Category Archives: Escape London & Visit America

October 28

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – The Three Fifty Hotel did a 360 – Palm Springs

While there are all different styles and decors throughout hotels worldwide, I must say it is very refreshing to see a boutique hotel redesigned in such professional, modern,  chic, Italian style that still maintains a clean, streamlined retro feel to it. Interior Designer and Hotelier Laura Slipak has done an amazing job converting the old “Calla […]

October 28

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – SAY “BONJOUR” TO LA MAISON HOTEL – PALM SPRINGS

For those of you wishing that you were  on the  sunny, French Riviera during those cold winter months, you will be “enchante” to discover La Maison (‘Home’)  in Palm Springs, California where the sun shines year round. La Maison hotel was a just wonderful treat to review. It is a little corner of peaceful, provencial […]

October 28

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – EAST CANYON HOTEL & SPA – BEST GAY FRIENDLY BOUTIQUE HOTEL – PALM SPRINGS

New owners David and Doug (D&D) have just taken over this really cute, boutique hotel just and have done a magnificent job bringing it back to life. Vince greeted me, as promised, with a big welcoming smile and showed me to my room that had tasteful jazz music already playing in the background, cookies and […]

October 17

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – Take a trip back in time at the Rendezvous Hotel, Palm Springs

When watching the good old black and white romantic movies of the forties and fifties, have you ever wished you could go back in time to the era of Marilyn Monroe, James Dean or Elvis Presley? Well now you can. At the Rendezvous Hotel in Palm Springs, California, the hotel manager Robert has created each […]

October 17

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – Palm Springs must see ‘Hotel California’

Love love love! this hotel. Based around the hacienda style design, and only being a few blocks from the main strip, it is easy to see why this hotel has won Trip Advisor awards year after year. The warmest, most friendly and most bubbly lady called Betty (who really should have a second career as […]

January 04

ESCAPE LONDON, VISIT AMERICA – The Yotel New York City, Modern, Central and Great Service

I jumped at the chance of a weekend in NYC at Christmas. The Yotel seemed the perfect base for sight-seeing and exploring NYC and all that it has to offer. The website suggested a modern, hotel, with the wow factor, and they were not short of promising this. So was I disappointed? absolutely NOT! The […]

July 30

ESCAPE LONDON AND VISIT AMERICA – Pure elegance at the Alexis Hotel in Seattle

The Alexis Hotel in Seattle is a luxury hotel that is just minutes walk from an array of beautiful sights. This stunning building was built in 1901 and has been elegantly designed within, from the moment you walk in the door you can enjoy the divine décor and are made to feel welcome. The beautiful reception is an eclectic mix […]