Adler Mountain Lodge - Italy

Situated at an altitude of 1,800 m, in a stunning and unspoilt natural area of the UNESCO-listed Dolomites, Adler Mountain Lodge consists of 12 wooden chalets and a main building where, in addition to the restaurant, lounge, and exquisite wellness area, can also be found other 18 stylish suites. Designed by Hugo & Hanspeter Demetz in collaboration with Selva’s architect Rudi Perathoner, the charming chalets are entirely built from locally-sourced wood, resembling ancient Tyrolean mountain huts. Each cabin is tastefully furnished in an elegant alpine style and has its own sauna, private terrace overlooking the mountains, and spacious sitting room with cozy sofas and glassed-in fireplace. The resort’s panoramic restaurant focuses on fresh and healthy South Tyrolean cuisine.

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memmo Alfama - Lisbon, Portugal

Situated in Lisbon’s most charming and historic district, memmo Alfama is a stylish design boutique hotel with 42 sleek, contemporary rooms and a magnificent rooftop bar terrace with a red infinity swimming pool and gorgeous views of Alfama and the Tagus River. Housed in a 19th century building, the hotel retains much of the original architecture, while its modern interiors combine clean lines and high-tech innovations with hints of the neighborhood’s rich culture and heritage.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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