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The Fullerton Hotel Singapore has something to celebrate. The neo-classical luxury hotel, which opened in 2001 in the historic Fullerton Building, has been named a National Monument by the government of Singapore.
Congratulations! It couldn't have happened to a nicer hotel.
The iconic Bourbon Orleans Hotelis located in New Orleans' exciting French Quarter. The guest rooms and suites overlook the stunning French Quarter courtyard, featuring a large heated saltwater pool, or the picturesque French Quarter surroundings. From the private balconies, many of which overlook Bourbon Street, guests enjoy picturesque French Quarter views. Guest rooms are thoughtfully appointed with plush pillow-top beds, 42" flat screen televisions, and spacious bathrooms with granite countertops and walk-in showers. Newly renovated French Quarter suites all feature two floors with a queen bed and spacious living area downstairs, complete with a wet bar, WiFi, 42" flat screen televisions, MP3 docking stations, in-room safes, as well as bottled water and in-room coffee and tea. All Loft Suites are approximately 500 square feet. All guest rooms are non-smoking.
Four Seasons Hotel Des Bergues Geneva's rooftop restaurant Izumi offers a Japanese-fusion concept of innovative Nikkei cuisine. The terrace offers a 360-degree view over Geneva, the lake and the surrounding mountain panorama.
Located on the 7th floor of the Carlton George Hotel, Windows is the only rooftop restaurant in Glasgow. Enjoy Afternoon Tea from just £10, a Pre-Theatre meal before a show, or dinner with a glass of wine or two while taking in the view over the rooftops and chimney pots of the city. The head chef and his team create a variety of delicious dishes using fine, locally sourced ingredients, and change the menus frequently to utilise what’s in season.
Located in the heart of historic downtown, Belmond Charleston Place has long been revered as the city’s landmark luxury hotel.
Now having recently completed a $30 million dollar, three-year renovation project, that distinction has never been more fitting. The hotel’s 434 guest rooms and suites now embrace the historic beauty of Charleston as well as the innovative lifestyle of today. The rooms feature sophisticated, modern designs and slick, in-room technology like one touch lighting and high-speed wireless. The redesigned private Club Level is available by private access only and is located on the top two floors of the hotel. The Club Lounge offers a cosmopolitan space including an expanded marble bar, cozy banquette that spans an entire wall and complimentary all day food and beverage service while overlooking the historic Charleston skyline. The fitness center has been doubled in size and features state of the art cardio and wellness equipment while the new Belmond Boardroom provides a refined yet contemporary space overlooking King Street for your next meeting or corporate event.
Charleston has been named the #1 Small City in the U.S. by Conde Nast Traveler 2015 Readers' Choice Awards. More than 128,000 travelers submitted millions of ratings to help Charleston garner a ranking of 88.13. The readers said, "With its beautiful gardens, vibrantly painted Georgian houses along Rainbow Row, and carriages clacking across cobblestone streets, Charleston remains one of the countries' most picturesque cities. Underneath its sleepy charm, the city is known for its dynamic food scene, thriving theater scene, bustling King Street, and historic City Market."
Belmond Charleston Place is the perfect place for guests to experience the unrivaled charm of Charleston, SC in a setting unlike any other. History abounds on every street corner with beautifully maintained architecture from houses, to churches, to historic sites like Fort Sumter, the famous open-air market and the gardens and plantations, which are some of the country's oldest.
Belmond Charleston Place offers newly renovated, luxurious rooms and suites, Four Diamond dining, a full-service spa and unbeatable Southern hospitality. Discover More with 20% off the Best Available Rate from January 1- March 31, 2016 with rooms starting at $236 per room, per night.
At Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort, all of the little details have been carefully considered - with signature spaciousness, bright spacious bathrooms, exquisite furnishings with all the modern additions, high ceilings and elegant furnishings.
In the 1930s, Hollywood actor Ronald Colman and hotelier and former Senator Alvin Carl Weingand acquired the San Ysidro Ranch and transformed it into a hospitality haven – known for its idyllic setting, service, and guarding of guest privacy – for celebrities. The famous guests over the years range from Audrey Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Bing Crosby and Groucho Marx to Winston Churchill, Somerset Maugham, and Sinclair Lewis. Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier were married at the Ranch, John and Jacqueline Kennedy honeymooned there and John Huston completed the script for African Queen during a three-month stay.
Hotel de La Tremoille welcomes guests to the heart of the Golden Triangle, one of the most prestigious Parisian districts between the famous avenues Montaigne, George V, and Champs-Elysées. Behind an elegant Haussmann façade, the atmosphere of the establishment combines historical references and contemporary services. Throughout the hotel from the reception area to the suites via the restaurant and lounge bar, a harmony of styles and eras is respected.
The 5-star Hotel de la Tremoille offers 80 cosy & spacious rooms : Deluxe Double, Superior Double and Standard Double rooms. Some rooms connect, offering the possibility of a large suite of up to 3 rooms covering 120 square meters. Each room has its own individual style, combining elegant decoration with precious materials and modern service.
