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Hotel Pullman Aachen Quellenhof
Located in Aachen just on Germany's border with Belgium and the Netherlands, the Pullman Hotel Aachen Quellenhof is a historic hotel with a rich history of providing spa-focused services to its guests. The hotel was built in 1916 with a neoclassical façade and surrounded by beautifully sculpted public gardens.
Hacienda el Carmen Hotel & Spa
Ahualulco de Mercado, Mexico
The 28-guestroom Hacienda el Carmen Hotel & Spa features a full-service spa, outdoor pool, fitness facilities, complimentary WiFi, and an authentic and traditional Mexican restaurant. Guest can choose from various activities, including golf, paddle board, fishing, and mountain biking.
Pulitzer Amsterdam features distinct historical charm within its accommodations, comprised of 25 restored canal houses, each dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries.
Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam
Sofitel Legend’s Grand Amsterdam hotel boasts a rich history that dates back to the early 1400s. Over the centuries, the buildings that now constitute the hotel have been at different times convents, residences for European royalty, and the headquarters for the Dutch Admiralty.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam occupies six monumental canal houses from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries on the Herengracht, the Gentleman’s Canal, which has been designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Herengracht is one of the three main canals in Amsterdam and was created during the Dutch Golden Age of the seventeenth century in which Amsterdam was the mercantile capital of the world.
Mercure Angoulême Hôtel de France
Located in the heart of the city center in a pedestrianized area, the Mercure Angoulême Hôtel de France is just a stone's throw away from the train station. Make the most of this historic hotel’s ideal location by discovering the city’s art, history, and festivals.
Hotel & Spa Jules Cesar Arles – MGallery by Sofitel
The building that now houses the Hôtel & Spa Jules César Arles – MGallery by Sofitel was built in 1661 and originally served as a Carmelite convent. In 1928, the structure was converted into a luxury hotel, thus becoming the home-away-from-home for figures of note from across Europe, including Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, and the Duke of York.
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.
Drei Mohren Hotel
Located in the ancient and picturesque town of Augsburg, Germany, Drei Mohren Hotel offers a luxurious retreat in a historic structure.
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar
Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar is a 100-acre beach and mountainside heritage-inspired property. Home to almost forty original Spanish-Filipino colonial structures, the property showcases the vision of Jose Acuzar who collects, transplants, and restores built heritage.
Francis Hotel Bath - MGallery by Sofitel
Bath, United Kingdom
Staying at the historic Francis Hotel Bath MGallery by Sofitel is an experience steeped in history in the city center of UNESCO World Heritage Site: Bath, England. This four-star hotel was originally built in the 18th century by a native Bath architect, John Wood the Elder, as part of a row of Georgian-style townhomes in what he called Queen Square.
Beijing Hotel NUO
The Beijing Hotel NUO features 164 luxurious accomodations in the world-famous Dongcheng District.
The Bekkjarvik Gjestgiveri hotel and restaurant is idyllically located in the small harbor in the village of Bekkjarvik, just a short boat ride away from the city center of Bergen. The hotel has been the heart of this fishing village since it was built in the late 17th century.
SO/ Berlin Das Stue
Within Berlin’s thriving Embassy Quarter resides the dynamic SO/ Berlin Das Stue, a historic building first constructed in 1940. SO/ Berlin Das Stue features 78 splendid guestrooms and unique suites to choose from for all types of travelers. The Das Stue possesses two celebrated restaurants that are certain to satiate any palette: Cinco by Paco Pérez and The Casual & Terrace. Both restaurants serve the finest Mediterranean cuisine, inspired from the genius of distinguished chef, Paco Pérez.
Le Regina Biarritz Hotel & Spa - MGallery by Sofitel
In the early 1900s, Fernand Journeau emerged as one of France’s preeminent hoteliers. To capitalize upon his success, he decided to develop a hotel in the rustic, seaside municipality of Biarritz. Christening it Le Régina Biarritz, Journeau eagerly debuted his new establishment in the summer of 1907.
Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference Centre
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Edgbaston Park Hotel & Conference Centre began as a mediaeval manor house. Due to the Revolution of 1688, the home burned down during a riot. It was rebuilt by 1718, with its grounds being manicured by Lancelot Capability Brown. The hotel features 172 luxurious guestrooms, which are warmly appointed and full of contemporary comforts.
A stunning Swiss oasis, Grandhotel Giessbach is a harmonious retreat for its array of guests who enjoy the sweet pleasures of nature’s splendor and serenity. Dating back to its construction in 1822, the hotel offers an unparalleled historic legacy within Brienz, Switzerland, with close proximity to popular destinations, from Bern to Zurich. Visitors can delight in stunning waterfalls, a reflective lake, and the sprawling Swiss countryside ahead of them throughout their travels.
Hotel Nemzeti Budapest - MGallery by Sofitel
The Hotel Nemzeti has astounded guests for more than 100 years. Contemporary flair and historical elegance await inside its outstanding accommodations. Delve into this stunning history with a stay at the Hotel Nemzeti Budapest!
Le Grand Hôtel Cabourg - MGallery by Sofitel
Straddling the majestic Norman coastline is the Le Grand Hôtel Cabourg MGallery by Sofitel, a luxury hotel that has been entertaining guests for more than a century. First built during the 1860s, ambitious hoteliers reconstructed the Grand Hôtel in 1907 to serve the town’s flourishing tourist population.
Patios de Cafayate
Originally converted from its antiquated purpose, Patios de Cafayate offers travelers spacious Argentinian accommodations with a classic ambiance and relics from the original estate it was crafted as back in 1740. With countless onsite activities, guests can enjoy walking tours, a luxurious outdoor pool, a visit to the winery, or downtime in the hotel's Reading Room. Whatever their preference, visitors will find availability for both respite and activity at the coveted Patios de Cafayate.
Hôtel de la Cité Carcassonne - MGallery by Sofitel
Built into the hallowed walls of Carcassonne, the Hôtel de la Cité Carcassonne - MGallery by Sofitel was once a medieval church. Reserve a room at the Hôtel de la Cité on Historic Hotels Worldwide and witness the majesty of the area’s heritage!
Just an hour's drive from Dublin lies Kilkea Castle, a member of Historic Hotels Worldwide.
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.
Queens Hotel Cheltenham
Cheltenham Spa, United Kingdom
The Queens Hotel Cheltenham MGallery by Sofitel occupies the site of a former historic spa that operated in the small town of Cheltenham during the early 1800s. In the early 19th century, entrepreneurs Thomas Henney and Samuel Harward rushed to Cheltenham to partake in the booming spa industry that was rapidly emerging in the area.
Chablé Resort & Spa
The 40-room Chablé Resort & Spa incorporates traditional Mayan architecture, warm woods, and modern touches to make it a true work of art. The original walls of the working hacienda serve as the framework for the guestrooms and offers delightful amenities such as a private outdoor pool, sunbeds, spacious terrace, and outdoor shower.
Opening in 2020, the Villa Copenhagen is a unique and luxurious hotel experience in the heart of the city. Dating back to 1912, the hotels renovations pay tribute to it's history with original
Grand Hôtel La Cloche Dijon - MGallery by Sofitel
The Grand Hotel La Cloche Dijon MGallery by Sofitel is located in the center of Dijon, a city UNESCO has designated as a World Heritage Site. The Grand Hotel La Cloche has been as an iconic symbol in the center of Dijon for seven centuries, and the luxury hotel offers coziness, historical authenticity, and elegant charm.
Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski Dresden
Built in the 18th century by the Saxon king, August the Strong, as a pledge of love to his mistress and faithfully restored in 1995, Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski Dresden is a beautiful combination of historic glory and contemporary elegance.
