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Our favourite London hotels!

There is always something new in London! A restaurant, hip boutique, great brunch place or of course a hotel. I took time and visited some of the properties. Some new, some of them with a long history, some under refurb ( e.g. Mandarin Oriental) and some fairly new, but new for me. Here is the selection, where you will not be dissapointed. Brown´s Fantastic service, fascinationg history, great comfy beds and location!!! In the heart of Mayfair, one of London's most desired locations, Rocco Forte’s Brown's Hotel has a fascinating history and has hosted many distinguished guests since it opened as London’s first hotel in 1837. To this day, this glamorous hotel welcomes guests “in-the-know”, and after an extensive refurbishment, it personifies the refined sophistication of modern British luxury. Guest rooms and suites are decorated in a contemporary style while maintaining original features and details. Everyone flocks to HIX at The Albemarle, to sample famed chef Mark Hix’s seasonal menu of classic British dishes and admire original British artworks by Tracey Emin and Bridget Riley. The Donovan Bar displays fifty of Terence Donovan's photographs, and award-winning afternoon tea at Brown’s is a must. The Welleseley The Great Gatsby!!! London's finest boutique-grand hotel, overlooking Hyde Park in Knightsbridge, with extensive cigar lounge, fabulous suites and free Rolls Royce transfers. My new favourite! With original Art Deco features, this luxury boutique hotel is a 2-minute walk from Hyde Park Corner tube station with direct trains to Heathrow airport. All rooms and suites are individually decorated with artwork and period furnishings, and feature flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi access, minibars and personalised tablet PCs. Some rooms overlook Hyde Park. Suites add in-wall bathroom TVs. Butler service is available 24/7. There's a glamorous Italian restaurant, a 1920s-style bar, a jazz lounge with live performances, and a humidor and cigar terrace. Afternoon tea is served in the lounge. Rosewood London It feels like a private luxury residence! An iconic hotel near Covent Garden, stands out among London luxury hotels, combining English heritage with contemporary sophistication.Timeless elegance, welcoming and relaxing environment, great buzzing bar and restaurant adds the cherry on the cake. Occupying a restored Edwardian mansion and entered via a carriageway and courtyard, this plush hotel is 2 minutes' walk from Holborn tube station and 11 minutes' walk from the Royal Opera House. Rooms and suites combine original belle epoque elements with contemporary designs. All have flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, Nespresso coffee machines, sound systems and iPod docks. Suites add personal bars and butler service. There's an elegant dining room with red leather banquettes, a deli, an outdoor terrace area and a bar offering more than 200 single malt whiskeys. The luxury spa offers treatments, with saunas, steam rooms and a fitness suite. I have also check the other hotels e.g. always great Bulgari, Four Seasons, The Dorchester, well priced The Kensington, Connaught, Cafe Royal and Mandarin Oriental, and there is more to come. Safe travels! Eva

Hello 2017 with great Monaco rates!

Let me share with you few insights from the Principality. Its been sunny every day over the festive holiday season and the temperatures were as high as 18°C. The Christmas market will pack up and leave today, no more mulled wine till December 2017! Its your last chance to ice-skate in the Port overlooking the yachts, there are also good bargains to snap in the boutiques and lovely new restaurants to visit. The premier hotel properties in Monaco have fantastic prices right now and if you are looking for a break, its a nice time to enjoy Monaco with less crowds. Another great time to come and enjoy these good deals is during Spring break in February. Some of the beach restaurant will already be opened and you can feel the warm sunshine rays on your face already. The colours are bright and the sea is calm and clear. If you like to take photos, this is the right time! Some days you can almost see Corsica. We invite you to come to Monaco to unwind, relax and be in the healthy environment. Very Happy 2017! PS: And of course you must come again in summer! We can offer great deals for stays in mythic Saint Tropez, with its many legendary beach clubs situated on Pampelonne Beach, such as Club 55 or Nikki Beach.

ILTM 2016 and Swiss Deluxe Hotels

Another ILTM (International Luxury Travel Market) is over. This time shall be marked in every luxury travel agent calendar. Annualy! ILTM in Cannes is the top flagship inspirational show. Everyone comes to Cannes: our customers, our media and us. It’s where the world meets the world! You meet the absolute best in class and do more business in a week than is possible in many months. More contacts, more opportunities, more insights and more markets than anywhere else – you can’t afford not to be part of it. Thank you Swiss Deluxe Hotels for wonderful party! Merry Chritmas everybody. J&T Concierge Monaco!

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