Friday, July 31, 2009

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Sydney Luxury Hotel Suites | The Sebel Pier One

Walsh Bay Suite

Your search for your Sydney luxury hotel suites with stunning views of Walsh Bay and Sydney Harbour is over…

Measuring approximately sixty two square metres, these expansive suites all feature an expansive king size bed and crisp, white yet warm and comfy duvet. The bedroom is separate to the lounge-dining area which features a day-bed-lounge *, ideal for relaxing, reading or just taking in the view. Your Walsh Bay suite also features an ensuite bathroom with deep spa bath, perfect for a long, satisfying soak.

Music is at your fingertips with your own stereo system in your suite, as is video entertainment on your flat-screen TV.

All guest rooms and suites at The Sebel Pier One Sydney Hotel come with a private in-room bar, tea and coffee making facilities and individually climate controlled air conditioning. You can luxuriate in your rich cotton bathrobe, snuggle up in your duvet and doze off, supported by our comfy pillows. You have access to a safe, hairdryer and an iron and ironing board all within your room and every room features a writing desk.

Technology is also available at your fingertips – voice mail, data points and broadband internet access (wireless in some rooms)…and from a bygone era, you can actually open a window.

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The Nymphes Luxury Apartments is a luxury family hotel located 3 km/2 miles from Agia Pelagia, one of the liveliest tourist centres of Crete.

Situated atop an enchanting hill, overlooking the beautiful bay of Agia Pelagia, this unique holiday apartment complex is within short distance of crystal clear waters, wonderful beaches, shopping areas, typical taverns, bars, and the town's picturesque harbour.

The Nymphes Luxury Apartments is built in modern Cretan-style and offers tastefully furnished lodgings equipped with every comfort. On-site facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace, an elegant meeting/banqueting hall, an Internet Point, as well as a spacious garden with barbecue area and amazing panoramic views over the bright blue Aegean sea.

Friendly hospitality and a kind, attentive service will make for a lovely stay on the island of Crete. The Nymphes Luxury Apartments is open all year round.

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The exclusive “Twelve Apostles Hotel” is situated at the De Oudekraal Bay in Victoria Road. Surrounded by indiginous vegetation, with the Atlantic Ocean right next to it, gives the Twelve Apostles Hotel a setting and location that is unique.

The hotel offers a variety of different services. Relax in our wellness area, enjoy international dishes at our restaurant or simply watch some movies at our private cinema. Our café and Bar with a balcony are wonderful places to enjoy a nice warm day in Cape Town.

The Hotel can cater for over 90 conference participants and we will gladly assist you with your planning for a successful event.

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Bangkok luxury hotels that we recommend for your Thailand holiday.most of the luxury Hotels are located near some sort of water attraction however some hotels are Located on or near Sukhumvitt rd very close to the sky train and is also close to the MRT which is the newest addition to the Bangkok metro area. This is a premier area for business travelers as it offers many services like travel and communications facilities Most of these hotels offer business centers and in room high speed internet. You find lots of great restaurants and entertainment venues of movies and shopping.

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Designed by Alexander Asadov, the Aerohotel is still a concept but once built it will feature an elegant floating island that sits atop an equally stunning support system. The support system of the structure ensures that tons of gravel doesn’t disrupt the peaceful aquatic sea life. The 200 meter wide circular island is held in the air by three arms that are tethered to the bottom of the site. Apart from a hotel the Aerohotel will also house restaurants, cafes and winter gardens. The Aerohotel will be made from transparent materials to ensure maximum natural lighting and minimum environmental impact.

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Fitted with rooftop solar panels and various recycled materials used in its construction, Bardessono is being referred to as the “Greenest luxury hotel in America.” The project involves flat solar panels, water conservation systems, salvaged and locally grown walnut flooring and recycled construction materials. The linen provided to the guests is all organic and the hotel is kept clean using organic cleaning materials. Organic waste is composted on site using a composting system, and efforts have been integrated to minimize solar waste.

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We’ve been regular in showcasing some of the most eco-fantastic inventions and architecture in the recent past. Be it conceptual or under construction, these buildings did wonderfully well in making sure that our future generations live in skyscrapers that would be self-sufficient and carbon neutral. Staying in green houses is something we all want, but some designers took their designing skills another step forward by designing some luxuriously green hotels, which can change the way we stay when outdoors. Here is a list of 10 such hotels and designs that do add a touch of green in the hospitality industry

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Luxury Boutique hotel in Monte Carlo

Stunning contemporary hotel Monaco

For the most stunning hotel Monaco; Port Palace can be found in the heart of Monte Carlo. This perfectly placed boutique hotel balancing serenity with style and poised upon the world-famous Formula One Grand Prix circuit .

