7 Unusual Hotels For Original Christmas Holidays


Are you looking for ideas to spend different Christmas holidays than usual? Would you like to experience an unforgettable New Year’s Eve in a truly original place?

Then this article is what it is for you! Here you will find 7 really particular hotels to spend an unusual stay that you will hardly forget!

Any taste? Experience New Year’s Eve like a king and a queen in a wonderful castle on the hills near Rome, spend moments of complete relaxation inside a lighthouse or even try the sensation of sleeping inside an igloo.

Are you curious? Then let yourself be inspired by our ideas and tips 😉


A fabulous New Year’s Eve at Castello Orsini

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For a fabulous New Year’s Eve choose the magical atmosphere of Castello Orsini, a few kilometers from Rome.
Welcome the New Year surrounded by the majestic walls of this wonderful medieval castle, now converted into a luxury hotel.

Here you can live special moments immersed in a dreamy scenery and environments embellished with paintings, tapestries, armor and coffered ceilings, where a story of intrigues, powers, battles and loves still lies behind. In short, a New Year’s Eve like a king and queen!


Castello Orsini is located in Nerola, a small medieval village just a few kilometers from Rome, built right around the manor. A great location to reach Rome, Rieti, Tivoli and other fascinating villages in the area.




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A romantic Christmas in the tree house of Dolomiti Village



Live the magic of Christmas at a few feet high in a real tree house!

At Dolomiti Village you can stay in a beautiful and cozy tree house built around a beech and equipped with all the comforts, from heating to the super equipped kitchen, from the bathroom with shower to the living room.
The tree house is so spacious that it can accommodate up to four people.


The Dolomiti Village is located along the road leading from Comeglians to Ravascletto, two kilometers from the ski slopes of Zoncolan. It is the ideal place to spend your holidays in Carnia and to visit charming villages such as Povolaro and Maranzanis, where time seems to have stopped. In the nearby Val Pesarina, the heart of the Friulian Dolomiti, lies the village of Pesariis, the country of the clocks.




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Stay in the heart of the mountain in an igloo



To spend the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays in a special place, stay at the igloo of the Rifugio Bella Vista! Live a unique experience surrounded by ice, snow, absolute silence and the soft lights of candles.

And do not be afraid, you will not suffer the cold! The igloo is equipped with sheepskin and sleeping bags that will completely isolate you from the outside temperature.

Moreover, outside you can warm you up in the Finnish sauna or in the hot tub … At high altitude!


The igloo of the Rifugio Bella Vista is located in Maso Corto in the Val Senales. It can be reached by taking the cable car or by snowmobile.




A Christmas overlooking the sea at Faro Capo Spartivento


A romantic lighthouse overlooking the sea transformed into a luxury hotel. Faro Capo Spartivento’s motto is “Find your soul and lose it forever because you will stay here”. Therefore, how do you not believe it? An exclusive refuge to spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve holidays immersed in a poetic atmosphere.


Faro Capo Spartivento is located in Chia in the southern part of Sardinia, in a spectacular place where nature is the main protagonist. The coast alternates high promontories to dunes and areas of great naturalistic value.
Do not miss a visit to the Archaeological Area of Nora, an important Phoenician and Roman site, located on a promontory overhanging the sea.




Stay in a live Christmas crib in Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita



The best place to enjoy the Christmas atmosphere is surely Matera, where the largest nativity scene in the world “The Nativity of the Live Crib” takes place in a spectacular setting.

Here you can experience the feeling of sleeping in one of the exclusive caves of the Hotel Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita. The complex is located in the oldest part of the Sassi of Matera, overhanging the Gravina stream, with breathtaking views of the Park of Murgia and its rocky churches.

A unique stay in a dreamy location.


Sextantio Le Grotte Della Civita is located in the heart of Matera. Visiting the Sassi of Matera means getting lost on a journey in the past, discovering the traces of the uninterrupted presence of man from the Palaeolithic to the present. You can also visit the Natural Archaeological Park of the Rupestrian Churches and dedicate yourself to gourmet food and wine tastings to experience the flavors of the local products such as Matera bread, mozzarella and “Aglianico” wine.




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A nest between the snow and the woods at the Chalet Valsegg



A cozy nest between the snow and the woods to spend Christmas and New Year’s Eve dedicated to well-being, relaxation and sport.
Here you can experience the mountain in spacious and exclusive wooden chalets with modern and luxurious furnishings.

Moreover, if you are a ski lover, just 5 minutes away you will find the ski bus that takes you to the ski area Gitschberg Jochtal, awarded in 2016 as the best ski area in South Tyrol.


Südtirol Chalets Valsegg is located in Valles in Trentino Alto Adige. The ideal place for snow lovers. The complex is located near the ski area Gitschberg Jochtal, a true must for skiers. In addition, weekly activities are organized for guests, such as snowshoe hiking, carriage rides, Tyrolean evening and much more.




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A Christmas of peace and relaxation overhanging the sea at Grand Hotel Convento Amalfi

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A Christmas and New Year’s Eve with a breathtaking view!

At the Grand Hotel Convento Amalfi you will enjoy moments of pure relaxation in a luxury hotel hosted in an ancient convent that still preserves extraordinary historic jewels such as the charming 13th-century Arabian-Cloister, the Chapel of St. Francis and the spectacular Walk of the Monks.

The protagonist? The amazing view of the Amalfi Coast.


The Grand Hotel Convento is located in Amalfi, in a superb position overlooking the sea. This marvelous city offers lovely glimpses and historic and architectural jewels such as the Cathedral of Sant’Andrea and Piazza Flavio Gioia. From here, you can easily reach the picturesque city of Ravello where the beauty of the landscape creates a unique harmony, Naples, Herculaneum, Paestum, Pompeii and Sorrento.




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