Palomar Hotel, frieses, organic products and paintings

The Palomar Hotel is located in Chicago, in the United States. This boutique hotel has rooms decorated with murals of the city, paintings of the Chicago World Fair and blues concerts.

Rooms.

This boutique hotel has 261 historic double rooms and is decorated with art pieces and murals. The rooms have friezes decorated with bas reliefs of the Universal Expo that took place in this city.

The rooms have Internet access, iPod docks, flat screen television sets, a minibar stocked with organic options, recycling bins and organic spa products. The bathrooms have bathrobes for each guest.

The King Deluxe room have a kingsize bed, a desk with a chair and an armchair. The Queen Deluxe rooms have two large queensize bed, a desk with a chair and an armchair. These rooms cost around 224€ per night.

The City View King Deluxe rooms are rooms with a kingsize bed and floor to ceiling windows with views towards the city center. The Double Double Deluxe rooms have two double beds.

The King Spa Premier rooms have a kingsize double bed and a lounge area. The granite bathroom have a separate bathtub and a marble shower, and there is a large sink.

The One Bedroom suites have a room with a kingsize bed and a separate living room. The living room is decorated with a sofa bed, a flat screen television set and a dining table with chairs. The granite bathroom has a separate bathtub and a marble shower.

The Luxury One Bedroom suites are suites with three rooms. These rooms have large floor to ceiling windows with views towards the west side of the city. The bedroom has a kingsize bed and a flat screen television set. The living room has a sofa that can be used as a sofa bed and there is a dining table, several chairs and a television set. The bathrooms are made from granite and there is a Fiji bathtub.

The Artist Suite has floor to ceiling windows and views towards the west side of the city. Each suite has three rooms, a room has a kingsize bed and a lounge, another room with a kingsize bed and a living room. The living room has a large sofa for five guests that can be used as a double bed, a desk with a chair and a flat screen television set. The granite bathroom has a bathtub. Price is around 500€ per night.

The Portrait Suite has a large kingsize bed and a lounge area. The floor to ceiling windows have views towards the city and there is a granite bathroom with a bathtub and marble floors.

The Portrait Suite is a large hall with floor to ceiling windows. There is a living room that can accommodate up to five guests that has a sofa bed and a dining hall with a table and six chairs. This suite can be connected to the Gallery Suite, forming a large one bedroom suite, and to the King Deluxe suite, forming a two bedroom suite.

The Mosaic Suite is suite where guests will be able to celebrate events. The suite has a dining table with six chairs, two lounge areas and a bathroom. The suite can be connected to the King Spa Premier rooms, forming a large family suite.

Restaurant.

The Sable Kitchen and Bar is a bar and restaurant known for its international dishes. Coffee and tea are served in the afternoons in the lobby. Wine tasting are organized during the afternoons. Guests will be able enjoy dinners in their rooms.

The hotel offers a themed catering service. Guests will be able to enjoy the Rhythm Buffet, the Harmony Buffet, the Watercolour Buffet and the Chicago Institute of Arts Buffet.

The hotel has WiFi access, a gym and a swimming pool with a terrace. The lobby has a shop where visitors will be able to purchase essential items, food, suitcases and toothpaste.

The hotel is adapted to guests will mobility issues. The hotel accepts pets and guests will not have to pay extra for them, and the hotel provides them with bowls and leashes.

The hotel staff can connect two rooms to form a family rooms to guests who travel in a group. There are bathrobes for children and non alcoholic drinks are available for them.

Guests will be able to enjoy spa treatments in their rooms. The spa products used at the hotel are organic. Pilates and yoga classes take place on the terrace next to the pool, and the hotel provides guests will yoga kits.

The hotel participates in several projects that promote the arts. The CAPE project was created to promote and support the arts in public schools, and visitors will be able to see pieces of art created by local students. The hotel organizes art classes. The hotel’s halls are decorated with posters of the Blues Festival of Chicago.

Events.

The hotel has several conference rooms. Guests will be able to celebrate their events at the Gallery Ballroom, the Abstract Ballroom decorated with paintings, the Mosaic Suite and the Portrait Suite.

Those guests who have the Kimpton loyalty card will be able to customize their rooms during their stay. Kimpton guests have complimentary access to WiFi.

Location.

The hotel is located in the River North neighbourhood of Chicago, north of the river. This area is known for its many art galleries and museums, and there are several main streets filled with restaurants and shops.

Guests will be able to stroll along Michigan Avenue, where there are many bars, restaurants and shops. The hotel organizes jogging session and tours around the neighbourhood and a nearby park.

