Autumn is a season full of striking hues of reds and oranges, faultless frosty landscapes and the lingering sun that fondly warms your skin. Fill your days with refreshing mornings, the smell of bonfires, and the indulgence of comforting and hearty foods, amid the hushed and muted tones of the outdoors; autumn is a truly wondrous time of year. Whether you choose to embrace the colder months as the season looms in, or swap them for a warmer alternative, we've got the best of both for you to choose from. Discover these incredible hotels in Europe that are sure to make your autumn getaway as unforgettable as possible!
Florence is romantic all year round, however, there’s something a little extra special about this city when autumn arrives. From the reflections of the change of colours on the leaves that glisten on the Arno River, to its fantastic wine harvesting season, there’s no better place to indulge in the wonderful autumnal hues that cover this magical city than Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1. Filled with so much history, this former twelfth-century medieval tower offers the perfect mix of luxurious hospitality, breathtaking panoramas and Renaissance art. This enchanting hotel is nestled at the beginning of the iconic Via de’ Tornabuoni street and boasts terraces that overlook the enchanting landmarks of Florence. Be inspired by the Florentine signature styles that adorn the rooms and suites, and satisfy your senses at the Restaurant The Tower, located atop of the hotel’s Duomo terrace. A Florentine historical dream, Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1 is the perfect home away from home this autumn.
Make yourself at home in this utterly chic boutique, nestled in one of Paris' most loved and decadent neighbourhoods. Stylish, sexy and totally cool, Le Pigalle embodies the spirit of this arty local district and provides a beautifully vintage and contemporary setting from the moment you step inside. Lit by the famous neon lights of cabaret shows, here you will discover a plethora of monochrome decor, vintage furnishings, eclectic artwork and a full vinyl library to enjoy. Choose from one of their individually-decorated rooms and indulge in the Nouvelle Athènes feel. Each room has a strong Parisian identity and was inspired by artists and poets in the late nineteenth century. Retreat to the hotel’s restaurant, more like a quirky French café, and taste some delicious seasonal produce from their eclectic menu. Searching for the perfect hangout? Café Pigalle is a cosy corner in the hotel, perfect for those who love a good cup of coffee in a relaxing environment. A stay at Le Pigalle truly is the perfect place to indulge in Paris’ more eclectic and seductive side!
Oh sicily… this is a place we always dream of. From its glistening coastlines and stunning mountain scenery, to its ancient history and architectural gems, Sicily offers everything you could ever dream of and more. Take a trip to Noto and discover a world of Baroque palazzos, hypnotic limestone architecture, elegant walkways and mesmerising culture. Located southwest of Syracuse, this is definitely one of Sicily’s most beautiful historic centres – and the perfect place to escape to this autumn. Live and breathe like a local as you stay in one of the city’s most exclusive boutique hotels. Run by the Quartucci family, this 18th-century palazzo features only the most bespoke interiors and elegant designs, whilst retaining many of the building’s original features and frescoes. Formed of just nine rooms and suites, marvel at the views of the Noto Cathedral from your bedroom balcony and soak up the city’s timeless beauty. A stay at Q92 Noto Hotel will not only allow you to enjoy the finer things in life, but its exquisite Sicilian style mixed with its exceptional service, will make you never want to leave!
Known as one of the world’s most environmentally conscious cities, Stockholm is a true breath of fresh air (quite literally). A place brimming with greenery, canals, contemporary architecture, incredible museums and quaint boutiques, Sweden’s capital is a great place to visit during the autumn months. Close to the Royal Swedish Opera and Palace, you will discover one of the most exclusive stays. Still retaining its lavish atmosphere from its days as a Countess' quarters in 1764, Hotel Kungsträdgården - The King’s Garden is a place of pure luxury. Every space here carries an infectiously cosy charm and provides an entirely romantic atmosphere. From its crystal chandeliers and stucco details, to its glass-roofed courtyard and a 16th-century wine cellar, the culinary excellence of Brasserie Makalös takes this hotel to a whole new level. Enjoy some quintessentially French cuisine, sip of a glass or two of champagne, and drink in the stunning views of the leafy Royal Garden. A space to enjoy a tranquil moment is easily found here at The King's Garden.
