Hotel Scents That Keep You Checking In
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (MainStreet) -- Frequent business travelers will often tout hotel amenities as simple as an impeccable mattress or perfect morning espresso as reasons for their hotel loyalty. Others recite a global Rolodex of hotel properties that offer bathroom toiletries with scents so unique they become synonymous with the cities themselves and without which a visit simply isn't complete.
Travelers to London will often talk of the Bamford Body toiletries found at Claridge's or Penhaligon's that grace bathrooms counters at the Brown's Hotel and Belgraves. But then there's Firmdale Hotels, which include properties such as the Charlotte Street Hotel and Dorset Hotel opening in June, offering a scent so unique a morning shower in London just isn't the same without.
|Some scents are so unique to a city and hotel that a visit, no matter how nice the stay otherwise, simply isn't complete without them.|
Bathrooms at all Firmdale Hotels offer a selection of Miller Harris bath products, namely a Citron Citron shampoo and shower wash that's a combination of Sicilian lemons, Spanish oranges and Jamaican lime with a tinge of cool mint and basil. The products are available at Miller Harris fragrance boutiques throughout London, including a Bruton Street location with its own tearoom.
In Paris you'll find a menagerie of scents filling the bathrooms of the city's top hotels. At the Ritz Paris you'll find a full array of products from La Prairie, while at the Plaza Athenee you'll lose yourself in the private-label products complemented by full-size facial or body lotions from the in-house Dior Institut .