Eight Italian hotels to wind down in - architecture and design

Eight Italian hotels to wind down in

As a busy Milan design week draws to a close, Dezeen has selected eight Italian hotels that event-goers can head to for a moment of calm, including a minimalist retreat with views of the Dolomite mountains and a 15th-century holiday apartment with original fresco walls.

Hotel Hubertus, Bolzano, South Tyrol, by NOA
A glass-bottomed pool juts out 17 metres from the front facade of Hotel Hubertus, allowing swimmers to feel like they're "floating weightlessly between heaven and earth".
The holiday resort is nestled at the base of South Tyrol's Kronplatz mountain, and features chalet-style interiors completed in natural wood.
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Photo by Davide Galli Atelier
Brolettouno Apartment, Lombardy, by Archiplan Faded frescoes feature throughout this holiday apartment, which is set within a 15th-century building in Mantua ? a historic city in northern Italy populated by cobbled squares and sumptuous palaces that belonged to Renaissance-era rulers.
Although most of the property's time-worn details have been preserved, contemporary birchwood furniture has been sprinkled throughout.
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Photo by Valentina Sommariva
Casa Flora, Venice, Veneto, by Diego Paccagnella
Deep blues, emerald greens, and blush pinks deck out the interiors of Casa Flora in Venice, emulating the rich colours seen along the city's famous canals.
Design pieces from over 20 Italian brands have been used to dress the apartment, incl...
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