Embrace the Season: Cosy Hotels for your Autumn Adventure


As the leaves turn golden and the air grows crisp, autumn is the perfect season to embark on a cosy getaway. There's something enchanting about staying in a charming hotel surrounded by the warm hues of fall. Whether you're looking for a romantic escape or a peaceful retreat, we've compiled a list of inviting hotels across various destinations that will make your autumn trip unforgettable! So, pack your bags, don your scarves, and get ready to enjoy the beauty and cosiness of this enchanting season.

Hotel & Chalet Aurelio

Vorarlberg, Austria

Hotel & Chalet Aurelio is a luxurious mountain retreat that promises a perfect blend of tranquillity, elegance, and authentic alpine cosiness. Whether you're seeking a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or simply a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, this exceptional destination offers an unforgettable escape. Situated in the enchanting Lech am Arlberg, Hotel & Chalet Aurelio offers a selection of elegant rooms and suites, each meticulously designed to provide guests with the utmost comfort and relaxation. The interior design is a harmonious blend of rustic Alpine charm and modern sophistication, featuring wood-beamed ceilings, plush furnishings, and large windows that frame breathtaking mountain views.

During the colder months, the hotel becomes a snow-covered wonderland, perfect for skiing and snowboarding. The hotel offers ski-in/ski-out access, making it incredibly convenient for winter sports enthusiasts. Hotel & Chalet Aurelio takes relaxation seriously, offering a world-class spa and wellness centre where guests can unwind after a day of outdoor adventure. The spa features a range of treatments, saunas, and relaxation areas designed to pamper your body and soothe your spirit. The cosy fireplaces in the wellness area add an extra layer of warmth and comfort. Feeling hungry? Enjoy exquisite Austrian dishes at the hotel restaurant, prepared with locally sourced ingredients while savouring panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

Hurley House Hotel

Berkshire, UK

Tucked away in the idyllic village of Hurley, Berkshire, Hurley House Hotel is a hidden gem that seamlessly combines timeless elegance with the warmth of a countryside retreat. Just a short drive from London, this tranquil award-winning boutique, once a pub, is everything you’d want for a cosy autumn getaway. Offering an intimate and luxurious experience with a selection of elegantly appointed rooms and suites, soak away your worries in a free standing roll-top bathtub and cosy up in the sumptuous bedding. The original flagstone floors and brickwork also create the epitome of laidback luxury in the setting of the British countryside.

The hotel’s Michelin Plated restaurant is a culinary delight, boasting a seasonally inspired menu that showcases locally sourced and thoughtfully crafted dishes. From hearty Sunday lunches to vegan delicacies, Hurley House have now launched a new ‘Omakase Sushi Bar’ to the mix – a unique dining ritual, in which your meal is carefully chosen and crafted by the head sushi chef right in front of you! Whether you’re searching for a fine-dining experience in a more relaxed setting, or the ideal weekend away where you can end each day with a rejuvenating bubble bath in an intimate but sophisticated suite, Hurley House certainly caters for all, allowing you to freely enjoy the best of a British getaway.

HUUS Gstaad

Gstaad, Switzerland

HUUS Gstaad is a luxurious retreat that promises a perfect blend of tranquillity, adventure, and pure Swiss charm. Behind the log cabin exterior, you are immediately enveloped in the warm and inviting ambiance of Alpine design. The interior of the hotel is a testament to the region's heritage, with wooden beams, exposed stone walls, and traditional Swiss craftsmanship seamlessly blended with modern comforts. Think woollen tartan throws, crackling fireplaces, plush furnishings and more.

As autumn arrives in the region, the landscape undergoes a breathtaking transformation. The surrounding forests and hillsides burst into a myriad of reds, yellows, and oranges. The crisp mountain air and the sound of leaves crunching beneath your feet make this season an ideal time for nature lovers and hikers. The hotel's proximity to hiking trails and the opportunity to experience the local flora and fauna make it a perfect base for exploring the natural beauty of the Swiss Alps. When winter blankets the region with snow, Gstaad turns into a storybook winter wonderland. HUUS Gstaad is ideally situated for access to some of Switzerland's most renowned ski resorts, offering everything from gentle slopes for beginners to challenging runs for experienced skiers and snowboarders. Whether you're seeking the vibrant colours of autumn foliage or the enchantment of a winter wonderland, this alpine haven offers an unforgettable experience. Relax those ski legs by the crackling fire with a traditional cup of hot Swiss cocoa, and unwind. This chic chalet is the perfect ski hideaway.

