12 Hotels Decorated By Fashion Designers

The designer hotel trend shows no sign of slowing down anytime soon. On the contrary, from Australia’s opulent Palazzo Versace - the pioneer of fashion designer hotels - to the playful Maison Moschino in Milan, more and more luxury hotels from around the world seem to need a fashion icon to put a couture signature on their chic suites.

Hotels by Fashion Designers

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Hotel Torralbenc - Menorca, Spain

Situated close to Alaior, Menorca, in a privileged area rich in natural beauty and archaeological remains, Hotel Torralbenc offers luxury accommodation, award-wining cuisine, and spa facilities. Once a traditional Menorcan farm, the hilltop property retains its original architecture, but welcomes guests in beautifully renovated interiors. Rooms are bright, elegant, and graciously decorated in warm, natural tones and materials.


Relais Casamassima - Perugia, Italy

Italian country elegance and old-world hospitality await you at Relais Casamassima - a quaint, family-run guesthouse immersed in the splendor and tranquility of the Umbrian hills, yet only a short drive away from lively Perugia. The property boasts 3 sprawling, elegant suites, each with its own size, design, and color palette. The style is an inspired combination of rustic warmth and contemporary chic, with exquisite vintage furnishings and exposed stone walls sharing space with flat-screen TVs and modern bathrooms.


Fontevraud L’Hotel - France

A medieval abbey converted into a modern design hotel, Fontevraud retains the marvelous architecture, cultural heritage, and austere atmosphere of its original structure, but offers outstanding comfort in contemporary decors with sober bespoke furnishings, noble materials, and subtle colors. A project of French designers Patrick Jouin and Sanjit Manku in collaboration with Abbey Director David Martin, the hotel offers accommodation in 54 bedrooms. Housed in the ancient cloister, Fontevraud Restaurant is where award-winning chef Thibaut Ruggeri serves fresh and creative French cuisine, while the abbey’s former chapel serves as a digital media library where guests can enjoy fine wines while standing at multi-touch tables.


The Passage - Basel, Switzerland

A peaceful and stylish urban retreat in downtown Basel, The Passage boasts trendy social spaces and sleek, high-tech accommodations with bright, minimalist decors and sophisticated amenities. Guests can choose from a variety of creatively designed rooms, spacious suites with separate living areas, and high-end lofts complete with balconies and fully-equipped kitchens. A state-of-the-art fitness center and a modern, welcoming lounge serving drinks and tapa-style dishes, complement the hotel’s facilities.


Relais La Corte dei Papi - Cortona, Italy

A meticulously restored 16th-century country house in the Tuscan hill town of Cortona, La Corte dei Papi offers luxury accommodation in 15 rooms and spa suites appointed with refined fabrics, gorgeous antique furnishings, and all modern comforts that discerning travelers would seek. Besides its charming guestrooms, the residence boasts its own parkland, a swimming pool, and a superb restaurant serving farm-fresh Tuscan cuisine either in the gentle ambience of the estate’s former wine cellar or outside by the pool, under the glorious Tuscan sun.


Biniarroca Hotel - Menorca, Spain

Nestled within the unspoilt countryside of Menorca, just outside the village of Sant Lluís, Biniarroca Hotel is an oasis of charm, good taste, and tranquility. Guests will have the opportunity to choose from 18 comfy, individually designed rooms and suites appointed with traditional Menorcan décor. In addition to its wonderful Mediterranean gardens and Romanesque-style pools, this chic and intimate hotel prides itself with one of the island’s finest restaurants, a charming setting with an innovative French-inspired menu, and a serene flower-laden terrace where light Bistro fare can be enjoyed alfresco.