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Preserved history of Italy: long-standing and ancient hotels

Italy has an incredibly ancient history, and therefore it is not surprising that on its territory there is a huge number of castles. Some of them operate modern hotels fully equipped for the needs of tourists. One of these hotels is in a romantic castle built in the 14th century, in Verona. In Suites Junior, comfortable rooms and the charm of medieval Italy await guests. Another historic hotel is proudly called Residenza Napoleone III. It is located in a 16th-century building in the heart of Rome. Many of the city's attractions are within walking distance. The rooms of the hotel are elegantly decorated, with luxury in the royal chambers.
Photo of Casa Calicantus, Milano Casa Calicantus, Milan Casa Calicantus is open in a no less beautiful villa. The incomparable design of this hotel is also a tribute to traditions of the past. There is a spectacular lounge with an old fireplace and massive wooden furniture at Casa Calicantus. The hotel still features the original stone walls and columns, wooden doors with skillful carving and high and narrow windows with forged treillages. Don’t forget to explore the picturesque inner yard that is also the location of a true historical landmark – an ancient well.
Palazzo Niccolini Al Duomo, Florence Another magnificent hotel, Palazzo Niccolini Al Duomo , is located nearby. The historic atmosphere of the hotel is perfectly underlined by beautiful frescos that can be seen not only in public zones but also in guest rooms. All rooms in Palazzo Niccolini Al Duomo are made in individual style. Some rooms still feature the original old beans, and some rooms, on the contrary, are very stylish and modern. Other amazing peculiarities of the miniature hotel include reasonable prices and a quality national cuisine restaurant.
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Photo of Residenza Paolo VI, Roma Residenza Paolo VI, Rome The high-class Residenza Paolo VI is open in a fully restored building of an old monastery. Windows of this gorgeous hotel face Piazza San Pietro. Besides spacious guest rooms, the hotel offers magnificent panoramic terraces with the views of Vatican walls and the cupola of St. Peter’s Cathedral. Spacious stone terraces look particularly awesome with interesting landscape compositions. The design of the historical hotel is elegant and aristocratic, and the decor is made in accordance with traditions of the past. Flower bouquets complete the fabulous look.
Photo of Grande Albergo Internazionale, Brindisi Grande Albergo Internazionale, Brindisi Many hotels in Brindisi occupy very beautiful historical buildings, and a real local landmark is Grande Albergo Internazionale . Opened in the early 19th century, the hotel has not lost its aristocratic luxury over the years. Priceless antique furniture, an abundance of unique paintings, luxurious carpeting and massive crystal chandeliers with lots of pendants - all this forms a unique historical interior. Guests of the historic hotel will be able to stay in a beautiful room with a four-poster bed and find relaxation in several chic lounges or n upscale restaurant serving national cuisine.
Photo of Villa Martina, Agropoli Villa Martina, Agropoli It won’t be difficult to find a hotel with a historic spirit in Agropoli. The incredibly beautiful historic hotel, Villa Martina , is situated off the coast. It has three rooms furnished with elegant antique furniture and decorated with fine fabrics. Each room has a huge bed with a high carved back; there are lovely portieres and luxury chandelier with glass pendants. Besides the charming rooms, the hotel has a large garden with lots of cozy places to stay and a rich collection of exotic plants. There is a charming cafe next to the hotel, where you can enjoy homemade cakes.
Photo of Hotel Continentale, Arezzo Hotel Continentale, Arezzo Many popular hotels of Arezzo are set in restored historic buildings, thus former has managed to preserve unique atmosphere of the past centuries. Luxurious Hotel Continentale is in a couple of minutes’ walk from the train station. The main feature of the hotel is unique historical interior. Rooms and public areas of the hotel feature lovely furniture upholstered in genuine leather and the finest fabrics. Large mirrors and paintings in gilt carved frames, as well as cut flowers in antique vases make atmosphere even more refined.
Photo of Palace Grand Hotel Varese, Varese Palace Grand Hotel Varese, Varese Varese invites all its guests to spend a few days in one of the amazing historic hotels like prestigious Palace Grand Hotel Varese occupying a rich historical building. It looks incredibly romantic and attractive, especially in summer, when its miniature balconies with forged rails are decorated with fresh flowers. High ceilings adorned with stucco, beautiful natural-wood finishings, and high windows have been preserved in the old building. Rooms and public areas are decorated with antique furniture, everywhere you can observe paintings of impressive size and huge crystal chandeliers. Romantic rooms are designed in different color gammas, so it's quite easy to pick up the suitable one among them.
Photo of Hotel Stiegl Scala, Bolzano Hotel Stiegl Scala, Bolzano In a walking distance from the railway station of Bolzano is historic Hotel Stiegl Scala that was opened back in 1898. The hotel has managed to preserve elements of its original interior and a priceless collection of antiques, as well as a part of good old traditions. The hotel still has an aristocratic lounge, which is sure to appeal to fans of relaxation in a refined atmosphere. An ancient garden that surrounds the hotel is considered one of the most beautiful in the city. The historic hotel offers its guests as many as 65 stylish rooms featuring beautiful modern furniture and noble fabrics.
Photo of Relais Santa Corona, Vicenza Relais Santa Corona, Vicenza Vicenza is famous for its amazing historic hotels. Relais Santa Corona is one of such. It is located in one of the most beautiful buildings of the 18th century. During the reconstruction of the building, its high ceilings and stone walls were preserved, which make the atmosphere in the rooms unique. Exquisite dark wood furniture, decorations of handmade carvings, antique porcelain figurines, and paintings in wooden frames, miniature niches on the walls, vases adorned with fresh flowers – all fill the hotel with historic charm and luxury. The picturesque hotel will appeal to those who like walks in historical places as it is located next to the pedestrian zone of Vicenza.
Photo of Hotel Moderno, Bari Hotel Moderno, Bari Bari is famous for its wonderful historic hotels, so absolutely all guests of the city can spend a few days in an atmosphere of past centuries. Hotel Moderno situated in the university area is a local landmark; this accommodation place has been opened in 1931. In the length of time, the hotel has changed dramatically, but the atmosphere of refinement and elegance remained the same. Interior of the lodge is painted in beige tones and emphasized with numerous antique accessories. The hotel boasts a collection of old paintings and sculptures represented in public areas.
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Remarkable old hotels in the top cities of Italy

