Sunday, March 10, 2013
The Audubon Cottages transport guests to the charm and elegance of old New Orleans. A relaxing retreat in the French Quarter, each one and two bedroom suite offers distinct accommodations that will undoubtedly be part of your unforgettable experience in New Orleans. Guests may check-in at the Dauphine Orleans Hotel or arrange to meet our French Quarter Butler at the Audubon Cottages’ entrance. All Audubon Cottages’ guests enjoy access to the Dauphine Orleans’ many amenities including secure, on-site, valet parking; welcome beverage at May Baily’s Place; fitness center access and daily Continental breakfast.
The historic Audubon Cottages were built shortly after two great fires destroyed most of the city in the late eighteenth century. Named in honor of naturalist and painter John James Audubon, the Audubon Cottages are are a collection of seven charming and private cottages that surround what is believed to be the oldest pool in the French Quarter. These French Quarter cottages reflect the charm of old New Orleans while offering modern amenities and a high level of service.
In the heart of the French Quarter Historic District, one block off of Bourbon Street and only three short blocks to Jackson Square and the Mississippi River.
Directions to Hotel
From Interste ten, take French Quarter Exit, continue south on Basin Street, take left at Toulouse heading into the French Quarter, then right onto Dauphine Street to 509. Check in and parking is at 415 Dauphine - the next block.
The Hotel Mazarin features 102 brilliant and spacious rooms and the French Quarter’s most elegant courtyard with European style fountain as its centerpiece. The guestrooms are thoughtfully appointed to cater to the modern traveler while preserving New Orleans’ signature charm. This luxury boutique hotel is committed to offer a 100% smoke-free environment for our guests.
Step outside and enjoy the jazz resonating in the streets and galleries and shops just a half block away on Royal Street. When you are in the mood to experience the lively nightlife and music New Orleans is known for, Bourbon Street is also just a half block away. Enjoy a nightcap at the only French Quarter wine bar, Patrick’s Bar Vin, offering a selection of fine wines from around the world. Bespoke service is accompanied by amenities including wireless Internet, breakfast, local phone calls, in-room coffee, bottled water, newspaper, Egyptian cotton robe and slippers, safe, and cube coolers. In addition, hotel guests will enjoy our private courtyard setting with renaissance inspired fountain, a 24 hour fitness and business center. To complete the offerings, hotel spa services by Le Jardin Spa are available in the comfort and privacy of your room.
In the heart of the historic French Quarter, steps from Bourbon and Royal Streets, 12 mile from the New Orleans Airport, and 1 mile to the busienss district and the Convention Center. Only four blocks to the Mississippi River steamboat wharf.
Directions to Hotel
Take I-10 to French Quarter exit. Turn left on Conti Street 'till Royal, right on Royal and immediate right on Bienville street. Hotel entrance is immediately to the left. Rental cars are not recommended as the location is perfect for walking to all the important destinations. Cabs are easily available.
Sunday, January 27, 2013
There Are A Number Of Commercial Bus Services Operating From New York Area Airports To The Center Of Manhattan. Departures From Grand Central Railway Station And Penn Station . Transportation From Primary Airport To Property: Taxis Are Available At All New York Area Airports. Our Concierge Will Be Pleased To Make The Necessary Arrangements For Limousine Service From The New York Area Airports. Fares Vary To And From Destinations. Please Find Below Current Rates For Sedan Transportation, Subject To Change Without Prior Notice: To La Guardia Usd109.64 From La Guardia Domestic Usd124.94 To Jfk Usd129.68 From Jfk Domestic Usd144.98 From Jfk International Usd158.34 To Newark Usd135.82 From Newark Domestic Usd151.12 From Newark International Usd164.49 Rates Include Tax, Tip And Toll. Rental Car All Major Car Rental Companies Have Facilities At New York Area Airports. Bus Or Other Transportation There Are A Number Of Commercial Bus Services Operating From New York Area Airports To The Center Of Manhattan. Departures From Grand Central Railway Station And Penn Station. Mandarin Oriental, New York Is Located In The Exclusive New Time Warner Center At Columbus Circle In The Heart Of Manhattan. The Hotel Overlooks Central Park And Offers Immediate Access To Luxury Retail Shopping And World-class Entertainment.
