Augustine, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Prague
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Augustine, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Prague  
Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic  
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A hotel that represents the epitome of elegance in the heart of the historical city of Prague, within walking distance from Lennon Wall, St. Vitus Cathedral and Lesser Town Bridge Tower.

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All 84 rooms feature a variety of elegant decorative accessories inspired by the early 20th century Czech cubism, offering unique but simple luxury.


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Centrally located in the heart of Prague between Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge, in the picturesque Lesser Town district, Augustine is the quintessence of Prague’s historic character and beauty. The hotel has been created from a set of seven buildings, many of which have historical significance, especially the enchanting thirteen century Augustinian St. Thomas Monastery. The atmospheric hotel was converted in 2009 from a 13th-century monastery, that once housed the friars of Saint Augustine. Contemporary furnishings and modern art now rub shoulders with ancient frescos. This fascinating property represents the epitome of elegance and features 101 exceptional rooms including 7 suites and 4 fascinating signature suites.


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Part of the luxurious 5-star amenities and services that this former monastery hotel offers is also the renowned Augustine Spa. Inspired by the practices and the philosophy of the Augustinian Monks, the spa includes rejuvenating treatments that are certain to pamper your body as well as your mind. It includes a steam room, massage session, body wraps, therapy baths, Ayurvedic treatments and many more special treatments for men, women, as well as couples.


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Parador de Santo Estevo
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Parador de Santo Estevo  
Hotel in San Esteban, Spain  
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Positioned within the Ribiera Sacra region and by the Sil and Miño Rivers, this monastery features a fabulous spa and a beautiful central courtyard. Try the regional cuisine in the fine dining room and rest yourself in the gardens.

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The monastery's origins are believed to date back to the 6th and 7th centuries. It is easy to distinguish elements of the baroque and romanesque styles and the building has three incredible cloisters: one Romanesque, one Gothic and the third Renaissance, where you can spend a peaceful evening in a subdued atmosphere with the soft sounds of religious music as an accompaniment. Its beauty and historical features led the building to be declared a historic-artistic site in 1923


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In the heart of the Ribeira Sacra, a uniquely wonderful natural area in Galicia, stands Santo Estevo Monastery, that has been converted into a beautiful hotel.


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Le Couvent Des Minimes Hotel & Spa
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Le Couvent Des Minimes Hotel & Spa  
Hotel in Mane, France  
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The tiny town of Mane in Provence is home to this converted monastery.

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Situated in Mane, at the heart of Provence, and surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Couvent des Minimes Hotel is a luxurious 5-star hotel that offers the most simple yet lavish rooms and the renowned L' Occitane Spa. The rooms are elegantly appointed with lush fabrics and furniture, reflecting the contemporary French style and elegance. The hotel's exquisite restaurant also offers a lavish gastronomic experience that will make every guest's palate delighted.


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Founded for the religious order of Les Minimes in 1613, it continued to act as a working monastery until 2000. Growing and studying plants was an important part of life at the Couvent at the time. Αfter the French Revolution, the Couvent des Minimes remained uninhabited until 1862, when Canon Terrasson, archpriest of Forcalquier, undertook its transformation into a hospice. Over the years, successive residents cultivated fruit trees, grape vines, nasturtium and fuchsia plants, meaning that today, the grounds flourish.


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Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa
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Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa  
Hotel in Conca dei Marini, Italy  
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A luxurious hotel that is perched on a cliff with amazing views of the Gulf of Salerno.

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Originally built in the late 17th century, the monastery came to life through the ambition of Sister Rosa Pandolfi, a descendant of the noble family Pontone di Scala who had taken up residence in Conca dei Marini. Finally it was purchased by a Roman hotelier Mr. Marcucci, who recognised the property’s historic value and the old convent was transformed into a hotel in 1924. Esteemed for its authentic simplicity typical of monastic life, the Hotel Santa Rosa became one of the 39 castle hotels of Italy. The hotel’s motto was “At each window, the sun."