The hotel follows an Art in Movement theme, and the hotel’s common areas, restaurants, rooms and suites are decorated with visual art. There are many paintings of the Chicago World Fair.

Concordia Eco Resort, ecological tents and crab races

The Concordia Eco Resort is located on the island St.John’s, in the United States Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. This ecological resort has tents decorated in a traditional Caribbean style.

Rooms.

The eco resort has tents equipped with solar panels. The hotel has several studios where the rooms are decorated with traditional local furniture.

The 25 tents are ecological and the nine studio suites are located on a hill on the hotel grounds. Each tent has solar panels and a wooden structure. There is a kitchen, a loft room with several beds and a large bathroom powered by solar energy. The terrace of each tent has views towards the sea.

Several of the studios are duplex studios located in the hotel’s main building. The studios are double rooms with a double bed and a private bathroom. Biodegradable products are used in the bathrooms.

The Eco Tents are fifteen tents that have the shape of tree houses located on a hill. Each tent has its own bathroom with a shower, a kitchen with a fridge and a large terrace. The rooms have ventilators. These tents can accommodate up to six people. Price is between 87 and 131€ per night.

The Premium Eco Tents are ten independent tents. These rooms have views towards Drunk Bay and Salt Point Bay. One of these tents was designed for guests with mobility issues. Each tent has a large double room. Price is between 100 and 155€ per night.

There are eight EcoStudio rooms that can accommodate up to four people. There is a queensize bed and a sofa bed that can be converted into a double bed. The bathroom and the kitchen are decorated with recycled glass and are solar powered. These rooms have several designs based on local traditions and have views towards the ocean. Price is between 131 and 203€ per night.

There are several types of studios. The Duplex Loft are two storey studios with a room with a queensize bed, a living room with a queensize sofa bed and two bathrooms. The Deluxe studios have a room with a queensize bed, a bathroom and a kitchen. The Superior Efficiency rooms have have a queensize bed, a bathroom and a small kitchen. These rooms are located next to the hotel’s swimming pool and have views towards the ocean. Price is between 95 and 203€ per night.

Restaurant.

The Café Concordia serves breakfast, brunches, aperitifs and dinners. Guests will be able to enjoy traditional regional dishes made using fresh organic ingredients.

Guests who travel with a group will be able to rent part of the hotel and the hotel’s pavilion, and there are discounts for breakfasts, lunches and dinners. The hotel offers picnic baskets.

The hotel has a swimming pool where visitors will be able to relax. There is a shop that sells suncream and towels, and the hotel has a massage parlour.

Guests will be able to enjoy yoga and other activities offered in the hotel’s pavilion. Yoga retreats take place at this hotel. Guests will be able to rent their snorkel equipments and snorkel along the shore, filled with colourful fish.

The hotel organizes cultural evenings and performances are held at the pavilion. One of the hotel’s main activities is the crab races. Each guests will be able to choose a hermit crab and watch it race the other crabs. There are several boardgames and newspapers available for guests. Guests who want to immerse themselves in local culture will be able to crochet and knit following the local tradition.

Events.

There is a pavilion on the hotel’s territory where guests will be able to celebrate events, and the pavilion can be rented for larger celebrations. The pavilion can accommodate up to sixty people, and there are tables, chairs, a microphone and a projector. There are docks for iPods and a DJ’s cabin.

The are two places with WiFi at the hotel. There is a business center where visitors will be able to use the printer. The hotel can organize a transport service to and from the airport.

Location.

The hotel is located on a hill on St. John’s island. This ecological hotel has views towards the ocean, and guests will be able to relax on the nearby beaches, located near the Virgin Islands National Park.

St. John’s is known for its beaches. The Salt Pong Bay and the White Sand Beach are located a short distance away from the hotel, following the Nature Trail. Guests will be able to rent snorkel equipment and dive. Boats can be rented to explore the nearby islands. The hotel can organize kayak trips and scuba diving trips. The hotel offers boat tours to nearby islands.

Atlantis Paradise Island, aquariums, a pink palace and a water park

The Atlantis Paradise Island Hotel is a large resort located in Nassau, in the Bahamas. This hotel is a large castle with several aquariums and pools.

Rooms.

This castle is a large pink building with turrets and towers. The rooms are located in the Beach Tower, Coral Towers, Royal Towers, Harborside Village, The Cove and The Reef. In the center of the group  of hotels there is a coral reef. Price varies on type of room and is around 243€ per night, and around 25000€ per night for a Bridge Suite.

Royal Towers.

