Authentic Accommodations

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We handpick every hotel to create just the right experience - and this has led us to discover some unusual and exciting Authentic Accommodations. It could be their architecture,  historical significance, location or even community spirit - but each truly reflects your destination.

Here's just a taste of our Authentic Accommodations:


Kasbah Chergui, Erfoud, Morocco

Kasbah Chergui, Erfoud, Morocco

In a quiet desert near the dunes of Erfoud, grand Kasbah Chergui, where we stay during our Best of Morocco guided vacations, is truly traditional. This Morocco hotel's latticework, hammam and Bedouin tent dining mix with luxury touches like its swimming pool – so you get a relaxing vacation in Morocco and Authentic Accommodation all rolled into one.

Featured on: Best of Morocco

Las Casas de la Juderia, Seville, Spain

Las Casas de la Judería, Seville, Spain

A collection of traditional houses, Andalusian palaces and flower-filled courtyards have been brought together at Hotel Las Casas de la Judería in Spain. An opulent Seville hotel, we regularly stay at this Authentic Accommodation when exploring the city, as it gives an instant insight into Seville and its history, culture and architectural style.

Featured on: Best of Spain

USA Utah Red Cliffs Lodge Authentic Accommodation

Grand Hotel Europe, Lucerne, Switzerland

Taking you straight back to Switzerland's elegant past, the appropriately named Grand Hotel Europe is a landmark hotel in Lucerne. By the lake, it is our Authentic Accommodation on many of the trips we take to this historic town - thanks to the truly Swiss character and charm of this Lucerne hotel, built back in 1872.

Featured on: Best of Switzerland, European Highlights, European Whirl, Scenic Europe, European Horizons, Wonders of Europe

USA Utah Red Cliffs Lodge Authentic Accommodation

Red Cliffs Lodge, Utah, USA

Truly a treasure of the West, Utah’s Red Cliffs Lodge features dramatic 20-foot ceilings, natural wood-paneled walls, rustic log furniture, hand-finished Mexican tile floors and a museum Lodge displaying a combination of early cowboy ranching and local movie memorabilia. Feel like you’ve stepped back in time at this unique accommodation in Utah!

Featured on: Best of the Canyonlands, Canyon Country Jamboree

Mexico Uxmal

Hacienda Uxmal, Mexico

The Hacienda Uxmal, the area's oldest hotel hacienda, is just steps from the famous ruins. The hand-painted tile, masonry sculpted by artists, and generous use of the regional hardwoods make this Mexican hotel setting as lovely as it is historic.

Featured on: Treasures of the YucatanTreasures of the Yucatan with Riviera Maya Beach Stay

Stay on a Junk Boat in Ha Long Bay with Trafalgar

Vietnamese Junk boat, Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Stay on board a traditional Vietnamese Junk boat in Ha Long Bay. Junk boats were developed during the Han Dynasty (206 BC–220 AD) and were used as seagoing vessels as early as 2nd century AD. Experience this unique and memorable accommodation in Vietnam.

Featured on: Highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia


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