Our accommodation, whether old country estate, exotic hotel resort or traditional villa, is carefully selected to reflect the character and charm of each Back-Roads destination. Some properties are situated in a stunning setting or have interesting historical and architectural heritage, while others may have been chosen for their owner-hosted welcome or excellent food.


Character is not a substitute for quality, however, which is why all of our accommodation throughout Europe and Asia comes complete with ensuite facilities, comfortable furnishings and delicious food. We offer a choice of twin, double or single rooms – and while room sizes in older buildings may vary, each room will have its own unique style and character.

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The Kings Hotel - England

  Located in the heart of picturesque Chipping Camden, the Kings Hotel is a 17th and 18th century listed townhouse that combines tradition …More»

Two Bridges Hotel - England

  The Two Bridges Hotel is located in a stunning riverside location, within its own 60 acres of private grounds, right in the middle of th …More»

Three Ways House Hotel - England

  Located in a charming village in the Cotswolds, close to Broadway and Stratford-upon-Avon, Three Ways House Hotel offers 48 individually …More»

The Fowey Hotel - England

Made famous by the celebrated authoress, Daphne du Maurier, the pretty Cornish town of Fowey, is a delight to explore full of characterful building …More»

Royal Wells - England

Tunbridge Wells is a famous spa town, which gained prominence in the Georgian era when many well-to-do visitors came to “take the waters&rdqu …More»

Fairwater Head - England

Set in the picturesque Devonshire countryside, the Fairwater Head is an Edwardian country house hotel, located just 5 miles from Lyme Regis and the …More»

Spa Hotel - England

Set in 14 acres of gardens and parkland, the Spa Hotel is an elegant country mansion located on the edge of Tunbridge Wells, a famous spa town, whi …More»

Richmond Gate Hotel - England

The Richmond Gate Hotel is an elegant 18th century country house situated at the top of Richmond Hill, next to Richmond Park. It offers 68 beautifu …More»

The Royal Hotel - England

Overlooking Ventnor Bay on the most southern tip of the Isle of Wight, the Royal Hotel is set in tranquil gardens. Built in 1832, it is one of the …More»

Abbey Hotel - England

The Abbey Hotel is a privately owned property located in the heart of Bath only a few minutes’ walk from the station and many of the city&rsq …More»

The Mermaid Inn - England

The Mermaid Inn has a wide range of accommodation including rooms with four-poster beds and fascinating secret passages. The lounge bar boasts of o …More»

The Churchill - England

The Churchill Hotel is a luxury hotel situated in York city centre. The building is a superb example of a late Georgian mansion built around 1827. …More»

Rutland Arms Hotel - England

The Rutland Arms Hotel dates back to 1804 and is set in the majestic Peak District National Park in the picturesque town of Bakewell. The Rutl …More»

Mortons House Hotel - England

Mortons House Hotel is a historic sixteenth century Elizabethan Manor House situated in the beautiful village of Corfe Castle in the Isle of Purbec …More»

Arden Hotel - England

Located in the heart of historic Stratford-upon-Avon, the Arden Hotel is an elegant and sophisticated boutique hotel in the birthplace of William S …More»

Waterhead Hotel - England

The Waterhead Hotel is located next to Lake Windermere. It cleverly combines traditional Lakeland elegance and its stunning setting with the comfor …More»

Duke Of Richmond - Guernsey

  The Duke of Richmond Hotel stands on the site originally occupied by what is generally accepted to be Guernsey’s oldest hotel - in …More»

Comlongon Castle - Scotland

Comlongon is a restored 15th century, medieval Scottish castle. The stronghold was built in the early 1400s by the Murray family,&nb …More»

The West End - Scotland

Our hotel offers the simple comforts and is among the finest places to stay in Orkney. It was built in Kirkwall in 1824 by a retired sea captain an …More»

The Waterside Hotel - Scotland

The Waterside is a privately owned hotel, located on the banks of the River Ness, in the heart of Inverness. This 3 star property has 28 well-appoi …More»

Hotel Eilean Iarmain - Scotland

  This traditional hotel, in an idyllic setting, with spectacular views across the sound of Sleat to the Knoydart Hills, retains its old w …More»

Western Isles Hotel - Scotland

The Western Isles Hotel is a 26 bedroom hotel beautifully situated in Tobermory on the Isle of Mull.  The hotel was designed and built specifi …More»

Castle Hotel - Wales

Castle Hotel, an old coaching inn, stands on the site of a Cistercian abbey and used to consist of two famous hostelries, The Castle and the 15th C …More»

