Tag Archives: boutique hotel

HIDDEN GEM IN CHIANG MAI – RAYA HERITAGE HOTEL

NATURAL BEAUTY – set on the banks of the ping river in chiang mai, RAYA HERITAGE is a hotel which brings simplicity & serenity into the lives of its visitors. an epitome of elegant & luxury, the entire property gives one a glimpse of paradise for discovering the unique charms of the region. inspired by […]

THE IMPRINT by MVRDV

WONDERBOX – MVRDV’s THE IMPRINT, a dual structured entertainment facility, sits as the centrepiece of a new tourist hub in incheon near seoul, south korea. the sibling buildings, the WONDERBOX and nightclub, share an architectural language; both becoming an echo of their family, the immediate surrounding buildings. a golden spot floating over the building and the […]

CASA COOK CHANIA HOTEL by THOMAS COOK

LAID-BACK LUXE FOR KINDRED SPIRITS – CASA COOK CHANIA HOTEL is cocooned by the hillside on a pristine stretch of cretan coast, the ancient city of CHANIA is awash with stories and secrets. it is here, in Crete’s most evocative city, that the CASA COOK story continues – this time, with our first bespoke family-friendly […]

PARADISO IBIZA ART HOTEL by CONCEPT HOTEL GROUP

MIAMI VIBE – strategically located on the main avenue of san antonio bay, in an idyllic enclave near the best beaches on the island. PARADISO IBIZA art hotel seeks to be scoundrel and transgressor, from the aesthetic approach to the content. they want to surprise you, seduce you and fall in love so that you […]

ROOMERS MUNICH HOTEL – AN AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION HOTELS

IT EMBRACES A LOVE OF LIFE & THE PASSION TO SHARE IT – ROOMERS MUNICH is the latest visionary project of MICKY ROSEN & ALEX URSEANU GEKKO GROUP developed to a real brand in frankfurts hospitality & gastronomy industries. tucked behind the landmark augustiner’s brewery in the growing westend neighborhood, the contemporary ROOMERS MUNICH HOTEL […]

HOTEL BOCAGE HUA HIN by ARCHITECT DUANGRIT BUNNAG

SIMPLISTIC, AUTHENTIC, UN-COMPROMISED EXPERIENCE – HOTEL BOCAGE HUA HIN defies tradition and brings a unique experience to hua hin in the surrounds of the trend setting lifestyle mall, SEENSPACE. with the ethos of “A LIFE WELL SPENT”, HOTEL BOCAGE, may be small, but it’s thinking big when it comes to luxury. the acclaimed thai architect, […]

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – THE FLEMING HONG KONG by A WORK OF SUBSTANCE

EXPERIENCING HONG KONG IN AN ORIGINAL WAY – THE FLEMING HONG KONG HONG KONG’s urban boutique hotel in the heart of wanchai. a stylish, neighbourhood hangout for those in the know who don’t just want to visit HONG KONG, but be plugged in to the life of the city. each of their rooms has been thoughtfully designed […]

HOUSE OF FINN JUHL HOTEL HAKUBA

THE FIRST OF ITS KIND – THE COMBINATION OF INSPIRING, DANISH INTERIOR, THE JAPANESE NATURE & ORGANIC, LOCAL PRODUCTS the FINN JUHL HOTEL in HAKUBA is the first of its kind. it has been our mission to create a hotel where danish interior design constitutes the foundation of a truly unique hotel experience in JAPAN. […]

HIDDEN GEM IN MARRACKECH’S UNESCO LISTED MEDINA – LA SULTANA MARRACKECH

EXPERIENCING MARRACKECH IN AN AUTHENTIC WAY – summer in marrackech can be tough because of the weather, it was awfully hot during the day at 44-48C :-(. we were touring the whole morocco starting from marrackech,  and end at casablanca for more than 2 weeks. it turned out it was the right choice all because we […]