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dunblane Hydro
Dunblane, Scotland, United Kingdom
The DoubleTree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro is a little bit of luxury in the heart of Scotland. Set within 10 acres of private and beautiful grounds, the hotel opened with a grand ball in 1878. Designed by renowned Scottish architects Peddie and Kinnear, the hotel was originally a Victorian health spa resort, and the Hydro, as it was then known, welcomed guests who came to drink the local spring water and enjoy a range of hydropathic treatments.
DoubleTree by Hilton Dundee
Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
The history of the DoubleTree by Hilton Dundee originates with a sprawling industrial complex named the Bullionfield Paper Mills and its owner, David Watson. The DoubleTree by Hilton Dundee is an amazing historic hotel replete with many elegant facilities.
Hilton Edinburgh Carlton
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Settled snugly in Edinburgh’s historic Old Town, the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton overlooks much of the inner city. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995, Old Town and the neighboring New Town are replete with countless cultural destinations that epitomize Scotland’s amazing heritage.
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Built in 1903 as the Caledonian Hotel, the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh — The Caledonian has been the epitome of Scottish hospitality for over a century. Today, the Caledonian continues to maintain its reputation as an internationally respected luxury hotel and has recently been listed as a Category A historic building by Historic Environment Scotland.
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald
Situated just above the North Saskatchewan River, the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald has been a recognizable fixture in the Edmonton, Alberta skyline since it opened in the summer of 1915. While the hotel was an active part of the community for many years, it was closed in 1983.
Copper and Lumber Store Historic Inn
English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda
The Copper and Lumber Store Historic Inn was built in 1789 to house the materials for repairing and maintaining the wooden sailing ships of the Royal Navy. All fourteen guestrooms are located within the historic structure and offer antique furnishings, wood-beamed ceilings, and exposed stone and brick. Amenities include air-conditioning, flat-screen televisions, a kitchenette, and private bath.
Finse 1222 is located at highest point along the Bergen Railway, at 1222 meters above sea level.
Fjaerland Fjordstove Hotel & Restaurant
Fjærland Fjordstove Hotell is a charming historic hotel with scenic fjord vistas. This family-run, boutique hotel is on the waterfront of the Sognefjord fjord, the deepest fjord in Norway.
Located in the heart of Guadalajara’s up-and-coming Lafayette neighborhood, Casa Habita is the new epicenter of a vibrant urban community. Set among tree-lined streets alongside vintage houses, charming cafes, stimulating art galleries, and just fifteen minutes from historic downtown, Casa Habita anchors the trendiest neighborhood of Guadalajara.
Casa Madonna La Providence
Formerly a magnificent house, this historic hotel is located on Avenida La Paz and has been updated for today’s traveler. Combined with an unbeatable location in the heart of the historic downtown, convenient to specialty dining, lively bars, and eclectic shopping, Casa Madonna La Providence has all the advantages for an unforgettable stay.
Hotel Gran Casa Xalisco
With ten guestrooms, two of which are master suites that have Jacuzzis and kitchenettes for longer stays, Hotel Gran Casa Xalisco offers everything needed for a pleasurable visit to Guadalajara. The hotel has an on-site restaurant, a bar/lounge, 24-hour business center, complimentary WiFi in rooms and public areas, free parking, concierge services, and laundry services.
Renovated and restored in 2006, the Hotel Morales’ 98 luxurious and cozy guestrooms are decorated to highlight its Colonial past. The accommodations feature hardwood floors, flat-screen televisions, WiFi, air-conditioning, and coffee makers.
Hotel San Francisco Plaza
Hotel San Francisco Plaza welcomes visitors to pause and unwind in one of its 75 enjoyable and comfortable guestrooms; amenities include soundproof windows, cable television, WiFi, complimentary bottle water, and air-conditioning.
Hotel de Mendoza
Visitors to Guadalajara will appreciate the Hotel de Mendoza’s comfortable and cozy guestrooms, along with its ample amenities for an enchanting Mexican getaway. Guest can relax by the outdoor pool and whirlpool, workout in the fitness center, host an event in one of the meeting rooms or rooftop terrace, or stay connected through the complimentary WiFi.
Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel
Villa Ganz Boutique Hotel has 10 beautifully restored guestrooms, decorated exquisitely in a palette of earthy tones and furnished with antiques, European furniture, and decorative Mexican artisan accessories.
Reichshof Hamburg, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Reichshof Hamburg Curio Collection by Hilton is a historic landmark dating back to 1910. Its creator, Anton-Emil Langer, made a fortune in international shipping, which he used to fund his dream: building a hotel in the center of Hamburg, where the latest advances in technology could be integrated harmoniously with his maritime past at a perfect location by Hamburg's main station.
Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Known affectionately by locals as The Pink Palace, the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is a treasured destination where history meets modern sensibility. This urban oasis was opened in January 1885 and has been a popular resort locale ever since.
The Murray Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China
The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel is located in the heart of Central, Hong Kong along legendary Cotton Tree Drive. The area is the business and retail heart of Hong Kong and is brimming with energy.
Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton
History characterizes the essence of the Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza, Curio Collection by Hilton, a historic hotel that has welcomed cosmopolitan travelers to the island of Ibiza since 1933. The Gran Hotel Montesol Ibiza was the first hotel on the island: an amazing distinction given Ibiza’s international reputation as a holiday destination.
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.
Great Southern Killarney
Great Southern Killarney is located in Killarney, Ireland, directly adjacent to Killarney Train Station. Killarney Bus station is a two-minute walk from the hotel, and Killarney National Park is just a five-minute walk away. Though its prime location is in the heart of the town center, the hotel is set amid six-acres of gardens to give it the private feel of a country estate.
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.
Castle Hotel Windsor
London, United Kingdom
With over 500 years of experience providing unrivaled hospitality, the Castle Windsor Hotel is one of the finest places to lodge in all of Berkshire. It features 108 guestrooms and suites that radiate a beautiful Georgian elegance. Sofitel has decorated each space with a design to highlight the hotel’s amazing heritage.
Hilton London Paddington
London, United Kingdom
As one of the grandest Victorian hotels in London, Hilton London Paddington is considered an engineering icon in the heart of the city. It is a stylish facility that is part of Paddington Station with four London Underground lines from the front door, which makes it one of the best-connected hotels in London. The hotel was built in 14 months, opening in 1854 as the Great Western Royal Hotel.
London, United Kingdom
Nestled on London’s charming High Holborn, Rosewood London is a historic Edwardian-Belle Epoque hotel built in 1914. Featuring 262 luxurious guestrooms and 44 opulent suites, 11 expansive meeting spaces, and the finest of dining options, this historic London hotel ensures a memorable stay.
St. Ermin's Hotel
London, United Kingdom
Dating back to 1887, St. Ermin's Hotel is a historic London destination offering luxury accommodations, elegant dining experiences, and flexible meeting spaces to ensure a comfortable and memorable stay for guests traveling for business or leisure.
The Bentley London
London, United Kingdom
The Bentley London is discreetly hidden in the quiet residential area of the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. With 64 luxuriously decorated guestrooms, a brasserie offering traditional English Afternoon Tea, cocktail lounge, and rejuvenating spa, this historic hotel is the perfect choice for the upscale London business and leisure traveler.
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London, United Kingdom
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton, located in the heart of Trafalgar Square, is a sanctuary of style, rest, and play in the bustle of St. James. It was once home to the Cunard Steamship Company in the late 18th century. Opened in 2000 as the Trafalgar Hotel, it became Hilton’s first Curio Collection by Hilton hotel in the U.K. in 2017.
