Hotels In Travel

April 18, 2009

Downtown Pet-Friendly Hotels in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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In the Oklahoma state, Tulsa is noted as the 2nd largest city. It has an estimated population of 384,037. It also serves as Tulsa County’s county seat, extending to Rogers, Osage and even to Wagoner counties.

It was the Creek Native Americans who settled in Tulsa in the 1830s. In the year 1921, Tulsa is noted as the site of the most destructive and largest acts of racial history in US history, the Tulsa Race Riot. During the 20th century, the city became famous as “The Oil Capital of the World,” playing a major role among one of the most vital hubs for the oil industry of the US. Aside from this, it is also considered as the home of “Western Swing” music and the birthplace of “US Route 66.”

Since Tulsa is located along Tornado Alley and thus frequently visited by severe weather conditions. With its location near the Arkansas River by the foothills of the famous Ozark Mountains along northeast Oklahoma, it is also noted as the “Green Country.”

You will find several historical attractions and natural landscapes in this city. In fact, it houses ballet companies, 2 world-renowned art museums, a full-time operational professional opera house and even the largest concentration of “art-deco” architecture. There are also several elegant hotels you can choose from, such as the following:

Hotel Ambassador

Hotel Ambassador in Tulsa is noted for its luxurious accommodations in an Italian Renaissance Villa style. Its location in the midst of uptown Tulsa make it the best refuge from the hustle and bustle of city living. Wedding events, meetings and conferences as well as shopping districts are all in your fingertips in this luxurious boutique hotel.

With modern technology and classic elegance as their main agenda, this hotel provides non-smoking and spacious rooms. Each floor only has 7 rooms, making it more of a residential palace than a hotel. Every room is featured with its very own layout which would include Italian marble bathrooms, triple sheeted beds, custom-crafted furniture and dual line phones. It also has dataports, voicemail features and high speed wireless Internet access.

This pet-friendly hotel also has the Chalkboard Restaurant, private conference rooms and small meeting and secluded executive retreat areas. After a whole day of tours, you can unwind and relax at the Woodhouse Day Spa situated nearby. You can even go there via the hotel’s Lincoln Town car. Aside from the Woodhouse Day Spa, you are also guaranteed with transportation to Cherry Street, Brookside and Utica Square restaurants as well as boutiques.

Doubletree Hotel Tulsa-Downtown
This downtown pet-friendly Tulsa hotel is located at 616 West Seventh Street Tulsa, Oklahoma 74127-8983. It is situated along the central part of downtown Tulsa. In fact, it is the only hotel that is adjacent to the Tulsa Convention Center. There is even a skybridge connecting the two establishments. The Tulsa International Airport is only a 15 minute drive away via the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service.

Their guest rooms are newly renovated, having all the comforts and amenities of your very own home. Each room is equipped with dataports, spacious work areas, high speed Internet, plush-top mattresses, jumbo pillows and high-thread count linens among others. Other amenities and facilities of the hotel include an onsite café, Seven West, which offers an extensive selection of traditional menus and Southwestern cuisines, a fitness center, whirlpool and heated indoor pool.

Doubletree’s conference rooms are also excellent for business travelers. It has approximately 22,000 square feet of space, ballroom areas and convention services that can accommodate up to 1,000 guests. After a whole day of meetings and seminars, you can relax at the numerous attractions near the hotel. This would include the Tulsa Zoo, Gilcrease Museum, Philbrook Museum of Art and the Brady Theater.

Crowne Plaza Hotel Tulsa

This downtown hotel is located at 100 East Second Street Tulsa, OK 74103. Check in time is at 3PM while check out is at 12NN. Pets are accepted as long as it does not weigh more than 35 lbs. and they charge $100 for each pet. Pets should also have a leash when going to public areas.

Crowne Plaza Hotel is merely 8 miles from the Tulsa International Airport. They also provide complimentary shuttle services. It is the perfect accommodation for both leisure and business travelers, especially with its close proximity to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, BOK Center Arena, Tulsa Convention Center, Williams Towers and the Bank of Oklahoma as well as to the Bank of America, Deloitte, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst and Young.

The hotel’s guest rooms are newly renovated. They have an onsite dining place named Daily Grill Restaurant, a fitness center, housekeeping services, dry cleaning laundry, Wi-Fi, Starbucks Café and outdoor pool. They also have an indoor pool, salon, gift shop, private limousine service and high speed Internet access among others.