The Royal Towers have several types of rooms, and guests will be able to stay in rooms with two queensize beds and rooms with a kingsize bed. These room have French balconies and terraces with views towards the bay and the resort.

The Regal Suites have views towards the Caribbean and the hotel’s gardens. There is a large kingsize bed, two closets and a balcony. Each one of the Grand Suites has a kingsize bed, a bathroom with a jacuzzi and a balcony with a lounge.

The Presidential Suite is located at the Imperial Club in the Royal Towers. These suites have several rooms and bathroom with jacuzzis, a living room with a bar and views towards the Caribbean. The Royal Suites have three rooms, several bathrooms with a jacuzzi and living room area with a bathroom and a lounge.

The Suite Bridge is a large suite with ten rooms. There is a living room with a piano and gilded decorations. Each room has floor to ceiling windows. Guests that stay at these rooms have their own staff.

Coral Towers.

The Coral Towers have several types of rooms. There are Guest Rooms with two queensize beds and Guest Rooms with a kingsize bed with views towards the resort, and the Regal Suites have a bedroom, a large bathroom, two balconies and a living room.

The Governors Suite are located in the center of the resort, and have views towards the fountains. These rooms have a kingsize bed and a living room with several sofabeds and a balcony. The Presidential Suites are suites with a kingsize bed. Each suite has a living room with armchairs and sofabeds, and the balconies have views towards the resort.

Beach Tower.

The Beach Tower has double rooms with views towards the casino and the Marine Village, the resort’s main street filled with boutique stores. Each double room has a bathroom and a balcony with a terrace.

Cove Atlantis.

Cove Atlantis has some of the resort’s largest suites. The designer decorations and the private club are the hotel’s main features. The Ocean Suites have a large living room and each suite has a marble bathroom and a French balcony with views towards the ocean. The Deluxe Ocean Suites are larger and have closets in each room.

The Azure suite are designer suites with a kingsize bed and a bathroom with a large bathtub. The balconies have views towards Nassau. The Sapphire Suites are another set of designer suites. Each one of these suites has a living room decorated with handmade art pieces, and the rooms have crystal decorations and marble bathrooms.

On The Cove’s top floor there are two Presidential Suites. Each suite has two floors, two double rooms with a double bed, two bathrooms, a room with  a desk and chair, a dining room, a living room with a multimedia hall and a terrace with views towards the ocean.

The Penthouse Suite is decorated in a Bahamian style. The one floor suite has domed ceilings, three floor to ceiling windows, two rooms with bathrooms, a kitchen, a dining room, a room with a desk and chair, a lounge, a television room and a large balcony.

Reef Atlantis.

This building has several studios. The Reef Studios are located near the beach and have a kitchen, a double room with a bathroom and a balcony. The Suites have a large double room, several bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room. The Penthouse Suites have two rooms and two bathrooms, a kitchen and a living room with floor to ceiling windows and a large terrace. The suites lead to the beach.

Harborside Resort.

Harborside Resort is a small village inside the main resort. The One Bedroom Villas have their own kitchen. Each villa has a double bed, a bathroom with a jacuzzi and a living room with a sofa bed.

The Two Bedroom Villas have two double rooms, one of which has with a kingsize bed and the other one with a queensize bed. Each room has its own bathroom and the living room area has a kitchen and a terrace.

The Three Bedroom Villas have one room with a kingsize bed and a bathroom with a jacuzzi and two rooms with a queensize bed and a bathroom each. Each villa has a kitchen, a living room with sofa beds and a terrace.

Restaurants.

The hotel has 19 bars and 21 restaurants. Most restaurants offer menus for kids. There are several cafés, pizzerias and juice bars where guests will be able to try fresh juices.

Chop Six is a Chinese restaurant. The Café Martinique offers French pastries. Dune is a restaurant specializing in Asian and French dishes using some spices from the Bahamas. The Bahamian Club offers local dishes.

Mesa Grill is a grill restaurant where guests will be able to taste Southern food and enjoy views towards Paradise Beach. Casa D’Angelo is an Italian restaurant. The Courtyard Terrace is a family restaurant known for its Mediterranean food. The Seafire Steakhouse has a selection of stakes.

The Mosaic is a restaurant that serves international food. The Marketplace has antique decorations similar to those that could be seen at the ancient markets, and offers regional dishes. The family restaurant Seagrapes has a large kitchen next to the tables and the families will be able to watch how their food is cooked. Bimini Road offers Caribbean food.

