The most unusual hotels in the world
For many people, the hotel is only a place to sleep. But in the world there are hotels that are themselves of interest to travelers. A dozen of the most…

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The new Spa at Hotel du Palais
The answer to the traditional question about where to go for vacation, looking for a short time. I can't remember who first said: "Biarritz". — Biarritz? The hotel is lovely,…

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The History Of The Grand Hotel Panhans

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

Most unusual hotels in Spain

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

Famous hotels near

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

10 exclusive hotels for those who want to retire from the world
Going on a trip, people usually choose not only a route and excursions, but the hotel where are staying. If you want to spend a holiday in unfamiliar surroundings, you…

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The most exclusive hotels
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…

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The rooms at hotel Moscow, the MARRIOTT Royal Aurora
The rooms at hotel Moscow, the MARRIOTT Royal Aurora individually designed and offer all amenities for business travelers and for those who came to see the world famous sights of…

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