The Bear Crickhowell - Wales

  The Bear is famous far and wide for its welcoming atmosphere, historic character, convivial surroundings and good food. A cobbled foreco …More»

Hammet House - Wales

Hammet House is a luxury country house in beautiful Pembrokeshire. In glorious landscaped grounds the house sits on the famous river Teifi right on …More»

The Old Ground Hotel - Ireland

A truly magical residence, that blends the warmth of a country home with the style of a contemporary luxury Irish hotel, The Old Ground Hotel is on …More»

Beech Hill Country House - Ireland

Beech Hill Country House is an elegant 18th century rural manor house offering the very warmest in Irish hospitality. Located just 2 miles outside …More»

Malone Lodge Hotel - Ireland

Located in the leafy Queen’s Quarter of south Belfast, just a 5 minute walk from the Botanic Gardens and the Ulster Museum, Malone Lodge Hote …More»

Blarney Castle - Ireland

The Blarney Castle Hotel has been a family run hotel since 1837. It is ideally located in the picturesque village of Blarney, just 200 yards from t …More»

Dingle Benners Hotel - Ireland

  Located in the centre of Dingle, in the heart of West Kerry, the Dingle Benners Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the magnificent Din …More»

Kilkenny River Court Hotel - Ireland

  Located in a private courtyard, away from the bustling streets of Kilkenny city centre, the River Court Hotel is overlooked by Kilkenny& …More»

Park House Hotel - Ireland

Located on Forster Street in the heart of Galway city centre, the Park House hotel blends 4-star luxury with the warmth and personality of a boutiq …More»

Kilronan Castle - Ireland

One of Ireland’s most luxurious Castle Hotels, Kilronan Castle is the ancestral home of the Tenison family and the legendary Colonel Kin …More»

Actons Hotel - Ireland

Actons Hotel was originally established as a hotel in 1946 by two sisters, Sidney and Sheila Acton. Since then it has established itself as an inte …More»

Château de la Bourdaisière - France

Located in the heart of the stunning Loire Valley region, La Bourdaisiere is a unique historical monument, built between the 14 …More»

Hotel Diderot - France

  The Hotel Diderot, long-time friends of Back-Roads, is a delightful small hotel in the attractive town of Chinon, famous for its landmar …More»

Au Grand Hotel de Sarlat - France

  In the heart of the Black Perigord region, the Au Grand Hotel de Sarlat welcomes you in a contemporary setting. Built around a beautiful …More»

Hostellerie les Cedres - France

  Hostellerie les Cedres is located in Villeneuve-de-Riviere, a quiet village in the Midi Pyrenees region of France. Formerly owned by the …More»

Castel Jeanson - France

  The hôtel Castel Jeanson was previously demeure of famous champagne families. Visitors can enjoy the tranquillity of the drawing-r …More»

Grand Hotel des Terreaux - France

  Remarkably well situated in the city centre, the Grand Hotel des Terreaux is one of the oldest hotels in Lyon. It is situated in th …More»

Le Donjon - France

Located in the heart of the medieval city of Carcassonne, the 4-star Hotel Le Donjon is surrounded by the city’s ancient ramparts. It is only …More»

Georges VI - France

The 4* Georges VI, recently renovated, is situated in the center of Biarritz close to the Port Vieux beach. The hotel's privileged location is …More»

Le Churchill - France

The churchill hotel is located in the heart of the historic town of Bayeux near the tapestry and the cathedral. …More»

Les Loges - France

Located within four 16th century former fishermen's homes this charming, historic hotel has 14 well appointed rooms. Situated in the heart …More»

Hotel le D'Avaugour - France

Hotel Le D'Avaugour is in the heart of Dinan, in a historic stone townhouse set on the town ramparts. It offers charming rooms and suites fitte …More»

Hotel du Forum - France

Owned by the Oggier family since 1921, the hotel du Forum is an old family house situated in the heart of Arles.This building is made up of two par …More»

Hotel Sous les Figuiers - France

Hotel Sous les Figuiers is located in an exceptional location in Provence, in the heart of the Regional Natural Park of the Alpilles and a few step …More»

Hotel Perier du Bignon - France

  The Hotel Perier Du Bignon, dating from 1777 is located in the Mayenne town of Laval. It has an outdoor swimming pool and spacious guest …More»

Hotel Oceania - France

The 4* Oceania Saint-Malo Hotel is located on the Chaussée du Sillon coast road, right beside the historic town centre, within the old walls …More»

Hotel Cantemerle - France

The 4* Cantemerle Hotel Spa & Restaurant in Vence is located half-way between the mountains and the Mediterranean Sea. The hotel is enclosed in …More»