The Point Salad Restaurant and Bar offers salads. Murray’s Deli, with its vintage diner decorations, serves hamburgers and milkshakes. Carmine’s is another family restaurant. Virgil’s BBQ is a rustic barbecue restaurant.

Events.

This hotels has several large conference halls where guests will be able to celebrate events. There are several large conference halls and terraces where guests will be able to organize their events.

Location.

The hotel is located on Paradise Island, near Nassau, with views towards the Caribbean. This resort recreates the kingdom of Atlantis. There are several lagoons with fish where guests will be able to relax.

There are several swimming pools, pools for kids and pools decorated with fountains. Guests will be able to dive in the resort’s artificial lagoon and the hotels organizes snorkel trips to nearby coral reefs.

The hotel has several golf courses and tennis courts. There is a club with a large multimedia room that offers activities for children. The spa offers massages.

The hotel has one of the largest casinos in the Caribbean. Guests will be able to play cards and there are many slot machines and shows organized at the casino.

Aquaventura is the resort’s water park. The park has more than twenty swimming pools and many themed rides. The pools and attractions are connected by an artificial river that has boats.

The Dolphin Cay is a place where guests will be able to see dolphins, and there is a dolphin sanctuary nearby. Guests will be able to swim with dolphins.

Next to the cay there is a a large water tank with sharks, and guests can swim with sharks. In the middle of the resort is the Atlantis island, which has many large aquariums with stingrays and exotic fish.

Huntington Surf Inn, ecology, murals and surf

The Huntington Surf Inn is located on Huntington Beach, in California, in the United States. This surfer hotel has rooms decorated in a Southern California style.

Rooms.

The hotel has several types of double rooms with their own bathrooms. The rooms are decorated in a traditional Southern California style, filled with colours and flowers.

The hotel has nine rooms. Each room has a theme, and there are decorations in the shape of surfboards. The rooms have Internet access, a fridge and a flat screen television set. Guests will be able to enjoy views towards the ocean. Price is around 171€ per night.

Room 1 has a large kingsize bed. This rooms has a surf theme, decorated with surfer murals and surfboards, and has views towards the pier and the Pacific Ocean.

Room 2 is a red room that has two queensize beds, a chandelier and black and white furniture. This room has views towards the pier.

Several rooms were decorated and designed by Antonio Ballatore. Room 3 was designed by Antonio Ballatore for Nike, and another room is dedicated to Jimi Hendrix. This room has two queensize beds and a fridge. There is a mural of Jimi Hendrix and a mural with several beaches.

Room 4 has two queensize beds. The wrought iron beds are covered with a bright red duvet, and the room itself has yellow decorations.

Room 5 has a large kingsize bed. The furniture in this room was built using recycled wood from the city’s destroyed buildings. The room is decorated with several surfboards and waves, dedicated to Surf City, the surfing town the hotel is located in.

Room 6 has two iron queensize beds and paintings of local flowers. Room 7 is a blue room with two queensize beds and a large carpet.

Room 8 is an oasis of blues and reds with a large kingsize beds. This room has its own fridge and a lounge area with several colourful murals.

Room 9 has a kingsize bed. This ecological room is dedicated to the state of California. The furniture is made from recycled wood and the other decorations are made of reused materials. The large windows have views towards the ocean.

Restaurant.

A short distance away from the hotel guests will find several bars and restaurants. Each room has a fridge where guests will be able to store their food.

The hotel has a terrace with lounge chairs and views towards the ocean. Guests who choose to relax on the terrace will be able to enjoy views towards the beach filled with surfers and the harbour.

This hotel is one of the most visited hotels in the region by surfers. During surf championships the hotel is filled with surfers, and surf conferences are organized at the hotel.

Location.

The hotel is located near Huntington beach, one of the state’s most visited beaches by surfers. Guests will be able to take long walks by the beach and enjoy views towards the Pacific Ocean. There are many places where guests can rent surfboards. The US Open of Surfing is organized nearby.

The hotel is located near the pier. A short distance away lies the Main Street, filled with bars, restaurants and shops. There are several beaches near the hotel. Guests will be able to enjoy many water sports.

Saguaro Hotel, colourful blocks with views towards the mountains

The Saguaro Hotel is located in Palm Springs, California, in the United States. The hotel is formed by coloured cubes which have views towards the desert and the mountains.

Rooms.

The hotel has 249 double rooms. Each room has a double bed, a private bathroom and a large window with a colourful window frame. The rooms are decorated in bright colours, and the hotel’s façade is made of colourful cubes.

