The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, owned by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is a stunning hotel Alfonso XIII, which opened after a $25 million restoration that has returned the hotel to its former splendour and magnificence. The reopened hotel Alfonso XIII will be the first of four Luxury Collection hotels that have undergone multi-million dollar restoration and opening in the next 12 months. The opening of the hotel Cristina in San Sebastian which is scheduled for July 2012, and Prince de Galles Paris and The Gritti Palace in Venice will be able to accept its first guests in early 2013.
“World Luxury Collection portfolio continues to grow, so for us it is very important that we continue our investment in legendary hotels network in Europe, allowing you to emphasize the heritage and history of the brand, says Paul James (Paul James), the Head of St brands. Regis and Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts. Hotel Alfonso XIII is a landmark in Seville since 1928, and we are very happy to provide the travelers and local residents the beauty of this special place, as well as top quality of service and style, which is famous hotels Luxury Collection”. Continue reading
Would you like to visit the hotel where they filmed your favorite movie? It’s real! Of course, films are often decorations. For example, the hotel “Grand Budapest” in the recent movie of Wes Anderson actually there and we see only the layouts of hotels in Gellert in Budapest and the Bristol Palace in Karlovy vary. But most of the hotels shown in the movie is absolutely real and here you can book a room, feeling like a Hollywood star.
1. Beverly Wilshire Hotel
The famous hotel, located on the Eastern side of the southern part of Rodeo Drive in Beverly hills. It is here that time Edward and Vivian, the main characters of “Beauty”. Only relax in a luxurious Suite, how the characters of Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, alas, will not work, because it does not exist, it was just the scenery, built in the lobby. Even within the walls of this elegant hotel filmed the drama on Entourage HBO’s. And here are always happy to take somebody from stars. At different times, stayed here, and sometimes long lived, Elvis Presley, John Lennon, Elton John, Barack Obama and even the Dalai Lama. So don’t be surprised if you meet someone from their idols in the lobby. Continue reading
Park Hyatt New York became the first new five-star hotel in Manhattan, open for the last 10 years, the previous launch of Mandarin Oriental in this area took place in 2003.
Let’s start with the location. The hotel is located in the heart of Manhattan, opposite Carnegie Hall, a few minutes from Central Park and the Museum of modern art MoMA. The hotel occupies the first 25 floors of the 90-storey skyscraper One57 Tower, which is the tallest residential building in new York. This modern building made of glass nestled among residential skyscrapers with apartments costing more than ten million dollars and looks like it is a condominium with cozy interiors. There are no conventional reception Desk at the entrance, guests are greeted by personal assistants who accompany in the room, on the way through registration via the tablet. In this case the lobby with the reception located on the third floor. Continue reading