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Hotel Review: Wineport Lodge offers lakeside luxury but there’s room for improvement

Readers may remember Wineport Lodge as the location of the popular TV cooking show The Restaurant. This starring role has put the lakeside hotel in Glasson, Co. Westmeath, on the must-visit list of many visitors, including my own. My last visit several years ago was pleasant but did not blow me away, so when I […]

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Regent Porto Montenegro Regent Porto Montenegro

The UNESCO-listed Gulf of Kotor has been called the southernmost fjord in Europe and it is truly stunning. Porto Montenegro was once a Yugoslav naval base but has been transformed into a superyacht port with over a kilometer of west-facing waterfront. It is a tasteful development with designer shops dotted throughout the village behind the […]

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Rixos Premium Dubrovnik Hotel Review 2022

Or maybe you want to relax by the pool overlooking the sea? Or is cliff diving your thing? The Libertas Beach snack bar (in season) offers you delicious cocktails and snacks while enjoying the sun. So what about food? Introducing three mouth-watering restaurants, starting with Umi Teppanyaki, Asian fusion cuisine with a sushi bar located […]

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Thompson Austin and Tommie Hotel Review – Texas Travel Files

In the summer of 2022, we visited the newly opened Thompson Austin, the hotel brand’s third foray into Texas (after Dallas and San Antonio) and the first to introduce a two-hotel concept with the addition of tommie. JNestled between 5th and 6th Streets, the new Thompson Austin Hotel opened its doors last January in the […]

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Hotel Review: Eliza’s Manor, Heritage Glamor in Christchurch

Travel June 8, 2022 10:10 p.m.3 minute read With jewel-toned furnishings, the bar and lounges are the perfect place to unwind. Photo / Alexia Santamaria Alexia Santamaria checks in at Eliza’s Mansion, Christchurch Location: On Bealey Ave, just a 10 minute walk to Hagley Park and the River Avon. Style: A mansion with all the […]

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Hotel Reviews: De Ware Jacob Boutique Hotel, Amsterdam

The Old South (Oud-Zuid) district of Amsterdam is, according to the owners of the boutique hotel De Ware Jacob, a miniature version of Chelsea in London. They are not wrong. The leafy residential neighborhood home to the Museum Quarter and famous Vondelpark has a chic village feel and is dotted with stylish cafes where equally […]

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Hotel Review: The Shearer’s Quarters at Middlehurst Station, Awatere Valley

The Shearer’s Quarters at Middlehurst High Country Station, located in the Awatere Valley of Marlborough. Photo / provided Elisabeth Easther finds rural bliss at Middlehurst Railway Station in the Awatere Valley. In a word: This is the rural paradise you’ve always dreamed of. Spectacular rural views with elegant architecture, a working farm with exceptional hosts […]

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Luxury Hotel Review: Baglioni Hotel Luna Venice, Italy

Venice has an intangible magic. The canals between the 118 islands on which it is built, and under the nearly 400 bridges that connect them, are animated by the tides of the sea – bustling with boats and gondolas, they remain the lifeblood of the city even today. today. This unique geographical point of view […]

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Hotel Review: Villa Giara, Italy

Looking for a taste of the “real” Italy? Piedmont, nestled between the Alps and the Ligurian Sea, is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. Recently named by the Lonely Planet guide as ‘the number one place you must travel’, it has everything Italy’s best-known regions have – rolling hills, miles of vineyards, ancient towns, quaint […]

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Review of Ty Hotel, Pembrokeshire: “Innovative cuisine and contemporary waterside restaurants” | Travel

What is the story? Pivoting may seem like a thoroughly modern phenomenon, but Milford Haven has been doing it for centuries. The town of Pembrokeshire was founded in 1793 as a whaling station. Economic challenges forced him to turn to shipbuilding, then fishing and eventually the oil and gas industries. To spearhead its latest transformation […]

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Hotel Review: Maslina Resort, Hvar Island, Croatia

Approaching by chartered speedboat, you’d be forgiven for not spotting the rustic stone and timber structures that make up Maslina Resort from the shore. Blending seamlessly into the rock-lined coastline and dense Aleppo pines, Maslina has been camouflaged to coexist harmoniously with the natural elements of Hvar Island. The resort welcomes you with large stone […]

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Hotel Review: The Westminster, London

The Westminster is part of Hilton’s Curio collection and is, indeed, a curio. While many visitors to London are undoubtedly drawn to the joys of Mayfair and the West End, Westminster also makes a pretty compelling case. It’s a minute’s walk from the River Thames (and some rooms have spectacular water views). It is less […]

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Luxury Hotel Review: Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá, Rome, Italy

Compared to the ancient Colosseum or the Roman Pantheon, a decade-old monument in the heart of the Italian capital may at first glance seem unremarkable. But the Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá is a landmark of which international visitors to Rome would be well advised. During the hotel’s reign over the Trastevere district, a decade is […]

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Hotel Review: Hyatt Place Dubai Wasl District

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On the way to Inchydoney? A look at the Island Lodge & Spa

