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Arguably the greatest metropolis on Earth, London is also home to some rather historic hotels. But there’s more to Britain than the capital city, with destinations such as Edinburgh, Cornwall, and The Lake District.
Historic Hotels in France
Of course, Paris is one of the most visited cities of all. But France offers something for everyone, and especially those who love old chateaux and inns in areas such as Provence, the Loire Valley and Normandy.
Historic Hotels in Italy
Its ancient treasures are world famous, but Italy’s major cities also boast some of the most historic places to stay in Europe. Discover heritage hotels in Rome, Venice, and the home of the Renaissance: Florence.
We list over 500 hotels connected to famous people and events from history all across Britain, Europe and the USA, but some areas prove especially popular with travellers. Whether it’s a sightseeing tour or romantic break, find truly historic accommodation in the most renowned destinations of all.
In addition to our main entries for hotels, we have also compiled a number of special sections of interest to the aficionado of all things old. Amongst other things you’ll find information on historic London pubs, the most ancient accommodation in Europe, and the frequently visited ones below.
Beautiful Villages in England
During our research we’ve come across some glorious little places where time has stood still far more than others. As such, we thought we would “celebrate the small” in our Beautiful English Villages section.
Haunted Hotels in the UK
Whether you are a believer or a sceptic doesn’t really matter; at least it has given us an extra opportunity to highlight many more splendid old places to stay. See our (reputedly) Haunted Hotels guide.
Battlefield Tour Accommodation
Organised tours to WWI, WWII and Medieval battlegrounds are very popular. But if you prefer to go it alone and are seeking some period accommodation on your journey, try our little section for Battlefield Tour Hotels.