Hotels in Italy

Italy’s style capital is buzzing with the news of its first hotel from a homegrown fashion house.

The mansion of an aristocratic family in the 19th century (and, during World War II, Benito Mussolini), Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli resembles a private country manor. Its 21 suites pay homage to the Feltrinellis, with more than a thousand of their paintings and antiques on display.

Behind a traditional gold-and-stucco exterior, this five-story medieval structure is now a four-star hotel furnished by architects Detti and Scarpa. Located in Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the hotel has a glass-walled lobby with black-and-white-striped armchairs and vibrant flower bouquets.

Reminiscent of the Belle Époque, the Boscolo Hotel Palace is housed in an Art Nouveau-influenced structure built in the 1920’s by renowned architect Marcello Piacentini.

This former 18th-century convent—recently made over by the Stein Group—has 29 simple, chic rooms and makes a nice base from which to explore the coast.

Once the headquarters of a steel manufacturer, its rooms are light and spacious and the staff is superb. If you can help it, don’t stay anywhere else.

With its original Art Deco style rooms, a prestigious location on Via Veneto near the Spanish Steps, and suites that recall the splendor of the Dolce Vita, this Belle Époque property continues to be an popular option near many prime Rome sites.

16th-century Medicean villa, the sister property to Lake Como’s historic Villa d’Este. 

This Tuscan stone hideaway can sleep up to 12 in cozy interiors complete with beamed ceilings, antique furniture, and oil paintings.