April 14, 2009

Hotel Options in Tulsa

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Tulsa is the second largest city of Oklahoma, USA. The city was considered to be the oil depot of the world, and nowadays features the two famous art museums, professional opera and ballet companies, and the art deco in the line of architecture. Aside from this, Tulsa has emerged in terms of modern finance and technology.

With its increasing population, the government is looking to meet the rising demands for accommodations. This is the hotel options here are many and varied. Luxurious and cheap hotels alike are built to suit their guests’ needs accordingly. Listed here are some of the recommended ones.

Hotel Ambassador

Hotel Ambassador in Tulsa offers a luxurious and supreme comfort with its Italian Renaissance setting. The hotel is found at the center of the city, providing its guests a welcome refuge from the noise of the city. Enjoy shopping in different boutiques, experience a romantic getaway, or host events such as meetings, weddings, and other occasions. It is near the downtown, historical landmarks, and major transportation.

Hotel Ambassador features cozy and spacious non-smoking rooms and grand suites, adorned with classic designs and modern amenities. It comprises 7 rooms in each floor where guests can feel more of their own homes rather than hotel. Everything is already set for everybody’s convenience.

Room bathrooms are a touch of classic Italian and made of marble. Furniture pieces are all elegantly crafted. Bed pillows have triple sheets for added comfort. All rooms come with wireless internet access, two lined telephone units with data ports and voice mail.

The hotel also caters to group events such as meetings, conferences, seminars and even weddings with its Chalkboard Restaurant. It can accommodate up to 70 people. In addition, there are also elegant private conference rooms that can hold smaller meetings and private retreats. Chalkboard Restaurant offers their famous dishes such as beef wellington and porterhouse pork chop, best taken with their extensive wine list.

Hotel Savoy Tulsa

Hotel Savoy Tulsa is situated at the heart of the Tulsa downtown. This hotel caters to almost all kinds of people such as businessmen, group of families and friends who choose to have a relaxing vacation. Less than luxurious, Hotel Savoy provides their guests their individual needs, making their stay comfortable and satisfying. Those who have experienced staying become regulars of Hotel Savoy.

The hotel was built in 1930 and was fully renovated in 2001 with the state-of-the-art facilities for their guests’ security and privacy as well. It has a very colorful and modern designs and furnishings for a pleasant stay. They also provide facilities for handicapped. Cool breeze is preferred than fans when windows are opened.

The seven suites have the luxury of a full kitchen, separate bedrooms with shared bathrooms, living room, wireless Internet access, microwave, cook top, oven, refrigerator, coffeemakers, ceiling fans and alarm clocks.

The suites are adorned with French antiques and unique accessories. Each has feather pillows, silk bedsheets and linens, central heat and air conditioning unit, security system, full- stocked refrigerator, complimentary coffee and bottled water.

Hotel Savoy serves complimentary breakfast with the choice of homemade breads and muffins, fruit juices, cereals, coffee, and many more upon request with minimal cost. Fine dining restaurants are also available within the premises of the hotel.

During your stay you can visit many beautiful attractions nearby, like the Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Philbrook Museum, Fair Meadows, Drillers Stadium, Big Splash, Tulsa Garden Center, Utica Square Shopping Center, Cherry Street District, Cains Ballroom, Downtown Center, and BOK Center and many other places.

The trip to Tulsa need not be expensive to be enjoyable. And the affordable hotels here are testimonies to this.

April 5, 2009

The Best Hotels in Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota is situated along Florida’s southwestern coast. It is Sarasota County’s county seat. This city’s official limit includes several barrier islands and Sarasota Bay as well as the Gulf of Mexico. These islands separate Sarasota Bay from the nearby citys gulf region, and are noted as the Keys, including Siesta Key and Lido Keys. As per the US Census Bureau, the population of Sarasota has reached 54,349.

Since Florida is world renowned for its long line of fabulous beaches, Sarasota remains as amongst the top holiday destinations in the state. It offers an array of fantastic amenities and activities as well as memorable experiences for everyone visiting this city.

When planning for a business or leisure trip to Sarasota, here are some of the well-loved hotels in the region:

Hyatt Regency Sarasota
This hotel is located at 1000 boulevard of the Arts Sarasota, FL 34236. It is near attractions like the Mayaka State Park, Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, ringing Museum of Art, Downtown Sarasota and St. Armand Circle, Siesta Key, Botanical Gardens, Long Boat Key as well as Historic Spanish Point and Cincinnati Reds Training Camp.

