Boutique hotels are small niche hotels, usually found in urban centers. They usually have some characteristic trait that makes them unique. There is a relaxed and intimate ambience in these hotels and they are growing in number all over the world. Some of the best boutique hotels around the world are listed below:-
1. Borgo Santo Pietro in Tuscany, Italy is an old world hotel that is set in a huge property and allows guests to wander through the grounds. It is set in thirteen acres of vineyards, courtyards, orchards and gardens and retiring rooms for guests. Borgo Santo Pietro is old world Tuscan perfection.
2. Maison 140 in Beverly Hills, USA is an intimate retreat in West Hollywood built in the old French style. It serves gourmet meals which are delivered to the rooms or served at the bar. This quaint Parisian inn is comfortable, inviting and unpretentious.
3. Lydmar Hotel in the heart of Stockholm, Sweden is a simple and unpretentious place that spells elegance. Fine dining and culture is perfectly combined here as is the classical and contemporary. There are several tourist attractions within walking distance surrounding the hotel.
4. Sanctum Soho is situated bang in the middle of London, UK. A trendy hotel with a roof top garden, private theatre and a hydro hot tub, making it a perfect getaway from the busy humdrum of London life. The rooms are individually designed in a funky style and the place offers great food and drink.
5. Layana Resort and Spa in Koh Lanta in Thailand is a resort and spa retreat. It is a perfect example of Thai hospitality. It is situated on one of the golden beaches of Thailand and therefore a number of water sports are offered to the guests. It is open to guests who are eighteen years of age or more.
6. The Toren is situated in Amsterdam in the Netherlands. Amsterdam itself is world renowned for its magnificent architecture and culture. The Toren is a seventeenth century hotel. One can feel regal at this hotel and it offers and unrestrained atmosphere. Each suite is individually designed and some have their own private Jacuzzi thrown in.
7. Poseidonion Grand Hotel is located in Spetses in Greece. The palatial hotel overlooks the Dapia port. There is an Asian hotel inspired by Asian cuisine. The food is made from locally sourced ingredients.
8. The Samling Hotel in Windmere UK is enroute to the Lake District National Park and is a quick stopover for food lovers. The entire hotel is also available for an exclusive private experience. It is located in sixty seven acres of countryside and all the rooms have stunning views of the lake. It has fine dining options and even has a Michelin Star restaurant.
9. Taveuni Palms Resort is a beautiful resort located in Taveuni in Fiji. It is a perfect honeymooner’s paradise. There are three individual villas and each come with a staff of seven. Each villa is located in one acre of private beach. Here tourists can get to enjoy luxury in maximum privacy.
10. Entre Cielos is located in Mendoza in Argentina. It is relatively new and offers all modern facilities. Surrounded by vineyards, this luxurious hotel offers wine bath, spa facilities to its guests. The signature wine – Marantel Malbec is produced here.
As a tourist, you can enjoy the benefits these boutique hotels have to offer the world over.