Category Archives: Hotels & Spas

Cordée des Alpes

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Mar 2015 10:41 am | Hotels & Spas

Cordee des Alpes is a hotel located in the center of Verbier, Switzerland that is at an altitude of 1550 meters above sea level and is one of the best places to ski in the world with over 410 km of ski runs and 90 ski lifts for all levels of complexity. The hotel is close to the restaurants, nightclubs and shops of the region with the Medran gondola at a distance of only 15 minutes by foot. The Cordee…

B”O Hotel by Muro Rojo Arquitectura

By : Dennis Franklin | 27 Feb 2015 4:59 pm | Hotels & Spas

The B’’O Hotel located in San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico was designed by the Muro Rojo Arquitectura practice in 2012 as an exemplary hospitality venue that combines the concept of  a hotel with that of a house. The project has its aesthetic rooted in the land with the mestizo culture as its main source of inspiration and the site offers textures, spaces and elements that gradually unveil the city. The name comes from the Tzotzil language and it means…

K West Hotel & Spa

By : Dennis Franklin | 18 Feb 2015 8:01 pm | Hotels & Spas

The K West Hotel and Spa is the name of the reinvented BBC Building Kensington House built in the 1960s and recently redesigned to update the interior and reflect the rich musical heritage of the venue in London, UK, where celebrities like Bob Marley, Bowie, The Kinks, Roxi Music and plenty more played or were guests. The transformation into a hotel made it become even more sought after by the musicians playing at nearby venues like O2 Shepherds Bush Empire…

The Grand Daddy Boutique Hotel

By : Dennis Franklin | 16 Feb 2015 7:04 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Grand Daddy is a boutique hotel located in Cape Town, South Africa where each room features a unique design and aside from the diverse interior the guests also have the option to occupy one of the seven Airstream trailers on the roof (which we covered in a bit more detail here) that were each designed by different local artists. The trailers offer queen-sized beds, a wet room with shower and also TV, aircon and fridges, while the rooms are…

Lafayette Hotel Boutique by Creativ Interior Studio

By : Dennis Franklin | 10 Feb 2015 10:14 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Lafayette Hotel Boutique in Bucharest, Romania is at a distance of only 5 minutes on foot from the historic center and features a remarkable façade reminiscent of the 19th century French design which was created by the Creativ Interior Studio to evoke the elegance of the past while also adding the comforts and facilities of modern day technology. The Romanian capital used to be named “Little Paris” and this is the idea that started the design of the project,…

SORTIS Hotel, Casino & Spa by Bettis Tarazi Arquitectos

By : Dennis Franklin | 9 Feb 2015 9:11 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Sortis Hotel, Casino and Spa located in the Obarrio neighborhood in the center of Panama City, is a touristic complex that gives access to some of the best attractions in Latin America due to the abundance of beaches, historical sites as well as urban developments. The project was designed by the Bettis Tarazi Arquitectos practice that created a layout that integrates a business center, a five star hotel complete with amenities as well as a casino and the needed…

Avenue Lodge by Jean Philippe Nuel

By : Dennis Franklin | 6 Feb 2015 6:33 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Avenue Lodge in Val d’Isere, France is a great ski chalet with an interior designed by Jean Philippe Nuel to ensure a luxurious stay in one of the best vacation spots in Europe with sufficient amenities to permit even those that don’t enjoy ski too much to have a great stay. The chalet is on the main street of the village and at a distance of 200 meters from the Espace Killy slopes, allowing easy access to slopes on…

Amethyst Hotel by NL Architects

By : Dennis Franklin | 5 Feb 2015 8:22 am | Hotels & Spas

The Amethyst Hotel is a luxurious and quite impressive project in the shape of an amethyst cathedral geode that will be built in several locations throughout the world with a design created by the NL Architects practice. The choice of an amethyst comes from its universal regard as an auspicious gem which is presumed to heal illness and bring good luck to the wearer. The first project will be located on the Ocean Flower Island in China which is itself…

Palais Thermal by Kauffmann Theilig & Partner, Freie Architekten BDA

By : Dennis Franklin | 3 Feb 2015 7:00 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Palais Thermal located in Kurplatz, Bad Wildbad, Germany was designed in 2012 by the practice of Kauffmann Theilig & Partner, Freie Architekten BDA to update the historic resort in the Black Forest with a new wooden landscape as well as a more contemporary outdoor pool, terraces, saunas and a great view of the valley. The thermal spring facilities are some of the most important touristic elements in the area but they needed a review since there is an inoperative…

Bea B&B by Bea Mombaers

By : Dennis Franklin | 2 Feb 2015 10:54 pm | Hotels & Spas

The Bea B&B isn’t your typical hotel since it is located in a traditional family home so it ensures all the comfort and warmth you are bound to find in one with the beautiful scenery of the town of Knokke, Belgium as its surroundings. The owners commissioned the architect Bea Mombaers to design the interior and she combined the Dutch farmhouse exterior with accents taken from the English cottages. A tall ceiling and open layout with large windows ensure a…

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