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Facilities

  • Three restaurants
  • Bar
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Fitness centre and sauna
  • Beauty salon
  • 20 meeting rooms
  • Three ballrooms
  • Massages available on request

Activities

  • The Museo del Prado
  • The Royal Palace
  • Retiro Park
  • Reina Sofia Art Centre
  • Boutiques, cafes and restaurants

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This luxury palace hotel overlooks the Neptune Fountain in the hip Las Letra neighbourhood. Westin Palace is a Belle Epoque grand dame featuring magnificent architecture and an opulent, recently refurbished interior.

Offering impeccable service, unrivalled elegance and superb facilities including three restaurants, a bar, a fitness centre and a beauty salon, this iconic landmark hotel will appeal to discerning travellers seeking a glamorous and indulgent escape in a convenient location.

Westin Palace provides 467 spacious rooms and suites. Interiors combine classic European style with modern comforts. These soothing retreats are perfect for unwinding in at the end of the day. Suites are the height of luxury and are ideal for those wishing to indulge.

The historic hotel is ideally located for experiencing all the delights Madrid has to offer. It’s a short stroll from three of the city’s most famous museums as well as designer boutiques and top restaurants. After a busy day, be pampered at the spa or sip a cocktail in the elegant 1912 Museo Bar. 
 

 

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Facilities

  • Dining car
  • Lounge car
  • Observation car
  • 24-hour room service

Activities

  • Photo safari
  • Game viewing
  • White water rafting
  • City tours
  • River cruises
  • Overnight stays at game reserves

Children

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Embark on luxurious journey through Africa aboard a magnificent Pride of Africa locomotive with Rovos Rail. Step back in time and experience the glamour of a bygone era as you travel through Cape Town, Victoria Falls, Namibia and other stunning destinations. These magnificent journeys last from 48 hours to one month and start or end at the privately owned and very grand Colonial-style railway station in Capital Park, Pretoria.

The restored classic trains accommodate up to 72 passengers in opulent surroundings with wood panelling, period décor and traditional furnishings.Each of the 36 elegant suites is designed for maximum privacy and combines old-world charm with contemporary comforts. The Royal Suites are ideal for those wishing to indulge.

Indulge in an afternoon tea in a Victorian atmosphere in the dining car or sip a glass of South African fine wine as you watch the spectacular scenery. An array of off-train excursions are on offer and may include visiting historic villages, game viewing or boat cruises.

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Facilities

  • Two restaurants
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Sun terrace
  • Hair salon
  • Meeting and event facilities

Activities

  • The Louvre Museum
  • Eiffel Tower
  • Arc de Triomphe
  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Shopping
  • Dining

Children

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This former 19th century palace holds a prime position in the heart of Paris’ stylish 1st Arrondissement in France. Le Meurice is a grand hotel that delivers the perfect blend of historic decadence and contemporary chic.

Offering impeccable service, stunning accommodation and a host of superb facilities including two highly acclaimed restaurants overseen by renowned Michelin-star chef Alain Ducasse, a chic bar and a magnificent spa, this luxury hotel will appeal to discerning couples and families seeking an indulgent and memorable escape in an unbeatable location.

Le Meurice provides 160 spacious and lavishly appointed rooms and suites decorated in an opulent Louis XVI style. Suites are the height of romance and are perfect for those wishing to spoil themselves.

The hotel is ideally located for exploring the delights of the city. Cycle through the Jardins des Tuileries; cruise down the Seine; explore the Musee d’Orsay or stop for coffee at a Parisian café. Back at the hotel, be pampered at the spa or sip a cocktail at the bar.
 

 

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Facilities

  • Five restaurants
  • Bar
  • Courtyard
  • Spa
  • Beauty salon
  • Gym
  • Fuction rooms
  • Ballroom
  • Business centre

Activities

  • Museums, parks and historic monuments
  • Sacre-Coeur
  • The Rodin Museum
  • The Catacombs of Paris
  • Galeries Lafayette
  • Day trip to the Palace of Versailles

Children

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Hotel Plaza Athenee is a luxury hotel known for its striking façade covered in bright red window awnings and matching flowers, and equally impressive and extravagant interior. The hotel overlooks the Eiffel Tower and boasts a prestigious address on Avenue Montaigne, home of Parisian haute couture, in the heart of Paris.

