Maybe endless hours of watching home improvement shows have turned me into a construction junkie—whatever it is, I love a renovation. Especially one that preserves the history of a place and marries it with modern comforts. Three recent hotel renovations in Rome, Paris and Amsterdam get this combination just right. It's enough to make me wish I could live there.
Here, three recently renovated European hotels you'll never want to leave:
1. Hotel Plaza Athenee, Paris