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One of the most exciting recent news in the luxury world is the launch of the "Michelin Keys" by the Michelin Guide. The Michelin Guide has expanded its prestigious rating system beyond the renowned Michelin stars for the world's top restaurants to include the "Michelin Keys" to distinguish hotels with unique and exceptional stay experiences.

With over a decade of experience in the luxury sector, Real Luxury couldn't help but dedicate an article to this splendid news, hoping to soon see our esteemed partner establishments recognized. Let's delve into the details of the "Michelin Keys" and their criteria for allocation.

The Michelin Keys: Allocation Criteria 

The Michelin Keys are awarded to hotels based on various criteria, including excellence in hospitality, comfort of facilities, quality of services offered, and attention to detail. Hotels awarded the Michelin Keys offer guests a superior stay experience, characterized by personalized service, high-quality amenities, and a refined ambiance. Now, let's explore the differences between the three categories of one, two, and three keys. 

One Key: A Very Special Stay 

A single key indicates a stay experience characterized by exceptional comfort, quality, and attention to detail. These properties offer guests a taste of luxury through personalized service, refined amenities and a welcoming atmosphere. From luxurious suites to exquisite dining options, hotels awarded one key promise an unforgettable stay. 

Two Keys: An Exceptional Stay 

Two keys indicate a higher level of luxury. Hotels in this category offer guests a truly memorable experience, combining elegant accommodations with innovative and impeccable services. Properties with two keys are among the finest in the Michelin Guide. 

Three Keys: An Extraordinary Stay 

The pinnacle of luxury hospitality, three keys represent the epitome of refinement. These properties offer an unparalleled level of luxury, where every detail is meticulously curated to exceed even the most discerning travelers' expectations. From luxurious accommodations to exclusive experiences, hotels awarded three keys offer a truly extraordinary stay; an experience to be had at least once in a lifetime! 

Which Hotels in Italy Have Been Awarded the Michelin Keys? 

Italy is poised to make a significant contribution to the world of luxury hospitality recognized by the Michelin Keys. The Michelin Keys have already been announced for France and the United States, while for Italy, they will be revealed on May 7, 2024! There are countless outstanding establishments scattered across the country that symbolize elegance and sophistication, distinguishing themselves with elegant service, embracing and embodying the highest level of Italian hospitality.


With over a decade of experience in the luxury travel sector, Real Luxury has always counted among its partners the finest hotels in Italy and looks forward to celebrating their undoubtedly forthcoming success!


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