LaLiT LONDON JOINS SMALL LUXURY HOTELS OF THE WORLD

After a five-year renovation, the 70-room luxury boutique hotel was built in the early 19th century and originally served as St. Olave’s Grammar School. The former teacher’s and headmaster’s rooms have been transformed into two bars. The company’s India roots are
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Christian Stan, on 4 Aug. 17, No Comments

HOTEL VIU MILAN OPENS IN ITALY’S CAPITAL OF COOL!

Recently opened, the 124-room Design Hotels™ member is surrounded by an exquisite cross section of Milanese culture: from centuries-old historical monuments to grand shopping boulevards and cool drinking dens. And yet it is set to become the area’s hottest landmark thanks to its
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Christian Stan, on 16 Mar. 17, 3 Comments

MEMMO PRINCIPE REAL OPENS IN LISBON, PORTUGAL

The 41-room hotel of limestone, expansive glass, and natural oakwood practically levitates above the bustle below. With a masterful understanding of the balance it takes to straddle both contemporary and classic forms, architect Samuel Torres de Carvalho was tasked for the new build of the
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Christian Stan, on 21 Jan. 17, No Comments

ARISTOCRATIC ASPIRATIONS AT SIR SAVIGNY HOTEL, BERLIN

This 44-room luxury urban retreat built in 1893 perfectly reflects the mindset and sybaritic ways of its mythical founder, Sir Savigny, a bon vivant who has dedicated his life to beauty and storytelling. At this newest addition to the SIR hotels stable, the story unfolds deliciously with
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Christian Stan, on 8 Nov. 16, No Comments

LEEU ESTATES OPENS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Located between the mountainside and river, this unique property sits on 68 hectares of vineyards, landscaped gardens and fynbos (indigenous vegetation), providing the ideal setting for an elegant and sophisticated private hideaway. Leeu Estates has remained true to the pillars of the Leeu
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Christian Stan, on 15 Aug. 16, No Comments

dusitD2 KHAO YAI SET TO OPEN IN AUGUST 2016

dusitD2 Khao Yai is the latest addition to Dusit’s D2 collection, the chain’s “next generation” brand that caters to today’s international travellers seeking cutting-edge design, high-tech connectivity and efficient, modern convenience in environments that are contemporary, colourful
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Christian Stan, on 27 Jul. 16, No Comments

OLD COLONIAL CHARM AT ZANZIBAR SERENA HOTEL

With a prime position, right on the seafront of Stone Town, Zanzibar Serena Hotel is an intimate and peaceful retreat that overlooks the traditional dhows ply their way to and from the harbour as they have for centuries. The hotel is also a part of Small Luxury Hotels of the World
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Christian Stan, on 24 Jul. 16, No Comments

EL MANGROOVE HOTEL, COSTA RICA JOINS AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION

Exactly like nothing else, El Mangroove, located off the Gulf of Papagayo, is a sustainable boutique, lifestyle resort that boasts a modern design which incorporates Costa Rica’s natural beauty through wood and water elements along with bamboo, stone and natural furnishings that merge all
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Christian Stan, on 20 May. 16, No Comments

NEW-NORDIC MEETS NEW YORK AT 11 HOWARD HOTEL

11 Howard Hotel is now open More than just an ideal vantage point for downtown exploration, this Design Hotels™ member is an art spectacle in itself and a community hub founded on meaningful relationships with non-profit organizations and neighborhood businesses. To boot, a creative
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Christian Stan, on 29 Apr. 16, No Comments

ADVENTURE IN ICELAND AT ION LUXURY HOTEL

Less than an hour’s drive from the cultural landmarks of Reykjavik and set against a backdrop of mountainous lava fields, ION Luxury Hotel is designed to inspire, revitalise and allow guests to escape the mundane. The hotel lends itself to lovers of the great outdoors; it is surrounded by hot
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Christian Stan, on 13 Mar. 16, No Comments