Photo Source: Villa Carlotta Taormina, Sicily
The Villa Carlotta Taormina in Sicily is a traditional aristocratic Sicilian villa converted into a luxury boutique hotel and situated in the most panoramic and peaceful area of town with stunning views across the sea and Mount Etna, yet close to the lively pedestrian area of Taormina, just a few minutes away. The old walls are still echoing the typical Sicilian way of life but today the villa has been given a new breath of life offering the discriminating traveller the opportunity to enjoy the romance of Taormina for a blissful honeymoon, a relaxing weekend break or a perfect holiday in Sicily’s most romantic boutique hotel.
Photo Source: Trump Hotel Central Park, New York City
The Trump Hotel Central Park in New York City is situated next to Central Park, at the crossroads of Broadway and Columbus Circle. The impressive 52-story glass tower is within walking distance of Lincoln Center, Fifth Avenue, and the most fabulous shops, restaurants and entertainment in the world. Named the only Forbes Five-Star and Five-Diamond hotel with a Five-Star and Five-Diamond restaurant in New York, its visitors are surrounded at all times by impeccable style, spectacular service and rich, luxurious amenities, including a personal Attaché service exclusive to Trump.
Photo Source: Casa Del Mar, Santa Monica
Casa Del Mar in Santa Monica, California is a stairway to Heaven. Sweeping views of the Pacific along with a comfortable setting provide all the glamor of an authentic California beach club, without any of the rules. Whether relaxing in leather club chairs, admiring the outrageous view of the coastline from wicker seats on the Veranda, or sipping the perfect Gimlet on a cozy couch in the Library, Casa Del Mar visitors always find a little more magic in their lives. Nightly musical performances by Barbara Morrison and the Leftover Cuties in the hotel’s lobby lounge range from jazz to soul to pop amid endless servings of sushi, appetizers, and other delicacies. Visit often.
Photo Source: Dream Downtown, New York City
Dream Downtown in New York City is within walking distance to The Highline, superior shopping, numerous Chelsea art galleries, Milk Studio, Union Square, and the famous neighborhoods of SoHo, Chelsea, and the West Village. Dream Downtown has also carved out a valley between its North and South Towers to form The Beach, New York’s very own bit of St. Tropez. The Beach spans 4,800 square feet filled with imported sand, cabanas, and Cote D’Azur-inspired chaise lounges. During the day, access to the pool and beach is exclusive to guests of Dream Downtown. At night, a series of sultry events take place when The Beach is transformed into an exclusive beach lounge, reminiscent of steamy nights in Ibiza.
Photo Source: Hotel Das Tyrol, Vienna
The Hotel Das Tyrol in Vienna, Austria is a boutique and art hotel situated on the longest shopping street in Vienna, the Mariahilfer Strasse, in the midst of Vienna’s historic Old City. The hotel embodies a harmony between history and modern design. All 30 deluxe rooms and studios were renovated in 2009 and are stylish, trendy and comfortable. And a sumptuous Viennese buffet breakfast amidst magnificent flower arrangements welcomes visitors every morning. The perfect start to a successful and wonderful day.
Photo Source: Park Plaza Hotel, Winter Park
The Park Plaza Hotel in Winter Park, Florida is a unique and intimate boutique hotel built in 1922 on famous Park Avenue in old downtown Winter Park. Personal service and genuine hospitality is the tradition of the 28 room Park Plaza Hotel where visitors may relax in any of its cozy one-of-a-kind rooms with elegant balcony gardens overflowing with ferns, potted plants and brightly colored flowers. The hotel’s Park Plaza Gardens Restaurant consistently receives rave reviews from The Orlando Sentinel and various central Florida publications and is conveniently located next door to the hotel entrance.
Photo Source: President Abraham Lincoln Hotel, Springfield
The President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in Springfield, Illinois is known for its exceptional service, attention to detail and exquisite cuisine. It’s also the closest hotel to the Presidential Museum & Library and is within walking distance to many other historic attractions including Lincoln’s Home, Lincoln Herndon Law Office, Old State Capitol and the Dana Thomas home.