In Canada the most unusual places to spend the night. Anticipating charges of bias, specify: not to say that these hotels are unique and that there is no longer such a variety of hotels. But in Canada, an unusual hotel is not only outlandish design, but also extreme conditions, testing yourself, and due to the immense size and vastness of the canadian population almost polucheloveka per square kilometer, and many opportunities to fall out of the normal rhythm of life, to step outside of your comfort zone and to be alone with his thoughts.
1. The ice hotel
The hotel, which is hard to resist not to lick the bed. Or the table. Or the bar. In the Palace of the Snow Queen has everything, everything but ice: and the previously mentioned furniture, as well as slides, beds and even toilets. Some quebeckers are throwing in the ice hotel wedding : here for the Affairs of the Church there is a chapel. It is not known, are young here the first wedding night, but to sleep here, not cold. If precipitates in the Jacuzzi under the open sky, and then excited to dive into the sleeping bag. It costs 260 dollars a night (so expensive, probably because every winter it is necessary to build from scratch). Continue reading
The shooting of the episodes from the latest released films about James bond “007: Coordinates “Skyfall” was held in Japan, Turkey, Shanghai and Scotland, but most of them – in the British capital. In London five-star Four Seasons hotel London at Canary Wharf with a 20-metre pool enclosed terrace upstairs. This is a great place to gather my thoughts, admire the sunset by the Thames, as did regular practicing resurrection 007.
The world of high fashion is unthinkable without expensive decorations, which, as a rule, are the interiors of the hotels. Editors and reviewers of magazines are living literally “on suitcases”, trying to get from one of the world fashion Week to another. It is not surprising therefore that the film “the Devil wears Prada”, despite the overall comedic tone of the picture, is a real ENCYCLOPAEDIA of hotels in which to stay the owners refined taste. The characters can be observed in the interiors of new York at St. Regis . as well as the Paris Hotel Scribe Paris managed by Sofitel Plaza Athénée . Continue reading
Notel Haven. An unusual hotel in Helsinki
About the Association of Small Luxury Hotels of the world I first heard in Riga. It happened quite accidentally. We walked around the centre and we were attracted by its facade c classic and elegant French balconies and a very modern roof-the attic of one building located on the square in Bergs Bazaar. Directly across from the entrance stood a luxurious chestnut tree. The sign says that it’s “Hotel Bergs”.
We decided to go out of curiosity. We were met by a friendly Concierge and one of them kindly offered us a tour of the hotel.
Outside the building was quite classical architecture of the XIX century, if not to take into account the roof. Inside the hotel was absolutely eclectic interior, which consists of neoclassical elements in the form of fireplaces and stucco, modern, functional furniture and African motifs in the decoration.
Special attention is paid to Concierge long tiered courtyard of concrete and glass with frosted lamps. Continue reading