Sunday, November 18, 2007

The Whitehall Hotel

Best World Hotel from Chicago
105 EAST DELAWARE PLACE - CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60611 - 312-944-6300 - FAX 312-944-8552

The Whitehall Hotel in downtown Chicago remains a landmark destination, offering a very European sense of grace and grandeur. Thanks to meticulous restorations, we've returned The Whitehall Hotel to its original splendor, earning rave reviews as "one of the eight great small hotels of the U.S." according to Fortune Magazine.

In perfect harmony with the old world charm are modern conveniences such as a fitness center and 24-hour room service. In-room features include three multi-line telephones with voicemail, personal computer capabilities, and a fax machine.

Step outside and you'll find that we're ideally located in the heart of the Gold Coast, nestled amid the Magnificent Mile's shops, restaurants, theaters, entertainment, and the business district.

The Whitehall Hotel, Downtown Chicago's Truly Independent Luxury Hotel, proudly and successfully endures the test of time. We're sure that we will exceed your expectations and invite you to explore The Whitehall Hotel today.

The Amalfi Hotel Chicago

Best World Hotel from Chicago

Amalfi Hotel Chicago
Twenty West Kinzie Street
Chicago, IL 60610

Toll-free . 877.262.5341
P. 312.395.9000
F. 312.395.9001

The Amalfi Hotel Chicago, a luxury contemporary hotel located in Chicago's River North District, offers a unique hotel experience. Its close proximity to the Loop, Magnificent Mile, Merchandise Mart and Michigan Avenue makes it the ideal location for your stay in Chicago. The hotel’s luxury and comfortable, contemporary design make it an experience in itself.

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For some, an experience is more than a brief flash of the extraordinary. Rather, it's a brilliant assault to the senses that leaves you glowing for hours, days, even weeks. At Amalfi Hotel Chicago the experience plays center stage in everything we do.

And, whether your senses guide you to dining, shopping, business or River North’s chic nightlife, the excitement of the Magnificent Mile, Merchandise Mart, and Michigan Avenue offer experiences that are sure to delight.

Your stay begins with a greeting from your Experience Designer as you are seated at an individual check in desk. Your Experience Designer is far from a typical concierge and more like a close friend who can always set you up at the best tables at the hottest new restaurants or get you on the list to the trendiest clubs. It’s a relationship that will last long after your return home, and it’s what makes Amalfi Hotel Chicago an experience you’ll want to relive all over again.


Best World Hotel from Chicago

230 North Michigan Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60601
United States
Phone: 1 312 345 1000
Fax: 1 312 334 6506


Just south of the Chicago River, where Michigan Avenue meets “The Loop,” steps from renowned Magnificent Mile shopping, the Theater District, pulsing Millennium Park, historic landmarks and stunning business towers. O’Hare Int’l Airport: 18 mi/29 km, 30 minutes.

Style & Ambiance

Located on Michigan Avenue in the landmark Carbide and Carbon Building, Hard Rock Hotel Chicago is the perfect base from which to explore the Windy City. The historic Art Deco building, which was erected in 1929 in the image of a Champagne bottle, dances 40 stories into the sky. Astonishing city views and chic, yet sublimely comfortable, musically inspired décor prevail throughout.


“BASE” offers a sophisticated array of beverages along with light dining fare with a view onto Michigan Avenue. “China Grill Chicago” came from renowned restauranteur Jeffrey Chodrow. The famed Asian fusion restaurant located inside Hard Rock Hotel Chicago has become a Windy City Hotspot.


381 guestrooms including 22 suites, each with complimentary high-speed Internet access, zebra wood furnishings, plush bedding, large desk, artwork and a home theater system, including CD and DVD player. Breathtaking city views. Exclusive accommodations located in the hotel’s tower.


State-ofthe-art fitness facility, 24-hour inroom dining, complimentary WiFi access in public areas, daily housekeeping, concierge, state-of-the-art meeting space for groups of 10-400 and much more.

