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Unique Amenities: Posh Pets at The Surrey New York

February 20, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance

The Surrey New YorkYour pooch deserves pampering as well. Through The Surrey New York's pet-friendly hotel program, all pets receive a welcome amenity, biscuit menu, and box of treats curated by Bocce's Bakery, monogrammed dog bed available in two sizes, food and water bowls, and a list of local pet-friendly parks and restaurants. Services include dog walking and grooming by local pet boutique, Canine Styles.

Additionally, as exclusive partner, Canine Styles offers 15% off all products and grooming services when guests present their room key.

There is a $150 one time non-refundable pet cleaning fee per stay.

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Best Bathrooms: Mandarin Oriental New York

February 13, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance

Mixing both New York and Asian influences, this suite at Mandarin Oriental New York has been designed as a home away from home and includes a large master bedroom with king-size bed, bathroom with soaking tub and separate shower, and a walk-in closet. Offering expansive views of Central Park, the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline, the suite also boasts a magnificent living room dotted with contemporary black and silver furnishings, and fine silk textiles.

Mandarin Oriental New York

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Unique Amenities: Sleep Concierge at The Benjamin Hotel

February 10, 2016
By: K. Clare Johnson

The Benjamin HotelThe Benjamin Hotel wants guests at its boutique Manhattan hotel get a lot more than 40 winks. The hotel employs a round-the-clock Sleep Team that won't rest until guests have the sweetest dreams possible. Renowned sleep consultant Rebecca Robbins has trained the entire staff on the fundamentals of sleep medicine and the promotion of healthy sleep habits. The staff can advise on items from the Rest & Renew Menu that is found, of course, on the bedside table. Menu offerings include a top ten pillow selection categorized by sleep position, an array of decaffeinated teas, and bedtime snacks that are under 200 calories.The Benjamin Hotel

Younger guests can also benefit from all the slumber help. Winks' Kidzzz Club is a complimentary children's program created to educate the youngest guests on the importance of sleep. The Benjamin provides children from 2-10 with a child-sized pillow and bathrobe, and a library of family bedtime books. An official Winks' Kidzzz Club Sleep Certificate is awarded at check-out. Winks the Owl dolls are also available for purchase.

Good night to all, and to all a good night!

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Cool Pools: Four Seasons Milan

February 8, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance


Designed by celebrated architect Patricia Urquiola, the Spa at Four Seasons Milano is accented with wood, cream and grey design elements to embrace you in warmth and comfort.  Take a swim in the elegant lap pool, measuring 14 metres (45 feet) long and 1.4 metres (4.6 feet) deep.

Four Seasons Milano

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Baccarat Hotel New York Wants to Give You a Night with their Compliments

February 2, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance

Baccarat Hotel New YorkJust in time for Valentine's Day, Baccarat Hotel New York has introduced A Night with Our Compliments. This special rate offers a third night free for stays from now until April 30, 2016.  The sumptuous maison crafted by Parisian design duo Gilles & Boissier artfully blends French sophistication with Midtown edge. 

Prestigiously located across the street from the Museum of Modern Art and steps away from 5th Avenue shopping and Central Park, Baccarat Hotel & Residences New York puts you at the center of everything. The luxury hotel has the first Spa de La Mer in the United States, a 24-hour fitness center, and a 55-foot marble swimming pool with day "beds that is reminiscent of the Cote d’Azur.The property features 3 distinct culinary destinations; the glamorous, destination Bar is equipped with signature cocktails and bites, and the glowing Grand Salon offers light fare. The piece de resistance, Chevalier, is a brasserie de luxe, helmed by Michelin-starred Executive Chef Shea Gallante and illustrious restaurateur Charles Masson.

There's even availability left for Valentine's Day, so if spending a romantic weekend in the Big Apple is on the agenda, book fast. These rates won't last long.

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Cool Pools: St Regis Singapore

January 31, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance

Tucked away within manicured tropical greenery, the outdoor pool at St Regis Singapore is an oasis of calm and repose away from the hustle and bustle of Orchard Road. A serene sculpture by Taiwanese artist Li Chen sets a soothing backdrop. Sculptures by Singapore-born Han Sai Por are also on display. 

Bask in the tropical sun on the deck chairs or recline in privacy in one of the cabanas.  Revive with ice cold drinks or indulge in summer cocktails, accompanied by a selection of light fare from LaBrezza, the fine trattoria-style Italian cuisine specialty restaurant located pool side.

St Regis Singapore

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Cool Pools: Langham Hong Kong

January 27, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance

The rooftop at Langham Hong Kong is put to good use with an outdoor heated swimming pool surrounded
by a sundeck. Guests can sunbathe, take a dip high above the street, enjoy a treat or cocktail, or even relax
with a spa treatment. 

Langham Hong Kong

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Cool Pools: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

January 26, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance

The free form, edgeless swimming pool at Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur is set amidst tropical gardens and
offers scenic views of the park and city skyline.

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

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Dining al Fresco: Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

January 12, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance

Offering inside and courtyard dining, Spice Garden at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
features local specialties using a wide range of spices, herbs and seasonings, resulting in
distinctive flavours that have made it the discerning choice for Vietnamese cuisine.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

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Dining Al Fresco: Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort

January 6, 2016
By: Five Star Alliance

Guests at Alisal Guest Ranch and Resort choose from any of four restaurants for lunch.

During the summer season, guests are also treated to three weekly outdoor events: a Seafood Barbeque served at Alisal Lake on Monday nights, a Southwestern-style Barbecue served at the Rodeo Arena on Wednesday nights, and our traditional Western Barbecue served on the lawn adjacent to the pool on Saturday nights. The Monday and Wednesday affairs are optional, as the Ranch Dining Room is also open to guests on those evenings.

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