The Waldorf Hilton, London
London, United Kingdom
When the London City Council decided to create a new boulevard called the Aldwych during the late 19th century, two British entrepreneurs saw a terrific opportunity for personal prosperity. Now known as The Waldorf Hilton, London, the hotel has maintained its stature ever since.
Hôtel Carlton Lyon - MGallery by Sofitel
The Hôtel Carlton Lyon - MGallery by Sofitel is a historical treasure. Guests will encounter a relaxing atmosphere within each one of the Hôtel Carlton Lyon’s guestrooms and suites. These accommodations feature an assortment of classical décor that reflects the hotel’s impressive past. The historic Hôtel Carlton Lyon is located in the heart of Lyon, France.
Gran Real Yucatan
Gran Real Yucatan is a luxury hotel property located in the heart of Merida, Mexico, offering travelers access to 73 well-appointed guestrooms and suites, onsite dining, and more within the Yucatan region.
Hacienda San Antonio Millet
Hacienda San Antonio Millet is a charming property located in the vibrant city of Merida, Mexico, offering travelers a close proximity to the most coveted attractions in the Yucatan region.
Hotel Hacienda Merida
The Hotel Hacienda Mérida is a charming luxury boutique hotel that was formerly a private home, dating back to 1840. Each individually decorated guestroom boasts canopy beds and the finest luxury linens that a discerning traveler can expect. For guests who desire more privacy, the exclusive Hotel Hacienda Mérida VIP is a separate wing from the main hotel.
La Misión de Fray Diego
La Misión de Fray Diego is an antique 17th century mansion, restored and converted into an exquisitely charming boutique hotel in Mérida Yucatán.
Hotel La Citadelle Metz - MGallery by Sofitel
The story of Hôtel La Citadelle MGallery by Sofitel starts with a war fought between France and the Holy Roman Empire throughout most of the 1550s. During the war, the French king, Henry II, invaded the realm of the Holy Roman Empire and captured the city of Metz.
Fairmont Le Montreux Palace
On the shores of Lake Geneva in Switzerland is the Fairmont Le Montreux Palace, an elegant luxury historic hotel. The Palace was built in just 18 months, and offered heat, electricity, and both hot and cold running water in the private bathrooms at a time when few hotels did.
Sofitel Munich Bayerpost
The building that would become Sofitel’s Munich Bayerpost was first constructed between 1896 and 1900 as the Royal Bavarian Post Office. The post office functioned as the most important distribution center for mail throughout the Kingdom of Bavaria.
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.
The Oscarsborg Castle sits on a small island south of Oslo in a structure originally used a fortress through the World Wars.
The history of the Amerikalinjen dates back to the early 20th century, when the building served as the headquarters for the Den Norske Amerikalinje (Norwegian American Line). Founded in 1910, the Den Norske Amerikalinje operated as both a cruise line and a freight company that transported mail, cargo, and people from Norway to America.
Fairmont Chateau Laurier
As one of Canada’s most recognizable landmarks, Fairmont Château Laurier offers an experience few can rival. Stationed in the center of Downtown Ottawa, this recently renovated hotel was built to resemble a Renaissance-era French Château.
Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery by Sofitel
The picturesque Grand Hotel Villa Igiea Palermo - MGallery by Sofitel overlooks the crystal blue waters of the Porto dell’ Acquasanta, a spectacular marina in Sicily’s capital city of Palermo. This five-star luxury hotel was first built as a luxurious personal villa by English admiral Cecil Domville in the late-19th century.
Hilton Paris Opera
The landmark Hilton Paris Opera opened on May 7, 1889, during the World’s Fair in Paris. Initially named Hotel Terminus, it was built by architect Juste Lisch and designed to accommodate transatlantic travelers arriving from Normandy via the Saint-Lazare station. The hotel has undergone many renovations and restorations since then, before being purchased by Hilton in 2013. The hotel reopened under its current name in 2015, and has continued to flourish.
Hotel Napoleon Paris
Hotel Napoleon Paris made its grand debut as an opulent addition to the Parisian skyline in the 1920s, amid the city’s influx of literary and artistic expatriates, including “The Lost Generation” writers, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Gertrude Stein, artistic icons Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali, and famed surrealist thinker André Breton.
Hotel Scribe Paris Opera By Sofitel
Experience Parisian luxury where history and lavish architecture blend with sleek contemporary design at the Scribe Paris Opéra by Sofitel. Book your stay at this luxury hotel at Historic Hotels Worldwide.
Hôtel Molitor Paris - MGallery by Sofitel
Nestled in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, the Hôtel Molitor Paris- MGallery by Sofitel was opened as an Art Deco swimming pool and sports complex in 1929. During its heyday, it was a popular attraction for the socialites of Paris.
Hôtel Paris Bastille Boutet - MGallery by Sofitel
Hôtel Paris Bastille Boutet – MGallery by Sofitel derives its name from a historic Parisian company named Maison Boutet. The building was a factory for over 63 years, then transformed into a luxury boutique hotel. Since 2015, Sofitel has operated the site as part of its esteemed MGallery collection.
Maison Astor Paris, Curio Collection by Hilton
American businessman John Jacob Astor IV had the Maison Astor Paris, Curio Collection by Hilton built to be his Paris home in 1907. Guests staying at the Maison Astor can expect opulent guestrooms with plush bedding, luxury toiletries, and classic Parisian décor.
Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe
The Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe has been among the most distinguished hotels in the French Capital for more than a century. With 124 accommodations from which to choose, guests are certain to adore its wide selection of available guestrooms and suites. The Sofitel Paris Arc de Triomphe is surrounded by an array of incredible cultural institutions in Paris.
Sofitel Paris Baltimore Tour Eiffel
The Sofitel Paris Baltimore Tour Eiffel started as a luxurious private residence constructed by the architect Paul Lorin, who recruited Gustave Eiffel to help design the building. The structure is known throughout Paris for its astounding Haussmannian façade.
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.
Century Old Town Prague - MGallery by Sofitel
Prague, Czech Republic
The Hotel Century Old Town Prague - MGallery by Sofitel is housed in a Neo-Baroque style building in the heart of Prague’s historic city center, steps away from the Old Town Square. The hotel’s facade features beautiful architectural reliefs and was designed by Architect Alfons Wertmüller in 1894, the creative behind the iconic Prague State Opera and the National Theatre.
Det Lille Hotel
Det Lille Hotel calls the seaside town of Risør, Norway home. The hotel’s current iteration began in 1910, with just one suite. It has now grown to over 15 suites throughout the town, with gorgeous views of the water and countryside. The oldest building dates back to 1750.
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.
Hacienda Santa Rosa, A Luxury Collection Hotel
Santa Rosa, Mexico
Hacienda Santa Rosa, A Luxury Collection Hotel, is a former 17th century manorial house that was repurposed and adapted to serve as a luxury boutique hotel.
Fairmont Peace Hotel
Fusing ancient and modern into one flawless façade is the Fairmont Peace Hotel, a landmark hotel in Shanghai for over 80 years. Consisting of two buildings, the North Building and the South Building, the hotel is separated by Nanjing Road. The two buildings combined to become the Fairmont Peace Hotel in 1959 after standing as two separate entities for over 40 years.
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai
The Yangtze Boutique Shanghai is an impressive fixture in the city with luxurious accommodations, providing guests with a tranquil spa-like atmosphere.
La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena, Curio Collection by Hilton
La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort Siena, Curio Collection by Hilton was once a medieval village that dates back to the 11th century. Attilio Monti, the Knight of Labor, acquired the Tenuta La Bagnaia in 1954, and his daughter, Marisa Riffeser Monti, made the resort an example of esteemed Tuscan hospitality. The lush, wooded Tuscan landscape provides the perfect backdrop to this historic resort, with the city of Siena, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, located nearby.
