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Your Definitive Guide to Truly Fabulous Places to Stay - Unique Boutique Luxury
Bed and Breakfasts, Dine and Sleep, Homestays and Wedding Venues
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Welcome to Quintessential Europe

Your Definitive Guide to Truly Fabulous Places to Stay - now offering instant booking

Our Quintessential Europe Members combine the ultimate in luxury and comfort, beautiful, often sumptuous, houses, spectacular settings and the most gracious of hosts. Quintessential Europe is also able to offer you exclusive access to some unique, private homes that have opened their doors to those discerning guests seeking the ultimate in luxury bed and breakfast, the most evocative, exclusive wedding venue or that special place to stay that may have been previously unimaginable, let alone attainable.

We have handpicked a collection of truly luxurious properties – breathtaking farmhouses in spectacular countryside, gorgeous country houses in serene surroundings, stylish and contemporary rural retreats set in private woodlands, stunning coastal properties, quintessential English cottages, chic, boutique homes in glorious countryside – where you will arrive as a guest and leave, relaxed and replenished, ready to return again and again.

Quintessential Europe has created a space where our fabulous places to stay can stand out from the crowd.  We will not compromise on quality, comfort and personality.  You will find not only the finest luxury bed and breakfast homes, boutique homestays, evocative wedding venues and sumptuous restaurants with rooms but also the wonderful places to explore from their doorsteps. The website aims to provide a very 21st Century experience. We want to offer our discerning guests the opportunity to discover some very special, sometimes exclusive, certainly unique, and always luxurious places to stay. We also want to inform our guests about what they can do in each of the beautiful parts of Europe where we have been fortunate enough to discover another gem for Quintessential Europe.

The interactive map describes the location of each of our Quintessential Europe Members and the icons describe what type of luxurious place to stay each icon represents.

New To Quintessential Europe

  • Hannah's Bed and Breakfast Thames Valley
  • Duke House East Anglia
  • Number Thirty Eight Wessex
  • Brindleys Wessex
  • 15Glasgow The Lowlands
  • Chipperkyle Country House The Lowlands
  • Field Green Oast Downs & Channel Coast
  • Allt-y-bela South & Mid-Wales
  • Crookston House The Lowlands
  • Thistles on Skye The Highlands & Islands

Latest News

Dreamy New Destinations in Two of Tuscany's Most Beautiful Medieval Towns

We continue to bring you fabulous places to stay in two of Italy's dreamiest medieval towns, Siena and Montepulciano. [2nd May 2017 14:02:00]


Focus on Italy Spring 2017

This Spring newsletter is focused on Italy where we are slowly unearthing some of the most glorious places to stay. There are more to come, not only in Italy but also some stunning properties in the South of France. Keep an eye out. We certainly are. Our Quintessential Europe properties exude style, elegance, comfort and history. Here you can have a holiday of a lifetime and live the dream. Our hosts spare none of the comforts of 21st Century hospitality in each of these fabulous homes. [26th Apr 2017 15:04:00]


An Irresistible Winter Offer at the Much Acclaimed North Wing at Combermere Abbey

Become the Lord and Lady of the Abbey! Surround yourself with history, drink in the amazing views and ancient landscape and let our wonderful team treat you like royalty.  It will be a truly unforgettable experience, and one you can definite ... [19th Dec 2016 10:14:00]


Fabulous Review of the North Wing at Combermere Abbey

The Independent Online has published a fabulous review of the North Wing at Combermere Abbey. Way to go! ... [10th Dec 2016 11:13:00]


Fabulous Winter Offer at Glamorous and Deeply Cosy Easby Hall

With its elegant, nay, glamorous bedrooms, each with woodburning stove and lavish bathrooms, Easby Hall is one of our truly fabulous places to stay. Close to the bustling and historic town of Richmond, it gives  you access to North Yorkshire ... [1st Dec 2016 12:00:00]


Featured Regions

  • Central France & the Alps France
  • North East France France
  • The South of France France
  • The South West France
  • Western France France
  • Provence & the Côte d'Azur France
  • England UK
  • Scotland UK
  • Wales UK
  • East Anglia UK
  • Lancashire & the Lakes UK
  • Northumbria UK
  • The Midlands UK
  • The South East UK
  • The West Country UK
  • Yorkshire & the Humber UK
  • The Highlands & Islands UK
  • The Lowlands UK
  • North Wales UK
  • South & Mid-Wales UK
  • Cotswolds UK
  • East Midlands UK
  • West Midlands UK
  • Downs & Channel Coast UK
  • Thames Valley UK
  • Devon & Cornwall UK
  • Wessex UK
  • Yorkshire Dales UK
  • Bruges and Western Flanders Belgium
  • Lazio Italy
  • Liguria Italy
  • Sicily Italy
  • Tuscany Italy
  • Veneto & Friuli Italy
  • Rome Italy