Directions to Hotel
Direction To The Property From North - Directions From La Guardia (lga) Airport Exit Airport. Follow Signs To Grand Central Parkway. West To New York. Follow Signs To Triboro Bridge And Use Right Lanes For Manhattan. Exit Off Bridge. Pay Toll And Use Left Lanes Over Small Bridge To Fdr Drive South. Follow Fdr Drive South To 63rd Street To Fifth Avenue. Turn Left Of Fifth Avenue And Proceed To 60th Street. Turn Right And Follow Curve In Road Around Onto 59th Street. Proceed Up Central Park South To The 3rd Traffic Signal. Engage Into Columbus Circle And Then Into 60th Street. The Hotels Entrance Is On Your Left Before You Reach Columbus Avenue. It Is The North Tower Of The Time Warner Center. Direction To The Property From South - From Newark Take The Jersey Turnpike North To Lincoln Tunnel Manhattan Bound. At Tunnel Exit Go East To 8th Avenue And Drive North Until You Reach Columbus Circle. Engage Into 60th Street And The Hotel Is On Your Left Side Before You Hit Columbus Avenue. It Is The North Tower Of The Time Warner Center. Direction To The Property From West - Directions From John F. Kennedy (jfk) Airport Exit Airport. Follow Signs To Grand Central Parkway. West To New York. Follow Signs To Triboro Bridge And Use Right Lanes For Manhattan. Exit Off Bridge. Pay Toll And Use Left Lanes Over Small Bridge To Fdr Drive South. Follow Fdr Drive South To 63rd Street To Fifth Avenue. Turn Left Of Fifth Avenue And Proceed To 60th Street. Turn Right And Follow Curve In Road Around Onto 59th Street. Proceed Up Central Park South To The 3rd Traffic Signal. Engage Into Columbus Circle And Then Into 60th Street. The Hotels Entrance Is On Your Left Before You Reach Columbus Avenue. It Is The North Tower Of The Time Warner Center.
Sophisticated and minimalist, guestrooms feature a color palette of neutrals and grays with pops of bright colors. A lavish use of colorful fabric in the headboard, armoire and wall covering offers a rich, contemporary feel. Dramatic sheets of backlit translucent glass in muted colors take the place of conventional doors. Bathrooms offer striking design contrasts with sheathed, richly textured walls, ceramic interiors, custom designed stainless steel “Gansevoort” sinks, and Carrara marble. The luxurious Duplex Penthouse comes complete with wood floors, Jacuzzi, fireplace, pool table and balcony with riverscape.
Features at Hotel Gansevoort include a heated outdoor rooftop pool with underwater lights and music open 365 days a year, Plunge bar and lounge with landscaped garden, 5,500 sq ft of event space including the expansive rooftop Loft with soaring 20- foot ceilings and wall-to-wall windows, signature multi-level indoor/outdoor restaurant and bar by Jeffrey Chodorow of China Grill Management, Hair Salon, complimentary Wi-Fi throughout hotel, complimentary business center and Exhale Spa, a 5,000 sq ft full-service mind body spa featuring transformational spa therapies, express services, and their world-renowned Core Fusion class programming, which can serve as an exclusive private event space, where red glass therapy rooms transform into private alcoves.
Hotel Gansevoort, with breathtaking 360 degree panoramic views of New York City and sunsets over the Hudson River, is the first and only luxury, full service resort in Manhattan’s vibrant Meatpacking District. Hotel Gansevoort offers a chic retreat from the urban metropolis that redefines the world of luxury accommodations.
Directions to Hotel
From JFK Airport: Go North on 134th to S. Conduit Ave, Stay to the Right onto the ramp, turn Left at 150th. Go Left to North Conduit Ave to the Vanwyck Expressway via the ramp on the Left. Take Exit 12B to 495W and keep left to the Midtown Tunnel. After the Tunnel, make a Right onto 34th Street Left to 9th Ave Left on Hudson Right onto Gansevoort Right onto 12th Street and a final Right onto 9th Ave.
