May 24, 2014
By: Five Star Alliance
Originally built in the style of the Belle Epoque, the mansion that is the Hotel B Lima served as a seaside retreat during the presidency of Augusto Leguia in the 1920's. Its architectural features and flair capture the celebratory spirit of Peru's centennial, which permeated life in the capital city throughout the era of its construction. Famed French architect Claude Sahut, lauded for his work remodeling portions of the Government Palace, along with many of Lima's main avenues, parks, theaters, and other public buildings and spaces, was originally commissioned to design the property as a summer retreat for the Garcia Bedoya family.
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Pier One Sydney Harbour is nestled alongside the Sydney Harbour Bridge and offers magnificent panoramic views of Sydney Harbour, Pier One Sydney Harbour is built on and over the water. The private pontoon provides the ideal launching pad to access all the great sights of Sydney Harbour. One of the very few Sydney hotels set in the heart of The Rocks, this boutique hotel allows easy access to Sydney's historic dining and entertainment precinct as well as Sydney Central Business District (CBD).
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Kessler Canyon is nestled on 27,000 acres of private mountain property. Kessler Canyon’s Guesthouse includes six private rooms, each with original artwork, hand-crafted juniper furniture and amazing mountain and stream views. The Homestead features nine private rooms which can accommodate up to 18 guests, along with a spacious wrap-around porch and outdoor fireplace overlooking the lake and apple orchard.
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Ideally located within walking distance of Monaco's most renowned tourist attractions, Le Meridien Beach Plaza
hotel is a serene place to stay in Monte Carlo, in a chic and contemporary atmosphere. There's even a private beach.
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Villa d'Este was where legendary director Alfred Hitchcock decided to do his first movie. That stay happened in 1925 and the movie was titled The Pleasure Garden. Hitchcock was a big fan of the waterfront hotel. He often spent his September vacations relaxing on Lake Como.
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Kivotos Clubhotel Deluxe offers candlelit dining right on the beach.
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Park Hyatt Tokyo features a 26x65 foot (8x20 metre) Sky Pool. Stunning panoramic views of Tokyo and a snow-peaked Mount Fuji can be seen through the floor-to-ceiling glass walls from the surrounding deck chairs. Club On The Park offers classes in aqua exercise and aqua walking which rotate every six months. After a swim, guests may enjoy soothing drinks and light refreshments from the poolside menu.
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Room service is notorious for being expensive No matter the price, burgers are a world-wide room service staple. Here's a sampling of how much a burger will run you at eight luxury hotels worldwide. Keep in mind that most hotels also charge some combination of a service charge, gratuity, tax, or a delivery fee.
Hotel Palomar Chicago dishes up an all-American cheeseburger for $17 and a wild mushroom veggie burger for $14.
US Grant Hotel in San Diego has a Grant Grill Burger. It comes on a potato bun with aged Goat Gouda, onion marmalade, Iceberg lettuce, confit tomatoes, and pickles. All those toppings will run you $17.
The Metropolitan Bangkok offers a choice of a Lentil and 7 grain burger with tomato salsa, avocado and sprouts for 390 baht ($12) or the met burger made of black angus beef patties and topped with prosciutto, tomato, lettuce, and bbq onions. It costs 580 Baht ($18).
Hard Rock at Universal Orlando Resort offers what they call a "legendary 10 oz. burger." It is topped with seasoned bacon, two slices of cheddar cheese, a fried onion ring, lettuce, tomato, and pickle. It has a side of fries and costs $18.
Park Hyatt Tokyo has a grilled hamburger or cheeseburger for ¥ 2,200 ($22).
Trump International Hotel Tower in New York has a grilled hamburger that is served with a Mesclun Salad and French Fries $26.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (pictured left) charges $18 for the basic burger, But adding toppings such as bacon, cheese, and egg can push the price up to $30. The basic burger features tomato, lettuce, avocado, butter pickle, and Basil pesto aioli. It is served on bacon cheddar bread and comes with a market fresh fruit salad.
The Dorchester in London offers The Dorchester trufﬂed beef burger for £39.50 ($66.50). It is served with trufﬂe mayonnaise, trufﬂe shavings and pan fried foie grass. Also on the menu is a grilled beef burger or cheese burger in a sesame bun with lettuce and barbecue sauce for £21.50 ($36).
Abano Ritz Spa and Wellbeing Resort has a new hydroRelax pool, with a focus on pleasure and well-being in thermal water in the lush green of the park. In the hydroRelax pool guests can experiment with the benefits of different hydro-massage jets thanks to two casks with crossed hydro-massage jets (energetic hydro-massage on different muscles of the body and a beneficial effect on circulation), two cervical hydro-massage beds (full-body massage of medium intensity that stimulates and oxygenates the skin), one cervical fountain (relaxing and tension-releasing effects on the cervical vertebra), and one hydro-massage bench (good activation of circulation on a lumbar level).
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May 19, 2014
By: Five Star Alliance
Danat Al Ain Resort is nestled amid lush greenery and beautiful gardens, and features luxurious accommodations, lavish resort-style features, including three pools, a 24-hour fitness centre, spa, and engaging children’s activities.
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