The Peninsula Chicago

Best World Hotel from Chicago
The Peninsula Chicago
108 East Superior Street (at North Michigan Avenue), Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
Tel: (1-312) 337 2888
Fax: (1-312) 751 2888
Toll Free: (1-866) 288 8889 (USA only)

Since its grand opening in 2001, The Peninsula Chicago has been awarded numerous accolades including the prestigious Mobil Five-Star and the AAA Five-Diamond awards for the last five consecutive years. Located in the heart of Chicago's "Magnificent Mile," The Peninsula Chicago is the city's most luxurious and sophisticated hotel, offering guests all possible amenities and services.

The Peninsula Chicago's 339 luxurious guestrooms and suites are among the largest in the city and are exquisitely furnished in a contemporary yet classical style, with a state-of-the-art electronic system that provides guests the ability to control guestroom features with the touch of a button.

Rated the Number One Urban Hotel Spa by Conde Nast Traveler (April 2006), The Peninsula Spa is an oasis in which to rejuvenate oneself. The 15,000 sq ft combined spa and fitness center is located on the top two floors of the hotel, offering unparalleled views of the city. Guests are invited to indulge in pampering beauty therapies, experience the latest in exercise facilities, and relax at the pool and sundeck.

With four distinctive restaurants and a bar, guests can choose from a diverse array of superb dining options, including the legendary Peninsula Afternoon Tea, served in The Lobby. The hotel also provides 24-hour Room Service.

Offering a grand ballroom and six additional meeting and event accommodations for a total of more than 9,500 sq ft of space, The Peninsula Chicago provides flexibility for intimate meetings or lavish galas and affairs. The winning combination of elegant hotel facilities, uncompromising service, and haute cuisine is aimed at exceeding one's expectations.

The Sutton Place Hotels

Best World Hotel from Chicago

21 East Bellevue, Chicago, Illinois USA 60611 312.266.2100 Fax 312.266.2103

The Sutton Place Grande Hotels Group is a collection of properties in North America, each distinctly different in style, yet all striving to exceed guests' expectations in accommodation, amenities and personal attention.

As a select group of luxury style properties with a definite European flair, each Sutton Place Hotel is carefully selected for proximity to the business, financial and entertainment centers in each city that we are located.

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The Talbott Hotel

Best World Hotel from Chicacgo

The Talbott Hotel

toll-free: 1-800-TALBOTT
local: 1-312-944-4970
20 E. Delaware Place
Chicago, IL 60611

The Talbott Hotel is located at 20 East Delaware Place, an elegant tree lined street in the heart of Chicago's prestigious Gold Coast. Just off Michigan Avenue, our guests have immediate access to some of the world's most sophisticated shopping, fine dining, and entertainment.

The Talbott Hotel was built in 1927. Now completely renovated, this charming
European-style Hotel is a soothing oasis for the business traveller.

The lobby is akin to a Victorian sitting room. There are two fireplaces which form a focal point. Fireside coffee service is a special feature in the lobby each evening during the winter months. The overall ambiance is one of quiet elegance

.Steps away from Michigan Avenue, sophisticated shopping, fine dining, clubs,
theatres, and shows. Blocks from the business addresses of national and international

A staff well versed in the art of fine European hospitality, people who remember your name and tend swiftly to your special needs.

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Prime Hotel Villa Torlonia

Prime Hotel Villa Torlonia * * *
Via B. Eustachio, 7/A, 00161 Roma (RM) Italy

Best World Hotel from Roma

Prime Hotel Villa Torlonia is an elegant building with a great charm, erected at the beginning of the nine hundreds near the liberty style district Coppedè. The tranquillity and the refined taste of the area are going to make your stay an elixir of health and relax.

The name of the hotel is taken after the famous residence of the noble family Torlonia, a green lung of the city situated not far from the centre of Rome.

Villa Torlonia: One of the most recent Roman villas that used to belong to a noble family. It still keeps a particular beauty due to the original scenery of the British garden, one of the few examples in Rome, and to the rich and unexpected quantity of artistically designed buildings all over the park.

