ROYALTY HOTEL IN TOLEDO
The new hotel ‘Eugenia de Montijo’ is characterized by retaining the essence of the Royalty. In a Toledo palace recently renovated by ‘Leitmotiv Design’ for a holiday as a noble.
The recently opened Hotel Eugenia de Montijo Autograph Collection occupies a Renaissance building with vestiges of other periods in the center of Toledo that in the 19th century housed the palace of which today it gives its name to the luxurious accommodation, María Eugenia Palafox Portocarrero and Kirkpatrick, countess of Teba and empress consort of France thanks to her marriage to Napoleon III. The reform has been led by the Leitmotiv Design studio, which wanted to pay homage to the life and personality of such a noble inhabitant, an advance to his time who fought for women’s rights and women’s suffrage, which financed the opening of the Suez Canal and dictated fashion during the II Empire. To this end, the historical heritage of the building (polychrome alfarjes, walls of Visigothic buildings, remains of the Roman sanitation network or a stained glass dome) adds an interesting game of textures and colors that recalls “the contrast of lights and shadows that defined his life, “they explain.