Posts Tagged ‘hotel’

Pop-Up Hotel sets up camp in North Cornwall

Pop-Up Hotel sets up camp in North Cornwall

Pop-ups take a new step into the world of hotels as the UK’s first ‘transient hotel’ sets up camp on the north coast of Cornwall.

Set on Trevanger Farm, the Pop-Up Hotel is just a short stroll from the beach and a short drive from Rock and, across the estuary, Padstow. (more…)

Check in to Admiralty Arch

Check in to Admiralty Arch

The gateway between Trafalgar Square and the Mall, Admiralty Arch, is to be turned into a luxury hotel and restaurant. The Grade I-listed building in Whitehall, London’s most central address, has been bought by the developer behind the Bulgari Hotel. (more…)

Coppola premieres new hotel

Coppola premieres new hotel

One of Hollywood’s most respected directors has opened a hotel in a palazzo in southern Italy. Francis Ford Coppola, the head of a dynasty of film-makers and most famous for directing The Godfather, is expanding his portfolio of luxury properties with a 19th-century Italian villa, his first hotel in Europe. (more…)

A splash of colour in Hong Kong

A splash of colour in Hong Kong

A bright, contemporary hotel is set to open in Hong Kong this May.

Hotel Indigo has already made a splash in New York, various UK cities and, just this month, in Barcelona’s Eixample district; and now it’s bringing its jazzy brand to the Chinese region. (more…)

A front-row seat at Europe’s biggest cultural events

A front-row seat at Europe’s biggest cultural events

Large hotel chains haven’t always been the most sensitive to preserving the way of life, culture and traditions of their surrounds, but with eco-tourism growing in strength recently, luxury hotel groups are using the colourful local heritage of the places they inhabit to their advantage. (more…)

Luxury hotel brings a taste of the Havana to Paris

Luxury hotel brings a taste of the Havana to Paris

The luxurious Hotel Lutetia is giving guests a taste of Cuba in the heart of Paris, as it celebrates the launch of a brand-new Havana-themed cigar lounge this week.

The historic hotel, which was recently redesigned by fashion designer Sonia Rykiel, has transformed its former grill room into a traditional Cuban fumoir called ‘The Kitchen’, where after-dinner guests are free to savor the fine tastes of a top quality Havana cigar in warm and welcoming surroundings. (more…)

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts opens London hotel

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts opens London hotel

Waldorf Astoria Hotel & Resorts is planning to open a luxury hotel in Syon Park, West London, in November 2010.

London Syon Park will be the located in the 200-acre, Grade I-listed Syon Park, the London home of the Duke of Northumberland. (more…)

Insiders guide: Munichs art scene

Insiders guide: Munichs art scene

Artists Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset have spent much of the past year in Munich working on A Space Called Public. Their next big show, Tomorrow, will be at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London from 1 October. (more…)

The best of Courchevel

The best of Courchevel

From its off-piste adventures to its glitzy slopeside bars and Michelin-starred restaurants, the French ski resort remains the most glamorous in the world. Winter-sports specialist Pascal August reveals what he loves best about Courchevel. (more…)

Insider tips: Max Frasers Stockholm

Insider tips: Max Frasers Stockholm

Max Fraser – journalist, curator and author of the London Design Guide – knows a thing or two about style. We asked him to share his tips on Sweden’s capital city…

What’s the first piece of advice you’d give to anyone visiting Stockholm? (more…)

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