Golden Palace


Sumptuous luxury right in the heart of the historic city centre: Turin in Piedmont and the Golden Palace Hotel have everything for a memorable holiday!


The Golden Palace is the first choice for all those guests looking for a state-of-the-art city hotel graced by an intriguing design that harmoniously unites contemporary flair with classic art deco.


Everything glitters, everything is brand-new – in fact, the Golden Palace was inaugurated only recently to accommodate visitors for the Olympic read more » Winter Games in Turin.


Two towers are the dominating architectural eye-catcher. And though the exterior is kept in an unobtrusive grey, extravagant elegance awaits you on the inside.


Bright, warm colours create a cosy flair despite the modern touch. The spacious and welcoming entrance hall has been decked-out with marble and stone works and accentuated with select pieces of finest furniture.


A thick carpet muffles your steps as you stroll over to one of the welcoming armchairs by the crackling fireplace. The lounge is an excellent spot to unwind for a bit or to have a chat with the other guests.


The Time Bar, decked out in an Italian style, serves a refreshing drink that takes the edge off the warm Italian climate. In the summer months, breakfast and lunch are served in the courtyard.


The alternative is the highly celebrated restaurant “The Winner”. The cuisine is surprisingly light for Italy but no less delicious. Treat your palate to your favourite classics or try the chef's delightfully creative combinations.


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The Golden Palace offers a total of 195 rooms as well as 16 suites that are decorated in an unusual but welcoming colour scheme ranging from metallic grey to black and from ivory to a chocolate brown. read more »


Needless to say that the elegant furniture is in line with the extravagant design. Precious curtains and carpets set the tone and are accentuated by polished bronze, silver and gold.


It is hard to describe with words, just settle in and make yourself at home amidst the highly aesthetic luxury. Of course, before you can call the Golden Palace home away from home, you are put to the choice concerning the room category.


However, no matter your choice, you cannot go wrong: All rooms and suites offer a different but equally elegant style. The Superior Double Rooms have been decorated in colours almost reminiscent of a forest: beige, green and brown.


The large, 160 centimetres wide bed promises sweet dreams to come after a long and exciting day spent out and about exploring Turin. And quite certainly, waking up in the morning is easier when only a few stumbling steps take you into a magnificent marble bathroom.


Other in-room facilities include the mini bar with refreshing drinks and snacks. The safe protects your valuables and the extra large TV provides entertainment and internet at the touch of a button.


The Deluxe Double Rooms are generous thirty three square metres large. Decorated in the same intriguing but cosy colour scheme, stretch out on the comfortable sofa and cuddle up with your loved one.


Raise the level of luxury by another notch and choose one of the fifteen extravagant suites. However, the top-of-the-range standard is certainly set by the ninety square metres large Presidential Apartment.


Experience avant-garde design that playfully incorporates the colours bronze, green and grey. No expense has been spared, no electronic gadget is missing. Even the curtains are electronically controlled and the extra large TV puts you right in the middle of the action.


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Next to its larger and more famous sister Milan, Turin is quieter, just a little bit more laid-back in a highly beneficial way. Both the city and the surrounding north Italian countryside are supremely read more » beautiful.


A first, glowing recommendation goes to the cathedral. The Duomo di San Giovanni was constructed between 1491 and 1498 and harbours one of the most discussed and most sacred relics of Christianity: the world-famous Turin Shroud burial cloth.


Believers are convinced that the cloth maintains the marks and impressions made by the body of Jesus Christ as he laid wrapped in the holy linen in his grave.


Next on the list of must-see attractions is the Palazzo Reale at the heart of Turin. In its early days it was the residence of the Piedmont-Sardinia kings, later the seat of the kingdom of Italy.


Time for a change of culture, visit the Egizio Museum, which stocks invaluable historic treasures and art from Egypt. It is one of the most complete collections of its kind in Europe, ranking in only third after the Louvre and the British Museum.


Climb the 672 metres to the summit of Mount Sassi to the visit the pilgrim's church Superga. Those that do not fancy the steep climb, may reach the top in all comfort with the cable car. And, of course, the views from the top are simply stunning.


An architectural marvel in North Italy are the elegant archways. Having spent your energies visiting the many shops and boutique stores, settle down in the shade underneath ancient masonry and sip a cappuccino or espresso in fine style.


A visit to the Golden Palace's spa also helps to restore your energies. On more than 1,200 square metres, the spa offers countless treatments designed to enhance your natural beauty and restore the balance between body, mind and soul.


Follow the professional treatments and massages with a visit to the Turkish bath or the sauna. Of course, you may also decide to stay in shape at the fully-equipped gym. Well rested and invigorated set off to see more of Turin – there is plenty to do!


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