Taschen's New York: Hotels, Restaurants & Shops - Hardcover
New York has so many things to see that one gets dizzy just thinking about it. This book's highlights include: Chelsea's midcentury Modern porthole-windowed...... more
New York has so many things to see that one gets dizzy just thinking about it. This book's highlights include: Chelsea's midcentury Modern porthole-windowed MaritimeHotel; the elegant new Bowery Hotel, in Manhattan's latest it-neighborhood, the Lower East Side; and the classic New York delicatessen, Katz.
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Advantages: The service is exceptional Disadvantages: May seem expensive to some people but worth saving for in my opinion
...~~Maritim Hotel, Mauritius~~
~Why this hotel:
In 2007 my partner and I were invited to our best friends wedding in Mauritius, it was something we definitely did not want to miss or something we did not date miss because my partner was the best man.
We did have the option to pick our own hotel but we decided the best choice would be for us to stay in the same all-inclusive hotel with our friends...
Advantages: beautiful, lovely weather, port aventura, aquaopolis, day trips to barcelona, cheap, safe area, bonavista market, close to airport Disadvantages: rush for sunbeds in the morning!
...parks, we only visited port caribee, which is part of port aventura, which was enjoyable but involved a great deal of queing and sunburn!
There were plenty more activities offered by both the hotel and the area, such as swimming with sea lions and a variety of sports.
The Princess Maritim hotel is the best hotel i have ever stayed in, although only 3 stars it feels like at least four...
Advantages: It's quiet Disadvantages: It's on life support and needs a shot of adrenaline
...The Maritim is not one of my favourite hotels. If I hear that I've been booked there, a wave of disappointment rolls over me and that's based on only two stays so far - but I'm sure there will be more. It's not that there's actually anything WRONG with the hotel, it's just that it's got an air of being tired, past it and just not up to scratch for the new millenium. It must have once been really...