Country hotels are gaining popularity as people are becoming tired of noisy cities and are willing to enjoy healthy and harmonious atmosphere of the country. Fresh air, beautiful surroundings, spa and sport facilities together with country hospitality guarantee comfortable rest in any season. Country hotels offer five star luxury and service, including superb cuisine. Warm decor and cozy rooms will make you feel right at home. It is an ideal place to relax, to forget about your troubles and sorrows, to feel at peace with yourself. You'll be greeted by a friendly staff, who is always eager to meet your individual requirements. Country hotels are perfect for leisure, as have spa and outdoor facilities; the latter may include a swimming pool, golf courses, rugby, fishing and so on.
Country hotels are also great for conferences and meetings of any kind. A business meeting in the natural healthy environment is sure to produce more efficient ideas and solutions than an ordinary office discussion. Most country hotels have meeting rooms for that purpose. However, country hotels do not specialize mostly on business travelers. They provide ideal venues for weddings and ceremonies. A romantic countryside location will emphasize the beauty and glamour of the party. Besides, country hotels are a good issue for elderly people, who obviously want a quiet, peaceful rest, far away from bustling towns.
Country hotels are common in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Middle East and some other places. But it goes without saying that the key provider of country hotels is Great Britain. Probably, because of outstanding landscapes, or, may be, well-established traditions of gardening. In general, the British have greater experience of living in the country than other people. New country hotels start to appear in UK, marrying modern style with luxury and spa facilities. Hotel spas offer the chance to have a relaxing treatment, or even just a soothing swim. In these hotels, the accent is made on soft, fluffy beds, indulgent food, fantastic wines and lots of lounging around on plump sofas in front of open fires or beautiful views - you can call it a spa treatment or all-round sensuous experience.
The world famous chain of country hotels is Country Inns & Suites By Carlson,® part of Carlson Hotels Worldwide. Founded in 1987, this lodging concept consists of over 320 locations all around the world in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Austria, England, France, Indonesia, India, Mexico and Panama. Country hotels are luxurious places to stay; therefore the prices are quite high. It is a considerably new type of accommodation that is developing rapidly. Perhaps, country hotels with warm atmosphere and all the amenities of five star hotels will be the number one in hotel business in future.