When it comes to being a household name in hospitality, few hotels in Ireland can match Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa. The four-star coastal retreat has almost become synonymous with a break from West Cork itself (“Guess you’ve heard they’re off to Inchydoney”) with its restaurants, spa and stunning location making it a destination property. […]

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The Montenotte Hotel Review: This chic Cork hotel could be on track for five stars

If you want to stay in an Irish hotel with a playful and impactful sense of identity, cocktails that hit (and terraces for supper), staff that seem to enjoy their jobs, and plans for cabin-style “nests” in trees to sleep, your search is over. This hotel is The Montenotte in Cork. Oh, and there’s also […]

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Berkshire Hotel review: Inspector thinks The Retreat in Elcot Park near Newbury will be a hit

Despite being woken up at 8 a.m. by two diggers building the outdoor pool and ‘painfully slow’ service at breakfast, the inspector believes this Berkshire hotel will be a success. The retreat at Elcot Park is halfway between Newbury and Hungerford It has 55 rooms, two restaurants, a chic spa, a wine shop, a bakery […]

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Review of The Alan Hotel, Manchester: ‘This revamped warehouse will be a hit with the cool crowd’ | Travel

What is the story? Take a beautiful six-story Grade II listed warehouse in the city center, convert the upper ground floor into a huge lobby, restaurant, bar and coworking space, then add 137 hotel rooms. Lo and behold, the Alan Manchester has landed – an independent hub for visitors and locals alike. What do we […]

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Hotel Reviews: Hotel Byblos, Saint-Tropez, France

A quieter, quieter neighbor to Monaco and Cannes, Saint-Tropez has more of a traditional village feel. It’s easy to get off the beaten track and find yourself exploring a maze of alleyways or sitting in one of the square’s haunts sipping a long coffee with the locals. The French Riviera town has been attracting the […]

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Hotel Review: Holiday Inn Singapore Little India At Farrer Park

The hotel Located in bustling Little India, just above Farrer Park MRT station, I checked in for Holiday Inn Singapore Little India (formerly Park Hotel Farrer Park) recently for a stay. It is a 20-storey hotel, with a spacious check-in hall and parking directly connected to the hotel lobby. Bedroom With 300 rooms equipped with […]

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Hotel Review: The Rees, Queenstown, lakeside luxury and award-winning hospitality

The Rees is a large, modern property that opened in 2009, but looks nothing like those big, soulless chain hotels. Photo / Provided Peter de Graaf stays at the Rees Hotel, Luxury Apartments and Lakeside Residences, Queenstown Location: Next to Lake Wakatipu, 2 km from the center of Queenstown or 6 km from the airport. […]

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Delaire Graff Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa hotel review

Living room of the owners’ villa at Delaire Graff Estate, South Africa Food and drink We were seduced from the start by a tofu paratha. Describing itself as Afro-Asian, it is the Asian influences that immediately jump out at Indochine: in the divine brisket beef rendang served with creamy coconut rice, and the perfectly grilled […]

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Reviews of The Dylan hotel in Amsterdam

The backstory The doors evoking Roman antiquity are a curious entrance for a contemporary hotel. They tell stories of his previous life as a theatre, then a Catholic orphanage, a poor house and finally, in 1999, a hotel. These doors were the only part of the building spared following a catastrophic fire in 1772. After […]

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Hotel Reviews: Velassaru, The Maldives

The Maldives, a collection of coral islands in the Indian Ocean southwest of Sri Lanka, offer promise of crystal clear blue waters, endless white sand beaches and an escape from the noisy bustle of the world. Velassaru, a luxury resort with five restaurants, an overwater spa and a marine center, serves up everything promised and […]

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The Laslett, Notting Hill, London – hotel review – Bohemian bourgeois cool in the home of Carnival – Scotland on Sunday Travel

The Laslett, Notting Hill, London is made up of five townhouses. Picture: Contribution Sprawling over five Victorian townhouses on a quiet residential street and only seconds from Notting Hill Gate tube station and a host of shops and restaurants, this hotel combines refined tranquility with a highly convenient location. The Laslett opened in 2015, is […]

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Four-star Samuel is a welcome new addition to Dublin

With hotel rates on the rise and the holiday season about to hit summer peak, Dublin has never needed a new hotel that offered more. So say hello to the city’s newest four-star establishment, The Samuel. Located along the glittering Spencer Dock district, The Samuel is named after Beckett – and actually after his eponymous […]

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Hotel Review: Royal Hideaway Corales Beach

Tener-chic? This hotel offers sunshine and refinement. Tenerife is known for its abundant sunshine, cheap flights from the UK and cheap and cheerful holiday packages. He was not known for his chic. Until recently. Over the past decade, many luxury hotel openings, sophisticated restaurants have been awarded Michelin stars and wellness-focused retreat offerings. Royal Hideaway […]

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Hotel Reviews: Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel

For an overnight break or as a base for exploring the Cotswolds, West Country or Wales, the Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel is hard to beat. A four-star Georgian country house, it is an impressive and imposing building set in approximately 12 acres of its own grounds. Outside everything is very traditional, inside the traditional […]

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In Atman, Dharamshala has a new address for Family Nature Retreat

