Hotel Horoscopes for 2009: The Best Hotels for Each Star Sign

When it comes to personality traits, the twelve star signs of the Zodiac couldn’t be more different. As diverse as their personas are, so are the distinctive preferences of each sign when it comes to the perfect holiday accommodation. With almost 500 unique hotels in over 300 destinations worldwide, WORLDHOTELS offers the ideal hotel for every taste.

And with the “Smart Savings – Unique Stays“ rate, guests can enjoy particularly favourable offers at almost 500 WORLDHOTELS properties between 1. December 2008 and 30 April 2009 – whether they believe in horoscopes or not. The special rate includes breakfast and can be booked at worldhotels.com for a minimum stay of two nights. The reservation must be made at least two weeks ahead of the stay and is subject to availability.

Aries (21 Mar. – 20 Apr.): Action-packed holiday in the City of Angels
Hotel le Petit, West Hollywood, California

The sign of the ram is dynamic and full of energy. On holiday, he prefers action to relaxation and enjoys experiencing new things. A step away from Sunset Strip and Santa Monica Boulevard, Hotel le Petit presents a unique opportunity to explore one of the world’s most exciting cities – Los Angeles. After a day of sightseeing and shopping, Aries can relax in the hotel’s open air Jacuzzi. And if he still has energy left, he can dance the night away in one of L.A.’s famed night clubs. Rates start at 220 USD (ca. 168 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Taurus (21 Apr. – 21 May): Relaxed indulgence in the countryside
Lindner Hotel & Spa Binshof, Speyer, Germany
Taurus is a sensuous individual who appreciates tranquillity more than any other star sign. At the Lindner Hotel & Spa Binshof in Speyer, Germany, he can take pleasure in the relaxed hospitality that suits his personality. The hotel’s health spa features saunas, thermal baths, and even a unique Dead Sea salt grotto. As he values tranquillity and nature, Taurus will relish the location of this exclusive hotel situated in the picturesque Rhineland Palatinate countryside. Rates can be booked from 170 EUR per night for two people in a double room.

Gemini (22 May – 21 Jun.): Exotic city trips for night owls
Hotel Angleterre, St. Petersburg, Russia

Gemini needs variety like he needs the air to breathe. For this curious and sociable sign, an exciting city trip to St. Petersburg is the perfect holiday. At the Hotel Angleterre, located right in the centre of the metropolis, he can enjoy traditional Russian hospitality combined with a modern and stylish ambience. Geminis will love the glamorous caviar bar with its unique view of St Isaac’s square and its reputation for being a popular place to see and be seen. Rates begin at 6723 RUB (ca. 193 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Cancer (22 Jun. – 22 Jul.): Luxurious romance and cultural highlights
Westminster Hotel, Livingston, New Jersey

Despite his tough exterior, Cancer is actually very sensitive and shy. His idea of a perfect holiday is spending a romantic evening on the hotel patio with a partner or going to a classical concert. With its elegant rooms and luxurious spa amenities, the Westminster Hotel in Livingston, New Jersey, is perfect for this star sign. And if the crab wishes to take in some of the best musical offerings in the world, New York City’s Broadway is only a 30 minute drive away. Rates can be booked from 143 USD (ca. 109 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Leo (23 Jul. – 23 Aug.): Luxury holiday with a spark of adventure
Metropolitan Palace Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Leo loves to be at the centre of attention. He attaches great importance to luxury and status symbols. At the same time, the sign of the lion appreciates a bit of adventure, so glittering Dubai with its luxurious shopping, exquisite food and exotic location will most certainly satisfy all of his desires. At the Metropolitan Palace Dubai, Leo will enjoy getting pampered from head to toe at the spacious spa before mixing with the rich and beautiful at nearby exclusive Al Maktoum Street. Rates start at 1110 AED (ca. 230 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Virgo (24 Aug. – 23 Sept.): Eastern remedies in deluxe island setting
Villa Lawana, Koh Samui, Thailand

