The legendary Viennese chef Vinzenz Panhans opens your hotel.
The Vienna society discovers the Semmering. Even the journey by train to the luxurious hotels on the cliffs and even more stunning viaducts and galleries gives an unforgettable experience.
Archduke Karl Franz Josef, later Emperor Karl, the last Austrian Emperor, learns to ski on the lawns of the Panhans.
More and more creative people are going to Simmering. Oskar Kokoschka, Karl Kraus, Adolf Loos, Peter Altenberg, Arthur Schnitzler, and later Gerhart Hauptmann and Stefan Zweig have found their inspiration here.
After the completion of the construction of an additional wing at the Grand Hotel Panhans with its 400 rooms is one of the largest hotel complexes in Central Europe.
With the end of the monarchy the Semmering and, therefore, the Panhans lose their customers. The Panhans family is forced to sell the hotel, and in a period of decline in the twenties the hotel changes hands several times. Continue reading
In new York after three-year restoration re-opened the legendary Plaza Hotel, which is one of the architectural treasures of the United States. The most famous hotel in the world, one of the symbols of the city of new York, familiar in many movies, was closed for upgrade in 2005. The Plaza Hotel is a 19-storey building height of 76 meters in the Western part of Grand Army Plaza, near Central Park and 5th Avenue.
The restoration of the hotel cost its present owners – the Israeli company Elad Group is 400 million dollars, reports the Associated Press. Continue reading
There are three categories of rooms ranging from 25 to 51 sq. m. all rooms are decorated in an elegant, simple, classic Tuscan style.
Superior rooms – 25-30 m2. Each room has a magnificent view of the Piazza di Castel Monastero or the surrounding countryside. The room is ideal for two people and offers a large bedroom furnished in Tuscan country style. The bathroom has a bath and shower.
Deluxe rooms – 32-45 m 2. Views of the countryside and of the Piazza di Castel Monastero. Room ideal for a couple and includes the possibility of adding a third bed or cot. Many of the bathrooms have a separate bathtub and shower. Some rooms can be joined Suite.
Prestige rooms – 45-51 m2. Great views of the fields and vineyards surrounding Castel Monastero and the medieval square. The room is divided into several spaces and includes a bedroom and a small living room. The room accommodates up to three people, with the possibility of adding a third bed or a baby cot. All bathrooms are equipped with separate bath and shower. Continue reading
French publishing house Jonglez Publishing, known for its “unusual guides” on non-standard tourist routes and “secret” places of the most famous cities in the world, released in November a book called ” Unusual hotels Spain and Portugal “. The author of the guide was the journalist David Revelles and photographer Oscar Elias, who has collected material on more than 50 of the most unusual hotels in Spain .
Hotel Cabanes Als Arbres. nestled in the Catalan mountains Mancini North of Barcelona – a place where children’s dreams come true. This unusual hotel in Spain is a few huts in the trees, furnished for comfortable outdoor recreation.
El hotel Astoria 7 is set in the former Astoria cinema in San Sebastian. Each of the 102 rooms is dedicated to a personality in the history of world cinema – a famous actor or Director. Continue reading
The most prestigious hotel Grotta Giusti Natural SPA Resort is a hotels chain Small Luxury Hotels of the World. This Spa hotel complex is located in the ancient Villa of the nineteenth century between the Tuscan hills, surrounded by olive trees. The healing water from the grotto is supplied to the thermal pool and the bathrooms.
Luxurious hotel complex is located within the historic Villa of the early 19th century, surrounded by its own Park with old trees. The hotel is decorated with antique furniture and old paintings, has preserved the atmosphere and natural charm. All 58 rooms and 6 rooms category Junior Suites are elegantly refreshing style and contain such surprises for guests, like bathrooms with thermal water and trim of luxurious white marble. The hotel has a business center with conference room and small rooms for business meetings, as well as the access point to the Internet. Continue reading