Discover the best historic hotels in Europe

  1. Tuscany, Italy

    Monteverdi Tuscany

    Style

    Mellow mediaeval village

    Setting

    Colourful Castiglioncello

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A glass of prosecco and a selection of local cheeses and meats at Enoteca

    Price per night from (ex tax)$1,640.63

  2. Capri, Italy

    JK Place Capri

    Style

    Snow-white suntrap

    Setting

    Overlooking endless ocean

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    One €60 credit to spend in the spa

    Price per night from (ex tax)$1,257.81

  3. Tuscany, Italy

    Borgo Santo Pietro

    Style

    Classic-luxe Tuscan villa

    Setting

    Enchanting formal gardens

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of spumante and either your own selection of handmade chocolates made by the in-house pastry chef, or a selection of canapés on arrival

    Price per night from (ex tax)$1,060.94

  4. Tuscany, Italy

    Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

    Style

    The grape escape

    Setting

    Verdant Val d’Orcia

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A wine-tasting tour for two

    Price per night from (ex tax)$1,023.90

  5. Provence, France

    Hôtel Crillon le Brave

    Style

    Stone-built hilltop hideaway

    Setting

    Nine-house hamlet

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A chilled bottle of rosé in your room

    Price per night from (ex tax)$885.93

  6. Florence, Italy

    Il Salviatino

    Style

    Hip historic villa

    Setting

    Lush, leafy hillside

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A can of Tuscan extra-virgin olive oil by Fattoria I Veroni

    Price per night from (ex tax)$772.73

  7. Rome, Italy

    Residenza Napoleone III

    Style

    Super-luxe palazzo

    Setting

    Off fashionable Via Condotti

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A bottle of Anagallis wine from the Ruspoli family's vineyard in Chianti, plus late check-out if availability allows

    Price per night from (ex tax)$738.29

  8. Sardinia, Italy

    Petra Segreta Resort & Spa

    Style

    Stylish stone stazzi

    Setting

    Sardinian hilltop hamlet

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A tasting plate to share and a glass of sparkling wine each; GoldSmiths can try a special Sardinian tasting menu, for €45 a head (excludes drinks)

    Price per night from (ex tax)$705.47

  9. Hill Country, Sri Lanka

    Thotalagala

    Style

    Steeped-in-history bungalow

    Setting

    Aromatic tea plantation

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    A traditional cookery demonstration on one morning of your stay

    Price per night from (ex tax)$704.55

  10. Tuscany, Italy

    Castello di Casole, a Belmond Hotel

    Style

    Estate of grace

    Setting

    Hills, valleys and vineyards

    Why book with us?

    Best-price guarantee

    Found your stay for less elsewhere? We'll match the price and give you a £50 voucher.

    Free Smith Extras on arrival

    From a bottle of champagne, to a spa treatment or a cookery class, you’ll get a little extra thank you with every booking

    Here for you 24/7

    Personal service from Smith24, our in-house travel specialists, 1 800 464 2040

    Anonymously reviewed

    Every hotel is reviewed by undercover tastemakers (and their partners)

    Smith Extra

    For stays throughout 2020, a wine-tasting session. For stays in 2021, a pizza-making class for two

    Price per night from (ex tax)$698.44