12/23/2012 10:16 am ET Updated Feb 22, 2013

13 of the Best Luxury Hotels in Europe (PHOTOS)

There are plenty of different ways to travel in Europe -- from shoestring-budget trips to over-the-top getaways worthy of the British royals. Here at Oyster, we've been lucky enough to be able to do both (seriously, the budget hotels in Europe are pretty nice!), but the holidays are for wishing and dreaming, so we're going to help you put together your own list of top places to get pampered in 2013. Keep reading and discover our favorite luxury hotels in Europe!

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