From sea to sky, Vancouver is one of the most naturally picturesque cities in the world. With the Pacific Ocean on its doorstep and the Coast Mountains out its back door, Vancouver is as majestic as city can be, and the OPUS Hotel Vancouver celebrates that sense of natural majesty.
It is a historic landmark in a historic city. The St. Regis Washington D.C. first opened in 1926 with the goal of being as elegant a hotel as anything on offer in Europe. More than 80 years later, the hotel’s restored elegance and location make ideal for a visit to the American capital.
Turkey is the crossroads between continents, where east meets west in a blend of cultures. From its history under the Roman Empire to the Ottomans to the modern Turks, Istanbul is a historic city, and one of its historic buildings is now a world-class hotel; the Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet.
Travellers looking for the classic feel of ancient Imperial China should look elsewhere. Beijing’s new Opposite House Hotel is one of the most innovative, cutting-edge, exciting hotels to have opened in years. The Opposite House takes its name from Chinese tradition; an opposite house was the guest house built opposite of the traditional courtyard style home.
It was once the Grand Hotel Reina Victoria, settled comfortably in the heart of Madrid, and now, it has been reborn as ME Madrid, a brand new hotel experience aiming to raise eyebrows and blur boundaries. The ME Madrid is the first ME hotel from the Spanish hotel chain, Sol Melia, and it has blazoned the trail for the brand’s ultracool and sexy appeal.
London is a city of neighbourhoods, and visitors pay a premium for hotels in literary Bloomsbury, chic Chelsea, or trendy Knightsbridge. One of the best-kept secrets in London however, is the Four Seasons Hotel, which sits on the bank of the Thames in Canary Wharf.
The unique style of fashionable Miami now has a new star destination; the Hotel Beaux Arts Miami, in the city’s thriving downtown Financial and Design Districts. The Beaux Arts is actually a hotel-within-a-hotel, a separate part of the brand new JW Marriott Marquis, which opened in October on the Avenue of the Americas.
Hong Kong is the Gateway to China. First settled by the Chinese in the 7th century, ruled for more than a hundred years by the British, the city is now one of the most important and dynamic cities in the world, and at its heart sits the Four Seasons Hong Kong.