Arranged for you, for an effortless pre- or post-voyage pause in your travels

We have selected choice hotels to bookend each of our Europe voyages. Our Expedition Specialists are happy to make arrangements for you at any of the following, whether you choose to decompress from your air travel before your voyage, or savor the memories prior to returning home or traveling on. It’s a gracious way to prolong the pleasures of Europe.


Hotel Phoenix Copenhagen

Hotel Phoenix is a 4-star deluxe hotel in one of Copenhagen’s most exclusive areas, a short walk from New Harbour, the shopping street Strøget with gourmet restaurants, trendy cafés and art galleries, and the Danish Royal castle, winter residence of the Danish Royal Family. The history of the hotel dates back several centuries, to when the royal family and gentry used the hotel as their preferred accommodation for foreign guests. Phoenix Copenhagen went through complete renovation in 1991 and reemerged, like the mythical Phoenix, with beautiful decorations inspired by French renaissance style. The hotel has 206 elegantly furnished rooms and 7 luxurious suites, and offers a gourmet restaurant and an English-style pub.   

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First Hotel Reisen

  • Stockholm has one of Europe's largest and best-preserved medieval city centers. The Swedish Capital is superbly positioned, with stunning and extremely varied scenery in every direction. And as the city is compact in size with everything within easy reach, this is a perfect destination for weekend breaks or longer stays, all year round.  Enjoy your stay in Stockholm at First Hotel Reisen, a waterfront hotel conveniently placed in central Stockholm, in the heart of the Old Town. First Hotel Reisen is a first class hotel just around the corner from The Royal Palace and a five minutes’ walk from Stockholm’s main shopping area. First Hotel Reisen is celebrated for the high service standards, waterfront location and the hotel's décor, an impressive unity of classical maritime features and modern design.

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Sofitel Lisbon Liberdade

Acclimate to lovely Lisbon, or wind down from your explorations at this 5-star luxury hotel off the city’s poshest avenue. Welcoming in the French art de recevoir manner, the hotel’s lush décor, accented with dark wood and gold recalls the African and Eastern discoveries of Renaissance-era Portugal.  Centrally located, it is steps from boutiques and cafés, bustling with international travelers and residents alike. The hotel offers a lobby-level restaurant, Ad Lib, for convenient Portuguese and French-inflected cuisine.

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The InterContinental Bordeaux - Le Grand Hotel

Eighteenth century architect, Victor Louis, designed both the Comédie-Française and the garden galleries of the Palais-Royal in Paris, but the Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux is considered his masterpiece. The Grand Hotel de Bordeaux, also designed by Louis with a matching neoclassical façade, sits across the street from the theater in the Golden triangle, a historic hub of Bordeaux known as the "quartier des Grands Hommes". Converted to a hotel by a Bordeaux businessman, who purchased it in 1999 and lovingly restored it, the Grand Hotel opened in 2007 to acclaim. Featuring a deluxe spa, the Bains de Léa, and multiple restaurants and bars within its confines, the hotel offers an extraordinary, imperial-styled experience.

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The Royal Horseguards

A stunning five-star luxury hotel near Embankment and the London Eye, The Royal Horseguards presides over the River Thames. With outstanding views, a pared-down contemporary style merged with refurbished Victorian elegance, it celebrates its heritage and a secret past: The Royal Horseguards was the HQ of the Secret Service during the First World War.  Award-winning dining, afternoon tea, and sumptuous river-view suites, including the signature Tower Suite with a 270º view, make the Horseguards the ideal London address for a respite or active sightseeing.

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The Westin Dublin

 The Westin Dublin is a luxury 5-star hotel located in the heart of Dublin, directly opposite Trinity College, andjust minutes away from Grafton Street shopping and the River Liffey.  Behind the historic 19th century façade of the hotel, spacious guest rooms and suites and characteristic Irish décor create a welcoming and comforting ambience. Superb staff, exceptional room service,

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Radisson Blu Royal Hotel

As one of Norway's oldest cities, Bergen has a rich history that spans centuries. A variety of museums pay tribute to the region's past—all readily accessible from the centrally located Radisson Blu Royal Hotel, including Bryggen, a picturesque Hanseatic League wharf with colorful wooden houses that has earned the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage site designation.  Asophisticated 4-star hotel, the Radisson Blu Royal fits into the neighborhood’s charming atmosphere, inviting guests to meander traditional alleyways and browse the bustling markets. The hotel offers 300 well-appointed rooms and suites with hi-speed Wi-Fi, two onsite restaurants, a fitness center and Turkish sauna. An extra plus is close proximity to Bergen’s airport to make even easier.

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