In her recent e-newsletter Goop, Paltrow hails the Hotel Arts as a top hotel pick in Barcelona: "I adore the Arts. It is a big hotel done RIGHT. Amazing views, beautiful rooms, great service. It's where I bed down in Barcelona most of the time." With incredible vistas over Barcelona's beachfront and striking architecture, what's not to love? The hotel's collection of Spanish contemporary art is a tribute to a city adored as one of Europe's arts capitals. Don't miss a treatment at the hotel's Six Senses Spa, a duplex located on the 42nd and 43rd floors with heart-stopping panoramic views over the city and Mediterranean Sea. Special summer rates at the Hotel Arts Barcelona are available from July 1- August 28, 2009 and include deluxe accommodation for two people (children under 13 stay free) and American breakfast in Cafe Veranda. Priced from EUR 335 per night.
Thornbury, United Kingdom
Kings and queens have stayed here. Courtiers have flirted with ladies-in-waiting in the ancient yew-hedged gardens. Serving girls have chattered in the stone-flagged courtyard. Today, Thornbury Castle still resonates with history... more >>
Saint-Jean Cap-Ferrat, France
The Grand-Hôtel du Cap-Ferrat, a Four Seasons Hotels, entirely refurbished by Pierre-Yves Rochon, re-opened its doors on 15th May 2009 after 14 months of extension and refurbishment work. The new wing, the "Residence", created... more >>