Five-star XV Beacon, No1 hotel in Boston, USA, with the air of a smart private residence: Members receive exclusive Club rates and VIP status

US President John F Kennedy thought of Boston as his hometown. This is the city that propelled him to greatness and it was here, in historic Beacon Hill, the well-heeled address of prominent Bostonian families, that the six-year-old made his first political speech—standing on a table at his grandfather’s birthday party. Boston is a keen […]

Royalton Hotel, New York

The Royalton Hotel, New York

Manhattan’s midtown has long been labelled the engine-room of New York. After all, this is where the heart of the business district meets Broadway, clearly a marriage made in heaven. In midtown you are never far from an iconic skyscraper such as the Empire State or the Chrysler Building and a great show off Times […]

Hotel Plaza Athenee, New York, USA

Plaza Athenee Hotel, Manhattan, New York

Manhattan’s Upper East Side used to be called ‘the Silk Stocking District’ because of its well-heeled residents, and today it remains one of the most affluent and discreet neighbourhoods in New York as well as being perhaps the most expensive real estate in the entire United States. With 5th Avenue and Central Park on the […]

The perfect match: Hotel Montalembert, St Germain des Pres, romantic 5-star Parisian hotel on the Left Bank: We think it will suit your mood, à la Nancy Mitford

Some things are a perfect match: Paris and literature, the Left Bank and—Hotel Montalembert. And not merely because Nancy Mitford said so, though she did! In her pre-war classic, ‘The Pursuit of Love’, she has Fabrice telling Linda, ‘Je m’excuse, Madame, for not taking you to the Ritz, but I have a feeling for the […]