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
La Scuola  
Guesthouse
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La Scuola Guesthouse is the culmination of the owners’ dream to create bed and breakfast in the heart of the Asiago Plateau. The former schoolhouse has been transformed into charming accommodations for guests seeking to experience the spectacular scenery, rich history, and romance of the region. Perfectly situated between the …
Accommodation types: Nature
Location: Lusiana  Italy  West Europe
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Brunelleschi
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The Hotel Brunelleschi is another magnificent option for accommodations in Florence, Italy. The hotel is a restored Byzantine tower (the Torre La Pagliazza, a former prison) and Medieval Church with a scenic view of the legendary Florence Cathedral. The hotel prides itself on its ability to provide excellence in service …
Accommodation types: Church   Design   Luxury   Tower
Location: Florence  Italy  West Europe
Palazzo  
Matteotti
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Oh, Italia! The Hotel Boscolo Milano nestled in the city of Milan is the perfect blend of modernity and luxury. The hotel is bathed in natural light because of the massive windows facing the Corso Matteotti. The Boscolo Milano is perfectly situated for easy access to all the biggest and …
Accommodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: Milan  Italy  West Europe
Vivere  
Suites & Rooms
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Surrounded by brawny mountains a mere stone's throw from Lake Garda – the largest lake in Italy and a popular holiday destination – Vivere Arco allows you to choose from a number of suites with kitchenettes, their own private entrance and access to the veranda which overlooks the swimming pool. …
Accommodation types: Design
White Deer  
Mountain Lodge
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This 16th Century farmhouse is situated in the region of South Tyrol and is owned by a couple big in the fashion industry so you can expect things to be elegant. The amazing renovation includes underfloor heating, selected antiques, and artworks. The seams of history are preserved in the design …
Accommodation types: Mountain   Nature   Traditional
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Basiliani
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Hotel Basiliani shows you the best of Italian comfort, with a distinctly modern edge. The hotel features cutting-edge new architecture, stylish minimalism with amazing outdoor views. Up to 4 people can stay in each room, and some rooms are caved, while others are lofts. Bathrooms have showers and tubs and …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Matera  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Metropole  
Venice
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This is one of the most culturally rich hotels ever. Built in the 15th-century during the renaissance, over the centuries this building has hosted Vivaldi, Proust, and Sigmund Freud. Recent renovations have turned it into an award-winning hotel with a Michelin-starred restaurant. Take a chill pill in the Citrus Garden, …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Venice  Italy  West Europe
Miramonti  
Boutique Hotel
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Classic Bond film, The Spy Who Loved Me was filmed in this dramatic location among the crag-gazed Dolomite mountains. The Miramonti Boutique Hotel has walls of glass that capture the snow-sweeped mountain views and lets you spot the town of Merano far below. The hotel is near historical buildings, a …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Mountain   Movie
Location: Merano  Italy  West Europe
Eremito  
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Eremito has been called a traveler’s “soulful experience”, one that intentionally downplays modern luxury and instead spoils you with a peaceful and unique atmosphere. Visitors can expect monastery-like settings, with fixtures inspired by old monastic cells. It’s austere and yet highly meditative. Total peace awaits you, with no modern urban …
Accommodation types: Eco-Friendly   Nature   Traditional
Location: Parrano  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Greif  
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This 500-year-old building was once owned by aristocratic families but it is now a designer hotel. A huge renovation project took place in 1993 when the Viennese architect Boris Podrecca managed the feat of creating a modern hotel encompassing four old houses. Today, each of the 33 rooms has been …
Accommodation types: Design
Location: Bolzano  Italy  West Europe
Casa Brenna  
Tosatto
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This early 20th Century mansion has a prestigious location and a grand history. Built by architect and painter, Mario Tosatto, the house has been passed down generations of his family all of whom have dedicated the space to the pursuit of art. And what a fine location for a worthy …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Lenno  Italy  West Europe
Sextantio  
Le Grotte
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Located in the ancient city of Matera in Italy, this unique hotel is built into caves that once housed our ancient ancestors. Populated for 9000 years the town was officially founded by the Romans in the third century BC. It has been consistently inhabited since and the caves were used …
Accommodation types: Cave
Location: Matera  Italy  West Europe
Siena  
House
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Set on a small hill with views of rolling fields, surrounded by working farms in a fertile valley, Siena House is a quiet retreat in one of the most sought-after areas of Tuscany. Built in the ‘Leopoldina’ style in the 19th Century, the exterior is a gorgeous redbrick farmhouse while …
Accommodation types: Nature
Sarah Cruise  
Venezia
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A luxury 26ft cruise boat that will take you to Venice and Croatia. Breakfast is served on board and you can eat dinner in their luxury on-board restaurant. The top deck is equipped with sun loungers and there is a covered bar and lounge to sit in. Below deck, there …
Accommodation types: Boat
Location: Venice  Italy  West Europe
Masseria  
Cervarolo
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Located in a handful of 16th Century farm buildings perched on a hillock overlooking a fertile plain, this hotel was a working farm for centuries. You can stay in the peculiar “trulli” houses that were the preferred residencies of farm laborers. They are dry-stone conical huts with thatched roofs easily …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Ostuni  Italy  West Europe
Hotel Caruso  
Amalfi Coast
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This original 11th Century palace became the "Pensione Belvedere" hotel in 1893 and, over the years, attracted luminaries such as Jackie Onassis and Virginia Wolf. Currently managed by the luxury hotel group, Belmond, the palace’s present incarnation boasts a cliff-hugging infinity pool that allows you to swim in the fresh …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Ravello  Italy  West Europe
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Caesar Augustus
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Set on a cliff-top 1000 feet above the sea this hotel offers commanding views of the Bay of Naples and rich history. Once home to an exiled Russian Prince this stunning property is set in scenery that includes Mount Vesuvius and Sorrento Ischia. Choose a suite with unparalleled sea views, …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Anacapri  Italy  West Europe
Masseria  
San Domenico
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Masseria San Domenico was once a watchtower used to defend this outpost of Christendom against the supposedly heathen Turks. Now, this former bastion of brutality stands at the heart of a fabulous modern resort. There are two restaurants, The San Domenico serves local cuisine under vaulted ceilings that once housed …
Accommodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Fasano  Italy  West Europe
Il San Pietro  
di Positano
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This hotel is hewn out of the very living rock on the Amalfi coastline. Want to go to the beach? Then take the lift through the rock to the sand below. Your vine-hugged balcony has some of the finest views you will ever see - from the sea to Positano. …
Accommodation types: Luxury
Location: Positano  Italy  West Europe
Atelier  
Sul Mare
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No-one goes to galleries to view art these days. In fact, everyone who takes art and design seriously knows that to truly appreciate art you have to live with it. But even if we can afford the best art, we can only choose to live with a few select pieces. …
Accommodation types: Art   Beach