Hotel Waldhaus Sils
Sils Maria, Switzerland
Boasting superior views of the Swiss mountains and forests surrounding the property, Hotel Waldhaus Sils stands frozen in time, with old-world comfort, but full of modern conveniences for the modern traveler.
The Raffles Singapore rose from humble origins as a small seaside hotel that first operated in the late 1800s. When its owner died, the famed Sarkies Brothers acquired the building to develop a luxury hotel in Singapore.
The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore
Experience the grand luxury of the Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore. Close to many cultural attractions, this hotel is an ideal starting point for anyone wishing to explore Singapore.
Tivoli Palacio de Seteais
Located amid a UNESCO World Heritage site and perched atop a privileged mountainside location in Sintra, Portugal, Tivoli Palácio de Seteais boasts unique 18th-century splendor that is rarely seen in European hotels today. Fully restored and remodeled, the lavishly decorated rooms with furnishings of extraordinary wealth and the ballrooms with their rich tapestries and incredible frescos make this stunning hotel a culturally rich and historically diverse experience.
Sofitel Grand Sopot
Located on the Baltic Sea in the seaside resort city of Sopot, the Sofitel Grand Sopot hotel is an unforgettable retreat for guests visiting Poland. Completed in 1927, this Art Deco style resort has played host to many famous guests such as Omar Sharif, Charles de Gaulle, and Greta Garbo.
St Albans, United Kingdom
Located in the peaceful Hertfordshire countryside, Sopwell House is a 20 minute train ride from London. This historic, Georgian country style hotel dates back over three-hundred years, as the earliest record of Sopwell House is noted in a deed from 1603.
Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa
St Andrews, Scotland, United Kingdom
Bordering the renowned 17th Road Hole of the Old Course, the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa overlooks the famous links courses, the West Sands Beach, and the beautiful Scottish coastline. This prestigious AA Five Star-awarded resort has 144 guestrooms, including 35 suites, and is recognized as one of Europe's leading resorts.
Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains St. Moritz
St. Moritz, Switzerland
Enjoy dining at three gourmet restaurants, deep relaxation at Kempinski The Spa, restful nights in the 184 comfortable guestrooms and suites and 27 luxury residences, and hundreds of miles of pristine slopes on your doorstep at the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains St. Moritz.
Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras
Strbske Pleso, Slovakia
Grand Hotel Kempinski High Tatras is an oasis of luxury on the shores of a glacial mountain lake, overlooking the majestic panorama of the High Tatras. Its 98 luxurious guestrooms, conference spaces with state-of-the-art technology, and one of the finest and most beautiful spa facilities in Europe rank it among the world’s most exclusive resorts.
Hacienda Temozon, A Luxury Collection Hotel
Temozon Sur, Mexico
Hacienda Temozon, A Luxury Collection Hotel, was formerly a sisal hacienda of the 17th century and beautifully repurposed into a luxury 28-guestroom boutique hotel.
Hacienda Labor de Rivera
Set on a 16th century Mexican estate, Hacienda Labor de Rivera is an elegant luxury boutique spa hotel. It is 4.8 km from the town of Teuchitlán and 7 km from the Zona Arqueológica Guachimontones. The whole region, including the nearby tequila distilleries, is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Hacienda San Jose, A Luxury Collection Hotel
Embedded within a centennial jungle, Hacienda San Jose, A Luxury Collection Hotel, is an original hacienda from the 18th century with expansive wild gardens and a swimming pool that floats over the jungle.
Hotel San Pietro
The petite 10-guestroom Hotel San Pietro provides guests with blissful accommodations and personalized service to make them feel at home.
Fairmont Royal York
The Fairmont Royal York was built in 1929 on the grounds of what was once the Queen’s Hotel, across from Union Station, and was intended to be the largest hotel in the Toronto area. When the property was purchased by the Canadian Pacific Railway, they declared it would be the largest hotel in the Commonwealth, and for good reason: it featured 28 floors, 10 elevators, 1,048 rooms, and had private showers and bathtubs.
Cures Marines Trouville Hôtel Thalasso & Spa-MGallery by Sofitel
The story of the Cures Marines Trouville Hôtel Thalasso & Spa - MGallery by Sofitel is tied to the history and culture of the town it’s nestled in. Around 1830, two painters known for their seascapes, Eugène Isabey and Charles Mozin, discovered the small fishing village of Trouville.
NH Collection Turin Piazza Carlina
The NH Collection Turin Piazza Carlina is a short walk to the Royal Palace of Turin, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with 13 other residences of the House of Savoy. Without changing its original architecture or fascinating history, this charming and elegant 17th century building, set around a beautiful courtyard, has been renovated into a unique four-star hotel.
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver is located in the heart of downtown Vancouver and is the third building to bear the name. The current grand Fairmont Hotel Vancouver stands on West Georgia Street, and opened its doors to the public in May of 1939 after an often-delayed, 11-year construction caused by the Great Depression.
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.
Hôtel Le Louis Versailles Château - MGallery by Sofitel
Hôtel Le Louis Versailles Château - MGallery by Sofitel sits on the site of a former equestrian arena used by the artillery, built by the War Ministry of Emperor Louis-Napoleon III in 1854. Though the site fell into disrepair, the impressive gateway from this period remains unchanged today and has been designated as an historic monument.
Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square
Kempinski Hotel Cathedral Square is located in the center of Vilnius Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Guests can indulge in the finest collection of 96 luxury guestrooms and suites, or dine on local flavors and superior cuisine at the best restaurants in Vilnius, Telegrafas and Bar Le Salon.
Raffles Europejski Warsaw
Raffles Europejski Warsaw is an historic hotel in Warsaw, Poland that was once known as Hotel Europejski. The original property opened in 1857, over 160 years ago. It was designed by Italian-Polish architect Enrico Marconi to be the most extravagant hotel in the Russian Empire.
Oatlands Park Hotel
Weybridge, United Kingdom
One of the finest four-star hotels in Weybridge, Oatlands Park Hotel offers breathtaking scenery and fine facilities. Only a 20 minute drive from London Heathrow airport, this historic country house hotel is in the heart of Surrey, and is steeped in royal history.
Sofitel Legend People's Grand Hotel Xian
The five-star Sofitel Legend People’s Grand Hotel Xian is a magnificent French- and Sino-Russian-style building, centrally located inside the city of Xian’s Ming Dynasty walls, near the iconic Drum and Bell towers. This historic setting gives the hotel a special atmosphere and guests will be delighted with outstanding Chinese hospitality throughout their stay.
The Strand Hotel
Acclaimed as a leading luxury hotel, the iconic Strand Hotel in Yangon has been a city landmark since it was founded in 1901. The beautiful Strand is a social epicentre of Yangon for locals and travelers. The 32-suite hotel is one of South East Asia’s few grand colonial hotels.
The Phoenix Hotel Yogyakarta - MGallery by Sofitel
With its timeless grandeur and glorious heritage, the Phoenix Hotel Yogyakarta - MGallery by Sofitel is a remarkable location. Book your stay today on Historic Hotels Worldwide.
The Grand York
York, United Kingdom
Opened on September 20, 1906, The Grand York is now Yorkshire’s finest 5-star hotel, offering the very best in traditional English style and service. Combining history and heritage, The Grand has everything a modern traveler could wish for and need, all with a friendly Yorkshire welcome
Hacienda La Magdalena
Hacienda La Magdalena features eight guestrooms with bath and balcony, ten suites with Jacuzzis, and two presidential suites, each individually and elegantly decorated for serenity and a peaceful night’s rest. Guests can bask under the sun by the pool or book a therapeutic spa treatment or massage. There is an on-site restaurant and bar, game room, business center, and event space for romantic weddings or playful celebrations.
