There are many opinions about how to be a luxury hotel. What makes the hotel so? Historic building and tradition? Architectural beauty? Designer fashion? Sverchkova? Unimaginable price? Unique natural landscape? Unforgettable experience?
This book is an attempt to tell about the best hotels in the world. The most expensive, most famous, most beautiful and certainly the most convenient. And not just to tell but to give readers the opportunity to see them through the eyes of the modern travellers: experienced, sophisticated and professional as can be only journalists, including those working in the publishing house “Kommersant”.
Hotels, which will be discussed (as, indeed, those who wrote about them), are very different. So we tried to break them into groups. Turned out to be seven groups. Accordingly the book in seven chapters. Continue reading
In the distant 1475 Gritti Palace was built Pisani, and later, 50 years later, settled here Andrea Gritti – the Doge of Venice. For many years the Palazzo has lived a large number of eminent people, such as the Pisani family. In the first half of the NINETEENTH century Gritti Palace was sold and converted into a hotel, combined with the Grand hotel. So they existed until 1948, Gritti Palace passed from hands to hands from one owner to another, and then became independent.
The hotel Gritti Palace can please its guests 82 rooms, 21 rooms with designer – suites. The company Donghia Associates became the owner of these apartments. The hotel restoration was carried out, through which some elements of the old Palace have been restored, but more fundamental changes, improving the structure.
Visit Gritti Palace, you will be delighted with all the elegance of its interior. Here are the best samples of Girandole mirrors, the entrance – original wooden ceilings, the lighting fixtures of the EIGHTEENTH century and many other works of art. Of course, not without innovation. Continue reading