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FSA LogoThe Luxury Hotel Insider: Exclusive luxury hotel deals, features and special rates from the luxury hotel experts at Five Star Alliance. 
Named one of Tripbase's Best Luxury Travel Blogs for 2011, below are Five Star Alliance's newest articles featuring exclusive information on luxury hotels worldwide including special offers and deals at the world's best hotels.

Dining al Fresco: Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa

By: Five Star Alliance

At Belmond la Samanna, El Restaurant offers authentic Mexican cuisine that celebrates
the flavor and traditions of the region with a modern twist. Baja California style shrimp tacos,
pescadillas, panuchos and sopes are some of the delicacies on offer. 

Belmond La Maroma

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Did You Know? Lodge and Cottages at Primland

By: Five Star Alliance

Lodge and Cottages at Primrose

The Lodge and Cottages at Primland offers guests a unique way to enjoy the resort. Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunt played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. This fun game of hide-and-go-seek involves using the GPS device to locate hidden canisters, or geocaches. The geocaches may contain little treasures or interesting information.

Geocaching offers a terrific opportunity for guests to explore the trails of Primland while learning fascinating facts about the local environment and culture. The caches also include puzzles for those who want an added challenge.


Primland's geocache courses and guidebooks were designed in partnership with the Conservation Management Institute of the Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources and Environment.

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Image of the Day: Loews Chicago Hotel

By: Five Star Alliance

Experience Chicago from the heart of the city at Loews Chicago Hotel. The hotel has spectacular city skyline and lake views from the 400 guestrooms (including 25 suites) and meeting spaces both indoors and out. In a city known for its iconic architecture, Loews Chicago offers a distinctive look and feel from the lobby all the way up to the 400 guestrooms and suites

Loews Chicago Hotel

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Best Bathroom: Marmara Park Avenue

By: Five Star Alliance

The accommodations at Marmara Park Avenue aim to provide guests a refuge from the pace, and pressures of the city that never sleeps. Master bathrooms , with hardwood floors, marble finishing, and standing shower with separate bathtub inspire relaxation and comfort within the privacy of the guest’s room.

Marmara Park Avenue

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Best Bathrooms: Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi

By: Five Star Alliance

Sensory experiences can be found throughout Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi. The sleek contemporary Grande Suite Garden Access offers Le Méridien Signature bed, and an oversized bathroom with circular bathtub and separate shower.

Le Meridien Suvarnabhumi

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Dining al Fresco: Le Chatelain Hotel

By: Five Star Alliance


During the warmer days, Le Chatelain Hotel's beautiful garden terrace, inspired by the Florentine inner courtyards, invites relaxation whilst enjoying tea with pastry, an afternoon drink, and even a full meal from the La Maison du Chatelain Restaurant. 

Le Chatelain Hotel

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Cool Pools: Amelia Island Plantation Resort

By: Five Star Alliance

Guests at Amelia Island Plantation Resort enjoy two pools, a splash park, tiered lounge seating for sun-seekers, and food & beverage service. Nestled within the pool grounds, two hot tubs and three fire features offer spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean.

- The adults-only infinity edge pool is the ideal place to relax and unwind. Located on the upper deck, it provides the most stunning views of all! 

- The vast family-friendly pool and splash park, perfect for toddlers and small children, are located on the lower deck, providing the perfect space for carefree frolicking and playful water games.

- Pools are open from dawn till dusk daily. Towels are provided at the pool with use of room key.

Amelia Island Plantation Resort

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Image of the Day: The Peninsula Paris

By: Five Star Alliance

The Peninsula Paris offers 34 luxuriously appointed suites, including three uniquely designed theme suites, two historic suites, resplendent with period decoration, and the ultimate in grand accommodation, The Peninsula Suite. All suites command spectacular rooftop views.

The Peninsula Paris

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Dining al Fresco: The Marker Hotel

By: Five Star Alliance

The Marker Hotel's Rooftop Bar and Terrace reaches across the cityscape to the wild natural beauty of the mountains and the sea. Watch the evening sun set behind the city skyline, before settling back for an evening under the stars. Carrying the elemental theme right through each floor, this rooftop landscape completes the architectural vision, taking inspiration from one of Ireland's most untamed regions, The Burren. Grasses and indigenous flora are planted between the seated areas to create a natural vista, complimenting the contemporary seating and mood lighting.  

The Marker Hotel

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