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Tour 7 Monasteries Around the World Redesigned as Luxury Hotels
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 design is blended with historic architecture.
Hotel Klosterbräu in Austria
You'll feel like you're in The Sound of Music at this 500-year-old monastery turned five-star luxury hotel. It's located in the town of Seefeld, one of Austria's most popular resort destinations. Drawing on its historic monastic background, the resort's Spiritual Spa is a wellness haven where guests can seek healing through specialty treatments like massage therapy. Hotel Klosterbräu features 97 individual suites decorated in traditional Alpine style, five restaurants, a cozy piano bar and cigar lounge, a private wedding chapel and a lushly landscaped garden.
By Kara Franker