Category Archives: Hotels

Imagine lifestyles covers five-star hotels from all over the world. We also know the luxury hotels of South Beach intimately, and what upcoming “Star-studded” events are going to be held at them. When you are traveling, you may want to experience some of the interesting, exotic, expensive and fabulous hotels that we have showcased. From hotels made out of ice, to the ultra hip and posh luxury hotels of South Beach-when it comes to upscale hotels, we have you covered. We are your expert source on where you can find luxury condo rentals, luxury hotels, mansion rentals and more in Miami, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles.

The $27 Million Dollar Setai South Beach Penthouse

There is a bit of confusion about which is the most expensive Miami penthouse. Last year, the Setai South Beach penthouse sold for a staggering $27 million USD. A few months later, a buyer picked up two penthouses at Ian Schrager’s for a total of $34 million and then claimed they were the most expensive. Correct me if I am wrong, but isn’t one penthouse for $27 million more expensive than two for $34 million? The Setai South Beach is one of the very best luxury hotels in the area. The penthouse in question is penthouse B, a full-floor unit … Continue reading

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Nobu Las Vegas Adds Luxury Hotel to the Menu

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa offers his culinary genius at various Nobu locations, including Beverly Hills, New York, London and now Las Vegas! Nobu Las Vegas is the first location to also offer guests luxury hotel accommodations, wedged within Caesar’s Palace! It is a hotel within a mega resort and now Matsuhisa and partner Robert De Niro can now add ‘hotelier’ to their impressive resume. This marks the first venture into hotels for Nobu Hospitality, which operates Japanese restaurants in major cities around the world. Nobu Las Vegas is nestled inside Caesar’s Palace, offering 181 elegantly appointed rooms. The project took three … Continue reading

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BMW Zagato Roadster Showing Off at Pebble Beach

BMW joined the scores of show offs at Pebble Beach recently, touting the hot new Zagato roadster to eager onlookers! And am I ever so glad they showed up! Designed to be more aggressive and masculine than its predecessors, the show-stopping Zagato is a bold and fresh change of pace for the typically traditional automaker. When some think of the word, the Aston Martin V12 Zagato may come to mind. That is because the design geniuses at Zagato had a hot helping hand in that glorious project as well!

BMW Zagato at Pebble Beach

The BMW Zagato Roadster displayed on the ‘Concepts lawn’ at Pebble Beach.

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Karma: Fisker Experiences Total Recall

The star-studded luxury hybrid of our time, the Fisker Karma, is being recalled a stunning second time! Fisker Automotive Inc. released a statement with the details of this round of recalls. If you recall, the first round of Karma recalls rolled rapidly and smoothly.

Fisker Karma

The first recall was related to potentially defective hose clamps in the battery cooling system

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Porsche to Flex Diesel Style in U.S.

Not too long ago, the word Porsche was synonymous with simply a sleek and relatively unchanged sports car. These days, the Cayenne SUV is one of the most popular models–and soon it will be available in diesel form!  Of course, Europeans have been enjoying the diesel version since 2009, but now the brand feels Americans will be more open to the technology. These are things that would have been nearly impossible to predict in the past, yet are shocking realities of the  present and possible Porsche future lineup.
 

Diesel Porsche Cayenne

Porsche’s Cayenne is the current best seller. Will it continue to roll out in diesel form?

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BMW Takes Direct Approach Online

In an unusual move, BMW is offering online discounts for those wishing to purchase the new ‘i’ sub-brand vehicles. This is a unique and bold move in the luxury auto industry, which typically leaves these endeavors to the dealerships.

BMW i

A direct online sales platform for BMW’s new I sub-brand

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Expensive Tastes: The Cupcake Worth More Than an Exotic Car Rental

There is a cupcake in the UAE with a $27,000 USD price tag and a lifespan of 15 minutes! It is definitely hard to swallow the thought of a measly cupcake worth about 30 exotic rental car trips! Sorry UAE…but I would much rather rent every car at Imagine Lifestyles for a month than swallow one bling-emblazoned cupcake!

Golden Phoenix cupcake

The Golden Phoenix. Seriously?

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Audi Electrifies Nurburgring—Captures Fastest Lap

Audi has achieved accolade nirvana with the fastest electric lap around the famed Nurburgring with its R8 e-tron! The brand certainly has much to celebrate in terms of recent success, with both a win at Le Mans via a diesel-electric hybrid racecar and the all-out speed of the e-tron.

 Audi e-Tron

The R8 e-tron hits the market at the end of the year

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WTH: A Hybrid Bugatti Veyron Successor?

The Bugatti badge is synonymous with unimaginable speed and prestige…and rumors are igniting that someday it may be dubbed as a luxury hybrid as well! Unbelievably–the next Veyron could emerge as a hybrid supercar.

Bugatti Hybrid

Who says a 1,000+ horsepower hypercar has to hemorrhage fuel?

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World’s Fastest Man Crashes BMW

Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man, crashed his black BMW in a minor fender-bender in his homeland, Jamaica. It is fortunate that the fastest man was not driving a Bugatti, the fastest car, or the outcome could have been different! Bolt is unharmed, suffering no injuries in the luxury car accident.

Bolt BMW

Bolt has strong feelings for the brand

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