Back in March Ikea is set to create a line of cheap boutique hotels across Europe is music to some travelers’ ears probably. One niche that has not been satisfied where hospitality is concerned, is economy mixed in with design magic.
I was just speaking via Facebook IM with Cécile Adam, one of the owners of Mendoza, Argentina luxury resort Entre Cielos, which we covered in this article last year. News today from there speaks of what Cécile says may be a record grape harvest for their wine operations, and the hotel being picked a favorite by Travel & Leisure recently.
Last week an all new boutique stay opened up in Berlin. Das Stue in the Tiergarten neighborhood, is an 80 room luxury affair just perfect as a home away from home while visiting Germany’s capital.
Our recent excursion to Paris enlightened us about quite a few Parisian attractions, hidden secrets, legendary and lesser known wonders within the confines of the place the ancient Parisii settled and worked. Our own enlightenment, mirroring an historic one, embodied in the nickname of this place on the Sein, La Ville-Lumière. The City of Light, is in fact an ongoing work of art, a living canvas painted familiar and anew each day. Like children, this is the way to discover Paris.
Given your choices for a romantic getaway to Paris, what hotel would you spend a weekend or a week with? The Hilton, the Ritz Paris perhaps, the Westin Paris, or maybe Hotel de Crillon? Possibly, but remember I asked about a romantic getaway.
It’s not every day or even on every trip one finds perfect economy and location in setting like that at Legend Hotel Paris. Located just a stone’s throw from Saint Germain, Luxembourg Gardens, Boulevard Saint Michel, and Châtelet & Notre-Dame, this little gem of an accommodation exhibits a quaint and mysterious character.
Marriott International announces three new Renaissance hotels in Europe. Two hotels in France, and one in Switzerland, bring Marriott’s projects total 27. Evidently the company’s promise to double their presence in Europe by 2015 is on track.