La Casina delle Civette (literally translated The Birds' House): Main residence of Prince Giovanni Torlonia until the 1938, it is a very peculiar construction in liberty style that had its name taken from the presence of a large stained glassy window with two owls between ivy's branches. It is one of the most singular and interesting works made during the first years of the last century.

Sheraton Golf Parco Dè Medici

Sheraton Golf Parco Dè Medici * * * *
Viale Rebecchini, 39, 00148 Roma (RM) Italy

Best World Hotel from Roma

The Sheraton Golf Parco de' Medici Hotel & Resort Rome is a modern and luxury complex immersed in 75 hectares of parkland and only a few minutes away from the historical centre of the Eternal City.

Surrounded by a 27-hole golf course, the hotel is also one of the most important and efficient congress centre in Rome.

The two conferences centres accommodating up to 600 persons, the 33 well-equipped meeting rooms with natural daylight and a spacious exhibition area make the hotel an ideal place to organize events, seminars or conferences.

Easily reached from the Great Ring Road (G.R.A), the Sheraton Golf Parco de Medici Hotel & Resort, is just 18 kilometers from Fiumicino Airport and 15 kilometers from the center of Rome. Guests may use the limited and scheduled airport/downtown shuttle services, which run regularly.

Amenities include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a sauna, Turkish bath, 2 fitness rooms, 3 restaurants and 3 bars. Wi-Fi Internet connection is available throughout the property.
This modern and functional hotel boasts all the charm of a country residence.

Immersed within a 27-hole golf course, 622 comfortably appointed Superior rooms are distributed among the hotel's main buildings and within the surrounding chalets and villas.

Hotel Cicerone

Hotel Cicerone
Via Cicerone 55/C
Rome 00195
Tel: +39 06 3576
Fax: +39 06 3235385

Best World Hotel from Roma

The Cicerone Hotel is located in one of the most exclusive districts in Rome, literally a few steps from Piazza del Popolo, the Spanish steps, Piazza Navona and the Vatican city; four of the "must see" attractions in Rome.

The Cicerone hotel is a large, bright, modern building perfectly inserted in the nineteenth century architectural style of the Prati district.

In spite of its large size the hotel is very warm and welcoming providing a very comfortable environment for guests. Communal areas are filled with elegant sofas and all those small touches usually found in smaller boutique hotels.

Our personnel are accustomed to serving an international clientele and therefore speak a variety of languages. Our concierge, will be very happy to suggest areas of interest for sightseeing shopping or evening entertainment such as theatre, music and restaurants.

It is an excellent location for business meetings, conventions and sightseeing breaks alike.

Regina Hotel Baglioni

Regina Hotel Baglioni * * * * *Luxury
Via Vittorio Veneto, 72, 00187 Roma (RM) Italy

Best World Hotel from Roma

The Regina Hotel Baglioni welcomes you in the renowned Via Veneto, only a few metres away from Spanish Steps, Barberini Square and Trevi's Fountain.

The large entryway has vaulted ceilings and crystal chandeliers, showcasing a sweeping bronze and marble staircase and sitting areas with richly patterned furniture

The hotel features a business centre and three meeting rooms perfectly equipped. The Sala Belvedere on the eight floor has glass walls and a large sunroof

Events and meetings may be organized against a breathtaking backdrop due to its splendid panorama of Rome for up to 80 people.

The breakfast room offers a rich salad and sweet buffet and options of international, regional, ditetetic and natural products as well.

The new Brunello Lounge & Restaurant, boasts an exclusive access directly onto the Via Veneto and welcomes guests and locals in a unique style blending contemporary design and Italian traditional elegance.

It is the ideal place to taste wonderful dishes full of Mediterranean flavours and high quality products from the area, cleverly combined by the internationally acclaimed Chef Daniele Sera. The ultimate place for fine dining and tantalising cocktails.

The new Brunello Lounge & Restaurant For a light snack, a plate of delicious pasta or a relaxing drink you may also try Caffè Baglioni located in the hotel's elegant lobby area warmed and enriched by the atmosphere of the cosy fireplace.

