Best European Design Hotels Under £100 a Night

22 May 2011 by admin in Escape, Europe, Home, Hot Spots, Hotels, Hotels, Pleasure

Global Luxury & Character Hotels brand, Splendia proves that luxury doesn’t have to cost the earth with their top five design hotels under £100 a night. Notable for their distinctive appearance, design hotels focus on unique and interesting features, which are often different and surprising. Below are five exceptional choices.

ROMANO HOUSE – Sicily, Italy
The 18th century architecture of Romano House has been skillfully restored and combined with modern design, by architect Antonio Iraci, to create a hotel where ancient elements sit comfortably alongside up-to-the-minute pieces by Fendi and Philip Starck. Each room has its own personality and style, and the combination of old and new is clearly visible throughout the hotel.
Double rooms from £70 (114 USD) a night.
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WESTCORD FASHION HOTEL – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Located opposite the World Fashion Centre, the Westcord Fashion Hotel is perfectly situated for a fashionable stay. Rooms are spacious and modern, offering service and comfort in style.  The atmosphere is relaxing and fashionable. The hotel has its own chic lounge bar on the 10th floor with magnificent views of the city, plus a fully-equipped wellness centre.
Rooms from £78 (127 USD) a night.
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LÁNCHÍD 19 – Budapest, Hungary
This award winning, cutting-edge design hotel with views of the Danube is a contemporary highlight in historical Budapest. Rooms feature unique design installations combined with comfortable furnishings. The hotel’s innovative glass façade is animated with colourful lighting and, inside, overhead glass bridges lead to upstairs rooms. In contrast, Roman ruins are visible in the hotel’s basement.
Double rooms from £61 (99 USD) a night.
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HOTEL KAPOK – Beijing, China
Designed by leading Chinese architect Pei Zhu, Hotel Kapok is an elegant five-story minimalist box clad in a semi-transparent fiberglass grid. The lobby and bamboo tree courtyard maintain a traditional feel, in contrast to the hotel’s modern design. The courtyard comprises of 16 individually designed gardens, sculpted by local masters, which provides a striking green setting all year round.
Double rooms from £46 (74 USD) a night.
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THINGHOLT – Reykjavik, Iceland
In the heart of Reykjavik, Thingholt is a showcase of Icelandic design housed in an old printing factory. Designed by Icelandic architect, Gulla Jonsdottir, the hotel includes unique features such as leather floor tiles and salmon-skin wall tiles. A monochrome colour scheme and discreet lighting creates a seductive, intimate atmosphere. The rooms include unique, individual pieces by specially commissioned Icelandic artists.
Double rooms from £74 (121 USD) a night.
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