Italy is famous for great food but is also regarded as having some of the finest hotels in the world.
Whether you are planning a family holiday looking for the best hotels in Italy or are in the mood for a romantic getaway for you and your partner, Love Italian Life might have just saved your day from searching Google until the cows come home!
Here are 12 Stunning Hotels in Italy You Must Experience:
Portrait Roma offers an Italian hospitality experience like no other by allowing its guests to stay in what you feel is a private mansion in the heart of Rome with the services of a 5 star hotel. You also have the opportunity to take a tour of Rome while driving around in a Ferrari to uncover the beauty and history of Italy in one of the most spectacular ways possible.
The 14 luxury suites offer the perfect combination of tranquillity and sophistication with elegant bedrooms to bathrooms, lounges to terraces that surpass the demands of a Roman emperor. Panoramic views can be seen all over Rome and each suite pays homage to 1950s beauty and to the genius of a founding father of “Made in Italy” – Salvatore Ferragamo.
t: +39 055 2726 4000
CimaRosa is a unique Boutique B&B of splendid rooms mirroring the enchanting Grand Canal of Venice and was created by a dynamic duo with a passion for living which is clear the moment you step inside the palazzo’s walls. Having lived in Venice for generations the duo offer superior local knowledge to help you plan your itinerary and discover what the true Venice is all about.
The selection of rooms offer classy interiors with a collection of past and present furnishings which have a unique twist of modern day vibes in an ancient venetian backdrop. Each room has its own private bathroom with housekeeping, a personal concierge service and 24 hour reception.
t: +39 3737495041
The history of La Minerva began in the early 20th century at a time when the whole world suddenly seemed to wake up the beauty of Capri. The Hotel is located conveniently in the center of Capri in a prime spot facing the sea while visitors’ tranquility is guaranteed by La Minerva which enables you to experience the sheer joy of going for lovely walks along the island’s flower decked passages.
The hotel’s 16 bedrooms are situated on five floors with high ceilings, arches, terraces and bright ceramic-tiled floors reflecting Capri’s traditional architecture along with mesmerizing sea views of the island. The local Faraglioni beaches, Charterhouse of San Giacomo and the spectacular views of the Gardens of Augustus and Tragara are within close walking distance of the hotel.
t: +39 081 8377067
Grand Amore Hotel and Spa
The Grand Amore Hotel and Spa is a sophisticated boutique hotel based in the historic city center of Florence. The level of detail and design is superior, from marble guest baths to artisan handcrafted furniture to exquisite wine lists, they even offer a dedicated member of the “Grand Amore Comfort Crew” who provide a service ready to fulfill your desires and expectations.
The 11 guest rooms are carefully decorated in shades of ivory, white and grey along with
Black and white vintage photographs of Florence lining the walls and private marble coated baths.
t: +39 055 0351500
If you want to experience a relaxing family holiday away from the busy metropolis of the major Italian cities then look no further than the Cruiser Hotel in the town of Pesaro in Marche which overlooks the beautiful adriatic sea and sandy coastal beaches.
With six floors of hospitality and 120 double bedrooms many with sea views you will be able have the perfect break with children or a romantic dinner in one of their restaurants. Wellbeing is a central theme of the hotel where the lobby immediately puts you at ease with luxury furniture and calming aquariums. This leads to a state of the art Technogym Gym, two beautiful private swimming pools, whirlpool jacuzzi and a large terrace equipped with beach beds, sunshades and showers.
The old-city centre of Pesaro is a short walk from the hotel which is the birthplace of Gioachino Rossini, the famous Italian composer and is where the annual Rossini Opera Festival is staged along with various other events and exhibitions all year round. With the relaxing beach lifestyle, classic Pesarese culture and delicious cuisine of the Marche region it is no surprise why a stay at the Cruiser Hotel in Pesaro is so popular for families, youngsters, couples and groups.
t: +39 0721 388100
Riccione in Emilia Romagna has a famous reputation for sea, sand, shopping and entertainment and no other hotel encapsulates this better than Hotel Belvedere which is less than 50 meters from the beach.