Hotel Gladiatori

Hotel Gladiatori * * * * - Via Labicana, 125 - 00184 Roma - Tel. +39 06 77591380 - Fax +39 06 7005638

Best World Hotel from Roma

The Hotel Dei Gladiatori welcomes its guests from two of the most spectacular and historical locations in Rome: the starting from the well furnished, in classical style, rooms of the Hotel, everywhere famous for their comfortable and relaxing atmosphere and the particular rich and prestigious taste in the internal decorations, to the recently opened Luxury Deluxe Apartments - Dependence, situated in the nearest of the main Hotel (only a 5 minutes walk) and composed by apartments, tastefully decorated in complete style, with wood ceiling and parquets in all the rooms, and with all modern amenities of a luxury hotel. The apartments offers different typologies of accommodation, from two persons till 9 persons..

Starting from November 2006 is available an additional choice: the Deluxe Vatican Suites located in Via degli Scipioni, a few steps from the Vatican area and the historical centre, this new location of the Hotel is conceived to satisfy the request of the client who are looking for a private and high quality accommodation in Rome, maintaining the same level of the ambiance and the service of our four star hotel.

Friday, November 16, 2007

The Dorchester

The Dorchester
Park Lane, London W1K 1QA, England
Tel: +44 20 7629 8888, Fax: +44 20 7629 8080

Best World Hotel from London

Looking across the soft green swathes of Hyde Park, The Dorchester is one of the most desirable places in the world to stay.

A luxury Mayfair hotel of great repute, it embodies the highest of traditional values, with spacious rooms and suites of great charm, glorious dining and entertaining, and a spa of exquisite indulgence.

For over half a century the hotel has remained a pinnacle of luxury and ease.

Superbly located in the heart of London's Mayfair on Park Lane, between Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner, The Dorchester is close to exclusive London shopping in Bond Street and Knightsbridge and is within easy access of many London attractions including Buckingham Palace, West End theatres, the Royal Albert Hall and the National Gallery.

The Beverly Hills Hotel

The Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows 9641 Sunset Boulevard, Beverly Hills, California 90210, USA
Tel: +1 310 276 2251, Fax: +1 310 887 2887

The Beverly Hills Hotel is a luxury, five-star hotel, located on Sunset Boulevard in the center of Beverly Hills and surrounded by 12 acres of lush, tropical gardens, exotic flowers, and private walkways.

Providing privacy and tranquility in a truly residential setting, The Beverly Hills Hotel is within easy access to the business and entertainment centers of Los Angeles, Century City, Rodeo Drive, and many of the Hollywood studios.

The hotel is just a 35-minute drive from Los Angeles International Airport. Referred to locally as "The Pink Palace" The Be

verly Hills Hotel is a place to see and be seen, to catch glimpses of famous faces, or to revel in splendid luxury.

What makes The Beverly Hills Hotel stand out is its superlative combination of service, a location that offers guests privacy, yet in the heart of a city, and a refreshed facility that, while faithful to the hotel's architectural and interior design traditions, is more dramatically beautiful than ever.

Le Meurice

Le Meurice 228 rue de Rivoli, 75001 Paris, France
Tel: +33 1 44 58 10 10, Fax: +33 1 44 58 10 15

The legendary Le Meurice is a luxury hotel in the heart of Paris with a prestigious location between Place de la Concorde and the Louvre on the fashionable rue de Rivoli.

Following centuries in which Le Meurice has played host to international royalty, fashion designers and countless public figures, this five-star Paris hotel is a place where history and the latest fashionable trends meet.

Surrounded by Parisian cafes, the romantic Tuileries Garden, trendy boutiques, from Maria Luisa to Colette, Hermes to Chanel, Goyard to John Galliano, Cartier and all the jewellers of Place Vendôme, Le Meurice reflects the lively rhythm and elegant ambience of the chic 1st arrondissement in the heart of Paris.

Hôtel Plaza Athénée Paris

Hôtel Plaza Athénée Paris
25 avenue Montaigne, 75008 Paris, France
Tel: +33 1 53 67 66 65, Fax: +33 1 53 67 66 66

This truly Parisian luxury property filled with elegance and charm, is ideally located between the Avenue des Champs Elysées and the Eiffel Tower, at the crossroads of fashion, entertainment and business.