Rome
The high-class Residenza Paolo VI is open in a fully restored building of an old monastery. Windows of this gorgeous hotel face Piazza San Pietro. Besides spacious guest rooms, the hotel offers magnificent panoramic terraces with the views of Vatican walls and the cupola of St. Peter’s Cathedral. Spacious stone terraces look particularly awesome with interesting landscape compositions. The design of the historical hotel is elegant and aristocratic, and the decor is made in accordance with … Read more
Florence
Another magnificent hotel, Palazzo Niccolini Al Duomo, is located nearby. The historic atmosphere of the hotel is perfectly underlined by beautiful frescos that can be seen not only in public zones but also in guest rooms. All rooms in Palazzo Niccolini Al Duomo are made in individual style. Some rooms still feature the original old beans, and some rooms, on the contrary, are very stylish and modern. Other amazing peculiarities of the miniature hotel include reasonable prices and a quality … Read more
Milan
Casa Calicantus is open in a no less beautiful villa. The incomparable design of this hotel is also a tribute to traditions of the past. There is a spectacular lounge with an old fireplace and massive wooden furniture at Casa Calicantus. The hotel still features the original stone walls and columns, wooden doors with skillful carving and high and narrow windows with forged treillages. Don’t forget to explore the picturesque inner yard that is also the location of a true historical landmark – … Read more
Venice
Hotel Bonvecchiati is one of the most attractive historic hotels in Venice, which greeted its first guests yet at the end of the 18th century. Currently, Hotel Bonvecchiati offers more than 120 guest rooms that include suitable rooms for fans of traditions of the past and adherents of modern style. Just like many years ago, some guest rooms come with elegant antique furniture made of precious sorts of wood. Talented use of premium fabrics in different shades and textures has always been a … Read more
Bologna
Guests of Hotel Palace can enjoy the refined atmosphere of the past. It occupies another beautiful building in the heart of the historic district. All its rooms are furnished with spectacular lacquered furniture made of fine wood, and some rooms have chic parquet floors. In accordance with the traditions of the past, the drapery in the rooms is made with the use of fabrics of noble shades: blue, cherry, and emerald. The hotel's public areas present a rich collection of antiques: old paintings, … Read more
Verona
A true embodiment of the culture of past centuries is Hotel Colomba dOro, which is just a couple of minutes walk from the Verona Arena. It occupies a unique building of a medieval monastery where a chic finish of stone and wood, as well as wonderful frescoes, have been restored during the reconstruction. Luxurious rooms are decorated taking into account the good old traditions - they have huge wooden beds with carved backs and antique furniture, while the drapery is made with satin and velvet. … Read more
Bergamo
Despite the fact that Hotel Città Dei Mille occupies a modern building, literally every element reminds about traditions of the past centuries. Interior of the hotel is perfect; the former is based on smart finish of dark woods. The rooms have beds with high carved backs, which are painted gold. The walls are covered with fixtures and metal items, while in public areas vintage wrought-iron chandeliers of impressive size create bold accents. Another feature of the hotel is an abundance of old … Read more
Genoa
Not far from the central railway station is situated the upscale Hotel Continental Genova, which is also housed in a chic historical building. Literally, every detail of the interior reminds you of the traditions of past centuries: a chic marble floor and stairs framed with wrought-iron railings, rare mahogany trim elements, and genuine antique furniture. On the ground floor in the hall is installed beautiful furniture with genuine leather upholstery. You can also see lots of beautiful … Read more

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