The hotel has a total of 294 spacious guestrooms, having contemporary Florida decors, flat screen TVs, Plush Hyatt Grand Beds, Wi-Fi access and iHome Stereo with docks for iPods. They also have a Currents Bar and Restaurant, Hurricane Hut and an in-room dining facility.

Hyatt Regency also features PDA check-ins, Business centers and airport shuttles. Aside from this, they have gift shops, concierge services, function rooms and babysitting services. This makes Hyatt Regency the best place for social functions, wedding receptions and other special events.

AmericInn Hotel & Suites
This hotel is located of Interstate 75. It is in close proximity to the Sarasota-Bradenton Airport, championship golf courses and pristine beaches. It is also near attractions like Siesta Key Beach and the Sarasota Jungle Garden as well as restaurants and theaters.

The hotel also features non smoking, soundproof and spacious guest rooms. They also have an outdoor pool, hut tub and a fitness facility. Business travelers are also privileged with a business center with meeting rooms and banquet halls that can accommodate up to 50 persons.

AmericInn has a total of 89 spacious guest rooms having Queen-sized and King-sized beddings. It also has 22 suites having one up to two bedrooms with relaxing whirlpools. They also feature handicap accessible rooms, two-story lobbies, a gym and fitness center as well as an outdoor heated pool, bubbling hot tub and a Perkins Family Restaurant that even provides private room services.

Hotel Ranola Sarasota
This is a Sarasota boutique hotel that showcases an urban charm in all of its 9 rooms. It is even considered as the only hotel located in central Downtown Sarasota. Its address is 118 Indian Place 6 Sarasota, FL 34236.

Hotel Ranola was initially built in the year 1926 as an apartment-hotel. It is known to offer “snowbirds” the best escape from the harshness of the Northern winter season. Each room has full kitchens, plush-pillow-top mattresses, luxury linens, complimentary Wi-Fi access, 27 inch plasma TVs and iPod docking stations.

This hotel is also near Sarasota attractions like shops, movie theaters, Spas, performing arts and numerous restaurants. With Hotel Ranola, memorable and unique experiences are up for both leisure and business travelers.

March 31, 2009

Hotels in Sarasota City

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Sarasota City is found in the coast of southwestern Florida in the United Sates. This city is known and famous in the world for its beautiful beaches with panoramic view of the sunset. There are also museums, different sport plays such as golf tournaments, boat racing, tennis, lawn bowling, water skiing, and many more. Visitors can also enjoy watching operas, plays, and ballets. They can also enjoy its grand museums and galleries.

Touring the whole place, one can see old and new houses. Some of these are almost 50 years old built and used as cottages for winter. New ones have modern designs and facilities.

This beautiful place has invited an increasing number of tourists and guests every year, generating major income to the city. And this is they reason why a good number of hotels are built, providing comfort and satisfaction to their clients. Among these hotels are:

The Holiday Inn Lido Beach Resort
Holiday Inn Lido Beach Resort is just a minute away from the fine white sands of the beach and only a few blocks from the world class restaurants that offer truly delectable cuisines, upscale shops, and galleries around St. Armand’s Circle. It offers both a relaxing ambiance and great amenities and facilities.

The hotel provides a full view fronting the beach. Guests can also relax and take a dip in its outdoor pool. A fitness center is accessible to those who do not want to miss on their regular exercise routine. Children aged 12 years and below have free meals. High-speed wireless Internet is also provided for the guests.

Hotel’s accommodation features are concierge services, laundry and dry cleaning services, room service, safe deposit box at the front desk, and an ice machine. For meetings and events, Sarasota Room and Lido Room displays a fantastic view of the beach. Sarasota Room can hold 65 people, located at the rooftop. Lido Room can accommodate 40 people and is located at the lobby of the hotel.

Ritz- Carlton, Sarasota
If you are looking for a luxurious and splendid place to stay in Sarasota, Ritz- Carlton is the right place. Guests are guaranteed utter relaxation combined with intimacy and comfort. The hotel has personalized services attending to each guest’s needs.

Delectable cuisines are offered, serving breakfasts, snacks, beverages, and desserts as well. Internet access is also provided, a good choice for people in business and in leisure and for families choosing to have a luxurious vacation in this beautiful city.

