The Hotel "Chekhov"
Literature hotel got its name in honor of the great Russian writer - Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, and it is not only a tribute to the man who was able to…

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The most unusual hotels in the world.
Portal Oktogo continues a series of stories about the most unusual hotels in the world. Today you will learn about five places worthy of the attention seekers of diversity. In the…

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American haunted hotels

To climb Everest. Swim with the dolphins. To watch as someone who died 300 years ago, passes through the walls of your room? Yes, some activities are more accessible than others. Perhaps you will never climb the mountain, but you have all the chances to stay in a hotel with ghosts. Or, to be more accurate to say, in the hotel where he saw ghosts. A list of us hotels by Forbes Traveler is haunted .

The Equinox (Manchester village, Vermont). You are unlikely to meet with Laura Bush or Nancy Reagan, but in the Equinox hotel in Vermont you can spend time with the former First Lady: they say that the hotel is often visited by Mary Todd Lincoln and her youngest son, tad, died at 18 years of age. According to rumors, you can hear the cry of Ted and the soothing voice of his mother. Continue reading

The Grand Hotel Europe is a wine dinner

24 September, the year of the 125th anniversary of Agatha Christie, Grand Hotel Europe presents a wine dinner with the chef of the famous writer trains Venice Simplon-Orient-Express and the house wine “Baron Philippe de Rothschild”, the credo of which is to produce the best wines in the world in any category.

Evening in the restaurant “Europe” will recreate the atmosphere of an aristocratic continental train travel vintage “Orient Express”, shrouded in mystery and intrigue, which comfortably traveled writers, statesmen and monarchs of the twentieth century. To bladams menu matched pair a unique wine Baron Philippe de Rothschild that by the glass it is possible to try only here.

The dinner menu has developed a creative Duo: the chef of Grand Hotel Europe Ian Minnis and Christian Bodiguel, a Frenchman who for 30 years headed the kitchen of the legendary luxury train with three dining cars. A menu with six changes amounted to French cuisine, famous for the diversity and sophistication of sauces. Continue reading

TOP 10 hotels in the world, where history was made

There are plenty of places where important historical events. And among these places there are hotels, which was signed historical documents, created the world famous literary works, written pattern, in General, there was a History of the human race.

So, our current rating on historical hotels.

1. Ritz Paris 5* (Paris , France )

In the early nineteenth century architect Charles Ili was rebuilt to a hotel in one of the houses. Ritz was the first hotel in the world, each room of which was fitted with a bath. The kitchen at the hotel answered the legendary chef Auguste Escoffier.

At various times it has welcomed such celebrities as Edward VII, Reza Shah Pahlavi, Charlie Chaplin, Greta Garbo, Frederic Chopin, Scott Fitzgerald, Marlene Dietrich and sir Elton John. In honor of some well-known guests have been named the most luxurious rooms. The hotel bar is actually the name of one of the regulars at the Ritz – Ernest Hemingway. It is here held its last night of Princess Diana and Coco Chanel lived at the Ritz for 30 years and died in this hotel. Continue reading