Each room has iPod docks, a selection of DVDs and a flat screen television set. There are rooms with views towards the city, the gardens and pool and towards the mountains. Most rooms have their own balcony and their are rooms with a private patio.

There are three types of standard rooms, where some rooms have two queensize beds and other rooms have a kingsize bed, and each room has a similar size with views that vary from room to room. The City View rooms have views towards Palm Springs and cost around 128€ per night. The Mountain View rooms are rooms with balconies where guests can enjoy views towards the San Jacinto mountains, and these cost 136€ per night. The Pool View rooms have balconies facing the hotel gardens and swimming pool, and the price is around 143€ per night.

The Pool View Cabana rooms are located on the hotel’s ground floor. These rooms have their own patio and direct access to the swimming pool, and the price is around 160€ per night. The Pool View Suites have a large bedroom and a living room. These suites have a balcony with views towards the garden and the mountains, and the price is 184€ per night.

Each room has a desk and chair and a lounge area decorated with Mexican style furniture. The bathrooms have local bath products. Guests will be able to choose the colour of the room where they want to stay.

Restaurant.

The El Jefe Restaurant is the hotel’s main restaurant. Guests will be able to enjoy traditional Mexican food. There is a lounge bar with a large selection of tequilas.

Tinto is the hotel’s bar where guests can relax and enjoy a glass of wine. The bar has a small restaurant area which served typical food from the North of Spain and the South of France.

Pets are allowed at the hotel. There is Internet access in the rooms. The hotel offers transport service to and from the airport at an extra cost.

The Saguaro Spa is located in the hotel. The spa offers massages and facial treatments with oils made from organic ingredients. There is a gym and guests will be able to practice yoga. The hotel has a large garden with a swimming pool and two jacuzzis. Next to the swimming pool is the hotel’s bar and a barbecue area.

Events.

There are several halls where guests can celebrate events. Cocktails and conferences can be organized in the hotel gardens, next to the swimming pool and in the dining hall.

The Foyer is located near the reception area can accommodate up to 100 guests and is decorated with desert art. The Ballroom Kitchen is a large space where guests can enjoy wine tasting and cooking lessons. The Brittlebush and California Poppy conference halls are meeting rooms for up to 20 guests. The Sago Palm Ballroom hall is decorated in a retro style and events of up to 300 people can be organized there. The Agave Ballroom has floor to ceiling windows and enough space for 285 guests.

Location.

The hotel is located in the desert, in Coachella Valley in California. Near the hotel there are several natural parks and spas. A short distance away from the hotel guests will find the Palm Springs Museum of Art. Coachella Festival is celebrates in this region. There are several hiking trails from Palm Springs across the San Jacinto Mountains, known for their views. The region has around 125 golf courses, spas and swimming pools.

McCaffrey House Bed and Breakfast, colour, ecology and views

The McCaffrey House Bed and Breakfast Inn is located in Sonora, California, in the United States. This hotel has a large Leprechaun statue decorating the lobby and some rooms have views towards Yosemite Park.

Rooms.

The hotel is a large country house with several double rooms with their own bathroom. The beds are covered by handmade Amish quilts. Each rooms has a fireplace, a television with a DVD player, docks for iPods, Internet access and bathrooms with bathrobes for guests. There are family rooms and rooms for guests who travel with pets.

Each room is decorated in its own style. These colourful rooms are decorated with furniture brought from many countries. Some of the rooms have their own balcony and other rooms have an inner courtyard. From their rooms guests will be able to enjoy views towards Yosemite Parks.

The Lupin rooms has a queensize bed, tall ceilings and is decorated in shades of blue, green and lavender, and costs around 114€ per night. The Pink room has a queensize bed, French country house decorations, double doors that lead to the patio and a price of 122€ per night.

The Blue rooms is decorated in shades of blue, and has a double bed with an Amish handmade quilt, rustic decorations and a private garden with views towards the gardens, and has a price of 129€ per night. The Evergreen room has a queensize bed, antique furniture and art pieces, green decorations and a private balcony for a price of 145€ per night.

The Burgundy room has an iron and wood queensize bed, red decorations and a price of 137€ per night. The Wedgewood room has a kingsize bed, an ancient wardrobe, high ceilings and a balcony with garden views, and a price of 137€ per night.

The Sage room is a family room with two queensize beds and access to a private patio. The Sunrise room is another family room with two rooms, one with a queensize bed and another one with two twin beds. Price per room is 129€ per two adults per night and 11.5€ per child.

Smalls animals are allowed at the hotel. Price is 19€ per night per animal, and the hotel provides special blankets for animals who visit the hotel.

