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Our favourite cottages

Our favourite cottages

Whether in the Laurentians, Lanaudière or the Quebec City region, our top cottages all have one thing in common: these retreats in the heart of nature combine comfort and modernity for a truly relaxing getaway. Ô Chalet Luxury in the middle of nature In the heart of Lanaudière, only an hour from Montreal, a true…

A fresh start for the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel

A fresh start for the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel

After almost a year of major renovations, the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel reopened its doors last July. The genius behind this transformation is Sid Lee Architecture, which was in charge of the hotel’s new positioning and provided interior design and architecture services in partnership with Architecture 49. “The establishment reasserted its place as an…

Royal Mansour Hotel: the best of the  art of moroccan living

Royal Mansour Hotel: the best of the art of moroccan living

Imagined as a medina (a “traditional town” in modern Arabic), the Royal Mansour Marrakech is a lively example of ancestral know-how and local architecture combined with modern comfort. The result is a unique experience, where enchantment and emotions create indelible memories. SPECTACULAR 3.5-HECTARE ESTATE When it was built, the owners of this one-of-a-kind palace wanted…

Anna Roma: your best friend in the city

Anna Roma: your best friend in the city

If finding the best places to eat, shop or grab a drink in the Big Apple eludes you, get in touch with Anna Roma. A professional concierge who has worked 18 years in the hospitality industry, Anna was a member of the Union Internationale des Concierges d’Hôtels and wore the Clefs D’Or of the Hotel…

Belmond Hotel Splendido: la dolce vita in portofino

Belmond Hotel Splendido: la dolce vita in portofino

Belmond Hotel Splendido is a former monastery perched on a steep hill, majestically overlooking the turquoise waters of Portofino harbour. Every visitor is left with lasting memories of a place steeped in the magic of the Ligurian coast. Built in 1902, Belmond Hotel Splendido has seen many stars pass through its doors, including Winston Churchill,…

The Post Ranch Inn: In totally harmony with nature

The Post Ranch Inn: In totally harmony with nature

Perched 365 metres above the Pacific Ocean, the Post Ranch Inn nestles in gloriously wild scenery. It was designed by talented architect Mickey Muenning, and its natural design melts into the sublime scenery along the California coastline. Nature lovers seeking absolute tranquillity will be in Heaven. After you follow the legendary Route 1 through the heart of the Big Sur, a magnificent…

Maplewood Manor named «Luxury Hotel of the year»

Maplewood Manor named «Luxury Hotel of the year»

Maplewood Manor is awarded “Luxury Hotel of the Year” by the Luxury Travel Guide. In just two years, this small manor located in Quebec’s magnificent Eastern Townships has met with overwhelming acclaim and recognition, including a five star rating from TripAdvisoras well as traveller ratings of 9.5and 9.7 on Booking.com and HotelsCombined. The Maplewood Manor…

Marina Bay Sands Hotel, immoderate beauty

Marina Bay Sands Hotel, immoderate beauty

Everything at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is outside the bounds of moderation: 2,561 rooms and suites, three 55-storey buildings and 8,000 employees. However, what really makes it stand out is the Sands SkyPark, an immense infinity pool two hundred metres up in the air atop the three buildings. Imagined by architect Moshe…