All hotels in the world annually compete for the right to be the best, but to achieve this rank is very difficult, demanding a jury carefully selects the candidates. But, if the hotel get the prize – that says a lot. At the end of last year in London, held a competition for Europe’s best hotel in 2013 (European Hotel Designs of 2013), which marked the four hotels, each of which became the first in its category. I must say that during the competition, the best hotels are chosen by all criteria: their architecture, design rooms, interior bars, restaurants and bathrooms. Agree, within the jury of artists, architects, designers, and restaurateurs have a hard time, because each of the projects, certainly in something surpasses others. So here they are, the best European Hotel Designs .
Bulgari Hotel & Residences
Bvlgari Hotel & Residences in London is embodied in the exquisite design style of the famous brand Bulgari. Continue reading
The desert is the resonant sand gorge, located in the Autonomous region of inner Mongolia, in Northern China, is in great demand among tourists. Recently it has opened extraordinarily beautiful Lotus hotel, designed in the form of a Lotus flower. In the local culture Lotus means rebirth, beauty, happiness, purity and spirituality.
The hotel Lotus in the desert “resonant sand gorge” (the word “Xiang” is translated as “sound”, the word “Sha” is “sand”, and “WAN” – depression). Sands in this area when driving really sound like a roar, a rumble. Ordos, the region of Inner Mongolia.
Yoga in the sand. The picture was taken in the Ordos (desert plateau in Central Asia).
View of the hotel Desert Lotus Hotel satellite. On the right you can see the railroad tracks in the form of a curved line.
The hand of the woman in the tourist open-top bus.
Also, tourists were given a map of Veliky Ustyug with streets. The city located 450 km northeast of Vologda on the leftbank of the river Sukhona, is very popular among vacationers. Continue reading
Unusual hotels in Switzerland
The departure city: Moscow
In Switzerland like wildfire fashion on hotels in unusual places. The tourist in Switzerland to choose from – you can stay in the castle where once lived the bride of Napoleon, or to spend the night in a house without electricity or running water, as well as to speak to the Church in the monastery, you can spend the night in the trees, in the Mongolian yurts and even in a former prison or a bunker. Stay in such unusual places are unlikely to forget!
Alternative to a hotel, for example, can become a glass house-the nest in the trees. Each room unusual hotel has its own kitchen, shower, toilet, and a wood oven, it can fit two to four people. Guests who are afraid of heights, will have to overcome your fear – the cottages are located at a height of 5 to 8 meters.
In Switzerland you can spend a few days there, where once lived the knights, in this castle of dreams. Rotberg fortress proudly rising above the trees some time ago turned into a youth hostel and is now open to all comers.
The decor in the castle is fully consistent with the style of that time – 150 steps lead to the courtyard, behind the thick walls of which are spacious rooms; a spiral staircase rises to the top of the tower where the beloved was Napoleonically his hero. Continue reading