New York, NY (Vocus) March 19, 2010
The Leading Hotels of the World is pleased to announce that it has recently added the following new member hotels:
Scheduled to open early this summer, the Lotte Hotel Moscow is located in the heart of the financial and shopping districts of the city, to the west of the Kremlin and Red Square, and approximately 45 minutes from Sheremetyevo Airport. The newly built hotel will feature 304 guest rooms and suites, with clean-lined contemporary styling, spacious seating areas and generously sized marble bathrooms. Guests of the Club Floor are entitled to additional privileges, such as express check-in and check-out; access to the Club Lounge where they can enjoy buffet breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea; use of a small office with computer stations, free Internet, a scanner and printer; two meeting rooms; and a library. Renowned French chef Pierre Gagnaire oversees the gourmet restaurant Les Menus. The serene Mandara Spa is complemented by an indoor pool, fitness center and health club. The hotel also has six rooms for conferences and banquets.
History fairly breathes in the walls of the Hotel Monasterio in Cusco, Peru. Created from what was a 16th-century monastery built on ancient Incan foundations, it is today a sophisticated, intimate hotel where guests will find the finest in 21st-century comfort. Set in the main archeological area of the city, it is just two blocks from the Plaza de Armas, the central square. Guest accommodations are in 126 rooms and suites, with unique architectural features, and period pieces of furniture and artwork. Dining venues include Illariy Restaurant, serving Peruvian and international cuisine; El Tupay, the former refectory, serving buffet breakfast; and the Lobby Bar, for tea cocktails and canapés by the fire. Among the nearby recreation options are horseback riding, paragliding, hang gliding, mountain biking and whitewater rafting.
The Leading Small Hotels of the World has added the following properties in Peru to its roster:
Located in the residential Malecon de la Reserva section of Lima, Peru, the Miraflores Park Hotel, with breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean, is distinguished by its subtle elegance and excellent service. Guest accommodations are in 82 rooms and suites, with either city or ocean views. Leisure and business travelers alike will find state-of-the-art facilities that create the perfect environment to serve as a base for exploring the capital city. Dining choices include Mesa 18, offering modern cuisine and Peruvian specialties; The Observatory for buffet breakfast; and Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Hyde Bar. There is a rooftop swimming pool, as well as the Zest Spa, and a gym. Six banquet rooms are available for conferences and social events.
Set in one of the deepest canyon in the world, Las Casitas del Colca is a hidden gem – a luxury hotel and spa, set in the visually stunning Andes Mountains in southern Peru. It comprises 20 private casitas offering supreme luxury and exclusivity. Each casita features a luxurious bedroom, spacious lounge and a large bathroom, a private terrace and a heated plunge pool. The Curina Restaurant serves Andean à la carte cuisine, using fresh herbs and vegetables from the hotel’s farm; while the Curina Bar is the perfect place to relax over wine or cocktails. Situated adjacent to the free-form swimming pool, the Spa Samay offers a unique menu of revitalizing body treatments inspired by herbs and organic products indigenous to the Andes. It also has a sauna, two single treatment rooms, one double treatment room and a treatment suite complete with a soaking tub.
Machu Picchu Sanctuary Lodge is located within the walls of Machu Picchu, the Lost City of the Incas. As the only hotel located next to the ancient Citadel, it offers the best location for exploring this remarkable city and the surrounding area. Given the ecological and historic sensitivity of its location, the hotel has implemented numerous green practices to protect its local environment. There are two suites and 29 rooms, with amazing views of the mountains, or the interior gardens boasting a variety of local flowers and orchids. Tampu Restaurant serves international and Peruvian cuisines, in warm surroundings of stone and wood; and Tinkuy Restaurant is open for buffet lunch for visitors to Machu Picchu as well as to hotel guests.
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