16 Luxury Hotels to Experience in CovetED Magazine’s 9th Issue ⇒ Nowadays, a hotel should be an idealized version of our homes and is a great place to find inspiration to decorate your own home. For the 9th issue, CovetED selected once again a series of luxury hotels all around the world that strictly yet passionately follow this notion. They are certainly oasis one should experience and visit.
–> Subscribe our Newsletter and be up-to-date with CovetED Magazine <–
Situated in the heart of Copenhagen, the four-star First Hotel Kong Frederik is the oldest hotel in the city, combining the personality of a boutique hotel with the services of an international hotel chain. This charming hotel, built in a nineteenth-century townhouse, has a very interesting aesthetic mixing a unique classical design with a modern and elegant atmosphere.
The amazing decor reminds the guests of another era through antique wooden furniture, old bookshelves and several paintings hanging on the walls, representing Danish royalty and hunting scenes. The vintage decoration and the candle lights reveal a mysterious atmosphere surrounding you with history and feeling like a king. To top it all, the beautiful interior courtyard provides a peaceful and cosy space for relaxing and enjoying the experience of staying at First Hotel Kong Frederik.
Address: Vester Voldgade 25, 1552 København V, Denmark
Although the aristocratic name, the interior is not necessarily classic, it has a funny knight’s armour welcoming you in the lobby. So, yes, you’ll feel that medieval spirit but also a sense of modernity. As soon as we entered the hotel we knew that the medieval spirit was there but with a touch of refinement. Four buildings form the whole hotel, including an 850 square meter spa, where you’ll be treated as a king or queen: the area includes hot tub, sauna and fitness.
Address: Nørre Søgade 11, 1370 København K, Denmark
Located on Vesterbro in the heart of Copenhagen, the Hotel is a central option only 200m from the central station of Copenhagen, so the access is really easy. As the location matters, The Andersen is close to the city centre, metro, parks, shopping, restaurants and the nightlife. This vibrant urban area is packed with reputable restaurants, trendy bars, and laidback atmosphere. All you could be looking for! It’s the perfect spot for Andersen Hotel with its modern and edgy design that really reflects the city’s energy.
Address: Helgolandsgade 12, 1653 København V, Denmark
The Principal Madrid, located in the heart of the Spanish capital, on Gran Via more precisely, was inspired by fashion and lifestyle gurus while celebrating Spanish historic heritage. The result is that of a refined and timeless design. The hotel’s 76 rooms and suites display an elegance characterized by muted colours and high-quality textiles, where a sophisticated chic atmosphere is created, evocative of a 21st century Manhattan loft meets British clubhouse.
Address: Calle Marqués de Valdeiglesias, 1, 28004 Madrid, Spain
Chicago, United States
InterContinental Chicago was completed in 1929 and is located on the Chicago´s Magnificent Mile, the heart of the vibrant downtown and the fashion district. City’s finest shopping, entertainment and cultural attractions location, where The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park are at the doorstep of the hotel. Originally, a 42-story building was commissioned by the Shriners Organization and designed by architect Walter W. Ahlschlager for the Medinah Athletic Club, an exclusive luxury men’s club. Tower combined elements of many architectural styles. Indian, Assyrian, Mesopotamian, Moorish cultures influenced interior and architectural elements were present in the luxurious building.
Address: 505 Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Located in the heart of Kiev, Ukraine, 11 Mirrors Design Hotel is the first and only design hotel in the country. Its 11 stores with panoramic views of this stunning capital will make you travel through a simplistic and peaceful set of mirrors and reflections, from the comfort of the rooms to the typical dishes of their traditional cuisine. The concept was created by Wladimir Klitschko, a Ukrainian sports superstar, who was eager to bring a modern touch to his favourite city.
Address: Bohdana Khmel’nyts’koho St, 34, Kyiv, Ukraine, 01030
⇒ Related Article: REVISIT THE INCREDIBLE HOTELS COVETED HAS DISCOVERED IN 2017 – PART 1 ⇐
Lezzeno Co, Italy
As soon as you enter the astonishing Filario Hotel, you are immediately hailed with contemporary elegance. Nestled in the privileged location of the shores of the Lake Como, in Italy, this deluxe hotel is part of the Design Hotels community, and as expected, it provides a series of enticing amenities that will leave you absolutely flabbergasted, from the generous and lavish spaces to the panoramic views. The Filario Hotel and Residences embody the noteworthy essence of modernity and luxury, whether it is in regards to its architecture or clean design.
Address: SP583, 89, 22025 Lezzeno CO, Italy
Chicago, United States
Comprised of 268 generous guestrooms and 48 private suites, the extremely comfortable accommodations at the Langham are defined by warm and neutral tones that are enhanced by rich textiles and dark woods creating open and inviting spaces and giving meaning to understated elegance in the heart of cosmopolitan Chicago. Another amazing feature that we were completely stunned with was the floor-to-ceiling windows that allowed us to have premium views of the city skyline and Chicago River. What best describes the success of the five-star hotel, The Langham, Chicago is its legendary service and timeless style.
