Troglodyte Lodgings: Les Hautes Roches in Rochecorbon, France
The dozen carved-rock rooms at this former home for monks overlook the Loire River just outside Tours. Some recently redecorated rooms feature bold, bright patterns on the walls and textiles that will make you feel like you’ve taken a vow of chicness. —Amy Cortese
Les Hautes Roches, 33/(0) 2-47-52-88-88, From $252 for a double. This appeared in the March/April 2010 issue.