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Swellegant Stays

Swellegant Stay – Palace Hotel Tokyo

Have you ever dreamt of that incomparable getaway? One of culture and enlightenment? Well, I’m here to share just such a respite with you. A stay that embodies a sensual exploration of not only the five known – taste, touch, sight, sound, and scent, but the added sense of chi. You know, that balance, that […]

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Swellegant Stay – The Chatwal

Rich hues of saffron, ruby and sepia lure you into the Chatwal. The 1930’s Art Deco building has been reimagined to suit today’s expectations.  While owning its position, steps away from Broadway, the hotel stands on its own merits.  Each of the 76 guest rooms and suites are outfitted with luxe amenities like handmade mattresses.  […]

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Twin Palms – Phuket, Thailand

Tucked away in the south-west corner of Thailand overlooking the Andeman Sea is the island province of Phuket. Over the past decade this area has rapidly become a major destination for upscale travelers seeking the more luxurious side of Thailand as Phuket offers a stark contrast from the cheap hostels of Koh San Road in […]

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Tcherassi Hotel Cartagena, Colombia

Exclusivity seekers should sort out a way to get to Cartagena post-haste and when you do, duck right in to the Tcherassi Hotel. In the heart of the walled city, known for its vibrantly colored walls and winding cobblestone streets, there is an exclusive little enclave where 7 guest rooms are housed in a 250-year-old […]

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Hotel Marignan-Paris

  Just off the Champs Élysées is Hotel Marignan. As they say in real estate and all things fabulous– location, location, location. Besides being perfectly positioned in Paris, this hotel has more than the necessary five-star accommodations and amenities. Although every room is blissfully wonderful, we highly recommend you get the suit on the 6th […]

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Allure Chocolat – Cartagena, Colombia

Allure Chocolat, Cartagena The classic façade of this hotel blends in with the surrounding city center  ust outside the walled city is a fantastic option for those seeking a more modern take on what Colombia has to offer up on this side of town. Featuring modern accommodations with high ceilings and large windows that give […]

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Le Guanahani – St. Barths

The largest hotel on St. Barth has only 67 rooms, and at Le Guanahani they are anything but simply ‘rooms’. Each is unique yet equally stunning, from suites to cottages nestled along the hillsides on the 18 acres of tropical paradise overlooking two magnificent beaches. Nearly all of the rooms have an ocean view, and […]

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Lastarria Hotel – Santiago, Chile

The Singular Santiago, Lastarria Hotel is a hip and upscale coupling of neoclassic French architecture and early modern 20th century style. In the sophisticated city of Santiago, this property is right at home. When you are in between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean you’re competing with natural beauty and tempting escapes, but Santiago holds […]

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The Singluar Patagonia Hotel

We find ourselves traveling outside the obvious as much as we can and here we are in a post-Victorian cold-storage plant built in 1915, smack in the middle of Patagonia. The hotel is called The Singluar, Patagonia – Puerto Bories Hotel. It’s hard to get much cooler than this. Not far from downtown Puerto Natales, […]

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The Chanler at Cliff Walk Newport

Gilded Age mansions abound in Rhode Island. The coastal towns are where it’s at, and the Chanler at Cliff Walk in Newport enjoys a brilliant position perched directly on the water’s edge. John Winthrop Chanler, a New York State Congressman, built what is now an upscale boutique hotel as a private summer residence, the first […]

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