Adventures at Matheran Hill Station
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Matheran is a Hill Station located near Mumbai, Karjat.   It is located 800 meters above sea level in the Jambol Forest of Maharashtra.  It was found by Hugh Poynts Malet in May 1850.  It spreads over an area of 8 square kilometers in Sahyadri Mountains.  It is one of the best places to spend a two-day holiday if you are in Mumbai or in the vicinity of Mumbai or its suburbs.  To reach Matheran,  [...]

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The Dorchester, London

Posted on February 23, 2011 | HotelsNo Comment


Perhaps, it is The Dorchester that is the London landmark of valuable service as well as opulent style. For more than 70 years, this chic hotel has preserved its landmark status via its luxurious interiors as well as personalized service. Nestled just opposite of the famous Hyde Park, The Dorchester upholds the most esteemed real estate on the planet, which is in the core of Mayfair due to which the refreshing views of the superb green expanse of the park has been possible.

Very few visitors know that this is the preferred hotel of the British who always praised its highest service values although it reflected the design of the 1930s with a touch of modern finishing. Rewarded for its roomy as well as wonderfully designed suites equipped with plush fabrics furnishings, and marble baths of posh comfort, the hotel’s restaurants are also visually striking, which never fails to attract the locals as well as the celebrities. Just recently refurbished is the Spa where now you can be the most pampered one in London with its surprising tea and cake along with the massages. In short, a formal dining room, daily afternoon tea, and indulgent spa highlight a typical ambiance of polite charm.

Rooms

You have a range of options to choose from at The Dorchester. There are 248 rooms including suites and the breathtaking roof suites. Room types include Single, Superior Single, Deluxe Single, Superior Double, Deluxe Double, Executive Deluxe Double; while the suite types are Junior, Stanhope, Belgravia, Park, Mayfair, Dorchester, and the popular Oliver Messel Suites. There are also types of roof suites such as Terrace suites for you to choose from.

No matter which one you choose, each of the rooms are lush with incredible grace and comfort and that all offer the vistas of the hotel’s landscapes terraces as well as the Hyde Park. Bathrooms are spacious and offer an exceptional mix of function and style; which are regarded as the deepest baths in the city. Made in Italian marble, the bathrooms exhibit the typical art deco style that reflects the original 1930s design.

Within the rooms and suites, complimentary daily newspaper, the common amenities are: In-suite check in, disabled facilities, private bar with cold beverages and snacks, e-butler service, turndown service at evening, complimentary welcome amenity, 24-hour room service, wake-up service, alarm clock, 24-hour laundry, controlled air conditioning, complimentary shoe shine, valet service, study desk, high speed and Wi-Fi Internet, copier, printer, fax, scanner, CD/DVD player, local and international television channels, magazines, luxurious floris toiletries, hair dryer, heated towel rails, bang & olufsen plasma television, dual-voltage power supply and Dorchester bathrobe and slippers, multi-line telephones.

Within the Roof Suites, you can also expect personalized butler service, Jo Malone toiletries, fresh flowers, and welcome fruit, chocolates and macaroons.

Amenities/Recreation

• Babysitting/Child Services  • Lounge

• Barber/Beauty Shop  • Concierge  • 24 Hour Front Desk  • Handicapped rooms/facilities  • Parking  • Restaurant  • Safe deposit box  • Fitness center  • Spa

• Ramp access  • Theater desk  • Tour desk  • Elevator  • Business center  • Exercise gym  • Complimentary continental breakfast  • Currency Exchange  • Doorman  • 24-hour security  • Multilingual staff  • Doctor  • Maid service  • Florist  • High speed/Wireless Internet access  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

• Audio visual equipment  • Sauna  • Health club  • Self parking  • Multiple conference/meeting rooms  • Porter/bellhop  • Medical aid  • On-site car rental  • Gift shops or newsstand  • Tour assistance

Restaurants

At The Dorchester, there are award winning restaurants run by the best teams. At the Promenade, enjoy the delicious afternoon teas, informal dining, breakfast, lunch, and morning coffee with the entertainment in form of pianist and Jazz.

The Spatisserie is a luxurious space for light lunches as well as afternoon tea featuring bite cakes, pastries, biscuits, nibbles, and Spa cocktails. It is open for both the guests and Spa goers. At the Alain Ducasse, you can savor contemporary French cuisine with a refined approach and seasonal produce. And finally, at the China Tang, enjoy the most authentic Cantonese food!

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