Tag Archives: hotel

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. […]

PHOTO DU JOUR – ART DECO IN CASABLANCA

ONE MAJOR LANDMARK OF CASABLANCA – i love architecture and nothing can stop me from chasing them during travel :-)   this former SHELL building (oil company SHELL) was designed by world renowned architect MARIUS BOYER in 1934.  this art decor style & the ornamental profusion gave place to simplicity. look at those curves, perfectly tailored. […]

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 […]

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – BARCELO TORRE DE MADRID by JAIME HAYON

EXPERIENCING MADRID IN AN ORIGINAL WAY – THE BARCELO TORRE DE MADRID hotel is centrally located in one of the most iconic buildings in the capital of spain. it recently designed by well-acclaimed designer JAIME HAYON, showing diversity & richness of the city …………. ENJOY!!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect […]

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 […]

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – IL SERENO LAGO DI COMO by PATRICIA URQUIOLA

THE EPITOME OF ELEGANCE & LUXURY IN LAKE COMO – the allure of IL SERENO is not only in its flawless design, commanding views or trusted customer service, but in the way each aspect works together to create an experience unlike any other. from the awe-inspiring designs by the talented PATRICIA URQUIOLA, to the landscaping works […]

NOLINSKI PARIS – HOTEL REFURBISHED IN STYLE

1920’s SUBTLE ELEGANT WITH  EXQUISITE TASTE – NOLINSKI PARIS is designed & decorated by the modern master of french interiors – JEAN-LOUIS DENIOT and just opened last month :-)!!! moments away from the comédie française and the palais royal gardens, enclosed between layers of history and HAUSSMANN elegance, lies a temple to art and life à […]

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!!! […]

SOFIA’S FIRST UPSCALE DESIGN HOTEL – SENSE HOTEL SOFIA

A MODERN SENSE OF SPACE – i haven’t been to SOFIA, BULGARIA yet but seem like this hotel might be one of the reasons that i should visit it soon ……. :-) ENJOY!!! flip open the brass shutters and let light flood into your room, right above sofia’s yellow paved main boulevard tzar osvoboditel. your bed […]

HOTEL DE TOURREL by MARGOT STANGLE & RALPH HUSGEN

17TH CENTURY NOBLE MANSION CONVERTED INTO HOTEL DE TOURREL – a historical private mansion refurnished in style with a contemporary touch & true elegant taste ……HOTEL DE TOURREL … ENJOY!   the leafy provençal town of SAINT-REMY-DE-PROVENCE is synonymous with VAN GOGH, who found inspiration in its light (it receives over 300 days of sunshine per […]

18TH CENTURY BUILDING RESTORED IN STYLE – HOTEL BACHAUMONT PARIS

NEOCLASSICAL TIMELESS ARCHITECTURE- HOTEL BACHAUMONT centrally located in THE 2nd arrondissement of paris, in the home of fashion, design & communication. this 18th century historical building has been restored & refurbished by LA CLE GROUP, a new hotel chain open to the world, bringing joy to spots where you feel a complete sense of being […]

THE QVEST HIDEAWAY – COLOGNE

NEO-GOTHIC INFLUENCE TOUCHED – a pre-waII buildings spared by RAF bombers – THE QVEST hideaway, a new landmark in cologne fully renovated by ROLF KURSAWE’s architects (HKR ARCHITECTS)  ………. look at those flawlessly arrangements & artworks, i’d like to take a deeper look ……… ENJOY!!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with […]

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – ADRIATIC HOTEL ROVINJ

SUBTLE ELEGANT WITH TASTE – ADRIATIC HOTEL in rovinj is refurbished by well-acclaimed croatia-based architecture studio 3LHD and a fabulous transformation interior designed by STUDIO FRANIC SEKORANJA ………. impressive make-over, subtle elegant, yet luxurious with chosen furniture. very well done indeed ……… ENJOY!!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – DIAOYUTAI BOUTIQUE HOTEL CHENGDU

LOW-KEY DECOR – DIAOYUTAI boutique hotel CHENGDU is refurbished by internationally renowned architect BRUNO MOINARD. a truly luxury hotel with an asian twist ………. impressive, glad to see the design & decor are subtle, nothing loud nor exaggerated ……… ENJOY!!! the beautifully revitalized and historic KUAZHAI Alley, chengdu, provides the perfect setting for DIAOYUTAI MGM’s first ever boutique […]

REFURBISHED IN STYLE – COTTON HOUSE HOTEL BARCELONA

TRUE ESSENCE OF BARCELONA – well, who doesn’t love barcelona? marvellous architectures, beautiful weather & declicious tapas bars. we have introduced some of the stylish hotels to you guys before and we are proud & excited to tell you that one of their latest hotels by AUTOGRAPH COLLECTION HOTELS is refurbished by well-acclaimed interior designer LÁZARO […]

IT’S PROBABLY THE BEST INTERIOR DESIGN AMONG THE SUITE NOVOTEL HOTELS

A HOTEL DESIGNED JUST LIKE HOME – O.M.G. was my first response to this fabulous new SUITE NOVOTEL in HAGUE………. so cosy, up-to-date & well-chosen of loose furnitures.  i didn’t believe it was done under the ACCOR HOTELS groups at all :-P!!! anyway, it was designed by french design studio CONSTANCE GUISSET. if you like […]