Restaurants.

Guests will be able to enjoy continental breakfasts in the hotel’s dining hall. Guests with food allergies and guests with dieatry restrictions will be able to enjoy breakfasts prepared for them by the staff.

The hotel organizes wine tastings and cheese tastings in the hotel’s dining hall, which has a large fireplace. Each afternoon guest will be able to enjoy coffee, tea, cider and fresh fruit.

The hotel offers several spa services to the guests. Guests will be able to enjoy massages and relaxing treatments directly in their rooms.

The majority of ingredients used at this restaurant are ecological and organic. This hotel is a green hotel that promotes energy saving policies. There are low consumption light bulbs and the hotel has managed to cut down its heating costs. This hotel makes sure that water is not wasted, non toxic cleaning products are used and any text is printed with soy based ink. Each room has a recycling bin.

Events.

The hotel can organize and prepare family reunions and events of up to 30 people. The events can take place in the garden and in the dining hall, which has a large piano.

The hotel has a business centre with a fax machine and a photocopier. If guests want to celebrate a larger event, they can visit the nearby Gold Country Inn. This hotel has several large conference halls.

Location.

The hotel is a lodge located in the Sierra Alta mountains, near Sonora, in California. Yosemite National Park is located near the hotel and guests will be able to explore the park.

The hotel is located near the town of Twain Harte, a city that is connected to the region’s natural parks. Guests will be able to enjoy views of the parks.

Guests will be able to ski the slopes of the Dodge Ski Resort. This region offers many activities, from skiing and snowboarding to walks in snowshoes. The nearby Leland High Sierra Snow Play organizes sleigh rides, and the Long Barn Lodge has a skating rink.

There are several bike trails. There are bike trails around most of Toulumne county, from the Strawberry and Lyons dams until New Melones Lake. Guests will be able to visit Yosemite National Park. The Gold Country Tours are tours that visit the mines and monuments built during the Gold Fever Rush.

Winterlake Lodge, remote cabins in Alaska

The Winterlake Lodge Hotel is located in Alaska, in the United States. The hotel is one the most remote hotel, and is a plane ride away from the nearest city.

Rooms.

The hotel has a main cabin and many smaller cabins. The cabins are self sufficient and ecological buildings made from woods, with several bedrooms, bathrooms and a living room with a kitchen. The main cabin is the place where guests can enjoy breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

Guests will be able to stay in one of the five cabins located next to the natural lake. Each cabin has its own decorations. There are double cabins and cabins that can accommodate several guests.

The Mountain Pass cabin is the nearest cabin to the main building. There is a queensize bed, a large bathroom, a living room and a terrace.

The Happy River Cabin is a double cabin with a bedroom, a bathroom and a large living room. This cabin is located near the lake’s shore.

The Iditarod Cabin was one of the hotel’s first cabins and is located next to the main building. There is a bedroom with a queensize bed, a loft with two twin beds and a large bathroom. The cabin has a terrace with views towards the lake.

The Red Lake Trail cabin is located on the western part of the territory. The cabin can accommodate up to seven guests. There are three bedrooms with queensize beds, and two of the bedrooms have an extra individual bed. The cabin has a bathroom and a living room with lake views.

The Trapper Cabin is located in the eastern part of the territory, and is connected to the main building by a path. The cabin was built to imitate traditional Alaskan houses. The furniture is hand made. The cabin has a small bathroom and its own generator. The bedroom has a queensize bed, and there are twin beds in the living room.

Restaurants.

Inside the main building guest will find the restaurant, which has a large dining hall and a kitchen. During their traditional Alaskan dinners guests will be able to enjoy views towards the lake. The hotel’s owners created the restaurant’s menu, which features of local dishes made from ecological ingredients flown in from several of the country’s regions and fresh produce from the hotel’s gardens.

In the main cabin there is a bar where guests can enjoy wine tastings and a selection of cheeses. In one of the halls there is ping pong table and darts.

Events.

The hotel can organize several activities, even cooking courses. Guests will be able to relax in the hotel’s library, where there is paper and postcards that guests can send to their friends.

One part of the main cabin has been converted into spa where guests can enjoy massages, meditation and yoga classes. In the terrace there is a jacuzzi with views towards the Tordrillo mountains and Northern Lights can be seen from here.

Location.

The hotel is located in a remote region of Alaska, and is considered to be one of the most remote hotels built. In order to get to the hotel guests will have to fly from Anchorage. The plane flies above the Alaskan taiga and is adapted to local meteorological conditions.

