Category: Featured Lodging

Amangiri: A look at ultimate exclusivity

Water feature at Amangiri by MikesRoadTrip.com

Amangiri is one of the most expensive and exclusive hotels in the world. It's one of those places that, if you have to ask how much it costs, you can't afford it. There are five star resorts, and then there are properties like Amangiri that are exclusive to the very...

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Vienna House: Hotels that feel like home

Vienna House Hotels collage by MikesRoadTrip.com

Vienna House is a boutique hotel chain with locations primarily in central Europe, it's a hotel brand on the rise.  Each location is unique, with an air of sophistication and authenticity you don't find with many of the big brands. The following is my experience staying at four different Vienna...

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A Nature-inspired performance at the Theatre Hotel

The Theater Hotel exterior by Mike or MikesRoadTrip.com

The Theatre Hotel in Olomouc, Czech Republic sets the stage for a performance that will impress even the savviest of travelers. This hospitality experience will leave you yearning for an encore. RECEPTION The entrance is a chic display of sophistication, with supple leathers, rich textiles, opulent lighting and dramatic functional...

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St. John’s Point Lighthouse

St. John's Lighthouse 3

St. John’s Point Lighthouse in Donegal, Ireland is an inimitable lodging experience that will likely provide some enduring memories. We drove down a long stretch of single track road flanked by ocean on both sides. The obligatory yield of other vehicles was required—while occasionally finding ourselves driving in reverse in...

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The Great George Hotel

The Great George Hotel exterior

While visiting PEI (Prince Edward Island) I had an opportunity to stay a few nights at the Great George Hotel, a remarkable and historic property located in the heart of Charlottetown. Built back in the mid-1800s, the Great George is unlike any historic hotel I’ve ever stayed. The property is...

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Jerusalem’s Mamilla Hotel is Magnificent!

The Mamilla Hotel in Jerusalem captivates guests the moment they enter the lobby. Most five star hotels have nice and often elaborate lobbies, but what sets the Mamilla Hotel apart is that the space feels like a designer showroom and the modernistic decor almost contradicts its historic and conservative location...

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