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You’re never far from refreshments at Chuan Spa at The Langham, Xintiandi, Shanghai, beginning with the endless supply of bottled water that can be found in nearly every room. Grab a green apple off the pile at the front desk, or the staff may gift you with a small plate of sliced oranges and flavorful tea as you stretch out in one of the relaxation lounges. Those with bigger appetites or who plan to spend the day at the Shanghai spa can explore the poolside menu, which boasts a selection of healthy options like salads and sandwiches that won’t weigh you down before or after your treatments.
- Hotel Monteleone
- New Orleans
Luxury is the name of the game at Hotel Monteleone, the historic New Orleans’ landmark whose design evokes the grandeur of bygone eras with chandeliers that drip from the ceiling, gorgeous upholstered furniture, beautiful artwork and toile draperies, and the famous sign on top of the building that fills the night sky with its sultry red glow. The legendary Carousel Bar & Lounge is a design highlight. Celebrities from William Faulkner to Rod Stewart have had a drink on the merry-go-round of a bar. The historical and literary ephemera found throughout the hotel indicate the French Quarter hotel’s importance as a cultural icon, a place that has inspired and influenced many artists, thinkers and many guests, with its elegant approach to hospitality.