For health conscious Virgo, wellness and relaxation is the number one priority for an ideal holiday experience. In addition, she has very high quality standards, so she will love the luxurious Villa Lawana resort on the island paradise of Koh Samui. Beautifully located on one of Thailand’s most idyllic beaches, Virgo can enjoy various spa treatments like herbal aromatherapy baths, Thai herbal body polishes and relaxing Swedish massages at this elegant and stylish resort. Rates begin at 9073 THB (ca. 198 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Libra (24 Sept. – 23 Oct.): City trip with a blend of action and relaxation
Eliot Suite Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts

Libra is an aesthetic person who takes pleasure in art and culture. When taking a holiday, she enjoys a blend of relaxation, culture and entertainment. The Eliot Suite Hotel in Boston, Massachusetts, has the elegant ambience of an exquisite boutique hotel and is ideally located in fashionable Back Bay, just steps away from the boutiques and restaurants on renowned Newbury Street. For relaxation, Libra can spoil herself with a luxurious in-room massage. Rates can be booked from 195 USD (ca. 148 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Scorpio (24 Oct. – 22 Nov.): Bustling metropolis and serene countryside
Claridges Hotel New Delhi, India

Scorpio loves extremes. On holiday he wants to explore unusual destinations that offer dramatic landscapes and extraordinary scenery. The luxurious Claridges Hotel New Delhi pampers to Scorpio’s aspiration for opposites: located in the heart of the bustling Indian capital, it offers a calm and tranquil setting with its landscaped gardens and spacious pool. For adventure seeking Scorpio, a day trip to the legendary Taj Mahal or the Thar Desert is the perfect holiday activity. Rates start at 12555 INR (ca. 193 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Sagittarius (23 Nov. – 21 Dec.): Exotic city trip to the Far East
Plaza Royale Oriental Shanghai, China

Sagittarius is energetic, extrovert and independent. He loves variety in life and enjoys experiencing new things. Particularly fascinated by the Orient, he will adore the Plaza Royale Oriental Shanghai in China’s ever-changing metropolis. Located on bustling Pudong Avenue, this luxurious and stylish deluxe hotel offers 522 beautiful rooms with a unique boutique ambience and floor to ceiling windows with spectacular panoramic views of the Huangpu River and the city. Rates can be booked from 823 CNY (ca. 92 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Capricorn (22 Dec. – 20 Jan.): Nature vacation with cultural highlights
Hotel des Balances, Lucerne, Switzerland

Capricorn is very traditional and favours peaceful and calm settings. His perfect holiday destinations offer culture and a beautiful countryside to go hiking or cycling. Located in the heart of Lucerne’s beautiful old town with stunning views of the river and mountains, the Hotel des Balances in Switzerland is perfect for this sign. Here, he can indulge in the town’s historic architecture or take nature trips to the nearby Swiss Alps. Rates begin at 253 CHF (ca. 171 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Aquarius (21 Jan. – 19 Feb.): Nordic extravaganza for individualists
Lydmar Hotel, Stockholm, Sweden

Eccentric Aquarius is drawn to all things unconventional. He is difficult to nail down, sometimes even slightly erratic, and with an individualistic character. Aquarius loves hotels out of the ordinary that offer a range of new impressions and experiences. The Lydmar Hotel in Stockholm boasts a unique concept of individuality and distinctiveness that is featured throughout the hotel and even includes regular in-house art exhibitions and music performances. Rates start at 2500 SEK (ca. 250 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

Pisces (20 Feb. – 20 March): Romantic vacation for sensitive dreamers
Stamford Grand Adelaide, Australia

Pisces is very sensitive and vulnerable, with a great sense of intuition and inspiration. On holiday he desires rest and relaxation. Romantic sunsets, gentle music and a nice glass of wine perfects his dream vacation. The Stamford Grand Adelaide is located directly on the beachfront at Adelaide’s historic seaside precinct, Glenelg. And with exclusive culinary delights at the award-winning Promenade Restaurant, Pisces will love this luxurious resort-style hotel. Rates can be booked from 247 AUD (128 EUR) per night for two people in a double room.

For further information please contact:

Susie Tempest
The Saltmarsh Partnership
Tel.: + 44 (0) 20 7928 1600

susie@saltmarshpr.co.uk

Andrea Hammes
WORLDHOTELS
Tel.: +49 (0) 69 660 56 – 255
ahammes@worldhotels.com

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