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An ornate guest room at Grand Hotel Majestic "gia Baglioni" in Bologna, Italy

Now that you've read up on GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Italy, here are a few more that will make you want to mosey over to this bella country.


Grand Hotel Majestic "già Baglioni"

Opulent is an understatement when it comes to the historic Grand Hotel Majestic "già Baglioni"...Read the full review.


Borgo Santo Pietro

Cypress-lined paths lead the way to this 13th-century villa. Once a resting place for pilgrims...Read the full review.


Belmond Villa San Michele

Belmond Villa San Michele

Formerly a fifteenth-century Franciscan monastery, the Belmond Villa San Michele is surrounded by its own gardens and woodland on the Fiesole hills. There are 46 guest rooms, including 25 suites, some of which have private gardens and terraces. Relax in the gardens or work up a sweat doing laps in the 82-foot, open-air heated swimming pool.


Villa d'Este

A summer residence for a cardinal in the sixteenth century, Villa d'Este has served as a luxury hotel since 1873. Nestled...Read the full review.


Four Seasons Hotel Milano
Mixing the medieval with the modern, this fifteenth-century former monastery is located mere steps from Milan's...Read the full review.


Il San Pietro di Positano

Carved into the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, Il San Pietro has been lovingly run by the Cinque family for generations...Read the full review.

Le Sirenuse

Le Sirenuse

Situated in an eighteenth-century villa on the Amalfi Coast with stunning views of Positano overlooking the beach. The privately owned hotel is the epitome of elegance, with bougainvilleas covering the arches of the vaulted dining room ceiling and lemon trees dividing the tables. Hang out on the vast pool terrace and indulge in the hotel's signature spa treatments.


Hassler Roma
Yes, we know, this is the place for A-listers to honeymoon. But that's not the most exclusive thing about this hotel. When...Read the full review.


Borgo Egnazia
Bordering the San Domenico Golf Club, which itself flanks the ancient Roman city of Egnazia on the Adriatic Coast, this...Read the full review.


Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo
Dating back to 1873, the Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo enjoys...Read the full review.


Belmond Hotel Cipriani

Hotel Cipriani

Situated in a walled compound on the tip of Giudecca, the hotel can only be accessed by boat. The 82 rooms and suites offer views of the hotel's gardens, the Venetian Lagoon or the nearby Piazza San Marco. Room styles run the gamut from Venetian to Mediterranean. Relax in the private garden or take a dip in the hotel's filtered saltwater pool.


The St. Regis Venice San Clemente Palace
Situated on the private island of San Clemente and just a ten-minute boat ride from Piazza San Marco, is where you'll...Read the full review.

Hotel Excelsior
This 197-room seasonal resort is located on the private beaches of Venice Lido and is open each year from April to October...Read the full review.

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