Naples | PM3

PM3 isn’t an advanced stage of a woeful syndome familiar to many persons of the female sex – my first thought.

Milan | Albergo Diurno Venezia

Mikaela Bandini sees elegant Albergo Diurno Venezia, a 1920s undergound bath house in central Milan, open to the public for a few days ahead of restoration.

Rome | CasaCau

With just five luxury design apartments minutes from the Trevi Fountain, CasaCau is the perfect hotel-alternative in central Rome, says Mikaela Bandini.

Mantua | Ca’ delle Erbe

Luxury suites overlooking the finest square in the fairytale city of Mantua: Residenza Ca’ delle Erbe comes under the scrutiny of Mikaela Bandini.

Florence | Milu Hotel

For the coolest guide to contemporary Italy, Mikaela Bandini looks at new Milu Hotel in Florence: art and design at one of the city’s noblest addresses.

Modena | Il Fonticolo

Mikaela Bandini reports on Il Fonticolo in Modena: boutique accommodation inspired by 20th century Italian artists, with original furniture and curios.

Palermo | BB22

Mikaela Bandini’s insider Italy guide checks out BB22 in Palermo, boutique hotel accommodation and swank self-contained apartments in the heart of the city.

Montegiorgio | Casa San Ruffino

The coolest guide to contemporary Italy reports on Casa San Ruffino, boutique farmhouse B&B in the idyllic countryside of Le Marche region.

Ostuni | La Sommità

Mikaela Bandini reports on exclusive La Sommità Relais boutique hotel in Ostuni, Puglia: 15 design rooms, its own spa and a Michelin-starred restaurant.

Milan | Antica Locanda dei Mercanti

A boutique hotel with interiors by Vittorio Locatelli, Antica Locanda dei Mercanti is surprisingly located in the heart of Milan, finds Mikaela Bandini.