A heritage hotel is a piece of history, sites designated as a UNESCO world heritage place, typically given to buildings, mountains, islands or monuments. Some of these hotels used to be palaces or monuments of years ago that are now converted into modern accommodations. Victorian-era rooms have a distinct period look, with Old World furnishings.
Heritage Hotels
Airelles Gordes, La Bastide - Luxury In The Village Of Stone Walls And Terracotta Roof Tiles
'21oct11
Airelles Gordes  
La Bastide
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Recently renovated and romantically decorated, this country-house-style hotel located in the hilltop village of Gordes, in France, is unlike any other. Inside, guests will find gorgeous jewel-toned interiors (think: rubies and emeralds) with carved wood paneling and hand-painted beamed ceilings adorning the 40 rooms and suites. More than 4,000 artworks …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury
Location: Gordes  France  West Europe
Hotel Shattuck Plaza - San Francisco's First Luxury Hotel
'21oct2
Shattuck Plaza  
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Opened in 1910, Shattuck was San Francisco’s first luxury hotel. It was constructed of reinforced concrete in the mission style, which has come to epitomize San Francisco’s culture and heritage. Ever since, it has remained a hotel under different ownership and was subject to a multimillion-dollar refurbishment in 2007. Your …
Accommodation types: Design   Heritage
Location: Berkeley  USA  North America
Shack Up Inn - Great Place For Unpretentious Blues Lovers
'21jul22
Shack Up  
Inn
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Located in the Deep South at the Mississippi Delta, Shack Up Inn welcomes guests in restored sharecropper shacks. This unique place used to be one of the richest cotton-growing territories in the nation. Sharecroppers and tenant farmers living in hardship and poverty paved the way and blessed us with popular …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Music
Hotel Belvédère Rhonegletscher - The Iconic Building On The Furka Pass Road
'21may4
Hotel Belvédère  
Rhonegletscher
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The iconic Alpine hotel of the 19th-century has seen better days. Back in the early times, at the peak of its operation, tourists flocked to see Rhône Glacier's breathtaking. Hotel Belvédère is located on a majestic curvy mountain road. The Furka Pass is a road tripper's paradise in the high …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Mountain
RAAS Jodhpur - Boutique Hotel In The Blue City Of India
'20jun16
RAAS  
Jodhpur
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After staying at the RAAS Jodhpur, you may think RAAS stands for “Really Amazing Accommodations - Seriously!” after staying at the RAAS Jodhpur. Located in the northeastern quarter of India’s famous “Blue City”, the RAAS Jodhpur is a true treasure for all who stay. With 40 rooms and suites, guests …
Accommodation types: Fort   Heritage   Luxury
Location: Jodhpur  India  South Asia
The Taj Mahal Palace Mumbai - India's First Harbor Landmark
'20feb24
The Taj Mahal Palace  
Mumbai
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Who wouldn’t want to be able to say they’ve stayed at The Taj Mahal? While this may not be the world-famous Taj, it sure cuts close to the real deal. Nearby the Arabian Sea, this exquisite hotel is just a short walk from the Gateway of India. Italian marble floors …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury   Palace
Location: Mumbai  India  South Asia
Ballyfin Demesne - Stepping Back In A Luxurious Past
'20feb5
Ballyfin  
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Ranked the number one hotel in the world by Conde Nast Traveler in 2016, the Ballyfin is set in a gorgeous 20-room Georgian home, about an hour and a half north of Dublin. From the stunning four-poster canopy beds and 80-foot library to the richly textured wallpapers and gilded mirrors, …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury
The Witchery By The Castle - Historic, Gothic-Inspired Pleasure Palace
'19dec12
The Witchery  
by the Castle
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Hidden in the heart of Edinburgh’s historic Old Town lies The Witchery, located at the top of Scotland’s famous Royal Mile. The original, carved door lintel of this restored 16th-century tenement in Boswell's Court can just be made out with the motto, "O Lord in thee is all my traist, …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury
Tai O Heritage Hotel - Discovering Authentic Hong Kong On Lantau Island
'19jun26
Tai O  
Heritage Hotel
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Most tourists leave Hong Kong with an impression of a fascinating but overcrowded and hectic metropolis. While this is true of some districts — Mong Kok is one of the most densely populated places in the world, for example — that’s just one side of the city. Venture a little …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Tulou Fuyulou Changdi Inn - The "Earth Building"
'18dec17
Tulou Fuyulou  
Changdi Inn
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Located in China’s Yongding County, the Tulou Fuyulou Changdi Inn is known as an “earth building.” The Hakka people built China's tulou, a Han subgroup that ventured into southern China about 2,000 years ago. Between the 12th and 20th centuries, these communal earthen buildings housed large families, providing protection from …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Location: Yongding  China  East Asia
