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Behind the Design- Paragon 700 Boutique Hotel & Spa, Italy


Former 17th Century Palace Offers Contemporary Soul & Exquisite Design Details A tranquil oasis in the heart of Puglia’s White City Ostuni, Paragon 700 Boutique Hotel & Spa is delighted to share the design details of its meticulous restoration, which has brought the former 17th Century red palace back to its former glory. After falling in love with the historical building that lay empty for over 40 years, owner and interior designer Pascale Lauber worked with conservationists to uncover the mysteries of the multi-secular Palazzo Rosso. Over three years, an eclectic combination of traditional handcrafted techniques and contemporary flair saw the beautiful building transformed into a stunning 11-bedroom hotel for guests to enjoy. A Beautiful Building with Stories to Tell Always at the centre of Ostuni’s social and cultural life, Paragon Boutique Hotel & Spa has a fascinating history and its walls tell turbulent tales of times gone by. Once the home of Ostuni’s first mayor, Don Paolo Tanzarella, the building has also housed the Biennial exhibition of the Industrial Technical Institute, the city’s Scientific High School and latterly the barracks of the powerful Italian Customs and Financial Police. With preservation and celebration of the building’s history central to the […]



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