Category: Accommodation

Canto Ballena in Costa Rica

Canto Ballena which is Spanish for ‘whale song’ is a new luxury real estate project exclusively for nature lovers. This is where one can actually see the whales give birth, where the shimmering blue Pacific ocean, amazing wildlife, superlative architecture and good taste come together in perfect harmony. A  9-page ‘Costa Rica Luxury Real Estate’ […]

'Hop on a Hog' at the Eldorado Hotel & Spa, New Mexico

‘Hop on a Hog’ at the Eldorado Hotel & Spa, New Mexico

Inspired by the new movie ‘Wild Hogs‘ starring John Travolta et al, the Eldorado Hotel & Spa in Santa Fé, New Mexico, is offering an extravagant  ‘Hop on a Hog’ package. As well as three nights deluxe accommodation, dinner for two at the award-winning The Old House Restaurant and – wait for it – a […]

Suite of the week: Room #32 at The Dylan Amsterdam

Suite of the week: Room #32 at The Dylan Amsterdam

Suite name: Room #32 Hotel: The Dylan Amsterdam, Netherlands Size of accommodation: 64 sq m Cost per night: €1600 per night, excl 5% city tax and breakfast Who’s stayed there? Mariah Carey What makes it special? A peaceful and luxurious room, on one of the most picturesque and prestigious canals of Amsterdam.       […]

Second phase of Flamingo Las Vegas renovation underway

Second phase of Flamingo Las Vegas renovation underway

The famous Flamingo Las Vegas recently began the second phase of its extensive room renovation. The re-design will include the transformation of more than 500 hotel rooms and suites into luxurious, stylish and technologically advanced Flamingo “GO Rooms” (derived from FlaminGO… get it?). This second phase will introduce three new stylized suite types: GO Metropolitan, […]

Dine free at Linthwaite House Hotel, Windermere, UK

To celebrate their 3 AA Rosettes award this year, Linthwaite House Hotel is  bringing back  its incredibly popular “Dine Free” offer. Simply pay their normal bed and breakfast rates and for each night of your stay  they will include their 4 course evening meal with canapés, coffee and petit fours at no charge. (Normally £47 […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Hotels and tours courtesy of Luxury Latin America Simplicity and sobriety make  Restaurant Initiale Privileged resorts from Domaine Haut-Gardegan Luxury blogging from  Luxist

Easter Day brunch at Gaylord Opryland Resort?

Easter Day brunch at Gaylord Opryland Resort?

Celebrate springtime with Easter Day brunch or dinner for a holiday to remember at Gaylord Opryland Resort. Diners have four restaurant options and endless choices for a holiday feast that won’t disappoint.   Among many other menu items at Ristorante Volare, Barchette Di Frutta Stagionale (melon boats with berries), Tuscan Roasted Chicken Salad, and Fesa […]

The Sharq Village & Spa in Doha

The Sharq Village & Spa in Doha

Inspired by generations-old Arabic culture, design and traditions, The Sharq Village & Spa, which  recently opened in Doha, offers each guest an authentic interpretation of the rich Qatari past, introducing them to a hotel experience unique to the region. Operated by The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company B.V., this is the award-winning global hotel company’s second property […]

$400 million expansion of Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center

Gaylord Entertainment Company recently announced a proposed $400 million expansion of Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville. With a proposed completion as early as 2010, Gaylord Opryland will offer convention customers and meeting professionals a total of 3,281 hotel rooms and more than 1 million square feet of convention and meeting space.

Easter at Malmaison

Easter at Malmaison

Easter is upon us.   “A time for treats, bunnies and chocoholic indulgence” as Malmaison put it. They’re offering accommodation on  a room only basis from just £75 ( £120 in London) and dinner, bed and breakfast from £120 ( £170 in London) throughout the festive period. Can I  your Easter travel plans  hatching…?

Renovation of the Bedford Springs Resort, PA

Renovation of the Bedford Springs Resort, PA

A  $100 million restoration of The Bedford Springs Resort in Bedford, Pennsylvania is nearing completion, with a re-opening anticipated next month. The historic landmark first opened in 1804  and was home to one of the first golf courses in the United States.  The restoration hopes to  accomplish the uneviable task of capturing the hotel’s bygone […]

John Williams' Masterclass

John Williams’ Masterclass

On 21st April 2007 there will be a rare chance to see a master at work! Just eight privileged guests will join John Williams in the kitchens of The Ritz to witness the creation of a spectacular five course dinner, and then retire to one of the magnificent new banquet rooms in William Kent House […]

Suite of the week: Royal Suite at the Hotel Imperial, Vienna

Suite of the week: Royal Suite at the Hotel Imperial, Vienna

Suite name: Royal Suite Hotel:  Hotel Imperial, Vienna Size of accommodation: 160 sq m Cost per night: 4,350 euros Who’s stayed there?   Crowned heads and state guests, personalities and celebrities from the worlds of arts and politics, such as Richard Wagner, Queen Elisabeth II, Queen Silvia of Sweden, Thomas Mann, Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, […]

Special feature: Hilton Evian-les-Bains, France

Special feature: Hilton Evian-les-Bains, France

The Hilton Evian-les-Bains is a new  hotel, having opened in July 2006.   We had the pleasure of being one of its first guests, visiting at the back-end of the year.  The moment you step inside this hotel, you are immediately struck by the spaciousness of the public areas, and by the eye-catching  reception with […]

New look for Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia

New look for Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel, Philadelphia

Thanks to $15 million renovations over the past year, the Radisson Plaza-Warwick Hotel in Philadelphia, PA has a new look this Spring. Guest room renovations will be completed next month and will see all rooms feature 32″ LCD televisions, bathrooms with granite countertops, and  luxurious Sleep Number beds by Select Comfort – beds where the […]

Luxury travel links of the week

Luxury travel links of the week

A weekly pick of luxury travel links for your perusal… Great golfing  destinations worldwide  with Châteaux Golf Luxuriate with Lukimibi in the Kruger National Park Travel in contemporary style with Aspire Holidays Head for Wheel Farm Cottages in North Devon

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