With fine décor "à la parisienne", the Hôtel Plaza Athénée features 188 guest rooms including 43 suites, offering views to the chic avenue Montaigne, the Westside of the Eiffel Tower or the charming courtyard.

Since its inauguration in 1911, the Plaza radiates an incomparable charm which has seduced an elegant Parisian and international clientele.

The recent redecoration of the lobby recaptures the warm colour codes used by the hotel: “Plaza reds”, terracotta wares, gold and bronzes.
To enchant every guest, the hotel mingles glamour and tradition with the most updated technology.

At the Hôtel Plaza Athénée, the pleasure of luxury is celebrated, cultivated and expressed in four different venues supervised by the world-renowned Chef Alain Ducasse; each combining the art of living with delicious cuisine in a unique way.

The intuitive warmth of the 520 staff members also anticipates your every need with passion.

Principe di Savoia

Hotel Principe di Savoia Milano
Piazza della Repubblica 17, 20124 Milan, Italy
C.F. & P.IVA : 03979560962 Tel: +39 02 62301, Fax: +39 02 659 5838, +39 02 2900 6781

Best World Hotel from Milan

Dominating the Piazza della Repubblica the Hotel Principe di Savoia is a luxury five-star hotel that has been the natural home for international travellers and cosmopolitan society since the 1920's.

Its imposing neoclassical facade hides one of the world's most luxuriously appointed hotels. With its superb location, superlative facilities and outstanding standards of service, the Hotel Principe di Savoia offers a winning combination of old-fashioned opulence combined with the latest innovations in technology and design.

Easily accessed from all parts of the city and close to Milan's many attractions and elegant shopping districts, the Hotel Principe di Savoia is within 50 minutes of Milan's main airport, Malpensa.

Hotel Principe di Savoia is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Hilton London Paddington

146 Praed Street
W2 1EE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7850 0500
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7850 0600

Best World Hotel from London

Connected by footbridge to Paddington Station, the smart Hilton London Paddington hotel is just 15 minutes from Heathrow Airport. Unwind in the gym or sauna before enjoying baked sea bass at The Brasserie Restaurant and poker at the casino. Do business in the Executive Lounge and enjoy wireless internet access throughout.

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Plan an event

The Hilton London Paddington hotel boasts 18 meeting rooms for 2-350, all with wireless internet access. Book the ballroom for weddings and banquets.
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Restaurants and bars

Grab a lunchtime sushi bento box at Steam Bar or dine with colleagues at The Brasserie. Try the casino bar in the Hilton London Paddington hotel.

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Our hotel rooms

From Hilton Rooms up, all Hilton London Paddington hotel rooms offer wireless internet access. Book an Executive Room for Executive Lounge access. Find out more

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The Hyatt Regency Birmingham

Best World Hotel
from Birmingham.

HOTEL IN BIRMINGHAM The Hyatt Regency Birmingham is a modern, luxury hotel in the city of Birmingham.

We are one of the few hotels in Birmingham that combines a central location for both business and leisure, with a full complement of amenities.

Our hotel in Birmingham offers a range of luxury room options, from spacious Guestrooms to the exclusive Presidential Suite. Guests at our Birmingham hotel can enjoy breathtaking views over the city of Birmingham.

The Hyatt Regency Birmingham is linked directly to the Birmingham International Convention Centre (ICC) and Symphony Hall. It is within walking distance of Broad Street and Brindley Place, the city’s vibrant nightlife district.

We are also only ten minutes by train from Birmingham International Airport and the National Exhibition Centre (NEC).

Rating: 4 Stars
Size: 319 rooms - 24 floors
Credit cards: American Express, Master Card, Visa
Currency: GBP
Check-in: 2PMCheck-out: 12PM

Great Eastern Hotel

Great Eastern Hotel 40 Liverpool Street,
London, England (United Kingdom) EC2M 7QN
Tel: +44 207 618 5000 Fax: +44 207 618 5001

Best World Hotel from London

The five star Great Eastern Hotel, located in The City, London’s financial district, is a quintessential English modern hotel, housed in its historical building adjacent to Liverpool Street railway station.