Cowley Manor Experimental

Cotswolds, UK

Cowley Manor Experimental is the epitome of a cosy English getaway, offering a delightful blend of modern comforts and timeless elegance amidst the idyllic Cotswolds countryside. Inviting travellers (and their furry friends!) to experience a truly cosy and indulgent retreat, this quintessential English country estate is the perfect place to escape to this autumn. Set amidst 55 acres of glorious parkland and manicured gardens, stroll through the extensive grounds and you’ll be captivated by the tranquillity of the serene lakes and the rolling hills of the Cotswolds – it’s an ideal place to savour the crisp autumn air and admire the vibrant foliage. Each of the accommodations here have their own unique character. However, the contemporary furnishings, soothing colour palettes, and high-end amenities will make you feel right at home. Not to mention the plush beds, soft linens, and cosy robes will ensure that you'll have a restful night's sleep.

We have to admit that a cosy stay isn’t quite complete without a bit of pampering! Cowley Manor’s C-Side spa is a tranquil oasis offering a range of treatments that will leave you feeling rejuvenated. Whether it's a hot stone massage or a revitalising facial, this spa is the perfect place to unwind and escape the autumn chill. Enjoy a cosy evening by the fireplace as you savour exquisite dishes and an extensive wine list at the hotel’s restaurant, MALT. Featuring a seasonal menu that offers a taste of the Cotswolds with a modern twist. While Cowley Manor is a destination in itself, it also serves as an excellent base for exploring the charming Cotswolds region. Take a leisurely drive through the rolling hills, visit nearby villages, and experience the warmth of the local communities. The quaint market towns of Stow-on-the-Wold and Bourton-on-the-Water are just a short drive away!

Hotel Edelweiss

Zürs, Austria

Hotel Edelweiss is a retro escape for those seeking a cosy, yet luxurious, retreat. Nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Austrian Alps, this mountain hideaway is a charming and intimate retreat that beckons travellers to experience the essence of cosy luxury. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, pristine slopes, and picturesque alpine villages, Hotel Edelweiss promises an unforgettable stay. During the colder months, the surroundings are covered in a blanket of snow, creating a magical winter wonderland perfect for skiing, sledding, and snowshoeing.

Designed with an authentic aesthetic, here you can expect colourful wallpapers, plush fabrics, eclectic prints and more – the perfect environment for those cold winter nights. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a solo adventure, this charming Austrian gem offers an ideal setting for relaxation and outdoor adventures. Hotel Edelweiss captures the true essence of the Alps, providing a cosy stay that leaves you with cherished memories and a yearning to return to this alpine paradise. “Winter never goes out of style. Neither does Champagne”. The exclusive spirit of Zürs truly feels at home at Hotel Edelweiss.

Berghotel Biberkopf

Vorarlberg, Austria

The mountains are calling, and you must go! Perched high in the Austrian Alps lies the charming Berghotel Biberkopf; a place that’s surrounded by majestic mountain peaks, lush meadows and a serene ambiance of nature. Whilst this place is beautiful all year round, autumn & winter here is a true fairytale experience. The valleys are transformed into a snowy paradise, and the opportunities for outdoor adventures are endless. Skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and more are just a few of the options available to guests. Your ideal home-away-from-home, all 65 rooms and eight suites showcase breathtaking views over the snow covered mountains, combining the true energy of rejuvenation and alpine design.

After an exhilarating day on the slopes, guests can unwind and rejuvenate in the hotel's wellness area. The wellness centre features a sauna, steam bath, and relaxation rooms, all designed to help you unwind and soothe your muscles. The panoramic views of the surrounding mountains from the wellness area are a serene and beautiful backdrop to your relaxation. With a passion for good food, prepare your taste buds for some extraordinary sensations at Bibers, the hotel’s restaurant and bar. From modern creations to local classics, the relaxing, feel-good atmosphere makes for the perfect place to end your day.

Henry's Townhouse

London, UK

Housed in a stunning Georgian townhouse, in the heart of London's prestigious Marylebone district, Henry's Townhouse is a hidden gem that offers a perfect blend of history, elegance, and intimacy. This boutique hotel is the epitome of a cosy retreat in one of the world's most vibrant cities. The moment you step foot inside, you’ll be transported to a bygone era of elegance and refinement. Inspired by Jane Austen’s favourite brother, Henry, who once lived at this esteemed address, this sophisticated bolthole now offers six decadent bedrooms and outstanding reception spaces – making it a perfectly intimate stay in the Big Smoke. The interior design features a blend of period-appropriate furnishings, rich fabrics, and antique pieces that evoke the grandeur of the 18th century.

