your stay in Rome during the final weekend of the Giro d’Italia. The Kolbe Hotel Rome is a luxury 4 star hotel offering high quality rooms and suites decorated and furnished in a modern style that blends with the ancient backdrop of the Roman Forum behind it. This marriage of ancient and modern is the perfect way for the modern traveler to experience Rome and the hotel facilities of restaurant, bar and orange garden, together with meeting rooms, banqueting and wedding facilities, make it the perfect venue for every function.

All major tourist attractions are within walking distance. The Roman Forum is literally across the street, while the Circus Maximus, the Coliseum and Piazza Venezia are only a short walk from the hotel. The subway station “Circo Massimo” is within easy reach (800 meters). The easy access to the metro, assures that you can get to all of the city’s main tourist attractions within minutes.

The Giro d’Italia will have its 101st edition in 2018 and the finish takes place in Rome. The race will include sprint stages, medium mountain stages, high mountain stages and ITT’s, from the roads of Jerusalem to Vatican city in Rome. This official Giro d’Italia weekend trip gives cycling fans a chance to get a real taste of Giro d’Italia action.

The Hotel:

★★★★ Hotel Kolbe Rome:
We are very pleased to offer the excellent Hotel Kolbe for your stay in Rome during the final weekend of the Giro d’Italia. The Kolbe Hotel Rome is a luxury 4 star hotel offering high quality rooms and suites decorated and furnished in a modern style that blends with the ancient backdrop of the Roman Forum behind it.
This marriage of ancient and modern is the perfect way for the modern traveler to experience Rome and the hotel facilities of restaurant, bar and orange garden, together with meeting rooms, banqueting and wedding facilities, make it the perfect venue for every function.

BIKE STORAGE:
The use of our secure bike storage is included at the hotel Kolbe. As space is at a premium in Rome, this is a rare facility at hotel in Rome city centre.

GETTING AROUND:
All major tourist attractions are within walking distance. The Roman Forum is literally across the street, while the Circus Maximus, the Coliseum and Piazza Venezia are only a short walk from the hotel. The subway station “Circo Massimo” is within easy reach (800 meters). The easy access to the metro, assures that you can get to all of the city’s main tourist attractions within minutes.

With all the major sites of historic interest at only a short walk away, the Kolbe Hotel Rome will make you feel not only surrounded by but truly immersed into the magnificence of ancient Rome. The building is located in an evocative and prestigious area, right in the heart of ancient Rome and next to the city’s river, the Tiber. All around, you can see the remains of the great Roman civilisation such as the Roman Forum and the Circus Maximus – both only a few metres away.

Continue your walk to the Coliseum and Piazza Venezia and finish your wander through the past slipping your hand into the mouth of the “Bocca della Verità” the “mouth of Truth” is found inside the gorgeous church of S. Maria in Cosmedin.

Take a look at our Location page for more detailed information.

ROOM FEATURES:

  • Occupancy: 1 or 2 people
  • Room size: 20 sqm
  • En suite bathroom with Jacuzzi bathtub or shower
  • Flat screen HDTV with international channels
  • Double-glazed windows

INCLUDED SERVICES:

  • Wi-Fi: full complimentary
  • American breakfast: included
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

AMENITIES:

  • Garden Restaurant “Al Palatino”
  • Bar & Lounge Area
  • Panoramic Terrace
  • Internal courtyard garden
  • “Smart Corner”: internet & working station
  • Luggage storage

Read through the hotel’s brochure here.

Day-to-day itinerary for the Giro d’Italia Final Weekend:

Friday May 25th, Saturday May 26, 2018:
Arrive at your leisure today in Rome. Please make your own way directly to the hotel tonight; the Hotel Kolbe located across from the Roman Forum with the Circus Maximus, the Coliseum and Piazza Venezia at a short walk from the hotel. The subway station “Circo Massimo” is nearby so you are within easy reach of anywhere in the city centre. Your stay here will be on a bed and breakfast basis

Sunday May 27th, 2018 – Stage 21 – Rome to Rome:

Today’s stage:
The final stage of the Giro is a circular stage with start and finish in Rome. Riders will complete 10 laps of an 11.8km circuit, starting on finishing on the Via dei Fori Imperiali with the Colosseum as a backdrop.

Our itinerary:
Our hotel is conveniently located in the city centre, a short walk from the start and finish on the Via dei Fori Imperiali. You can finish the Giro in style with one of the VIP Hospitality options below, or join the passionate Italian crowds lining the streets.

VIP and Hospitality options:

START PASS PUCCINI ROME Hospitality – £100:
When you arrive in the start stage town, the Giro Club staff will welcome you. You will receive a day pass which gives you access to the hospitality tent allowing  you to enjoy the festivities of the start area, within an enclosed area. Here you will have access to finger foods and tea/coffee and soft drinks. You will have an accreditation pass that will let you come and go as you please, and be up close to the riders and experience the exciting pre-race atmosphere.

