Madrid’s AC Santo Mauro Hotel switches Autograph Collection for Luxury Collection.

Renowned interior designer Lorenzo Castillo ensured the next chapter of the building’s journey honored its Spanish heritage through stunning décor that reflects the hotel’s remarkable location in Madrid’s traditional aristocratic district of Chamberí. The historic building, with an intriguing past dating back to the 18th-century, served as the former residence of the Duke of Santo Mauro.

New DNA Hotels member: Conversas de Alpendre, Algarve

Conversas de Alpendre (porch talks) is a unique boutique hotel themed around life’s simple pleasures. And what better place than to do it here, in the Eastern Algarve, where slow life gets an extra dimension amidst rolling hills covered in orange trees and miles of spectacular empty beaches. Where the temperature is warm throughout the year, silence and comfort, charm and friendship, flavours and stars, will make you feel the true soul of this special place.