A handful of designers have recontextualized these spiritual spaces for secular indulgence. Here are just a few ancient sanctums transformed into accommodation by modern high design.
The restored 17th-century monastery Monastero Santa Rosa gets a new life as a remarkable 20-key hotel.
Western Europe’s tallest building and the one-time private residence of a London fox.
The Drake Hotel is considered by most Torontonians to be iconic, and it is successful because it hasn’t strayed from its core mission.
A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa at the centre of one of the best winter sports destinations in the world.
Shedding dated decor, the latest addition to the Marriott’s coveted Autograph Collection has Albertans heading to the picturesque Kananaskis Valley this winter.
Rendering the old cliché true, but with a twist, the Kimpton Saint George is an elevated home away from home.
Eclectic mid-century cool in a historic West End neighborhood.
From Vancouver to Montreal, these lofty perches are the perfect place to soak up the sun.