Boutique hotels aren't all that easy to pin down; consider them a cross between bed and breakfasts, luxury stays and design hotels. They typically offer fewer than 50 rooms and boast original interior features and architecture, as well as bespoke services. We've been investigating and our selection of the best boutique hotels is proof that they often beat the five-star establishments at their own game, so be warned – check-in and you may never want to leave.
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