• Cond Nast Traveller r ecently released its 2019 Gold List ranking of the best hotels in the world.
  • Of the 78 best hotels selected by the editors, 27 hotels are located in Europe .
  • Italy swept the rankings with eight hotels, followed by France with fourhotels.
  • London was the most represented city with threehotels between the Kensington and Covent Garden areas alone.

This year, Cond Nast Traveller featured 78 hotels on their 2019 Gold List, including 27 European hotels.

The best hotels in Europe range from a farmhouse in the English countryside to an oceanfront resort with private pools on the Greek islands.

Italy accounts for the biggest chunk of top-ranking hotels, tallying eight hotels across the country. The majority of these hotels are on the water, whether lakeside in the Monte Baldo mountains, canal-side in Venice, or seaside along the Amalfi Coast.

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The hotels are scattered across Europe and represent a large range of prices, from $250 per night for a hotel in Mallorca up to $2,600 per night at an exclusive spot in Iceland. Many of these luxury hotels have been Gold List and Readers Choice winners in the past, such as Sweden's Ett Hem and Italy's Le Sirenuse .

Keep reading to learn more about the best hotels in Europ e . We noted prices for rooms booked one month in advance or the first available date.

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