Now I can say that twice in his life stayed at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc. The first time it happened my sister’s wedding ten years ago. It was all a bit surreal, because the bride was 45 minutes late to the local Church, perched on a high cliff overlooking the Mediterranean sea. Her being late was so serious, that poor girl that was getting married an hour after sister (schedule of ceremonies they are not much different from the flight schedule at the airport of nice), came up to her, so my brother-in-law almost met the wrong bride. Of course, not a good omen, and the marriage didn’t last long. When I then asked my sister why she was late, she said that she was so comfortable in his room, she lost track of time until his hair. It did not help that her clock was still showing UK time.
So I was surprised and somewhat stunned, when I was invited to stay at the hotel (owned by the family of billionaire Oetker, in whose collection in Paris, and Bristol) on the weekend on my birthday last fall (the invitation lying on my Desk, included beautifully packaged white sports watch Eden-Roc and a birthday card from the management). Perhaps they remember my sister? In the novels of John Le Carre can read that in shveicarskie each request and each habit is written by guest staff for the future. I chose not to specify. Continue reading
Piazza di Santa Maria Novella, 7, 50123 Florence, Italy
Florence knows no shortage of high-end hotels. Villas and mansions left the city a legacy of the Medici Golden age and, over time, transformed into large and small hotels, provide a wide range of lovers of classical Florentine style, Carrara marble, Murano glass and wall paintings of the Renaissance.
J. K. Place Firenze, although located in one of the small historic buildings on Piazza Santa Maria Novella, refers to a completely different generation of hotels and is a standout.
There is nothing surprising in the fact that Florence, the cultural capital of the Italian Renaissance, where, under the enlightened patronage of the Medici family gathered the best minds and brilliant talents of his time, and in our days keeps the brand. It is Florence and not Milan, as is commonly believed, is the birthplace of the most famous Italian designers, the favorites of the modern world of fashion. Continue reading
Disneyland Hotel is one of the most prestigious hotels of the hotel chain Disney . located at the entrance to the complex theme parks company “Walt Disney”, just three minutes walk from the Park of the Walt Disney studios (Walt Disney Studios Park) and Disney village (Disney Village). The building is a veritable fairy tale castle, built in Grand Victorian style. At clients ‘ disposal there are spacious and bright rooms decorated in pastel colours in the spirit of a Victorian Palace. Since the hotel is located at the entrance to Disneyland from many of its rooms and public areas offer fantastic views of the Park. The standard rooms of the hotel provide amenities such as private bathroom, Hairdryer, telephone, TV with international channels, radio, air conditioning, mini-bar and safe.
However, the most exclusive apartments are located on the third floor of the hotel, where exclusive club level “Castle Club” – the oasis of peace and tranquility, equipped with a special lift and separate reception. It offers accommodation in rooms and suites with club floor, is the lounge bar where Breakfast and afternoon tea and all day – non-alcoholic drinks. Children will be delighted with Breakfast in the company of disney cartoon characters while parents will appreciate the Haute cuisine of the elegant restaurant “CaliforniaGrill” or enjoy international cuisine, visit the restaurant “Inventions”. A great option for relaxing in the evening is the piano bar “Fantasia”, where you can enjoy creative cocktails and enjoy views of the beautiful gardens “Fantasy”. After an exciting day in the Park, guests can visit the Spa centre “Celestia”, which offers various massages, treatments for face and body, two indoor swimming pools, two Jacuzzi baths, two saunas, two steam baths and two fully equipped fitness room. Continue reading