Best boutique hotels opening in Europe in 2022

CNN  — 

Small, intimate and well-placed, a good boutique hotel offers far more than just a place to lay your head.

The best, especially those in the charm-filled cities of Europe, exhibit local flavor, distinctive character and a strong connection to the community.

While the pandemic may have put paid to many travel plans over the past two years, things are looking slightly more hopeful for 2022, with a number of new boutique hotels slated to open across Europe by the end of