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Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa
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Convento do Espinheiro, Historic Hotel & Spa  
Hotel in Evora, Portugal  
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A former monastery built in the 15th century, Convento do Espinheiro is one of the most luxurious historic hotels in Portugal. It offers 92 rooms and 5 suites, all elegantly appointed and fully equipped with all the amenities necessary to ensure an enjoyable stay. A luxury spa, a fitness centre, an indoor and an outdoor pool, an exceptional wine bar, tennis courts and beautiful gardens are also some of the facilities guests can enjoy during their stay. Whether travelling with family and pets or for business purposes, this hotel is nothing short of ideal for the most enjoyable vacation.

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Fascinating for its history, authentic for its charm and only one hour away from Lisbon, the hotel has given new life to a 15th century convent, considered a national monument, where important nobles throughout history helped shape Portugal's destiny. Dominating the Alentejo plain lies Évora, a city of outstanding beauty, and classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is a treasure with much to offer, not only historically and culturally, but also in gastronomy.


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Many legends and miracles are linked to this convent; for example, the 1098 year old olive tree, that still produces olives and exceptional olive oil, despite its age.


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Belmond Hotel Monasterio
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Belmond Hotel Monasterio  
Hotel in Cusco, Peru  
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This ex monastery offers luxury colonial-style accommodation and it's set around a courtyard. It is set in the Cusco´s historical centre just 2 blocks from Plaza Armas Square.

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Next to the vibrant Cusco Central Square is the Belmond Hotel, a former monastery and a national monument. This ex monastery offers luxury colonial-style accommodation and it's set around a courtyard in the Cusco´s historical centre just 2 blocks from Plaza Armas Square. Originally built in 1592, Belmond Hotel Monasterio sits on the site of Inca Amaru Qhala’s palace. Six years later, the Spanish took it over and founded the Seminary of San Antonio Abad. However, an earthquake seriously damaged the building in 1650 and upon restoration the beautiful Chapel was added. In 1965, the building was remodelled as a hotel and right now it is a national historic landmark, protected by Peru’s National Institute of Culture.


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Under the Council of Trent, the Bishop of Cusco, Antonio Raya y Navarrete, founded the college seminary at the old Inca palace. However, an earthquake struck the region destroying the place around mid-1600s. A new Baroque seminary was built on top of the rubble. As a historical landmark, Hotel Monasterio is protected by Peru’s National Institute of Culture.


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Castel Monastero - The Leading Hotels of the World
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Castel Monastero - The Leading Hotels of the World  
Hotel in Castelnuovo Berardenga, Italy  
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Positioned in a restored medieval hamlet from the 10th century, the historic castle offers breathtaking views of Tuscany, a wellness center, a spa and 2 restaurants.

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Castel Monastero is a charming former monastery, the origins of which date as far back as the 11th century. Frequently mentioned alongside the nearby Berardenga Abbey, Castel Monastero still retains much of its old grandeur and offers guests the most wonderful stay in this historic property and town.


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You're in the best place to start exploring Tuscany with its artistic masterpieces, its legendary wines and its culinary delights. The hotel is just 23 km from Siena, offering you the chance to try something new every day.


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Four Seasons Hotel Milano
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Four Seasons Hotel Milano  
Hotel in Milan, Italy  
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A dramatically reborn 15th-century convent with a mere 118 rooms and suites, the intimate Four Seasons is steps from Milan's couture houses and financial district on the exclusive Via Gesù between Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga.

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In one of Italy’s most fashionable shopping districts, find a 15th-century convent transformed into an urban sanctuary of luxury and comfort. A dramatically reborn convent with a mere 118 rooms and suites, this hotel is steps from Milan's couture houses and financial district on the exclusive Via Gesù between Via Montenapoleone and Via della Spiga. Historians soon unravelled the story of an old convent that had been converted to a private residence in the late 1700s, when many of the features of the ancient church and cloister were hidden. Before long, frescos and stuccos emerged – many dating to Medieval times – and today they are part of the distinct décor that characterises the Hotel, including the spectacular soaring ceilings of its most favoured guest rooms.