From La Guardia Airport: Take Parkway West onto the Grand Central Parkway. Exit 4 to the Verrazano Bridge. Go to the Brooklyn/Queens Expressway East. Take Exit 35 to 495W toward the Midtown Tunnel. After the Tunnel, make a Right onto 34th Street Left to 9th Ave Left on Hudson Right onto Gansevoort Right onto 12th Street and a final Right onto 9th Ave.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Designated as a unique historical monument, the Hotel de Crillon is an elegant 18th century luxury hotel situated on the world famous Place De La Concorde in the heart of Paris. Only a few steps away from the Champs-Elysees, the Faubourg Saint Honore shopping area and all major museums, the Hotel de Crillon is the place to stay in Paris. This mythical hotel is rich in history and culture. Decorated in a Louis XV style, the hotel's 147 guest rooms and suites include Presidential apartments and the exceptional Louis XV and Leonard Bernstein suites. With 140 square meters of terrace, tall windows allowing abundant light, warm colors and wood-paneling, these renowned suites offer magnificent views of Paris, the Eiffel Tower proudly visible from a luxurious bubble-bath. Offering its guests the highest level of personalized service is the ultimate goal of Hotel de Crillon.
The gourmet restaurant Les Ambassadeurs, the former ballroom of the Dukes de Crillon, is the perfect venue for an intense and unforgettable moment. Guests can also try L'Obe restaurant with its Parisian atmosphere and creative Cuisine.
Directions to Hotel
From Roissy CDG, take the freeway to Paris. Take the Ring Road at Porte de la Chapelle. Exit at Porte Maillot and take direction Place de la Concorde. From Orly, take the Freeway to Paris. Take the Ring Road at Porte d'Orleans, and exit Porte Maillot. Take direction Place de la Concorde.
Here lies the exceptional advantage of the stay in Paris. And for sensual pleasures , the restaurant "L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon" invites to discover a new concept of French cuisine.
65 Rooms and 10 Suites including Penthouse Suite with two terraces, offering panoramic views on the roofs of Paris and its monuments (Eiffel Towel, Sacre Coeur).
All the mahogany paneled rooms are decorated in one of the three colour schemes , Coral, Plum or Earth and are set off by original paintings made by the "Beaux Arts" students.
2 steps from Musee d Orsay and Louvre, next to Les Tuileries and La Concorde. Luxury shops, art galleries, antique shops and Metro station nearby. 5 km to exhibition grounds, 20 km to CDG airport.
Directions to Hotel
By plane - Roissy-Charles-de-Gaulle airport at 30 km. Orly airport at 20 km Compagny Air Littoral - Airport Orly Ouest -Comptoir vente-departure hall-doors U-V.
By train - Montparnasse railway station at 2km.
By subway - Line 12, station 'Rue du Bac'
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Taste Mediterranean-inspired treats at Todd English's Olives restaurant, then get cozy in the curtained alcoves at Rande Gerber's seductive UNDERBAR. Or gaze at the city and people watch with a martini in hand in the Living Room.
If the 24/7 pace isn't getting your heart racing, SWEAT's 24-hour fitness experience will. Or watch Manhattanites mingle from your room's view of the Union Square greenscape. Then experience the bed that makes our 270 guest rooms legendary.
In the heart of Silicon Alley, where cutting edge technology and international business thrives, stands W New York - Union Square. Where anything is possible. Peruse the boutique shops on Fifth and Sixth Avenues known as "Ladies Mile," dine in some of the city's best restaurants, check out the happening bars, and get a taste of freshness at the famous farmer's market. Step outside and head in any direction. Within walking distance you will find the very best of New York waiting for you.
Directions to Hotel
From North - From La Guardia Airport Take Grand Central Parkway To Triboro Bridge Going To Manhattan. Fdr South To 15th Street Exit. Make A Left 80 East To George Washington Bridge. Harlem River Drive To Fdr. From South - Take Nj Turnpike North To Lincoln Tunnel. Exit Tunnel And Follow Downtown Signs To 17th Street. Turn Right On 17th Street And Continue West To Park Avenue, Make A Right On Park Avenue. From East - Take 495 W To Midtown Tunnel. At End Of Tunnel Bear Right, Follow To Park Avenue And Turn Left, Follow To 17th Street. Hotel Is On Left Side. From West - 80 West To George Washington Bridge. Harlem River Drive To Fdr South To 15th Street Exit. Make A Left Then A Right Onto 14th Street To Park Avenue South. Hotel On Right Side.