Hotel Review: The Four Seasons George V Paris


The Paris hotel scene is in full bloom this year with the introduction of the official Palace distinction that luxury hotels in the city now have to aspire to, and this year’s flurry of hotel openings. Both the Shangri-La and Mandarin Oriental chose Paris for their first ventures into the lucrative French hotel, only to be met by fierce competition from other newcomers such as fashion design house hotel, The La Maison Champs Elysees Paris. But the Grand Dame of Parisian hotels, the Four Seasons George V, refuses to be intimidated by the new kids on the block.

Hotel Review: London Syon Park – A Waldorf Astoria Hotel


The location Part of the charm of  a hotel in an age where most people can now afford to travel is its history. Luxury Travel Beat likes a hotel to be the conduit to a previous era, to fancy ourselves Marilyn Monroe when we check in at the Waldorf Astoria New York or Greta Garbo when […]