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
The hotel industry around the world is growing rapidly especially in the last decade. This contributes to the opening of the new star hotels under well-known brands. But more modest accommodation facilities contribute to a large variety of hotels, especially if they are not the usual services. So let’s look at the five most unusual hotels in the world for 2014.
First place went to French hotel La Villa Hamster. In truth, this is not a hotel in the conventional sense. The hotel has only one room, total area 16 sq. m. feature of the hotel is that the room reproduces an enlarged hamster cage. It has everything to make guests feel like true rodents: a ladder, a sofa, stuffed with sawdust, feeders, waterers, and a real joy hamster – wheel. Recognized as the team of the hotel, all that is required of guests is to indulge in a carefree, relaxed life. To be a rodent for 150 dollars a day.
On the second place ranking is a luxury underwater hotel in Fiji Islands Poseidon Undersea Resort. This unique hotel is indeed under water, a depth of 12 meters. The hotel is equipped with in the former pogodnosti, which is completely reconstructed and reequipped. As the developers say, the inspiration for the creation of this unusual hotel was a novel by Jules Verne’s 10,000 leagues under the sea. Continue reading
The fifth of November in the North-West coast of Mauritius will open a five-star Trou aux Biches.
Although the hotel is only rebuilt, Trou aux Biches is not a new hotel, rather updated. Trou aux Biches Mauritius belongs to the hotel chain Beachcomber Hotels and was built in 1979. For 30 years, this romantic place was perfect for couples and for honeymoon. Many hundreds of couples associate their joint happiness with Trou aux Biches.
In 2008 the hotel was completely demolished, but at the same place begun the construction of new buildings. Investment in a complete upgrade of the resort exceeded 100 million euros. But the result more than justified all the costs and expectations.
The room Fund of the new five-star hotel Trou aux Biches is 333 suites and private villas. All the comfortable rooms impress with elegance and special atmosphere of luxury and privacy. Based on the type of real Mauritian village of Trou aux Biches has a perfect infrastructure. The hotel imeetsya pools (including private pools in villas) with sea and fresh water, six restaurants, Spa-center Clarins. It offers a large number of sports entertainment: fully equipped gym, yoga and aerobics classes, tennis courts, diving, snorkeling, water Polo and other water sports. Visitors can take romantic boat trips on the hotel-owned boats and yachts. Continue reading