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Italy - Triëste
Majestic Allure in Triëste – Luxury Hotel in the center of Trieste
Ria D.: “The Excelsior Savoie horel opposite the cruise terminal of Costa and MSC is fantastic. From there you can walk to the entire city center. The beautiful central square is 2 blocks away.”
The Savoia Excelsior Palace is a luxury hotel of timeless charm that immediately evokes all the Mitteleuropean splendor. It is not a coincidence that, when it opened in 1911, it was billed as “the most important and luxurious hotel in the Austro-Hungarian Empire”.
Throughout its history, the hotel has hosted titled families, artists, diplomats, and an international tourist elite that came to Trieste by land or sea as a stop on their “Grand Tour d’Europe”.
The hotel remains an emblem of the majesty, sophistication, and peerless style that distinguished the first grand hotels at the end of the 19th century.
The Savoia Excelsior Palace stands proudly on Trieste’s historic seafront just a few leisurely steps from the city center. Many of the main landmarks are close by, such as the historic Miramare Castle.
With an impressive white façade gazing over the endless view of the Gulf of Trieste, the Savoia Excelsior Palace makes an unforgettable first impression. But inside is where the magic really begins.
Its monumental spaces, with the grand staircase and the vast Belle Époque skylight, the collection of original furniture in Liberty and Empire style, precious silks and sumptuous velvets, and the warm, subtly poudré colors, envelop guests in the luxurious atmosphere of a bygone era.
The 144 rooms and suites have been recently restyled with a blend of classic elegance and contemporary details. Many offer breathtaking views of the beautiful panorama of the Gulf of Trieste, extending almost as far as the castle.
The restaurant offers a gourmet experience with creative cuisine and traditional local delicacies, accompanied not only by the finest wine labels but also by the splendid seafront views.
Nine bright, elegant meeting rooms accommodating up to 320 guests are available to host both private gatherings and business events; our Event Manager is at your service.
From the Concierge to the 24-hour room service, from the Wi-Fi to the tranquil library, all the hotel’s amenities are selected and personalized to offer you an exceptional stay in unparalleled comfort.
Italy - Triëste
AN ICONIC 5-STAR PROPERTY
The Eternal Charm
OF CENTRAL EUROPE
A charming residence, in full Central European style, a ‘house’ that preserves the artistic and historical memory of the country.
Here in the central Piazza Unità d’Italia, one of the most beautiful places in Europe, the Grand Hotel Duchi d’Aosta, together with the other splendid buildings, frames the square that overlooks the sea, enjoying a strategic and suggestive where charm and style promise great emotions.
The Grand Hotel Duchi d’Aosta is a 5-star boutique hotel, located in the most beautiful sea view square in Europe, Piazza Unità d’Italia, the ideal starting point to discover the noble and cosmopolitan soul of the city.
The elegant Classic rooms (21 sqm / 226 sqf approximately), with attention to every little detail, all face outwards and are available with a double bed or two twin beds.
Fully equipped with the most modern comforts such as HD LED TV with satellite channels, WI-FI internet connection, individually controlled air conditioning, desk, electronic safe, courtesy set, minibar with free soft drink.
Inside the property, there is the jewel of Harry’s Piccolo restaurant – 2 Michelin stars – an intimate place where you can enjoy an exclusive gastronomic experience and suggestions of haute cuisine, constantly discovering new flavors, pleasure for the senses, and emotions for the mind .
Italy - Triëste
Where innovation and tradition come together
Hotel Duchi Vis à Vis awaits you to welcome you in an atmosphere where innovation and tradition come together in a small refined crystal and precious wood casket where the transparency of light illuminates the warm colors created by nature.
Its “classically modern” character is embellished with refined style points such as the Le Corbusier furnishings in the atrium or the Eileen Gray tables in the rooms.
From the pleasant butter-white hues, where the sun enters to illuminate the precious honey-colored wooden floor, some can offer a surprising glimpse of the sea among the Hapsburg palaces.
Unmissable moments of relaxation await you upon your arrival guaranteed by a pleasant hydromassage or by an abundant double shower or by the unique embrace when you are wrapped in linen sheets.
The coffee in the room is also dedicated to you, which – with the Illy aroma and design – awaits you when you wake up and at any time you wish.
The breakfast … The view … the welcome … the buffet … Made to spoil
Italy - Triëste
A literary hotel
In the heart of a city to be read, you will find Victoria, inspired by the great cultural tradition of Trieste.
The Victoria Literary Hotel occupies a historic building that was once one of the homes of the famous Irish writer James Joyce. The Victoria is a modern 4-star hotel where everything is organized with the utmost attention to detail and comfort.
The rooms and apartments of the literary hotel welcome you with soft and warm colors to envelop you in a balanced harmony between classic and modern, a metaphor for the spirit of Trieste, a city that has always been in a balance between memory and future, culture and innovation, art and technology. . Victoria Literary Hotel is the ideal answer for business people and travelers who want a restorative sleep experience and a relaxed, human atmosphere.
The Victoria Hotel Letterario is located on one of the main arteries of the city, which on one side leads to the train station and Miramare Castle and, on the other, to the Karst plateau and Slovenia. Favored by the fact that it is located behind the Castle of San Giusto and a stone’s throw from the Ospedale Maggiore, the hotel allows you to walk to every attraction in the historic center up to the famous Piazza Unità d’Italia and the Molo Audace.