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The Dorchester Collection.

How lush are the dorchester hotels. Its like stepping back in time to the late 1800s and early 1900s, it makes me wana don a vintage 20s flapper dress or a backless 30s number and go to dinner.
 * i wonder if these rooms can be hired*- ahhh I can only dream.
To see more of the dorchester collection click here.

Alain-Ducasse, The Dorchester

                                                      The Gilt New York palace, New York

                                                                China Tang, The Dorchester

Il-Salotto, Hotel Principe Di Savoia Milan

The Grill, Dorchester uk

                                                       Resturante le meurice, Paris

Sumed up in one word :- Sumptuous.


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