November 11th, 2014 by weblog

Chicago has a ton of buildings to marvel at. For example you can see: the Avenue Pumping Station, Chicago’s home Insurance Building, The Merchandise Mart, Marina City, the John Hancock building and the Buckingham Fountain. To ensure a perfect stay, you can choose within these five boutique hotels with distinctive and charming features.

Public Hotel

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Public may leave behind the velvet-rope aspect of the first generation of boutique hotels, but it holds onto Schrager’s trademark expressiveness, that emotional investment that makes a hotel feel like more than just a machine for lodging. Here a little design (by the likes of Yabu Pushelberg and Gabellini Sheppard) goes a long way. The spaces are theatrical, but subtly so, less like art installations and more like stylish backdrops for guests’ memories. It’s a timeless style that seamlessly blends the classic and the contemporary — this building’s got plenty of architectural history, and Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Pump Room restaurant boasts an impressive collection of black-and-white celebrity portraits.

Thompson Hotel

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Thompson boutique-hotel has equal parts classic, eye-catching modernism, luxe yet attainable comforts, and inviting, magnetic public spaces, where travelers and locals meet and mingle over a cocktail or a meal. The look is sharp and fairly sunny, the vibe is hip but not exclusionary, and the details are thoughtful enough to remind you that hospitality is best handled with a personal touch. The best rooms look out over Lake Michigan, but the city view’s far from shabby, and all are framed by the Thompson’s typically sharp interior design.

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James Hotel

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Something richer than the average boutique, and more stylish than the typical luxury hotel — that’s the idea behind the James.  The rooms are swanky, in a restrained way, furnished with familiar designer pieces and rescued from the edge of minimalist boredom by an edge of decadence — vast TV screens, rich fabrics, top-flight entertainment centers and lush modern spa-style bathrooms.

Talbott Hotel

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The Talbott Hotel, on Chicago’s Gold Coast, is a throwback to another era, in this case the 1920s, a time before multinational hotel chains, superstar designers, indeed decades before the very invention of the concept of the boutique hotel. This classic recalls the era when this was the capital of the West. However, it’s been renovated since then, which is good news, but fortunately none of the character of the place has been sacrificed: it’s still a hybrid of old Chicago charm and pan-European sophistication, thanks to a collection of hand-picked antiques.

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Hotel Lincoln

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The newest incarnation of the Lincoln puts a slightly tweedy, slightly irreverent, almost collegiate spin on modern hotel design, and it’s a style that feels right at home in the Second City. The hotel’s 184 guest rooms are parceled out within the horseshoe-shaped building to maximize lake views. Interiors feature a quirky selection of works from local artists (including Jeff Koons–inspired squirrels) to enhance the cheery, laid-back atmosphere. This is a truly Midwestern take on the urban boutique — rather than overwhelm guests with aggressively cutting-edge décor, it’s content to remain understated in its stylishness.

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November 5th, 2014 by weblog

The boutique hotels have emphasis on the elements of art, individuality and interactivity. See the 5 best boutique hotels and enjoy exceptional services that extend far beyond your expectations along with unique amenities designed to cater your personal style and taste. Sleep in style, when you choose from the following boutique hotels.

The Olive Exclusive

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The Olive Exclusive is the first ultra-luxurious sanctuary of its kind in the Namibian capital. This boutique hotel is cool, contemporary and stylish but with a warm heart and authentic African soul. Its sleek, modern lines are complemented by organic textures, natural furnishings, an eco-friendly approach and dedicated personal service.

ME London

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Me London is a contemporary hotel and cutting edge in style. It is located in one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. Designed by the world famous architects Foster and Partners, amongst its fantastic services and facilities ME London provides 157 exquisitely designed, modern rooms, including 16 suites.

Covent Garden Hotel

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Surrounded by theatres, restaurants and shops, and just a short walk from the bars and nightlife of Soho, the Covent Garden Hotel couldn’t be better situated. Its 58 guest rooms and suites are individually designed in a classic and antique style, featuring marble and mahogany bathrooms. Key features include the hotel’s cozy wood-paneled drawing room, a library, both with wood burning fireplaces, and a private cinema.

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L’Hotel

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L’Hotel is one of the most famous hotels in Paris. This has been a secret hideaway over the past two centuries. With quintessential French charm and glamour, L’Hotel is nestled in the heart of the Left Bank, amidst the cultural riches, bohemian soul and high fashion of St Germain-des-Prés. Oscar Wilde’s last home, and the heart of Parisian society in the swinging sixties, it has been remodelled by renowned designer Jacques Garcia.

Andronis Boutique Hotel Oia Santorini

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Andronis Boutique Hotel is the newest member of Andronis Exclusive Hotels. This hotel is a boutique-style building on the edge of the cliff, 100 meters from the sea with magnificent views of the caldera of the volcano. This excellent hotel has 23 suites, all designed with influence by the Aegean Sea architecture.

 

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November 3rd, 2014 by weblog

Thailand is popular because of its vibrant culture, delicious food and stunning islands, a perfect paradise for people that like nature and adventure. Discovering this country is an amazing experience and today I will share with you the top resorts hotels in Thailand.

Metropolitan by Como | Bangkok

This beautiful hotel is well known for receiving celebrities, fashionistas and designers, the concept of the interior design, the healthy all day dinner, the wonderful Thai Restaurant Nahm and the wine-dark depths of the Met bar are the main reasons of all the attraction.

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Anatara Chiang Mai

This luxury resort is unique because of the modern interior design with high bamboo-clad walls with an incredible river view. All guests can relax in the amazing spa, swimming-pool and enjoy a fine dining restaurant.

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Aka Hua Hin

A calm and relax environment is what people can expect from Aka Huan Hin, the hotel interior design is nature oriented with a lot of green spaces and stunning collection of private pool villas.

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Iniala Resort

This amazing resort is located between Phang Nga Ba and Phuket Island and has all the right to be included in the top 10 resort hotels in Thailand just because of its beauty and activities offered from kayak through the limestone caves or dive the Similan Islands to golf courses and trekking. It was also a choice of vacations from the famous Kardashians family.

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Anantara Rasananda

This luxury boutique hotel is popular because of the full Moon parties at the beach with the perfect view of the Gulf of Thailand. The modern hotel room interior design is a must featuring king size beds and a direct door to the beach. Guests can participate in activities like yoga and spa sessions.

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Zeavola

Located on the famous Koh Phi Phi Island this original beachfront resembles a traditional Thai village, the hotel interior design combines luxury with a rustic style.

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Akaryn Boutique Hotel

Akaryn takes laid-back luxury to the next level, all rooms have private pools and sumptuous stone-carved bath tubs. All guests can delight themselves with the restaurant and a day in the spa.

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Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Located in the beautiful island Krabi the modern hotel room interior design have an outdoor bathing areas, plunge pools. The attention to detail gives to this hotel a special touch and sophistication.

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Six Senses Yao Noi

The stunning resort has one of the best resort hotel design with a beautiful view over Phang Nga Bay´s Island. The décor resembles a tree house built in local reak, topped with a palm-leaf roof, a perfect place for relax.

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Twinpalms

With a modern architecture this hotel is great for people that are looking for party, having two dazzling beach clubs, and to complement the long nights dancing, guests can recover in the stunning spa.

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