Category Archives: Historic Hotels

Michelle says: “I have a very special place in my heart for historic hotels. History is created with the passage of time- it´s intangible, and unlike luxury, it is something that money can´t buy.
When you walk into a historic or heritage hotel, it feels different, intriguing, set apart from the outside world; you can almost savour the history in the air. You know that fascinating, world-changing events have taken place in this very space, famous people have walked through these corridors, and it always feels like an occasion to stay here. Do you love historic hotels too? Are you, like me, so hooked that you can never have enough of them either? Then read on… “

The Dolder Grand

By Michelle Chaplow Assignments and locations revisited. Sometimes, when I´m going through my photo archives, I find an image that did not really catch my attention so much at the time and yet looking at it today, I see it … Continue reading

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How to convey “a sense of place” with quality hotel photography

Capturing on camera the essence of luxury and historic hotels is so important to convey “a sense of place” By Hotel Photographer, Michelle Chaplow As a hotel photographer I feel that it essential to go beyond capturing the bedrooms and … Continue reading

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Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence 2017 Winners Announced

Historic Hotels and Recipients Honored at the 2017 Awards Ceremony and Gala Washington, DC – September 28, 2017, Historic Hotels of America® and Historic Hotels Worldwide® are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence. … Continue reading

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Ten teddies from historic hotels around the world.

Huffington Post blog entry by Michelle Chaplow Ten Teddies from Historic hotels When you think of historic hotels, what comes to mind? Afternoon tea, tales about legendary past guests, tempting swimming pools, stunning locations? For those who travel with children, … Continue reading

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Raffles Hotel, Singapore – My Six Steps to High Tea Ecstasy

by Michelle chaplow Afternoon tea at Raffles Singapore – third time lucky I love afternoon tea, it’s one of my favourite things. High tea at Raffles hotel in Singapore is on the bucket list of almost every traveller. This is … Continue reading

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Historic Hotel Photography: the Secret Walled Gardens of Dromoland Castle Hotel.

by Michelle Chaplow I have declared my love for historic hotels on this blog on many occasions, so I was very excited to travel to Southern Ireland on a historic hotel photography assignment. Dromoland Castle is a luxurious heritage hotel that stands … Continue reading

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Hotel Inglaterra, Seville – A hotel a 150 year history – Interview with General Manager Manuel Otero

Interview with General Manager Manuel Otero By Michelle Chaplow Fifty years of hotel history is considered a sufficient pedigree to gain access to prestigious institutions such as The Most Famous Hotels in The World ® and Historic Hotels Worldwide ™ … Continue reading

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Why do OLD historic hotels need NEW photos?

By Michelle Chaplow Why do historic hotels need new photos? As a hotel photographer, I travel on assignments all around the globe with my crew to photograph some of the world’s most beautiful hotels. I have been fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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All about photographing The Fairmont Hotel, with its luxurious lobby, slide car cocktails, secret passages & leaving behind a piece of my heart in San francisco.

The Fairmont San Francisco is one of those glamorous venues that just lures you in. Continue reading

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