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DEC 15th

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Destinations to dream about in 2021



Inspired by the iconic style of cult film director Wes Anderson, travel through the lens of the creative husband-and-wife duo Wally and Amanda Koval to the sites that have inspired their sensational new book Accidentally Wes Anderson, a visionary feast of buildings emulating the same influential style and palette as his popular films. Discover a trove of historical treasures to visit during your stay with Rocco Forte Hotels across Europe. 

 

Edinburgh’s iconic Palm Court at The Balmoral 

Edinburgh’s diverse plant collection at the Royal Botanical Gardens dates back to 1670 and offers a spectacular alfresco activity during your stay, only a half hour drive from The Balmoral. For a taste of artistic heritage, the Scottish National Portrait Gallery hosts collections dating back to the late 18th century and is a short stroll from The Balmoral. Back at your room, be sure to wander down to explore the city’s award-winning Champagne afternoon tea in our striking Palm Court.

 

Hotel de Rome in Berlin’s historic Bebelplatz

Take a half hour stroll to take in the grandeur of the Berlin State Library, one of Europe’s largest collections of books under one roof. Built in 1928, the St Augustine Church designed by Josef Bachem and Heinrich Horvatin, is another impressive landmark only 15 minutes by car worth visiting during your stay, to marvel at its impressive high ceilings. For an outdoor amble, the Garten der Welt offers inspiration from all corners of the earth. You can find more inspiration using an interactive map and full list of unusual landmarks dotted across the city here.

 

Brown’s Hotel in the heart of London

Just a stone’s throw from Brown’s Hotel or a 15 minute taxi, explore London’s exquisite collection of artwork at The Wallace Collection on Manchester Square, comprising 30 galleries to explore. Alternatively, wander through the ice-cream coloured streets of Notting Hill for picture-perfect scenes around every street corner. For somewhere off the beaten track, take a trip to the beautiful neighbourhood of Hampstead to explore 17th Century stately home and Grade II listed estate of Kenwood House.

 

To book your stay at The Balmoral, email reservations.balmoral@roccofortehotels.com or call +44 131 556 2414.

To book your stay at Hotel de Rome, email reservations.derome@roccofortehotels.com or call +49 30 460 609 1430.

To book your stay at Brown's Hotel, email reservations.browns@roccofortehotels.com or call  +44 20 7493 6020.