Holidays in Italy

A Return to Venice

VeniceOnce a powerful city-state grown wealthy on its trade with east and west, Venice is an utterly unique city of outstanding architecture, great art, exciting cuisine, amazing views and the worst case of rising-damp anywhere (!). Here is our way to live the dolce vita in Venice.....READ MORE

Top Destinations for City Lovers

MadridTripadvisor just published their list of top city destinations in the world, and it was gratifying to see a lot of Little Hotels' destinations featuring highly.....READ MORE

New Hotels (Dec 2021)

Portmeirion Hotel Five new hotels that have recently caught our eye and been added to Little Hotels. Choose England, Wales, Scotland or Italy.....READ MORE

Some of the World's Most Beautiful Villages

Bibury, CotswoldsBig cities can feature some pretty impressive landmarks, but for the most spellbinding beauty we must turn to the small towns and villages that abound throughout the world. Here is our pick of some of the most delightful locations that should be on everyone's bucket list.....READ MORE

A Head For Heights

RondaI'm not good with heights, and that's something which rather annoys me. So whenever I'm presented with something high, steep or precipitous I'm determined to face down my fears.....READ MORE

Discovering Venice

Venice, Rialto, gondoliersI have a confession to make: until I visited Venice I had no idea it was so special! That probably makes me incredibly naive, a philistine even. But once I saw it, I was completely bowled over. From the tiny "Don't Look Now" alleyways to the magnificence of the Rialto Bridge, Venice is utterly amazing.....READ MORE

Riviera - Such an Evocative Word

Italian Riviera'Riviera' seems to convey so much more sophistication and glamour than just 'the seaside'. But where does the word come from? Surprisingly perhaps, it's not French.....READ MORE

Newsletter, August 2019

altFor years, Little Hotels specialised solely in Spain and the Spanish islands so inevitably we are still best known for carefully chosen small hotels in Spain. Now that we are covering hotels in a few other countries too, we offer a much wider choice for your next holiday. Let's look at a few of the places that we recommend.....READ MORE

Newsletter, June 2019

The 25 Boutique B&BThere have been some big changes recently at Little Hotels. We have combined with Best Small Hotels so Little Hotels now covers not just Spain, but the best small hotels in the UK, Ireland, France and Italy as well. Our philosophy remains unchanged; to bring you quality, charm, character and service from the little hotels that we would want to ....READ MORE

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