The Leading Hotels of the World has added three new hotels in Europe and the Middle East to its portfolio. Meet the new members:
Located at the junction of new and old Jerusalem, Mamilla Hotel overlooks the Old City walls, the Tower of David, and the Jaffa Gate. Its 194 rooms and suites combine modern comforts with exclusive original pieces. The Rooftop Restaurant serves lunch and dinner with panoramic views of the city, while Mamilla Café serves more relaxed meals. Cocktails and light fare are available in The Mirror Bar, and guests can sample kosher wines and olive oils in Winery. Additional facilities include the Akasha Wellbeing Spa, a gym and an indoor pool, as well as five banquet rooms.
With a history spanning nearly a century, the Majestic Hotel & Spa occupies a neoclassical building in the Passeig de Gracia. Following a major renovation, it has 227 rooms and 48 suites. Under the guidance of culinary advisor Nandu Jubany, the hotel serves modern fare that pays homage to traditional Catalan cuisine in Restaurant Condal and El Patio del Majestic. El Bar del Majestic and La Dolce Vitae offer cocktails and light meals. On the top floor is the MajesticSpa as well as a swimming pool, solarium and terrace. There are also six conference rooms and a business center.
Due to open in February, La Réserve Paris sits on the Avenue Gabriel, midway between the Champs-Elysées and the Faubourg Saint-Honoré, with only 14 rooms and 26 suites. Housed in the former residence of Pierre Cardin, it has top views of the Grand Palais, the Eiffel Tower, the Pantheon and the Obelisk on the Place de la Concorde. Le Gabriel is the principal dining room, while guests can take cocktails in Le Salon de Clos, Le Salon Marigny and La Bibliotheque. There is also a spa, swimming pool and gym.