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Yann Casparini I am a hotel manager. With a hundred of contemporary hotel managers we created this travel magazine to share our selection of addresses and tips.
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Le Régent, La Baule: a totally wild hotel!

• 17 Aug, 2011 • Catégorie: Brittany, France, Getaway, One hotel a day, Top stories, Waterfront, Western Europe

Whatever got into the owners of Le Régent Hotel in La Baule? This recently renovated 3-star hotel seems totally wild! Sitting in from of the bay of La Baule, Le Régent may be considered as one of the most surprising hotels on the Côte d’Amour.

The wild side starts with the room decoration, because the [...]

Le Fort de l’Océan : a hotel against the tide

• 10 Aug, 2011 • Catégorie: Brittany, France, Getaway, One hotel a day, Top stories, Unusual hotels, Waterfront, What else

Located in Brittany, near Le Croisic and 12 kilometers away from La Baule, Le Fort de l’Océan recreates the history of France. The drawbridge, the ditch, the battlements and crenels are still there, but the dangers of the high seas have disappeared and the glorious home has finally found peace. The rose-tinted granite walls [...]

Royal-Riviera Hotel, Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat: facing the ocean

• 8 Aug, 2011 • Catégorie: France, One hotel a day, Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur, Top stories

The fifties have been taking pride of place in fashion and design these days, and Grace Leo, who steers the ship of the Royal Riviera Hotel in Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, is delighted. With the help from her personal decorator, Pascal Allaman, she has just finished renovating about 30 rooms of the palace in a glamorous tone, [...]

Villa Clarisse: little sister of the Hotel de Toiras

• 5 Aug, 2011 • Catégorie: France, One hotel a day, Poitou Charentes, Top stories

This summer, holidays on the Atlantic coast appear to be in-style. If the Bobo atmosphere of Cap Ferret doesn’t exactly thrill you, try and stay in Saint-Martin-de-Ré where the alleys in bloom hold a taste of liberty. In this town listed as World Heritage by the UNESCO, the Villa Clarisse, annex of the Hotel [...]

Hegia Hotel: trip to the Basque upcountry

• 3 Aug, 2011 • Catégorie: Aquitaine, France, Getaway, Gourmet, One hotel a day, Out of the city, Top stories

There’s a fine line between the restaurant and the hotel business… Imagine you’re in the Basque upcountry, on a northern ridge of mountain Ursuia near the lovely village of Hasparren, 35 kilometers from Biarritz. Lost on top of the clouds, there’s a farm dating back to 1746, reassuring shelter from the greatness of nature. [...]

The Hi Matic breaks hotel standards!

• 1 Aug, 2011 • Catégorie: France, Green hotels, One hotel a day, Paris, Top stories, Unusual hotels, What else

After the Hi Hotel in Nice and the Dar Hi in Tunisia, Patrick Elouarghi and Philippe Chapelet once again decided to break all current hotel standards. With their new hotel gem, the Hi Matic, and the participation of designer and architect Matali Crasset, they redefined the modern hotel business between design and ecology, low [...]

Aquitaine : cool hotels for peaceful holidays

• 29 Jul, 2011 • Catégorie: Aquitaine, France, Suggestions

On the Atlantic coast, Bordeaux is mostly known from tourists for its wine labels rather than for its 2.5 million annual visitors. The awakening of the “sleeping beauty” came along an artistic and cultural revival. Listed as City of Art and History and as UNESCO World Heritage, Bordeaux is the home of the most [...]

Les Pléiades Hotel: arty stop in Barbizon

• 27 Jul, 2011 • Catégorie: France, Getaway, Gourmet, One hotel a day, Paris, Romantic, Top stories, Unusual hotels, What else

On a lovely sunny Sunday in the summer, you decide to go for a walk in the wild Forest of Fontainebleau in Seine-et-Marne. Leaving your car and city life aside, you choose to ride your bike on the steep tracks, in the freshness of the undergrowth when you suddenly come across a concrete road [...]

Winery break at Chateau les Carrasses

• 22 Jul, 2011 • Catégorie: France, Languedoc-Roussillon, One hotel a day, Out of the city, Top stories, Western Europe

After traveling along the wine route to Beaune, you are hesitating on your next oenological stop. Bordeaux? Too mundane. The Loire Valley? Quite tempting, but for the summer, you need sunshine! Off to the Languedoc-Roussillon region between Béziers and Narbonne, in the beautiful Château Les Carrasses. On the menu: discover the land of Languedoc…

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Marianne Estène-Chauvin: stroll in Juan-les-Pins

• 13 Jul, 2011 • Catégorie: France, Provence Alpes Côte d'Azur

Owner of the 5-star hotels Belles Rives and Juana in Juan-les-Pins, Marianne Estène-Chauvin is proud to carry on the family history of a French hotel group, far from the Arab Emirates and other foreign groups leading numerous luxury hotels in France. Meeting.

Hoosta magazine – The Belles Rives belonged to your grand-parents. Tell us its [...]

The Gate House: romantic stay in Corrèze

• 11 Jul, 2011 • Catégorie: France, Getaway, Limousin, One hotel a day, Romantic, Top stories, Waterfront

On the wooded domain of Château d’Arnac, near a lake hides The Gate House, a charming hotel of two suites only. Despite the noise of water slowly running down and the little birds chirping, we could even believe that Bluebeard imprisoned his wife behind these thick and mysterious walls. Don’t worry though, the Gate [...]