Hotel Cezanne - France

Urban, up-to-date and inviting, Hôtel Cézanne is the first boutique hotel in Aix-en-Provence. It is situated in the city center, a sto …More»

Hotel Kasteelhof 't Hooghe - Belgium

  Located in the countryside, approximately 3km from Ypres, the Kasteelhof 'T Hooghe Hotel is situated on the former front line of Wor …More»

Kasteel Vaeshartelt - The Netherlands

The 17th century Vaeshartelt Kasteel is steeped in royal history. The site of the fortress of ‘Harburgum’, it is reported to be the pla …More»

Stempels Hotel - The Netherlands

Stempels Hotel is situated in a historic location in the heart of Haarlem. At the front you have a magnificent view of the lively Klokhuisplein Squ …More»

Quintas Lagrimas - Portugal

This 4* hotel is located halfway between Lisbon and Porto. Situated in an old palace within Coimbra, the ancient capital of Portugal, Quintas Lagri …More»

Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira - Portugal

Situated in Porto’s historic quarter, overlooking the River Duero, Hotel Carris Porto Ribeira is a stylish, historic hotel, committed to prom …More»

Hotel Mestre Afonso Domingues - Portugal

Situated in the village of Batalha right next to the UNESCO Monastery of Batalha, Hotel Mestre Afonso Domingues is a modern 4* hotel set within a f …More»

Las Casas de la Juderia - Spain

  Las Casas de la Juderia is a luxurious hotel nestled in the heart of Cordoba, offering a direct access to all major attractions, histori …More»

Hotel Hospederia de Leyre - Spain

The hotel is located within Leyre Monastery – one of the most important historical monasteries in Spain. Dating from at least& …More»

Porto Cristo - Spain

This restored former winery is just metres from Port de la Selva Beach, just outside the Cap de Creus National Park.  …More»

Carlos V - Spain

Situated in the historic city of Toledo, hosts this 3-star flagship hotel has previously welcomed John Wayne and Claudia Cardinale. …More»

Hotel Puerta de la Luna - Spain

The hotel is housed in a magnificent XVI century building which was the Davila's family residence. Davila was one of the protagonists in the Ja …More»

Hotel Eguren Ugarte - Spain

Eguren Ugarte is set within the idyllic surrounds of Victoriano Eguren’s winery. This design hotel is surrounded by 130 hectares of vineyards …More»

Villa Oniria - Spain

Villa Oniria is a Spanish/Arabian themed hotel with very tastefully decorated and extensive space on the ground floor. It includes a delightful out …More»

Hotel Villa La Palagina - Italy

Nestled in the Tuscan Hills, in the Italian wine-growing region of Chianti, Villa la Palagina was built using stone from an ancient& …More»

Fortuna - Italy

The Hotel Fortuna is situated within Perugia's historic centre, a few meters from Corso Vannucci and the City Palace. The building dates back t …More»

Albergo San Martino - Italy

The hotel San Martino is a 3 Star hotel located in the heart of the ancient town of Lucca, inside the town-walls. It is located close to the Cathed …More»

Grand Hotel Piazza Borsa - Italy

Opened at beginning of 2010, G.H. Piazza Borsa, merges three adjacent buildings in the historical center of Palermo into one large hotel structure. …More»

Grand Hotel Majestic - Italy

Built in 1870, on the elegant west Piedmont shores of Lake Maggiore, the Grand Hotel Majestic is an exemplary conception of La Belle Époque. …More»

Hotel Art Resort Galleria Umberto - Italy

The Hotel Art Resort Galleria Umberto of Naples is an elegant small hotel situated in the heart of the city, inside the famous Galleria Umberto. …More»

San Lino - Italy

Situated within the medieval walls of Volterra, the 4 star Hotel San Lino was originally built as a convent in 1480. The building retains certain a …More»

Hotel Granaio dei Casabella - Italy

Located inside the archaeological area, opposite the Porta Aurea, one of the four gates of the ancient city of Paestum, Il Granaio dei Casabella is …More»

Relais Villa Pomela - Italy

Once an aristocrats country residence, this venerable mansion is today an elegant and comfortable 4 star hotel. All of its 47 bedrooms hav …More»

Hotel Villa Giuseppina - Italy

Newly built, with every modern comfort, the Hotel "La Margherita - Villa Giuseppina" is situated in Scala in the heart of the Amalfi Coas …More»

Lido Palace Hotel - Italy

The 4* Lido Palace Hotel is located in a historic 'Liberty' building on the coast of Santa Margherita Ligure, capital of Tigullio. All of t …More»

