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Hotel President Wilson Geneva - Splendid views on Lake Geneva
'16 oct 17
President Wilson  
Geneva
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Situated on the Leman lake shore in Switzerland and named for the United States’ 28th president, Hotel President Wilson is one of the most beautiful places to stay in Geneva, facing the extraordinary Mont-Blanc. Just steps away from the most beautiful parks and boutiques of the Rue du Rhône, guests ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Patrick Hellmann Schlosshotel - Aristocracy in Berlin
'16 jul 5
Patrick Hellmann  
Schlosshotel
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This luxury boutique hotel is based right in the heart of Berlin’s prestigious Grunewald district. Stylish designed interiors by Karl Lagerfeld, and personal service, create a travel haven for visitors to Berlin. All travelers are welcomed with a complimentary drink of their choice and will feel like VIP guests from ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Berlin  Germany  West Europe
Aman Venice - Grand Canal Hotel
'16 may 5
Aman Venice  
Grand Canal
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In a beautiful city made up of 118 small islands, there are plenty of wonderful accommodations to choose from. But if you want a truly unique experience in Venice, the Aman Venice - Grand Canal Hotel is the perfect spot. Situated in a 16th-century palazzo on the Grand Canal, the ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Venice  Italy  West Europe
Belmond Hotel Cipriani
'16 mar 15
Belmond Hotel  
Cipriani
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With over 450 palaces and 177 canals, Venice is a beautiful city in Italy and the accommodations at the Belmond are fit to match. Located at the tip of Giudecca Island, this hotel offers a complimentary 24-hour boat service to transport guests to and from Piazzetta San Marco (St Mark’s ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Venice  Italy  West Europe
Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
'16 jan 19
Four Seasons  
Hotel Lion Palace
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Completed in 1820 as a residence for Princess Lobanova-Rostovskaya and later home to Russia’s Ministry of Defense, this Four Seasons hotel is steeped in history and culture. With high ceilings, marble bathrooms and 24/7 room service, guests will certainly feel like royalty in this lavish setting. This hotel is popularly ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace
Grand Ferdinand
'15 dec 15
Grand  
Ferdinand
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Located in Vienna, Austria, the Grand Ferdinand is a relatively new luxury hotel centrally set near many sightseeing interests, shops and eateries. The Grand Ferdinand was once the headquarters of Veitscher Magnesitwerke (a manufacturer of heat-resistant refractory products). Its director was Dr. Hans Lauda, grandfather of Formula One world champion ...
Accomodation types: Design   Luxury
Location: Vienna  Austria  West Europe
Gran Hotel La Florida Barcelona
'15 dec 10
Gran Hotel  
La Florida
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This hotel has been called “one of the most prestigious in Spain”, why? Well, it has a history of attracting some of the icons of the 20th Century like Jimmy Stewart and Hemingway. It was also a favorite among the European royals who always lead the way in style. Built ...
Accomodation types: Luxury
Location: Barcelona  Spain  West Europe
Saint James Paris
'15 oct 8
Saint James  
Paris
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The Saint James Paris is an especially rare find as one of the last of the chateau style hotels in Paris. Burrowed amid landscaped gardens, this property has borne witness to many events since it served as a residence of Napoleon III, the first hot-air balloon airfield in the city, ...