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With a Family package, you are given a full cultural experience, dining credit and more. Suites can accommodate up to 3 guests. In collaboration with Pinacoteca di Brera, one of Italy's richest art collections, you can introduce your children to the world of art. Let them learn the foundations of Italian art and explore their artistic skills with one of the various customized welcome kits offered.


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Hotel Klosterbräu
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Hotel Klosterbräu  
Hotel in Seefeld in Tirol, Austria  
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Under the managing of six generations of the Seyrling family, this ex-16th century monastery has become a well known Tirolean five-star hotel.

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The origins of the Monastery which has turned into a 5-star hotel in a class of its own, date back to 1516.


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The building's centuries-old structure has been maintained in its original state, yet some modern-day comforts have been added.


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Belmond Palacio Nazarenas
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Belmond Palacio Nazarenas  
Hotel in Cusco, Peru  
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A historic former palace and convent; the hotel has emerged from years of restoration to finally become Cusco's most exclusive hotel.

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Set in a peaceful plaza behind Cusco's main square, the former palace has been emerged from years of restoration to turn into one of the city's most exceptional resorts.


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Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena
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Sofitel Legend Santa Clara Cartagena  
Hotel in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia  
Excellent 9.3
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Hospes Amérigo
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Hospes Amérigo  
Hotel in Alicante, Spain  
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Pestana Convento do Carmo
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Pestana Convento do Carmo  
Hotel in Salvador, Brazil  
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Pestana Convento do Carmo is located in Santo Antônio Além do Carmo, the Historic Centre of Salvador, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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The Convent, initially built in 1586 by the First Order of Carmelite Friars, has been throughout the centuries the stage of many significant events of the Brazilian history, and is nowadays, after careful restoration works the first luxury historic hotel in Brazil. The impacting architecture of the Convent combined with furniture and works of art, achieve an elegant and refined atmosphere and is a great choice for travellers interested in architecture, live music and history.


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Situated on the historic city of Salvador. As mentioned in its name, the hotel was a 16th century covenant, first constructed in 1586. It is the First Historic Hotel in Brazil, and is classified by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.


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Belmond Villa San Michele
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Belmond Villa San Michele  
Hotel in Fiesole, Italy  
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Villa San Michele in Italy is a magical location that must be experienced. Some people speak of Feng shui perfection and others about its enchanting beauty.

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Dating from the 15th century, the Villa’s facade is attributed to Michelangelo. Step inside and you experience the ethereal beauty and solitude of a Renaissance monastery that is as much a part of Italy's culture as the country’s greatest cathedrals and galleries. Today, Belmond Villa San Michele is recognised as one of the country’s finest small boutique hotels.


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Hotel El Convento
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Hotel El Convento  
Hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico  
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Old world charm and elegance meet contemporary comfort in this Small Luxury Hotel in Puerto Rico.

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A landmark monument , Hotel El Convento in San Juan, Puerto Rico showcases a timeless aura of Old World charm and splendor. Befitting its origins as a Carmelite convent 356 years ago, this hotel is a loving restoration of Spanish Colonial architecture and design. As the first Carmelite Convent in the Americas, it housed the nuns for 252 years until closing a few days before Christmas in 1903. Vacant for a decade, the abandoned building served as a retail store, a dance hall, and, for the next 40 years, a flophouse without running water, sanitary facilities, or electricity. Opened on Jan. 27, 1962 as El Convento Hotel, it offered a tranquil, European-style alternative to the existing hotels.


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Son Brull Hotel & Spa
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Son Brull Hotel & Spa  
Hotel in Pollensa, Spain  
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This inviting hotel is a former 18th century hillside monastery located in the north of Mallorca.

