Tower23 Hotel - San Diego, CA, USA
Minutes away from downtown San Diego and its exclusive resort community of La Jolla, Tower23 Hotel invites its visitors to immerse themselves into the city’s beach lifestyle. Outfitted with sleek, contemporary furnishings and upscale amenities, the hotel’s luxurious interiors echo its lovely oceanfront setting, with plenty of light and a delicate palette of sea and sand shades. A very special feature is the sophisticated Tower Deck, where visitors can enjoy Southern California’s cocktail scene at its finest.
Hotel Thoumieux - Paris, France
With its lovingly restored historic brasserie and gorgeous Michelin-starred Jean-François Piège restaurant, it’s no wonder Hotel Thoumieux is primarily known for its outstanding food scene. Nevertheless, this culinary temple situated in the heart of Paris’ 17th arrondissement, on the Left Bank, is complemented by 15 charming rooms designed by M/M Paris and architect India Mahdavi in an eclectic fusion of country home meets Paris chic. The hotel is a creation of hotelier-restaurateur Thierry Costes and Chef Jean-François Piège.
The Betsy - Miami Beach, FL, USA
With its abundance of art, culture and charity programs, The Betsy in the heart of Miami Beach’s pulsating Ocean Drive is much more than the usual luxury South Beach hotel. Intimate and refined, the property offers 61 rooms and suites where classic colonial design, artful touches and state-of-the-art technology blend seamlessly to create an ambiance of relaxed sophistication. Among the hotel’s extraordinary facilities are: the Writer’s Room - a special place designed especially for writers and other creative types, a sensational deck where lies Miami’s only open-air rooftop spa, BLT-Steak - a fine dining restaurant that resembles a modern American Steakhouse and B-Bar - a stylish underground bar.
Hotel Alfonso XIII - Seville, Spain
One of the city’s iconic Mudejar monuments, the legendary Hotel Alfonso XIII Seville is the work of local architect Jose Espinau Munoz, who, at the command of King Alfonso XIII of Spain, intended to build the grandest hotel in Europe, one designed to host the 1928 Ibero-American Exposition’s most prestigious guests. Now beautifully renovated, the property offers modern comforts and luxurious accommodation in three types of suites: enchanting Andaluz Rooms with stunning Seville views, lavishly decorated Moorish Rooms and elegant Castillian Rooms appointed with sophisticated Spanish decors and inspiring Baroque details. Moreover, the hotel boasts a stunning courtyard restaurant and a glamorous American bar.
The Vanderbilt Grace - Newport, RI, USA
A charming 1909 property in Newport, Rhode Island, The Vanderbilt Grace welcomes its guests with 33 boutique-style rooms and suites, fine dining restaurants and a richness of luxury facilities such as spa and wellness centre, outdoor and indoor pools as well as a wonderful setting for weddings and other special events. The décor throughout the mansion is an exquisite combination of historic and contemporary accents, with elegant furnishings, stylish color scheme and outstanding attention to detail.
Hotel Saint Cecilia - Austin, TX, USA
Comprising five individually designed suites, three spacious studios and six poolside bungalows, Saint Cecilia is a music and poetry infused hotel in Austin’s cultural South Congress district. Named after the patron saint of music and poetry, the estate stands out for its vintage, creative interiors inspired from the art world of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Each accommodation comes equipped with a Geneva sound system, a handcrafted bed by Hastens and ingenious design pieces.
Las Alcobas - Mexico
Enjoying a central location in Mexico City’s upscale Polanco neighborhood, Las Alcobas welcomes its guests in 35 exquisitely designed guestrooms that range from modern, elegant spaces appointed with plush amenities to splendid ultra-spacious suites with lavish spa bathrooms and exquisite decors. In addition to its fashionable Yabu Pushelberg-designed interiors, this classy boutique hotel offers luxurious Mexican-inspired spa facilities and fine dining in two wonderful gourmet restaurants.