Towering over Cyprus’ capital skyline, MAP Hotel is your ultimate stay this autumn. Nicosia’s first smart hotel was perfectly designed to create the ultimate private haven within a bustling city. Featuring vibrant pops of colour highlighting the opulent dark interiors, a chic and edgy atmosphere, and only the most sleekest interiors, this architectural masterpiece was designed by EKKY Studio Architects and contrasts so beautifully with the surrounding colonial-era buildings. Contemporary and minimalistic, each of the 30 rooms have been individually-designed to be customizable for every guest. From colourful works of art from the avant-garde artist, Kostas Neofitidis, that adorn the walls, to freestanding bathtubs that overlook the Old City, indulge in the high-end materials and comfortable atmosphere here in your own personal haven. The hotel’s SCALE restaurant is also an absolute must-visit. With a menu filled with tantalising delicacies and haute-cuisine, with a playful twist on Crypus’ delicious flavours, here you can experience the ultimate Mediterranean fusion fine-dining experience. Searching for something a little more relaxing? Be sure to retreat to the Legend Spa where you can indulge in a plethora of deep-tissue massages and hydrating facials, as well as full-body wraps and even soundproof therapy rooms.
Make your way to one of Europe’s oldest cities this autumn and discover where culture, heritage and art are all abundant and can be noticed around almost every street corner. While Lisbon is a remarkable city to visit all year round, nothing can quite compare to the charming warmth it obtains in autumn when the crisp and cool air takes over. Nestled on one of the city’s luxury shopping streets, Avenida da Liberdade, you will find your perfect stay. This recently-renovated 18th-century building is the quintessential place to indulge in the ancient history of this cosmopolitan capital. Heritage Avenida Liberdade is formed of 42 stunning rooms which retain a lot of the building’s original features, and also boast Juliette balconies that create a more romantic setting. Featuring a library, a fitness room, round the clock room service, a beautiful bar and an indoor pool, this hotel has everything you need for the perfect city break stay.
Berlin is filled with so much historical significance, you’ll never be short of things to do. This autumn, be sure to explore the secrets of this unpretentious city and discover the colourful culture that has blossomed from its dark history. Located just a few minutes from Checkpoint Charlie, Mondrian Suites provides a tranquil yet trendy haven in the heart of this bustling centre. Nestled on a quiet courtyard, this eclectic boutique offers 136 luxurious rooms that boasts a ‘home away from home’ vibe and come fully equipped with their own private terraces, fully furnished kitchens and ultra snug mattresses. After a long day of exploring, wind down at the cosy lounge bar and enjoy a selection of tasty drinks by the fireplace, flip through a library of books that cater to all tastes, and indulge in the relaxing atmosphere of Mondrian Suites.
Explore the magical city of a hundred spires whilst enjoying the comfort of home at Design Hotel Neruda. Located in the heart of the historical Prague, this charming boutique is just steps away from the main attractions, yet still provides the most tranquil and relaxing atmosphere. Design Hotel Neruda is made up of three 14th-century buildings, and offers the most chicest and eclectic interiors. Each room offers a peaceful setting and are completely unique from one another. From free-standing bathtubs in the middle of the room, to bed frames that are to die for, you’ll even receive a welcome surprise upon arrival! Relax your body, mind and soul with some divine spa treatments, enjoy some tantalising hand-made chocolate at the Prague Chocolate Cafe, and discover the city’s best kept secrets. Did we forget to mention furry friends of all sizes are also welcome?
This season really manages to bring out the natural beauty of the UK. Offering a magnificent hue of warm autumnal colours that begin to surround us, it’s time to wrap up warm and start exploring. Whilst there are many places to discover around the country during this season, London is a great place for a weekend break. NYX Hotel London Holborn is perfect for those in search of a unique stay in this dynamic city. Located in one of the hottest neighbourhoods, this brand new lifestyle hotel offers interiors that are nothing short of incredible. The urban-themed decor is complemented by bespoke furnishings, striking works of art, modern design and so much more. Mix and mingle over some signature cocktails, enjoy some delicious foods, take a dip in the 13-metre pool and recharge your batteries with some revitalising massages and spa treatments. NYX Hotel London Holborn has something for everyone. Where do we sign up?!
Discover a world of ornate streetscapes, royal palaces, magnificent food markets and vibrant nightlife this autumn. Vienna is a must-visit destination if you’re looking for the quintessential city break in Europe. With a plethora of artistic neighbourhoods, here in the MuseumsQuartier, at the foot of Spittelberg, you will find a hotel that breaks all boundaries. Designed by the great minds behind YOO, including the trailblazer Philippe Starck, Sans Souci Wien brings forth all the luxuriousness of a boutique hotel as well as so much more. Featuring 63 individually designed rooms and suites that are enrobed in elegant furnishings, a lavish champagne bar, a magnificent restaurant and a spa said to be Vienna’s finest, the attention to detail here is truly inspiring. Are you an art lover? Be sure to check out the hotel’s modern art collection, featuring works from Roy Lichtenstein, Allen Jones and Steve Kaufman!
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