Sleek design is courtesy of Leïla Menchari, of Hermes: light-filled interiors are framed by beautiful vistas of the harbour and sea.
Rooms and suites are drawn from a palette of creams and whites with bursts of colour, sea views and finished with Carrara marble, rare woods and leather. The Port Palace offers Mediterranean gourmet cuisine, cosseting accommodation and a relaxing range of spa therapies.
  • Excellent location at the base of the casino with views of the harbour
  • 50 spacious and sleek rooms and suites
  • Spa offering Fleur de Peau beauty treatments and full fitness centre.
  • Stunning views over the Formula One Grand Prix Circuit.
  • Gourmet restaurant, Mandarine, specialising in Michelin-starred Mediterranean cuisine.

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To save time, have a look at the Luxury Hotels By Type page where you will see Budapest luxury hotels grouped according to

  • LOCATION of Budapest luxury hotels
  • Panoramic VIEWS of Budapest luxury hotels
  • AMENITIES of Budapest luxury hotels
  • NEIGHBORHOOD of Budapest luxury hotels
  • etc.

Check out our Video section on the Budapest Blog to see original videos about Budapest attractions with unique descriptions. Budapest is full of surprises, luxury experiences and great programs for all ages and interests, and the best to check what you want to see in real life is to peep into places through videos.

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Five-star Hotels, Budapest

Pick the best luxury hotel in Budapest for your priorities based on our comprehensive description of five star hotels in Budapest Hungary. What triggers you as a luxury traveler? Spa baths, massages, ergonomic business environment, romantic palaces? Be informed to plan your luxury vacation, getaway, business travel, family trip or honeymoon in Budapest Hungary for a real five-star stay. Besides the one-page luxury hotel overviews, you can read a short balanced summary of customer reviewsbased on Trip Advisor, Expedia, Frommer's, Fodor's, Yahoo Travel, Travel Intelligence,etc. followed by the original snippets of reviews.

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The 152 splendid rooms and suites of the hotel were designed by architect Maurizio Papiri and are the epitome of gentle elegance.

Advanced technology and fine amenities are the additional luxuries that make this hotel the preferred address for the discerning traveller.

Facilities include air-conditioning, hairdryer, en-suite bathroom, non-smoking rooms, satellite TV, personal safe, mini bar, direct dial telephone, writing desk and broadband Internet access.

Pets are welcome.

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Zabeel Properties has started work on Porto Dubai, aluxury residential development, on a reclaimed peninsula that will feature a "tiered island" design concept for the first time in the UAE. The Porto Dubai will sit beside the Burj Al Arab luxury hotel.

"We have started dredging and reclamation work on the project. Villa construction will commence by year-end, while the project is expected to be completed by 2010," Mohammed Ali Al Hashimi, Executive Chairman, Zabeel Investments

Although he did not comment on the value of the project, Al Hashimi said it will "significantly increase the size of its investment portfolio". Currently, Zabeel Properties has a Dh15 billion worth of residential, commercial and hospitality development portfolio.

Reclamation work is being undertaken by Boskalis Westminster, whilst Nakeel, the real estate subsidiary of Dubai World, is providing assistance and sharing its experience in reclamation and coastal development.

Porto Dubai, which is being built off the coast near the Umm Suqeim Marina, will expand the public beach, the last remaining stretch of public sand on Jumeirah Beach. "There will be no development on any of the nearby public beach areas," Al Hashimi said, assuring Umm Suqeim residents and beachgoers the beach area will be further extended.

The luxury villas in Porto Dubai will be arranged in a circular fashion on the peninsula’s four platforms, which will rise at stretches of four meters to its highest point of 16 meters at the centre. There will be two restaurants, spa and health club.

"Porto Dubai is an exclusive, high-end, luxury residential development. We are confident it will be a premier and most sought-after villa development in the emirate," said Al Hashimi. The company has no plans to raise any debt to fund its projects. "We have ample sources of funding," he said.

Zabeel Investments is a diversified investment firm with business interests spanning real estate development and management, and private equity and asset management across a wide range of economic sectors in the GCC and other markets.

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Enjoy a Brand of New Luxury in the Sunny South East at the Amber Springs Hotel & Health Spa. A luxurious and restful stay is certainly guaranteed at the luxurious 4 Star Amber Springs Hotel, Gorey, Co Wexford.

Located just 50minutes from Dublin and 30 minutes from Wexford Town off the new Gorey By Pass (Exit 23, N11), Amber Springs offers guests a range of services to make a truly memorable experience.