The 15-room Hacienda Lomajim is a tranquil and lush getaway, surrounded by trails to nearby waterfalls. On-site is an exquisite gourmet Mexican restaurant, wine cellar and bar, year-round outdoor pool, spa services, and an outdoor Jacuzzi located on the edge of the San Cristobal Canyon.
Fairmont Banff Springs
Fairmont Banff Springs is the luxury stop in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built by the Canadian Pacific Railway to pursue a grand vision of opening up the Canadian west to tourists, Fairmont Banff Springs has had over 100 years of providing a sophisticated resort experience.
In the midst of a dynamic city, Fairmont Palliser is the Calgary hotel of choice for business and leisure travelers. Since opening day on June 1, 1914, this hotel has provided distinct accommodations in an elegant setting. In 1993, it was awarded the Heraldic Badge by the Crown. As the cornerstone of Calgary’s hospitality, the luxury Fairmont Palliser is an iconic landmark where many choose to celebrate weddings, hold conferences, and host visiting heads of state.
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge began as a “Tent City,” associated with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Embedded in the Canadian Rockies, the actual hotel was opened in June 1922 with eight log cabins, with the main building being billed as the largest single-story log structure in the world.
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise, AlbertaCanada
Just below the majestic Victoria Glacier sits the epic Fairmont Château Lake Louise. As part of Alberta’s Banff National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Fairmont Château Lake Louise is globally recognized for its progressive environmental stewardship and responsibility.
Victoria, British ColumbiaCanada
The Fairmont Empress is one of the oldest hotels in Victoria, British Columbia and is an iconic symbol of the city itself. Opened in 1908, this gorgeous hotel was designed by Francis Rattenbury and overlooks the Victoria Harbour.
The Festningen Castle offers a stunning selection of rooms in a building within this military fortress that dates back to 1771. This historic structure has been updated to include modern comfort while maintaining original details such as wallpaper.
Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa
Digby, Nova ScotiaCanada
A rare jewel in Nova Scotia, Digby Pines Golf Resort and Spa offers excellent dining, a dedicated staff, and exceptional accommodations which will exceed all expectations.
The Westin Nova Scotian
Halifax, Nova ScotiaCanada
A grand jewel of a hotel in Halifax, The Westin Nova Scotian brings together comfort and style as well as traditional elegance. A unique AAA/CAA Four Diamond hotel, The Westin Nova Scotian offers unmatched luxury accommodations for all guests.
Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa
Ingonish Beach, Nova ScotiaCanada
Situated in serene Nova Scotia, Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa is the ideal getaway to experience Canada's finest outdoor offerings. Dating back to 1940, this beautiful resort boasts a variety of luxurious accommodations, fine dining experiences, and the best of indoor and outdoor activities.
The Omni King Edward Hotel
Known as "The King Eddy," The Omni King Edward Hotel is a luxury historic hotel in Toronto, Canada offering 301 newly-refurbished accommodations, grand meeting and event venues, and convenient amenities and services. For over a century, the hotel has served fine dining and impeccable hospitality to local and visiting luminaries.
Hacienda de los Santos
A family-operated boutique property, Hacienda de Los Santos welcomes guests in for limitless dining options, luxurious guest rooms, suites, and villas, and endless relaxation at the hotel's spa, and beyond within Alamos, Mexico.
A restored fishing warehouse, Hotel Brosundet is a Art Nouveau escape combining a charming nautical design with contemporary fixings complete with a converted lighthouse suite. Situated in the small fishing and boating village of Ålesund, the property offers 47 guestrooms incorporating the original wooden floors and panels, and exposed brick exuding an authentic seaside experience.
NH Collection Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi
Housed in a 13th-century monastery, which once was home to Cistercians monks and Cappuccini friars, the Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi is perched on a cliff top high above sea level with spectacular views of Amalfi and the Mediterranean Coast and only steps away from the historic city center and the harbor of Amalfi.
Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan
A 19th-century Victorian Palace, the iconic Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan affords an authentic, magical experience on the banks of the river Nile. Discover sophisticated interiors by Sybille de Margerie in the historic Palace, a world of Moorish arches, exquisite refined dining, and luxurious accommodations in one of the 138 guestrooms and suites.
Originally a modest guesthouse built in a classic Swiss style, the Kvikne family has owned and managed Kviknes Hotel for over 135 years. As the first known hotel in the Sognefjord, Kviknes Hotel is a fine example of warm traditional Norwegian hospitality and service. Situated on the Sognefjord, in the center of Balestrand, Kviknes Hotel offers a astonishing view of the mountains and sea inviting a breathtaking experience.
Gregans Castle Hotel
At Gregans Castle Hotel, legends of battling clans and romantic poets reappear in the thick mists of this luxurious hotel hidden in the heart of Ireland’s Burren. The views of Galway Bay gracefully sweep guests to a mysterious world where limestone mountains of the Burren unfold before heather-dappled glens, and roaring turf fires create timeless splendor.
Hotel Moskva, a Belgrade landmark built in the Russian Art Nouveau style, is one of the most important architectural gems of the capital of Serbia since opening in 1908. With its façade comprised of decorative taupe and emerald ceramic tiles, this iconic four-star, 123 guestroom hotel is located on the Terazije Square in the historic city center.
Located in the heart of Bergen, Grand Terminus has offered luxury Norwegian accommodations since 1928. With 131 charming guestrooms and several banquet rooms, Grand Terminus is a popular venue for weddings and events. Originally built by renowned architects Fredrik Arnesen and Arthur Darre Kårbø, the property’s design was awarded with the prestigious architectural Hauen Fonds Diploma.
Built in 1909, Hotel Augustin is a colorful Art Nouveau property owned by the Smørås family. Originally a local watering hole, Hotel Augustin has taken many forms before becoming the luxury property in Bergen, Norway it stands today. Offering 113 spacious and comfortable guestrooms and suites, Hotel Augustin takes pride in its variety and excellent hospitality.
Hotel Metropole has kept legendary watch at Brussels’ majestic city center since 1895. Its guestbook alone is an elaborate account of famous figures who have walked its halls -- chancellors and generals, award-winning actors and artists, and a dazzling array of dignitaries. Throughout this iconic hotel’s 112-year history, gracious welcomes have been extended to Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, Caruso, and Arthur Rubinstein.
Alvear Palace Hotel
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Originally built in 1932, Alvear Palace Hotel is a luxury historic destination in Buenos Aires, Argentina combining European elegance, opulent accommodations, cutting edge technology, and impeccable personalized service. Boasting magnificent architecture and decor, the hotel offers 197 accommodations, a variety of refined dining establishments, versatile meeting and event spaces, and a state-of-the-art spa and wellness center to meet the needs of every guest.
Hotel Club Francés Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Originally entertaining the dignified members and notable visitors of Club Francés, a community of prominent French-born residents of Buenos Aires, Hotel Club Francés Buenos Aires is a distinguished establishment reminiscent of a Parisan townhouse consecrating its dynamic history symbolizing the French and Argentine alliance.
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Boasting an authentic Colonial experience, the elegant Alfiz Hotel is situated within The Walled City of Cartagena, Colombia and boasts eight individually-designed suites, each reflecting a distinct period of the city's vibrant past. Dating back to the 17th century, the Spanish-Colonial style hotel proudly combines its rich heritage, the offerings of the vibrant port city, and modern luxuries.
