Luna Baglioni, Venice, Italy
The oldest hotel in Venice is a five – star Luna Baglioni – founded in the XII century. It is well documented that in 1118, it had stopped the Templar knights going on Crusades against the infidels. In the XVI century the hotel was called Locanda della Luna (“the moonlight tavern”).
The hotel’s interiors are decorated with works by the artist Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (Giovanni Battista Tiepolo), held in 1992, the renovation returned the building to its original historic charm. There is therefore nothing surprising in the fact that in 2008 Conde Nast Traveler magazine recognized Luna Baglioni one of the best hotels in Venice and Italy in General, and included it in his “Gold list”. With this opinion agreed the travel experts of the magazine Travel+Leisure, recognized him as one of the leading hotels of the world.
Love is here to stay powerful and Hollywood stars: South Africa’s President Nelson Mandela, Senator Patrick J. Kennedy, actors Sean Connery and Michael Douglas, pop singer from America Lionel Richie and many others. For the convenience of the guests the hotel has a private dock, allowing the gondolas and boats to deliver celebrities straight to the front door. Continue reading
In Paris about 40 hotels have the status of “Luxury.” We will tell you about the 7 most luxurious and fashionable hotels in the capital of France.
All these hotels are world famous, they stayed stars, writers, presidents, the Royal family. One of the artists wrote view of Paris, which would become a hallmark of the city. In other rooms were decided the fate of the world. Somewhere was written great novels, but somewhere in the shooting of okolonauchnyh movies. So she lived Princess Diana, and stayed here the hero of “the da Vinci Code”. And all of these seven hotels.
And, of course, all of these Paris hotels five stars!
HÔTEL DE CRILLON
It is a former private Palace. The Hotel de Crillon on place de La Concorde. next to the Park of the Tuileries. initially, the Champs elysées and between the presidential élysée Palace and former Royal Louvre.
The Palace was built in 1758 on the Royal street of Paris by king Louis XV. The hotel Palace began in 1909. It is the oldest luxury hotel in Paris. Continue reading