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LUXURY HOTEL INSIDER

 
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: Carlton George Hotel Glasgow


By: Five Star Alliance

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.

Carlton George Hotel Scotland

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Cool Pool: Andaz Peninsula Papagayo


By: Five Star Alliance

Designed for family relaxations, this water oasis at Andaz Peninsula Papagayo is the perfect place for a sunny afternoon adventure. Dive in for a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters, or laze on a lounge chair and sip a delicious cocktail as you take in the panoramic views. The stunning outdoor pool overlooks the majestic coastal mountains and the lush natural vegetation.

Andaz Peninsula Papagayo

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Best Bathrooms: Azur Lodge


By: Five Star Alliance

Each identical villa at Azur Lodge  is 79 square meters of open plan living in the midst of New Zealand’s natural environment.
Soak up the spectacular unobstructed views from the bathtub, which has been set into a bay window to give you a feeling of
being outdoors.

Azur Lodge

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Did You Know? The Meydan Hotel


By: Five Star Alliance

Tour the Meydan Stables at The Meydan Hotel and meet the Thoroughbred stars of racing.
Experience a side of world-class horseracing you never usually see with an exclusive behind-the-scenes
tour of the Meydan Stables. Every Tuesday & Wednesday morning, start the tour at The Meydan Hotel
with a five-star buffet-style breakfast at Farriers Restaurant and watch the racehorses during morning
Trackwork. Take a personal tour of the stables where these horses are groomed and conditioned and learn
how they are trained and prepared for raceday. See horses exercise in the equine swimming pool.
Go behind-the-scenes at the Meydan Grandstand, and gain exclusive access to the Jockeys' Room,
Saddling Paddock and Parade Ring.

The Meydan Hotel

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Best Bathroom: Hotel Vitale


By: Five Star Alliance

Welcome to Hotel Vitale, a luxury hotel on San Francisco's waterfront.  Each room has a seating area, bay windows and spa-style limestone bathroom with rainforest showerhead. 

Hotel Vitale

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Cool Pools: Pilgrimage Village


By: Five Star Alliance

Pilgrimage Village is a delightfully rustic resort where skillful artisans create beautiful items in front of your eyes and comfortable villas and bungalows come hand-in-hand with a delightful spa, a variety of bars and restaurants, swimming pools and Vietnamese cooking classes.

Pilgrimage Village

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Cool Pools: Alva Park Resort and Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

Alva Park Resort and Spa features an outdoor heated pool (May to October) with aquatic sunbeds and floating beds. 
There's also a children's pool, and open air massage cabanas.

Alva Park Resort and Spa

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Image of the day: Hotel Negresco


By: Five Star Alliance

A decor filled with vibrant colors, an 18th century carousel and its wooden horses make
La Rotonde at Hotel Negresco a very unexpected place. Dedicated to families, it is a warm
and bright restaurant where it is pleasant to linger after a delicious gourmet meal. A simple
menu and yet full of creative surprises. From the first sunny days, its terrace opens onto the sea and the sun.

Hotel Negresco

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New to Five Star Alliance: Hotel Vagabond


By: Five Star Alliance

Hotel Vagabond is Singapore's first experience-driven luxury boutique hotel with a Salon area designed to immerse guests in the theatre of art, food, drink, and conversation as well as the only hotel in the country to feature an Artist in Residence program. 

Hotel Vagabond

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Cool Pools: Mardan Palace


By: Five Star Alliance

The Swim Reef at Mardan Palace is a 1.6 million litre, 900 square meter, man-made aquatic adventure lagoon where guests may swim, feed, and snorkel with indigenous marine life - including Eagle and BrownRays and more than 3,000 tropical fish. The Reef includes deep pockets of coral and a fully-enclosed shark tank - where you can visit these extraordinary fish in their own habitat, in a totally controlled environment.

Mardan Palace Swim Reef

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