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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
San Juan, Puerto Rico, United 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Just an hour's drive from Dublin lies Kilkea Castle, a member of Historic Hotels Worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fairmont Banff Springs
Banff, Alberta, Canada
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.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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 Hotel Macdonald
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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.
Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge
Jasper, Alberta, Canada
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, Alberta, Canada
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 Columbia, Canada
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.
Keltic Lodge Resort and Spa
Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia, Canada
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
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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.
Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu
Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada
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
Montebello, Quebec, Canada
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
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.