THE WAREHOUSE HOTEL SINGAPORE by ASYLUM

A HOTEL REFLECTS HERITAGES & LOCAL CULTURE – THE WAREHOUSE HOTEL – a 19th-century “godown” (a warehouse, especially one in southeast asia or east africa) has been renovated into an unique boutique hotel that reflects heritages & local culture in the vibrant neighborhood of R. and it was designed by local design studio ASYLUM ………….. ENJOY!!! if you like […]

COMO THE TREASURY IN PERTH by KERRY HILL

HERITAGE REMAINS – YES, it’s in PERTH, AUSTRALIA!!! can u believe it? i’m sure you will have one more reason to visit PERTH soon :-) this fabulous state building at st.georges terrace is recently revitalized by leading architect, KERRY HILL and turned into a subtle elegant hotel with understated decor in great taste ……. COMO THE TREASURY, PERTH ……. ENJOY!!! […]

HOTEL HOTEL at NEWACTON in CANBERRA

SUSTAINABILITY at a glance   HOTEL HOTEL, a place for people people. a 68 rooms hotel occupies 3 levels of the NISHI building ( arts & culture precinct ) at NEWACTON in CANBERRA, australia.  interior design wise, it was a great collaboration by various artists, designers & makers, overseen by awarded-architect-firms FENDER KATSALIDIS ARCHITECTS & SUPPOSE […]

DAS STUE hotel – former royal danish embassy in BERLIN

DESIGN meets ART in BERLIN DAS STUE hotel consisting of an historical portion and a new addition by potsdam-based AXTHELM ARCHITECTS nested in the embassy district. a landmarked 1930’s structure, former ROYAL DANISH EMBASSY turned into a luxury design hotel. the fabulous interior design is by well-known architect PATRICIA URQUIOLA and furnished by the finest european’s  furnitures – […]

J.K. PLACE ROMA

YOUR NEXT DESALINATED LUXURY HOTEL in ROME J.K. PLACE ROMA is the latest luxury residential-style boutique hotel sits in the heart of the ROME, right in between FIUME TEVERE river & spainsh steps, and just a short walk from the famous TREVI FOUNTAIN …… a quiet heaven near those tourist attractions by avant-garde hotelier ORI KAFRI, […]

UNCONVENTIONAL CHIC HOTEL – THE LINE, LOS ANGELES

THE LINE at WILSHIRE & NORMANDIE this unconventional chic hotel is a unique collaboration between SYDELL GROUP (developer of NO MAD, ACE NEW YORK, THE SAGUARO PALM SPRINGS) , ROY CHOI (awarded creator of the gourmet KOREAN TACO TRUCK -KOGI), SEAN KNIBB (designer) and many many parties in the most happening area KOREATOWN, L.A.     the mid-century building […]

your next hotel in CAPE TOWN – POD hotel

BAREFOOT LUXURY welcome to CAPE TOWN. its frequented by celebrities and alive with culture. POD is located in the idyllic seaside suburb of CAMPS BAY, one of the world’s most desirable destinations. this wall-glassed boutique hotel with loungers on the beach is definitely your chic + smart choice. just only 25 mins from cape town […]

HABITA MTY hotel in SAN PEDRO, MEXICO

EDGY + DESIGN ORIENTED luxury hotel HABITA MTY is the only design hotel in northern mexico, located in the residential area of SAN PEDRO. it sets apart by the rest, due to its modern architecture & all black-and-white interiors combined with amazing view of the SIERRA MADRE MOUNTAINS. this hotel is definitely my cup of tea, […]

SO POSH – EL PALAUET LIVING BARCELONA

‘ modern classic apartment / hotel ‘ at the heart of barcelona – passeig de gracia no matter you are heading to barcelona for GAUDI’s works or non-stop shopping at passeig de gracia? this 1920 art deco building fitted with modern classic decor & techs would be your top choice. the look is definitely arresting, it’s […]

