Renowned as the worlds cultural capital, Florence is bursting at the seams with Renaissance architecture, historical artworks and famous sights, but theres...... more
Renowned as the worlds cultural capital, Florence is bursting at the seams with Renaissance architecture, historical artworks and famous sights, but theres more to this place than the Statue of David, the Duomo and the Ponte Vecchio (though these are impressive too!) Look a little closer and youll see the streets are alive with a youthful energy and with it's relatively small size, Florence is an easy city to explore. Its a city for strollers, lazy walks and stumbling upon hidden holiday treasure.Modern and contemporary in design, the Hotel Ambasciatori is ideally located opposite the train station (so no struggling with bags down busy streets!) Just a few minutes walk from the Duomo, this elegant hotel is right in the middle of the historic centre and is the perfect base for shopping, as well as exploring all the stunning cultural sights this city has to offer.For more information on what's included in this offer, please see the details below.
Not only will you be around the corner from the world-famous Vatican and majestic Sistine Chapel, but youll also be shacking up in a rather elegant...... more
Not only will you be around the corner from the world-famous Vatican and majestic Sistine Chapel, but youll also be shacking up in a rather elegant hotel in Romes Prati district. Hotel dei Consoli has an air of imperial splendour about it with cornices, columns, stained glass and Baroque paintings throughout. Inside, youll find refined Neapolitan stuccowork across its three stately floors.The best bit of this Roman holiday is the roof garden and terrace, which boasts incredible views of Saint Peters Basilica. Surrounded by Italian olive, strawberry, grapefruit and mandarin trees, the terraces café is decorated with handmade Italian ceramics. This oasis of greenery in a sea of Roman rooftops is the perfect spot for an evening glass of vintage Italian red.To see what's included, please select the offers below.Good to knowIf the rooftop bar is closed for any reason during your stay then you can take your complimentary drink in your room or in the bar instead
On the Riva degli Schiavoni, a short amble from Piazza San Marco sits the Hotel Savoia & Jolanda; a classical Venetian hotel in the heart of...... more
On the Riva degli Schiavoni, a short amble from Piazza San Marco sits the Hotel Savoia & Jolanda; a classical Venetian hotel in the heart of crumbling, ancient Venice, Italy's romantic floating city. Bedrooms are flamboyantly Italian with wooden beamed ceilings, ornate furnishings, Murano glass lamps and beds heaped with luxe silky fabrics. There's a restaurant with an outdoor terrace overlooking San Giorgio Island where you can sample local dishes and sip a chilled cocktail.
Hotel San Francesco al Monte, Naples, Italy - save 53%
Lodge like a friar in the four-star Hotel San Francesco al Monte, a former 16th-century monastery. Youll stay in the monks former cells that have been...... more
Lodge like a friar in the four-star Hotel San Francesco al Monte, a former 16th-century monastery. Youll stay in the monks former cells that have been converted into stylish rooms with original frescoes and medieval décor. But the best bit is that this holy friary boasts an impressive panorama of the Gulf of Naples. At the foot of the SantElmo Fortress and the Certosa di San Martino Museum, youll be in a fabulous location to catch once-in-a-lifetime views, visit the best Napoli has to offer and relax in the lap of luxury.The ancient cloisters house atmospheric barrel-vaulted corridors and a cool open-air bar. On the seventh floor, youll find a scenic swimming pool and garden near the lush urban hillsides of San Martino. From here, you can catch a 360-degree view of Napoli, the sparkling gulf, Capri, Vesuvius, winding vineyards and the stately Carthusian monastery. Stroll through vegetable gardens that were cultivated by monks and preserved within ancient walkways and pergolas. In a hidden cave, discover a second pool impressively carved from tufa and complete with jets. After lounging poolside, head to the La Terrazza dei Barbanti restaurant terrace to enjoy sumptuous Mediterranean dishes and fine wines. For more information on what's included, please see the offer details below.
19,1 x 14,6 x 2,5 Since Roman times, Italy has been a byword for cutting-edge style. There's simply nowhere better to indulge in some elegant hedonism....... more
19,1 x 14,6 x 2,5 Since Roman times, Italy has been a byword for cutting-edge style. There's simply nowhere better to indulge in some elegant hedonism. After all, Italians do understand la dolce vita! And, its cool hostelries are no exception. From sleek rooms to polished exteriors and hip amenities, Italian hoteliers offer the very best. Whether a rural retreat or an urban oasis, if it's a cool lodging, you'll find it here. With tons of useful information, you're all set to go.
