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Get Thee to a Convent in Old San Juan El Convento, originally a 17th century Carmelite convent, has been listed as one of the world’s best places to stay by both Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure magazines. read more
You must stay at Henn-na, a newly opened fun and unusual hotel in Nagasaki, Japan

Japan, “The Land of the Rising Sun”, has a very rich culture, tradition and history, but there is another side of the Japan, a country known for its eccentricities, unusual attractions, fun and amazing cosplay and anime culture, and the newly opened Henn-na Hotel, one of the most unusual hotels in the world.

Located in the city of Nagasaki, Henn-na was opened to the public in July 2015. Incorporating technology, highly efficient Japanese service and modern facilities, Henn-na Hotel is the world's first hotel to be staffed by humanoid robots! Located in a 380-acre waterfront theme park called Huis Ten Bosch, a mini-Netherlands, Henn-na Hotel is expected to lure more visitors with its unusual concept. The hotel and Huis Ten Bosch is about an hour away from the heart of the city. You can reach Nagasaki by sleeper trains from Tokyo, bus and regular train from Fukuoka. You can also fly into the Nagasaki Airport served by domestic carriers and a few international carriers.

Nothing will prepare you with what you will encounter in Henn-na Hotel. Its staffs from the porters, receptionists, concierges, to cloakroom clerks are all  humanoid robots!  You might feel a little uneasy at first but once you exchange pleasantries with them, it’s as if you are just interacting with humans. Make friends with an English-speaking dinosaur robot, a bowing humanoid “lady” called Yumeko, or small cartoon-like robot called Churi-chan.  Although the hotel does not have any elevator, it only has two floors.  It has 72 rooms ranging from the standard, superior, and deluxe types. Its facilities and services include a Café Corner, Smart Kiosk, and an Amenity Store. If you want to revel in its superb technology, you can request for a facial authentication for unlocking your door. Another wing of the hotel is expected to open in March 2016.

Book a room in Henn-na Hotel before people start flocking to Henn-na so they can relish a unique hotel experience. Consult your travel agent for more details. 

Experience a Life of Luxury at Hotel Estherea This is a blog about one of the best hotels in the world - the Hotel Estherea. That the hotel is located on Singel, Amsterdam's oldest canal, makes it a must visit for those intent on seeing what Amsterdam has to offer. read more
Four Seasons Resort Maui At Wailea The Maui branch of the world renowned Four Seasons Resorts flagship is set on an enchanting enclave whose charm and beauty are poised to give you a memorable holiday. The tropical gardens and the peaks of Haleakala form a spectacular backdrop read more
Beautiful Boutique hotel. Zoetry Agua Punta Cana The Zoetry Agua Punta Cana is a boutique hotel that is located in Punta Cana, about 40 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport. The 'Art of Life' is the theme under which the resort runs its holiday package. read more

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5 Boutique Hotels you need to consider staying at in San Francisco Headed for the West Coast of the United States for business or leisure? Chances are that you are going to either Los Angeles or San Francisco. If you are going to the latter, you are well advised to consider the following boutique hotels for your ultimate luxury experience. read more
5 Boutique Hotels you need to consider staying at in Sydney Sydney is Australia's largest and most important city. It thus sees a lot of business and leisure travellers. If you ever find yourself in the city, see that you stay in any of the following boutique hotels. You will be given the best Sydneysider hospitality. read more
 Baan Manali Resort

Located on the idyllic Nai-wok Bay, the Baan Manali Resort is a 14-bungalow resort that clearly knows how to treat guests if the number of the guests it gets every year is anything to by. The resort is located just a 10-minutes' walk from the inviting village of Thongsala.

That this resort is a watersports’ lover haven is understatement. There is virtually no popular watersport that you will not find here. Among the sports you will engage in are; paddle boarding, windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, kiting and many more.

Your accommodation at the resort will feature bungalows, deluxe rooms, and family garden room. Among the amenities you can expect therein include; air conditioning, coffee and tea facilities, writing desk, no-smoking policy, private terrace, wireless internet, bathroom with both hot and cold shower, laundry and ironing facilities and many more.

For your dining needs, you can never go wrong at Kokomo's Kitchen. You will be served with tasty traditional and exotic dishes. The menu will be made by ingredients such as rye bread, jam, muesli, and yogurt among others.

Make a reservation and have a new high. Alternatively, you can click here to view what other travellers are saying about the resort before you make a decision to visit.

 Pariya Resort & Villas Koh Pha Ngan The landscape surrounding the Pariya Resort & Villas Koh Pha Ngan is defined by lush tropical vegetation, rolling green hills and mountains, cobalt-blue sea and white sand beaches. In short, it is a holidaymakers' dream destination. read more
 Sunset Cove Resort If you want quiet and nice, if you want simple and cost-friendly, think Sunset Cove in Koh Phangan, Thailand. It offers you a chance at the delights of the beach life, and yet remains the little quaint Thai village that always leaves one's heart mellow. read more
Discover Jamaica's Rockhouse hotel Even cynics agree that Jamaica is the place to be when you want to enjoy the Caribbean feel. One of the hidden gems of this quaint destination is Rockhouse Hotel. read more
Discover Luxury at Sugar Beach A Viceroy Resort St. Lucia

Fresh breeze, waves' whispers, sunny days and sometimes the howling winds that sway the palm rafters are some of the defining elements that you encounter at the Sugar Beach. You will get the views of the Pitons and the Caribbean Sea as you sip away at freshly pressed juice from local farms...how about that for a great holiday? Welcome to Sugar Beach A Viceroy Resort St. Lucia.

