Hotels in Italy
One of many worldwide guest houses maintained by the sisters of the Bridgettine order, Casa di Santa Brigida offers comfortable lodgings for all travelers per the Bridgettine commitment to hospitality and ecumenism.
The biggest draw is, naturally, the thermal pool—the temperature reaches a sweltering 100 degrees (don’t be put off by the egg-scented air, which comes from the water’s high sulfur content).
For 20 years, Carla Sozzani’s unique mini mall 10 Corso Como has hosted multiple shops unified by a single zeitgeist and interior design reminiscent of a fairy garden.
Situated atop the hill of Bellosguardo, this distinctive hotel is housed in a Renaissance-era villa built around a 14th-century tower. Surrounded by olive groves and manicured gardens, the villa originally belonged to Dante’s friend Guido Calvacanti.
Halfway between Positano and Amalfi, the Amalfi Coast folds into a deep green gorge known as the Furore fjord. It’s there, in the fjord’s tiny village, where travelers stumble upon a secluded coastal hideaway: the Furore Inn, a 22-room boutique hotel.
Regal 16th-century lakefront estate is the most prestigious of the lake's hotels, with a jet-set atmosphere. Along with 152 opulent rooms, the property has 25 acres of parkland, just enough space for three restaurants, three pools, eight tennis courts, and a spa.
Live the quintessential Italian dream at Lake Como’s Grand Dame, an Art Nou palace with three glittering pools, barmen in white coats serving bellinis, and unparalleled views of Bellagio across the lake.
Though this blinding-white stone monolith looks as ancient as the fortified farmhouses that surround it, sprawling Borgo Egnazia is actually brand-new.