Nestled in the lower Himalayas, Dharamshala has traditionally attracted mountain and trekking enthusiasts from all over the country, especially from northern India. As the treks continue to attract young people and mountain climbers, the post-pandemic location is increasingly turning into a family destination where people come to spend time amidst nature for a quick reboot. […]

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UK hotel review: Inspector calls at Hambleton Hall in Rutland where prices are ‘absurd’

Impeccable service but brown flowers on the dinner table, breakfast fruit ‘covered in cling film’ and ‘absurd prices’…the inspector is not a fan of Hambleton Hall in Rutland Hambleton Hall was built in 1881 by Walter Marshall, a bon vivant with a passion for fox hunting Now? A “formal hotel with fussy food, pelmets and […]

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Paradise Hotel Review: The Joys of Solo Holidays at Vakkaru Maldives Resort

How could I be nervous about vacationing in paradise? I was off to Vakkaru in the Maldives where the coconut palms sway, the sand looks like ivory satin and the sea takes on so many brilliant hues of blues and greens that sapphire, aqua or emerald cannot describe it properly. But as a solo traveler, […]

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Lake District hotel review: Inside The Ro, which offers stunning views of Windermere

Great British boltholes: If you want a hotel room with stunning views across England’s longest lake, this is the place to stay… Alan Copps checks in to The Ro, perched on a terrace above Bowness-on-Windermere Its lake view room with balcony is ideal for a couple and has a “wonderfully comfortable” bed He says the […]

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Positano Hotel Review: Why You Should Stay at the Luxurious Eden Roc Suites Hotel

May 14, 2022 – 7:00 p.m. BST Ainhoa ​​Barcelona A review of the luxury four-star Eden Roc Suites in Positano, Amalfi Coast, Italy – from the stylish modern rooms to the superb breakfast buffet Positano. It’s a star-loved destination where the quaint (and hilly) streets have been walked by the likes of Meghan […]

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The Guardsman Hotel review: Privacy, luxury and a bedside bath you won’t want to leave | Short Breaks & City Breaks | Travel

Just a six-minute walk from Buckingham Palace, nestled in the heart of Buckingham Gate is The Guardsman – a classic and contemporary boutique hotel from Shiva Hotels. The hotel, the brainchild of the creators of Covent Garden’s Middle Eight, was soft-launched in October 2020 before opening its doors to guests in May 2021. A luxury, […]

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Hotel Reviews: The Arrow Private Hotel, Arrowtown

Travel May 11, 2022 00:003 minute read The Arrow Private Hotel, Arrowtown. Photo / Provided Arrow Hotel, ArrowtownPrivate boutique cubes in a quiet corner of Queenstown’s most endearing gold rush town Location: Away from the crowds and cobblestones of the gentrified border town, close enough to shops and cafes. Style: Private hotel. Wide open, with […]

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Hotel Review: Savoy Palace, Madeira

As a destination, Madeira has really come into its own in recent years. A more compact and private alternative to mainland Portugal, the island is a 3.5 hour flight from the UK and offers everything from subtropical climates in Greenland and rugged, beautiful landscapes. It also recently began its certification with EarthCheck, bolstering its sustainability […]

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The Whispering Pine Lodge: Scottish Highlands Hotel Review

“My heart is in the highlands” is how Robert Burns’ famous poem goes, and after four days at Whispering Pine Lodge on Loch Lochy, I agree. Mountains with cascading forest, snow-capped peaks and endless lochs filled with still dark waters; the scenery is tranquil and breathtaking. The journey from Inverness airport to the hotel follows […]

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UK hotel review: Inspector calls on Artist Residence, a ‘beautiful’ former squat in Bristol

The Inspector stays in a former Bristol squat transformed into an industrial-chic hotel… and declares it “triumph” Artist Residence in Portland Square is the fifth in a chain of bohemian boutique hotels Before being a squat, the building was once a boot factory, inspector reveals “Bringing this building back to life is truly heroic,” he […]

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Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada Hotel Reviews, Mexico

San Miguel de Allende remains largely unknown to British travellers. Which is surprising, really. This Mexican city, in the Guanajuato region, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and designated Pueblo Magico; in 2019, it was even named American Capital of Culture. The whole city is buzzing, from its diverse arts community to its thriving food […]

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Hotel Review: Hyatt Place Dubai Al Rigga (Suite/Apartment)

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Hotel review: Liss Ard comes alive with ‘Sky Garden’ and lakeside saunas

Liss Ard was “love at first sight,” new owner Michael Johnston told me when I visited in February. At the time, the place was teeming with snowdrops and builders busy as bees with renovations. It’s not hard to feel that love. Walking the 183-acre estate in West Cork took us from rolling landscapes to heavenly […]

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Hotel Reviews: Northcote, Langho, Lancashire, UK

Originally a private house built in 1880, Nothocte became a hotel a hundred years later and today has 26 luxurious rooms. The traditional and the modern are woven into the fabric of Northcote, with mansion bedrooms in the main house and lavish bedrooms in the garden lodge. The restaurant obtained a Michelin star in 1996 […]

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Hotel Review: Loews Regency New York is the 5-star experience you deserve

