“Imperial”. The famous history of
Currently you can find a large number of hotels that meet most customer needs. However, few of them can match the quality of service and hospitality of the estate, “Imperial”, which was visited by such personalities as Prince Paul and a famous rich family of bankers Rothschild from the Potocki family, along with politicians from the great powers václav Klaus and tomáš Garrigue Masaryk.
The famous hotel was built in June of 1912 on the hill “Elenin yard.” The idea of the origin of the famous industrialist and financier Alfred Chwalba, which initially acquired a well located building site. While working on the project of French architect Ernst Hebrard, previously also took part in the construction of buildings in the Greek Thessalonica and Hanoi. Ernst relatively quickly completed the construction of very large scale, which subsequently became a landmark in the Czech Republic. One of the main materials of manufacture of the object – rare litho concrete, the technology of which is used exclusively in the construction of elite structures. Continue reading
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
Unusual hotels of Turkey of 5 stars – what to look for.
Many of our tourists perceive Turkey as a country far and wide. However, upon closer examination, it appears that the most unusual and fashionable Turkish 5 stars hotels remains “Terra Incognita” for many lovers of luxury resort living.
We hasten to correct this unfortunate mistake, and to acquaint our readers with the most outstanding, in the literal and figurative sense, 5-star hotels in Turkey.
Let’s start with the Ada Hotel, located on the Bodrum Peninsula. This small Turkish 5 star hotel with 14 rooms . which became a real masterpiece of design art: in the design of the hotel wonderfully combines the popular minimalism and traditional features of Oriental style. In design generously uses natural materials and luxurious textiles, antique furniture and retro accessories, original combined with emphasized coarse walls (the entire property is built of hewn stone). All rooms are 5 * Turkish hotel are different in design and each has their own individual style. A stay at Ada Hotel and will delight true connoisseurs of good food (chip hotel serves Mediterranean cuisine and seafood), and lovers of excellent wines (the hotel is famous for its wine cellars).In addition, it is situated close to such notable attractions as mausoleum of Halicarnassus, castle of St. Peter’. Continue reading