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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 at Borgo Egnazia


By: Five Star Alliance

The chef personally selects products from his vegetable garden at Borgo Egnazia or purchases them at local markets, following a careful selection that favors quality and freshness. These local products are part of a cuisine with simple yet intense flavors. 

Borgo Egnazia

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Rooftop at The First Luxury Art Hotel


By: Five Star Alliance

The First Luxury Art Hotel Roma has a rooftop bar that allows you to dine outdoors if you would like to. It offers amazing views of the city and a romantic and lively atmosphere.

The First Luxury Art Hotel Roma

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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


Cool Pools: Le Meridien Tampa


By: Five Star Alliance

The outdoor pool at Le Meridien Tampa offers a relaxing environment to unwind after a day of traveling or exploring the attractions, galleries, and restaurants in Tampa. Relax in a lounge chair by the pool and soak up the warm Florida sun before cooling off in the crystal clear blue pool water. The pool is located behind the hotel on the ground level. Guests may access the pool by taking the hotel service elevator to Level One. There is no lifeguard on duty at this pool and it is open year-round.

Le Meridien Tampa

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Where to Eat: Ashford Castle


By: Five Star Alliance

Creative cooking, inspired use of seasonal ingredients and an innovative menu await you at Ashford Castle.
Chef Stefan Matz has received many accolades for his culinary expertise and has developed an impressive
choice of four unique dining experiences, each with its inimitable style and ambience.

Ashford Castle

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Dining al Fresco: Four Seasons Santa Barbara Biltmore


By: Five Star Alliance

The Four Seasons Santa Barbara Biltmore is a one of a kind true gem in Santa Barbara’s history of lavish upscale resorts.  It was built in the 1920's as a retreat for movie stars and the rich and famous as a way to get away from the busy LA scene just 90 miles to the south.  The hotel and outdoor dining deck is strategically located right on the ocean and just minutes away from the many downtown Santa Barbara events and activities. Lunch or dine in the beautifully landscaped grounds filled with majestic palms, flower gardens, and cypress trees.

Four Seasons Santa Barbara Biltmore

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Did You Know? Post Hotel


By: Five Star Alliance

The Post Hotel
The Post Hotel's wine cellar is located adjacent to the Lake Louise Dining Room and has an inventory of over 25,500 bottles and more than 2300 selections of the finest wines available. Thanks to the efforts of Lake Louise Hotel owner George Schwarz, the wine list at the Post has become one of the most comprehensive in the country and continues to impress dining room guests. Since 2002, Wine Spectator, the authoritative wine magazine of North America, has awarded the Post Hotel its highest honour – The  "Grand Award." It is one of only four restaurants in Canada to achieve this recognition, which is regarded as the pinnacle of restaurant success worldwide.

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Image of the day: Bardessono


By: Five Star Alliance

62 luxurious guest rooms in downtown Yountville, each designed for private in-room spa services.
A restaurant based on local, farm-fresh ingredients. A rooftop pool for lounging and dining. Carbon
fiber bicycles, on-site producing gardens, and the inspired taste of artisan-crafted coffee.
Bardessono is all this as well as a significant national model of green building and operating practices.

Bardessono

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Fine Dining and Other Culinary Adventures at Constance Le Prince Maurice


By: Five Star Alliance

Constance Le Prince Maurice Archipel RestaurantCulinary choices at Constance Le Prince Maurice are just as terrific as the resort itself. To start, guests can savor fine dining and discover Constance's philosophy of food with a light Mauritian twist at Archipel restaurant. Here, beautifully crafted food is served in an elegant setting with a view out across the beach or the infinity pool. Wine pairings add an additional flavor to the meal. It is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It offers a la carte menus and themed buffet dinners. A new wine cellar adjoining the Archipel restaurant has a capacity of 25,000 bottles from around the world. The cellar includes a dedicated area for wine tasting accompanied by cheese and charcuterie.Constance Le Prince Maurice Le Barachois Floating Seafood Restaurant

Le Barachois is an unique floating seafood restaurant comprised of five decks, located amongst the natural fish reserve, which is reached via a wooden pathway. Le Barachois overlooks the lagoon with an unspoiled view of a mountain range - the sunset is breathtaking. It is an incredible spot with a beautiful and peaceful atmosphere where guests can enjoy an aperitif before dinner while listening to relaxing music and enjoying the beauty of the surroundings. The restaurant is open for dinner only.

Asian Restaurant. situated in the Laguna Bar area, offers for lunch and dinner a selection of sushi, sashimi, maki, and dim-sum as well as other Asian specialities.

Constance Le Prince Maurice Laguna BarSituated in the main building, The Laguna Bar overlooks the pool and the beach and has two sundecks. The bar serves perfectly mixed cocktails and has live entertainment every night.

The trendy Lotus Lounge Bar is located in the main building, adjacent to Archipel restaurant. It is ideal for an aperitif before dinner and after dinner drinks in an elegant and intimate atmosphere. 

 

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Dining Al Fresco: Marmara Bodrum


By: Five Star Alliance

Enjoy delectable dishes at Marmara Bodrum's Tuti Restaurant as watch the romantic
rose-coloured sky at sunset and the first city lights of Bodrum as the evening sets in.

Marmara Bodrum

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