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Imagine a welcome where the rhythmic beating of huge, traditional Rajasthani drums, called nagadas, herald your entry

The minute you walk through the main door, a blizzard of fragrant rose petals swirls around you, showered from an intricately carved balcony above by a turbaned darban (gatekeeper). You are escorted into the grand main lobby via a manicured courtyard by local Kalbeliya musicians and colourfully attired dancers who treat you no less than royalty. But, for the people at Fairmont Jaipur, you are just that. A royal guest who is to be accorded every luxury and comfort during their stay at this stunning palace hotel. Atithi Devo Bhava, meaning ‘Guest is God’, is an old Sanskrit phrase that easily sums up the Fairmont Jaipur experience. Hotel Fairmont Jaipur is a luxurious living palace Rising with all its grandeur...

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A Residence Inn by name only: A review of The Wilson Hotel in Big Sky, Montana

Marriott operates more than 800 Residence Inn properties throughout North America, along with a handful of others in destinations around the world. Almost every member of Marriott’s extended-stay brand follows a standard formula, named “Residence Inn,” followed by the name of the city or town, or a nearby landmark. In Tennessee, for example, you’ll find the Residence Inn Chattanooga Downtown. Illinois is home to the Residence Inn Chicago Midway Airport, and so on. For more TPG news delivered each morning to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter. In Big Sky, Montana, the brand’s ski-friendly property carries a different name: “The Wilson Hotel,” conveying a sense of prestige, and perhaps a storied past. As it turns out, The Wilson Hotel...

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