Mayaland Hotel & Bungalows
Chichen Itza, Mexico
Mayaland Hotel & Bungalows promises an unparalleled getaway, located just steps away from the world-renowned archaeological site, Chichen Itza in Mexico.
Dromoland Castle Hotel
County Clare, Ireland
Ireland’s most magical address, Dromoland Castle Hotel, has been welcoming guests since the 16th century. It is the ancestral home of the O’Briens of Dromoland, with a lineage that dates back over 1,000 years to one of the last High Kings of Ireland, Brian Boru. The castle was massively updated and renovated in the 1820s, with additions, carvings, and priceless art, and little having changed since then.
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.
Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel
In the heart of the Inca city, Aranwa Cusco Boutique Hotel is the essence of luxury and comfort built in a colonial mansion of the 16th century, displaying several paintings of the Cuzco school, colonial sculptures, and carvings that transport guests to a time of brilliant extravagance.
Known as the "fairytale hotel," Dalen Hotel in Telemark is built in a grand, romantic style adorned with dragonheads, turrets, spires, cornices, towers, and balconies. Its lavish architecture was inspired by traditional stave churches from the Middle Ages.
Fort Seengh Sagar
Once a fortress symbolizing the hardship between the Mewar and Marwar regions, Fort Seengh Sagar has been converted to an exceptionally intimate and luxurious villa. Sitting in the middle of a monsoon-dependent lake amid a dramatic rocky landscape, this island fortress is an awe-inspiring sight only reachable by a dirt road, small bridge, or during the rainy season, by boat.
Deogarh Madaria, India
Majestically standing atop a hill, Deogarh Mahal is an imposing palace boasting a commanding view of the Aravalli mountain range, lakes, and countryside. With its gray battlements, domes, turrets, jharokhas, and huge gateways, Deogarh Mahal is a stunning sight from the the village below.
Originally the office building for the Mosvold Shipping Company, Rederiet Hotell is historic hotel in Farsund, Norway illustrating the deep maritime culture of the region. Rederiet Hotell is the ideal destination for seaside charm and comfort featuring guestrooms and suites in two historic buildings, a Functionalist-style structure and the Reymert House, intimate meeting spaces, and a delicious restaurant offering refined cuisine.
Offering the serenity and refreshing escape of the countryside, Losby Gods Hotel dates back 300 years to the lucrative timber trade. A large estate comprised of three factories, Losby Gods is a beautiful mid-19th century property featuring its own golf facility with two courses, a driving range, and tennis courts.
Originally the farm of wealthy businessman Christen Fretheim, Fretheim Hotel began operations in 1870 as a modest posting inn for visiting fisherman. Located on the Flåmselva river, highly populated with salmon and trout, Fretheim Hotel quickly became a choice destination for anglers and nature enthusiasts, quickly demanding expansion.
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.
Located in the heart of Geneva’s bustling Mont-Blanc neighborhood, Le Richemond has been a renowned Genevan landmark for more than a century. This hotel is an ideal holiday retreat with its 109 unique guestrooms and suites.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
From its advent in 1901, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has proved to be an outpost for the most dignified guests, including actors, songwriters, socialites, and more. It has remained steadfast, standing through wars, renovations, and ownership changes, emerging resilient as one of Hanoi's top hotels. With 364 stunning guestrooms and luxury suites, this historic hotel engulfs travelers during their stay as they indulge in comfortable settings and well-appointed furnishings.
Høyevarde Fyrhotell is a beautiful seaside hotel dating back to 1700 when the lighthouse guided sailors along the Karmsund strait, previously known as ‘Nordvegen' or the North Passage. Boasting 10 beautifully-appointed guestrooms, the hotel offers a tranquil and serene setting in Havik, Norway.
Originally a vacation mansion for the Alsisar family, Alsisar Haveli was built in 1892 in the heart of the Pink City of Jaipur. Fully restored and expanded, Alsisar Haveli was converted into a historic hotel in 1994 and has established itself as a magical property, exuding decadence and luxury fit for royalty.
Located in the modest arid village of Alsisar, 23 kilometers/14 miles from the district headquarters of Jhuhjhunu in Rajasthan, the heritage rich Alsisar Mahal palace is an oasis sitting luminously among the battle-hardened desert surroundings. Claimed in 1737 by the ancestors of current heir Thaukur Gaj Singhji, the brilliant Alsisar Mahal is the most recent addition to the Alsisar Group of Hotels.
Comprised of several beautiful historic buildings in Kalvag, Norway, Knutholmen Hotell lends insight to the rich maritime heritage of the renowned fishing village that remains a celebrated destination today. While celebrating its fishing and seaside culture, the hotel affords the setting to explore the majestic mountain and forest surroundings of Kalvag.
For over 350 years, Sundvolden Hotel has been the choice historic experience for tradesmen, farmers, artists, royalty and travelers from the furthest corners of the globe. Offering 257 spacious guestrooms and creative and comforting cuisine at the property's a la carte restaurant Anno 1648, Sundvolden Hotel is a luxury retreat rich in heritage and tradition.
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.
Tivoli Avenida Liberdade Lisboa
For over 80 years, the high standards of quality and level of service have made the Tivoli Lisboa a landmark among Lisbon hotels. With its cosmopolitan lobby and stunning Sky Bar, it is a natural choice of top executives for meetings and banqueting in the hotel, or within its own purpose-built Conference and Events Centre.
Lofthus i Hardanger, Norway
Originally a “staging inn” with one straw bed over a shipping office, Hotel Ullensvang is rooted with deep Norwegian history and traditions. This property has been run by five generations of the Utne family after Hans Utne built the inn in 1846. A cabin in Lofthus near the inn was the inspiration and birthplace of the musical creations by the famous Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg. Little by little, the hotel was expanded and restored to the luxury property that it stands today.
A gem hidden snuggled at the foot of towering snow peaks and the majestic cliffs of Lom, Fossheim Turisthotell is a charming third-generation family owned historic hotel proud of its cultural heritage and longstanding values of hospitality. While secluded, Lom is a breathtaking town, rich in tradition, with a picturesque backdrop only rivaled by the service at Fossheim Turisthotell.
The Landmark London
London, United Kingdom
Blending classic elegance and modern luxury, The Landmark London offers stunning facilities and thoughtful amenities amid the vibrant city life in England's capital city.
The Savoy London
London, United Kingdom
On the River Thames in the heart of the West End, The Savoy has been London’s defining luxury hotel since 1889. Boasting some of the most well-known bars and restaurants in London, The Savoy has set world-class standards of excellence for over a century as evidenced by its enduring legacy of bespoke service and amenities.
Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern
Five generations of superb hoteliers have demonstrated their unparalleled commitment to providing an incomparable stay at the legendary Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern in Lucerne, Switzerland. Built in 1845, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern is one of the few hotels in Switzerland with national significance.
Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor
Built in 1886, Sofitel Winter Palace Luxor is a historic treasure perched on the Nile River amid luxuriant tropical gardens and ancient temples. Blending rich colonial design with the glory of Pharaonic times, this Luxor, Egypt hotel boasts sumptuous accommodations in 92 guestrooms and suites that have be the choice destination among luminaries and dignitaries for over a century.
Citadel Inn Hotel & Resort
Originally a fortress built in the mid-19th century, Citadel Inn Hotel & Resort is a historic establishment in Lviv, Ukraine affording elegant accommodations, convenient amenities, and excellent service. With a relaxing spa, flexible conference center, and refined dining establishments, Citadel Inn Hotel & Resort affords true luxury.
Casa Azul Hotel Monumento Historico
Adorned with precious antiques, exclusive objects d'art, luxurious fabrics, and wonderful flower arrangements throughout the property, Casa Azul Hotel Monumento Historico is an enchanting residence at the historic center of Merida, Yucatan. With eight luxurious and individually decorated suites, the hotel is an intimate escape allowing guests to immerse in private tranquility.
