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Where’s the Best New Lounge in Chicago? On the Rooftop of Raffaello Hotel

Drumbar lounge terrace

Raffaello Hotel, in the Gold Coast district (just off the Magnificent Mile), has always boasted one of the best locations in downtown Chicago, and it can now add a new feather to its cap. DETAILS magazine, in their February 2013 issue reviewing the Best New Bars in America, has named Drumbar (Raffaello’s sleek rooftop bar) the Best New Chicago Lounge. Continue reading

Is Bigger Better? Saving Big On Multiple Bedroom Suites

Select up to 8 adultsDid you know that you can now search for suites with room for as many as 8 guests on Book a Suite?

Fitting that many people into a single suite may seem like a tall order, but these rooms are designed with several guests in mind, and usually they are the nicest rooms at the hotel, with multiple separate bedrooms and bathrooms. It almost goes without saying that not all hotels have multiple bedroom suites – in fact, they can be difficult to find (or non-existent) in some cities – but it’s worth searching for. Not only do these rooms tend to make for memorable experiences – a bachelor or bachelorette party you’ll never forget, or a roomy retreat for a family vacation – but they may just end up saving you money too.

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Video Tour of the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas’ Luxury Suites

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas SuiteIt’s no surprise that we’re big fans of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and their big, boldly designed suites. While some famous hotels on the Strip seem to retain their luxury status merely out of nostalgia, the trendy Cosmopolitan Las Vegas has been defining Vegas class and sophistication since they opened their doors just 2 years ago. The fact that they snagged José Andrés for a few restaurants was already enough to win me over, but the hotel’s guest suites are what really set the tone of your stay. Seeing is believing – continue reading below for video tours of the impeccable suites at Cosmopolitan Vegas. Continue reading

The Other Side of the Mediterranean: Luxury Suites in Istria

View of PortorožWhen you think of a relaxing, luxury stay on the Mediterranean, you probably imagine a beach front resort in France or Italy, or perhaps Spain or Greece – beautiful countries which have long been popular with tourists. But there are plenty of awe-inspiring hotels in the less traveled northeastern Mediterranean countries. One of our favorite regions is Istria, with plenty of natural beauty and historic character, but with far fewer tourists, and where you can find big savings on a dream stay. Continue reading