From centuries-old spa towns to chic island resorts, a European vacation offers an array of experiences. To ensure that your getaway is truly memorable, we’ve rounded up the best luxury hotels in Europe that will ensure it remains unforgettable.
Many of these properties boast luxurious spas that are set amidst breathtaking landscapes. European hotels make for the ideal relaxing getaway, where you can let your worries melt away with massages and facial treatments.
1. Prince de Galles
When searching for a hotel with stunning views of Paris, look no further than Lalique Suite at Prince de Galles. This top-tier luxury property is situated along Avenue George V, lined with Louis Vuitton and Hermes boutiques.
Since 1929, this Art Deco-inspired hotel has been a beacon for global explorers. The courtyard is graced with exquisite mosaic artwork and the hotel’s knowledgeable concierge team is eager to show you around the city’s most stunning sights and hidden gems.
The hotel’s rooms and suites feature a stylish blend of vintage-inspired decor and contemporary conveniences. The higher-category accommodations boast living rooms as well as expansive terraces with spectacular Paris views.
2. Kimpton St. Honore
This landmark property is the first to bring creative flair and genuine service to IHG’s luxury boutique brand. Situated in Paris’ Opera district, it’s just steps away from Place Vendome, Faubourg St Honore & Tuileries Gardens.
At this former ‘Samaritaine de Luxe’ department store, Charles Zana has seamlessly combined modern conveniences with classic Parisian flair for an inviting atmosphere. Featuring 123 guest rooms and 26 beautifully designed suites with balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows, the property exudes an easygoing atmosphere.
One of the striking features is an ornate art nouveau facade trimmed with turquoise metal and floral patterns. Other charming details such as vintage wood, brass, and iron elevators lining the stairwell add a touch of history to this stunning building.
In addition to its stunning lobby bar and restaurant, guests at Codage Hotel can also take advantage of an indoor pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and Codage spa. If you’re looking to explore more of the city, bikes can be rented from La Roue Libre – a local family-owned bicycle shop just moments from your hotel.
3. Radisson Blue
Radisson Blu has hotels across Europe and the Middle East. Their chic boutique hotels feature modern architecture with luxurious details like marble bathrooms and top-notch restaurants.
The Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago is a Windy City landmark that towers above Columbus Avenue. It’s the go-to destination for stylish travelers in the area.
This property is in an ideal location, just steps from Navy Pier and Lake Michigan. Its contemporary decor not only draws the eye, but it’s also comfortable.
The 970 square feet Presidential Suite offers views of the airport and is soundproofed. It’s furnished with modern classics, such as white “coconut chairs” and tables by George Nelson for Vitra. Plus, you can watch planes take off and land right outside your window!
4. Lalique Suite at Prince de Galles
In celebration of Prince de Galles Hotel’s 90th anniversary, Lalique joined forces with German designer Patrick Hellmann to create the Suite Lalique at Prince de Galles. This duplex suite boasts an incredible 280 degree Eiffel Tower view as well as signature Lalique pieces.
The designer draped the space in a mosaic of black and gold to create an opulent Art Deco aesthetic, complete with plenty of crystal from legendary French glass manufacturer, including the Seville chandelier. A curvy black-and-gold staircase leads up to the bedroom where two sculptural side tables add texture while maintaining the overall opulent atmosphere.
This luxurious suite includes a master bedroom, marble bathroom with separate soaking tub and shower, as well as an expansive living area. Plus, it has its own private terrace offering stunning views of Paris and the Eiffel Tower.