START PASS MICHELANGELO ROME TOP Hospitality – £145:
This is the top level Hospitality that is available at the start area. Within your enclosed hospitality zone, you will have access to a better level of catering than the normal START PASS and also the location is closer to the signing on podium. This is also where the local VIP guests will watch the start from. When you arrive in the start stage town, the Giro Club staff will welcome you. You will receive a day pass which gives you access to The START PASS TOP hospitality tent allowing you to enjoy the festivities of the start area, within an enclosed area. Here you will have access to finger foods and tea/coffee and soft drinks. You will have an accreditation pass that will let you come and go as you please, and be up close to the riders and experience the exciting pre-race atmosphere.

ARRIVAL PASS Dante Rome Finish Hospitality – £235:
Guests of the ‘ARRIVAL PASS’ hospitality area, can arrive at the finish a little before the cyclists, and will have access to the hospitality tent. Being in a hospitality area on the finishing straight is a great way to cheer on your favourite riders without having to push through the crowds of the general public. Viewing of the race is from the hospitality zone, standing area. The hospitality area is located on the finishing straight and will offer snack bar/coffee and drinks service. Every guest will also receive the exclusive VIP gift of Giro d’Italia.

ARRIVAL PASS LEONARDO ROME TOP Finish Hospitality – £375:
Guests of Giro Club will arrive at the finish a little before the cyclists, and will have access to the Giro Club Truck, reserved for the top stars and located in a privileged area near the finish line. The Truck will offer snack/coffee bar service, and TV screens will broadcast the final kilometres of the race until the riders come into view. Every guest will also receive the exclusive VIP gift of Giro d’Italia.

ARRIVAL PASS LOUNGE – HOSPITALITY TENT NEAR ROME FINISH – £330:
Only available in Milan for the grand finale of the 100th Giro d’Italia, celebrate in style in the hospitality lounge, in prime position on the finishing straight. The race action is broadcast live inside the lounge on TV screens, and your pass allows you to move between the lounge and the final stretch of the course. Guests have access to a non-stop buffet serving a variety of appetisers, pasta dishes, main course and desserts as well as an open bar.

Rome Drive Experience – £1030 per person:
This is a fantastic opportunity to have a full day experience of the Giro d’Italia, from Start Zone through to Finish-line. You will be met on arrival at the Start Zone and have Hospitality Area access, before being introduced to your driver for the day who will show you to your VIP car for the day. You will follow the days stage and enjoy a box lunch en-route. At the finish line you will have access to the Giro Club hospitality with open bar and finger food catering.

Drive Experience includes :

  • Welcome by Giro Club staff Assignment of daily pass
  • Access to the Hospitality Area at Start with a brunch buffet with wide selection
  • VIP car on race
  • Packed lunch
  • Access to the Giro Club Hospitality at finish line with non-stop open bar and finger-food catering
  • Race broadcast live on plasma TV screens
  • Giro d’Italia gift
  • Shuttle service to the start city (on request)
  • Maximum of 3 guests per car

Monday May 28th, 2018 – Departure day Rome:
After breakfast time to check-out and begin your onwards journey.

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3 nights – Friday, Saturday, Sunday night:
£429 per person based on 2 people sharing a double or twin room
£179 per person based on single occupancy of a room

2 nights – Saturday and Sunday night:
£289 per person based on 2 people sharing a double or twin room
£119 per person based on single occupancy of a room

What’s Included:

  • A safe pair of hands – More information
  • 2 or 3 nights at 4* hotel Kolbe in Rome City Centre
  • Daily breakfasts
  • All hotel taxes
  • The services of our representatives

Also available:

  • Travel insurance (Very important) – please visit our insurance page
  • Rome finish hospitality – Click on the READ MORE for more information

HOW TO BOOK:
Click on the green button below.
At time of booking we require a non-refundable deposit per person plus any applicable entry fee. The balance of your travel package must be paid, at the latest, 12 weeks before departure to avoid the cancellation of your trip.

Please see here for our full booking conditions.

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Important Information:

Sports Travel – Keeping safe:
For some tips on how to stay safe whilst you travel, please have a look here

Single travellers and twin to share:
We welcome single travellers on our tours and holidays as it is a great way to join a like-minded group of people and you will make lots of new friends. If you would like to join our group as a single traveller we can offer you two options. A single room or if you want to avoid the single supplement then you can make use of our ‘twin to share’ option. We will pair you up with another rider (of the same sex) and you can enjoy the event without having to pay extra.

General, visa, passport and health information:
For passport and visa information, please check the relevant section on this page: https://www.gov.uk/browse/citizenship/passports. General Travel and health Information for your destination is available on the FCO website. Click here for the latest travel advice for Italy, and click here for useful ‘know before you go’ information also from the FCO. Please note that this information relates to UK passport holders only and that other nationalities should refer to their own authorities for this information.

Travel Insurance:
For details of specialist sports travel insurance for our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy covers you to participate in running events. There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.

 

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