4 small hotels in Italy

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Written By ArmandoPeterson

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Choosing accommodation is essential when traveling. The strategic position, the affordable price, the refined furnishings and the privacy make the hotel a good hotel. These and many other qualities distinguish the small hotels, that is to say those structures with a surprising design that maintain a high standard of hospitality, like the big hotels, but reduce the number of rooms, offering a unique experience and pampering the traveler with a thousand attention. Few rooms, great comfort and sophisticated intimacy. We have selected 4 small and elegant hotels in Italy for a stay to remember.

Rooms carved into the rock, charming huts for two, art galleries that transform into hotels, inns as they once were and small alcoves of love … In this article you will find your small Hotel of dreams, for hotel structures that are not never count more than 50 rooms or arrive to accommodate a maximum of two couples.

Locanda Pandenus, Milan, Italy

Only 2 rooms for this real delight opened last spring on the top floor of one of the famous bakeries of the well-known Pandenus group. Locanda Pandenus has been designed for a privacy-loving clientele who wants to feel at home in peace even in chaotic Milan. The rooms overlook a small tree-lined square in the Brera area and boast modern and refined furnishings.

Hotel La Ciliegina, Naples, Italy

A small wedding favor where you can find moments of relaxation surrounded by meticulous furnishings. The furnishings of the Hotel La Ciliegina drive a clientele that loves detail and vivid color, red and vibrant like that of a “cherry”. The boutique hotel is located in the center, a few meters from the Maschio Angioino, Piazza del Plebiscito and the San Carlo Theater, and boasts a panoramic terrace with jacuzzi.

The Hotel in Pietra, Matera, Italy

7 rooms and 2 suites carved into the white rock, for sweet dreams in the belly of a 13th century church, in the Sassi of Matera, precisely in the Sasso Barisano. The Stone Hotel is truly something unique, a mix of ancient and modern that leaves you speechless, also thanks to the renovation carried out by two great architects Giuseppe and Michele Andrisani and the interior designer Cristina Bergamini. Price: double from 85 €

Nerva Boutique Hotel, Rome, Italy

The Nerva Boutique Hotel is located in the heart of Imperial Rome, facing the Forums (for a privileged view of the Forum of Augustus, book the Master Suite) and a stone’s throw from the Colosseum and Piazza Venezia. Sleeping here means getting up in the morning and reaching most of the historical monuments in two steps. Roman architecture is combined with the great refinement of the furnishings in every single room.