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Aug 9, 2012

Suite Extras

Hotel perks that make you wanna holler

Choosing hotels based on star-status, proximity to beach, bed sheet thread count is so passé.  Nah, these days its all about the perks and these hideaways have quirky offerings that appeal to any mood.


Chicago: Hard Rock Hotel

Perk: Guitar & headphones

Get in touch with your inner rockstar with 20 different Fender guitars at your disposal. Guests can borrow a guitar and even a pair of SOUL by Ludacris headphones free of charge with no time limit on use.


New York City: The Carlyle

Perk: 24-hour Fragrance Butler

A selection of ten fine perfumes are just a ring away. The Fragrance Butler will arrive at your door with a silver tray of complimentary scents such as Chanel Chance, Stella McCartney, Tom Ford for Men, and Bulgari Pour Homme.


Los Angeles: Loews Santa Monica Beach

Perk: Closet lending

Not everything you want to bring on a trip makes it into the suitcase. Next time you're LAX bound, pack lighter because you’ll have access to the Fred Segal Lending Library – your source for  aviators, clutches, belts, statement jewelry or close to 50 other items for men, women and children.


London: Church Street Hotel

Perk: Hot sauce

That mini-Tabasco isn’t making it past customs on your jaunt across the pond. And whether it’s your first or fiftieth time trying British food, you’ll definitely appreciate any way to up the nom-factor. At this colorful boutique hotel that embraces Mexican and Cuban influences, guests are greeted with complimentary aged hot sauce made from Habanero peppers, garlic, onions, herbs, and spices.


Kuwait: Hotel Missoni Kuwait

Perk: Maserati limo service

Airport transfer just got glamorous. Get the mogul treatment when you are picked up from the airport by a Maserati that drops you off at the hotel - Jackie O. scarf and shades not included.


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