- Culture & StyleYou’ve got the invitation, now you need somewhere to stay. Here is our pick of the ultimate party pads
THE DORCHESTER, LONDON
Check into one of the heritage hotel’s eponymous new suites for a fireplace lit by crystal logs, signed artwork by HRH Prince Charles and views over Hyde Park.
PARTY FACTOR: Indulge in Aromatherapy Associates’ bespoke skincare products before sinking into a sumptuous four-poster bed. thedorchester.com
W HOTEL, ST PETERSBURG
A 19th century exterior, fashion-forward rooms, a buzzing cocktail bar and Alain Ducasse's world-class miX restaurant makes this the city's hippest hotel.
PARTY FACTOR: Disco–ball lamps inspired by Fabergé eggs hang from every bedroom ceiling, making it the perfect place to get in the party mood.
The Dorchester Suite
The Dorchester Spa
Bolsheokhtinsky Bridge, St Petersburg
Left: This season the Dorchester unveiled 22 luxurious new suites
Top: The miX restaurant boasts an Alain Ducasse-created menucredits
Words by Lianne Smallpage. Photographs: Nico; Alamy
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