Boutique hotels are quickly becoming the trend. Their intimate size creates a private and exciting atmosphere and many travelers enjoy the personal feel. From Miami to Paris these hotels can be conveniently booked through BoutiqueHotels.com and are an excellent choice when you’re seeking a memorable experience. Here is my list of 5 Unique Boutique Hotels Around the World.
Soho Beach House, Miami, Florida
The Soho Beach House lies mere feet from beautiful white sand beaches and crystal clear waters. Set on the historic Sovereign hotel site, Soho includes 50 rooms, 2 pools, a screening snug, and a beach club. It is home to the Cowshed Spa where guests and non-guests can indulge in an extensive menu of spa treatments guaranteed to melt the stresses of life away. When in need of great food or a cocktail, Soho offers several choices from pool bar to formal dining. The hotel lies in the historic district of Miami centrally located to many tourist attractions and plenty of shopping.
Maison Athenee, Paris, France
With the Place Vendôme and the Opéra Garnier just steps away from her entrance and surrounded by the most beautiful quarters of Paris, the Maison Athénée is a unique hotel that caters to all things luxury. Even the smallest detail is exquisite and lends to the hotel’s exceptional design. From the petit salon to the lustrous grace of the smoking room, the creativity of its designer is evident. Each of the 20 rooms of Maison Athénée boasts eloquent and spacious purpose. Every room has a touch of French chic.
Transformed from a converted Victorian warehouse the Boundary Hotel attracts people from all walks of life. Intellectuals, hipsters, artists and young families find this unique hotel the place to stay. The hotel offers two restaurants, the Albion Cafe, and the Chateau Boundary wine club where guests can indulge in local and international cusine and fine wines. The Boundary’s rooftop is jam-packed every day of the week offering visitors excellent BBQ and great music.
Jade Mountain, St. Lucia
Jade Mountain offers spectacular design unmatched by any other hotel. With 25 infinity pool and 5 uber luxurious living spaces the resort refuses to classify their accomodations as rooms or suites. The multi-level indoor, outdoor areas feature decks and 400-900 square foot private plunge pools. Each is handmade of tiny iridescent tiles and features chromotherapy lighting. A unique aspect of this hotel is its complete absence of exterior walls. Perfectly positioned so no one can see in, the entire space is open to breathtaking vistas and beautiful Caribbean breezes. This all-inclusive resort is a must try when visiting St. Lucia.
Dunton Hot Springs, Dolores, CO
In the mood for a hot spring weekend in an authentic ghost town? Hike up the 8,600 foot San Juan Mountains in Dolores, Colorado and you’ll find Dunton Hot Springs a wonderful resort that offers six different ways to soak in the natural springs. With calcium-bicarbonate, iron, and manganese rich waters ranging 30°C – 41°C (85°F – 106°F) guests can sit under the stars and wash away the stresses of life. On site cabins and restaurants make it the perfect relaxing getaway. Consisting of only 11 original settler cabins, one luxury tent, a dance hall, saloon, library (with self-serve bourbon) and massage/yoga studio and set within a former Pony Express mail office this unique destination is a perfect place to spend a week. Dunton is an all-inclusive affair with rates including three amazing gourmet meals daily, with ingredients gleaned nearby from Colorado farms and carefully paired with quality wines. Cocktails are served at the historic bar which boasts its famous visitor Butch Cassidy who carved his name a century and a half ago.
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