Travelers have different philosophies when it comes to hotels. For some, they’re just a place to lay your head while you spend the majority of your time exploring somewhere new. For others, it’s a home away from home where you need – and expect – all the comforts of your own personal accommodation. I fall […]

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UK hotel review: Why the Peak District’s Callow Hall lives up to its ‘golden reputation’

Of course, the sun is shining. The spring lambs are frolicking and we know others have loved Callow Hall. But a golden reputation doesn’t always help. Heightened expectations can be dangerous. But not here. Callow Hall, on the edge of the Peak District in Derbyshire, is an elegant but not stylized hotel where everyone can […]

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Hotel Gansevoort Hotel Review 2022

Feeling a little tired from our flight, we were eager to go up to the roof for refreshments and take in the stunning views of the IRL skyline. Then there’s the heated pool, you’ll be happy to know that this urban oasis is accessible only to guests, extra points for exclusive vibes! David Mitchell With […]

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Hare & Hounds, Newbury, Hotel Review: ‘Comfortable hostel near historic racehorse’ | Travel

What is the story? This friendly former coaching inn opened its doors at the beginning of the year after a complete renovation. The Georgian viewer falls under Grosvenor pubs, which include the Kings Arms in Egham, Surrey, and the Crown in Ampney Brook, Cotswolds. Like those, it follows a mantra of attracting locals first, making […]

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Desert Gardens Hotel Review, Ayers Rock Resort, Northern Territory: Breathtaking Views

The Desert Gardens has some rooms with views of Uluru. THE PLACE In addition to its unique indigenous culture, any visit to Uluru means views, views and more views. And the best vantage points for appreciating the Rock are in the cooler desert dawns and dusks at an appropriate distance, never over or atop it. […]

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Hotel Review: Hyatt Centric Melbourne

The hotel Centrally located on Downie Street, I checked into the months-old Hyatt Centric Melbourne for my much-anticipated recent trip to Melbourne after nearly two years of not traveling. I was looking forward to visiting Hyatt Centric Melbourne as this is the first Hyatt Centric property in Australia. The Hyatt Centric Melbourne’s location is minutes […]

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Hotel Review: Cool meets couture at Dublin’s Hard Rock Hotel

Hard Rock International is celebrating its 50th anniversary, which seems like a good time to visit one of its newest hotels – a Dublin edition at Temple Bar. ve always had preconceptions, and possibly misconceptions, about Temple Bar. The cynic in me had almost dismissed the area as a flashy tourist trap, negating local interests […]

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Ritz-Carlton Hotel

In a nutshell: The choice of elegant decor in the Canary Islands, with architecture like an exotic palace, excellent restaurants and enough breathing space for all. The neighborhood Tenerife is known for its year-round budget holidays, but its wild west coast has stretches of rugged volcanic rock that’s undisturbed by anything but cacti, succulents and […]

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Hotel Review: Moxy Miami South Beach

Few hoteliers would dare to launch a new venue in the midst of a global pandemic, let alone one that has decimated the travel industry to the tune of $4.5 billion. From vaccine passports and canceled flights to mask mandates and international restrictions, the matrix of obstacles would threaten to destroy even the most exceptional […]

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Hotel Review: Fairmont Windsor Park

The perfect detox/re-tox hotel From its grand facade to its imposing lobby, the new Fairmont Windsor hotel is big (definitely massive) on everything — space, luxury, and hospitality. The hotel opened in early 2022 and everything there is shiny and pristine. It looks old, but it feels brand new. The surfaces shine, the gardens are […]

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Montagu Country Hotel Review: The Art Deco Hotel You Shouldn’t Miss on a South African Road Trip – Karin Wright

A review of the Montagu Country Hotel in Montagu, South Africa, including style, food, things to do and the best sights to enjoy in Montagu, such as Route 62 The Montagu Country Hotel This laid-back hotel is centrally located in the charming little town of Montagu, about 2.5 hours inland from Cape Town, reached by […]

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Villa Soro, San Sebastian, hotel review: a “sleeping beauty” at the heart of Spanish gastronomy | Travel

On San Sebastián’s famous Playa de la Concha, you might think summer is in full swing. The paddleboarders were out, no wetsuits between them, the joggers also in Lycra barely there, and plenty of swimmers, chief among them a group of portly old ladies wearing petal bathing caps who took to the sea as if […]

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Moonfleet Manor, Dorset, hotel review: ‘Free childcare and sea views in a posh Georgian stack’ | Travel

What is the story? If you have young children, you’ve probably heard of Luxury Family Hotels in the same sentence as the miraculous words “free daycare.” The group, known for transforming grand old buildings into laid-back places to stay, has five child-friendly hotels in the south of England in family-friendly locations including the New Forest […]

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In pole position for a stylish stay in Sydney

Pier One: You couldn’t be better placed to enjoy Sydney. THE PLACE Pier One began in 1912 as a passenger ferry terminal and cargo wharf in the already maritime and history-rich Dawes Point, and was converted into a hotel in 1998. It has undergone several upgrades, the most recent of which being a 2019, and […]

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Hotel Review: Reykjavik Edition, Iceland

