Set in the heart of Taormina, Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo offers views that have enchanted its guests for more than a century. It was the first hotel to be built in the city and it overlooks the coast towards Mount Etna and beyond, allowing you to admire Sicily in all its glory.
Hotel Alfonso XIII - A Luxury Collection Hotel Hotel in Seville, Spain
The hotel opened at the same time Queen Victoria was coronated in 1837. As London's first hotel, for 200 years it has welcomed royalties and writers, Pulitzer Prize and Oscar winners, musicians and scientists, explorers and politicians during peacetime or war. The hotel also witnessed an important milestone in history, the first telephone call in London made by Alexander Graham Bell was made on site.
Capella Breidenbacher Hof Düsseldorf carries a history that spans decades. The building was initially constructed in 1806 and it first opened its doors as a hotel in 1812. Ever since, it has accommodated many distinguished guests, the Russian Czar Alexander II and the Prince August of Prussia being some of them. However, in 1943, a bomb destroyed the building and it was demolished after WWII. In the 1950s, the hotel was rebuilt and changed owners a couple of times until its current owner purchased it and renovated it to become the luxurious hotel that it is today.