Review of most prestigious hotels & resorts in the world. All personally experimented.

Bulgari Milan, the quintessence of luxury

Milan is a very suprising city, which offers both the best and the worst in term of luxury and architecture. For sure, this is a paradox for a leading fashion place but fortunately we past our first stay there in an oasis of indulgence and relaxation, the Bulgari Milan. Hidden on a private street close to La Scala, Piazza del…
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Elegance and discretion at the Halkin

For our second 2013 stay in London, we made the choice of discretion and elegance staying at The Halkin. Let’s put aside opulent properties for a while and focus on this charming luxury boutique hotel Located in the exclusive Belgravia district, away from the city traffic and noise but close to all main points of interest. This human scale hotel…
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Take a break at Grand Hotel Bordeaux & Spa

Bordeaux is a wonderful place to spend romantic time and have a good overview of French heritage – architecture, wine, fashion – just few steps from Paris ; you can refer to our Travels section for more details. To plan a luxury trip there, The Luxe Insider would definitely recommend to stay at the Grand Hotel Bordeaux & Spa where we enjoyed…
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Pleasant stay at Armani Dubai

Dubai is a vibrant city in a constant land extension – 15% increase by year –  with a population highly interested by luxury goods and hotels. Indeed you can find five-star hotels and palaces everywhere, from small jewels like Bab Al Shams Desert resort to huge complex like Atlantis The Palm, so the choice of a place to stay might…
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Zen atmosphere at New Otani Tokyo

I booked my stay at the very last-minute (2 days before arrival) and was a bit afraid about this property. Indeed, the “Cherry Blossom” event is very famous in Japan and all luxury hotels were full since a long time… New Otani was the only one with available room and usually it is quite a bad omen ! However I…
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Bulgari London, simply speechless

It was quite easy to choose Bulgari London for our first 2013 stay : a new boutique hotel in Knighstbridge with oversized room, the biggest SPA pool in the city and very good first reviews. So I wanted to experiment by myself that property booking a 2-night stay in a Deluxe Room and see what Bulgari is able to provide…
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Disturbed by Conrad New York

For a first stay in US, I wanted my hotel to be perfect especially because we had to spend an entire week in the same city, New York. Indeed usually I book just 2 or 3 days in a place and then we go away ; for this trip it was impossible as I went with my family and for…
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