The Mark: Craft of the Urban Rooftop Garden

A distinctive rooftop garden nestled in the heart of Westminster where an apiary takes center stage.

THE MARK at St. Ermin’s Hotel – Hotel No. 42 The rooftop at St. Ermin’s Hotel in London showcases a distinctive urban garden where the extraordinary botanicals play second fiddle to a working apiary, where millions of bees create delicate and delectable honey. The honey and botanicals harvested from the roof are used to deliver a …

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The House A Duke Built

In a stroke of genius (and a little bit of nostalgia), the hotel chose to leave much of the old palace’s social spaces intact.

AC Santo Mauro – Hotel No. 15 One hundred years ago, it was a folly: a residence for entertaining titled relatives and visiting heads of state. The palace of the Duke of Santo Mauro and the Marques of Santa Cruz occupied a prominent spot in Chamberí, the cosmopolitan heart of Madrid. Built in 1894 by …

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Material Gain

The designer of the Cotton House Hotel in Barcelona on creating a home-from-home in the heart of Spain’s most sophisticated city

Cotton House, Barcelona – Hotel No. 78 Acclaimed Catalan artist and designer Lázaro Rosa-Violán has worked on many projects, but his refurbishment of the Cotton House Hotel has a more personal significance: “Our studio is here, my house is here, I walk my dogs around here.” His local eye for detail has given the Cotton House a …

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The Mark: Celebrating the Artists of West Berlin

Hotel am Steinplatz plays host to the best of local West Berlin talent.

THE MARK at Hotel am Steinplatz – Hotel No. 55 Throughout each month, guests and locals alike delight in a variety of art showcases in and around the hotel from the best of local West Berlin talent. Celebrating the historic nature of the property and the area’s connection with the arts, these events begin as a rotating platform for …

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