And the leisure does not stop at the beach. The accommodations at the resort are such that you cannot help but be awed. The surroundings help you sit back and reflect on your happy life. There is a happy feeling around the resort.

There are 4 classes of accommodations at the resort including; Luxury Guestrooms, Luxury Villas, Luxury Beachfront Bungalows and The Residences. The minimum amenities that you can expect from each of these accommodations include;

  • Butler Services
  • IPod docking station
  • In-roof safe
  • Coffee maker
  • Flat screen TV and DVD player
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • A plunge pool and many more

For your dining needs, you are welcomed to the Great Room Restaurant for red wine and Jerusalem artichoke, Bayside Restaurant for beachside dining and the Terrace for poolside breakfast and the stunning morning views of the Caribbean.

For drinks, visit Bayside Bar, Cane Bar, The Late Night Bar and The Palm Court Lounge. Note that each of these bars serves authentic cocktails, beers, wines and teas from all over the globe.

If you want specialized dining setup, all you have to do is make an order. There is a room service for in-room diners, beach service for those that want to feel the sand between their toes as they dine and dine anywhere, anytime package for those that need special romantic considerations.

Among the holiday activities to be enjoyed here include; spa services, yoga and fitness, scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing, riding hobie cats, paddle boarding, and tours to various attractions such as Morne Coubaril Estate and Gros Piton.

Sounds like a fantastic destination to spend your holiday, doesn't? Well, make a reservation at the resort and start living your holiday dream.

Click here to view comments about the resort on Trip Advisor.

Club Med Pragelato Via Lattea Visiting the Italian Piedmont region should be your dream. If it is not, I would like to change your heart. read more
Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills It is glitzy and sleek. The hotel is the sort of place you go with your new date to showoff class and piety. You will never lack for something interesting to do here. read more
 Hotel a La Commedia If you are looking for an ideally located hotel in Venice, look no more. The Hotel a La Commedia is located a few steps from Rialto Bridge, the famous San Marco's Square and the vibrant shopping district of Venice. You will shop, dine, attend musicals, club to the wee hours of the night and still walk back to your accommodations. read more
 Hotel Parlament Just like the name suggests, this hotel is the Hungarian Parliament's neighbor. It is located in one of the sleekest neighborhoods of Budapest. You are lucky if you get to make a reservation here. You will not only be near many historical attractions, but will also get to walk to the fabled River Danube. read more

Welcome to one of the finest New York Hotel, the Marlton. The hotel is located in 5 West 8th Street, New York City, New York. The accommodations at the hotel are upscale, creative and charming. You will feel like royalty staying here. The customer service staffs are eager to please. No customer request goes unmet. The hotel is reliable, homely and the place to beat for both business and leisure travellers in New York.

The room categories found here include; the Queen Deluxe, The Queen, Petite Queen, The Full, The Petite Full, The Twin, and the Penthouse Suite.

The minimum amenities you should expect in the above accommodation units include;

  • Herringbone wood floors, crown moldings and brass fixtures in all the rooms
  • Marble bathrooms, some with bathtubs
  • Bath amenities by Côté Bastide
  • Fully stocked minibar
  • In-room safe
  • Customer linens
  • LED TVs
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Plush towels and bathrobes and many more

For your dining needs, you are welcomed to the Marlton Hotel's own restaurant - the Margaux. The cuisines served here have influences from as far as southern and eastern Mediterranean, California and France. You can also have a cocktail at the Cocktail Bar or coffees at the Espresso Bar.

Popular holiday activities at and around the hotel include sightseeing, shopping, fine dining, clubbing, photography and many more. Make a reservation at the hotel today or click here to see what other travellers are saying about the hotel on Trip Advisor.

 Hotel Antiche Figure The Hotel Antiche Figure is hosted in a 15th century building that overlooks the Grand Canal. It is a charming and elegant place that brings back memories of the powerful Venetian Kingdom. The hotel is a fusion of old architecture and modern amenities. Its customer care is peerless in Venice. read more
 Waipouli Beach Resort The Waipouli Beach Resort refers itself as the 'uncommon place'. You would only understand why the resort feels special about itself only if you have been there. I'll try my best to paint the picture for you. read more
Sea Breeze Beach Hotel in Barbados The resort opens its doors to couples, families and friends and guarantees guests a holiday like they have never experienced. It backs this guarantee with the following amenities, facilities and recreational activities. read more
Hotel San Bada in Costa Rica Right next to the Costa Rica's Manuel Antonio National Park sits the Hotel San Bada, an oasis of relaxation, unwinding and intimacy with nature. read more
Experience a Life of Luxury at  Palazzo Resort & Casino This will be your chance of staying in Venice-style abodes, while at the same time experiencing the adrenaline pumping pleasures of Las Vegas. read more
Secrets Huatulco Resort and Spa Is there anything as satisfying as knowing that your partner has been swept off her feet by your choice of vacation destination? Don’t we wake up early every morning and toil throughout the day to see the happy face on our spouses? Well, get this. There is one place that will elicit those adoring eyes from your wife that made you fall in love with her in the first place. Welcome to the Secrets Huatulco Resort and Spa. read more
Riu Hotel Montego Bay Of all the Caribbean Island nations, Jamaica is the most popular. This is why you should try to discover the Jamaican magic by visiting one of the best resorts in the country – The Riu Hotel Montego Bay. The resort is nestled on the shores of the Caribbean Sea at Montego Bay. It is an all-inclusive holiday retreat that welcomes thrill seekers from all over the world. read more