Getsemaní is a vibrant neighborhood just outside Cartagena's old city center. Hotel Capellán is vibrant as well, a historical Spanish Colonial structure whose interiors display a contemporary French influence, alongside their well-preserved heritage architecture and the comforts of a modern luxury boutique hotel.
Fans of the classic Alpine-lodge experience will have no difficulty satisfying their urges in Bavaria. But those travelers who see no contradiction between modern design and timeless mountain views will be grateful for a place like Villa Sonnenhof Boutique Hotel.
It takes a truly unusual hotel design to surprise us these days, but DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le - MGallery is nothing if not unusual. It’s just one part of the larger Dong Feng Yun Art Village mixed-use arts and culture complex, designed by the sculptor Luo Xu in a style that feels ancient and futuristic at the same time.
Virgin’s brand is so strong that a mental picture immediately forms upon mention of their name: some bright colors, some space-age mid-century modernist furniture, and an atmosphere that’s both seriously stylish and irreverently fun. The big surprise about Virgin Hotels Edinburgh, however, is its setting, in the 1864-vintage India Buildings.
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