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The hotel Krestovaya pad

The hotel “Krestovaya Pad” was founded in Listvyanka in 2005 and is one of the most picturesque and well-appointed places for recreation. It can accommodate large number of guests; varied cuisine can satisfy the most refined taste, and a reception proveden th the hotel will be long remembered.

Many visitors wondered why the hotel has such an unusual name – “Krestovaya Pad”. This name is due to the fact that the hotel is located in the valley of the taiga river Krestovka, which is derived from PADI gorges and carries its own pure water to the sacred lake Baikal. The spring as soon as the lake ice breaks in the river for spawning rushes the species of grayling fish found only in Baikal. After spawning, the fish returned to the lake. Fat same fish remains in the river, that is its ideal habitat.

Hotel description

The hotel Krestovaya Pad is a complex, consisting of 8 buildings with a lounge, 1 VIP – cottages, administrative building, 2 restaurants, a coffee shop and a grill bar with a summer terrace. Continue reading

Ghosts of wartime spies haunt Welsh hotels

The decorous world of Welsh hotels has acquired a new mystique with the revelation that MI5 chose them, against countrywide competition, as a bolthole for its most valuable wartime spies.

Secret double agents, whose deception of the Nazis was so effective that several were decorated by the Abwehr secret service, were scheduled to join hikers and retired couples at such nooks as the Swallow Falls hotel in Betws-y-coed if a German invasion force landed on the Channel coast.

Masterminded by MI5’s “Twenty committee”, named because the Roman numerals for 20 form a double-cross, the plan directed agents to the Snowdonia spa, and similarly quiet hotels, in Llandudno and Llanrwst. The operation was codenamed hegira after the Arabic term for the prophet Muhammad’s enforced departure in 622 from Mecca.

“Seven agents were scheduled to check in to these unlikely hiding places,” said Phil Chamberlain, whose study of newly released papers on the episode will be published in next month’s History Today magazine. “They were codenamed Gelatine, Dragonfly, Tate, GW, Mutt, Stork and Snow. For Snow, who was the first important German agent to be turned, it would have been a homecoming – his real name was Arthur Continue reading

The most expensive and luxurious hotels of Paris

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

The mysterious visit of the wine cellars at hotel De Paris
The legendary Hôtel de Paris located in the heart of Monte-Carlo, welcomes guests to the Principality to visit their mysterious wine cellar. Excavated in 1874 in the rock world's biggest…

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The most expensive hotels of Egypt
Caribbean World Resorts Soma Bay This five star hotel is located near Hurghada. Room price per day is from 7987 to RUB 19629 Visitors like this hotel, big rooms, which…

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"Floating island" — an Unusual Hotel in Berlin
Fantastically unusual hotel is a private hotel, which is located in Germany, Berlin. The hotel was named after a novel by the great writer Jules Verne, which in Russian sounds…

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