Conveniently located nearby the main financial institutions of the City, it is easily accessible from Stansted and London City Airports, and a short taxi ride from central London.

The hotel is close to the Barbican, providing plenty of opportunities for entertainment. With 267 exquisitely furnished luxury rooms with all modern conveniences, five buzzing restaurants, including the famous Aurora Restaurant and two lively bars, this hotel is a truly hip and modern London business address.

Rating: Deluxe - OHG, Stars Rating - 5
Size: 267 rooms - 6 floors - 13 meeting rooms
Credit cards: All Major Brands, American Express, Master Card, Diners Club, Eurocard, Visa
Currency: GBP
Check-in: 3:00 PMCheck-out: 12:00 PM

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Mercure Sydney

818-820 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia. Telephone +61 2 9217 6666
Facsimile +61 2 9217 6616

Best World Hotel from Sydney

A Sydney hotel in the heart of the city where a warm and friendly welcome awaits you. Mercure Sydney is your ideal Sydney hotel accommodation choice, located right in the heart of Sydney's entertainment district and next to Sydney Central Station, the city's major transport hub.

Mercure Sydney is the perfect Sydney hotel from which to explore all Sydney's major tourist attractions with parking on site and easy public transport at our doorstep. The Capitol Theatre, Sydney's Darling Harbour and the Sydney Aquarium are all within walking distance.

The Sydney city commercial centre and retail shopping precinct is only moments away which makes the Mercure Sydney the perfect Sydney hotel for business or pleasure. Business travellers, conference delegates and meeting planners find our Sydney meeting rooms, conference facilities and function venues ideal as well as our proximity to the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Mercure Sydney is family friendly too; kids stay and eat free* and all the family can enjoy visiting the Sydney Aquarium, Imax Theatre, Powerhouse Museum, Maritime Museum, QVB, Galleries Victoria and Harbourside shopping centres and much more.

Sunday, November 11, 2007

River Chateau Hotel

River Chateau Hotel - Via Flaminia, 520 - 00191 Roma - Tel. 06 33 40 616 - Fax 06 33 40 626

The new River Chateau Hotel is a four stars luxury hotel situated in a strategic area of Rome.

The Hotel is at a few minutes away from both the city center and the Great Ring Road (Grande Raccordo Anulare), in the quite residential "VIP" area of Via Flaminia. River Chateau is a Hotel suitable for different kinds of costumers.

It is the ideal Hotel for everybody who wants to follow the sports events in Rome, thanks to his closeness to the Olympic Stadium, the Coni and Flaminio Stadium, but also for the concerts and theatre plays of the capital, thanks to his closeness to the Auditorium of Rome or Music Park and to the Olympic Theatre.

Refined and elegant Hotel in Rome where everything has been cured in the smallest detail. Decoration with gold leaves stucco, wood paneling of walnut-tree wood and precious fabrics, polychrome marbles and mosaics. The Hotel has a restaurant, an american bar and a guarded garage.

Rome Cavalieri Hilton

Via Alberto Cadlolo 101, Rome, Italy 00136
Tel: 39-06-35091 Fax: 39-06-35092241

Rome Cavalieri Hilton, Italy, is situated in a 15-acre private park just above the Vatican, with panoramic views over the historic city centre. It's a 5-star deluxe resort hotel within the city, featuring 370 guest rooms with private balconies, including 25 suites and 105 Executive rooms, plus the state-of-the-art Grand Spa.... more

Rome Cavalieri Hilton, Italy, is situated in a 15-acre private park just above the Vatican, with panoramic views over the historic city centre.

It's a 5-star deluxe resort hotel within the city, featuring 370 guest rooms with private balconies, including 25 suites and 105 Executive rooms, plus the state-of-the-art Grand Spa. A highly prized art collection is displayed throughout the hotel.

The six food and beverage outlets include the famous Michelin three-star-rated La Pergola restaurant. The hotel can accommodate conferences for up to 5,500 delegates.