We have selected two hotels (one luxury, one budget) for five destinations to splash out or enjoy yourself in affordable accommodation. It is always magical to spend New Year’s Eve in London, New York City or Paris.
Your next Boutique Hotels in Barcelona Barcelona is a popular destination for culture, partying and the seasoned traveller alike. With over two thousand years of history dating back to Roman times, this cosmopolitan city is the second largest in Spain. It gained prominence with the 1992 Olympic games and its sporting achievement continues in football.
If you're after a cultural break in Paris, you can't really do better for modern art than the Centre Georges Pompidou. Opened in 1977, this imaginative yet functional building (all of the pipework criss-crosses on the outside of the colossal glass structure) mirrors the boundary-pushing artwork to be found within.
For over two millennia, Rome has been the centre of vibrant city life. Considering that there are approximately 2,700 years' worth of things to do in the Eternal City, narrowing it down can be a tough challenge. Despite the crowds throughout most of the year, don't overlook the big sites (they've been popular for 100s of years for a reason).
From the gourmet delights of Little Italy to the glamour of Greenwich Village, New York's Manhattan has something for every style-conscious traveller. Learn about early immigrant experiences at the fascinating Lower East Side Tenement Museum, before heading off for a fancy cocktail in this now much-gentrified area.
The Soho House Chicago - a « hip » luxury boutique hotel - see and book This is a hotel and member’s club located in the Fulton Market District. A historic industrial warehouse built in 1907 which was the original manufacturing center of the Chicago Belting Factory. 40 Guest rooms, this is the first Midwest club.
Perhaps the ultimate romantic destination, Paris is, in Hemingway's words, a "moveable feast". Wander around the trendy Marais, check out the Gothic masterpiece that is Notre Dame in the Latin Quarter, and don't forget to drop in at quirky English-language bookstore Shakespeare & Co right in its shadow.
London is one of the most famous capital cities in the world. It offers a bustling center, rich heritage, and riverbanks festooned with landmarks. The shopping, fine restaurants and the theatres of the West End all combine to maintain it as a top tourist and business destination.
Paris is a classic destination for a European city break. From the Louvre and the Eiffel Tower to less fêted attractions, Paris is a dream des ination for lovers of culture, food, wine, and history. Wander in the Tuileries Gardens, buy sublime macarons from Ladurée, and drink in the city that inspired Toulouse Lautrec, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Victor Hugo.
Boutique Hotels Amsterdam There's much more to Amsterdam than its hedonistic reputation would suggest. While its coffee shops and red light district have undeniable attractions, Amsterdam's also a cultural delight with fantastic grand cafes, world-class museums (try the Rijksmuseum), and an insight into history (Anne Frank's House)- all of which can be enjoyed while staying in luxury boutique hotels in the heart of Amsterdam.