Double Standard Room Average size 31 square meters Large Queen bed View of the street or courtyard Air conditioning – Sound-proofing Molton Brown products in the bathroom Minibar Wi-Fi internet connection Direct telephone line with messaging service Flat-screen television, radio, video-on-demand Safe
Double Superior room Average size 36 square meters Large Queen bed or 2 Twin beds Possibility of accommodating three people with an extra bed View of the street or courtyard Air conditioning Molton Brown products in the bathroom Minibar Wi-Fi internet connection Direct telephone line with messaging service Flat-screen television, radio, video-on-demand Safe deposit box Heated trouser press
Double Deluxe Room Average size 40 square meters Large Queen bed or 2 Twin beds Possibility of accommodating three people with an extra bed View of the street –possibility of a balcony Air conditioning – Sound-proofing Bathroom with separate shower unit (Molton Brown welcome products) Minibar Wi-Fi internet connection Direct telephone line with messaging service Flat-screen television, radio, video-on-demand Safe deposit box Heated trouser press
The Hotel de La Trémoille has 13 luxury suites, each composed of one or two bedrooms and a sitting room, to make your stay in Paris unforgettable. The decor of each suite features design furniture, period molding, high ceilings, and top-of-the-range amenities.
Junior Suite Average surface area 42 square meters Large Queen bed or two twin beds Can accommodate up to 3 people with extra bed View over the street only – possibility of a balcony Air-conditioning – Sound-proofing Bathroom with separate shower unit (Molton Brown welcome products) Minibar Wi-Fi internet connection Direct telephone line with messaging service Flat-screen television, radio, video-on-demand Safe deposit box Heated trouser press
One Bedroom Suite Average surface area 62 square meters Large Queen bed or two Twin beds Can accommodate up to 4 people (with extra bed) Upper floors only, view over the street only Separate sitting room with armchairs and sofa bed Air-conditioning – Sound-proofing Bathroom with separate shower unit (Molton Brown welcome products) Minibar Wi-Fi internet connection Direct telephone line with messaging service Flat-screen television, radio, video-on-demand Safe deposit box Heated trouser press
Two Bedroom Suites are also available and they feature:
Total surface area 104 square meters 2 large bedrooms with bathrooms (with separate shower) Large independent sitting room between the two bedrooms with armchairs and sofa bed Upper floors, view over the street only Balcony Air-conditioning – Sound-proofing Molton Brown welcome products in the bathroom Minibar Wi-Fi internet connection Direct telephone line with messaging service Flat-screen television, radio, video-on-demand Safe deposit box Heated trouser press
The unique setting of the Excelsior Palace Hotel, facing the bay of Rapallo to the east and the headland of Portofino to the west, inspire a return to the elegance of the early 1900's. Excelsior Palace Hotel Rapallo is devoted to its guests' relaxation, offering a Beach Club with terraces on the sea, individual cabanas and a panoramic swimming pool, in addition to an exclusive wellness centre, gym, and an indoor pool with a sea view.
This aura of relaxation extends to the guest rooms. Warm sun and sea colours tinge the furnishings of the comfortable, spacious rooms, places of quiet, pleasant relaxation. Attractive and comfortable, the Classic Double Rooms are ideal for those who desire comfort and luxury, but no great additional space. Superior Rooms may offer a view of the open sea or a partial view of the Tigullio's Gulf. Some also offer a balcony. The Exclusive Rooms all feature balconies and a view of the sea of Portofino or Rapallo view and some can be connected with Superior Rooms. A stay in a suite offers a unique chance to experience a special vacation. Starting from the Junior Suites and on up to the top-floor Presidential Suite, they are furnished with antique furniture and offer an open bar and a terrace.
The Excelsior Palace Hotel has two restaurants, able to satisfy the most demanding palates. The Lord Byron restaurant, open year round, is a blend of refinement, tradition, and creative culinary skill. The Eden Roc Lounge & Restaurant, the hotel's summer restaurant, offers light, refined dishes and aperitifs.
The Yachting Bar is an elegant setting for the pleasure of a cocktail and the cheerful cordiality of an after-dinner drink. In summer guests can enjoy the sea air and the glow of a romantic sunset from the terrace.
Open year round, the Beauty Spa Health & Fitness Club offers a range of services. In addition to the treatment rooms, there is an indoor heated pool and a gym with Technogym machines. During the summer massages and spinning classes are available on the terraces of the Beach Club.
The Beach Club features two outdoor infinity pools, equipped with 6 whirlpool loungers. There are also two Jacuzzi's and a gazebo for massages. Guests can also use of the roomy cabanas. The Sporting Bar offers snacks pool-side. On request and with for an additional fee, small size pets accepted at the Beach Club in reserved and equipped area.
The hotel also has a jetty so that guests can travel by boat to Portofino, S. Fruttuoso, and the Cinque Terre.
You've got until November 30 to take advantage of CastaDiva Resort'sBest Available Rate promotion.
Nightly room rates are from:
Deluxe Double Room Lake View: 390 EUR
Suite Partial Lake View: 510 EUR
Penthouse Suite Lake View: 510 EUR
Suite Roccabruna Front Lake View: 630 EUR
The rates include:
- Buffet gourmet breakfast at L’Orangerie Restaurant
- Daily entrance to the wellness area of the SPA featuring: Swedish Sauna, Steam Bath, Mediterranean Bath, Relaxation Pool with side jets,
Vitality Pool with hydromassage and chromotherapy, Kneipp Circuit, Balancing Himalayan Rose Salt Room, Refreshing Ice Cascade,
Emotional Showers with peppermint and exotic fragrances, Darsena Relax Area - an original XIX century dock gently suspended on the lake
- Fitness Center with Kinesis and Technogym equipment
- Service and VAT
Rates could be subject to daily city tax, applied per person (from 12 years old). Offer is not applicable on existing bookings. Offer is applicable to a limited number of rooms. Additional rates and restrictions may apply. Book early and read the terms and conditions carefully to avoid disappointment.