Festive Hotels In Europe For The Holidays

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Deck the hotel halls- who says spending the holidays away from home can't be *amazing*?! We are big fans of destination winter fun, and these hotels all tucked away in some of Europe's most charming cities are sure to do the trick for your fairytale getaway. From a quaint lodge in Ireland brimming with cheer to an elegant hotel in Paris minutes away from the joie de vivre of the city, we guarantee a jolly time. These destinations take the holidays *seriously* so we recommend being prepared for a magical experience. Happy Holidays seekers!

The Balmoral, The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection, Excelsior Hotel Ernst, Splendide Royal Paris, The Grand Mark Prague, The Dolder Grand, Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

  • The Balmoral in Edinburgh, Scotland

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      What better way to start the day than with a hearty fry-up, mince pies, and a sense of cheer that seems to be a year-round occurrence in Scotland. The Balmoral offers the best of the best of Scottish hospitality, enjoy delectable cuisine, top-of-the-line amenities, and wholesome holiday fun.

  • The Shelbourne, Autograph Collection in Dublin, Ireland

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      Not a corner in sight will be left ungarnished at this elegant Dublin-based lodge, a time-tested destination for hospitality and cheer. Enjoy fine cuisine, excellent service, and a truly magical backdrop in one of the most exciting cities on the planet for your holiday fun.

  • Excelsior Hotel Ernst, Germany

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      Just as riveting as Berlin, Cologne is any traveler's dream for a festive winter getaway and where better to put down your luggage and cool off after a busy day than the ever so elegant and adored Excelsior Hotel Ernst. This hotel takes the holidays seriously, so expect seasonal food, gorgeous decor, and true hospitality.

  • Splendide Royal Paris in Paris, France

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      Minutes away from boutiques and cafes, the Splendide Royale is a slice of luxury in the ever so romantic city of Paris. Enjoy the holidays in the city of love and light as it should be, with an air of relaxation, joie de vivre, and a glass of fine wine.

  • The Grand Mark Prague, Czech Republic

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      Known for being one of the most exceptional hotels in Europe, The Grand Mark Prague transports guests to a world of delight- amazing food, gorgeous rooms, and anything you could ever need. Located in one of the most fairytale destinations on the planet, this stunning destination is beaming with festive decor and an atmosphere of winter cheer.

  • The Dolder Grand in Zürich, Switzerland

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      Where else would you go for a dreamy holiday escape than the quaint city of Zurich, complete with fondue and endless cheer- and there is no other hotel than the Dolder Grand for a truly memorable getaway. Dine in the festive atmosphere of their top-rated restaurant, tour the decorated city streets with a cup of Swiss hot cocoa in hand, and spend the night in one of the most comfortable and festive rooms in Europe.

  • Esplanade Zagreb Hotel in Zagreb, Croatia

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      Fairytale ambiance, gala events, and endless festive flair, the Esplande Zagreb Hotel has everything you could possibly dream of for a winter escape and even a few things you don’t know you need yet. Enjoy top-of-the-line amenities, and delectable cuisine while overlooking the sparkling Croatian city of Zagreb.