Discover and dream your way through our selection of stunning unusual and exciting hotels in locations all over the world revealed in High Definition.
Italy, West Europe Hotels
Anda Venice  
Hostel
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Venice has been facing major challenges in recent times. The city is gradually sinking, and some estimates put its final farewell to 2100. No wonder tourists have started flocking to see "the city of canals" in ever larger numbers. As a consequence, the little territory of Venice started to be …
Accommodation types: Hostel   Industrial
Location: Venice  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Chalet  
Mirabell
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The South Tyrolean, family-run Hotel Chalet Mirabell offers alpine luxury above the picturesque town of Merano. The charming Italian location is famous for its spas and art nouveau buildings. The hotel's 64,600 ft² (6,000 m²) SPA & Relax zone features the longest heated natural swimming pond in South Tyrol. But …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Spa
Location: Avelengo  Italy  West Europe
Chalet Al Foss  
Alp Resort
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In a sunny and quiet spot at the gates of Vermiglio, an imposing mountain chalet rises. Chalet Al Foss Alp Resort's sun-soaked and mountainous surrounding is bursting with greenery in summer and buried under the beauty of a blanket of snow in winter. During ski season, a free bus will …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain
Location: Vermiglio  Italy  West Europe
San Luis  
Retreat
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South Tyrol's contrasting region of the gorgeous Mediterranean landscape and Alpine peaks is home to an exceptional resort built around a 5,800 sqm (62,431 sqft) lake. The property sits on a 40 hectares alpine park overlooking pine forests and mountain peaks. San Luis's greatest asset is its natural environment, and …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Nature   Spa
Location: Hafling  Italy  West Europe
Galleria Vik  
Milano
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Milan's central landmark, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, opened its doors to the public in 1877. Italy's oldest active shopping gallery with its iconic iron-and-glass roof is an architectural masterpiece designed by Giuseppe Mengoni. In 2007 they decided to open a luxury hotel, initially named TownHouse Galleria. Today, it's called the …
Accommodation types: Art   Design
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Cala  
Di Volpe
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The scenic Cala di Volpe bay is located in the north of Sardinia. It's part of the Costa Smeralda, AKA Emerald Coast, famous for its white-sand beaches, exclusive hotels, and ability to attract celebrities and other affluent visitors. The place is so special that The Spy Who Loved Me, a …
Accommodation types: Beach   Design   Luxury   Movie
NH Milano  
Palazzo Moscova
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This neoclassical railway station was opened in 1840 and with trains running from Milan to Monza, the second oldest route in Italy. Today, it has been redesigned into a hotel by a top brand hotel brand, NH. When these fashionistas designed the rooms, they were thinking more of dreams than …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
Villa Crespi  
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Neo-Moorish is an exotic architectural style that reached its peak popularity in the mid-19th-century. It took elements and inspiration from Islamic art. There are only a handful of examples of such buildings in Europe. One of them is Villa Crespi, which lies near Lake Orta's shores, in the scenic Italian …
Accommodation types: Chateau   Luxury
La Minervetta  
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Sorrento, the charming cliff-side town on the famous Amalfi Coast, features beautiful architecture. It's the last stop on the Circumvesuviana rail line running from Naples, only taking an hour to reach your destination. Sorrento is renowned for its gorgeous handicrafts such as ceramics, lace, and woodwork. Maison La Minervetta embraces …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Sorrento  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Villa Ducale  
Taormina
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Taormina is a charming medieval hilltop town on the east coast of Sicily. Hotel Villa Ducale sits right above the old town blessed with exceptional panorama on Mount Etna and the Strait of Messina. In the right weather condition, you can see as far as the ancient port city, Catania. …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Taormina  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Danieli  
Venice
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The legendary Venetian hotel was built at the end of the 14th-century by the Dandolos, a noble family of the era. It adjoins several other buildings constructed in the 14th and 15th centuries. Remarkable features like the pink facade with marble sills, white turrets, and balconies with pointed arches make …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Venice  Italy  West Europe
Alpin Panorama  
Hotel Hubertus
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See, they have made a mistake here. We were fooled to believe 5-star means a plush bed, a list of in-room amenities, and a basic spa. Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus received a 4-star rating, and that keeps us hanging in disbelief more than their suspended pool. The alpine building is …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Spa
Location: Valdaora  Italy  West Europe
Hotellerie De  
Mascognaz
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No, you haven’t dropped into an illustration of a fairytale... This is real life! This is the Hotellerie de Mascognaz, located in Champoluc, Italy. Book one of the seven chalets and live in a dream-like setting for a few days, or perhaps a few weeks if your wallet doesn’t mind! …
Accommodation types: Mountain
Location: Champoluc  Italy  West Europe
Borgo Egnazia  
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Located in Puglia, Italy, this place is simply gorgeous. Divided into three "sections", Borgo Egnazia looks more like a small village than a hotel; “La Corte” is the main building, and then there’s the “Borgo” (the Village) and 28 outlying villas, which each include a private pool of their own. …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Belmond Castello  
di Casole
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Located in Tuscany, the Belmond Castello di Casole offers guests the rare opportunity to enjoy the comforts of a restored Italian castle in the Italian countryside. The castle dates back to the end of the 10th century when it was originally built and named ‘Querceto Villa‘. With 39 suites, ranging …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Villa
The Monastero  
Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa
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Set in a restored 17th-century Italian monastery property, this breathtaking clifftop hotel is flourished with four levels of gardens, lush landscaping, lounge chairs, and stunning views of the Amalfi Coast. Each of the 20 rooms and suites has been individually designed with furniture hand-picked by the owner, Bianca, throughout her …
Accommodation types: Church   Luxury   Spa
Hotel Lungarno  
Florence
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Set on the river near the Ponte Vecchio, this upscale hotel in Florence, Italy, is just a short distance from the Giardino Di Boboli and the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum at the Palazzo Spini Feroni. The 59 rooms and 14 suites in Hotel Lungarno are softened by the beautiful light and …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Florence  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Principe  
di Savoia
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Located in Milan’s city center, the Hotel Principe di Savoia is flawlessly elegant and has been home to many international travelers since the 1920s. Rooms are lavishly decorated with rich gold tones and deep red, purple and blue accents. The hotel has long become one of Milan's Landmarks and was …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
Su Gologone  
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Hotel Su Gologone is located in the Barbagia region of Sardinia, an area that is both rugged and refined. Engulfed by the local flora, the red geraniums and prickly pears are the perfect backdrops against which the hotel contrasts its theme of culture, art, and tradition. The hotel embodies the …
Accommodation types: Design   Nature   Villa
Location: Oliena  Italy  West Europe
Schutzhütte  
Schöne Aussicht
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Schöne Aussicht or Bella Vista (“beautiful view” in English) are not just empty names. The views from this mountain refuge are truly stunning and completely wild. Located in Val Senales in South Tyrol, the hotel is surrounded by nothing but glaciers and mountain peaks. Of course, it’s not that easy …
Accommodation types: Mountain