Offering impeccable service, lavish accommodation and an array of superb facilities including an Alain Ducasse restaurant, a spa, a beauty salon and a gym, it will appeal to those seeking an indulgent and unforgettable escape. The hotel is pet-friendly too.

Hotel Plaza Athenee comprises 208 spacious and elegant rooms and suites. Decorated in classic Parisian style, these inviting retreats are the perfect place to unwind after a busy day. 

Visit the Rodin Museum, cruise on the Bateau-Mouches, go for a stroll down the Champs-Elysees or enjoy a picnic in the Jardins des Tuileries. After a day seeing the sights, sip a cocktail at the ultra-chic bar.
 

 

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Facilities

  • Two restaurants
  • Bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa
  • Hammam
  • Yacht
  • Meeting room

Activities

  • Shopping
  • Beaches
  • Watersports
  • Spa treatments
  • Cruises

Children

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Set within enchanting gardens a few minutes from the heart of St. Tropez, Saint Amour La Tartane is an elegant hotel with a delightful Mediterranean atmosphere. 

The hotel features just 28 elegant and spacious rooms and suites, each full of character and featuring plush furnishings, a lavish bathroom and a delightful wooden terrace. For those wanting a treat, the Duplex Suites are stunning.

The hotel offers two superb restaurants. Sample exotic flavours at the opulent Le Grand Café Asian, or enjoy contemporary cuisine on the roof terrace. away.

The hotel is ideally located for exploring St. Tropez and the surrounding area. Take a stroll into the town, visit art galleries and chic boutiques, enjoy a private cruise on the hotel’s luxury yacht, or relax by the pool and be pampered at the spa.
 

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Facilities

  • Outdoor pool and relaxation area
  • Beach club saunas
  • L.RAPHAEL Spa
  • Gym
  • Business centre
  • Kids' club

Activities

  • Z Plage
  • Shopping
  • Spa treatments
  • Museum tours
  • Watersports

Children

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Located on the world-famous promenade, La Croisette, overlooking the Bay of Cannes and the Mediterranean Sea in the South of France, this grand, art deco-style hotel is one of Europe’s finest luxury hotels and one of the most famous hotels on the Cote d’Azur. 

The hotel provides 409 spacious and beautifully appointed rooms and suites featuring art-deco décor, marble bathrooms and all-modern amenities. Elegant suites come with private balconies from which to enjoy the views.

An array of unique gastronomic experiences is on offer. Sample delectable Latin cuisine in a charming setting at Le Relais; dine in style at the trendy ZPlage; or enjoy an evening at Michelin-starred La Palme d’Or. There’s also a stunning pool, a gyn, a spa and a private beach.

Grand Hyatt Cannes Hotel Martinez is ideally located for exploring the glamorous city of Cannes and the French Riviera. Stroll around the historic Port de Cannes, discover chic boutiques or visit the Castre Museum. It is also worth taking a trip to the seaside town of Juan-les-Pins. 
 

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Facilities

  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Les Bains de Léa NUXE Spa
  • Pool
  • Tea room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Gym
  • Garden
  • Meeting rooms

Activities

  • Massages
  • Concerts
  • Theatre
  • Museums
  • Tour of Bordeaux vineyards

Children

No

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Situated opposite the Grand Théâtre, in the heart of Bordeaux’s historic centre, Grand Hotel de Bordeaux & Spa is supremely elegant and combines 18th Century splendour with modern comforts.

Grand Hotel de Bordeaux provides 130 rooms and suites designed by famous architect, Jacques Garcia. Each room features elegant décor inspired by the eighteenth century, sumptuous fabrics and furnishings, a lavish bathroom and state-of-the-art technology. Some rooms also offer impressive views. For those looking to indulge, the two-storey Royal Suite is stunning and comes with a spectacular terrace overlooking the rooftops of Bordeaux.

