Traveling anywhere can be stressful, so sometimes it’s best to pay that extra money for the top of the line. I mean, what better way to enjoy your vacation than to stay in a hotel where all your needs are accommodated. Here are just some of Italy’s most luxurious hotels.
1. Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli
Sitting on the shores of Lake Garda, this hotel’s subtle pink exterior stands out amongst the surrounding greenery. In the entry hall, there are original 19th-century benches and a wood-burning fireplace in the library. Patrons have their pick of 21 rooms and two Michelin star restaurants with prices starting at €1,400, $1,575, per night. The hotel’s website calls the space, “A place where time seems to have stopped to make space for just dreams.”
2. Borgo Santo Pietro
The Tuscan hotel, “Was born from the desire to create and share a unique and welcoming place where nature meets luxury.” The 800-year-old villa sits in the region’s countryside and offers patrons a relaxing getaway complete with fining dining, spa, and tours of the massive property. Guests can also participate in pizza making classes or truffle hunts with a local expert. Room prices start at €1,000, $1,025, a night.
3. Residenza Napoleone III
Opened in 2002, this luxury getaway is located in Rome’s Palazzo Ruspoli. The building is named after Emperor Napoleon III, who lived in the space in 1830. Visitors will find themselves in the heart of the city’s shopping district, minutes away from the Spanish Steps. There are only two apartments, at this location and the going rate is about €900, about $1,000, per night.
4. Villa & Palazzo Aminta Hotel
Owned by The Leading Hotels of the World, Villa & Palazzo Aminta Hotel is located on Lake Maggiore in Stresa. The interior of the hotel is decorated with various items the owners have found over the years, adding to the welcoming environment that greets the guests. All rooms have private balconies with lake or garden views and pet-friendly accommodations are available as well. If you’re interested in staying prices start at €655, or $737, a night.
5. Belmond Hotel Cipriani
Located in Venice, the Belmond Hotel Cipriani has been proclaimed ‘one of the most celebrated luxury hotels in Venice’. The hotel has 96 rooms, a restaurant, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a children’s club, a gym, a tennis court, and a private marina. Guests who are willing to pay about €525, about $600, a night will also be treated to views of the Doge’s Palace and the church of St. Giorgio.
- Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli [Villa Feltrinelli]
- Villa & Palazzo Aminta Hotel [Villa Aminta]
- Belmond Hotel Cipriani [Belmond]
- Residenza Napoleone III [Residenza Napoleone]
- Borgo Santo Pietro [Borgo Santo Pietro]
- Feature Picture [Wikimedia]