Hotel Hugo - New York City, NY, USA
With its stylish, industrial-inspired design, exquisite Italian restaurant, and glamorous rooftop cocktail lounge overlooking the striking New York City skyline, Hotel Hugo is one of SoHo’s most exclusive addresses. Accommodation is offered in refined loft-style suites decorated with bespoke Italian furnishings and luxurious bathrooms.
Mama Shelter - Marseille, France
Established in 2012 right in the heart of the city, Mama Shelter Marseille welcomes its guests in 127 affordable Philippe Starck-designed rooms with bright and trendy Mediterranean-flavored decors. Oozing urban chic, the serene accommodation units are elegant without being fussy, and the supremely comfortable beds make sleeping a dream. Packed with quirky details, the hotel’s eclectic public spaces provide plenty of entertaining and socializing opportunities.
Hotel Palafitte - Neuchatel, Switzerland
Picturesquely located on the shores of Lake Neuchâtel, about 30 min from Bern, Switzerland, Hotel Palafitte is Europe’s only overwater bungalow hotel and an architectural gem in its own right. Built for the Swiss Expo.02, it offers deluxe accommodation in tastefully designed on-land suites and exquisite lake pavilions appointed with elegant, contemporary furnishings, stylish bathrooms, and avant-garde technology features. The hotel’s classy restaurant serves refined local cuisine along with magnificent lake views.
NU Hotel Brooklyn - New York City, NY, USA
Nestled in the heart of one of New York City’s most creative boroughs, NU Hotel Brooklyn is a reflection of the neighborhood’s originality and thriving art scene. Accommodation is offered in trendy, loft-inspired rooms that range from Urban Suites fitted with contemporary décor, plush bedding, and hi-tech amenities to special guestrooms decorated with cool floor-to-ceiling murals by ingenious Brooklyn-based artists. The design is a fresh mix of style, comfortable simplicity, and quirky details, so expect anything from a blackboard in the bathroom to a swaying hammock in the sleek sitting area.
Trump Ocean Club International Hotel & Tower Panama
Housed in Central America’s tallest building and offering stunning views of Panama Bay and the Pacific, the high-end Trump Hotel Panama is the epitome of oceanfront luxury and sophistication. Appointed with all the five-star necessities, the rooms and suites boast crisp, modern décor, floor-to-ceiling sliding doors that open onto glorious balconies, as well as a stylish, upbeat vibe that makes you feel good. Needless to say, the hotel is a gourmet’s delight, with a wonderful variety of dining experiences. A very special feature is the spectacular rooftop terrace with its 5 glittering pools, elegant restaurant, and sweeping ocean vistas.
Farm 215 Nature Retreat - South Africa
Tucked away in a remote corner of Western Cape, South Africa, Farm 215 is a private nature reserve with comfortable eco-friendly accommodation, countless outdoor activities, and a restaurant serving wonderful, locally sourced food and wine. Guests can choose to stay either in the homestead’s inviting and traditionally decorated guestrooms, or in the contemporary fynbos suites. These spacious freestanding structures have a light, open-plan design with high-end finishes and sweeping views of the Agulhas Plains.
Built by Benetti in 2012, Ulysses is a 183.73ft / 56m luxurious motor yacht with sumptuous interiors, bold exterior styling by esteemed naval architect Stefano Natucci, and high-end amenities that range from water toys to deck Jacuzzi, Wi-Fi, and outdoor cinema. Designed to accommodate up to 12 guests, the vessel features lavishly furnished living and dining areas as well as 6 luxurious staterooms decorated in a grand, classic style. The yacht is currently available for charter in the Caribbean during the winter and Western Mediterranean in the summer months with Fraser Yachts.