The oldest hotels in the world
The oldest hotels in the world are scattered around the world. Appearing in the form of inns at the crossroads of trade routes, they still delight guests with 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 it carefully keeps the traditional interior arrangement. For forty-six generations, the same family has owned the hotel.
Among European hotels, the Italian hotel Luna Baglioni stands out with its solid age. It was founded in Venice in the distant XII century. There are documents confirming that the Knights Templar stayed here in due 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 its deep history. His name is Albergo del Sole al Pantheon. The first mention of the hotel dates back to 1496 and is associated with the stay in its walls of the Emperor Frederick III. Since then, the hotel has gained considerable popularity and for more than six centuries prominent politicians and artists have stayed here.
Albergo del sole al pantheon
In the UK, the YeOldeBell Hotel stands out in solid form. Since the XVI century, the hotel is located on the trade route between London and York, and all this time enjoys good fame among the guests.
Among the luxury hotels in France, its solid age boasts Chateau Du Domaine St. Martin. The hotel is located in the building of a medieval castle, shrouded in legends and knights and treasures. In addition to the old entourage, the popularity of the hotel give proximity to the sea and the resort city 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 known for its healing baths, which attracted guests from all over Europe.
The oldest hotel in Turkey is Gamirasu Cave Hotel. It was created on the basis of a monastery known from the VIII century. To this day in the hotel you can feel like an ascetic monk, staying in a cell with stone furniture.