In today’s hectic life of work, travel, and stress, hotels have broadened their scope of amenities too. With guests coming for business or leisure hotels have taken up the ace job of relieving them of their burdened mind. Gone are the days of bed and breakfast hotels now provide you with a prescribed baby’s sleep too. As, reported by Conde Nast Traveller, some high end hotels have transformed ordinary meals, beds, exercises, ambience into the most relaxing experience ever.
The Coriantha London has a sleep menu that offers a turkey burger with Beenleigh Blue cheese and baby spinach, pumpkin seed cookies and malted milk panna cotta, specifically designed by a nutritionist.
Park Hyatt Tokyo Sleep Stretch is an exercise program of breathing and stretching that takes place in a 47th floor studio and ends with a cup of herbal tea.
The ITC hotels of India have incorporated the effect of our five senses during our sleep in creating a ‘Welcome Slumber’ kit with essential oils, ear plugs, eye mask, and hot beverages. Apart from that the ambience is tweaked to create a peaceful and soothing experience with vacuum insulated and multiglazed room windows to ensure minimal disturbance from sound, heat and light.
The W’ hotels have their signature W beds with quilted pillow top that lower the motion transfer when your partner moves in bed, giving you an undisturbed sleep. At certain Four Seasons properties you don’t have to be trapped in fitted bed sheets, their Signature Sleep programme has a special Issy Fold, an eight inch pocket created along the bottom of the sheet, so that even your toes breathe free. You also have a choice for mattress topper. At the Benjamin, New York the staff can recommend a pillow of your desire based on whether you sleep on your back, stomach or side. There is also an anti- snore pillow easing the nasal tract for normal breathing by elevating the chin and chest and a five foot body cushion suitable for pregnant guests.
At the Gabriel and Plaza Athénée in Paris, guests get a Night Cove by their bed. With LED light and acoustic technology the device improves melatonin levels and heart rate. There are options for a sleep mode wake up mode and power naps.