OPENINGS: GILD HALL
If Wall Street is the Versailles of high finance, this is surely its Petite Trianon.
HOTEL REVIEW: GILD HALL
With a reimagined, classic style that best complements a glass of Scotch or a cigar.
Heading for the Big Apple? Check in to our new downtown favorite for a shot of slick retro design.
A NEW GILDED AGE
Gild Hall…offers such an enticing trip down memory lane..the hotel is meant to remind visitors of "times when globetrotting society enjoyed cultural decadence".
WINTER WONDER GETAWAYS
Treat yourself to a solo weekend in New York City.
Sunday Times Travel Magazine
THE WORLD'S 100 BEST HOTELS
With the feel of an old American hunting lodge…it's perfect for a wintry weekend.
Conde Nast Traveller
WHERE TO STAY: THE WEEKENDER
Interiors by Yabu Pushelberg…include a living room/library/lobby and a cellar bar.
NEIGHBORHOOD TO WATCH: TRIBECA
The 100-room Smyth is part of the ultrahip Thompson group of hotels and it provides a sleek, urban alternative.
ROOM FOR ALL: BED DOWN IN SOME OF NEW YORK CITY'S MORE ALTNERATIVE ACCOMODATIONS
Situated alongside TriBeCa's classic cast-iron lofts, this brand new 100-room hotel combines the high-tech with a sense of history. Apart from its location, there's much to recommend to it: a lobby cocktail lounge serves excellent martinis, Helmut Lang-clad staff are only too happy to play neighborhood guide; and the large guest rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and Santiago Rubino artwork capture the essence of downtown style.
DESIGN FEATURE: SMYTH & YABU PUSHELBERG
JASON POMERANC'S LATEST HOTEL VENTURE MAKES STAYING IN COOL AGAIN
Smyth Tribeca takes the idea of the boutique hotel to an entirely new level. Yabu Pushelberg…amped up the glam factor and created a cozy, romantic, modern interior - a sophisticated take on the old gentleman's club.
HOTEL REVIEW: SMYTH TRIBECA
Classically elegant interiors by Yabu Pushelberg feature luxurious fabrics, walnut paneling and vintage furniture.
GRAND DESIGNS: TAKE A TRIP TO THE ROOSEVELT HOTEL, LOS ANGELES, AND STEP BACK IN TIME TO THE GLAMOOUR OF HOLLYWOOD'S BYGONE ERA
The Roosevelt is something of a Hollywood legend, with a prime spot on the boulevard and a star-studded history to match. Today it retains a timeless grandeur…the majestic interiors are propped up by thick archways and grand columns. This is the ultimate destination for tourists hungry for a slice of Hollywood glamour.
10 HOT A-LIST HOLIDAY HOT SPOTS
After a swanky refurb, it's become the place for today's LA celebs to chill out too. In the past month, Salma Hayek, Christina Aguilera, Matt Dillon and Eva Longoria have all been down there, hanging by the famous pool, with its hand painted David Hockney design.
A STAR IS REBORN
A self-contained campus destined for enrollment by Hollywood's current tribe of starlets.
THE RETURN OF TEDDY'S
In a city where flavors of the month usually wind up melting on the sidewalk, the reemergence of hot spot Teddy's is a bit of miracle- but then again, we're talking about Jason Pomeranc.
HOTEL HOTSPOT: HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT
Forget the Chateau Marmont, baby- the Roosevelt is the talk of the town. Mirrored walls, Perspex globe lights, a chrome bath, an asymmetrical whirpool tub, mock snakeskin tables, fur cushions and a bar that could easily be used in a remake of Scarface.
ENTOURAGE HOT SPOTS: HBO'S HIT SERIES SHOOTS AT "PLACES THAT ARE 'IN' RIGHT NOW"
At this site of the first Oscars ceremony in 1929, guests can fork over $500 a night to stay in poolside cabanas…But the real lure is the nightlife.
ROOSEVELT RENDEZVOUS: ANOTHER HOLLYWOOD ICON GETS A FACE-LIFT
At 78 years old, the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel boasts a history as rich and fabulous as the luminaries who have stayed and played within its storied walls…
Conde Nast Traveler
HOT LIST: WHERE STAY
The lofty rooms of the 12-story tower block now project a modern aesthetic that includes heaps of chrome and leather set against chocolate-colored walls. The poolside, velvet-rope access Tropicana Bar is once again the place to see and be seen, and Teddy's bar is even more exclusive.
Conde Nast Traveller UK
WHERE TO STAY: SUITE TALK
The venue for the first ever Oscars, the Roosevelt Hotel has…been completely refurbished in chocolate suede, leather and dark wood. Other new elements include a restaurant called Dakota, a bar with a pool table, and… a nightclub…Teddy's, after President Roosevelt.
FANFAIR: HOLLYWOOD HOT SPOT
The revamped Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel…
People who stay at the Thompson Toronto should not throw stones-the hotel, opening in May, is almost entirely glass, a glistening prism in the palm of King West.
Food and Travel
WHERE TO STAY
Luxury US hotel firm Thompson opens the doors to its first international property, in downtown Toronto.
The Globe and mail
TAKING A FIVE-STAR LEAP WITH FEW RESERVATIONS.
THE INN CROWD
Over the next couple of years, this city will get five new luxury hotels. It starts with the Thompson...