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Raffles Hotel – Singapore

Raffles Hotel – Singapore

Raffles Hotel in Singapore, is one of the few remaining great nineteenth century hotels in the world – how lucky we are still to have it. Hence it was with great trepidation that we revisited the hotel after its latest, two year long, renovation. Over $150 million in petrodollars – courtesy […]

by × August 13, 2019 × 0 comments

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Umaid Bhawan Palace

Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur

The Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur is part luxury hotel (managed by Taj Hotels), part museum, and is also one of the world’s largest private residences: the principal home of the Jodhpur royal family. It was named after Maharaja Umaid Singh, grandfather of the present owner of the palace, Gaj […]

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Raffles Hotel, Singapore

Raffles Hotel, Singapore

The Raffles Hotel Singapore, is one of the few remaining great nineteenth century hotels in the world. How lucky we are still to have it. With its totally unique blend of classical architecture and tropical garden setting, alongside extensive and sympathetic restorations that closed the hotel for two and a half […]

by × July 23, 2014 × 0 comments