Casa Lecanda, located within Merida, Mexico, offers guests thoughtfully-appointed luxury accommodations and a close proximity to the most coveted sights in the Yucatan region.
The Hacienda Misne is a beautifully renovated hotel nestled in the heart of Mérida, Mexico in the beautiful Yucatan Peninsula surrounded by a lush tropical setting. Featuring the unique blend of Spanish and French architecture, the Hacienda Misne boasts contemporary decor, pebbled paths, and colorful gardens, creating the perfect fusion of modern comfort and enriching history.
Hacienda Xcanatún is a luxurious boutique hotel, located in an authentic 18th century hacienda within Merida, Mexico, offering elegant accommodations, exquisite dining, and more for guests to enjoy.
Mansion Merida On the Park
Nestled in the heart of Merida, Mansion Merida is an ornate manor on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico boasting a past rich with history. Dating back to 1644 and once owned by famed Governor Rodrigo Flores de Aldana, this elegant resort features Belle Epoque architecture and overlooks the leafy palm trees and exhilarating streets of the city.
Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel
Located on Merida's most prominent avenue, Rosas & Xocolate Boutique Hotel affords travelers a delightful hub for their exploration of Mexico's vast Yucatan Peninsula. Entwined with the tradition of Mayan culture, this historic Yucatan destination boasts a vibrant history along with eclectic offerings for enjoyment while on a sojourn to Mexico.
Dating back to 1912, Wyndham Merida is a luxury property located in Merida, Mexico, offering travelers exquisite accommodations, unparalleled dining options, and a beautiful historic setting. Set in the vibrant Yucatan Peninsula, this heritage hotel boasts convenient access to explore the cultural attractions nearby.
Fru Haugans Hotel
Ideally situated on the Vefsna riverside in the center of Norway within Mosjøen, Fru Haugans Hotel has been a women-run retreat since 1885 offering warm hospitality and excellent service. Strolling around the hotel is a journey through time, where the rich history of Norway is exhibited. A beautiful location at the end of the picturesque Sjøgata street, Fru Haugans Hotel has holds the distinction of being Northern Norway’s oldest preserved adjoining wooden buildings.
Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin
Noordwijk aan Zee, Netherlands
Just a short distance between Amsterdam and The Hague in Noordwijk aan Zee, the Netherlands, the Grand Hotel Huis ter Duin welcomes guests to a historic seaside haven of exclusivity. This elegant five-star deluxe beach retreat has been offering fantastic views of the majestic North Sea to visitors for more than a century.
Hotel Union Oye
Hotel Union Øye is a historic gem, situated in a peaceful village on Hjørundfjord with the Sunnmøre Alps towering all around. Dating from 1891, the property is a historical journey in itself with authentic rooms, all named after royal and dignified guests, with rich and traditional decorations.
Quinta Real Oaxaca
Enchanted by floral gardens, brilliant courtyards, and serene fountains, Quinta Real Oaxaca is a romantic luxury hotel nestled in the historic center of Oaxaca, Mexico. Built in 1576, the property was originally the Convent of Santa Catalina de Siena and much of the original structure has been carefully restored and remains displayed to this day, including frescoes and restored tile floors.
Former home of architect, entrepreneur, and traveler Christian Thams, Bårdshaug Herregård began as a parsonage converted into a thoughtfully decorated personal residence. Today, the 65 guestrooms at the hotel still reflect the intricate details of Christian Thams' passions and history with its decor and original furnishings.
Solstrand Hotel & Bad
Os, Bergen, Norway
Originally an intimate escape for merchant princes to revitalize creative notions, Solstrand Hotel & Bad was built in 1896 by Christian Michelsen, who later became the first prime minister of Norway after gaining independence from Sweden in 1905. Today, Solstrand Hotel is run by the fourth-generation of the Schau-Larsen family and remains a holiday resort offering the its original wooden architecture affording the rich natural and cultural landscape that surrounds it.
Originally built by Magnus Poulsson during World War I, Lysebu Hotel was used as a personal residence for Norwegian ship owner Anton Fredrik Kaveness. After the World War II, Lysebu was donated to The Danish-Norwegian Cooperation Fund in appreciation of the food aid Norway received from Denmark during German occupation.
Nermo Hotell & Apartments
Dating back to the 1400s, Nermo Hotell & Apartments was originally a modest guesthouse among a potato and grain farm for fishermen and hunters seeking adventure among the valleys of Gudbrandsdalen and Østerdalen. Today, the property offers 32 spacious and comfortable guestrooms and 53 apartments featuring magnificent soaring views of the valley and Oyer mountains.
Hotel Regina Louvre
Within sight of the Tuileries Gardens, and just moments from the Parisan icon and treasure, the Louvre, Hotel Regina Louvre offers the ultimate in French sophistication and decadence. Surrounded by all of the finest offers of Paris, this Art Nouveau property is firmly anchored in the history of Paris that's reflected in its interior's intricate woodwork and designer lighting.
Raffles Hotel Le Royal
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Considered an important part of Phnom Penh’s history, Raffles Hotel Le Royal has stood for 90 years, its walls bearing witness to a revolution while honoring the past and embracing the city. Hotel Le Royal hosted royalty from day one, with His Majesty Sisowath Monivong, King of Cambodia, attending the opening ceremony in 1929.
Quinta Real Puebla
Puebla de Zaragoza, Mexico
Originally constructed as the Convent of the Immaculate Conception, Quinta Real Puebla is a magnificent 16th century hotel situated in the historic center of Puebla, a city declared a World Heritage Site in 1987. Built in an extravagant Spanish Colonial style, Quinta Real Puebla is teeming with vibrant courtyards, decadent guestrooms, and warm Mexican hospitality.
Gran Hotel Son Net
An architectural beauty, Gran Hotel Son Net is the crown jewel of Mallorca, Spain. The 17th-century historic mansion offers exquisitely appointed rooms, authentic cuisine, and a wide array of outdoor entertainment. The recipient of endless accolades, including Trip Advisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” 2011, Gran Hotel Son Net features soaring ceilings, important works of art, and grand guestrooms.
Hacienda Jurica by Brisas
Boasting elegance and authentic colonial brilliance, Hacienda Jurica is a luxury historic destination in Queretaro, Mexico affording impeccable service, opulent furnishings, and restful accommodations. A 16th century hacienda, this imposing estate exemplifies historic significance and the cultural crossroads of the region.
As today's largest hotel amid the mountain ranges of Norway, Roros Hotel started from humble beginnings. The property was established in 1951 and began as a hopeful endeavor to boost the city of Roros' economy after the downfall of the copper mining industry. Today, the spacious and comfortable 156 guestrooms and suites, premier meeting venues, and popular restaurants and bars are proof of the venture's success.
Originally an old textile factory established in 1914 and a separate shop and farm built by Johan Natanael Ramm in 1844, Vertshuset Røros is comprised of the two adjacent buildings creating a unique lodging experience with two distinct interiors. The space of the former businesses were converted into 38 comfortable guestrooms and apartments displaying the industrial history of Bergstadens, with rich traditional Røros furnishings in Rammgården or clean modern lines in Uldvarefabrik.
The carefully preserved walls Lauritz Smith Pedersen built for his factory over 200 years ago transport guests of the GamlaVærket Hotel to an authentic tour of Norway’s industrial history. With 28 romantic guestrooms, individually furnished and styled, the hotel offers each guest a personalized experience with charming service and amenities reflecting the history of Norway.
