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.

The Vault at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai


By: Five Star Alliance

Located on JW Marriott Marquis Dubai's hotel's 71st and 72nd floors, the Vault bar boasts breathtaking views of Dubai,
craft cocktails, and fine cigars.

JW Marriott Marquis Dubai


Pampered Pets at Nine Zero Hotel


By: Five Star Alliance

Nine Zero HotelTraveling with your pet? Nine Zero Hotel offers a pet package, Tail in One City, so your furry family member feels at home at this pet friendly hotel.

This package includes:

-Restful overnight accommodations in one of our deluxe guestrooms

-Designer pet welcome amenity

-Nine Zero pet bowls and a pet bed placed in your room for your pet's use throughout your stay

-Pet sitting, pet grooming, pet walking and pet massage services available through our concierge for a supplementary cost

Nine Zero Hotel is surrounded by some of the best dog walking spots in the city. Just across from the hotel is Boston Common, a pet-friendly 50-acre public park.

Book your stay at Nine Zero Hotel >>     


Cool Pools: Ocean Key Resort and Spa


By: Five Star Alliance

Ocean Key Resort & Spa welcomes LIQUID Pool - Bar - Lounge to it's waterfront location in Old Town Key West. The revitalized locale boasts the most desirable view on the island, bright and vibrant fabrics and furnishings, genuinely friendly service, and culinary delights to match the energy.

Ocean Key Resort and Spa

Book a stay at Ocean Key Resort & Spa >>


Meet The Nile Ritz-Carlton


By: Five Star Alliance

The Nile Ritz-Carlton
Set in the heart of downtown, between the Nile and the iconic Tahrir square, experience Cairo like never before at The Nile Ritz-Carlton. The spacious hotel suites are designed for guests to spread out, entertain, and to be completely comfortable within superior surroundings.

The Nile Ritz-Carlton

The diverse dining options include a rooftop bar, afternoon tea service, and a rustic Italian restaurant. Relaxation enjoys a traditional Egyptian twist at The Nile Ritz-Carlton Spa. Guests have access to the five-star facilities, including the state of the art gym, the sauna and steam room, and the swimming pool.

The closest neighbor to the Arab League and adjacent to several government ministries and the US, UK and Canadian embassies, this luxury Cairo hotel is the ideal location for meetings and events.

 


Dining al Fresco: 137 Pillars House


By: Five Star Alliance

Dining at 137 Pillars House will conjure gastronomic memories in the making whether savored in the Dining Room throughout the day or in the secluded tropical nooks around the bucolic grounds. For breakfast, lunch, and dinner, The Dining Room provides a stylish yet comfortable environment in which to savor recipes prepared with fresh organic ingredients. The menu offers authentic Thai fare and seasonally-inspired international dishes, all showcasing the distinctive harvests of local farmers. Guests can also enjoy al fresco dining on the adjacent courtyard surrounded by the  tropical gardens.

137 Pillars House


Cool Pools: Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo


By: Five Star Alliance

Relax by the pool with your favorite newspapers and magazines. Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo offers guests an exclusive
digital service with over 3,000 periodicals in 18 different languages. Guests can even borrow an e-readers from the hotel.

Book a stay at Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo>>


Free Nights at The Regent Grand Turks and Caicos


By: Five Star Alliance

The Regent Turks and CaicosThe Regent Grand occupies an unrivaled location, set among three aces of
lush landscaping and facing world renowned Grace Bay Beach. Luxury ocean
front suites boast ocean views, while the pool side villas overlook the
Italian inspired courtyard and mosaic pool. One, two, and three bedroom
suites are equipped with state-of-the-art fully equipped kitchens, and
living areas are furnished with high-quality sofas, LCD televisions, a
separate dining area, and private balconies or terraces. Hotel facilities
include a Concierge service, 24-hour security, flood-lit tennis court,
bikes, and Nautilus gym. The heated infinity edge swimming pool with two
adjacent Jacuzzi's and beach lounging facilities provide for relaxing
moments. The Vix Restaurant provides room, pool, and beach service. Spa
services, provided by Teona, can be arranged in the sanctuary of the spa or
in guest rooms. The Regent Grand is also the only hotel in Providenciales to
offer discounted golf at Provo Golf Club, our 18 hole championship golf
course. 

Right now, The Regent Grand has two great offers for guests who like to
golf. Guests can either book an oceanfront suite for four nights and pay for
three, or stay seven nights and pay for five. Not only are the room nights
free, but the offer also includes complimentary golf at Provo Golf Club, The
Turks and Caicos only 18-hole championship golf. A welcome drink and
breakfast are also included.

Book a stay at The Regent Grand >>


Ambassadors of the Environment at Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman


By: Five Star Alliance

The Ritz Carlton Grand CaymanJean-Michel Cousteau's Ambassadors of the Environment is an educational program dedicated to engaging people of all ages with their natural and cultural environment. Guests at The Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman can enjoy activities designed to deepen their appreciation for nature. Throughout these unique Caribbean eco-tours, the islands’ ecological resources become a natural classroom and living laboratory in which adults, families and kids learn while having fun at the same time. Each Grand Cayman Ambassadors of the Environment adventure begins upon arrival at Heritage House, a traditional island cottage showcasing Caymanian culture. The Ambassadors Naturalists can customize tours for groups of any size. There are customizable options geared towards kids, teens, adults, and the whole family. 

Available Activities Include:
-Coral reef presentations     
-Mangrove kayak adventures    
-Sunset mangrove kayaks    
-Night snorkels     
-Underwater photography snorkels   
-Shipwreck snorkel 
-Underwater videography snorkel    
-Fish frenzy snorkel
-Reef discovery snorkel
-Cayman snorkel odyssey

-Private guided telescope observations
-Seafloor submarine adventure

Book your Ambassador Adventure at Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman >>

 

 


A Great Rate at The Villas of Grand Cypress


By: Five Star Alliance

The Villas of Grand CypressThe Villas of Grand Cypress has newly Club Suites. Decor by Orlando-based interior designer Lori Rapport is a tranquil balance of contemporary and classic styles through thoughtful details and custom-made furnishings. Surrounded by calming natural elements like rich Zebrano wood and stacked stone, the roomy master bedroom comes with a choice of either one king bed or two double beds and separate sitting area. Enjoy views of the undulating green hills of the larger Grand Cypress resort and the peaceful property lakes from a private balcony or patio. The 650 square foot Club Suite offers a bathing experience beginning with a glass-surrounded shower including a European shower tower complete with body jets, hand held shower, and rain shower head. The bathroom also features a sculptural, deep-walled bathing vessel and custom quartz counters with double sinks, polished chrome Kohler faucets, and an illuminated mirror integrated with a 19" television.

Special Five Star Alliance Rate Includes:

-Club Suite

-$100 Resort Credit valid for food and beverage

Two-night minimum stay available, rates subject to availability.

Rates start at $359 per night. 

Book a stay at The Villas of Grand Cypress>>


Meet Thompson Playa del Carmen


By: Five Star Alliance

New to Five Star Alliance! Thompson Playa del Carmen brings not one, but two properties to this popular Mexican vacation spot.
This is the only Playa del Carmen hotel with locations on Quinta Avenida and the beach. Choose from a more classic luxury style
at the downtown location, or enjoy the intimate bohemian vibe at the Beach House. 

Thompson Playa del Carmen

Take advantage of opening offers including the Opening Deal Getaway featuring 20% off the best available rates.