There's more to Milan than football and fashion, with a flourishing arts scene and eclectic nightlife, it is fast becoming Italys go-to destination. Enterprise...... more
There's more to Milan than football and fashion, with a flourishing arts scene and eclectic nightlife, it is fast becoming Italys go-to destination. Enterprise Hotel is as perfectly placed for access to the boutique and designer shops and eating out as it is for those heading to the San Siro - a trip to the stadium is a must - and close enough to the tram network for access to the historic city centre and the Milan's spectacular cathedral. This converted warehouse injects a splash of character into the Milan hotel scene, with cosy interiors paired with luxury facilities. Soar to your own seventh heaven and visit the hotels panoramic spa, complete with a Turkish bath and hot tub, wind down with a cocktail in the indo-chic Garden Bar or tuck into Mediterranean specialities in Sophias restaurant.For more information about our offer inclusions, please see below.Good to knowA city tax of approximately 5 per person, per night is payable directly to the hotel.
Sardinia holiday - summer 2014, Hotel Brancamaria, Italy - save 30%
Hotel Brancamaria is a four-star hotel just outside the Sardinian coastal town of Cala Gonone. With an understated elegance, it offers warm...... more
Hotel Brancamaria is a four-star hotel just outside the Sardinian coastal town of Cala Gonone. With an understated elegance, it offers warm service and easy access to the majestic forests, mountains and beaches that surround it; a paradise for outdoor adventurers and beach junkies alike.Dip in and out of the refreshing waters of the pool and indulge in an iced cocktail before dinner. If you head down to the harbour, you can explore the restaurants there, or hire a boat to take you around the best local beaches.This thoroughly chilled-out offer includes flights, shared transfers and half-board (this includes a daily buffet breakfast and a simple selection from a set-menu of dinner choices at Restaurant La Terrazza, which guests choose in the morning). Good to knowThis holiday allows you to spread the cost of your break by paying only the deposit upfront. The remaining balance is due at a later date and is to be paid directly to the holiday supplier (the exact date will be stated on your booking confirmation).To see what's included, please select the offers below.
Cool Hotels Ecological Klappentext/Covertext: More and more hotels are offering their guests the true experience of nature in resorts that blend...... more
Cool Hotels Ecological Klappentext/Covertext: More and more hotels are offering their guests the true experience of nature in resorts that blend into the natural landscape and respect the environment. Each of the 60 hotels presented here on 400 pages with over 350 color photos, proves that ecological awareness and contemporary design are not a contradiction in terms, whether you are on an Alpine summit, in the South African bush, the Australian Outback, or a South American rain forest. Cada vez más hoteles ofrecen la oportunidad de disfrutar del auténtico contacto con la naturaleza en resorts que se integran de forma orgánica en el paisaje con total respeto al entorno. La conciencia ecológica y el diseño más actual son compatibles, como demuestran los 60 hoteles presentados en más de 350 fotografías en las 400 páginas de este libro, situados en parajes tan distintos cómo los Alpes, la selva sudafricana, el outback de Australia o la selva tropical sudamericana. Sono sempre di più gli hotel che offrono ai loro ospiti un'esperienza di autentica immersione nella natura in resort che si inseriscono armoniosamente nel paesaggio e rispettano l'ambiente circostante. Coscienza ecologica e design moderno non sono più una contraddizione, come dimostra ognuno dei 60 hotel presentati in queste 400 pagine con più di 350 foto a colori, che sia sulle cime delle alpi, nella savana africana, nell'outback australiano o nella foresta pluviale sudamericana. Format: Taschenbuch/Paperback Verlag: 2006 teNeues Printed in Italy Seiten/Pages: 399 Sprache/Language: Deutsch, English, Français, Español, Italiano EAN: 9783832791353 ISBN-10: 3832791353 ISBN-13: 978-3832791353 (Hagewitt)
Advantages: Breathtakingly beautiful. Disadvantages: The road is not one for the feint of heart
...- and is a historic town that has some wonderful buildings .
Towards the sea there is the port, bus terminus and a selection of cafes and restaurants. To the west edge of town on the hillside is an old Cappuchin convent, that is now the Hotel Cappuccini Convento - reached by a lift of green girders - you will see many such lifts around the coast.
Above Amalfi high in the hills is the beautiful...
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Review of The AmalfiCoast
...the coastal resort of Amalfi is approximately two hours drive, depending on how confident the driver is. For a fee of £15.00 a transfer to the hotel can be booked, and I completely advise this is purchased, as a taxi would cost over 50 euros. The first time I went they picked us up in a small people carrier, but the other times we have been in a coach. Let me tell you, the Amalfi coast road is not...
Advantages: The view! Worth a million pounds, but you get it at a reasonable price Disadvantages: Some find rather old fashioned, but it has a certain charm
...out into the Mediterranean Sea that the beach allows. In addition to this the hotel also has an 'American Bar' and solarium. Again these were brilliant to use, and the drinks were reasonably priced.
THE SURROUNDING AREA
Being in a prime location on the Amalfi coast road means many famous and beautiful locations are easily accessible. The town of Amalfi is literally five minutes down the road...