Edition hotels, part of the Marriott group, are based on two paradoxical ideas. While they have a collective identity as a chain, they all have their own idiosyncratic character — and each seeks to be a full-scale boutique hotel. The Reykjavik edition is one of the newest, having launched in late 2021, just as Iceland […]

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Luxury Hotel Review: URSO Hotel & Spa, Madrid, Spain

The URSO Hotel & Spa is located at the intersection of the upscale neighborhoods of Chamberí, Tribunal and Chueca, quite far from the tourist circuit of Madrid. The early 20th-century building, designed by Spanish architect José María Mendoza Ussía, is all clean lines and symmetry on the outside – calm, modern and dripping with grandeur. […]

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Royal Champagne Hotel & Spa: Guide to reviews of luxury hotels in Champagne in France

You already know that Paris is always a good idea, but what about other (just as chic!) destinations elsewhere in France? Burgundy and Bordeaux are great options for wine lovers, but there is no competition with the dream destination of Champagne, which is located just an hour from the French capital by train, or if […]

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Babylonstoren Hotel Review: A taste of paradise in the heart of South Africa’s vineyards

VS reated in a restored Cape Dutch farmhouse dating from the late 17and century, Babylonstoren is the brainchild of South African telecom mogul Koos Bekker and former ELLE Deco editor Karen Roos, who opened it in 2010. The 200-hectare property is a working farm with a hotel, spa, two restaurants and a winery, and is […]

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Maldives hotel review: Inside Siyam World, the largest and newest resort in the archipelago

Only adults? You must be kidding: The Maldives’ largest and newest resort has plenty of family-friendly activities Tamara Hinson stays in a villa with a private garden at Siyam World, a resort occupying a 54-acre island While there, she books diving trips, Maldivian leaf-bending lessons and a mixology masterclass Tamara also tries her luck at […]

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Inside the new luxury hotel in Covent Garden

Since opening in October 2021, the Middle Eight on Great Queen Street has been a welcome addition to Covent Garden’s luxury hotel fare, writes Tanya Ghahremani There is no shortage of luxury hotels in Covent Garden. In fact, you’d probably find it hard to do not find one nearby. With such a surplus of options, […]

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The Swan, Lake District, Cumbria, Hotel Review: ‘A 17th century inn with cannabis oil facials’ | Travel

What is the story? Although the views from the Swan overlook the River Leven rather than a lake, you won’t feel cheated. Overlooking an arched stone bridge over a serene stretch of the river and chunks of Lakeland falls beyond, its setting is arguably more intimate. The town of Windermere is a 20 minute drive […]

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Cornwall hotel review: The delights of the newly restored Fowey Harbor Hotel

I rarely need an excuse to visit Fowey. This pretty harbor town on the south Cornish coast has a Riviera feel, exquisite views, bustling streets filled with independent galleries, decent shops and restaurants, and small coves and beaches nearby. It can be pricey – it’s one of the UK’s top five most expensive seaside towns […]

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Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt at SFO

Airport hotels, long decried for their gloom and lack of imagination, are finally having their moment of glory. I’ve always been a fan of airport hotels, and I’ve written a lot about them: how to accommodate travelers in transit is one of the purest forms of hospitality; how it’s more exciting than it looks to […]

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Fernhill House Hotel Review: This West Cork wonder could teach big hotels a thing or two

Fernhill House Hotel is no fake. It’s a thought that hits me as I move from vase to vase, from kitchen table to hall display, smelling of ferns and flowers, many of which are picked from her gardens. They are all real. Not a plastic factory in sight. At the time I ate, drank and […]

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Chateau Denmark, London, hotel review: ‘Incredible rooms – but you’ll need more than a musician’s salary to stay’ | Travel

What is the story? Denmark Street in Soho, London has long been a hit with music lovers. The Rolling Stones recorded at No. 4, the Sex Pistols lived at No. 6 and David Bowie is believed to have created Ziggy Stardust at No. 9. Now 16 buildings along it are remastered into a keyhole 55 […]

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Hotel Reviews – Conrad New York Downtown | Nancy Sevilla

Conrad New York DowntownNancy Sevilla Hi friends! Recently I had the opportunity to travel to New York for a few days, and as always, it was awesome! I haven’t traveled to New York in about three years, so it was nice to be back in this bustling city. During my stay I stayed in one […]

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Hotel Review – Sofitel Los Angeles in Beverly Hills | Nancy Sevilla

Sofitel Los Angeles in Beverly HillsNancy Sevilla Before leaving for Europe, I did a quick trip to Los Angeles before leaving. The first hotel I stayed at during my visit to Los Angeles was the Sofitel Los Angeles. MY EXPERIENCE While living in Los Angeles, I visited the Sofitel Los Angeles quite often. The staff […]

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Hotel Review: Cheval Gloucester Park, Kensington, London SW7

Part of the Cheval Collection, which has nine luxury apartment residences in London and three in Edinburgh, Cheval Gloucester Park reopened in February 2020 after a two-year, multi-million pound refurbishment. The latest property in the collection, Lexham Gardens by Cheval Maison, opened last July. Available to book for any length of stay, Cheval Gloucester Park […]

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You won’t find a better location in this Italian city

