Hotels in Historic Buildings
WHS containing a building of historic or architectural significance converted from its original use into a hotel. Building must be noteworthy enough for a visit on its own.
|Agadez||The Hotel de l'Aïr is a palace built in 1917 for Kaossen, the leader of the rebellion against the colonial power. It was later converted into a hotel. The hotel restaurant has remarkable ribbed vaults, supported by four large pillars. (AB ev)|
|Brugge||Kempinski Duke's Palace Hotel is a former residence of the Dukes's of Burgundy|
|Budapest||Hilton Budapest, in restored remains of a 13th-century Dominican cloister and monastery|
|Cartagena||Sofitel Santa Clara, in a former convent: "a jewel of 17th century colonial architecture which is on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. Gabriel Garcia Marquez used this convent as the setting for one of his novels, 'Of Love and Other Demons'." (hotel website)|
|Itchan Kala||Orient Star Khiva, in the Medersa Mohammed Rakhim Khan|
|Matera||"Hotel Sassi" in Sasso Barisano, Hotel "Locanda di San Martino", Sextantio Le Grotte della Civita|
|Mexico City and Xochimilco||• Gran Hotel: at 16 de Setiembre #82. Inaugurated in 1899 as a department store, being the first building in the city built with a structure of metal and concrete. In 1968, in preparation of the XIX Olympic Games. It stands out architectonically for its Beaux Arts (especially Neoclassic and Art Nouveau) decoration, including the elevators and the Tiffany-styled glass vault created by Jacques Gruber in 1908.|
|Oaxaca and Monte Alban||The 16th Century Santa Catalina Convent has been converted by the Camino Real Group|
|Rammelsberg and Goslar||Novum Hotel Kaiserworth|
|Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans||La Saline Royale : Located on the Royal Saltworks site, a total of 31 3-star hotel rooms is available|
|Santiago de Compostela||Hostal de los Reyes Catolicos|
|Sintra||Seteais Palace (wiki)|
|The trulli of Alberobello||Trullidea, rooms in several trulli|
|Upper Middle Rhine Valley||Koblenz Youth Hostel is located inside Ehrenbreitstein Fortress.|
|Venice and its Lagoon||Gritti Palace - Situated on the Grand Canal it was built in 1525 as a residence of the Doge - now owned/run by Starwood hotels|
|Vienna||Hotel Imperial was a city palace of Duke Philipp of WÃ¼rttemberg.|
|White City of Tel-Aviv||Cinema Hotel|
|Yuso and Suso Monasteries||Hotel Hosteria Del Monasterio De San Millan, 4* hotel in wing of Yuso Monastery|
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