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MORPHotel: A floating shape-changing luxury hotel

October 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Conceptualized by Gianluca Santosuosso, the MORPHotel is a unique project that intends to develop a new luxury hotel concept where the user can live inside a floating system that keeps moving around the world. The MORPHotel is able to adapt its shape to the weather conditions and the site morphology, thanks to the linear structure [...]

The 10 Luxuries of the Saxon Hotel

October 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Saxon Boutique Hotel, Villas & Spa is a celebrated Johannesburg hotel which is well-known to luxury travelers as one of the finest boutique hotels in not just South Africa, but the world. The Saxon has hosted Oprah Winfrey, the Black Eyed Peas, Shakira and Kevin Spacey (how’s that for a diverse sampling?) and features [...]

The iSuite – A Modern All Suite Hotel & Spa In Rimini, Italy

October 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Above: the Dolce Vista suites have Corian tubs, fireplaces, LCD screens mounted in both the ceiling and media centers with views of the sea. Rimini’s first all-suite hotel has been brought to life with the artistic flair of Simone Micheli for the interiors & architect Giovanni Quadrelli, who designed the exteriors. The i-SUITE incorporates the [...]

The Classicist: London’s Famed Savoy Hotel Back After $350 Million Revamp

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

London’s renowned Savoy hotel has just reopened following a massive $350 million revamp encompassing one of the most ambitious restorations in British history. The world famous landmark, built by impresario Richard D’Oyly Carte with profits from his Gilbert and Sullivan operas, originally opened in August 1889. Originally managed by Swiss hotelier César Ritz and Maitre [...]

Mathieu Lehanneur Designs a Spectacular Bedroom for the Veuve Clicquot Hôtel

October 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Mathieu Lehanneur is a respected name in the designer community. His latest work is a bit unusual for his portfolio of impressive work. He has designed a spectacular bedroom for the Veuve Clicquot Hôtel du Marc which is actually Veuve Clicquot’s residence rather than its hotel. It is basically used for the family, its members [...]

Hotel Chelsea Put Up for Sale After 65 Glorious Years

October 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Hotel Chelsea is a landmark in Manhattan. It has been there for so long that you almost feel that it was always there. Artists and celebrities have lived there. It has been home to names like Bob Dylan, Andy Warhol and Eugene O’Neil. The family that owned and operated the hotel for the last 65 [...]

Harrod’s to Open Luxury Hotel on Its Rooftop?

October 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Back in July we reported that following its $2.2 billion acquisition by Qatar’s royal family in May, luxe department store Harrods has some heady expansion plans in the works. In addition to a new Shanghai branch the famed retail mecca is considering opening a luxury hotel on the rooftop of its landmarked London flagship (above) [...]

Luxury Dog Hotel and a Non-profit Dog Home: A One Man Show in Chicago

October 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When you last saw a dog on the street gnarling and baring his teeth at you, you might have wanted to call the animal euthanizers, so that he could be put to sleep. However, there are many people who would like to think otherwise, and believe that even the fiercest dogs deserve a second chance. [...]

Sniff Dog Hotel in Portland has a cafe for humans too

October 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

We have lately talked about a number of hotels that offer luxurious accommodations for your furry friends, including the Longcroft Luxury Cat Hotel in Hertfordshire, Pooch Hotel in California, Walt Disney World’s newly opened Best Friends Pet Resort and the Spa Paws Hotel. The newest concept in pet care, pampering and luxury is the Sniff [...]

Interiors of Armani Hotel Dubai, Burj Khalifa

October 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Inside Burj Khalifa, the tallest tower in the world, lives a luxuriously new and often dark world called the Armani Hotel Dubai. Elegant and understated only begin to describe this moody 11 story hotel where the exclusive Club members share access to the Armani restaurants, Spa, lounges and a Nightclub. Luckily, everyone has equal rights [...]

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