The hotel’s butterfly terrace. THE PLACE If your idea of ​​the perfect stay in Florence includes waking up in one of the city’s oldest palaces, then Hotel Il Tornabuoni, part of Hyatt Hotels’ Unbound Collection, is for you. THE LOCATION It’s hard to imagine a better location. Il Tornabuoni – which opened late last year […]

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classic luxury in the heart of the city

(The Balmoral) Jumping on a carbon-pumping flight for a cheeky weekend seems outdated. Better to stick with more sustainable options accessible by train. Enter Edinburgh. Just over four hours from Kings Cross, this is one of the most impressive towns in the UK and The Balmoral is at the center of the action. Where is […]

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The Balmoral, Edinburgh — Hotel Review: Classic Luxury in the Heart of the City

J umping on a carbon-pumping flight for a cheeky weekend seems outdated. Better to stick with more sustainable options accessible by train. Enter Edinburgh. Just over four hours from Kings Cross, this is one of the most impressive towns in the UK and The Balmoral is at the center of the action. Where is it? […]

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UK hotel review: The Inspector stays at London’s Room2, the ‘world’s first carbon neutral hotel’

After check-in, inspector welcomes ‘world’s first carbon neutral hotel’ in west London as brave new step Room2 occupies a new construction “inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement originating in the Chiswick area” Hotel features include retro-style rooms, a bar, restaurant, and cash bar cafe Remember that the inspector pays his way… and tells it […]

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The Grosvenor, Stockbridge, Hotel Review: ‘Chic rooms, great food and a dash of horse racing’ | Travel

What is the story? The Grosvenor was so seedy that locals did their best to ignore it. Then, in 2019, Simon and Teresa Henderson rallied their neighborhood friends and took over the lease, enlisting the skills of interior designer Lottie Keith to align the place with the city’s gentrification – even if it doesn’t. has […]

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25hours Hotel One Central — Hotel Reviews

Why book? To experience Dubai’s most anti-Dubai hotel: cutting-edge (not shiny), cutting-edge design (not traditionally Arabesque), and breaking boundaries through partnerships with the coolest establishments in town and a dose playful Euro cool. Set the scene Every once in a while a hotel comes along and almost changes the DNA of a city, redefining what […]

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Bairro Alto Hotel Review – The Luxury Editor

Member of the Leading Hotels of the World portfolio, Lisbonit’s Hotel Barrio Alto has five stars (and rightly so, we’d give it six if we could). The property dates back to the 18th century and underwent a major expansion and upgrade in 2019. It now houses 87 rooms, each inspired by Portuguese craftsmanship, from handcrafted […]

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Hotel Review: Richmond Harbor Hotel & Spa

1. Richmond Harbor Hotel and Spa Reading For city-working parents like me, escaping to the countryside for a spa break might seem like a distant dream. But after discovering such a haven of peace just a stone’s throw from south-west London, me and an equally weary friend waste no time arranging an overnight stay. Located […]

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Ibiza Gran Hotel review: A serene and artsy stay in Ibiza, Spain

Why book? An alluring and peaceful spot, Ibiza Gran is a laid-back slice of island life that’s deceptively close to the bustling city center. Hotel address: Passeig Joan Carles I, 17, 07800 Eivissa, Illes Balears, SpainWebsite: ibizagranhotel.comPrice from: rooms from £235 Set the scene Something akin to Gatsby’s green light, towering above Dalt Vila (Ibiza’s […]

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Hotel Review: Mango House Seychelles

The Seychelles look like a paradise on Earth, with its white sand beaches, turquoise lagoons and prehistoric granite rocks protruding from lush valleys. And while one could spend an entire trip enjoying all that nature has to offer, there is also an art scene to discover, if you know where to find it. The islands […]

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The WB Abu Dhabi — a theme develops

A stay sprinkled with more than a bit of cinematic magic… The first Warner Bros. hotel. in the world is now open on Yas Island, located a stone’s throw from the spandex-covered Wonderland of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. But it’s more than a launching pad for Yas theme park adventures, the hotel offers an […]

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Hotel Review: Cora Cora Maldives Resort

In a secluded stretch of ocean north of the equator, Cora Cora, or Raa Maamigili, is a small but bustling ecosystem of restaurants, greenery and local wildlife. The Cora Cora Maldives resort prides itself on offering just 100 rooms, a mix of iconic Maldivian overwater villas or airy beach properties nestled on the waterfront surrounded […]

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UK Hotel Review: The Inspector Stays in a Runway View Room at Heathrow’s Hilton Garden Inn

The Inspector calls into the Hilton Garden Inn at Heathrow and loves the sleek cocktail bar and soundproofed room with views of the runway (but bemoans the shower’s “1980s drizzle”) Hilton Garden Inn in Terminals 2 and 3 offers rooms with a choice of perspectives, inspector reveals He says the hotel’s Runway bar is ‘seductively […]

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Rove Expo Hotel — Hotel Reviews

Why book? The only hotel on site for Expo 2020 Dubai, you won’t get closer to the action than this. Set the scene At the epicenter of the 438-hectare site, it’s a party every day at the Rove Expo Hotel. In keeping with the Rove brand, the hotel attracts a fun, social crowd eager to […]

