In Boston, one hotel makes a break — from the mold — for it!
If you can catch an off-season ‘deal’, get someone else to pick up the tab, or have come into a tidy sum, this Swiss grande dame is worth the investment. You’re not likely to find a more stunning urban hotel anywhere in the world.
Spy House gives you the chance to revisit one of the most notorious espionage cases of the Cold War.
In Kyoto, 13 designers try their hand at solving the city’s special koan. At Hotel Screen — its very name is redolent of both the iconic Japanese room divider and the latticework architecture of Kyoto’s storefronts — design is used to subtly transmit mood and ideas.
On Giudecca, just across the way from the main Venetian archipelago, the distinctive red brick complex has been a city landmark for years. A four-year, 200 million-Euro restoration has carefully incorporated its original factory architecture with all the mod-cons of contemporary hostelry, including those, like a rooftop pool, that are new to Venice.
Summertimes and New Orleans may not be the best of pairs, but this year the slumberous weather heralds the re-opening of the grande dame Roosevelt Hotel. Now a member of the Waldorf-Astoria Collection, the 504-room hotel shines from a $145 million historic renovation which, among other things, introduces a Guerlain spa. Through the summer, rates […]
Sofitel Luxury Hotels: Chic Picnic. Through Summer ’09. French flair matches city, park, and food for a great chance to make like the locals. In London, for example, grab some scones and head to Green Park, while in Chicago, pay homage to Gehry at Millenium Park with pizza and prosecco. In Amsterdam, the Centrum de […]