Luxury hotels and resorts under Sunny skies. Designer furniture, expensive restaurants and rich tourists, splashing in the ocean. But all that can change very quickly, becoming a decaying squalor.
War, weather, financial crises and man-made disasters killed many tourist palaces. Here are some of the most famous hotels empty.
Sheraton Rarotonga, cook Islands
It’s an empty building located on the coastal line of the island of Rarotonga, is still shown on Google Maps though she never had visitors.
200 rooms with tiled floors, Jacuzzi, air-conditioning, carpets and luxury furnishings, never opened its doors. Wealth pilfered long ago and the building now hiding the homeless and a local gang. Continue reading
A couple of days ago I allowed myself to criticize the hotel business in Belarus. Not to be unfounded I now as a comparison tell you about one hotel in California, where we had a chance to spend the night during the spring touring the United States of America. Believe me, in this respect, the Americans have something to learn from the Belarusians, Russians, Lithuanians.
The hotel under the name “Sierra Sky Ranch” I have chosen and reserved in advance by Booking between moving from parks Sequoia trees and Yosemite. In such a large and expensive journey means making every hour, so take care in advance about accommodation here forced necessity. Especially because Yosemite national Park is considered the third largest number of visitors after the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone and find a free a hotel nearby not so simple.
This time I decided to fork out and booked a night in a historic hotel for $ 60. This is the sum of twice the standard prices for road motels, but that’s the beauty of America that when you are ready to pay more, I know for sure that almost always get something exceptional. This time and money spent has paid off. It was one of the most exciting nights for all the time spent in America. Continue reading
“The Bourne Identity”
The elegant and refined hotel in the heart of the French capital near the Louvre Museum and the Tuileries garden was known long before there decided to shoot some key scenes of the film “the Bourne Identity” with Matt Damon in the title role. However, after the release of the pictures on the screens of the guests began often to meet fans of this action-Packed story about an amnesiac former mercenary killer-CIA agent.
“Death in Venice”
The aristocrats, the fashionable writers and other popular personalities of the last century, arriving in Venice, invariably chose the Hotel Des Bains. Almost 20 years it was a guest and the writer Thomas Mann, it is not surprising that the novel “Death in Venice” Continue reading