World’s Most Unusual Hotel Concierge Services

By Natasha Dragun

World’s Most Unusual Hotel Concierge Services
Forget asking for directions – these hotel concierges are on hand to help with everything from choosing tequila to making sure you sleep soundly.

What: Tequila Concierge

Hotel: Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

Where: Jalisco, Mexico

At this all-inclusive resort, the in-house tequila concierge Hector Parra is at your service when it comes to picking, and pouring, Mexico’s national spirit. You can join educational tequila tasting sessions, with or without food matchings, and then have Parra deliver you the beverage of your choice to your room as a nightcap.

What: Running Concierge

Hotel: Ritz-Carlton, Vienna

Where: Vienna, Austria

Discover Vienna’s historic streets in a new, active way with the Ritz-Carlton’s Running Concierge, Philipp. Not only a brilliant jogging partner, Philipp is also a fantastic guide and his 40-minute circuit of the Imperial City comes with incredible insights and stories. Runs can also be individually tailored to meet a guest’s specific interests and to take in contemporary elements, such as the flourishing culinary scene.

What: Apothecary Concierge

Hotel: Hotel Matilda

Where: San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Taking the concept of customisation to new levels, the artsy Hotel Matilda offers guests the opportunity to blend their own beauty and skincare products. The property’s Apothecary Concierge assists with a skin analysis before helping you choose the elements and botanicals to add to your personalised products.

What: Sleep Concierge

Hotel: Montcalm Luxury Hotel London

Where: London, UK

From customised pillows to aromatherapy oils, this hotel guarantees a good night’s sleep. Among the services offered by the Sleep Concierge are: helping you choose the perfect pillows for your bed, preparing herbal drinks before your snooze, adding a calming aroma to your room, preparing a relaxing bath before bedtime or adding a spritz of lavender (and an eye mask) to your turndown service.

What: Wine Concierge

Hotel: The Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa

Where: Bordeaux, France

Situated at the heart of the world’s largest area of fine wine vineyards, this hotel offers the rare opportunity for guests’ to discover the treasures within the most prestigious châteaux of the region. The hotel’s five Wine Concierges create bespoke, tailor-made programs for both wine connoisseurs and amateurs alike, to access and experience the great wine estates of Bordeaux, many of which traditionally lie behind closed doors and have not been accessible to the public.

 

 

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