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Hip Hotels: Escape

Hip Hotels: Escape
 

A collection of retreats in idyllic places all around the globe. From J.P. Getty's villa on the shores of Italy to a handful of luxurious tents on a remote island in the China Sea, these escapes are simple yet sophisticated, catering to both our instinct for escape and desire for... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780500281314
Barcode 9780500281314
Published 21 January 2000 by Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Ypma, Herbert
Series Hip Hotels
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780500281314
ISBN-10 0500281319
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Thames and Hudson (Australia)
Imprint Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publication Date 21 January 2000
International Publication Date 17 February 2000
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Ypma, Herbert
Series Hip Hotels
Category Public Buildings: Civic, Commercial, Industrial, Etc
Interior Design
Hotel & Holiday Accommodation Guides
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 205mm
Height: 245mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 990g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Hotels, Guidebooks
NBS Text Where to Stay / Where to Eat & Drink
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 647.9401
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

A collection of retreats in idyllic places all around the globe. Mexico, Morocco, India, South Africa, Tahiti, Jamaica, Cuba, Columbia, Chile, Bali, Portugal, Spain and Australia - this book seeks to cover the full range of potential escape experiences. From the Renaissance beauty of J.P. Getty's villa on the shores of Italy to a handful of luxurious tents on a remote island in the China Sea, here are options which are simple yet sophisticated, catering to both our instinct for escape and desire for comfort. Ralph Lauren, Jean Nouvel, Renzo Mongiardino and Alain Ducasse are just some of the famous names in contemporary architecture, design and gastronomy who have had a hand in creating these retreats.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Hotels so stunning, so individual, so undeniably designer destinations in their own right.
UK Review Escape the mundane in this fantastic collection of unusual hotels. From a desert island to J Paul Getty's Renaissance villa in Italy author Ypma has really searched out some unusual places to stay that will make sure you have a fantastic time during your time out. Lavish illustrations complete the spell. (Kirkus UK)

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Author's Bio

Herbert Ypma is a bestselling author and photographer whose groundbreaking HIP Hotels series inspired an entirely new genre of travel publishing. His many other books include RSVP: Simple Sophistication, Effortless Entertaining and Amazing Places Cost Nothing.

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