The most romantic hotels in Italy

The most romantic hotels in Italy

Italy is one of the most beautiful and romantic countries in the world. There are lots of amazing places to spend time with your loves. The country offers perfect honeymoon destinations as well. Whether an island, the city, gorgeous villa or hotel you will find a perfect place to spend an unforgettable vacation. Here are some of the most romantic hotels in Italy.

Le Sirenuse

Located in Positano the hotel can be described as an old family house converted into a first-class hotel. The Pompeian red-and- white building houses 59 bedrooms, most with sea-facing balconies or terraces, and there’s also a pool, an Aveda spa, and a Champagne bar where evenings commence before moving on to Michelin-starred fish restaurant, La Sponda.

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Location: Positano

Nearby sights: Bagni d’Arienzo, Spiaggia Grande, Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale

Residenza Napoleone III

This three-room, one-bedroom suite near the Spanish Steps is named after the Emperor of France (and nephew of Napoleon I), who stayed here, and housed on the piano nobile of a palazzo that belongs to Principessa Letizia Ruspoli. It’s suitably grand and decadent, with chandeliers, gilded busts, heirloom antiques, and oil paintings that swing back to reveal a plasma TV and a tiny bathroom. A separate Roof Garden Suite is shrouded in greenery and offers 360-degree views over the rooftops of Rome.

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Location: Rome

Nearby sights: Colosseum, Pantheon, Piazza Navona

Borgo Santo Pietro

Claus Thottrup bought this 13th-century villa near the beautiful roofless abbey of San Galgano as a wedding present for his wife Jeannette. The 15 classic rooms and suites – some with open fires, frescoed walls and claw-foot baths – are insanely pretty, and the 13 acres of grounds include a freeform pool, a spa, a rose walk, and organic gardens that grow produce for the Michelin-starred restaurant and Treehouse Bar.

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Location: Tuscany

Nearby sights: Piazzale Michelangelo, Piazza della Signoria, Duomo – Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore

Villa Feltrinelli

From 1943 to 1954, this 19th-century crenellated extravaganza on Italy’s largest lake was home to Mussolini. Today it’s the European hotel of choice of many a high-end traveller, with two members of staff for every guest and a Michelin-starred restaurant overseen by Stefano Baiocco. There are 13 suites in the main building, which have magnificent staircases with stone-mullioned, stained-glass windows, and a further eight in three guest houses and a boathouse.

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Location: Lombardy

Nearby sights: Chiesa San Giacomo di Gargnano, Spiaggia del Corno, Palazzo Bettoni

Santa Caterina

Run by the fourth generation of the family that founded it, this is the beach club with bar, freeform pool and sun loungers right on the water’s edge – on one of the most stunning coastlines in the world. Back at the top, there are more amazing views from the restaurant and balconies of some of the rooms in the 19th-century villa, which is set in gracious grounds of citrus and olive groves. Honeymoon suites have decadent details such as shell-shaped beds and infinity pools.

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Location: Amalfi

Nearby sights: Duomo di Sant’Andrea Apostolo, Valle delle Ferriere, Museo della Carta

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