The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd. announced today the addition of seven new members to its collection of more than 375 distinct, luxury hotels, each providing its guests an immersive experience into the local culture.
The Lanesborough, London, England
The recently refurbished Lanesborough London offers 93 rooms and suites centrally located in London, only a short walk from the Knightsbridge, Buckingham Palace, and Hyde Park. The Lanesborough London’s bedrooms and dining rooms have been restored to their original Georgian condition, and guests can enjoy culinary creations by chef patron Eric Frechon in Céleste, which just received its first Michelin star. Afternoon tea, cigars, and cognacs are available in The Garden Room. Guests of The Lanesborough enjoy round-the-clock private butler service to their needs throughout the stay, from hotel requests to planning city experiences.
Il Sereno Lago di Como, Lake Como, Italy
Il Sereno Lago di Como is a stylish, private sanctuary on the shores of Lake Como. The ultra-luxury hotel houses 30 suites and the only 60-foot-long infinity pool overlooking Lake Como. Following the success of Le Sereno St. Barth’s, the owners, along with Milan-based designer Patricia Urquiola, brought a contemporary luxurious, design-driven, and personalized service to Lake Como. Guests can take in the beauty of Lake Como from the hotel’s private garden, complete with secret passageways.
|Il Sereno Lago di Como|
Portrait Roma, Rome, Italy
The Portrait Roma, located minutes away from the renowned Spanish Steps, the hotel boasts 14 studios and suites featuring images of Rome during the 1950s by the great Magnum photographers, along with drawings, sketches, and original Salvatore Ferragamo shoes. Guests here can utilize The Lifestyle Team, a luxury service team, to create exclusive personalized experiences including tours of private palaces, gourmet dinners, and artistic masterpieces.
The Singular Santiago, Lastarria Hotel, Santiago, Chile
The Singular Santiago offers a blend of contemporary comforts and classic style, with each of the 62 rooms and suites. The Singular boasts an award-winning restaurant home to executive chef Laurent Pasqualetto. The hotel’s design embraces the artistic heritage of the neighborhood, which offers homage of the city’s history and culture. Travelers can enjoy views of Santiago from The Singular Roof, the hotel’s private roof top bar, complete with live music.
The Singular Patagonia, Puerto Bories Hotel, Puerto Natales, Chile
Designated a National Monument in 1996, The Singular Patagonia is a converted cold storage plant dating from the early 1900s. Just outside of Puerto Natales, the hotel overlooks the Fjord of Last Hope Sound with the Andes Mountains as a backdrop. The 57 oversized guestrooms and suites provide ample room to unwind as well as floor-to-ceiling windows. With a focus on locally grown products, the menu at The Singular Restaurant further immerses visitors in the destination. Guided excursions with local experts are available through the hotel and provide an in-depth, insider look at authentic Patagonia.
Hôtel Barrière Les Neiges, Courchevel, France (Opening December 16)
Located on the legendary Bellecôte slope, Hôtel Barrière Les Neiges is an exceptional chalet-style hotel boasting 22 rooms and 20 suites. With easy access to the largest ski area in the world, Les 3 Vallées, Les Neiges combines adventure and luxury. The hotel offers three restaurants, including Fouquet’s brasserie, as well as a terrace restaurant and lounge bar area. Les Neiges is also well suited for families with special kids’ menus and interconnecting rooms for larger families. The Spa Diane Barrière is a relaxing getaway for adults, while Les Neiges’ private projection room allows guests to enjoy a film with family and friends after a day on the slopes.
The Fontenay Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (Opening summer 2017)
The Fontenay embodies sculpture-like architecture mirroring the Alster lake and surrounding parkland. The hotel’s unique interior boasts a landscaped patio and 27-meter-high atrium with a subtle lighting installation as its centerpiece. All 131 rooms and suites offer lake views; the all-day dining restaurant showcases regional flavors; and a gourmet restaurant and bar located on the top floor are also available to guests. The Fontenay’s exclusive 10,000-square-foot rooftop spa with 60-foot indoor/outdoor pool and panoramic views is perfect for a few hours of pampering and relaxation.