Accomodation types: Chateau   Luxury
Location: Paris  France  West Europe
Ardanaiseig Hotel in Scotland
'15 sep 23
Ardanaiseig  
Hotel
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As you approach the Ardanaiseig Hotel, you can feel the magic and lore of the Scottish highlands. Located on the shores of Loch Awe and in the shadow of Ben Cruachan, the land on which the hotel stands is steeped in local myths and legends. As you walk the halls ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Villa
Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo
'15 aug 21
Hotel Metropole  
Monte-Carlo
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The Hotel Metropole, Monte-Carlo exemplifies how old-world glamour blends with contemporary allure to attract visitors from around the world. Originally built in 1886 on land reclaimed from Pope Leon XIII, the hotel became a testament to unpretentious elegance. Upon completion of the most recent renovation in 2004, it established a ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Spa
Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo
'15 aug 19
Hotel  
Hermitage
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The Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo holds a historical and geographical place of prominence within Monaco. Perched on the Mediterranean Sea, the hotel provides breathtaking views of the picturesque waterfront. This hotel has offered guests a serene and lighthearted atmosphere since the early 1900s, while also becoming a premier destination for wine ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Wine
Samode Palace
'15 may 5
Samode  
Palace
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The maharaja’s palace that is now the Samode Palace hotel is the perfect blend of antiquity and modernity. Over 300 years ago, the palace was home to the ruling family of Samode, in the heart of Rajasthan, just outside Jaipur. Its luxury has transcended time with mirror tiled halls, mural ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jaipur  India  South Asia
Ashford Castle
'15 mar 16
Ashford  
Castle
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If you want to travel about 800 years back in time, you need to visit the picturesque halls and grounds of Ashford Castle. It is a magnificent castle that was built in 1228 and is set on 350 acres of sprawling woodlands on the shores of Lough Corrib (Corrib Lake). ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury
Location: Cong  Ireland  West Europe
Umaid Bhawan Palace Hotel
'15 jan 22
Umaid Bhawan  
Palace
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The Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is an historical site, first constructed in 1928 and placed above the desert capital of Jodhpur. It was originally a palace and the last of the great palaces of India. Besides twenty-six acres of lush foliage and gardens, the palace hotel also features art-deco ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace
Location: Jodhpur  India  South Asia
Hampton Court Palace
'14 may 5
Hampton Court  
Palace
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*Divorced, Beheaded, Made Pies* Hampton Court is one of only two surviving palaces once owned by legendary English king, Henry VIII. In fact it was originally meant for the king’s favourite, Thomas Wolsey but he fell from grace and was executed. Since then the palace had been owned by the ...
Accomodation types: Palace   Traditional
Location: London  England  West Europe
Pera Palace Hotel Jumeirah
'13 jul 30
Pera Palace  
Hotel
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*Historic Hotel of the Old Elite* The historic Pera Palace Hotel held its opening ball in 1895. Its clientele often arrived on the Orient Express train and, over the years, the hotel hosted such luminaries as Atatürk, Agatha Christie, Ernest Hemingway and Greta Garbo. Recently, it has undergone a full ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Palace   Spa
Location: Istanbul  Turkey  East Europe
Hotel Union Øye
'13 jul 26
Hotel Union  
Øye
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*Old School European Elegance* This Norwegian hotel was opened in 1891 to cater for the crème-de-la-crème of European society. Over the years it hosted Queen Wilhelmina of Holland, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany, King Oscar II, Queen Maud and King Haakon VII. In 1989 the hotel was restored to its ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Traditional
Location: Øye  Norway  West Europe
The Blue Train - The most luxurious train
'13 apr 22
The Blue  
Train
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The multi-award winning Blue Train is a luxury train which takes you from Pretoria to Cape Town through Africa’s most delicious scenery. The journey is a long one, 27 hours, but it will feel way too short to you encapsulated as you are in a suite that is as luxurious ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Moving   Train
Location: Cape Town  South Africa  Africa
Kasbah Tamadot – Rock the Kasbah
'13 jan 2
Kasbah  
Tamadot
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Kasbah Tamadot is part of Richard Branson's portfolio of unique retreats. It is a traditional Moroccan castle in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. The Kasbah is surrounded by scented gardens, terraces and staircases and maintains traditional glamour. You can stay in the Berber Tent suites which are in the ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury   Traditional
Location: Marrakech  Morocco  Africa
Thorngrove Manor Hotel – Happily Ever After
'12 dec 5
Thorngrove  
Manor
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This five star getaway is riddled with charm and baroque flourishes. It’s the attention to detail that makes the difference: amazing plaster flourishes, rare 19th Century porcelain and tapestries decorate your room. All the furniture is antique or made by traditional artisans - the four poster beds are hand carved ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Fairytale   Luxury
Location: Stirling  Australia  Oceania
Hotel Palacio Estoril
'12 oct 12
Hotel Palacio  
Estoril
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It’s 1930 in Portugal’s Estoril Coast, popular with the rich and famous. A new grand hotel has just been opened. It will become home to Europe’s jetsetters for the next hundred years. Yes, even today it has a dedicated ‘Royal Wing’ for when their most aristocratic guests turn up for ...
Accomodation types: Luxury   Movie
Location: Estoril  Portugal  West Europe
Sintra Castle Hotel - Tivoli Palácio de Seteais
'12 aug 13
Sintra  
Castle Hotel
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‘I must just observe that the village of Cintra in Estremadura is the most beautiful in the world’. Not my words but the words of Lord Byron, one of the world’s my dashing romantic poets. The romantic style of Sintra Castle Hotel is typical of 18th Century Royal residences. You ...
Accomodation types: Castle   Luxury
Location: Sintra  Portugal  West Europe