9 posts tagged historic hotel
9 posts tagged historic hotel
Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado, USA is a historic brick structure built in the 1880s, now part of Auberge Resorts, it is offering 93 distinctively reimagined luxury guest rooms & suites; Restaurant, Spa and iconic J-Bar.
During Prohibition a celebrated spiked drink, the Aspen Crud, was invented at its legendary J-Bar. Over the years many celebrities like Gary Cooper and John Wayne stayed at the Jerome.
(when booking your stay, please book directly through hotel’s website; on this blog by clicking the “hotel’s name”)
Hotel da Oliveira in Guimarães, #Portugal is located a 2 minute walk from the Guimarães Castle in the heart of the historic town centre; a UNESCO world heritage site. The project, designed by interior designer Paulo Lobo, transformed an old Pousada de Portugal, into a fine contemporary establishment.
The Hotel du Continent is a 3-star Paris hotel with 25 guest rooms recently re-designed by Christian #LACROIX. The property dates back to the 19th century.
The rooms on the six floors (5 continents & the poles) have a unique design, dedicated to a different continent, taking guests on a journey around the world.
The Monaci delle Terre Nere is restored seventeenth-century villa within 40 acres of organic farmland offering eight guest rooms located on the slopes of Mount Etna, in an up-and-coming wine region. The owners Guido Alessandro Coffa and Ada Calabrese have done a marvellous job creating a mix of modern interiors within a 17th-century landmark.
The Marlton in NYC's Greenwich Village, marks its re-birth as a “Baby Grand Hotel" this fall. With its rich history, this 107-room boutique incarnation of the legendary Greenwich Village lodging house is bound to make an impression within the redevelopment of West Eighth Street. Once it was temporary home to the likes of Jack Kerouac or the then young & struggling actor Mickey Rourke.
The "QT" design hotel in Sydney, Australia with its 200 guestrooms occupies the building above the State Theatre and the old Gowings department store. Playful, stylish but eminently comfortable interiors incorporate many of the buildings original features like a century old urinal in the men’s loo! spaQ continues the retro theme with 1930s tiled walls and original windows (treatment rooms 5 and 6 occupy the old Gowings barber shop).
Designers: Nic Graham and Shelley Indyk
The B2 Boutique Hotel + Spa in Zurich Switzerland is within the unique spaces of a former brewery. Opened in March 2012 the Hotel promises a hotel stay within ancient walls full of history, but a very contemporary outlook. The Spa boosts a spectacular rooftop pool with views over the city.
Wythe Hotel in NYC started with the discovery of an old factory on the Brooklyn waterfront. Built in 1901 as a cooperage, the current owners have preserved, renovated, and turned this historically industrial building into a place where people feel welcome.
The “Town Hall Hotel" occupies the walls of an Edwardian Grade II listed building (built 1910 - 1937), the old Bethnal Green Town Hall, at London’s East End. Added was a modern extension by rare architects Michel da Costa Gonçalves and Nathalie Rozencwajg.
(photos: ed reeve, edmund sumner, calvin chua)