One of the essential attractions offered by upscale hotels, — the “postcard views”. Therefore, the size and quality of glazing in the building coupled with its location become a kind of measure of luxury.
To opening the Windows of the panorama of the city have shown major local attractions in the most advantageous ways, all the location, and number of floors, and window structure, and properties of glasses. Moscow hotels are among the most successful combination of all these characteristics, perhaps, in Ararat Park Hayatt Moscow on Neglinnaya street.
A ten-storey building, erected in 2003 on the draft workshop 22 the company “Mosproject” in the place of fashion in the 60s of the restaurant “Ararat” (ironically built it the previous head of the workshop 22 — Karo Alabyan), almost equidistant from the Bolshoi theatre and TSUM Department store, red square and Gum Department store, the historical monuments, “culture centers” and epicenters of shopping. All of them are visible at a glance, even from the rooms on the high floors. Continue reading
1. Thornewood Castle, Lakewood
The hotel starred in a mini-series based on the works of Stephen king “rose Red” in 2002. Apparently, the imagination of the king of the Thriller is so strong that since then there has remained a unique atmosphere cingovski works. Still the tourists that visit this region and stay at a hotel, complaining of strange sounds and suddenly chilling goosebumps from the presence of something scary nearby. However, you should know it — and only near the walls of the cozy rooms and the corridor, nothing more. But for a thin face the reality someone lives and trying to get to us, scratching the walls with a sharp claw.
2. Texas White house, Fort worth
The local Ghost — the head of the family that previously lived in the building. He died in this house, but now continues to systematically circumvent the bedrooms, checking that everything is in place. Piquant detail — the Ghost is only given to women who remain in the bedroom alone. That happens in the guest book ladies do not apply. 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