Guest rooms are very inviting, with feather beds, duvets and pillows on the bed. There is also imported cotton linens and throw pillows, lighted make-up mirror, hair dryer and scale, multi-line telephone units, AM/FM clock radio, ironing board, and in-room dining (24 hours).

Experience the soothing and heavenly feeling in their spa where the guests can while away their stresses. The spa is exclusively available for members, guests, and local residents. It uses only the finest organic ingredients that truly rejuvenate tired and aching muscles. The Salon uses the most advanced spa treatments with their professionally trained staff.

Ritz-Carlton also features its majestic golf courses. The lawns have been numerously awarded and have state-of-the-art facilities to suit everyone’s needs. Guests and the members can enjoy its 315 acres of tropical landscape found 13 miles from the hotel. After an exhausting day of fun-filled activities, savor the mouthwatering dishes offered by the restaurants with their own specially-inspired cuisines. These restaurants feature casual to fine dining.

Vernona Restaurant offers unique, fresh and local organic dishes. The place features a happy and bright atmosphere with a resemblance of Mediterranean setting. The Beach Club Grill offers simple yet sophisticated dishes overlooking the poolside and the view of the beach. They provide a tropical ambiance.

Bay View Bar and Grill serves simple cuisine, specialty drinks, providing a casual and open air atmosphere and a panoramic view of the sunset. The Golf Club Grill features casual dining, providing views of the golf courses.

Ca D’Zan Lounge features “chophouse-style” menus and various appetizers with cozy bar ambiance. They serve specialty drinks while guests can dance with the live music. They are open daily. And last, the Lobby Lounge, is decorated with European designs, serving cocktails daily.

March 24, 2009

Famous Hotels in Rio De Janeiro

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Rio de Janeiro, one of the largest cities and also the capital of Brazil, is famous for its tourist attractions with its wide beach resorts and festive atmosphere. Besides the beaches, there are also famous landmarks that make it one of the favorites of the locals and foreign visitors.

The giant statue of Jesus found in the mountains of Corcovado is one of the most popular tourist attractions here. It is one of the Seven Wonders of the World, car- cabled Sugarloaf Mountain, and the Marana stadium. There are also several forests and wildlife parks for the nature lovers.

Because of the increasing number of visitors, several hotels have been established providing luxury and comfort. Some of these famous hotels are:

Ipanema Plaza Hotel
Found in the most elegant and stylish neighborhood, Ipanema Plaza Hotel is a modern and a boutique type of hotel. It is 50 meters away from the beach, offering comfort and luxury both for business and pleasure. This grand hotel is near the international airport and the financial center.

Introducing the Ipanema floor that guarantees their visitors’ contentment, they offer advanced facilities and a refreshing environment. There are 79 superior apartments, 39 deluxe apartments, and 12 junior suites, all with sophisticated decoration and fine furnishings,

The standard amenities are well provided for, like centralized air condition units, dual telephone lines, wireless Internet access, cable TV, mini-bar, in-safe keeping, and 24 hour room service. The rooms are designed according to the standards of the International Golden Tulips Hotels and provide the fantastic view of the Ipanema beach.

Everest Rio Hotel
Everest Rio Hotel can be found in Ipanema, a few minutes from the beach, not far from Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon. Visitors here are always delighted in seeing the mountains of Corcovado and the statue of Christ. It is also 25 minutes away from the International Airport and is near to different stores and boutiques, and many other shopping malls.

The hotel offers 156 rooms, providing comfort for its guests with the following amenities: air-condition units, broadband Internet access, TV with cable, digital telephone, alarm clock system, mini bar, in-safe keeping, and hair dryer.

There are also 96 standard suites with standard room amenities including an elegant queen-sized double bed. Its 7 executive suites provide attractive scenery of the Ipanema beach, designed with fine decorations and furniture with luxury. Each has a living room, bathroom, and a king-sized bed, all in separate areas.

Aside from the elegant rooms, Everest Rio Hotel offers good food. There are two restaurants inside that serve nothing but carefully planned and designed menus.

First is the Grill 360 degrees Restaurant. It offers breakfast with various breads, fruits, and many more having low calorie content that is good for people on diet. They serve salads, snacks, and desserts. Their specialties are meats, fishes and other seafood that are usually charbroiled. Grill 360 is open everyday, from 10am until midnight. Guests can also request for their room service.

