Table setting for our 2019 @culturatisummit dinner. Breaking bread with the team, true Culturati style.
Cool vibe. Decorated in a soothing “no color” color palette with a mix of custom and iconic hand-picked pieces of furniture, this hotel is more than just a place to stay. The Pump Room is farm to table style fare by day and a glamorous 30’s and 40’s inspired supper club by night featuring tapas and exotic specialty cocktails. Need to get some work done or just looking to relax and grab an afternoon snack? The Library offers a variety of exotic coffees, baked goods, smoothies, sandwiches and salads. Sit by the roaring fireplace and enjoy flipping through one of their many coffee table books. Lastly, end the night nestled in a cozy couch at The Screening Room that hosts movie screenings and sporting event viewings, or better yet, rent it out for your own private party!
European escape. Modeled after an infamous royal residence in France, Chateau Marmont has 63 rooms, cottages and bungalows, all varying in size and luxurious amenities. The majority have full kitchens, sitting areas or living rooms, some even have formal dining rooms, balconies and private terraces. Spend the day feeling like a queen lounging by the pool and enjoy your evenings at Bar Marmont where you can stock up on hearty European inspired plates or try The Restaurant at Chateau Marmont for traditional American fare.
Hipsters paradise. This once barrel-making factory, now boasts one of Brooklyn’s best boutique hotels. With 70 rooms, this rustic and restored factory is now home to waterfront and Manhattan skyline views, loft accommodations and immaculate food and drinks. Visit Ides Bar on the rooftop for some small plates and classic cocktails and check out Reynard Restaurant, known for their wood-burning oven that facilitates whole-animal cooking. Kick back and relax, pop open the mini bar to find some good small-batch booze and homemade ice cream and enjoy your stay.
So much culture. Hotel Havana is located on the north stretch of the historic Riverwalk in San, Antonio. The hotel was originally built in 1914 by a successful local grocer as a residence hotel for his buyers. Hotel Havana is reminiscent of its name with a Cuban flare featuring 27 rooms, which are each unique. Hotel Havana is also the home to Ocho, an restaurant and lounge space with an exquisite cocktail and wine menu and fabulous cuisine like sweet plantain griddle cakes with Mexican crema and blueberries and the shrimp and crab campechena. Escape to an old-world ambiance at Hotel Havana and take advantage of exploring around its great location.
Ahhh, Manhattan. This centrally located hotel has everything you need…modern accommodations, shopping, dining, music and art. The Ace Hotel is known for their immaculate hospitality. Try The Breslin Bar and Dining Room featuring a meat-centric menu, The John Dory Oyster Bar for great cocktails and seafood and visit Stumptown Coffee Roasters for a cup of joe. The Ace has live music and art in the lobby and offers their custom fingernail polish for sale in every mini bar -a lifesaver for a busy girl! They also have sister properties in Seattle, Palm Spring, Portland, LA and London.
Dallas bliss. This hilltop gem is funky and fun. Ask for one of the two story casitas near the pool. Right off the lobby sip on a martini at Bar Belmont that overlooks the Dallas skyline. Next door is one of Dallas best restaurants – Smoke. The Belmont was a motor lodge established in 1946 but was bought and renovated in 2005 to be a cool and fun hotel. A cool twist on live music is Barefoot at the Belmont, the poolside concert series featuring national and local artists.
Feels like Heaven. Head to west Texas and discover the untouched unique experience at El Cosmico, an 18-acre nomadic hotel and campground. El Cosmico is a sister property to Austin’s own Hotel San Jose and Hotel Saint Cecilia and their accommodations include vintage trailers, yurts and tepees. They offer a variety of communal spaces with hammocks, lounge furniture, outdoor kitchens and dining areas. There’s plenty of time to relax and unwind in their wood-fired hot tubs or you can even get involved in some of their workshops including cooking, art and songwriting. Take a look at their website to schedule your visit.