There are places you go and then there are those indescribably alluring spots that draw you in at first glimpse. For the independent urban traveler seeking a unique escape during their visit to downtown Austin, the Kimber Modern holds particular appeal.
The Greenwich Hotel, 88 Rooms and Suites, of which no two are alike. Furnishings draw from a wide range of cultural influences, from hand-loomed, Tibetan silk rugs to English leather settees. All beds are Duxiana from Sweden. Bathrooms are designed in unique patterns of hand laid Moroccan tile or Italian Carrara marble
Modern technology complements the hotel’s old-world charm. Rooms feature high-definition flat screen TVs, iPod docking stations, and complimentary wireless internet. DVD players, laptop computers, faxes, and pre-loaded iPods are available upon request at no additional charge.
The London NYC is the essence of its surroundings: a true Midtown local embodying the incomparable sophistication of Fifth Avenue, the palpable verve of Broadway and Times Square, and the gentle repose of Central Park. Signifying a new concept in contemporary, urban luxury, it’s elegant yet classic and understated, proof that high-style glamour can be eminently livable.
Nestled in 12 acres of landscaped gardens, this beautiful hotel is where some of the world’s most celebrated personalities go to relax and rejuvenate in style. Just minutes from Beverly Hills and Los Angeles’ most popular attractions, Hotel Bel-Air is regarded as one of the most beautiful hotels in the world.
Fronted by an ocean liner-inspired stainless steel façade and riddled with porthole windows, the grand exterior of Dream Downtown hails its 1960s role as the National Maritime Union headquarters. Inside, it’s the stuff of reveries – a lobby that seems to buzz with energy as if alive on its own; a glass-bottomed swimming pool floating in the ceiling high above; pockets of guests and locals alike catching up over cocktails or being mesmerized by their gadgets.
Set on the stunning waterfront of Biscayne Bay, Mondrian South Beach captures all the heat, intensity, energy and vibe of the original Mondrian in Los Angeles. Revolutionary Dutch designer Marcel Wanders’ whimsical and visionary style for the hotel is an homage to “Sleeping Beauty’s Castle.” In the soaring lobby, where the scene is about “see-and-be-seen”, floor-to-ceiling windows offer spectacular views of the Bay, while the eye is drawn to the masterpiece of the room–an iconic, signature “floating staircase.”
Ace Hotel New York is rooted in the city. Like New York, Ace is improvisational — a mix of styles, historical periods and objects that come together in layers. We’re inspired by the past, present and future of the city. A group of seasoned and accomplished, young and emerging local artists create inspired work in our guest rooms and common spaces. Everything has a story.
Completed in June 2005, Whiteface Lodge is the vision of a former Olympian and developer who used decades of building experience to create one of the grandest properties in the entire Adriondack Park. Much of the timber for this Lake Placid resort was hand-milled on-site, and accents such as handcrafted Adirondack furnishings adorn the interior spaces, creating a wonderfully authentic ambiance.