The Sokos Hotel Ilves is centrally situated and offers great views over Tampere, Finland’s most populous inland city. If you enjoy having a room with a view then it’ll be worth asking for a city facing room on one of the upper floors of this 19 storey hotel.
Frankfurt’s skyline is arguably the most famous in Germany. Before turning to my bed I spent a few minutes admiring the high-rise buildings from the floor-to-ceiling window of my 25th floor room in the Jumeirah Frankfurt.
It’s not often that I murmur a ‘wow’ upon arriving at a hotel. I’m not the most demonstrative of travellers but the grandeur of the Al Bustan Palace's 38 metre high central hall raised even my eyebrows a centimetre or two.
Even if you’re new to Amsterdam, you shouldn’t have any problems in locating Art’otel Amsterdam. It lies just across Stationsplein from the Centraal Station, the city’s main railway station, making it one of the most central hotels in the Dutch capital.
Lisbon’s 4-star LX Boutique Hotel is centrally located, in the city’s Baixa district, a couple of minute’s walk from the Cais do Sodré railway and ferry station.
The Hotel Palacio and Banyan Tree Spa stands in Estoril, 25 km west of Lisbon, a town which has long regarded one of Europe’s elite destinations.
The Guoman Charing Cross Hotel is arguably the most central of all London’s many hotels. As the name of this 4-star luxury hotel suggests, it stands at Charing Cross.
Eurostars Grand Central Hotel is a smart, affordable 4-star hotel in central Munich, a couple of minute’s walk from Hackerbruecke S-Bahn station.
Tunisia has a long-established culture of bathing. The Roman-era Memmian Baths at Bulla Regia, in the north of the country, is just one of the ancient sites providing evidence of that, a living heritage that can be experienced in the country’s hammams and thalassotherapy centres.