Kronen Gaard Hotel
Built in 1898, Kronen Gaard Hotel was originally a summer country residence until 1925 when it was converted to a women's psychiatric rehabilitation facility. After 57 years of operation, Trodne psychiatric facility, named after it's tranquil and serene setting, was closed to undergo transformation to become a luxury hotel. Owners Kjell and Sygni Steinsvåg's risky undertaking proved to be successful as Kronen Gaard Hotel remains choice accommodations for Norwegian country hospitality.
Selbusjoen Hotel & Gjestegard
Boasting the tranquility of its countryside setting, Selbusjoen Hotel & Gjestegard features luxury accommodations situated on the banks of Selbu, Norway. Built in the mid-19th century, before it was converted into the charming hotel that stands today, the property was occupied by a diverse collection of organizations and businesses, including a general store, sanatorium, post office, and a home for the elderly.
Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Raffles’ Grand Hotel d’Angkor opened in 1932 to accommodate tourists traveling to the Angkor Wat temple, which is now part of a famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. Named for the capital city of the historic Khmer Empire, the Grand Hotel d’Angkor displays timeless architectural designs of ancient Khmer culture throughout its entire structure.
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Once a former Post Office and minutes from the main shopping hub and business district of vibrant Singapore, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore’s neo-classical rooms, soaring Doric columns, hints of champagne colors, and abundant sea and river views are matched by the luxury hotel’s impeccable personalized service and warm surroundings.
Sola Strand Hotel
With front row seats to the North Sea, Sola Strand Hotel has been an idyllic example of the perfect beach vacation for decades. The interior of the property transports guests to a historic life at sea with the floors and walls lined and decorated by materials of old vessels. Sola Strand Hotel has thrived through occupation during World War II and nearly a century of careful preservation.
Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa
Somerset West, South Africa
This historic resort dates back to the mid-17th century, when it once constituted a portion of Willem Adriaan van der Stel’s massive homestead. While the current structure that now constitutes the resort first appeared in 1817, it did not become known as the Erinvale Estate until Edward Strangman acquired the location some five decades later. Today, the Erinvale Estate Hotel & Spa is one of South Africa’s most luxurious holiday destinations.
Originally a postal inn accommodating travelers following the mail route, Stalheim Hotel was built in 1750 with humble amenities and only 20 beds. With centuries of experience, renovation, and expansion, Stalheim Hotel today is a family-run business boasting 124 comfortable guestrooms, a delicious restaurant and bar, and meeting spaces, all with expansive panoramic views of the breathtaking Nærøyfjord and Nærøy Valley.
Gathering accolades and distinctions from centuries of distinguished guests, Barberstown Castle’s rich and colorful heritage makes it an Irish treasure with more than 800 years of stories to recite next to its glowing fireplaces.
The K Club
With its structures dating back to 1832, The K Club represents true luxury that has been able to withstand the test of time. The historic Kildare, Ireland hotel offers a wealth of dining outlets, featuring locally-sourced cuisine, international fare, afternoon tea service, and more for travelers' enjoyment.
Built in 1845, in the heart of a park on the Oslo fjord coastline, Engo Gard has been an idyllic country inn since the twenties. Originally known as Pihls Pensjonat, the modest guesthouse was slowly expanded and restored to great the luxury historic hotel it stands today. Engo Gard has converted its property to house 44 guestrooms, a renown restaurant with private wine cellar, and other exciting facilities.
Nestled in the foothills of Uggdal, Norway, on the island of Tysnes, Haaheim Gaard is a charming hotel boasting a romantic rural setting. Originally built on farmland in 1907, the hotel represents the rich agricultural history that remains integral in the culture and economy today.
Aranwa Sacred Valley
Built next to the majestic Vilcanota River, in the mystical landscape of the Incas on the route to Machu Picchu, Aranwa Sacred Valley is composed from a restored hacienda decorated in Colonial style inviting the magical balance of the ancient Inca culture and modern sumptuousness in the peaceful haven of the Huayllabamba district.
One of the oldest hotels in Norway, the iconic Utne Hotel opened its doors to guests in 1722. With its intricate decorative details and collection of antique treasures, entering the historic hotel is like living in a history book.
Hacienda Uxmal Plantation & Museum
Hacienda Uxmal Plantation & Museum is nestled in the heart of the ancient World Heritage Mayan city of Uxmal, Mexico. Dating back to 1673, the world’s First Hotel Hacienda overlooks a gorgeous plantation and neighboring Chocolate Museum. The notable explorers and archaeologists of Uxmal have stayed at this historic hotel. Guests can experience an enclave of Yucatan traditions, blending Mayan and Spanish Colonial ambiance with classic mahogany furniture, hand painted tiles, and stained glass.
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.
For over 120 years, Fleischer’s Hotel has been a cultural treasure for prominent guests wanting to indulge in a fairytale experience surrounded by Norway’s natural wonders. Fredirk Lyth Ørum Fleischer opened the hotel in 1864, and it has been operated by five generations of Fleischers.
Hotel New Grand
Designated a historic monument and considered one of the oldest western-style hotels in Japan, Hotel New Grand is the epitome of Yokohama history. Established in 1927, Hotel New Grand is an international hotel that has welcomed guests from all over the world. A relaxing respite in the heart of the city, this culturally rich hotel offers unparalleled views of Yamashita Park and Yokohama Bay.
Quinta Real Zacatecas
Transforming the iconic San Pedro bullfighting ring into luxury accommodations, Quinta Real Zacatecas is a historic destination in Zacatecas, Mexico preserving the character and beauty of its original 19th century structure. Hosting its last corrida in 1975, the San Pedro bullfighting ring now represents and celebrates its lively past and significance through vibrant facilities and gracious service.
Storchen Zürich - Lifestyle Boutique Hotel
From the regal black storks nesting in the eaves to the leisurely flow of riverboats just beyond the terrace cafe, Storchen Zürich is the only Old Town Zürich hotel located directly upon the river Limmat. Renowned for warm hospitality for over 650 years, this historic treasure provides an ideal location for gracious accommodations and efficient service.
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
San Juan, Puerto RicoUnited States
Since its inception in 1919, the historic Condado Vanderbilt Hotel has catered to sophisticated San Juan travelers who place one aspiration above all else – to pursue a lifestyle of five-star luxury and leisure within some of the world’s most exclusive destinations. Discover Puerto Rico as it is meant to be experienced at the Condado Vanderbilt Hotel where exacting service, luxury accommodations, exquisite amenities, and fine dining are a hallmark of every stay.
Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu
Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu overlooks the picturesque St Lawrence River on top of Point-au-Pic, an area known for its hospitality and inspiring landscapes. It was built to accommodate growing tourism in the area due to the great salmon fishing that was discovered in the mid-1700s.
Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello
In Quebec, directly on the Ottawa River, sits the grand cedar structure of the Fairmont Le Château Montebello, a historic resort featuring buildings that date back to 1930. With over 10,000 red cedar logs used in the construction of the three main buildings, this resort contains the largest log cabin in the world.
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
Fairmont’s The Queen Elizabeth is a legend in Montreal. Since opening its doors in 1958, the Queen Elizabeth has been at the forefront for hospitality and technological innovation. Designed by the prestigious architects of the Canadian National Railway Company, the hotel was among the first in North America to feature modern amenities like escalators, centralized air conditioning, and direct-dial telephones.
Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac
Québec City, QuebecCanada
Rich in heritage, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac is an urban resort, nestled in the heart of Old Quebec, that seduces with its historic charm, distinctive elegance, world-class hospitality and magic touch. Once the site of personal residence of the English and French governors, Fairmont Le Château Frontenac stands high on Cap Diamant, overlooking the majestic St. Lawrence River.