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Top 10 of the Best Party Hotels

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Part of what defines a getaway is the freedom from responsibility. A new place, some refreshing faces and warm bodies, no reservations. Cutting away the puppet strings from the people we have to answer to and the paperwork on our desks is what a vacation should be. So spread your wings a little and go wild in one of the best venues in the country – the hotel.

Believe it or not hotels have the most chill places to lounge or bump and grind the night away. There are the infinity pools, rooftop bars selling the most knockout drinks, the restaurants and hotel-based clubs which only allow A-listers to go through and not to mention the grand rooms which can house concerts or large events. In this list we have compiled the best places to get down for a wild night.


Airport Hotel Highs: When Getting Stuck in an Airport is like Having a Vacation in Itself

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There are times when you get stuck in an airport due to inclement weather or to some disturbance at your destination. When bad luck hounds your plans, these airport hotels might change your perception of your situation.

Melt the Stress Away


Of course it gets stressful once you’re landlocked inside an airport when you were just expecting to be done with the business of getting to where you’re going. But when you’re at the Hong Kong International, there’s no need to worry if you get billeted at the Regal Airport Hotel. Watch the other planes zip by while floating on a pool. You can somebody else rub your back at one of Om Spa’s outdoor cabanas. If your feet are feeling a little overused, try the foot massage and perhaps some manicure and pedicure. If there’s some place where you’d be in a matter of time, just tell the staff and they’ll accommodate the treatments that suit your needs.


8 of the Most Impressive Lighthouse Hotels in the World

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In literature as in the media, lighthouses are usually viewed from the perspective of the ship that’s looking for light. It signals “home”, “guide”, and dry land. After traveling for days on end through the vastness of the sea, lighthouses are always a welcome sight—especially for travelers who may feel lost in their journey. This is probably the same charm that attracts most travelers who choose to stay in lighthouse hotels. From a room in a lighthouse hotel, you get the other side of the story.

You get to look out to the vastness of the sea without leaving the warmth of the hearth. Below are the top 15 lighthouse hotels you can stay in—whether you’re a traveler who’s sea-weary, or a native who’s looking at the prospect of setting sail. Nothing can be more romantic than these lounges.

Argentina: Faro Punta Delgada



Enormous Fees that can be added to your Hotel Bill

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Booking at a five-star hotel is fine, that is, until you get your bill while you’re checking out. Suddenly, your $245 a night hotel room is double the price, and why? Because you availed of “services” which you just assumed came with the package. Before you order a room service massage or any use any of the amenities in your hotel, look at the factors which can hike up your hotel bill.

Early Check In

While some people think that checking in early is pretty harmless as long as the room’s already vacant, think again. A lot of hotels actually charge high fees for early check ins. You can add $20 to $50 to your hotel bill just by arriving too early. These are true most especially in very accommodating hotels like the Hyatt Regency and the Hilton.

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Eco-Friendly Hotels

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environmentIf you are serious about protecting the environment and reducing your carbon footprint they you may want to organize your holidays this year to take advantage of the many eco-friendly hotels and guesthouses that are now available.

The Falmouth Beach Resort Hotel in Cornwall has state of the art facilities and a stunning view looking out over the beautiful bay, but it is also committed to sustainable environmental management. The hotel adapts strict waste reduction policies including a recycling scheme, and encourages both staff and guest to use public transport, cycling and walking to get around. The hotel also sources produce for the kitchen from the local area to reduce food miles and carbon emissions, and encourages self-catering guestsLittle Haven, Pembrokeshire to buy locally as well. You might also be interested in the new eco-friendly holiday village being developed in Pembrokeshire, which comprises of timber lodges and cottages that follow a tradition Welsh village layout, but that are powered by renewable energy sources such as biomass fuels that are developed from local crops.


Top Six Hotel Beds Across the Globe

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If you’re the type who works more than twelve hours a day, six days a week, it’s most likely that you’ve forgotten what your bed is for. Nearly all working Americans hardly get enough sleep, taking work and late night television to bed with them. These hotels might actually just give you the necessary refresher course on how to relax after a hard day’s work.

Loisaba Wilderness in Kenya

Who says camping out needs to be stressful? When you enjoy the wildlife of Kenya’s Loisaba Wilderness, you get to sleep under the stars in the comfort of a four-poster bed. Don’t worry because it’s covered by a mosquito net so those gigantic African bugs won’t be feasting on your blood while you sleep.


Hotels in Brussels

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Visiting Brussels, the European capital, is interesting. This time, I would like to give some advices about three good hotels from Brussels. If you plan a trip to Brussels, it might be your destination.

  1. Astrid Centre Hotel ***. It is located in the very centre of Brussels, 400 metres away from the Grand Place. It is situated in a quite picturesque neighborhood, between the fish market and St. Catherine Market, where you can enjoy the local gastronomy. You can find here 100 modern rooms with all necessary amenities. Adress: Place du Samedi 11 Zaterdagplein, 1000 Brussels

2.Hotel La Madeleine **(budget). Belongs to the Belhotel group, which rebuilded and expanded the hotel in 1996. 50 rooms with comfortable furniture, bathroom with shower cabin. Excelent services, familiar atmosphere. Location: in the historic city centre, near the Railway Station and Central Market

Adress: Rue de la Montagne 20-22; B-1000 Brussels


Best New Hotels in New York City

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New York is known for a lot of things. The place is always busy and adapts to changes that happens around it. Whether in the field of sports, entertainment and of course fashion, it just keeps on improving. One more industry that is growing is its lodging business.

The present recession greatly affected hotel industries in the US.  Based on the information provided by Travlezoo, the lodging business last 2008 went down on a depressing value and was still pulled down by approximately nine percent in 2009. This 2010, despite the US current situation, New York City hotels do not seem to be affected. In fact, more hotel rooms and structures with astounding designs and remarkable services are popping out in the Big Apple. These hotels seem to be everywhere. There’s in Chelsea, Nolita and lower Manhattan. According to Chris Heywood of NYC & Company, the city’s tourism authority, guests can still enjoy and explore the genuine New York City even if some of these new hotels are located in the not so popular enclaves.