CIRCULO MEXICANO IS MEXICO CITY’S MOST STYLIST NEW HOTEL

Grupo Habita has been leading a design revolution in Mexico’s hospitality industry since 2000 and Círculo Mexicano is the group’s 12th property, one that will further cement Originals Carlos Couturier and Moises Micha’s reputations as industry trailblazers.   Here,
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Christian Stan, on 13 Jul. 20, No Comments

K5 BOUTIQUE HOTEL OPENS IN TOKYO’S FINANCIAL DISTRICT

Situated at a convenient junction between the commercial district of Marunouchi and the up-and-coming Eastern Tokyo—and just a 10-minute walk from Tokyo Station—K5’s central location puts it at a crux of movement in the city. The hotel anchors the newly revitalized district of Kabuto-cho,
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Christian Stan, on 10 Feb. 20, No Comments

INIALA BEACH HOUSE, THE MOST INNOVATIVE HOTEL IN THAILAND

Comprising three villas, a penthouse, Kids Hotel, and a superlative fine dining restaurant, Iniala Beach House is the vision of owner and Original Mark Weingard, who commissioned ten leading figures in the world of international design to realize his vision of an iconoclastic Thai retreat. The
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Christian Stan, on 1 Nov. 19, No Comments

PORTOBAY FLORENS HOTEL IS NOW OPEN IN PORTO

At PortoBay Floerens the old stables have been transformed into the hotel entrance. The floor and staircase have been revived and the original granite slabs remain. The hotel is adorned with other odes to the past including tiles, windows, original stone decorative motifs and an old kitchen
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Christian Stan, on 6 Sep. 19, No Comments

VILA FOZ HOTEL & SPA OPENS IN PORTO

Set on one of the finest avenues in the district of Foz, the 68-room hotel embodies an intimate, contemporary boutique experience housed within the palatial splendor of a 19th-century manor, with a visual concept created by acclaimed Madeiran designer Nini Andrade Silva. Far from being a
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Christian Stan, on 3 May. 19, No Comments

MASON, A NEO-BRUTALIST DESIGN HOTEL, OPENS IN PATTAYA

Against the tranquil backdrop of southeastern Pattaya’s Na Jomtien beach, the staggered cubed villa complex of Mason emerges as an ode to craftsmanship, inspired by the cultural roots of its location. Designed by Bangkok-based studio VaSLab in their signature neo-Brutalist style, the luxury
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Christian Stan, on 8 Apr. 19, No Comments

MINIMALISM MEETS MAJESTY AT PALAZZO DANIELE, PUGLIA

Set in the village of Gagliano del Capo and opening April 15th, the residence has returned to its core essentials, where exposed walls bear the cracks of time and monastic beds take center stage, augmenting the grandeur of the original ceiling frescoes and mosaic flooring. The sister property
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Christian Stan, on 26 Mar. 19, No Comments

DISCOVER DOURO 41, NORTH PORTUGAL’S GO-TO MINIMALIST RETREAT!

Framed and inspired by the Alto Douro region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Douro41 Hotel & Spa fully maximizes its surroundings, with every corner providing a vantage point from which to observe the breathtaking scenery. Expansive floor-to-ceiling windows, suspended glass walkways
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Christian Stan, on 7 Nov. 18, No Comments

VP PLAZA ESPANA DESIGN 5* MIXES ART AND CONTEMPORARY DESIGN IN MADRID

Though the hotel is located within the city’s historic center—just steps from the Palacio Real, sprawling Casa de Campo park, and the 293-year-old Restaurante Sobrino de Botin (the oldest restaurant in the world)—it’s futuristic metal façade is a beacon of modernity. Inside,
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Christian Stan, on 19 Jul. 18, No Comments

LA PEER HOTEL DEBUTS IN THE HEART OF WEST HOLLYWOOD

Reflecting the surrounding neighborhood's emphasis on design, art, and style, the 105-room hotel features inspired indoor and outdoor public spaces that truly set the tone for this urban retreat, a secluded pool accented by thoughtful landscaping and custom-made lanterns, and a
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Christian Stan, on 14 May. 18, No Comments