Opulent 1930s Italian bank transformed to luxury hotel with Arabian spa

by Jane Kitchen | 20 Mar 2018

Italy-based spa consultants Wellness & Spa Solutions have helped to transform the spa at the Aleph Rome Hotel, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, from an opulent 1930s bank building into an Arabian-style spa.

The Aleph Spa is located in the basement and includes a thermal whirlpool, Finnish sauna, emotional showers, a heated indoor pool, massage cabins and an elegantly gilded hammam with marble mosaics.

A contemporary gym with Technogym machines is housed in the original bank vault, with the massive armoured door from the 1930s still in its original place.

The hotel itself was renovated by the Italian architect Roberto Romano, who transformed the Cassa di Risparmio central bank headquarters into an 88-bedroom luxury hotel. The lobby features original Cipollino marble – first imported from Greece to Rome in ancient times – as well as a backlit onyx panel with cascading water.

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Italy-based spa consultants Wellness & Spa Solutions have helped to transform the spa at the Aleph Rome Hotel, part of the Curio Collection by Hilton, from an opulent 1930s bank building into an Arabian-style spa. The Aleph Spa is located in the basement and includes a thermal whirlpool, Finnish sauna, emotional showers, a heated indoor pool, massage cabins and an elegantly gilded hammam with marble mosaics. A contemporary gym with
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