Europe

Built in the 12th century, this former villa overlooking the Mediterranean opened as a hotel in...
The River Liffey, which comes into play on nearly every hole on the Kildare’s challenging Palmer...
Kirini, an all-suite resort that opened in Oia on Santorini, Greece, last year, is utterly private...
In the fall of 2005, after a 12-month renovation, the historic Hotel des Bergues reopened as the...
Rise early for coffee and Viennese pastries in Hotel Sacher Wien’s garden-view café, and you may...
Since 1867, the Amstel has been a fixture on the banks of its namesake river in Amsterdam,...
The historic Hotel Caruso, Orient-Express Hotels’ fourth property in Italy, incorporates the...
Guests rising from a night’s sleep at Lapa Palace should expect a certain amount of disorientation...
Early in the 20th century, Spanish King Alfonso XIII assembled a group of investors to build Madrid...
Checking into a hotel after dark can be disappointing, giving rise to the sensation that you missed...
Irish history is inextricably intertwined with the English, and the Merrion’s pedigree is no...
The butter-colored stucco terrace of the Hotel Metropole’s Restaurant Joël Robuchon overlooks...
When Greta Garbo said, “I want to be alone,” she was in a Grand Hotel in a different city. But...
The sleek 101 Hotel in Iceland’s stylish yet unpretentious capital exhibits several pieces from...
In Munich, Germany, new boutiques and fashionable wine bars mingle with the city’s traditional beer...
Ivana Stehlikova scans the assortment of books, CDs, and DVDs in the library at Prague’s Aria Hotel...
Even in a city renowned for the colorful, free-form architecture of Antonio Gaudí and his...
Baden-Baden, Germany, has been a fashionable terminus for spa-goers ever since the Romans...
Architects W. Hamilton Beattie and A.R. Scott designed the Balmoral hotel in grand baronial style...
From the supermodels pacing its catwalks to the shoppers strolling its Via Montenapoleone, Milan...
Few hotels offer a more magnificent prospect than that of Gresham Palace, Four Seasons’ Art Nouveau...
Parisians have a term—les palais, or the palaces—for their city’s finest hotels. Bestowed upon a...
Chic, sleek, and loaded with sex appeal, Villa Kennedy is more reminiscent of London than Frankfurt...
Ahu Aysal, owner of the new Hôtel Les Ottomans in Istanbul, Turkey, claims to have spent more than...
Turn-of-the-20th-century Finnish composer Jean Sibelius is said to have seen music in shapes and...
In an age of stripped-down modernism, the new Merchant Hotel in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is a...
Every May, directors, producers, critics, and actors vie for rooms at Hotel Martinez, the premier...
French hoteliers Jocelyne and Jean-Louis Sibuet converted four 14th-century buildings into this...
The Baur au Lac’s 160-year reign as the best accommodation in Zurich, Switzerland, can be...
When in 1981 Lord Charles Forte attempted to acquire the Savoy Group, a most prestigious collection...

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