Accommodation – Experience the luxury

With 69 deluxe rooms, 9 Executive Suites and 2 Superior Suites, Amber Springs Hotel & Health Spa offers guestrooms of an unrivalled standard of luxury in Gorey, since its opening in autumn 2006. Contemporary design and style abound throughout the hotel and all bedrooms enjoy luxurious interiors and touches with amenities expected of a superior 4 star hotel.Click here to view our luxury accommodation

Weddings - From I Do to I Will and Everything in Between…

The stylish Amber Springs Hotel has been designed to a superior four-star deluxe standard. An amazing picturesque setting coupled with the expertise and professionalism of our management team and staff, guarantees your guests a uniquely memorable experience. With huge emphasis on attention to detail we organise and execute every last detail of your wedding day according to the personalities, expectations and budget of the bridal group. more details on our wedding packages >>

Conference & Events – A multitude of choice in a great location

With 9 meeting rooms to choose from including a bright, open conference centre for up to 700 delegates. Amber Springs Hotel is an ideal choice to mix business and pleasure. Free car parking is available onsite, broadband and Wi-Fi are also available in the hotel, while all audiovisual requirements are readily on hand.Click here for more details on the South East top Conference Venue

Cocoon Spa & Club Amber Leisure Centre

This stunning Leisure and Health Spa facility comprises an 18m pool including hydrotherapy pool, Jacuzzi, Steam room, Sauna, Gym/Fitness studio and children’s pool areas. Relief from life’s stresses and strains is found in abundance at Cocoon Health Spa, where an expert team of therapists will sooth body and mind in one of the facility’s 11 treatment rooms. For more information click here

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Visiting the Steel City? There's a wide range of places to stay, whether you want a chic place downtown to chill out after a Steelers or Pirates game or more budget-conscious digs.

1. Renaissance Hotel, 107 Sixth St. One of the most luxurious spots in the city, it's close to lots of downtown attractions. Restaurant, fitness center, gift shop, hot tub. $199/night.

2. Wyndham University Place, 3454 Forbes Ave. A great pet-friendly hotel close to downtown. Health club, hotel restaurant, and meeting facilities. $160/night.

3. Omni William Penn, 530 William Penn Place. Pet-friendly hotel with glamorous art deco design, health club, spa with masseuse, hotel restaurant and gift shop. Starbucks and Bruegger's Bagels in the lobby. $136/night.

4. Hilton Pittsburgh, 600 Commonwealth Place. Conveniently located in the heart of the city, this pet-friendly hotel offers a restaurant, health club, on-site security, in-room whirlpools. $99/night.

5. Hyatt Place Pittsburgh Airport, 6011 Campbells Run Road. Pet-friendly budget hotel with an indoor pool, health club, Internet and laundry room. $89/night.

6. Quality Suites, 700 Mansfield Ave. Pet-friendly hotel near downtown with outdoor pool, hot tub and laundry room. $87/night.

7. Priory Hotel, 614 Pressley St. Quiet setting for 24-room hotel, with restaurant, bakery, health club and meeting facilities. $150/night.

8. Hampton Inn University Center, 3315 Hamlet St. Close to many colleges and universities, this hotels offers a health club, on-site security, and fitness equipment in rooms. Pets welcome. $99/night.

9. Sheraton Station Square, 300 Station Square Drive. The only riverfront hotel in Pittsburgh, with gorgeous interior design, the Sheraton offers an indoor pool, hot tub, health spa and game room. $103/night.

10. Holiday Inn Allegheny Valley, 180 Gamma Drive. Just a short distance from downtown, this pet-friendly chain offers indoor pool, health club, hotel restaurant. $108/night.

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Experience comfortable accommodations and impeccable service at the Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel. The hotel is located in the Bricktown Canal and Entertainment District, the cultural heart of the city and home to great shopping and nightlife, as well as the Bricktown Ballpark. The Oklahoma City National Memorial, Ford Center Arena and numerous other captivating attractions are all just a short distance away. Whether you’re traveling on business or looking for a discount family vacation, you’ll enjoy the best stay of all Oklahoma City hotels.

In addition to elegantly appointed guest rooms, you’ll experience outstanding onsite recreation at the indoor pool, whirlpool and fitness center. Be sure to enjoy a great casual breakfast, lunch or dinner at 10 North Grille. Caffeina’s Marketplace provides a great opportunity to recharge with coffee, snacks and light fare. And The Spa at 10 North will relax and rejuvenate you from head to toe.

With 33 meeting rooms totalling 66,000 square feet of total event space, including the state’s largest ballroom, the hotel easily acccommodates the largest conferences, smallest meetings and everything in between. Professional event planners arrange the perfect blend of meeting space, expert catering, state-of-the-art technology and services for every event.