Second is Dombri EDO Restaurant, found at the lobby of the hotel. It specializes in Japanese cuisine. It offers a warm and cozy atmosphere. They serve executive lunches only from Monday to Friday.

Everest Rio Hotel also has a swimming pool bar situated at the lobby. They have snacks, sandwiches as well as different drinks and cocktails for the guests. They are open everyday, from 10am until midnight.

Business center is also located on the 5th floor of the hotel. Rooms are equipped with broadband Internet and computers are also found in the café for businessmen checking their emails. There are also rooms ideal for conventions, meetings and training. One can also request to organize an event. They serve a wide variety of buffet meals, coffee, and cocktails.

March 16, 2009

Handicap Accessible 4-Star Deluxe Monaco Hotels

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Monaco is situated in Western Europe. It is noted as a small sovereign city state whose territory is enclosed by France completely and is situated along the Mediterranean Sea’s northern coast. It has an influx of wealthy residents and those that come from foreign countries, totaling to about 84% of its population. This explains why the state is labeled a tax haven.

Having Prince Albert II as its Head of State, it is regarded as a Principality and Constitutional Monarchy. Since the year 1297, the Grimaldi Family ruled over the entire state of Monaco. Hence, in the Franco-Moegasque Treaty of 1861, the sovereignty of the state was recognized officially. Amidst their independence, France remains responsible for Monaco’s defense.

Apart from this, Monaco is noted as the most densely populated sovereign country of the world. It is also the smallest French speaking country.

When it comes to the nightlife, Monaco has a strong reputation for its wide array of evening activities that ranges from its luxurious casino to the world’s most expensive and elegant nightclubs. It also has numerous elegant hotels that provide world class facilities and amenities.
A few of this are worth mentioning below.

Fairmont Monte Carlo
This hotel is located at 12 Avenue des Spelugues MC 98007, Monaco Cedex. It has a total of 616 suites and rooms. Nice International Airport is only 15 miles away. It has 2 onsite restaurants, a Sun Casino, fresh-water heated pool, 18 meeting rooms, a fitness center and numerous shopping boutiques.

Fairmont Monte Carlo is open year round and caters to persons even with disabilities. Seasonally, it hovers over the sea, showcasing a dining area in an open air terrace. This is along with a rooftop pool, state-of-the-art fitness center and a staff that embodies the unique Monaco warmth and hospitality.

Some of its famous dining options include the L Argentin which provides neo-classical cuisines in chic and sleek contemporary styles; the Le Pistou which provides regional and Italian cuisines; as well as the Al Frescoterrace which is situated overlooking the magnificent Mediterranean Sea.

Port Palace
This hotel is located at 7 Avenue du President J.F. Kennedy MC 98000, Monaco. You can call them for reservation or inquiries at 377-97-97-00. Nice International Airport is only 15 miles away.

This hotel consists of 50 junior and senior suites scattered in the 5 storeys. It is open year round and accepts all major credit cards. It even has facilities and amenities that are handicap accessible. Rooms are provided with unrestricted views of the Rockies and the sea.

It is conveniently nestled on a cliff enclave that overlooks the sea, right in the heart of Port Hercule harbor and along the F1 Grand Prix track. Dining options include an onsite restaurant, a wine cellar that houses 20,000 wine bottles, 2 bars that has an outdoor terrace. It also has a gym and beauty salon that offers a wide array of services.

Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo
This hotel is located at 4 Avenue de la Madone BP 19 MC 98000, Monaco. It is also near Nice International Airport located about 15 miles away.

This hotel was just redesigned recently, boasting of elegant designs in all of its 141 suites and rooms. This is all thanks to internationally acclaimed interior and architectural designer, Jacques Garcia. It is open year round, offering services and facilities that are also handicap accessible.

They accept all major credit cards, including in their new restaurant which was named for Master Chef Joel Robuchon and executive Chef Crhristophe Cussac. This restaurant features an elegant setting having a menu of classical dishes and an open kitchen. This is along with contemporary twists as well as Mediterranean flavors.

Apart from this, the hotel has 13 treatment rooms, 3 VIP suites, a fully equipped fitness center and a seawater heated pool that has a swim-up bar. It also has a shopping center that has more than 80 boutiques, a piano bar and 6 meeting rooms.

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