Category Archives: Hotel

Gansevoort Meatpacking Hotel Unveils Multimillion Dollar Rebrand and Renovation

The iconic Gansevoort Meatpacking Hotel, which is credited for putting the Meatpacking District on the map almost two decades ago, is unveiling a multimillion renovation and rebrand. The demographic of guests that partied with the legendary hotel are now returning with their children. The hotel’s 1,700-square-foot lobby and common area feature cutting-edge art and design. Designed […]

The Top US Hotels To Explore This Summer

The United States is known for its scorching weather, luxurious seas and glamorous vacations. With overseas travel looking like a possibility this year with the government’s recent announcement of the ‘traffic light’ system, why not venture to the American coast for your dream summer holiday?  America’s successful vaccine rollout is increasing consumer confidence for a stateside summer […]

Heal With Nature In 2021 At Madeira’s Luxurious Laurea Spa

If you’re looking to escape the stresses of 2020, then look no further than Savoy Palace’s destination spa, a 3,100 square foot retreat inspired by Madeira’s most beautiful natural treasure, the Laurissilva Forest. The sub-tropical island of Madeira is world-famous for its natural beauty, and having just been awarded Europe’s Leading Island Destination at the […]

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai Unveils One-of-a-kind Piaget Christmas Tree

Mandarin Oriental Jumeira, Dubai and Swiss jeweler Piaget designed a one-of-a-kind centerpiece Christmas tree for this year’s festive celebrations. Piaget Christmas Tree is the six-metre high beauty that stands on the hotel’s outdoor terrace and immerses guests in the world of Piaget’s traditional craftsmanship while incorporating elements of Mandarin Oriental’s signature fan symbol and the contemporary feel […]

Claridge’s Sparkling Art Deco Christmas Tree Is Made With Real Crystals

With December here and the lockdown over, we’re starting to get into the swing of Christmas here at Secret London. So too are the lovely folks at Mayfair hotel Claridge’s, who have just revealed their Christmas tree. Whilst some may go in a traditional direction for their Christmas tree, the hotel opts for a more stylish design […]

£1 Billion Transformation Will Turn An Old Department Store Into London’s New Retail Destination

The former Bayswater shopping centre, Whiteleys, is currently being transformed into a brand new luxury retail, dining, and hotel complex. Whiteleys was one of London’s most prestigious shopping centres and served customers for well over 100 years. Since Westfield popped up nearby in 2008 however, its success slowly declined until it closed its doors in 2018. However, […]

Aston Martin Pivots To Electrification And A Venture In New York Luxury Living

Sean Connery ’s passing has refocused attention on the James Bond films and, inevitably, the co-starring Aston Martin cars — some equipped with water cannons and flamethrowers. But Aston Martin isn’t resting on its laurels—it’s moving toward new horizons, including electrification with a new partner, Mercedes-Benz, and—further afield—architecture. The company is working with architect Sir David […]