The oldest hotels in the world
The oldest hotels in the world are scattered around the world. Having appeared in the form of inns at the crossroads of trade routes, they still delight guests with the centuries-old traditions of hospitality.
The oldest hotel in the world, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records, is located in Japan and is called Hoshi Ryokan. The hotel appeared in 717 AD and to this day carefully preserves the traditional interior design. The hotel has been owned by the same family for forty-six generations.
Among European hotels, the Italian hotel Luna Baglioni stands out for its considerable age. It was founded in Venice in the distant XII century. There are documents confirming that the Knights Templar stopped here at one time. To this day, the hotel is popular with the powerful and holds the brand. By the way, a night in this hotel costs from 400 euros.
Another Italian hotel boasts a deep history. His name is Albergo del Sole al Pantheon. The first mention of the hotel dates back to 1496 and is associated with a stop in its walls of Emperor Frederick III. Since then, the hotel has gained considerable popularity and for more than six centuries prominent politicians and artists have been staying here.
Albergo del sole al pantheon
In the UK, the YeOldeBell Hotel stands out for its considerable age. Since the XVI century, the hotel has been located on the trade route between London and York and all this time has enjoyed good fame among the guests.
Among the luxury hotels in France, Chateau Du Domaine St. boasts a considerable age. Martin The hotel is housed in a medieval castle, shrouded in legends and knights and treasures. In addition to the ancient surroundings, popularity is given to the hotel by its proximity to the sea and the resort town of Nice.
Chateau Du Domaine St. Martin
The oldest hotel in Germany is the RadissonBluSchwarzerBock, located in Wiesbaden. The first mention of the hotel dates back to 1486. The hotel is famous for its healing baths that attracted guests from all over Europe.
The oldest hotel in Turkey is the Gamirasu Cave Hotel. It was created on the basis of the monastery, known since the VIII century. And to this day in the hotel you can feel like an ascetic monk, staying in a cell with stone furniture.