There's something about a statement staircase that makes daily climbs a little more pleasant. Sure, many of us don't have space for a regular staircase, let alone a dramatic one. Luckily, that's what travel homes are for. We've searched all our favourite cities for the most exceptional home staircases. From spiral to straight-flight, these 11 staircases bring all the drama, and more. And you can call them yours, even if it's just for a few nights:
La Biblioteca, MilanWe’re more than a little obsessed with this stylish and functional staircase brimming with books. It makes a statement, that's for sure. It's also perfectly positioned next to two super comfy sofas. Plant yourself here for some pre-aperitivo relaxation.
Happily Ever After, Tel AvivHappily Ever After indeed. This historic dwelling in Tel Aviv is home to one of the city’s most glamorous home staircases, stylishly designed with sleek sculptural railings. Extra points for the private hammam.
Living Colour, CopenhagenBet you’ve never stepped up a staircase as pink as this one. This quirky Copenhagen property is full of playful touches and the unusual pink staircase is our favourite one. Wander from room to room to discover all the unique design details in this three-bedroom home.
Neptune's Eye, Rome
What’s not to love about this super stylish Rome home filled with natural light? Let’s start with the statement staircase with an actual bike hanging on the wall and a sleek transparent balustrade. As for the rest - we love the exposed ceiling beams, the use of natural materials, and the rooftop terrace views.
Have your very own Gone With the Wind moment on this sweeping traditional staircase. Situated in a gorgeous Upper East Side townhouse, the grand piano in front of it makes it all the more dramatic.
This Parisian dwelling comes equipped with two staircases in the very same room filled with natural light. The setting with the high ceiling and the exposed wooden beams make this scene all the more impressive.
We love this chic and contemporary staircase, set in a former synagogue that's now a four-story townhouse in New York’s trendy East Village. It’s even more spectacular in real life, with all the natural light flooding in from the cathedral windows.
This quintessential movie star home in LA comes kitted out with several design-forward pieces, including the stylish spiral staircase leading up to the outdoor terrace. Head up for here for expansive views of the surrounding Hollywood Hills area.
The Zebra's Viewpoint, Los AngelesReady to feel like Hollywood royalty? This grand staircase is cleverly designed to look as if it’s floating on air, and the sleek glass balustrade just adds to that effect. Together with the grand piano right underneath it, it’s sure to leave quite the lasting impression as soon as you enter this LA home.
Wander the five floors of this London home using the property’s most impressive design feature - the staircase. The black stairs contrast dramatically against the white walls and the glass balustrade allows you to look down into the Pinterest-worthy living space.
La FamigliaThe second spiral staircase on this list lives in the courtyard of a fabulous London home. Enjoy the sight of it from the comfort of the sleek glass conservatory. Walk up it to reach street-level and explore the exclusive South Kensington area.