The Small Luxury Hotels of the World, a London based portfolio, has recently added 13 properties to its esteemed collection. Luxury comes in all shapes and sizes. These luxury hotels may be small but they are bestowed with all the best facilities that you may ask for. The Small Luxury Hotels portfolio was founded in 1991 and since then they have kept a close watch on all the small luxury hotels around the world. So far over 500 hotels have made it to their list. The hotels are spread across 70 countries. The Small Luxury Hotels of the World have given their stamp of approval to many countries around the world. Thus when you check into a small luxury hotel with a SLH stamp, you will be assured of all the amenities.
The 13 Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Let’s give you a glimpse of these 13 small but beautiful and luxurious properties which have gone through some serious and close inspection and scanning of the SLH portfolio. Have a look!
Casta Diva Resort and Spa
Location: Lake Como, Italy
The hotel has a historical touch to it and was the residence of the Giuditta Pasta, the 19th century opera singer. It is said that the singer bought this house with her first salary. It is a magical place indeed with the resort providing some tailor made facilities just for you. The hotel also has facilities of fine dining and also a spa.
Location: New York
Located on East 31st Street in Manhattan, New York the hotel Chandler also made it to the SLH list. The hotel is housed in Beaux Arts Building and is in close proximity to many interesting sightseeing areas of Manhattan like the Empire State building, the Madison Square Garden, Time Square. The hotel exudes tranquillity despite being located in the very heart of New York.
Carmo’s Boutique Hotel
Location: Ponte De Lima, Portugal
Taste some splendid wines and get the best spa treatments at this 15th century hotel located in Ponte De Lima, the oldest village in the world. The rich cultural and traditional heritage of Portugal come alive at this very quaint hotel with a historical setting.
Royal Mougins Hotel, Golf and Spa
Location: Mougins, France
If you are looking for a unique golfing experience along with a spa treatment to unwind and relax yourself then the Royal Mougins Hotel is the ideal location for you. The hotel located in the south of France with its 18 hold golf course and a terraced restaurant will let you experience a blissful vacation amidst the greens.
Hotel Bernini Bristol
Location: Rome, Italy
If you are a lover of history and buildings of the bygone era then the Bernini hotel is where you would want to be. Located in the heart of Rome, this hotel was built in 1880s and faces the Piazza Barberini. The décor of the hotel is replete with tapestries and is immersed in elegance.
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
This beautiful hotel comprises of two Georgian townhouses in the heart of the city. The hotel is Bohemian but includes all the contemporary facilities such as flat screen TVs, Nespresso coffee making machines and iPod docks.
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Located at the Sukhumvit thoroughfare, the Maduzi hotel is serene and peaceful. The hotel has 40 rooms and offers many tailored made facilities to its guests.
Olive Boutique Hotel
Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
The Olive Boutique hotel is a beautiful beachfront hotel. The décor of the hotel is elegant and reflects all of French, Spanish, Italian and Moroccan styles and traditions. The hotel is located in Condado area of San Juan and offers many interesting choices of cuisines like delightful Mediterranean food.
L Hotel Seminyak
Location: Bali, Indonesia
The hotel boasts of having 30 suites which come with a personal butler service. The décor of the hotel is contemporary and elegant.
L’Hotel du Lac
Location: Nagahama City, Japan
The hotel offers a splendid view of the Lake Biwa. French cuisine is available in plenty at this Small Luxury hotel. The hotel is more of a modern day villa with rooms that are very spacious.
Location: Kavala, Greece
It is a hotel that was built by the Pasha himself. Domed ceilings and arcades adorn this beautiful building whish was built at the orders of the Mohamed Ali Pasha of Greece. The hotel was a gift to the town and it’s a beautiful gift indeed with some splendid facilities available. All the rooms in the hotel are individually styled.
Location: Trakai, Lithuania
The hotel is set amidst a forest and is made of stone and Canadian timber. With almost 27 acres of forest around the hotel is ideal for nature enthusiasts.
The Club Suajana Resort
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Although located in the very urban capital of Malaysia the hotel is a topical bliss with facilities of a spa, a pool and some golfing!