ANTIQ PALACE HOTEL & SPA – A HIDDEN GEM in the heart of LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA

16TH CENTURY / FORMER ARISTOCRATIC RESIDENCE during my summer holiday this year which ended last week :-(, SLOVENIA was one of my stops before the whole CROATIA. i was staying in this fantabulous boutique hotel in LJUBLJANA which gave me a perfect base to explore the entire city without public transportations needed. if you are […]

photo du jour – BOSCOLO BUDAPEST

BOSCOLO BUDAPEST during my summer holiday, my 1st stop was BOSCOLO BUDAPEST. i fancy every pieces of art decorations in this hotel ……. still loving it!!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

on summer holiday

NEW YORK CAFE – BUDAPEST sorry for not updating my blog lately as i’m on summer holiday !!! will be back as usual after july 20, pls stay tuned 😘😘😘 if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us: twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

THE PENINSULA PARIS – PERFECT LOCATION

PARISIAN CHARM WITH CONTEMPORARY TOUCH this beautiful arts building is perfectly situated at 19 AVENUE KLEBER ( within walking distance of ARC DE TRIOMPHE and some of the world’s famous monuments, museums & luxury shopping areas ), which first opened as the HOTEL MAJESTIC in 1908 with HAUSSMAN & NEO-CLASSIC details. after 6 years in […]

ARO HA – HEALTH RETREAT in NEW ZEALAND

ADVENTURES IN WELL-BEING for those who are interested in nature, adventure, self-development, alternative health & results-oriented fitness. ARO HA is the place for you. it’s only 40 mins drive from queenstown in new zealand’s south island. surrounded by the southern alps & lake. i’m sure you will find the “new you” even before the programme ends. remember […]

MELCO CROWN’s 5th hotel in MACAU by ZAHA HADID

CITY OF DREAM i’m so can’t wait to see this exposed exoskeleton hotel in macau, designed by ZAHA HADID ARCHITECTS for MELCO CROWN ENTERTAINMENT. it look pretty cool, just like an art meets architecture, wrapped around with spider web. now under construction and set to be completed by 2017. (lucky that i’m just 1 hour […]

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 – […]

RITZ-CARLTON débuts signature cake around the world

THE CAKE i’m not a cake person or anything related to sweets & desserts kind. but this triple-layer dark chocolate cake flavoured with orange & citrus has won me over totally :-)!!! that’s the signature dessert from  RITZ-CARLTON hotel and it’s  available for purchase at all 85 hotels around the world …….. the cake, the […]

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, […]

photo du jour – fountain, mandarin oriental

pix taken at the fountain of mandarin hotel, singapore  :-P ! stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

photo du jour – dale chihuly works

pix taken at ritz carlton hotel, singapore – haven’t seen DALE CHIHULY works for long since we were not representing him 10 years ago and i am still in love with his ” SEAFORMS & BASKETS ” series more  :-P !     stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

photo du jour – ritz carlton hotel view, singapore

pix taken at singapore ……… never tired of this view!!!  stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

photo du jour – marina bay view, singapore

pix taken at singapore ……… never tired of this view!!! sorry guys, can’t post as often as usual as i am away for art stage singapore every january, this is the view from my bathroom ……… iLike it very much indeed :-) ! stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

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 […]

Le Jules Verne (eiffel tower restaurant) celebrate 30th anniversary

LE JULES VERNE will celebrate its 30th anniversary with an exclusive dinner attended by the chief ALAIN DUCASSE & CHRISTOPHE NAVARRE ( CEO of moet hennessy ). they are inviting you to live an unique & fancy experience celebration of the restaurant located on the 2/f floor of the eiffel tower which is 125m off […]

photo du jour – athens, greece

travelling pix taken at athens …… many places that i don’t remember where was it taken though, silly me !!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

photo du jour – santorini, greece

travelling pix taken at fira town ……. MAGNIFICENT VIEW !!! if you like what you see, pls stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

the one & only design hotel in CROATIA – LONE hotel

i remember i promise myself that i’d go to CROATIA one day, just for their wonderful coastline &  remote islands 4 years ago but it never happened so far ………. i don’t know why but every time i start to gather informations about where to stay, what to do there or what’s the driving routine ………… somehow i […]

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, […]

underwater hotel room by THE MANTA RESORT

UNIQUE VIEW OF UNDERWATER WORLD if you prefer to experience a unique view of the crystal clear underwater world, stay a day & night at THE MANTA RESORT‘s underwater hotel room in PEMBA ISLAND, ZANZIBAR. i’m sure it’s romantic & full of surprises especially during night-time, because you will never know what sort of fishes […]

photo du jour – santorini, greece

travelling pix taken at fira town …… people said santorini’s sunset is the most beautiful & romantic sunset in the world, i never believe so until i saw it myself last year…….! so true tho, i guess it is because of its volcano and architecture. all those white houses became ” from bright white to orangeish and […]

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 – singapore

travelling pix taken at fullerton hotel, singapore ……… i really enjoy this panoramic view of boat quay every time i visit, no matter day time or night time  :-) !! stay tuned & connect with us:  twitter / facebook , appreciated !!!

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 […]