4. Hotel Gabriel, Paris
At the Hotel Gabriel, some rooms feature the NightCove sleep companion, which offers sleep and wake-up programs, or nap programs, featuring of ambient music and lighting. (P.S. It's also available at the The Plaza Athenee.
5. Crowne Plaza St. James, London
The Crowne Plaza offers a specially developed "Sleep Advantage" program with ‘This Works’ aromatherapy products (including pillow spray), and advice from Dr. Chris Idzikowski, "the sleep doctor", (on a card, not in person).
6. Waldorf Astoria Chicago
The Waldorf offers a “Nighty Night for Children” in-room spa service for kids, which includes a bath tray stacked with a bath toy and lavender bath ice cream, soap, and lotion. The lavender is promised to have a calming effect on the children.
7. Swissotel Berlin
The Swissotel's sleep package is a scientific concept developed by somnologist Dr. Michael Feld. The program features a combination of light therapy, power-napping, mountain-air breathing, aroma therapy, special nutritional supplements and better sleep through a sound pillow. A polysomnography (detailed sleep analysis) is available upon request.
9. Fairmont Vancouver Airport
In The Fairmont Vancouver Airport's Quiet Zone, there are 19 guest rooms on a soundproof floor. During “Quiet Zone” hours, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., normal day-to-day hotel operations cease, meaning you can sleep without noisy hotel staff disturbing you. Just in case, ear plugs and eye masks are provided.
10. MGM Grand Las Vegas
Las Vegas isn't necessarily a city that you equate with a good night's sleep but at the MGM Grand, their Stay Well Rooms will help you get a full night of ZZZs with these wellness amenities handpicked by the folks at Delos Living. These include Vitamin C-infused showers, air purifiers, dawn simulator alarm clocks, black-out shades, wellness lighting in the bathrooms that blast out melatonin, and complimentary online access to the Cleveland Clinic for 60 days after your stay where you can learn more tips on healthy living, eating and sleeping.
· 11. JW Marriott Hotels: This past summer, JW Marriott introduced a new Nightly Refresh Program, a souped-up turndown service that rotates complimentary amenities such as The Dream Bar, developed by nutritionist and author Keri Glassman, made with ingredients that help stimulate recovery during sleep like natural organic oats, blueberries, chia seeds, crunchy almonds and coconut. The service also includes Revive Oil from Aromatherapy Associate, an invigorating blend of pink grapefruit, rosemary and juniper berry; a wine sample from Treasury Wine Estates and special JW Marriott Collection chocolates from Astor Chocolates. Sorry, no melatonin is found in these chocolates so don't eat right before you go to bed. Or else, sugar rush!
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