Though sublime, the 17 intricately painted ceilings and frescoes of Villa Feltrinelli are overshadowed by the mesmerizing ambience of the
Few hotels better represent recent social, political, cultural, and economic changes than the Ritz-Carlton, Moscow, which opened in July 2
It took the Rosso family, the owners of several small, exclusive hotels in Italy, several years to convince Milan’s city government to app
The 99-room Mandarin Oriental, Prague sits in the heart of the Czech city’s Malá Strana, or Little Quarter, on a slope that rises from the
Outside the Cliveden House, a stone terrace leads to a 1,000-yard parterre and the estate’s 376 acres of formal gardens and parklands.
Rising from the rustic landscape at the edge of the New Forest, a leisurely drive from Stonehenge near the Hampshire coast, is England’s d
First opened as a restaurant in 1953, the Château de la Chèvre d’Or has evolved over the years into a 33-room resort.
The Arlberg Hospiz, in the tiny Alpine town of St.
Graham and Fay Cowan spent six years renovating the 19th-century Victorian manse before opening it as a resort in 2000.
Rebuilt in the Renaissance era, the hacienda is adorned with Spanish Baroque and sleek contemporary furniture, vaulted ceilings, and sweep
In the fall of 2005, after a 12-month renovation, the historic Hotel des Bergues reopened as the Four Seasons Hotel des Bergues.
Kirini, an all-suite resort that opened in Oia on Santorini, Greece, last year, is utterly private, and its tiered design takes full advan
The River Liffey, which comes into play on nearly every hole on the Kildare’s challenging Palmer Course, cuts a mile-long path through the
Perched somewhat improbably along a rocky overhang on the Amalfi Coast, Il San Pietro’s 61 guest rooms look down upon the Bay of Naples an
Built in the 12th century, this former villa overlooking the Mediterranean opened as a hotel in 1997.
Following an afternoon of shopping and museum-hopping in Venice, Italy, Cipriani guests can retreat to the serenity of a 78-degree saltwat
Ideally situated on Nevsky Prospekt, St.
Rise early for coffee and Viennese pastries in Hotel Sacher Wien’s garden-view café, and you may witness Austrian men in white tie and tai
Since 1867, the Amstel has been a fixture on the banks of its namesake river in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The historic Hotel Caruso, Orient-Express Hotels’ fourth property in Italy, incorporates the excavated remains of an 11th-century palace,
In Munich, Germany, new boutiques and fashionable wine bars mingle with the city’s traditional beer-hall, brass-band gusto.
The sleek 101 Hotel in Iceland’s stylish yet unpretentious capital exhibits several pieces from designer and owner Ingibjörg Pálmadóttir’s
When Greta Garbo said, “I want to be alone,” she was in a Grand Hotel in a different city.
The butter-colored stucco terrace of the Hotel Metropole’s Restaurant Joël Robuchon overlooks Avenue des Spélugues as it curves sharply to
Irish history is inextricably intertwined with the English, and the Merrion’s pedigree is no exception.
Checking into a hotel after dark can be disappointing, giving rise to the sensation that you missed the show and must wait until dawn for
Early in the 20th century, Spanish King Alfonso XIII assembled a group of investors to build Madrid’s first grand hotel, a palace in the v
Guests rising from a night’s sleep at Lapa Palace should expect a certain amount of disorientation.
Few hotels offer a more magnificent prospect than that of Gresham Palace, Four Seasons’ Art Nouveau landmark on the banks of the Danube in
Ivana Stehlikova scans the assortment of books, CDs, and DVDs in the library at Prague’s Aria Hotel.