With each bedroom boasting their own unique narrative, much like novels on a shelf, they invite you to open them up, step inside and become immersed in a rich visual story inspired by the Austen family. Retreat to their Monsieur Halavant’s Pantry, and indulge in a selection of delicious breakfasts and lunches. By night, this space can be transformed with beautiful floral displays and candlelight – the perfect setting for private dinners and celebrations, or relaxed family meals after a long day of exploring the city. Looking for a little piece and quiet? Jane’s Reading Room is the perfect place to cosy up with a book.

Solea Boutique & Spa Hotel

Trentino, Italy

Surrounded by the majestic Dolomites, pristine lakes, and picturesque villages, Solea Boutique & Spa Hotel offers an inviting and luxurious escape for those in search of a comforting and unforgettable getaway. From the moment you step inside, you’ll be greeted with a warm and gracious reception by the hotel's attentive staff – making you feel like an honoured guest from the moment you arrive. The cosy ambiance of the lobby, adorned with comfortable seating and a welcoming fireplace, sets the tone for a comforting stay. Formed of 45 charmingly decorated rooms and suites, the elegant furnishings and tranquil environment will effortlessly convince you to unwind, sleep and dream your worries away.

Immerse yourself in the vibrant hotel restaurant and allow the team of chefs to take your tastebuds on a tantalising journey. Dive into the heated indoor and outdoor pools and float weightlessly amongst the mountain peaks. Enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities as you discover a boundless sense of freedom. This alpine hideaway was not only designed to radiate tranquillity, intimacy and a sense of elegance, as it was also made for dreaming; the atmosphere of Solea Boutique & Spa Hotel will give you a whole new lease of life the moment you step foot inside. Cosy, luxurious and totally authentic, you’ll feel as if you’ve walked straight into a fairy tale.

Villa Provence

Aarhus, Denmark

Villa Provence stands as a testament to the enchanting fusion of Danish and Mediterranean cultures. This charming boutique hotel offers a unique blend of hospitality, gastronomy, and design that transports guests to the delightful city of Aarhus. The signature style of this hidden boutique inspires guests with its Provençal country style and its exceptional collection of original vintage French film and advertising posters. Formed of a tasteful selection of rooms and suites, here you can expect grand four-poster beds, relaxing free-standing tubs and a delicious touch of French sophistication. Not to mention they have a room painted in the colours of a Van Gogh painting!

Explore the city till your heart’s content, and enjoy everything this vibrant Latin Quarter, the oldest preserved neighbourhood in the city, has to offer. Relax with your morning coffee in their romantic cobbled courtyard, surrounded by lime trees and trickling fountains. Soak in your bathtub with a book and a glass of wine or two. Wanting to meet some like-minded travellers? Villa Provence have created a new concept where guests are invited to create their perfect cocktail in the hotel lounge. Just simply pick and choose your desired drink, and allow the staff to guide you. The reason behind ‘Honest Bar’ is so guests can experiment with classic recipes, indulge in the relaxed atmosphere and socialise with others. Guests love it, and so will you.

Canal House

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam, a city of winding canals, rich history, and vibrant culture, holds a special place in the hearts of travellers. Amidst the hustle and bustle of this dynamic city lies Canal House, a boutique hotel that promises a serene and cosy retreat in the heart of this charming city. Nestled on Keizersgracht, one of Amsterdam's iconic canals, its central location makes for the perfect place to explore the city’s top attractions. The hotel's interior is a harmonious blend of classic Dutch design and modern comfort. Comprising three 17th-century merchants’ houses, original features like exposed wooden beams and Delft tiles evoke the heritage of the building. The choice of furnishings and decor also create a welcoming atmosphere that embraces guests with cosy elegance.

Have your pick of the best bunch with a refreshing selection of rooms indicating exactly what to expect: Good, Better, Great, Exceptional, Outstanding, Best. Focusing on a purple and black palette, all rooms offer bundles of character; unique artwork, silk wallpaper, plush velvet curtains and traditional Dutch paintings. To enhance the guest experience, Canal House offers a delectable breakfast in their charming Great Room. The cosy setting is perfect for starting the day with a delightful meal, and guests can savour the flavours of locally sourced ingredients. For a spot of socialising and downtime, retreat to the bar with picturesque views over the Keizersgracht canal day and night. Prepare yourself for an atmospheric night in the courtyard garden, one of the largest in central Amsterdam. A stay at Canal House is more than just an accommodation; it's an immersion into the heart of the city's rich history and vibrant culture.

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