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
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
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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  
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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
Oxford University  
Bed and Breakfast
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No matter your age, you can feel like you’re in university again by staying in an Oxford University room. With no exams to worry about, you’ll find these self-catered/bed and breakfast rooms to be centrally located with year-round availability. However, you may be keen to book in advance as rooms …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Hotel  
Chelsea
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The Hotel Chelsea, or more simply the Chelsea, is a historic landmark of New York City that has been home to scores of notable literary and film stars over the years. Finished in 1885, this 250 unit hotel was recognized on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. This …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Movie
Location: New York  USA  North America
The Verandah  
in the Forest
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Located at the Matheran Hill Station around 90km from Mumbai, The Verandah in the Forest is a 19th Century colonial bungalow originally built by an Englishman who no-doubt sported the Nietzsche-style mustache in vogue at the time. Overman or not you will find the surroundings delightful and the location, high …
Accommodation types: Heritage
Location: Matheran  India  South Asia
Appleton  
Water Tower
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This perfect example of Victorian engineering has been well preserved since it was built in 1871. Back in the 19th Century, the Prince of Wales got sick with Typhoid from drinking unclean water so the tower was commissioned to serve the Royal Sandringham Estate with clean water. The 60-foot tower …
Accommodation types: Heritage   Tower