HOSTEL CELICA, LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA
Hostel CELICA is an artistically renovated former prison turned into a hostel situated in the centre of Ljubljana. You can experience to sleep in one of 20 artistically renovated former cells with bars on the door and on the window.
LA AMADA HOTEL, CANCUN, MEXICO
Looking more like some millionaire’s Miami crib than a traditional Cancun resort, the all white, Zen-minimalist La Amada Hotel exudes a down-to-earth sexiness and an understated elegance — creamy sofas, gauzy curtains, personal Jacuzzis — that’s distinctive enough to have landed La Amada on Condé Nast Traveler’s 2010 Hot List.
OLD RAILWAY STATION HOTEL, PETWORTH, WEST SUSSEX, UK
Formerly Petworth Railway Station, built in 1892 - now the perfect place to relax in colonial splendour. You may choose to stay in the Old Station or step back in time and board the train.
Kolarbyn is called Sweden’s most primitive hotel. It is a natural refuge for silence, wilderness and adventure in a beautiful forest setting just a couple of hours away from the capital Stockholm.
MCMENAMINS KENNEDY SCHOOL HOTEL, PORTLAND, OREGON, USA
McMenamins renovated the once-abandoned scholastic gem and turned it into Portland’s most unique hotel. Here you’ll find 35 comfy guestrooms fashioned from former classrooms (complete with original chalkboards and cloakrooms, private baths and telephones), a restaurant, multiple small bars, a movie theater, soaking pool, gift shop and a brewery. Extensive original artwork and historical photographs cover the walls, ceilings, doorways and hallways.
HUGH HEFNER SKY VILLA, THE PALMS HOTEL, LAS VEGAS, USA
Sitting atop the Fantasy Tower is a Vegas suite so extraordinary, it’s where Kanye West held court at MTV’s 2007 Video Music Awards—and invited Common, Soulja Boy and T-Pain over to live the good life.
The Hugh Hefner Villa features an outdoor, cantilevered Playboy Jacuzzi® pool with glass end wall and a spectacular view of The Strip. This incredible villa showcases the best of everything including a large living room, full bar, media room, dining room, fully equipped gym with sauna and a spa-style treatment room. For some unexpected panache, enjoy the glass elevator, eight-foot, round rotating bed, an extra-large show tub, pop-up plasma televisions, poker table, an outdoor terrace with Las Vegas Strip views, and sunbathing areas with a bar. This premier penthouse suite will have you living large.
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HOTEL RITZ, PARIS, FRANCE
Tradition, prestige, and a legendary past set the Ritz Paris apart from other palace hotels. Among the elegantly appointed rooms and suites are ten renowned specialty suites, including the Coco Chanel, Windsor, and Imperial. Located on the beautiful Place Vendome, the Ritz is in the heart of Paris, within walking distance to many historical monuments and fashionable shopping areas.
Trivia: French fashion designer Coco Chanel died in the Hôtel Ritz Paris of a heart attack in 1971. Diana, Princess of Wales was killed in a car crash after leaving the Hôtel Ritz on 31st August 1997.
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BELLAROCCA ISLAND RESORT AND SPA, MARINDUQUE, PHILIPPINES
Discerning travelers in search of their next unexplored destination need to look no further than the Philippine Islands. With its white Santorini-inspired architecture on rolling terrain contrasted with the azure blue of the sky above and the clear water below, Bellarocca Island Resort and Spa offers a fantastic experience unlike any other place in the Philippines and across South-East Asia.
HOTEL PLAZA ATHENEE, PARIS
Barbie’s dreamhouse is no longer only a dream. Plaza Athenee’s Barbie rooms have been “made over like a little girl’s dream in the iconic doll’s favorite colors with exclusively signed furniture and accessories galore,” according to the hotel. Between August 6 and September 2, little girls and their parents can get adjoining rooms at the 99-year-old hotel.
The Family Package of one Barbie room and one Deluxe room (communicating rooms) costs 1,600 Euros. A Family Package of one Barbie room and one Delux suite costs 2,500 Euros.
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