Antico Convento - Italy

  Originally the Capuchin Convent housed 40 cells, transformed today for a total of 23 rooms. Overlooking the green valley dell'I …More»

Hotel Monte Tauro - Italy

A few steps away from Taormina's center and from the Greek-Roman Theater, the Monte Tauro Hotel overlooks the Sicilian coastline. It has a …More»

Relais Corte Palmieri - Italy

Relais Corte Palmieri is housed in a building dating back to 1700, within the fishing village of Gallipoli and is characterized by sunny terraces a …More»

Villa il Palagio - Italy

Villa Il Palagio is was an historical palace and now a contemporary hotel. It features a swimming pool and a rooftop terrace with panoramic vi …More»

Villa San Martino - Italy

Surrounded by a forest in the Apulian countryside, 5* Villa San Martino boasts antique furniture and paintings. …More»

Albergo Corte Albertina - Italy

Albergo Corte Albertina is an historical mansion transformed into an intimate hotel. Each room is comfortable, with antique furniture and curtains …More»

Palazzo Turchini - Italy

Palazzo Turchini is set in the lively heart of the city. This hotel has a fascinating history connected to the arts; it belonged to the Royal Conse …More»

Art Hotel - Poland

Art Hotel is a unique property located in the most charming part of Wroclaw’s Main Square. It consists of two linked buildings. One of them d …More»

Richard Loewenherz - Austria

Richard the Lionhearted is said to have been the first true guest of note in Dürnstein, where this idyllic hotel is found. Surrounded by Medie …More»

Steigenberger Hotel & Spa - Austria

In a scenic location in the Wachau region, the 4* Steigenberger Hotel and Spa Krems is known for its picture-perfect scenic beauty. The restaurant …More»

Harmonie Hotel - Austria

This boutique 4 star hotel is located in the trendy Serviten quarter. Renovated in 2013, its modern, conceptual design, revolving around the theme …More»

Hotel Stern - Switzerland

The Romantik Hotel Stern is a historic, 360 year old hotel in the centre of Chur. It has an excellent restaurant and offers a cosy and romantic atm …More»

Hotel Beau Rivage - Switzerland

The 4* Hotel Beau Rivage is located right on the shore of Lake Lucerne. From every room you can enjoy panoramic lake or mountain views. The restaur …More»

Garni Roter Ochsen - Switzerland

The 3* Hotel Garni Roter Ochsen is a freshly renovated, atmospheric hotel. It is situated in a 400-year-old building in the Old Town. Full of chara …More»

Seegarten Hotel - Switzerland

The 3* Hotel Garni Roter Ochsen is a freshly renovated, atmospheric hotel. It is situated in a 400-year-old building in the Old Town. Full of chara …More»

M/Y Vjeko - Croatia

Explore tiny islands and a truly spectacular coastline, far away from the tourist trail, on our first ever tour by private yacht. M/ …More»

Hotel Pasike - Croatia

Situated in the centre of UNESCO's Trogir, Hotel Pasike was originally the home of the Buble family, who have been in Trogir for eight centurie …More»

Hotel Degenija - Croatia

This 4* Hotel Degenija is situated in Selište Drežničko village. The entrance of the Plitvice National Park is just 2.5 miles away.  …More»

Rossi Boutique Hotel - Russia

The 19th century Rossi Boutique hotel is situated by the Fontanka River, in central St. Petersburg. Rooms are all individually decorated and furnis …More»

Hotel Triglav - Slovenia

Newly opened in April 2009 after extensive renovations, this 4-star hotel, first opened in 1906, is only 200 metres from Lake Bled. All rooms and s …More»

Taanilinna Hotel - Estonia

Right in the heart of Tallinn’s Old Town and close to Viru Gates, Taanilinna Hotel is located in a nearby proximity of museums, churches, art …More»

Hotel Vardar - Montenegro

Hotel Vardar is a 4* hotel situated right at the entrance of the Old City of Kotor. This elegant hotel offers a fitness centre and sauna and is aff …More»

Hotel Xaluca Dades - Morocco

Surrounded by the majestic mountains of the Atlas mountain range and impressive Dades gorges, the Hotel Xaluca Dades, former National Relay, stands …More»

La Belle Etoile Xaluca - Morocco

Strategically located, La Belle Etoile occupies a spectacular space in the middle of the dunes of Erg Chebi. Watch the sunrise and sunset, or enjoy …More»

Riad Mimouna - Morocco

Next to the ocean, the Mimouna is a traditional riad offering a large terrace with panoramic sea views in Essaouira. The rooms have authentic Moroc …More»

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