The selection ranges from fashion brands such as Diane Von Furstenberg and local whiskey distilleries to bespoke luggage from Globe Trotter, ensuring guests go away with something truly unique from their stay with Rocco Forte Hotels.
Brussels - Hotel Amigo
To celebrate the festive season, Hotel Amigo has teamed up with influential Belgian designer Diane Von Furstenberg. The charismatic fashion designer, born in Brussels, is internationally renowned for her signature prints and celebrated wrap dress.
Diane Von Furstenberg’s creative team will personally design the Christmas decorations in the lobby of the Hotel Amigo, creating a homage to the history of fashion on the historic paving stones of the lobby floor. On 1st December, the final details of the unique ornamentation will be unveiled.
Hotel Amigo is also offering an exclusive DVF Festive Break Package. Suite guests choosing this package will receive the very special gift of a timeless DVF black clutch bag. In addition to the elegant accessory, guests will also take home the much celebrated memoir of Diane Von Furstenberg “The Woman I Want To Be” signed by the designer herself. As well as these exceptional gifts, guests will have the opportunity to explore the iconic brand further with a private VIP viewing at the Diane von Furstenberg Brussels boutique, where the latest collection will be presented.
DVF Festive Break Package: € 1 500 for a Classic Suite per night, service and Vat included (City tax of € 9, 28 excluded). Available 1st December 2014 – 31th May 2015, ten days advanced booking requested. To benefit from the DVF Festive Break Package, please mention the name of the package during reservation. www.roccofortehotels.com/hotels-and-resorts/hotel-amigo
London - Brown’s Hotel
Guests wanting a completely British Christmas this year should take advantage of the iconic collaboration between legendary British luggage company Globe Trotter and Brown’s Hotel. The recently opened flagship store, located next door to Brown’s on Albemarle Street, is a small haven of heritage and traditional craftsmanship. Globe Trotter combines a timeless aesthetic with the style and glamour of five star travel, just like the guest experience at Brown’s Hotel.
Guest over the seasonal period can book The Brown’s Bespoke Traveller Package includes a night in a suite at Brown’s, a bottle of Ruinart Champagne on arrival and the gift of a bespoke 21 inch Globe-Trotter suitcase. Guests will be contacted three weeks in advance of their stay to style their own Globe-Trotter suitcase, choosing preferred colours for the outside of the suitcase, the lining, the clasps and personalised monogramming. The enviable bespoke Globe-Trotter suitcase will be in the suite on arrival, waiting for its new owner.
The Brown’s Bespoke Traveller Package: from £2000 inc VAT per suite per night. Available 15th December 2014 – 5th January 2015. www.roccofortehotels.com/hotels-and-resorts/browns-hotel/
Edinburgh – The Balmoral
This festive season, The Balmoral is giving suite guests a bottle of our very own 'Scotch 10 Year Old Speyside Single Malt Scottish Whisky'. As well as this special gift, suite guests will also be able to enjoy a Whisky Journey in The Balmoral’s prestigious whisky bar, Scotch - a tasting of 5 whiskies from each of the main whisky regions.
Speyside plays host to over half the whisky distilleries of Scotland, including the world's best-sellers. They are among the lightest, sweetest single malts known for its complex, elegant flavors.
Each journey is served by one of SCOTCH’s knowledgeable Whisky Ambassadors who will provide a wealth of information on the taste and heritage of each dram. A selection of delicious bar bites such as smoked almonds, wild boar salami and dark Swiss will be served during the tasting, chosen to bring out the flavors in the whisky. A variety of Uisge Source waters will also be served. The paired waters, sourced from each main whisky region complement the whisky and offer guests the opportunity to ‘open up’ their dram and fully appreciate the complex aromas and flavors of the whisky.
The journeys are designed to be a voyage of discovery, enjoyed at the guest’s leisure in the comfort of the bar, featuring a display of over 400 bottles of Scottish whisky.
The Scotch Whisky Festive Offer: From £675 per suite per night, including breakfast. Available to suite guests staying from 20th to 28th December 2014, in Grande Suites and above. Whisky Journeys in Scotch to be booked on arrival. www.roccofortehotels.com/hotels-and-resorts/the-balmoral-hotel/
Berlin - Hotel de Rome
During the festive period, Suite guests of the Hotel de Rome will have the unique opportunity to explore the Royal Prussian Porcelain Manufactory. Founded over 250 years ago in Berlin, KPM is one of Europe’s oldest and prestigious manufactories, and is internationally renowned for the finest handcrafted porcelain. The beautifully crafted products impress through a timeless, elegant aesthetic of the highest quality. Combining tradition and innovation, the exquisite designs of KPM continue to uphold the values established by Frederick the Great, whilst being on the forefront of 21st century luxury.
Suite guests will have the chance to delve into the absorbing history of KPM, one whose fusion of tradition and trend emanates the essence of Hotel de Rome. Guests can enjoy exclusive insights into the handicraft of the ‘white gold’ porcelain during a private guided tour, followed by a porcelain painting workshop. Not only will guests learn about the manufactory process, but also they will return home with personally painted ‘white gold’ porcelain, a small memory of the incredible experience or a perfect gift for Christmas.
From 1.400 Euro per night for two person including the benefits of the Rocco Forte suite programme: This includes a limousine transfer from the airport, full breakfast, luggage unpacking and packing service, ironing service upon arrival, pay TV, high-speed internet connection and the option to check in directly in the suite. www.roccofortehotels.com/hotels-and-resorts/hotel-de-rome
Frankfurt - Villa Kennedy
Villa Kennedy have teamed up with one of Europe’s most distinguished jewellers, Bucherer, this festive season, to give suite guests a special surprise. Every suite guest will find a blue Bucherer giftbox in their room, with a sparkling surprise inside. Of the glittering stones in each box, one is a real Bucherer diamond.
With expectations rising, guests are invited to enjoy a glass of champagne in the neighbouring Bucherer store, on Kaiserstraße 1, whilst a Bucherer expert will evaluate and authenticate the beautiful stones. With a little luck you may be the guest to unveil and take home the incredible diamond.
Bucherer was founded in 1888, the family business is well known as company with the richest traditions in the luxury watch and jewelry segment.
Available for those staying in Classic Suites and other suite categories above between 15th December 2014 and 5th January 2015. Classic Suite rates start from 465 Euro per night. www.roccofortehotels.com/hotels-and-resorts/villa-kennedy