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Historic Hotels in the Mediterranean Coast
For centuries, the Mediterranean Basin has been one of the cradles of development for human civilization. Discover the region’s immense collection of Greco-Roman structures that extend from the French Riviera to the Greek Archipelago. Places like the Acropolis, the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Arles Amphitheatre, and the Villa Romana del Casale all display the iconic and varied architecture found in the Mediterranean region. Come see the towering domes and spires of Istanbul’s famous Hagia Sophia. Travel south to gaze upon the Great Pyramids of Giza, as well as the neighboring Great Sphinx. Witness the medieval structures located throughout Spain and Portugal like the Castelo dos Mouros, Puerta del Sol, Castelo de São Jorge, Igreja do Carmo, Plaza Mayor, and Castillo de Ibiza.
Historic Hotels in the Mediterranean Coast
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As Janelas Verdes
Located adjacent to the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (National Museum of Ancient Art), As Janelas Verdes is a historic boutique hotel in the heart of Lisbon, Portugal. With its story book garden and rooftop library, this 18th-century mansion emits a romantic and welcoming feeling.
Heritage Avenida Liberdade
Located on Lisbon’s main thoroughfare, Heritage Avenida Liberdade seamlessly bridges the gap between history and contemporary comfort.
Hotel Britania Art Deco
The only surviving original Art Deco hotel in Lisbon, Hotel Britania Art Deco evocatively celebrates its rich history. It’s located on a quiet street, right alongside the exclusive Avenida da Liberdade.
Hotel Lisboa Plaza
Situated alongside one of the most exclusive shopping boulevards in Europe, Hotel Lisboa Plaza is a place of tradition amid the hustle and bustle of Lisbon that reflects the nostalgic energy of the city during the 1950s.
Solar do Castelo
Set within the walls of São Jorge Castle in an 18th-century mansion, Solar Do Castelo is a royal refuge in the heart of Lisbon.
Grand Hotel des Sablettes Plage, Curio Collection by Hilton
La Seyne-sur-Mer, France
With its white façade echoing the azure blue of the sea, the Grand Hotel des Sablettes Plage, Curio Collection by Hilton, is a veritable balcony on the Mediterranean that offers a journey back into history. Built on the fortune of Marius Michel, Comte de Pierredon, Chevalier of the légion d'honneur, and Pacha of the Ottoman Empire, the Grand Hotel des Sablettes Plage played host to the prosperity of France's golden age, the Belle Époque, and survived two world wars.
Domus Renier Boutique Hotel
Domus Renier Boutique Hotel is a small yet impressive luxury boutique hotel in Chania, Crete. It consists of nine guestrooms and suites, all different from one another, and most with sea view of Chania Harbor and the Egyptian Lighthouse.
Antica Dimora Suites
Originally built in the early 19th century, Antica Dimora Suites is a beautifully-restored destination situated on the picturesque Greek island of Crete. Boasting architectural integrity and historic charm, the hotel is located in the heart of old town Rethymno, near exciting cultural sights, refined Mediterranean dining, and beautiful sandy beaches.
Palazzo Caracciolo Napoli - MGallery by Sofitel
The history of the Hotel Palazzo Caracciolo Napoli – MGallery by Sofitel has its roots in the Neapolitan aristocracy. The hotel draws its name from the Caracciolo di Santo Buono, who were a powerful family who played a central role in the history of southern Italy, especially the Kingdoms of Naples and Sicily.
Aleph Rome Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton
With personalized service for a tailor-made experience, stay at Aleph Rome Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton for its unique and luxurious accommodations. This historic hotel opened in 1930 as the Central Institute of Savings Bank. The bank was closed in the 1990s and it reopened as a hotel in 2003.
D.O.M Hotel offers luxurious accommodations on Rome's historic Via Guilia.
Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese
The luxurious Sofitel Rome Villa Borghese takes its name from the neighboring Villa Borghese Pinciana, a beautiful, Renaissance-Era palace where the prominent Borghese family once resided for centuries.
Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
On the banks of Giudecca Island resides Hiltons Molino Stucky Venice hotel, an iconic building that has defined the Venetian landscape for more than a century. The pinnacle of industrialist Giovanny Stucky’s commercial empire, the Molino Stucky originally functioned as one of Europe’s largest mills from the 1880s until the 1950s.
Hotel Papadopoli Venezia - MGallery by Sofitel
A part of Sofitel’s celebrated MGallery Collection, the Hotel Papadopoli Venezia is a lovely romantic getaway hidden within the heart of Venice. Romance is part of the hotel’s very essence.
Hotel Villa Cipriani
Nestled in "the City of a Hundred Horizons," Hotel Villa Cipriani is the ideal spot for travelers seeking an enchanting Northeast Italian destination, surrounded by a beautiful landscape with endless views.
Bernini Palace Hotel
The Bernini Palace Hotel dates back to 1500 when it started out as a castle. Guests can take in the rich history of the building and of Florence from the comfort and elegance of the plush guestrooms with modern amenities.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo
Lake Como, Tremezzo, Italy
Immersed in the beauty of Lake Como offering a spectacular view of the glorious ancient town of Bellagio, and the surrounding Alps, the century old Grand Hotel Tremezzo is a treasured example of the finest authentic Italian-liberty Art Nouveau palaces. With period furnishings, intricate in detail, and unparalleled views, Grand Hotel Tremezzo envelopes the decadent ambiance throughout the walls and invites a sensation of harmony and tranquility.
Venice is a historic city which strikes the eye and the heart with the cultural wealth of its fascinating architecture, classic music, and authentic regional cuisine. Described as one of the most romantic and beautiful cities ever built, Venice has been known as the “City of Water,” “The Floating City,” and “Queen of the Adriatic.”
San Clemente Palace Kempinski
San Clemente Palace Kempinski is set on a private island in the heart of the Venetian Lagoon. San Clemente Island played a key role in the history of the Republic of Venice, and for centuries it housed a monastery. The stunning San Clemente Church, built in the 12th century and among the oldest ones in Venice, reminds visitors of the monastic settlement.
Kempinski Palace Portorož
The Kempinski Palace Portorož boasts 164 superior and deluxe rooms, 17 exclusive suites, including a luxurious 230 square meters Presidential Suite and two rooftop Laguna Suites with open-air Jacuzzis. All guestrooms and suites are spacious, superbly furnished in modern or traditional design, with a park or a sea view.
Hotel Claude Marbella
Located in the luxurious resort city of Marbella, Hotel Claude Marbella occupies the former summer residence of Eugenia de Montijo, Empress of France and wife of Napoleon III. The spirit of Andalusia is alive in the sophisticated and stylish atmosphere of this boutique hotel.
The Galata Istanbul Hotel - MGallery by Sofitel
Just in the heart of Istanbul’s Beyoğlu neighborhood, on the European side of the city, sits The Galata Istanbul Hotel - MGallery by Sofitel. This historic hotel is situated directly between the Galata Tower and the Golden Horn, and guests will find it offers ideal access to the most celebrated areas of Istanbul.