Preferred Hotels

From grand palaces to intimate hideaways, from restored monasteries to modern boutique properties, from country chateaus to seaside resorts, all preferred hotels featured in Ormina Tours’ itineraries have been meticulously handpicked for their unparalleled hospitality offering, comfort, location and uniqueness. All preferred hotels are four or five star properties and are luxuriously appointed. Our preferred hotel choices reflect our desire to ensure you enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay.

Spain, Jerez de la Frontera – Casa Palacio Maria Luisa

Location

Located in the heart of the city this hote is an 8-minute walk from the Alcázar of Jerez de la Frontera, a Moorish fortress, and 1 km from Jerez de la Frontera train station.

Featured in: Southern Spain

Spain, La Rioja – Eurostars Los Agustinos

Location

Situated within the walls of a centuries-old former convent, this inviting hotel offers a unique setting for your stay. Dating back to the 14th-century, the property exudes an air of tranquility and history. Just a short 7-minute walk away, you’ll find the magnificent Church of Santo Tomás, showcasing stunning architectural details and a rich cultural heritage. For wine enthusiasts, the renowned Bodegas Muga, offering delightful wine tastings, is a mere 1 km away. Immerse yourself in the charm of this exceptional location, where the echoes of the past blend seamlessly with the present.

Spain, La Rioja – Hotel Los Agustinos

Location

Located in the centre of the town of Haro, next to the Breton theatre and 300 metres from the Winery Quarter and the Winemaking Research Station, the Hotel Los Agustinos is the perfect accommodation to enjoy tourist visits to the most iconic wineries in La Rioja. In the evening, the magnificent cloister of the Hotel Los Agustinos is the ideal place to enjoy a drink or a good book.

Featured in: Northern Spain

Spain, Madrid – Intelier Palacio San Martín

Location

Embrace the allure of this charming hotel, gracefully nestled in a 19th-century architectural gem. Just a leisurely 2-minute stroll from the vibrant Callao metro station, it offers a gateway to explore the wonders of Madrid. Venture on an 8-minute walk to discover the majestic 18th-century Palacio Real de Madrid, a testament to regal splendour. Additionally, the renowned Museo Nacional del Prado awaits you, a mere 2kms away, inviting you to immerse yourself in art and culture.

Featured in: Best of Spain (2024|25)

Spain, Madrid – Hotel Preciados

Location

The Hotel Preciados is located in the heart of Madrid, in an exclusive area near all the cultural attractions (including Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace and Royal Theater, the Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen Museums…), shops, main theaters, cinemas, and restaurants.

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Spain, Málaga – Hotel Molina Lario

Location

The Molina Lario hotel is a 4 star hotel that has a privileged location in the heart of Malaga right opposite the Cathedral, a few meters from the Port, the Picasso Museum and the city’s pedestrian district. It is a charming hotel in the center of the city, consisting of two renovated buildings with original facade of the 19th century and a third completely new building.

Featured in: Southern Spain

Spain, Málaga – Room Mate Larios Málaga

Location

Overlooking the city center’s Plaza de la Constitución square, this sophisticated hotel is a 4-minute walk from Málaga Cathedral and an 8-minute walk from the Alcazaba of Málaga fortress.

Spain, San Sebastian – Astoria7 Hotel

Location

A 6-minute walk from Amara metro station, this upscale, movie-themed hotel is also a 13-minute walk from San Sebastián Cathedral and 1.3 km from the Beach of La Concha.

Spain, San Sebastián – Hotel Boutique Villa Favorita

Location

San Sebastián, a city that has captivated visitors from the 19th to the 21st centuries, offers a surprising and timeless charm. With its picturesque beachfront location and proximity to key landmarks, this hotel provides an ideal base for exploring the enchanting city of San Sebastián.

Boasting a prime location across from the renowned La Concha Beach, this elegant adults-only hotel provides a delightful setting in San Sebastián. Situated just 1 km away from both the Donostia-San Sebastián train station and the San Telmo Museum, guests have convenient access to transportation and cultural attractions.

Featured in: Northern Spain

Spain, San Sebastian – Hotel Marina Cristina

Location

Overlooking the Urumea River, this grand belle epoque hotel dating from 1912 is 8 minutes’ walk from La Concha Beach, a 10-minute walk from Gros train station and 7 minutes on foot from the elegant shops in the city center.

Spain, San Sebastian – Hotel Villa Soro

Location

This hotel is just a 15-minute walk from the old town, Kursaal and Zurriola Beach.The perfect unique location where you can enjoy a romantic stay or a family holiday.

Spain, Seville – Gran Melia Colón

Location

Embrace an atmosphere of refinement at this exceptional hotel, conveniently situated just 6kms away from the magnificent Catedral de Sevilla and a mere 4kms from the enchanting Royal Alcázar of Seville.

Featured in: , Best of Spain (2024|25)

Switzerland, Interlaken – Boutique Hotel Bellevue

Location

Positioned along the peaceful Aare River, Boutique Hotel Bellevue near the Interlaken-West train station is centrally located in the city, offering a quiet retreat. Nearby, various restaurants and shops offer convenient amenities for guests staying at this boutique haven.

Featured in: Scenic Switzerland Luxury Rail Journey

Switzerland, Lucerne – Hotel Des Balances

Location

Situated in a former Guild Hall, Hotel des Balances, a Four Star Superior haven, beautifully occupies the heart of Old Lucerne along the Reuss river. Its prime location immerses guests in a quintessential Lucerne experience, with iconic sights, shopping, and cultural gems just steps away.

Featured in: Scenic Switzerland Luxury Rail Journey

Switzerland, Lugano – Hotel Splendide Royal

Location

Set in a 19th-century palace across the street from Lake Lugano, this luxe hotel is a 12-minute walk from shops along Via Nassa.

Featured in: Italian Lakes and Swiss Mountains (2024|25)

Switzerland, Lugano – The View Lugano

Location

On a hillside with sweeping views of the city and Lake Lugano, this polished all-suite hotel is a 10 minute walk from Lugano-Paradiso train station and 2 km from the LAC cultural center.

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Switzerland, St. Moritz – Hotel Grace La Margna

Location
Positioned next to the UNESCO heritage train station of St. Moritz at the picturesque shore of Lake St. Moritz, this extraordinary hotel welcomes you 365 days a year.

Featured in: Scenic Switzerland Luxury Rail Journey

Switzerland, Zurich – Hotel Glockenhof

Location

Located a stone’s throw from Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, Hotel Glockenhoff in Zurich offers an exceptionally central venue for accommodation and dining. A large number of monuments, places of cultural interest and shops are near the hotel. The Zurich Airport is conveniently reachable within 20 minutes by car.

Featured in: Scenic Switzerland Luxury Rail Journey

Turkey, Istanbul – Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel

Location

This elegant hotel with a white-column exterior is a 6-minute walk from the Hagia Sophia museum, 1 km from Topkapı Palace and 3.2 km from Galata Tower.

Featured in: Istanbul, Turkey

Turkey, Istanbul – Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet

Location

Visit a one-of-a-kind luxury hotel retreat in Istanbul’s oldest district. Travel in time with visits to the 6th-century St. Sophia, the 15th-century Topkapi Palace and the 17th-century Blue Mosque, just a five-minute walk from our Sultanahmet luxury hotel in Istanbul’s Old City.

Featured in: Istanbul, Turkey