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Ballathie House Hotel reviews – Scotsman Food and Drink

Whether you call her mom, mother, mug, or mater, you have to admit that materfamilias really are some pretty special women. Motherhood is incredibly hard work, the reality is that offspring come with no instructions and unlike faulty white goods, you can’t send them back when the going gets tough, well not easily. Most years, […]

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UK Hotel Review: Inside The Ship in Dunwich, Suffolk

Magical Moments and a Touch of Mystery: Inside the Cozy Coastal Pub with Bedrooms Near ‘British Atlantis’ The Ship in Dunwich, Suffolk, is a pub with a long history – it dates back to the Middle Ages Lizzie Enfield checks in and finds the ‘comfortable’ rooms come with a free carafe of port She makes […]

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Hotel Review: Shangri-La The Shard, London

In life and in business, first impressions really matter. From the moment you meet someone or visit a place for the first time, that first memory can last a lifetime, good or bad. Do a quick Google search for “first impression quotes” and you’ll find plenty of examples of just how important this really is. […]

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Zadún, San José del Cabo Hotel Review – The best room in Zadún

Our ‘The Best Room At’ section offers insight into some of the world’s most charming, luxurious and iconic properties. The secret has long been leaked about Cabo, the seaside region at the tip of Mexico’s Baja Peninsula forever loved by well-heeled Angelenos and Hollywood stars like Jennifer Aniston and Gwyneth Paltrow. But despite its feverish […]

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Vacation in Australia: Hotel Reviews – Crown Towers Sydney, Australia

Travel March 23, 2022 03:004 minute read Crown Towers Sydney, Australia. Photo/Getty Images Rob McFarland stays at Crown Towers Sydney, a gleaming luxury hotel in bustling Barangaroo Location: At the northern end of Barangaroo, a former downtown container wharf that is now a bustling area of ​​offices, apartments, restaurants and bars. Well served by public […]

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UK Hotel Review: Inside Burleigh Court, a romantic Georgian mansion in the Cotswolds

Great British boltholes: Inside Burleigh Court, a VERY romantic Grade II listed Georgian mansion in the wilder end of the Cotswolds Jennifer Cox discovers that Burleigh Court is nestled in three acres of beautifully landscaped gardens The decor is a “riot of flamboyant botanical wallpapers, rich fabrics and gilded lamps,” she writes. During the summer […]

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Legacy Preston International Hotel, review: Big tick for cleanliness but earplugs needed

The Legacy Preston International Hotel is one of Preston’s top five hotels in the city, located just minutes from the high street. Highly rated by previous guests, this hotel has established its good reputation in Preston, praised by some for its comfort, quality service and easy stay. The hotel has a large space and a […]

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Hotel Review: Staying at the new Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park

Travel March 16, 2022 2:17 a.m.5 minutes to read The new Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park. Photo / Provided Vera Alves enjoys a quiet, child-free night at the new Holiday Inn Queenstown Remarkables Park in Queenstown. Getting There : Queenstown’s newest Holiday Inn is located in Remarkables Park, a short drive or even walk from […]

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La Chèvre D’or Hotel Review: Tatler Travel Guide 2022

Hugging the cliff above the bay of Èze Bord de Mer, this place is synonymous with extravagance and one of the best views of any restaurant. It therefore takes a special soul like Thierry Naidu, of Mauritian origin – who for 22 years was the general manager of this magical property – to continue to […]

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MarBella Elix Hotel Reviews, Greece

Why book the MarBella Elix hotel in Greece? For its otherworldly views of Paxos, Antipaxos, Corfu, and the shimmering Ionian Sea from its hilltop location, as well as the sleek, earth-chic rooms and the beach cove just below. Hotel address: MarBella Elix, Καραβοστάσι 461 00, GreeceWebsite: marbella.grPrice from: around £243 per night Beach below Marbella […]

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St. James Hotel and Club, London

It’s not often you stay in a slice of history, but the St James Hotel and Club is a London institution that has welcomed Winston Churchill, Ian Fleming and Cher and even Alice Cooper through its refined doors since they opened in 1857, after which he. If only the walls could talk. Today it’s a […]

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Wales hotel review: Inside The Bull pub with rooms in Anglesey

Great British boltholes: Inside The Bull in Anglesey, which has historic charm, stylish rooms, gourmet food and a convenient location Mail on Sunday’s Lizzie Enfield visits this Welsh gem and loves the ‘beautifully preserved bar’ The 12 bedrooms offer plenty of cozy nooks, oak beams, Welsh textiles, toiletries and tea and coffee Coach Restaurant serves […]

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Hotel Review: You can bank on luxury at The Merchant of Belfast

Banks can be stressful places. Explaining your overdraft and that little black dress you just had to buy doesn’t always sit well with the manager. o it was with the biggest ironic smile that I arrived at the former headquarters of the Ulster Bank for a night in what is now a five star hotel. […]

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Hotel Reviews: 5 Star Resort Amara Hotel Cyprus

