• Perched on the shore of Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, this luxury micro boutique hotel is home to just seven bedrooms, each one offering a unique style and color pattern, antique furnishings and…   See the Image

  • Indulge your senses with this view at at the Loews Don CeSar Hotel in St. Pete Beach, Fla. The massive 1,000-square-foot Boca Ciega Suite includes a king-size master bedroom, guest bedroom with two…   See the Image

  • The Presidential Suite sits on the 17th floor of the Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica Beach. Open the windows and drink in the breathtaking Southern California beach views. The suite features a…   See the Image

  • Endangered: Chicago's Guyon Hotel. It had one of Chicago's worst raps, affiliated with mobster Al Capone. Built for $1.65 million (approximately $22 million today), the now vacant hotel has been the…   See the Image

  • Who would of thought that really old religious buildings could be renovated into fabulous luxury hotels? It's a design trend that has swept from Europe to South America and includes ancient…   Read the Blog

  • An interesting trend in design, hotel owners are transforming buildings that are hundreds of years old with monastic backgrounds into luxury hotels. Take a peek at these properties where modern…   See the Gallery

  • Located about an hour outside of Lisbon in Évora, Portugal, the Convento do Espinheiro hotel is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The 15th-century convent has been transformed into a…   See the Image

  • Showcasing Old World charm, Hotel El Convento in historic San Juan originated as a Carmelite convent in 1646. With only 58 rooms on the property, the hotel features Spanish Colonial architecture and…   See the Image

  • Once a Benedictine monastery that started in the 6th century, Parador Santo Estevo is a luxury hotel located in northern Spain. Each of the hotel rooms are unique. Three cloisters on the…   See the Image

  • Castel Monastero in Tuscany

    Published 02/18/14 in Places

    With its vaulted ceilings and broad beams, the Castel Monastero was originally built as the Sarna Castle in 1044 in medieval Tuscany. It became a monastery about 100 years later then passed through…   See the Image