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Entries in Boutique hotels (60)

Monday
Apr142014

COLONIAL MEETS INDUSTRIAL MODERN

One of the many things Mexico City is known for is for its modern and innovative architecture. But this colonial revival stunner is also a sight to be seen. Located in ‘El Zocalo’ right in the city center, the beautiful Downtown Mexico Hotel merges the magnificent Mexican colonial style with a contemporary and industrial vibe. The new, modern identity and character of the boutique hotel was conceived and designed by Cherem Serrano Arquitectos. I'm amazed how brilliantly they incorporated such a basic material as Mexican red bricks to create sculptural dividers in the guest rooms and also as protagonist in other areas of the hotel. I love the whole juxtaposition of the old and new!

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Monday
Feb242014

A GUESTHOUSE WITH A TWIST

One this is to stay in a bed & breakfast filled with a unique collection of mid-century modern treasures, but then be able to buy them is something else. Bea Mombaers had the rather unique idea to transform an old Belgian farmhouse into a fabulous B&B where her guests can shop their way through their stay. I know I would walk away with a couple of pieces from her collection.

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Tuesday
Jan142014

WARM MINIMALISM

This might not look like your typical hotel room, but rather like a fabulouusly designed set of a futuristic movie. But these minimalist interiors are in fact part of the new OKKO Nantes Château designed by Parisian designer Patrick Norguet. The four-star hotel in West France promises a very unique lodging experience to its guests and one to be remembered for the stylishly warm and minimalist rooms where white is king.

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Saturday
Dec142013

A MODEL CITIZEN

A new breed of design hotels, CitizenM hotels are taking major cities by storm. They've recently conquered the city of Rotterdam in the Netherlands by opening their latest venue. The new 151-room citizenM hotel features the chain's trademark modern design that attracts so many trendy travelers in search of affordable luxury. Designed by Concrete Architectural Associates, the hotel's eclectic style incorporates a wonderful collection of accessories and artifacts that make direct reference to the city's rich maritime history. By the way, a few months back I found out they're going to be opening a CitizenM here in New York City, so I'm counting the days for its doors to open so I can stop by and take a peek at what they come up this time. Stay tuned! Happy weekend!

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Thursday
Nov072013

A CHÂTEAU LIKE NO OTHER

I've always dreamt of spending the night in a French Château, but after seeing this stunner I definitely have to make this dream come true sooner. Not your typical French country side estate, The Châteaux de la Resle has been splendidly renovated and decorated to meet the 21st century. With two guest rooms and four luxurious and spacious suites, this country retreat is a beautiful fusion between the past and the present. The exquisite blend of antiques with modern and contemporary decor generates an interesting juxtapositon of styles that gives the hotel an exclusive and sleek look.

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Monday
Nov042013

A SPANISH FUSION OF STYLES

Are you ready for a Spanish getaway? You might want to be after taking a peek at this magnificently designed hotel in the heart of Chueca, one Madrid's trendiest neighborhoods. Barcelona-based interior designer Lázaro Rosa Violán created a fusion between the building's 19th century colonial traits with a modern Mediterranean style to conceive the contemporary, fashionable and warm ambiance of the Only You Hotel. Every single space is filled with amazing details that make the boutique hotel a memorable place to stay in the Spanish capital.

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Monday
Oct142013

THE BEST OF TWO WORLDS

A beautiful fusion between old and new, the d-hotel in Kortrijk, Belgium offers its guests a different lodging experience. A windmill from 1841, a farmhouse and a the newly built futuristic structure come together gracefully to form this state-of the-art hotel. Each of the 45 rooms has a unique design concept, and all of them exuding glamour and serenity. The d-hotel truly brings out the best of both worlds.

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Friday
Sep062013

WHITE NIGHTS

A 17h century mansion in the historic center of Maastricht, the Netherlands, was transformed into this beautifully chic design hotel. The Zenden Hotel offers four different rooms and studios, all decorated in the most minimalist style where white dominates each space. The decor, although spare, includes pieces from Vitra with bathroom fixtures from Alessi. The clean and basic feel of the interiors play a strong contrast to the building's historic and ornate architecture of the city's architecture.

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