Historical hotels of the world.
The hotel is an atmospheric place. Maybe that’s why the concepts of the most fashionable and modern hotels are usually drawn from history, which, it turns out, still tolerates the subjunctive mood. Next, you can see 10 of the most impressive historical hotels in the world, transformed by talented restorers.
Corsewall Lighthouse, Scotland, Kintyre Peninsula.
Corsewall lighthouse is a national treasure of Scotland. It was built in 1815, but is still in working order, although it has been turned into a luxury hotel. An unusual hotel with spectacular sea views is “part-time” owned by the lighthouse Keeper.
A hotel in All Saints ‘ Church in Northamptonshire, England.
In this old Church offers elegant rooms and free Wi-Fi access and nearby private Parking. On weekends, medieval feasts are held here for tourists.
Courtyard by Marriott Nizhny Novgorod City Center, Russia, Nizhny Novgorod.
This new Nizhny Novgorod hotel includes a restored merchant’s estate of the XIX century, recognized as a cultural heritage site. Currently, there is a Banquet hall that can accommodate up to 80 people, as well as suites, the most expensive of which — the presidential one — is estimated at 16.5 thousand rubles per night.
Bed and Bunker hostel in a former artillery bunker. Leger, Albania.
In Albania, a cold war-era artillery bunker was turned into a bed and Bunker hostel. According to the authors-Albanian and German students of architecture-the project will give an impetus to the development of tourism in the region.
Hotel Andel’s in the factory. Lodz, Poland.
The former factory looks very traditional, but its contents meet the latest standards in the hospitality industry and are not devoid of invention. The main feature of the hotel is a glass parallelepiped with a panoramic pool, Spa and lounge area.
Former Inn The Olde Bell, Village of Hurley, Berkshire, United Kingdom.
It is believed to be the oldest functioning hotel in the UK. In 1135, it housed an Inn for pilgrims arriving at the nearby Benedictine monastery. Guests of the hotel were Winston Churchill, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Cary Grant, Errol Flynn.
Hotel-Palacio de los Condes de Miravalle, Mexico city.
This Mexican hotel is located in an old 17th-century mansion known as the Palacio de los Condes de Miravalle. The colonial-style building is considered a landmark in Mexico city. The reconstruction project was developed by Cherem-Serrano Arquitectos Studio.
Tainaron Blue Retreat fortress hotel, Mani Peninsula, Greece.
In ancient times, such structures were built for defense and control of the surrounding area, and now the watchtower houses the Tainaron Blue Retreat hotel. However, the color of the fortress remained. The floors inside the building are connected by narrow staircases carved into the walls. The loopholes offer a beautiful view of the coastline of Cape Tainaron.
Hotel-castle Dornroschenschloss Sababurg. Bavaria, Germany.
This German hilltop castle is more than 650 years old. The hotel is usually positioned as a romantic place where the sleeping beauty from the fairy tale of the brothers Grimm slept for 100 years, until the fairy Prince kissed her.