City Hotel

The butter-colored stucco terrace of the Hotel Metropole’s Restaurant Joël Robuchon overlooks...
When Greta Garbo said, “I want to be alone,” she was in a Grand Hotel in a different city. But...
The sleek 101 Hotel in Iceland’s stylish yet unpretentious capital exhibits several pieces from...
In Munich, Germany, new boutiques and fashionable wine bars mingle with the city’s traditional beer...
Few hotels offer a more magnificent prospect than that of Gresham Palace, Four Seasons’ Art Nouveau...
Ivana Stehlikova scans the assortment of books, CDs, and DVDs in the library at Prague’s Aria Hotel...
Even in a city renowned for the colorful, free-form architecture of Antonio Gaudí and his...
Architects W. Hamilton Beattie and A.R. Scott designed the Balmoral hotel in grand baronial style...
From the supermodels pacing its catwalks to the shoppers strolling its Via Montenapoleone, Milan...
Parisians have a term—les palais, or the palaces—for their city’s finest hotels. Bestowed upon a...
Chic, sleek, and loaded with sex appeal, Villa Kennedy is more reminiscent of London than Frankfurt...
From the rooftop bar of the Caravelle Hotel, Vietnam War correspondents watched U.S. Air Force jets...
Built to resemble a sheikh’s royal summer retreat, Al Qasr features intricate mosaics, panels, and...
French hoteliers Jocelyne and Jean-Louis Sibuet converted four 14th-century buildings into this...
The Baur au Lac’s 160-year reign as the best accommodation in Zurich, Switzerland, can be...
Visitors seeking a break from the sensory overload that is New Delhi, India, need only find the...
In 1887, four Armenian brothers, the Sarkies, opened a then-10-room property on Beach Road, naming...
Most European merchants who sailed to Siam in the latter part of the 19th century returned to their...
Unlike many Victorian-era cities around the world, Melbourne has retained much of its 19th-century...
Turn-of-the-20th-century Finnish composer Jean Sibelius is said to have seen music in shapes and...
Most travelers to South Africa view Johannesburg as a necessary evil, a requisite stopover on the...
The sheiks in Abu Dhabi witnessed the transformation of Dubai, its fellow United Arab Emirate, from...
From their perch atop the highest of Amman’s seven hills, guests by the pool at the Four Seasons...
The frosted-glass windows and leather walls at the Ritz-Carlton Beijing, Financial Street may seem...
Once the private home of Maharaja Gaj Singh II, the Umaid Bhawan is a 215,000-square-foot sandstone...
Like the city itself, the Ritz-Carlton in Santiago, Chile, is a fine orchestration of classical and...
During winter’s aqua alta, or high-water season, Venetians forgo designer shoes and instead slosh...
Throughout Georgetown, pine-shuttered brick storefronts line streets lit by iron lamps, and steel...
Located on the first 10 floors of a 21-storey hotel and residential tower in the heart of downtown...
When César Ritz opened Rome’s Le Grand Hotel in 1894, the Swiss hotelier introduced new levels of...

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