The hotel is located on a 15 acre territory that is located on the western side of the Alaskan range. Guests will be able to visit the Trimble Glaciar and observe the Rainy Pass from the lake. Guests can rent boats and kayaks and spend an afternoon exploring the lake.

The owners organize guided tours. Near the hotel guests will be able to see many animals and plants typical of the region. Taking walks along the shore, sailing in the lake, observing local animals and trekking in the nearby natural parks are typical activities in the region. The hotel can organize helicopter tours and guided walks to the glaciers. The hotel offers trips around the region, canoe and kayak tours along the Happy River, fishing outings near Canyon Creek and yoga.

Hotel Charles, a Boston hotel with an ice rink

The Charles Hotel is a hotel located near Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States. At this hotel guests will be able to rest after an afternoon exploring the city and skating on the hotel’s ice rink.

Rooms.

This hotel has hosted many celebrities and guests will be able to see autographs of Bill and Hillary Clinton and even the Dalai Lama. There are 294 rooms, 44 suites and one presidential suite. Rooms can have views towards the hotel’s courtyard, towards Boston, towards Cambridge and towards Harvard Square and Charles Park.

The hotel rooms are decorated in a New England style, and technology has been incorporated in the design. There are rooms with a kingsize bed and rooms with two double beds, where each bed is covered by a customized cover, and each room has Internet access, three phones, a radio, a minibar and a fax machine. In the bathrooms guests will find a scale, an iron and ironing board and another television. Bathrobes, slippers and fresh press are provided for each guest. Price is around 227€ per night.

The suites have a bathroom with a double sink and a double shower in the bathtub. The Boston suite has one bedroom, two bathroom, a dining hall and a living room with a sofa bed, and it can form a family suite when connected to another room. The Cambridge suite has a bedroom with a kingsize bed and a living rooms with a sofa bed. The King Charles suite has a kingsize bed that can be converted into two double beds, a dining room and a living room. Price is from 410€ per night.

The Presidential Suite has a bathroom with a double sink and a double shower. The suite has a four poster kingsize bed, a security camera, two fireplaces, an iPod dock, five flat screen television sets, a desk with a chair, a closet and views towards Boston and Cambridge. This suite can be connected to other suites, and price is from around 530€ per night.

The hotel offers discounts for families when the children’s room is connected to the room of the parents. There are menus for kids at the hotel’s Henrietta’s Table restaurant, and the hotel offers activities for kids.

Restaurant.

The hotel has two restaurants, Henrietta’s Table and Rialto, and two bars, Noir and Regattabar. Drinks and snacks from Henrietta’s Table are sold at the ice rink. At the Rialto guests will be able to enjoy traditional Italian dishes in a hall decorated in onyx and white marble.

The Wellbridge Athletic Club is the hotel’s gym where guests will be able to swim in the swimming pool, exercise on one of the gym’s three floors and relax in the jacuzzis and steam rooms. The Corbu Spa offers a wide range of massages, hairdressing services and relaxation therapies.

Events.

The hotel has a large hall where guests can celebrate conferences, events and meetings. Henrietta’s Table can accommodate private dinners of up to 45 people. There are several halls that use energy saving methods and recycle their waste hat can be rented for events, and in the garage there are outlets of electrical cars.

All meeting halls are equipped with material to enable video conferences, and there are several outdoor halls. The Charles Pavilion is a large conference centre. The Charles Ballroom can transform a large formal ballroom into three meeting rooms. There are 15 meeting halls and several private dining halls. Larger events can be celebrated in the two inner courtyards.

Location.

The hotel’s most attractive feature is its own ice rink. The ice rink welcomes both guests and visitors. Ice skates are rented at the hotel, and those who want can enjoy ice skating lessons. Guests do not have to pay a fee to skate, and visitors can choose to buy a seasonal pass at a lower rate than daily passes. The ice rink can be rented for private events.

The hotel offers several activities for guests. Guests will be able to rent bicycles with baskets and explore the city. After the first snowfall guests can rent thick ski boots and explore the region by foot.

The hotel is located on Harvard Square, in Cambridge, near one of the University of Harvard’s buildings. A short distance away from the hotel is the historical centre of Boston. The Cambridge Charles Square Farmers Market takes place on one of the hotel’s courtyards, and guests will be able to taste local organic produce.

Hobbit House Hotel, the Shire in Montana

The Hobbit House of Montana is located in the state of Montana, in the United States. The hotel is similar to the Shire, the place where hobbits lived in JRR Tolkien’s novels.

Rooms.

