Raffles Hotel Singapore
Legendary hotel – witness the days of the British Empire and today remains one of the best in Singapore. In the year of its centenary, in 1987, Raffles Hotel was…

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Legendary hotels
Legendary hotels. Hotels that are famous worldwide mostly due to two reasons: the unprecedented luxury and star guests. These hotels are at the pinnacle of the pyramid of the hotel…

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Four Italian hotel that changed the world

What are the two things in Italy will be guaranteed always and everywhere? The answer is simple: the history and paste.

In Italy interesting history can be found everywhere, even in the hotel where you are staying. Hotels often played historical role, influence on world events. Especially in Rome such places full of stories.

Grand hotel Tremezzo

This list would not be complete without mentioning the fifth of the Italian hotels that changed the world, a quiet but indelible way: the epic Grand hotel Tremezzo (Grand Hotel Tremezzo), lake Como. If we talk about classic European hotels, this is one of the most beautiful, and etched in history not only because of its location in the place of fantastic beauty, but also because here lived one of the most famous legends of all time: Greta Garbo. At the end of the film “Grand Hotel”, a Hollywood blockbuster of 1932, Garbo’s character exclaims: “It will be Sunny in Tremezzo!”. Yes, rain or Shine, this Art Nouveau Grand Hotel sets the standard for luxury in Italian in every sense of the word. The view from the Suite Greta Garbo on lake Como the incomparable, like the Greta Garbo, and Italy itself. Continue reading

Raffles Hotel Singapore

Legendary hotel – witness the days of the British Empire and today remains one of the best in Singapore. In the year of its centenary, in 1987, Raffles Hotel was officially recognized as a historical monument of national importance.

And readers of the magazine Travel + Leisure for many years, recognized the best hotel out of a hundred of the leading hotels of the world. Throughout its history the hotel has seen many celebrities. Stayed here Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maugham, Noel Coward, ava Gardner, Charlie Chaplin. The hotel is rightly proud of its culinary traditions. Even Rudyard Kipling had advised his readers, when in Singapore, dine in only Raffles. And “Ridyard Kipling Suite” of this hotel, named after the Nobel prize in 1907 in literature, the British newspaper The Independent included in the top five of the author’s suites.

The hotel is ten cafes and restaurants offering traditional classic European and Oriental cuisine, including the famous Raffles Courtyard. It is located in the courtyard, lush with tropical vegetation. Here you can not only pay tribute to the fine cuisine in the atmosphere of “retro” style, but also dance to the sounds of a small orchestra, ispolnyaetsya 20– 40-ies. The traditions of a brilliant past in Continue reading

The most unusual hotels in the world

From whimsical to downright strange – here is a list of the most unusual hotels in the world.

Hotel Propeller Island City Lodge, Berlin, Germany

It’s not even a hotel, but rather an art project, named after a science fiction novel by Jules Verne’s “Floating island”. All 30 rooms of the hotel do not like each other, but the creativity of the author not to take: there is room-the crypt room with the beds, coffins, a room with a lion cages, mirror room, room is a prison cell.

Hotel No Man’s Fort 4*, Portsmouth, UK

The building – this Victorian Fort, which was built between the years 1867 and 1880 to protect Portsmouth from attack from Napoleon III. Today it is a luxury hotel with 22 bedrooms, a penthouse in the building of the lighthouse, night club, Jacuzzi and a tag.

The Palacio de Sal 3*, Uyuni, Bolivia

The hotel is located on the Uyuni salt flats, dry salt lake in the South of the desert plains of the Altiplano. The building itself was also built from salt, and salt made most of the furniture. Impressive lobby, bar and 16 EN Suite rooms, Central heating and electricity. Continue reading

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