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
The steps of invisible feet on the old parquet floor, the rustle of a dress of a bygone era, night Raven cry and open the window from the sudden blow of the wind is no accident, but the antics of the ghosts that live in old buildings and houses, which became hotels, but have not lost their mysterious guests. On the eve of all saints Day, when the evil gets out, book a room in this hotel. If you are not afraid, of course.
The mystery manor near Moscow once belonged to a close associate of Peter I James Bruce, who was considered a magician. Manor Glinki built on the Peninsula between the rivers Vorya and Klyazma, location, long known for its special energy. Here, under the ground there is a chain of mysterious labyrinths, where Bruce spent his magical experiments. Rumor has it that at night the master of “bad manors” flew a fire-breathing dragon. And once, on a hot July day, Bruce turned Park pond into a veritable ice rink. Bruce’s Ghost still roams the mansion, scaring vacationers and guarding their possessions.
2. The Hotel “Lafer”. estate Perciki in the Smolensk region
One of the first owners of this house were representatives of the ancient Scottish family of Leslie, Scotland castles, haunted. Shrouded in myths and legends latinamericano and estate near. Continue reading
Skyscrapers around the world are expanding people’s ideas about technological possibilities. Many of the high-rise buildings today serve as a platform for luxury hotels, providing travellers with the ability to look from above at spreading out before them a panorama of the city. One of the most well-known hotels, which has taken some space on the skyscrapers is the hotel “The Ritz-Carlton”, which is located in Hong Kong. This hotel is located in the upper part of the building of the International Trade centre. The height of the skyscraper reaches 488 meters. Hotel “The Ritz-Carlton” Hong Kong is the proud owner of the high-rise hotel Suite, which was listed in the Guinness Book of records. Each of the 312 rooms of this hotel have a telescope. Guests can climb in the “Ozone” – the highest bar in the world. This bar serves cocktails and Asian snacks.
Still one of the tallest hotels in the world is the hotel “Park Hyatt Shanghai”. This hotel has 79 to 93 floors of the tallest building in Shanghai. The hotel is located on the territory of the World Financial Center, which reaches a height of 492 meters. The interior design of this high-rise hotel is designed in a minimalist style. On clear days, the views from the rooms, particularly impressive. Nominaiton the hotel consists of 174 double rooms. Continue reading