Just in time for Halloween, the hotel comparison website www.trivago.co.uk has helped Huffpost UK Lifestyle prepared a list of our top 10 favourite spooky hotels from around the world.
From Whitby to Transylvania, the hotel which inspired The Shining to one of the oldest hotels in London, these hotels are guaranteed to send a shiver down your spine…
Relais Castello Bevilacqua (Bevilacqua, Italy) – check rates for this hotel
Located in the heart of the beautiful Verona region in Italy, this authentic fourteenth century castle is rooted in history and tradition. Legend has it the castle has been haunted by former ruler Guglielmo Bevilacqua since a fire in 1884.
Today, the castle houses Relais Castello Bevilacqua – a romantic and luxurious four star hotel. The hotel retains its medieval charm with antique furniture, historical paintings and opulent chandeliers. Guests can enjoy four poster beds and double whirlpool baths in the Junior Suites, whilst sampling traditional Venetian recipes in the elegant restaurant.
Hotel Shangri-La Paris
Classification: 5 stars
Address: 10 Avenue D’Iéna, 16th arr., 75016 Paris, France
Hotel Rooms: 101
Hotel Chain: Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
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Shangri-La Hotel Description:
Shangri-La Hotel, Paris is a luxury hotel palace located less than half a kilometer from the Eiffel Tower and the Seine River. It has 3 restaurants, 2 of which have a Michelin star. Some of its custom-designed rooms and suites offer romantic views of the Eiffel Tower.
The rooms and suites are individually decorated with luxury features such as custom-made furniture with crystal finishing. All rooms have a separate living room and a marble bathroom with heated floors, separate bathtub and rainfall shower and Bulgari toiletries. Tea and coffee-making facilities free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with in-house movie channels are provided.
Dine on French and southeast Asian cuisine at La Bauhinia, or Michelin-star gourmet, French cuisine at L’Abeille and authentic Cantonese cuisine at Shang Palace, which also has a Michelin star. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner in the glass-roofed dining room. Le bar offers guests private lounges.
Health and leisure services at the Shangri-La include a fitness center with the option of having a personalized coach as well as a 15 m swimming pool and a hammam. In-room relaxing spa experiences are also available.
The hotel is just over a quarter mile from the Place du Trocadero, and just 100 m from Iéna Metro Station.
16th arr. is a great choice for travelers interested in romance, shopping and food.