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06.03.2018
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Expedia showcases the world’s most picture-perfect art hotels

From the Kimpton Hotel in New York to Sankara in Nairobi, Expedia’s new infographic is perfect for travellers looking to plan a cultural holiday

Beijing has one of the most valuable collections of art, with original works from the likes of Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol

The rise in hotels as a cultural experience shows that holidaymakers want more than a place to rest their head

Want to wake up next to some world-class art? You don’t need to sneak into a museum or gallery to do so! Art hotels are growing in popularity and number, with hotels around the world showcasing masterpieces for guests to enjoy throughout their stay.

No longer is a hotel simply a place to rest your head, many hotels now offer cultural experiences that art fanatics will love. Expedia’s new infographic showcases nine of the best art hotels in exciting destinations around the world, offering interesting information about each hotel’s art collection including the number of pieces of art housed, the art mediums exhibited and the type of art or movement associated with the hotel. The infographic also features arty facts about the city that are home to these hotels.

Expedia’s top art hotels offer holidaymakers hundreds of artworks from some of the world’s most creative minds of past and present. From Budapest’s Bohem Art Hotel, a perfect reflection of an artist’s bohemian lifestyle, to the XVA Art Hotel in Dubai, a homage to Middle Eastern art, the infographic is a definitive guide to the most picture-perfect art hotels on the planet.

Here are nine of the world’s most picture-perfect art hotels:

The First Roma, Rome
art’otel, Amsterdam
The Merrion, Dublin
XVA Art Hotel, Dubai
The Cosmopolitan, Las Vegas
Bohem Art Hotel, Budapest
Hotel Eclat, Beijing
Sankara, Nairobi
Kimpton Hotel Eventi, New York

Kasha Dubaniewicz, Project Manager at Expedia, said: “Today, hotels are much more than a basic place to bed down for the night. They are fully-fledged experiences in themselves, and form an integral, inspirational part of a traveller’s holiday.

“We no longer have to go to a museum to enjoy a cultural experience — we can stay at an art hotel instead, waking up to a masterpiece each morning. We hope our infographic will help cultural holidaymakers plan the art trip of a lifetime.”

About Expedia

Whether you know exactly what trip you want, need ideas, or want help narrowing down your search, Expedia.co.uk makes it easy to find the holiday that is right for you. Launched in November 1998, Expedia.co.uk is operated by Expedia, Inc., the world's largest online travel company. Expedia.co.uk is the largest online travel provider for the UK, serving millions of travellers every year.

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