URBN Hotel Shanghai - China
Snuggled in the heart of Shanghai’s shopping and nightlife hub, China’s first carbon neutral hotel is a sleek and smart boutique establishment with 26 distinctive rooms fashioned from the industrial spaces of a former factory warehouse. Elaborated by New York-based Jay Godfrey, the design is a mix of recycled wood materials and contemporary, minimalist styling with sharp lines and soothing colors. The hotel’s beautiful rooms are appointed with stone bathtubs and the latest gadgetry, while the stylish Downstairs restaurant offers global cuisine both indoor and alfresco.
Hotel Jules Cesar - Arles, France
Housed in a 17th century Carmelite convent in Arles, Provence, the exclusive Hotel Jules Cesar welcomes guests with 52 luxurious rooms and suites, magnificent gardens, and an eclectic restaurant devoted to classic Provencal cuisine. Conceived by Christian Lacroix, the property’s exquisite interior design is half royal opulence, half monastic rigor, and all accommodations dazzle in rare antiques, sumptuous fabrics, and inspiring murals.
Delano Las Vegas - NV, USA
Situated right on the Strip, Delano Las Vegas is a new addition to Sin City’s fabulous hotel scene. Featuring warm shades of cream, golden, and white along with boulders brought from the Mojave, the property’s desert-inspired interior design is as stylish and sophisticated as it can be. In terms of accommodation there are 1,117 luxurious suites, all decorated in pure whites and neutrals, with separate sitting areas, plush spa-style baths, and all sorts of glamorous touches. Dining options are extraordinary and range from Alain Ducasse’s famed Mix to the enchanting Della’s Kitchen with its “historic farmhouse meets urban kitchen” concept. Two classy lounge bars, a state-of-the-art spa, and a wide range of high-end business facilities complement the hotel’s services.
Palacio Astoreca Hotel - Chile
Located in the UNESCO-designated city of Valparaiso, Chile, the newly renovated Palacio Astoreca Hotel features 23 individually designed rooms, each with its own antique-meets-modern décor and superb views over the bay. Special features include a sleek spa with swimming pool, and the refined Alegre Restaurant, led by Francisco Araya, a talented chef whose experience includes stints at Ferrán Adria’s El Bulli and Luis Andoni Aduriz’s Mugaritz, as well as co-founding the Michelin- starred restaurant 81 in Tokyo.
Hotel Sahrai - Fes, Morocco
Created by French designer Christophe Pillet, Hotel Sahrai is an exquisite 50-room property perched in the hills overlooking the UNESCO-listed Medina of Fes. And although the style is refreshingly contemporary, the tasteful design with its grandiose arches, marble-paved public spaces, and discreet yet elaborately carved walls, retains all the magic and majesty of the Arab world. The hotel’s modern rooms and suites come with exquisite glass-walled bathrooms and sumptuous fabrics in soft shades and textures. Additional amenities include a luxurious Givenchy spa, a panoramic infinity pool, and a lovely choice of eating and drinking venues.
Casa En Las Rocas - Mexico
Set along the splendid Mexican Riviera in Troncones, Casa En Las Rocas enjoys its own infinity pool and private, unspoilt beach. Conceived by renowned architect Enrique Zozaya, the villa features a stunning design that blends African, Indonesian, and Mexican styles to create a unique, luxurious retreat. The sleek rooms have tasteful, eclectic decors with state-of-the-art technology and ethnic patterns, and the chic outdoor spaces range from a sprawling traditional Palapa to oceanfront sitting/dining areas and lovely open-air showers.
The Rothschild 71 - Tel Aviv, Israel
A chic collection of luxury suites and residences, The Rothschild 71 offers both short stays and long term accommodation in the heart of pulsating Tel Aviv. Dining is a Middle Eastern affair with an Italian twist, and guests have the opportunity to choose from a variety of room styles, from bright, cozy studios to ultra-stylish penthouse suites equipped with glorious rooftop terraces. All contemporary accommodation units are beautifully designed and appointed with all modern comforts.