High above Hakata Bay on the island of Kyushu in Japan, the Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka, occupies the top nine floors of the 25-storey main tower of the Fukuoka Daimyo Garden City complex
The Lafayette Hotel & Club in San Diego has scaled up in its 77th year, as owners CH Projects, well-known for its restaurants, revamped the first hotel in its hospitality portfolio, eschewing subtle and embracing maximalist style. Originally opened in 1946 as Imig Manor, this was a haven for Hollywood stars such as Lana Turner, Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, and …
Is a sojourn in the French countryside calling your name? Consider La Nauve Hôtel & Jardin in Cognac, which opened in July.
Travellers headed to the Eternal City should consider checking into the newest addition to Rome’s famed Via Veneto: InterContinental Rome Ambasciatori Palace. Designed by Italian architect Carlo Busiri Vici, the Renaissance-inspired building opened in 1905 as a residence for visiting ambassadors, and from 1946 to 1993, it was the library for the American Embassy across the street.
On the southeast coast of Puerto Rico, the area’s only hotel, the Wyndham Palmas Beach & Golf Resort, is welcoming guests to its newly renovated property.
The Grand Hyatt Kuwait, a contemporary hotel in the Al Zahra district, is connected to the 360 Mall, a mixed-use development offering business and leisure travellers numerous diversions.
In Stratford, Ontario, renowned for its theatre, Hotel Julie is a 19th-century rowhouse reimagined as stylish short-term accommodation. With nine flats on offer, each individually decorated, guests can become characters on their own stage for a weekend or a week.
On Bordeaux’s wine route, a historic residence has been transformed into a relaxing haven with a panoramic view of its vineyards and the Gironde Estuary: Le Château Réal.
Louisville, Kentucky, may be known for bourbon, baseball, and horses, but its latest hotel opening reveals a more nuanced identity.