Click here to book your stay at the Renaissance Oklahoma City.

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There are many categories of hotels present in the world today. From the Business hotels to theBudget ones, each of them try to offer their clients something that will want them to come back again. Featured here are hotels that are being made with only one main base- their unique location and design. Some of them are just concepts but others are shaping out to become truly futuristic. Water and space are two elements that have taken the fancy of the developers, as you will notice, most of the hotels are either situated below the sea or above the earth!

8 The Apeiron island hotel
This seven star hotel is still in its conceptual stage. It is $500million project that is being designed by Sybarite. This island hotel will have a total floor area of 200,000m². With over 350 luxury apartment suites, the hotel will be accessible by water (yacht) and air (helicopter) only. 'Apeiron' hotel gets its name from Anaximander's 6th century BC cosmological theory. He believed the beginning of time to be an endless, unlimited mass, subject to neither old age nor decay; perpetually yielding fresh materials from which everything we can perceive are derived. Private lagoon, beaches, restaurants, art gallery, retail shopping, cinemas, spas and conference facilities will be there for you to enjoy

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There are also much more reasonable rooms that come at $35 but are quite small in size. They are absolutely clean, modern room hotels that are located in the western part of London. Most of the economical London hotels are quite elegant and are also well known for delivering high-quality service that come with air-conditioners and much more. Some hotels also serve breakfast and you could call for room service as well.

London first class hotels are known to be quite popular out of the lot cause neither are they cheap neither too expensive nor easily affordable by the middle and average class. These kinds of hotels make available more than 100 rooms that proffer safety and security through out the day. Their high intensity of spotlessness and hygiene is what scores them over the rest of the hotels.

There are also other categories of London hotels that prove trouble-free and swift access to key London attractions which is the major highlight of this particular city and that exactly why a number of tourist make repetitive visits to this delightful city. Apart from that they make available services and amenities such as Internet access, safe-deposit, dry cleaning services, television, fridges, bars and much more. All you need to do is conduct research and indulge in off season cheap hotels booking to get through easily to this wonderful place.

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Flagship Hotel Planned for South Beach In Early 2007


New York City-based Citistay Hotels LLC today announced that it is close to completing development plans for its new low-cost, Generation X- and Y-geared hotel chain, with a flagship hotel to open early 2007 in Miami’s South Beach.

"We might end up being the youngest hotel owners around," says Gregory Tubeck, 24, president and founder of Citistay Hotels. Founded in 2005, the company set out to revolutionize a stale and overpriced industry with a new brand that reflects the image and desires of Generation X and Y (the current group of travelers 18-39) who next year as a group are expected to account for over 349 million nights in hotel rooms. By combining the best in modern design, technology and a low-cost structure, management believes it will have the ability to rapidly expand into a nationally leading hotel brand.

"So many of the big hotel companies are spending millions of dollars trying to re-invent themselves and their respective brands - trying to flip a switch and have a whole different way of doing business overnight," states Tubeck. "We’ve promised to create a brand that's honest from the start. This is who we are, what we look like, what we want to accomplish. We are not some sub-brand hiding behind a huge corporate structure."

While plans are in the works to open the company's first hotel in Miami's South Beach, Citistay also plans locations in New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, San Diego and San Francisco. At Citistay Hotels, rates will start significantly under local market value. "The airlines have become so competitive in recent years, slashing their going rates and making leisure travel very affordable. Still, the hotel industry hasn't done its part. Something is wrong with paying $69 dollars to fly to Miami, then spending $250 a night once there. It's time to start changing the way people think about travel as a whole," adds James Lewis, 24, co-founder and vice president.

In addition to value-priced rates, Citistay promises an image not normally associated with budget hotels. "We have found a way to balance a higher star rating with less associated dollar signs," explains Tubeck. The company has retained the designers of Qubed (pronounced "cubed") Design Studio in New York to help create the look and feel of the Citistay brand. "The interior spaces have been designed in a functional, simplistic and modern style. They provide private yet open spaces and focus on a consistent flow throughout. All spaces, though designed with a budget in mind, feel comfortable and luxurious," says Stephanie Kuo of Qubed Design Studio.

Citistay also has patent-pending technology, "CitiScreens," that it plans to use in its guest rooms. Tubeck points out that "CitiScreens is a communications system that we've designed that we think will really excite travelers, and provide them with the smoothest and best quality of both service and options possible."

The company also plans to change the standard way of checking in and out. "No more out by noon and in only after 3 p.m. We’ve got a new way of selling rooms," continues Tubeck. "We are extremely excited about our brand, and the demanding travelers of today and tomorrow will love our designs, services, and our less corporate way of thinking. Citistay truly is the new way to stay."