CATEGORY: Group Getaway Ideas

The Ultimate Staycationers’ Sleepover at NYC’s Latest Hot Spot, 11 Howard
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 27026
VENUE:
11 Howard
LOCATION:
Soho
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Girl's Staycation
Glamorously Luxurious
11 Howard
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy

In New York City, there are a million cool things happening at once. It seems impossible to keep track of the stylish and spectacular and, at times, feels like a full-time job just to know the name of the Big Apple’s latest go-to. If you’re a month behind, it might as well be a year.

Alas, not all of us are lucky enough to have voguish friends who know all the hip spots and good deals—especially ones that are wildly fun and yet so down to earth. That’s why we absolutely couldn’t resist talking to the charismatic girls of Taste The Style about their “Staycationers” series. The angle for their series is simple; stay in awesome NYC hotels and blog about it. Honestly, what better gig is there to have in the City of the World?

This time around, the ladies kicked it at SoHo's newest luxury hotel, 11 Howard. So we at the Venue Report put ourselves on a mission to unveil the ins and outs of THE STAYCATIONERS night life, hoping to learn how to recreate the ultimate sleepover they seem to have down to a science. And it made for one heck of a Q&A!

Photography by Daniela Spector for THE STAYCATIONERS 

 

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Say Aloha To Waikiki’s Newest 1960s Style Beach Bungalow Motel
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 27021
VENUE:
Surfjack
LOCATION:
Waikiki
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Boutique Hotel
Soulful Mid-Century
Tropical Paradise
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown

 

A girls getaway weekend would not be complete without a little surf, sun, and style. Enter the brand spankin’ new Surfjack Hotel on Waikiki. This cute boutique hotel, on Hawaii’s favorite throwback island, packs more vintage charm punch than a rock solid beach boys-only playlist. We can totally picture you and the girl squad lounging around in your kaftans, sipping on cocktails, rocking out to rockabilly surf tunes at this cool spot.

Local art, cool surfboards, and nods to Hawaii’s epic surf culture abound at these modern digs. Check out the three-bedroom suites for some slumber party mania that’s way more grown-up than your parents’ basement.
For the DL on the new Surfjack Hotel, we went straight to the source. Here’s what their people have to say about the cool boutique motel.

Words + Photography by The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

 

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Luxury Bedding Brand 'Parachute' Just Opened a Hotel in Venice Beach That Turns Guests Into Locals
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 27018
VENUE:
Parachute Hotel
LOCATION:
Venice
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Hotel Opening
California Minimalism
Venice, CA
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy

 

Parachute has famously put customers to bed in the coziest linens with their heads atop the softest pillowcases. The bedding company's founder and CEO, Ariel Kaye, was inspired to deliver luxury comfort to bedrooms across the country following a picturesque stay on Italy’s Amalfi Coast. There, after an exhausting day taking in the glories of the colorful seaside paradise, she crawled into bed and it was like sinking into dreams. It was the bed every traveler wishes for, the one they forever hope awaits them after an extraordinary day of hikes, bites, and rides. That’s why the woman who gave us the softest sleeping experience ever is taking things up a notch—by opening a hotel.

 

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Stay in a Luxury Island Hut Off Norway's Epic Coastline
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 27001
VENUE:
Manshausen Island resort
LOCATION:
Nordland
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
55 Acre Island Getaway
Luxury Overwater Huts
Architectural Marvel
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy

When it comes to “Heaven on Earth,” people tend to think small. It’s easy to consider joy in recent, local experiences—a friend’s backyard, a community garden, a nice day at the beach. But if you and your friends or family have ever been in the same room when a photo or video of Norway pops up, it’s as if everyone is seeing Earth for the first time. It’s a mumbling of wows and sincere promises of future trips, yet given how untouched the green hillsides and blue waters are, it’s hard to believe there’s ever been a single person in Norway. But you can go there. You can actually visit Heaven on Earth. Better yet, you have the opportunity to spend your birthday beneath the Midnight Sun or the Northern Lights, all in a stylish space that gives you all the comfort and activity you could possibly want.

This week’s #BirthdayBucketList is the gorgeous 55-acre island that is Manshausen—or the seaside cabins that make up Manshausen Island Resort to be exact. We’re talking magnificent and contemporary luxury huts that have floor-to-ceiling window walls to ensure that you wake up and go to sleep with the Norwegian sea and mountains in full view.

 

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Fall In Love Feast: Part 3 with Saga & Becky + Mike & Melissa
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27020
VENUE:
South Ponto Beach
LOCATION:
South Ponto Beach
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Beachside Gathering
Colorful Eclectic
South Ponto Beach
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

Allow us to introduce two of the coolest couples in the game! A chef, an Event Director, Content Director and a Customer Account Specialist - The gangs all here! This panel enjoys all things magical and knows of the best places to jot down for your Fall bucket list, along with narrowing down all the places that are near and dear to their hearts. 

...And If you missed Part 1 and 2 of this Gucci inspired series then you've got some catching up to do, friends! 

Are you ready? Lets get into it...

Photography by Cole Moser 
 


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