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England will open the most beautiful hotel in the world

St Pancras Midland Grand is a historic London hotel, for many years considered one of the most beautiful hotels in the world, will open its doors to guests for the first time in the last 76 years. It has been renamed the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel.

Midland Grand, designed for 300 rooms, was built in 1873, next to London’s St Pancras station. At that time the hotel would be equipped with all technical innovations, including elevators and revolving doors. However, the rooms had no running water, and guests had to share bathrooms.

Because of the range of public nuisance the hotel was closed in 1935 and was used as office building. In 1966, the hotel and the station building was under threat of demolition. They managed to save fans of the Victorian era, has proven that the demolition of such architectural structures borders on a criminal offence.

In 2004 it was decided to refurbish the St Pancras Midland Grand. In the course of restoration works, costing $245 million in the building were discovered unique wall and ceiling paintings. Continue reading

Choose a fancy hotel for your next vacation

Every year near Kiruna (Sweden), 200 km from the Arctic circle, Ice Hotel is erected. And every year for construction invite different architects and designers, so each new Ice Hotel is different from its predecessors.

Five-star the ark

The international Union of architects presented the project of the hotel, which has become a kind of Noah’s ark.

The main difference of this hotel from other resorts of this level is that it can protect its guests from the disaster of universal scale – earthquakes, tsunamis, severe flooding.

The hotel is called “floating Behemoth”, although in form it rather resembles a shell. The architects themselves call their project Ark, since the hotel should be erected on the same principle as that of Noah’s ark – uniform arrangement of ropes and arches that distribute the weight so that the structure becomes invulnerable to any of the elements.

In the design used solar panels and a rainwater collection system, i.e. “the ark” can exist autonomously. The need for artificial lighting is minimal, since the structure is transparent. Continue reading

Hotels haunted

Just recently, the world had fun with Halloween pumpkins, but for those who that was not enough, and who loves “hot”, you can go to one of the darkest 6 hotels in the world and get acquainted there with their ethereal inhabitants. Talking today about the most famous haunted hotels.

Just recently, the world had fun with Halloween pumpkins, but for those who that was not enough, and who loves “hot”, you can go to one of the darkest 6 hotels in the world and get acquainted there with their ethereal inhabitants. Talking today about the most famous haunted hotels.

Stanley Hotel, Colorado, USA

In the United States have chosen the ghosts of the Stanley Hotel in Colorado, which was opened in 1909 and became famous for its scenery for the filming of the horror movie The Shining, where she played Jack Nicholson. The film was put on the stage by Stephen king, who in this hotel, just visited and was impressed by the sudden and neobychnymi way unpacked their own Luggage when he for a moment left his room. Continue reading

Restaurant on the Rhine in Germany
The hotel has a lift, a restaurant, a bar with old stone fireplace, a restaurant,used also as meeting room, penthouse (140 sq. m for accommodation of the owner), great big…

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Unusual hotels of the world
For thrill-seekers was opened in Singapore luxury hotel — Marina Bay Sands . This Grand hotel comprises three 55-storey towers, dominated by a huge gondola with swimming pools and green…

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Association The Leading Hotels of The World
From 19 to 22 November in the Venice Giorgio Cini Foundation hosted the annual Congress of members of the Association The Leading Hotels of The World, uniting more than 450…

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