Ready for your next luxury getaway? The Leading Hotels Of The World has welcomed six new members to its portfolio of over 400 exquisite hotels.
From a picturesque Italian escape to a sky-high city break in New York, feast your eyes on the stunning new properties…
1 Palazzo Avino, Italy
Dreamy surroundings and elegant interiors – what more could you wish for? Located in the charming town of Ravello on the Amalfi Coast south of Naples, Palazzo Avino offers spectacular views from its vantage point on a hillside overlooking the Mediterranean.
The glorious surroundings of brilliant blue sea, a profusion of flowers, and pastel-painted houses create a peaceful haven from a busy world for its sophisticated visitors.
Once a 12th-century villa built for an esteemed Italian noble family, this multi-award-winning property has been tastefully refurbished to the highest standards while retaining its evocative medieval and baroque features. With 33 rooms and 10 suites, it’s ideal for a fairytale escape.
2 Waldhaus Flims Alpine Grand Hotel & Spa, Switzerland
With a history stretching back 140 years, Waldhaus Flims Alpine Grand Hotel & Spa in Switzerland is ideal for a soothing break surrounded by forest and breathtaking mountains.
Encompassing three distinctive guest houses, it artfully blends traditional charm and contemporary style, offering guests a variety of refined rooms and suites. Outstanding restaurants serve sophisticated local cuisine, while the two bars are the perfect venues for savoring creative cocktails.
The natural beauty and tranquility of the setting complement the range of treatments offered in the expansive award-winning spa. Immerse yourself in the spa’s bathing pond, filled with soft local mountain spring water and bask in the beauty of nature.
3 Hotel Weises Roessl Kitzbühel, Austria
If you love winter sports, you’ll love this hotel. Hotel Weises Roessl Kitzbühel is the pre-eminent luxury hotel in the center of Kitzbühel – the leading sports destination of the Alps. Each year in January the world’s finest skiers gather to celebrate the highlight of the World Cup calendar.
Built in the 17th century and owned by the Harisch family, the hotel underwent a complete refurbishment in 2017. In addition to its 29 well-equipped rooms and 18 suites, visit to enjoy two restaurants, a lobby-bar with open fire place, an extensive spa with indoor pool, saunas and a fitness centre (for burning off the fondue, of course).
Located next to the 700-year-old historic centre, guests can also explore boutiques, restaurants, cafés and the Casino during a stay here.
4 Parker Palm Springs, California
Thirteen lushly planted acres in a desert climate is probably the most defining and memorable image of one’s stay at this Californian hideaway. Wander these paths under arches of green, make your way through tunnels of towering shrubbery and admire the endless palm trees.
There’s no shortage of rustic relaxation here. Featuring 125 rooms and a petite six suites, as well as 13 villas, there’s also five different eateries to sink your teeth into. What’s more, from a fire circle and fountains to fruit trees and herb gardens, there are plenty of niche finds awaiting. Plus, Palm Springs Yacht Club remains the one place no guest ever chooses to leave.
5 Parker New York, USA
City slickers can delight in a stay at Parker New York. Sleek, fashionable and perfect for a base when exploring the Big Apple – meet Parker New York.
Have your pick of low floors, high floors, Central Park views or the Manhattan Skyline. All 706 rooms are over 300 sq.ft, giving you plenty of space to lounge or work. There’s also 23 suites for something extra special – plus a penthouse pool and sundeck to make the most of too.
With four restaurants (ranging from casual burgers to Indian cuisine) to eat your way through, there’s also a host of pampering faculties too. Even better – the stores of 5th avenue are mere steps away thanks to Parker New York’s prime location.
6 Gran Hotel Inglés, Spain
This hotel boasts quite the claim to fame – it was Madrid’s very first hotel, and dates back to 1886. Completely restored and renovated under the artistic direction of Rockwell Group, the hotel has become one of the city’s finest properties, with 43 rooms and five suites. Enjoy the finer things in life here – from a pillow menu and chauffeur service to picnics in the park nearby.
As well as being ideally located in the city’s centre, features include a restaurant combining traditional and innovative cuisine, as well as a comprehensive fitness center with top-of-the-line exercise equipment. For those looking to rejuvenate, make the most of a wellness area with a wide range of exclusive treatments and products.
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