THE WATERHOUSE – SHAHGHAI

‘ cutting-edge design ‘ hotel in shanghai at south bund if you consider yourself as global traveller with sense of design  + adores designer’s furnitures with minimal aesthetic. also tired of being around with “average taste” travellers, you definitely would love this industrial chic decor hotel ” THE WATERHOUSE “. less is more in decor but filled […]

photo du jour – athens, greece

travelling pix taken near astir beach, athens ……… so glad that i was staying in that area and away from all tourists :-P !! stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

CITIZEN M HOTEL – LONDON BANKSIDE

‘ AFFORDABLE LUXURY ‘ hotel in central london if you are a big fan of VITRA’s furnitures, you definitely would love this hotel. CITIZEN M hotels would be one of my favourite hotel groups in europe. it’s a new hotel group with innovative concept to create affordable luxury for the people. (by “the people“, they mean a smart […]

GRACE SANTORINI – GREECE

FANCY A ROMANTIC MOMENT IN SANTORINI NEXT SUMMER? GRACE SANTORINI is my favourite hotel in santorini, it perched above the caldera with breathtaking panoramic view. i was stunned when i saw this iconic + well-designed pool while i was choosing hotel to stay at santorini 2 years ago. enjoy their famous sunsets with a glass […]

VANDER HOTEL urban resort – HOTELS LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA

4 OLD TOWN HOUSES RE-DESIGNED WITH HIGH-END MATERIALS & 1-OF-A-KIND DESIGN PIECES a BOHEMIAN chaise lounge by PATRICIA URQUIOLA for MOROSO VANDER HOTEL urban resort is a 4 old town houses in a terrace nestling under CASTLE HILL on the banks of the river LJUBLJANICA.  the façade maintains its historical appearance, just like other town […]

photo du jour – cha-am, thailand

travelling pix taken at cha-am, thailand ………… “chillaxing” :-) stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

ANDAZ amsterdam prinsengracht hotel by MARCEL WANDERS

THE ANDAZ HOTEL by HYATT in amsterdam redesigned by well-known dutch designer MARCEL WANDERS features chandeliers encased inside huge bells and custom-made wallpaper that combines fish with cutlery. it is designed to be a sophisticated hotel that has the relaxed nature of the people and the city in which it lives. it occupies a 35-year-old library building […]

KARL LARGERFELD redesigning SOFITEL SO – singapore

the SOFITEL SO BANGKOK is fabulous, yet elegant with modern design, we had a great time there last year. i never doubt that the singapore’s one would be as “FAB” as they always do. honestly, i wasn’t a SOFITEL’s fan until their younger + well-designed range (SOFITEL SO) started 2 year ago. i’m SO interested […]

ACE HOTEL – SHOREDITCH, LONDON

ACE HOTEL is one of my favourite hotels, they are all well-designed with a bit of home-feel-touch that makes your stay more comfortable, and not a trespasser in a hotel. they have 6 hotels scattered all over US and now spread its wings to UK, designed by UNIVERSAL DESIGN STUDIO (iLove most of their works, simplicity + clever […]

photo du jour – athens, greece

travelling pix taken by my iPhone at the margi, athens – greece :-) !!

MAMA SHELTER – ISTANBUL

PHILIPPE STARCK (well-known product/interior designer) created a parisian hotel MAMA SHELTER in partnership with former club med CEO serge trigano since 2008 start from paris and keep expanding to marseille , lyon, bordeaux and this year in istanbul. a chain of undeniably chic designer hotels at UN-DESIGNER room rates. “WOOH, that’s what i like the most” […]

photo du jour – cha-am

travelling pix taken by my iPhone at cha-am, thailand  – spa pool :-) !!

wanna get arrested? come to HET ARRESTHUIS HOTEL

wanna get arrested & stay in a former prison for a couple of days? try HET ARRESTHUIS HOTEL in roermond, netherlands. a 19th century prison in the netherlands has been converted into a boutique hotel by VAN DER VALK dutch hotel group where guests sleep in the former cells. sounds pretty tempting to me :-)!!! the overhauled rooms have been […]