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This inviting hotel with stunning beaches is a former hillside monastery located in the north of Mallorca. Son Brull’s history goes back to the 12th century. It has changed uses many times before becoming a hotel. Initially an Arabic “Alquería” (a kind of farmhouse or stables), it became the private home to the Desbrull family, a jesuit monastery during the 18th century, then again a farmhouse until the middle of the 20th century. Today it is surrounded by a magnificent natural environment in which the olive trees, vineyards and almond, lemon and orange trees are present . It is located at the foot of the Puig de Maria which overlooks the sea and the bay of Pollensa in the distance.


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Built as a 17th century monastery, the hotel now combines modern style with original features.


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Château Cordeillan-Bages
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Château Cordeillan-Bages  
Hotel in Pauillac, France  
Excellent 8.8
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Hotel Certosa Di Maggiano
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Hotel Certosa Di Maggiano  
Hotel in Siena, Italy  
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In Tuscany, 1 Km from Siena immersed in an uncontaminated countryside you find a XIV century Carthusian monastery, La Certosa di Maggiano turned into a Luxury Hotel in 1978. An enchanting place dressed by a light and natural luxury masterfully interpreted by the famous architect and interior designer, Renzo Mongiardino. A clear architecture with interiors rich in history dressed with impalpable silks and ornamental paintings & skillfully integrated within the natural and cultural Tuscan panorama.

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The only hotel in Siena able to offer you the privilege to live within the quiteness of the Tuscan countryside just few minutes away from the city. A former Carthusian monastery built in 1314, the Certosa di Maggiano has been first restored as a private home and it's only in 1978 that it has been transformed into a luxury Hotel. Immersed within 6 acres of parks and gardens, the Hotel Certosa offers to its visitors all the typical amenities of a luxury hotel with the addition of a gourmet restaurant, Il Canto, which it has been inducted since 2010 among the world's best 50 restaurants. Nature, tradition, relax, elegance, taste and a touch of discreet exclusivity, those are the credentials that make the Hotel Certosa di Maggiano the most prestigious hotel in Siena for the past 40 years.


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Gamirasu Hotel Cappadocia
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Gamirasu Hotel Cappadocia  
Hotel in Ayvalı, Turkey  
Excellent 9.4
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Gamirasu Hotel offers a one-of-a-kind retreat for the ones in search of a peaceful yet unique vacation. Meticulously designed cave-rooms in candle light add to the romantic and mysterious atmosphere. King sized beds, Jacuzzi and fire places are added to selective rooms, perfect for the most demanding travellers. The contemporary-meets-traditional philosophy of the hotel is extended on every corner of the rooms, from the rough stone ceilings to the artisanal carpets.


Former Monastery Hotel

Some parts of the hotel were used by istian priests until one thousand years ago. It is the only hotel in the Cappadocia region which contains a Byzantine Orthodox church from the 11th century. Some of the rooms are the cells in which priests retreat into seclusion.


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Gamirasu hotel has 35 distinctive cave-rooms, which are furnished with antiques. The hotel has a lot of candles to build more unique and romantic atmosphere and let the guests dive into history.


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Relais San Maurizio
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Relais San Maurizio  
Hotel in Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy  
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For a fee of €30 per night, guests are more than welcome to spend their vacation in the company of their beloved four-legged friend. With plenty of grass, parks and play areas for your dog to enjoy, as well as blankets, special food and a gift basket offered, it is certain that your dog will have as much fun and relaxation as you will.  Gift Basket for Dogs    Blankets for Dogs    Dog Play Area    Dog Sitting  More details...


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Initially built by some Cistercian monks in 1619, the monastery was not only a place of prayer and tranquility but also surrounded by fertile land and vines. In 1862, the monastery was purchased by a noble family of Incisa Counts and was turned into a private home, until, finally, it became the 5-star hotel it is today in 2002.


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