Best of the Best 2018 - 473
GRAND HOTEL MAJESTIC "GIA' BAGLIONI"
B OLOGN A , ITA LY
N E I G H B O R H O O D Bologna Historical City Center
Bologna's most ancient hotel, Grand Hotel Majestic "Gia' Baglioni" is in an 18th-century palazzo originally built for Pope Benedict XIV. It heralds a divine stay, with Renaissance frescoes
and a 23-arch portico befitting this City of Porticoes. Each of the 109 rooms is adorned with
lavish Italian décor through the centuries, Murano chandeliers, and antiques. Dine on the city's
finest Bolognese cuisine at I Carracci Restaurant, enjoy a wine tasting experience at Enoteca
Morandi or a cocktail at Cafè Marinetti. In the afternoon, relax in the health and wellness area
or enjoy the jasmine-scented air in one of the hotel's terraces.
$100 value food and beverage credit per stay.
Get your heart racing - take a VIP tour of
the local Lamborghini factory or test drive
a new Ferrari; the hotel will make all the
Distance from Bologna Airport (BLQ): 6 miles/9 km
Size: 109 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
HERMITAGE HOTEL & SPA
B R EU IL-CER VIN IA , ITA LY
N E I G H B O R H O O D South Side of the Matterhorn
$100 value spa services credit per stay;
and, when staying three nights or more in
Superior or Suite, dinner for two, once per
The hotel's aptly named Genius Assistants
can show you every ski path up and down the
mountain, and even introduce you to unique
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At the foot of the legendary Matterhorn - at an altitude of 6,500 feet - lies Hermitage Hotel
& Spa. Here in the "land of many waters," hospitality is a practiced art form and great attention
is paid to guests' well-being. Dark woods, deep-pile rugs and local craft pieces adorn the chalet's 38 rooms, and the staff go out of their way to make them feel like home (even decorating
at the holidays). Springs in Cervinia feed the pools at the La Prairie Spa, while Chef Roberto
Pession nourishes with an elementally refined take on traditional cuisine. The cigar room offers pairings with fine liqueurs.
Distance from Milan Airport (MXP): 105 miles/170 km
Size: 38 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Sophisticated
CRISTALLO, A LUXURY COLLECTION RESORT & SPA,
COR TIN A D' A MPEZZO, ITA LY
N E I G H B O R H O O D Dolomites UNESCO Heritage
In the UNESCO Italian Dolomites, Cristallo Resort & Spa stands out as a premier destination
for outdoors and spa lovers. From its tranquil, hilltop location, the 116-year-old palace welcomes guests to its 74 refined guestrooms and suites. Here, you'll find warm hospitality, and
four restaurants serving Italian, refined and local cuisine. Guests regularly visit the Transvital
Swiss Beauty Center for anti-aging treatments, Fitwell Club, indoor swimming pool, Finnish
sauna,Turkish bath and relax lounge. One of many VIP amenities is the meet and greet at the
aircraft, luggage pickup and transfer to the hotel by car or helicopter.
$100 value spa services credit per stay.
A nine-hole golf course has opened in Cortina
d'Ampezzo, near the hotel.
Distance from Venice Airport (VCE): 99 miles/159 km
Size: 74 rooms Room Style: Classic Vibe: Casual