Hotel review

Oku Ibiza Hotel Reviews: A bohemian getaway with a hedonistic edge | International | To travel

Biza might not be the first place you think of when it comes to a quiet vacation. Known for its music scene, 24-hour beach clubs, and vibrant nightlife, its infamous reputation as a party island can be a bit confusing for those looking to totally disconnect. Having said that, after five days on the White […]

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London hotel review: The Mail’s verdict on the Sloane Club’s 27-room Sloane Place property

London’s revered Sloane Club now has 27-room hotel open to non-members – Inspector approves (mostly) The Sloane Club near Sloane Square in London will be 100 years old next year It now has a hotel open to non-members – “with a contemporary twist” The inspector checks into one of the hotel’s double rooms – paying […]

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Hotel Reviews: The Evian Resort, Évian-les-Bains, France | International | To travel

The Evian Resort is your smartphone’s camera with HDR mode activated. The manicured lawns are so vivid, the alpine skies so brilliant, the rows of rose bushes and rows of rhododendrons so radiant, that every time you pull out your phone to capture the prismatic panorama – which stretches from the lower mountain peaks of […]

Restaurant review

Erst, Manchester: ‘One of the best meals of the year’ – restaurant review | Food

Erst, 9 Murray Street, Ancoats, Manchester M4 6HS (0161 826 3008, erst-mcr.co.uk). Plates £ 5- £ 12, wines from £ 20 A restaurant menu can be the sweetest promise: we have those ingredients; we have the means to prepare them; what would you like? But these are not simple documents. Some menus are so wrong. […]

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Hotel Reviews: Marlfield House ‘Pond Suites’ Are the Insta-Friendly Future of Country House Stays

Think of Marlfield House, and what comes to mind? A beautiful 19th century country house? Magnificent gardens? This getaway to Gorey is well known as a classic Blue Book vacation. What you might not know, however, is that behind the sleek Regency-style exterior, a unique gear change is underway. Old courtyard buildings have been turned […]

Restaurant review

Sessions Arts Club, London EC1: “Decadent and Sexy” – Restaurant Review | Food

Arts Club sessions at Clerkenwell is not a private club, but it does feel like some of the best of the 1980s and 1990s, when those places were secret and unsanitary bolt holes. Enter on a Thursday for lunch, then walk out flashing in the sun on Friday. What happened behind those usually unmarked doors […]