Crowne Plaza Hotel Indianapolis Downtown - Historic Union Station Hotel With Train Car Rooms
'18nov30
Indianapolis Downtown  
Crowne Plaza Hotel
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Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the Crowne Plaza at Historic Union Station is housed within America’s first “union station” in Indianapolis. Offering 273 guest rooms, the most popular feature of this unique hotel is the 26 authentic Pullman train car rooms. Still set on their original tracks, …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Train
Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles - Historic High-Rise With A 1,600-Seat Theater Inside
'18aug21
Ace Hotel Downtown  
Los Angeles
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The historic United Artists Building, designed by Mary Pickford, was constructed as a film studio in the center of L.A. back in 1927. It was the tallest building in the city for one year after its completion. The building stands as a shining monument to the American artistic spirit and …
Accommodation types: Design   Heritage
Hotel Parador De Ronda - Perched On A Cliff
'18jul12
Parador  
de Ronda
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Perched on a cliff in the former town hall building, this incredible hotel is a worthy destination in itself. Located in mountainous Ronda, in the south of Spain, Hotel Parador offers unparalleled views of the Tagus River and the 120-meter deep ravine, El Tajo. The stunning landscapes make the outdoor …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Location: Ronda  Spain  West Europe
Fondazione Curzùtt-San Barnard Hostel - Middle Ages Village With A Hostel
'18apr26
Hostel  
Curzútt
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Situated near Bellinzona, Switzerland, the Fondazione Curzùtt-San Barnard hostel is surrounded by natural beauty near the Swiss and Italian border. The rural areas of Ticino have a rich and interesting history that is often overshadowed by the larger urban centers in the region. Still, those who make the trek to …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Hostel
The Sylvia Hotel - Colorful Beachside Accommodation In Vancouver
'18feb5
The Sylvia  
Hotel
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The Sylvia Hotel is located on the English bay in Vancouver and is the only beachside property in the whole city. With its brick and terra-cotta facade, this landmark building in the West End has been swarmed by the Virginia creeper, giving it a unique and cozy look. This heritage …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Fontevraud L'Hôtel - Contemporary Hotel At The Fontevraud Abbey
'17nov22
Fontevraud  
L'Hôtel
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Located in Anjou, France, the Fontevraud L'Hotel is fit for royalty. In fact, it’s set in the heart of the Royal Abbey and holds many, many years of history. France’s Loire Valley is actually a UNESCO world heritage site. For architecture buffs, staying at the Fontevraud is a dream come …
Accommodation types: Church   Design   Heritage
The Raj Palace Jaipur - 16th-Century Maharaja Palace In Jaipur
'17aug24
Raj Palace  
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Most people imagine rich golds, deep reds, and chandeliers everywhere when thinking of opulence and royalty. Imagine a hotel – no, a palace really – that offers this kind of luxury. It exists! The Raj Palace is a 16th-century Maharaja palace located in Jaipur, India, and fit for royalty. In …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
McMenamins Crystal Hotel - Entertain Me!
'16sep1
McMenamins  
Crystal Hotel
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The last century of songs and performances at the Crystal Ballroom have provided the inspiration for each of the 51 exquisite suites available at the McMenamins Crystal Hotel. Each suite is characterized by richly hued walls, black velvet drapery, colorful panels and headboards as accents, and animal print upholstery to …
Accommodation types: Art   Design   Heritage
Location: Portland  USA  North America
The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery - Artsy Boutique Hotel In A Restored Warehouse In New Orleans
'16aug1
The Old  
No. 77
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Set in a restored 19th-century warehouse just three blocks from the French Quarter, the Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery is a boutique hotel in the New Orleans art district, perfect for art enthusiasts and cultural explorers. The lobby, once a warehouse that served the Port of New Orleans with …
Accommodation types: Design   Heritage
Alton Station Staffordshire - Converted Railway Station Hotel
'16mar18
Alton Station  
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All aboard! No longer a working railway, Alton Station provides a unique chance for guests to conduct their own adventures in a whimsical setting. Originally built in 1849, Alton Station differs from other stations along the North Staffordshire Railway (NSR) in its Italianate style (most were Tudor or Jacobean). Refurbished …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Train