1899 was a milestone year for various reasons. This year was born the iconic film Director Alfred Hitchcock, was patented the drug aspirin, the Bolshoi theatre hosted the premiere of Peter Tchaikovsky’s “Sleeping beauty”, at London’s famous tower “big Ben” clock was running, and in Odessa was opened as the hotel Bristol, which became one of the attractions of the city. In 2014 the hotel celebrates 115 years. Today, as more than a century ago, this hotel combines classic luxury and sophistication with cutting-edge technical solutions.
Hotel, p vstroennyy by the famous architect Alexander Bernardazzi on the place of apartment houses of merchant Naum Jurowski, instantly won the hearts of European and domestic guests.
Bristol is not in vain got its name. That was the name of the hotel in Austria, where he loved to ride wealthy locals. However, Odessa Bristol even surpassed his Austrian namesake. Its main advantages, in addition to the furnished rooms, electric light, hot water, bathroom in every room, well-trained servants.
After the October revolution, was not up to luxury hotels. In 1922-1925, the rooms converted to offices responsible railway workers. Adacore in the period of the NEP, the hotel was restored and renamed the hotel “Krasnaya”.
Then followed the trials of the great Patriotic war and Soviet public utilities. As a result of many unfounded reconstructions many authentic elements of the interior were lost. However, his spirit Bristol has retained. Continue reading
Loutraki is a small town in southern Greece, which is considered one of the best balneological resorts in Europe. It was in Loutraki healing water rich in sodium and magnesium, flows right from the tap. For Wellness treatments and hydrotherapy course at a local medical center here come the tourists from all over Europe.
Loutraki is a recognized center of gambling tourism in Greece, is the largest casino in the Balkans. If You prefer gambling and sightseeing, holiday in Loutraki is the best fit for Your goals.
It is from this town begins the many excursions. Choose: just 22 km away from the town – the legendary Corinth, 50 km from the place of occurrence of the unique civilization Mycenae. The Acropolis is located 80 km from Loutraki. Also near the town is known to the lovers of antiquities, the temple of Hera.
For lovers of delicious dishes of Greek cuisine throughout the Loutraki promenade restaurants, cafes, taverns and bars. Each of the restaurant are decorated in an original style, and the dishes, which are served with guests, as are famous among vacationers and locals. Continue reading
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