This specialist wellness hotel offers luxury rooms, expert massages, sauna, jacuzzi, turkish bath, dead sea salts and a pool that is incredibly unique. The Belvedere pool is the centrepiece that the hotel revolves around and looks similar to a lagoon of marble mosaics with a wooden bridge dividing it to form a refreshingly modern design concept.
Cycling is a massive local passion in this region of Italy which is why the Belvedere Bike Hotel is so popular with guests. Marina and her family are on hand to share their love for Cycling with you in a bespoke way that is a breath of fresh air to enjoy all the local area has to offer.
t: +39 0541 601506
Turin Palace Hotel
Turin Palace Hotel was completely renovated recently and represents the famously high standards of Turin hospitality. The hotel is located in a prestigious building dated back to 1850 near Porta Nuova Station and offers a delightful atmosphere, rich in history with modern amenities which are ideal for those travelling for leisure and business. The Hotel is next to Porta Nuova Station, a few steps away the glorious splendor of the city center.
There are 126 Rooms including a Presidential Suite as well as the famous restaurant “Les Petites Madeleines” with Bright conference rooms which are perfect for meetings, a big panoramic terrace with a view and a relaxing Spa to round off any day.
Masseria Cervarolo offers truly picturesque accommodation within the main building and in a classic styled Apulian trulli which dates back to the 16th century. The Masseria’s grounds also include an outdoor swimming pool and an ancient chapel with all rooms decorated with antique furniture.
Guests also have the opportunity to experience some highly recommended excursions such as Wine tasting, olive oil tasting and cooking class activities.
Hotel Panorama is famous for having superb panoramic views across the “Gulf of the Angels” and a location that is a few minutes from the city centre and Poetto beach, ideal for any holidaymaker or business trip.
The location is in a residential neighbourhood next to the hustle and bustle of the town centre and city’s sports facilities.
The hotel has 100 rooms and 20 suites which are decorated in hot blooded sardinian colours and fitted with all modern amenities.
t: +39 070 307691
Hotel Villa Ducale
Villa Ducale is a recently renovated luxurious boutique hotel situated in a sophisticated villa with stunning sea views and Mount Etna.
The Hotel Is nicely situated close to the historic town centre while also offering a shuttle service to Taormina which is popular with guests. All rooms are furnished with fine Italian design and contemporary Sicilian-style décor.
Villa Ducale also has a reputation for its vast breakfast buffet of homemade Sicilian specialities, served on the panoramic terrace. Another popular feature is the popular cocktail happy hour every day at 6:30pm.
t: +39 0942 28153
Hotel Spadari al Duomo
If you are looking for a hotel that is in the heart of Milan with easy access to the best city sights then look no further than Hotel Spadari al Duomo.
The location is an incredible 150 m from Piazza del Duomo and Milan Cathedral and features original artwork and modern comfort in every aspect of its hospitality.
The Hotel rooms are decorated with paintings by young artists and the hotel offers a friendly service that helps you enjoy Milan in every way possible.
Hotel Spadari Al Duomo stands out for its excellent service. Staff make that extra effort to take care of you and can provide useful local knowledge.
Montegiove Castle is a remarkable and renovated Country House that is located just outside Fano in Marche where you can enjoy beautiful sea views of the sea and basque in the local countryside. The rooms are decorated in a late nineteenth century fresco and furnished with period furniture
On the grounds is also a large garden park where you can practice golf and make use of a free swimming pool. There is also a restaurant that serves both local and international specialities, with many of the fresh ingredients being grown on the Castello Montegiove site.
t: +39 0721/864123
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About Anna Floriani
Anna writes about everything that makes Italian culture so special. Having lived and worked in Ireland and the UK for many years she is originally from le Marche in Italy while her zest and passion for life comes from raising her young family.