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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.

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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Best Bathrooms: Casa Del Mar


By: Five Star Alliance

At Casa Del Mar, Italian marble bathrooms feature Hydrothermal massage tubs with glass shutters.

Casa del Mar

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Belmond Charleston Place: Charleston's Best Just Got Better


By: Five Star Alliance

Belmond Charleston PlaceLocated 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.Belmond Charleston Place

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 PlaceBelmond 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. 

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Cool Pools: La Cantera Hill Country Resort


By: Betsy LeTourneau

Make a splash at one of the reimagined resort pools at La Cantera Hill Country Resort. The main resort pool is the perfect spot for the entire family to enjoy complete with cabanas and delicious poolside snacks from Vista Grille. A separate kids pool includes a splash area for toddlers and two waterslides. For those seeking a sophisticated experience, the adults-only pool offers a secluded space with incredible Hill Country views, along with ten luxurious cabanas and a sophisticated poolside bar. 

La Cantera Hill Country Resort

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Image of the Day: Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort


By: Five Star Alliance

Hidden on a rocky outcrop along a secluded stretch of Sri Lanka's southernmost coastline, Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort boasts an unique location in a beautiful corner of the island. Set amidst a 42 acre coconut plantation and golden crescent shore with glorious Indian Ocean views, the resort offers a naturally exclusive hideaway for exotic beach life, as well as living out explorer dreams with easy access to iconic cultural sites, spectacular national parks, and whale watching destinations.

Anantara Tangalle Peace Haven Resort

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