Florence


Hotel Showcase

5 brand new hotels in our collection

  One thing we get asked for a lot at Grand Luxury Hotels, is for more exceptional hotel experiences to be added to our collection. So we listened, packed our bags, jumped on a plane and got pampered in some of the world’s top luxury properties as we submitted them to our rigorous tests (tough job but […]

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The Concierge

Our favorite European destinations in Spring.

It’s nearly the end of February and you’re starting to think winter is overrated. We can’t blame you. It has a tendency to overstay its welcome. Ideally, it should leave after the end of new year celebrations. Once everyone’s had their white Christmas, every snowman, snowflake and bad winter driver should politely pack up and […]

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The Concierge, The Wondering Traveller

Visiting Florence: UNESCO heritage site.

In the 14th century, Florence was a bubbling cauldron of culture filled to the brim with a potent mix of philosophy, art and faith. A mix which eventually overflowed and trickled throughout Italy and Europe leaving the world completely changed. In its wake, the Renaissance movement was born. Leonardo Da Vinci, Boticelli, Gallileo, Machiavelli… all […]

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Hotel Showcase

Outside the window: Breathtaking views in hotel rooms.

The best part of my hotel travels happens between 7:00 and 8:00 am. When I wake up, in that delicate moment between asleep and awake, where the initial surprise of finding myself in a new bedroom turns to realization and eventually, bliss. Underneath these sheets, normal life can wait for a while. It’s a feel […]

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