There are an array of exquisite dining options on offer. Enjoy delicious cuisine served in a historic setting at Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Pressoir d’Argent; afternoon teas at The Orangerie; and brunches at Le Bordeaux, a 19th century brasserie-style restaurant.

After a long day, enjoy a relaxing massage at the stunning spa, which occupies the top three floors of the hotel and features the Jacuzzi-terrace offering panoramic views of the city. 
 

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Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Outdoor plunge pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa
  • Games room
  • Sun & observation decks
  • Boutique
     

Activities

  • Explore Pacaya-Samiria Reserve
  • Excursions on private ergonomic skiffs
  • Jungle & wildlife-watching walks
  • Biking
  • Kayaking
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Visit local markets and communities
  • On-board cookery classes
  • On-board lectures on Amazonian flora and fauna
  • Nocturnal cruising
     

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Traversing the mighty Amazon River year-round, Aqua Nera cruises the Peruvian Amazon and passes into the Pacaya-Samiria National Reserve. The fleet’s latest addition, Aqua Nera, boasts spectacular facilities and sumptuous interiors courtesy of renowned architects Noor Design.

Sleeping up to 40 passengers, the vessel’s 20 suites are spread across two decks and include four pairs of interconnecting rooms. Floor-to-ceiling windows ensure light-filled interiors though Peruvian teak finishes recall the Amazonian blackwaters and tributaries.

Experience fine dining at Aqua Nera’s elegant restaurant, elevated on the second deck to catch spectacular views. Chef Pedro Miguel Schiaffino serves Peruvian cuisine to tables both indoors and out.

Enjoy daily excursions, via low-emission speedboats, seeking out the rainforest’s biodiverse wildlife with the help of expert naturalist guides. Alternatively, enjoy kayaking and swimming in the Amazon’s pristine waters, browse the artisanal boutique or drift off sheltered by a poolside cabana.
 

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Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Fitness centre
  • Outdoor track
  • Indoor pool
  • Pilates

Activities

  • Café-hopping
  • Shopping
  • Discover the old Moorish Quarter
  • Surfing
  • Kite surfing
  • Sailing

 

Children

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Four Seasons Hotel Ritz Lisbon was built in 1959 by the Dictator Salazar to prove that Lisbon could do luxury as well as any other European capital – and this property really proves the point. Designed by award-winning architect Pardal Monteiro, the building is a city landmark. 

Of the 282 rooms and four luxury suites, all but 10 have private terraces with views over Lisbon.

The Varanda Restaurant spills out onto the pretty terrace in summer and is renowned for its lunch buffet and for being a favourite hotspot of politicians and celebrities. The gourmet cuisine includes some of the freshest and most delicious seafood dishes in the city.
 
The spa is the finest in the city, with its 18-metre interior pool, a gym, a sauna, a Turkish bath, a Pilates studio and an outer 400-metre track at the top of the hotel.

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Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Café
  • Lounge bar
  • Gym
  • Mini library
  • Business centre

Activities

  • The Government House
  • Adelaide Central Market
  • Rundle Mall
  • Hindley Street's pubs, clubs, restaurants, and bars
     

Children

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Set within the heritage-listed, beautifully renovated Colonial Mutual Life building, at the corner of King William and Hindley Streets, Mayfair Hotel brings a new level of luxury to South Australia.

Each of the 170 rooms is slightly different in shape and size. Design details include Art Deco-inspired patterned carpets, cream leather bedheads, marble topped desks and black cabinetry with crystal accents. The chic monochrome bathrooms are an additional luxury.

Stylish eatery Mayflower Restaurant and Bar is in the basement, and on the 13th floor Hennessy Bar sparkles with grand crystal chandeliers, opulent décor and a glass-roofed outdoor terrace.

From the retail mecca of Rundle Mall and the chic promenade of Rundle Street, to the business district, Adelaide Central Market, and the entertainment hub of Hindley Street, the Mayfair is at the heart of the city.

 

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