From the point of view of the user, comfort levels were improved, as was energy efficiency. Sound insulation was increased in the walls by means of introducing an extremely dense rock wool filling inside, and by adding extra sound-proofing sheets on each side. Despite this taking an inch off the…Continue reading "THE HISTORY BEHIMD ROOM MATE WALDORF TOWERS: A New Phase in the Life of Waldorf Towers"
The building was completely renovated between 2009 and 2010 by Room Mate Hotels and its owner. The renovation project was very complex and meticulous, but above all, it was respectful. The aim was to enhance the original elements and update the hotel, improving its facilities to make them in line…Continue reading "THE HISTORY BEHIND ROOM MATE WALDORF TOWERS: The Renovation"
A renovation project is never easy. Approaching any kind of art work that needs to be enhanced requires analysis, study, humility and, above all, respect. But in addition, when it comes to buildings, the process gets more complicated because the renovation and maintaining of the original architectural elements has to…Continue reading "THE HISTORY BEHIND ROOM MATE WALDORF TOWERS: A UNIQUE ARCHITECTURAL PROJECT"
Did you really think the city of Malaga was just a place to visit in summer? Far from it! Today we’re here to let you in on everything that the capital of the Costa del Sol has to offer during the cooler months of the year, and we’re not talking…Continue reading "Reasons to visit Malaga this winter"
The Lord Balfour Hotel was designed in 1940 by the architect Anton Skislewicz and is a fine example of a Miami Art Deco building. Born in Dubrovnik in 1895, Skislewicz graduated in Architecture from Columbia University in 1929. In 1934, during the Great Depression, he moved to Miami to take…Continue reading "BEHIND LORD BALFOUR"
Know anything about this city? Perhaps you never thought to include it on your list of destinations, but Rotterdam is fast becoming Holland’s most daring, modern, commercial and artistic city. We ask how a city that was practically destroyed in the Second World War could be transformed into a modern…Continue reading "Discover Rotterdam’s Best Kept Secrets"
Room Mate Giulia is located in a 19th century palace in the heart of the historical centre of Milan and it is incorporated in the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II compound. The Duomo and Piazza della Scala, with the world-famous theatre, are really just around the corner, but also the luxurious…Continue reading "ROOM MATE GIULIA’S BUILDING: A HISTORIC JEWEL IN THE HEART OF THE CITY"
A big picture, that shows bare feet walking on the water, greets you to Room Mate Laura. We can inmediately see that the designer, Tomás Alía, wants to introduce us to a great story, just after hearing the bells of the Convent of Las Descalzas Reales, placed on the left…Continue reading "The Laura´s bare feet by Manuela Pérez"
We’re sure you’ve heard them mentioned roughly a thousand times over the last few months. But what is a boutique hotel? These are the types of hotels that are all the rage today: a different kind of hotel, so unique that it will be the first thing you talk about…Continue reading "What is a boutique hotel? 10 reasons to go"
We have all seen Times Square in bunch of movies and tv shows and, of course if we travel to NY it’s a priority landmark that any visitor would never miss. In this area, you can feel New York’s vibrant energy: just a few blocks contain so much life, art…Continue reading "Hidden spots in Times Square"