Address: 330 North Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
Located in the heart of Fez, Morocco, in a former Arab-Moorish palace, the prestigious Palais Faraj & Spa offers a unique sense of refinement and comfort. The hospitality venue boasts magnificent views of the Medina. Built in the 19th century and renovated from 2007 to 2012, Palais Faraj is a symbol of architectural rarity, authenticity and elegance. It was designed by the proficient French architect and interior designer, Jean Baptiste Barian.
Address: Bab Ziat, Quartier Ziat, 30000 Fès Médina, Morocco
The listed Palais located in the first district has been built between 1869 and 1873, planned by Heinrich Förster and Theophil Edvard Hansen, who is known as one of the most important architects of Ring Boulevard (Parliament, the Vienna Music Society…). Originally planned as a hotel for the world exhibition in 1873 in Vienna, the Palais did not actually open as such. Just in 1997, when the City of Vienna sold the building, the Palais Hansen Kempinski Immobiliengesellschaft teamed up with the Kempinski Group to start their painstaking restoration and to remodel the building into a hotel.
Address: Schottenring 24, 1010 Wien, Austria
New York, United States
Located in Midtown Manhattan by Central Park, this hotel offers a great access to some of the city’s main landmarks including Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall and of course the iconic Fifth Avenue. This hip option is well known for its striking and ever-growing permanent art collection, with exhibitions, installations, cultural events and performances. The interior design style is contemporary and urban, offering a welcome point of distinction from the many traditional hotels found in this part of the city.
Address: 101 W 57th St, New York, NY 10019, USA
Located in the historic 1st district, Boutique Hotel Topazz combines landmark architecture with a holistic, resource-saving philosophy that starts with low-energy usage and carries through to locally-sourced food or even the use of green building materials.
Designed by award-winning Viennese architects BWM Architekten & Partner and Architekt DI Michael Manzenreiter, the hotel pays a tribute to Vienna’s artistic heritage of the late 19th and early 20th century. The modern dark façade, dotted with large oval windows, is the brand image of the boutique hotel and inspires the interior, which reminded the architect and interior designer of a cylindrical silver vase gemmed with big oval amber stones by Viennese artist Koloman Moser. He carried on this theme inside and created interiors that pay homage to Moser and Dagobert Peche, two of Austria’s most iconic artists of the late 19th and early 20th century.
Address: Lichtensteg 3, 1010 Wien, Austria
Spreading across 54 acres of sub-tropical gardens, the astonishing Vila Vita Parc is situated in the Algarve, Portugal. A dramatic rocky coastline and the clear aquamarine water of the Atlantic Ocean surround the Resort’s Moorish-influenced architecture and glorious white sand beach. The Five-star hotel offers a series of accommodations that will take on the ultimate adventure of luxury, from elegant and sea-inspired rooms and suites with fabulous ocean-view terraces to generous whitewashed villas with private pools, all located within the oceanfront cliff top of the hotel.
Address: Rua Anneliese Pohl, Alporchinhos, 8400-450 Porches
When you are walking through Paris streets, it’s impossible not to notice the display windows, almost shouting fashion standards. And if you choose to take a promenade near Opéra, you’ll be surprised to find Edouard VII, an exquisite reference in what concerns Parisian stylish hotels. As soon as you take the first steps inside the hotel, you are immediately aware of the bold decoration in a mix of nineteenth-century style with contemporary elements. As a matter of fact, the entire theme is about ‘Couture’, an artistic concept that evokes the quality fashion. It’s not surprising to discover that each setting was projected as if it was a mannequin to be elegantly dressed, considering Edward VII’s personality, life, history, travels, loves and lovers.
Address: 39 Avenue de l’Opéra, 75002 Paris, France
There is something magic as soon as we enter on Nolinski. The imposing façade instigates the more alienated of the transients and the doorman, with its instantaneously courtesy, conducts us through the distinguished corridor. In the reception, we receive the key information and the director welcomes us warmly, with attention and kindness. More than a hotel, Nolinski encompasses an inspiring world of experiences. It is definitely a trendy spot that you won’t want to miss in your next travel to Paris.
Address: 16 Avenue de l’Opéra, 75001 Paris, France
New York, United States
This magnificent house was originally built in 1905 and fully rebuilt and modernized in 2015. Now once again it welcomes guests seeking one of the most charming accommodations that Rochester has to offer. At Dartmouth House, guests are dazzled with a cosy yet luxurious place where elegance is highlighted by the comfort and charm of the hospitality service from staff. The Inn offers 6 guest rooms. Each room is decorated with comfort and luxuries of five-star accommodations.
Address: 215 Dartmouth St, Rochester, NY 14607, USA
To read the full articles regarding the luxury hotels and other enticing topics, make sure to get your copy in spots like Barnes & Noble and H. Smith stores all over the world or if by any chances you are going to the prestigious lifestyle and design trade show, Maison et Objet, then try to pay a visit to our stand – Hall 8 — Stand PS808.
⇒ Read Also: REVISIT THE INCREDIBLE HOTELS COVETED HAS DISCOVERED IN 2017 – PART 2 ⇐
♦♦ Feel free to share your thoughts in this article and come celebrate design with us! For more trends and information follow and subscribe to CovetED Magazine! Follow us on our social networks: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | Google plus | Linked In ♦♦