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Luxury City Escape

There is hardly a better time to explore the world’s most beautiful metropoles than autumn. With trees turning into golden and reddish tones and the sun rays being softer, city streets become irresistible. It’s an ideal time to roam the alleys, indulge in luxury shopping, go to the most famous museums, sit in the park or have a cup of hot drink in a charming café. Let us inspire you and recommend the most exciting luxury hotels in everyone’s favorite capitals. 

LONDON

Time-traveling has not become possible yet, but London visit is halfway to that and perhaps, even more alluring. At least that’s how most of the people tend to feel when strolling down the quintessential cobblestone streets of Mayfair. One of the most affluent addresses in London, as well as in the world, surrounded by world-class eateries and most exclusive boutiques on Bond Street, is a good place to start your luxury city escape. 

It’s the borough where you can also find London’s first hotel – Brown’s Hotel, with a fascinating history. From writers to royalty and artists to icons, a long list of Mayfair’s most glamorous personalities has been welcomed there. Minutes from the fashion houses, the world’s leading art districts and walking distance to five Royal Parks, Brown’s Hotel is at the center of London’s finest experiences.

Contemporary chic and glamorous, Baglioni Hotel, located just a short walk towards Royal Albert Hall, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the National History Museum, certainly belongs among the best hotels in the capital, too.

NEW YORK

Autumn is considered by many as the most magical period of the year in New York. City parks, walkways, and gardens are ablaze with warm colors and they will make you fall in love with the city that never sleeps, all over again. One never gets tired of strolling through Central Park among the red, orange and yellow trees, reflecting on the surface of the Jackie Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. 

It is also just a short period of time when the crowds in major sights become a bit smaller, at least till the time when the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center lights up again. Therefore, shopping in prominent neighborhoods like SoHo, Meatpacking District or Fifth Avenue becomes more enjoyable. 

To experience the true appeal of New York City, you must consider Mr. C Seaport.  A contemporary yet classic hotel provides luxurious pampering to its guests, with the most fascinating backdrop of the nearby Brooklyn Bridge, East River, and New York Skyline. Premium suites with balcony terraces offer views everyone dreams of, when in New York.

Alternatively, in hunting for the extraordinary, The Greenwich Hotel shouldn’t be passed. Conveniently located, close to the SoHo, Greenwich Village and Wall Street, but away from the tourist troves, this hotel stands out by its bold handcrafted design inspired by the best of Tibetian and Moroccan style. 

PARIS

The magical City of Lights never ceases to amaze. Renowned for style and elegance, there is something extra about the Parisian avenues, gardens, luxury boutiques, history, culture, the arts as well as the cuisine that makes you want to visit it again and again. 

To feel like in a famous novel, go nowhere else than to the iconic Ritz Paris, a glamorous hotel overlooking the Place Vandôme. Here, the refinement of the French art de vivre meets the elegance of Belle Époque décor. You can even sleep in one of the Prestige Suites that pays tribute to the distinguished guests that used to frequent this legendary hotel, among them Coco Chanel, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Frédéric Chopin and Charlie Chaplin, or Marcel Proust.

Right next to the Musée d’Orsay stands another  J.K. Place Paris hotel. If you seek modern, chic and elevated style with high level hospitality, this hotel might be for you.