This small hotel is located in a valley in the northern part of the state. The owners decided to build a replica of Tolkien’s Shire, with rooms in small rounded houses in the hills.

From the outside only the hills with round doors and windows are visible. There are several hobbit houses inside the hills, a troll house and several fairy houses.

The spacious master bedroom has a kingsize bed and etched doors, and there is a view of Gandalf’s large statue from the round windows. The bedroom has several lamps carved as characters from Tolkien’s trilogy. Each room has an HD television set with BluRay, WiFi access, a radio, three telephones and a large designer kitchen with granite counter tops. Price is from 185€ per night.

The hotel is known for its décor. The hotel rooms are decorated as hobbit holes, with carved wooden furniture and bright colours. The door knobs and cabinet knobs are made from stone, the glass doors are decorated with Gandalf’s figure, and the One Ring hangs from each loft.

These hobbit houses are ecological. The rooms, which have a dome shape to save energy, are located partially underground and have large windows at an angle that allows natural light. There is a farm on the hotel’s grounds where the alpacas live.

Extras.

The hotel is located on a large territory, and is filled with statues and plants that make this hotel similar to the rural Shire. The owners of the hotel found an ancient cedar tree trunk and used it as a base for one of the hotel’s largest structures, a mythical Troll House. Those guests who are fans of the Lord of the Rings will be able to recognize many of the buildings located on the hotel’s grounds, mainly Bilbo’s house, Frodo’s house, the clearing where Bilbo’s birthday party took place, an Elf House and a Haunted Forest.

Guests will be able to enjoy walks in the Haunted Forest, at the centre of which is a large ancient tree. Nearby they will find a recreation of the house of Bilbo Baggins and several hobbit holes. There is an observation deck where guests will be able to relax while sipping local wine with views towards Whitepine country.

There are several fairy houses, a huge hobbit sized mushroom and a wishing well. Next to the troll house guests will find a barbecue area with a fire pit. The small village has several murals where guests can see the usual activities of hobbits. In the centre there is a large Gandalf statue where the wizard is sitting in a hand carved wooden wagon.

Location.

The hotel has views towards Cougar Peak and the Whitepine Alpaca Ranch. A short distance away from the hotel guests will find the cities of Trout Creek and Thompson Falls.

Gaige House, a mansion and wine

The Gaige House is an antique mansion located in the wine country of California, in the United States. This mansion used to belong to the Gaige family in the 1800, and was later transformed into a guest house.

Rooms.

The mansion has 23 rooms. Fifteen rooms are located in the main building, where each room is a double room with its own bathroom. There are two types of rooms, the Deluxe Queen rooms that cost 152€ per night and the larger Deluxe King rooms that cost 172€ per night. These rooms have a Victorian décor and East Asian decorations.

The other eight rooms are Zen suites with spa amenities. The Zen suites are located in the hotel’s Japanese gardens. The suites have views towards the gardens, cedar roofs and private balconies. There are four types of Zen suites, each one of them decorated with vintage Asian decorations. Price varies depending on the suite and is usually between 221 and 416€ per night.

The hotel’s interior décor consists of dark wooden beds on platforms, delicate shoji screens on the walls and fireplaces. There are colored orchids and Asian statues in each room. Each bathroom has a granite bathtub for two and a separate shower. The Zen suites have a private courtyard and a jacuzzi.

Breakfasts.

The hotel is a bed and breakfast where guests can enjoy continental breakfasts included in the room price. For a slightly higher price guests will be able to enjoy breakfasts made by Charles Holmes, who creates menus with Thai ingredients and Napa Valley wines.

Every evening the hotel organizes wine tastings and guests can taste the local wines. Each afternoon the wine tasting are accompanied by cheese platters, olives and Sonoma cocoa.

Guests who stay at this hotel will be able to enjoy relaxing massages and spa treatments in the Zen cabins. There is a wide range of massages offered. The hotel has an exterior swimming pool and a Jacuzzi.

Events.

The hotel can organize celebrations and events in the hotel’s restaurant and on its territory. The hotel can organize conferences and meetings. The Terrace Hall is the main conference hall and has plenty of natural light and its own terrace. This hall has a maximum capacity for around twenty guests. The hotel offers a catering service for all kinds of events.

Location.

The hotel is located away from the city noise. This ancient mansion has large gardens filled with bamboo, cypresses and magnolias.

The hotel is located near Glen Ellen, in Sonoma Valley, an area of California known for its wine. The house used to belong to the Gaige family in 1800 and has know become a hotel with an Asian décor. Guests who stay here can visit the vineyards an taste the region’s wines.