Friday, May 27, 2011 by bella
Choice Hotels, Unique Settings for the Italy Traveller San Domenico Palace Hotel Taormina, Sicily, Italy The hotel is in a 15th century monastery with beautiful terraces and gardens. Hotel Eden Rome, Italy When in Rome, many tourists choose to stay at Hotel Eden, even Hemingway and Ingrid Bergman! The rooms are classic and offer striking views of the city. Hotel Forty Seven Rome, Italy Hotel Forty Seven is a place for art lovers with Italian art from the 20th century on each floor. The rooms have comfortable furnishings, satellite television and Internet connections. Atop the hotel is a restaurant that overlooks Ancient Rome, where guests can enjoy a delicious Mediterranean dinner.
SITA has an express Bus line to Siena and a local Bus line. TrenItalia offers service from Santa Maria Novella Statzione to Siena Statzione, which is a 1½ hour ride. The Bus will drop you in town and requires a much short walk to Piazza Del Campo. A good place to start exploring is from Piazza Del Campo. Every region and major city in Italy has more than a few unique hotels in settings that will mesmerize the tourist.Many hotels are near restaurants or have a built-in restaurant for convenience. La Perla Corvara, Italy Vigilius Mountain Resort South Tyrol, Italy The hotel is modern in design with stone and concrete on lots of plain wood. Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria Sorrento, Italy This hotel is located high on a cliff that overlooks the harbor in Sorrento. The hotel is actually three villas, each built in the 1800s. The hotel has been restored, but still maintains its original design. Ornate frescoes on the ceilings of a few suites and unique furniture give the hotel its unique beauty. One is a traditional dining room with a 19th century elegant style.
The hotel offers a private elevator, which transports guests to the harbor. Il San Pietro di Positano Positano, Italy The views of the sea can be enjoyed from each room and terrace to the max because the hotel is built alongside the cliff only one room deep. Each room has its own private terrace. There is a restaurant on top of the hotel that serves Italian cuisine and offers more stunning views of the Gulf of Salerno. Grand Hotel Quisisana Capri, Italy A pool and outdoor cafe are available. Caesar Augustus Hotel Capri, Italy The Capri Palace Anacapri, Italy Luxury is an understatement at this hotel. Even outside the hotel is a well-kept garden. The hotel offers a penthouse suite and also an apartment-style suite for long stays that has its own garden and pool.
Hotel Capo d'Africa Rome, Italy This hotel offers spacious, decorative rooms with high ceilings, painted in warm, bright colors. Just a few blocks from the hotel is the Colosseum. Hotel Gritti Palace Venice, Italy This is a gorgeous hotel that was once a palace in Venice. The Terrazza restaurant at the hotel offers a terrific view of the Grand Canal. Hotel Spadari al Duomo Milan, Italy The Hotel Spadari al Duomo has a middle name - and that name is "fashion." Some rooms offer a view of the Duomo cathedral. Grand Hotel et de Milan Milan, Italy An elegant hotel in Milan that has lovely rooms with period furniture and rich fabrics. The La Scala theater is just a short walk from the hotel. La Sommita Relais Culti Ostuni, Puglia, Italy Grand Hotel Continental Siena, Italy Once an aristocratic residence, the Grand Hotel Continental is the most luxurious hotel in Siena. It's located just off the pedestrian street of Piazza del Campo in the heart of Siena.
The hotel has a grand ballroom, a splendid restaurant and a wine bar. Lungarno Suites Florence, Italy This hotel adds modern elegance to Florence with three stylish hotels. The hotel's location makes it easy for guests to explore the city. Located at the centre of Rome, it features numerous winding medieval streets, piazzas, and fountains.