With stunning sea views from every room, designer interiors and restaurants helmed by Michelin chefs, the luxurious Amara Hotel Cyprus is a contemporary classic… Photo: Amara Hotel Wherever you are at Hotel Amara – be it your room, the dining room, the lobby, the bar or the spa, you enjoy 180 degree views of the […]

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Hotel Esplanade Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

In the 1920s, when the Orient Express stopped in Zagreb en route from Istanbul to Paris, its guests disembarked to spend the night in the splendid Art Deco Esplanade Zagreb hotel. Hotel Esplanade Hotel Esplanade Zagreb – lobby scene Hotel Esplanade Zagreb – Lobby Built to accommodate members of high society, it quickly became the […]

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One Hundred Shoreditch Hotel, London Reviews

Why book? Right in the heart of London’s busiest area, yet with quiet, softly lit rooms away from the hustle and bustle. Come experience London’s most renowned mixologist’s underground cocktail bar, progressive sustainability efforts, ethical seafood restaurant and what might just be London’s coolest new rooftop bar. Hotel address: One Hundred Shoreditch Hotel, 100 Shoreditch […]

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Hotel Review: Domes Miramare, Corfu Island, Greece

Although the island is dotted with posh resorts, there is still untamed nature in Corfu. To visit towards the end of the tourist season, the coastline is frequently kissed by lightning. Even in the height of summer, when quiet skies and sunshine are a near guarantee, there’s a sense of wilderness – centuries-old olive trees […]

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Hotel Review: The Liverpool Resident

The Resident Liverpool is a well-priced city center hotel located in the lively Ropewalks area of ​​the pool. Forget fancy gadgets, extravagant conveniences and endless services; this hotel is all about location and service. Staff are equipped with Scouse spirit bags and everything you need is right on the hotel doorstep. If you’re looking for […]

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Hotel Review: The Standard London

The Standard Hotel London is located opposite the imposing St Pancras Station and minutes from King’s Cross. Recent heavy investment has transformed the area behind these nightclub stations into a hub for shopping, eating and drinking. There are probably more wine bars than pubs these days, plus a Nike and Carhartt WIP store, plus hip […]

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St. Regis Downtown, Dubai Hotel Review: Manhattan Chic Meets Dubai Luxury

Food and drink The lively Basta! showcases Italian specialties — from veal meatballs Milanese and Romaine to Tuscan bread salad — in a casual brick-and-wood setting with marble accents, or you can step out onto the terrace. The gastronomic highlight has to be the wood-fired pizzas, however, with bold toppings such as black truffle and […]

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Hotel Reviews: Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa, Wiltshire, England

Situated in the Cotswolds Area of ​​Outstanding Natural Beauty in Wiltshire, Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa is just 10 kilometers from the ancient city of Bath, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and close to Castle Combe, often cited as the “prettiest village in England”. Castle Combe is also home to a nearby racing circuit which […]

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Hotel Reviews: Chateau Voltaire, Paris, France

If walls could talk, they still wouldn’t at Château Voltaire. The hotel is far too polished and exclusive for small talk. Founded by Thierry Gillier, co-owner of French fashion brand Zadig & Voltaire, this quiet and sophisticated 31-room five-star address in the 1st arrondissement has an air of calm refinement that encapsulates what we know […]

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Holidays in Australia: Hotel Reviews – Brisbane’s Hotel X, Queensland

Iris Rooftop Bar and Pool, Hotel X, Brisbane. Photo / Justin Nicholas Maggie Wicks is staying at Hotel X, a cool new hotel in the heart of Brisbane. Location: In Fortitude Valley, an area that once had a reputation for being seedy, the “Valley” is now a party district that comes alive after dark on […]

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Hotel Review: A family stay at Cordis, Auckland

Children are not an afterthought at Cordis. Photo / Provided Thinking of a city break for the Easter holidays next month? The Cordis, Auckland might be just the place, writes David Barrington Location: In downtown Auckland, the Cordis is on Symonds St near the junction with Karangahape Rd, just across Grafton Bridge. Style: A large, […]

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Hotel Review: La Valise, Tulum, Mexico

From the moment you pull away from the busy beach road of Tulum into the verdant paradise that is La Valise, calm reigns. It’s a quiet retreat away from the world, it’s beautiful – hit it – it’s stunning, with traditional palapa-style roofs rising out of an oasis of greenery, and locally handcrafted furniture and […]

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Hotel Review: Carton House is now a five star resort, so what’s it like to stay?

Less than 30km from Dublin is a 1,100 acre park that once belonged to the Duke of Leinster. Queen Victoria is said to have stayed twice. It has not one, but two golf courses. The formal dining rooms are some of the finest in the country, and guests range from Princess Grace of Monaco to […]

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Hotel Review: The Westin London City, London, United Kingdom

Over the past couple of years, worker mental health has been a major talking point for companies. With employees being asked to work from home for months and only interacting with colleagues virtually, there has been a focus on how companies can ensure the well-being of their staff. Wellness is “more than a buzzword,” Naz […]

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A wellness sanctuary at Banyan Tree Krabi

Drinking espresso before departure and trying to wipe away all traces of the fried chicken we devoured the night before, we didn’t really feel like prime candidates for a wellness retreat last weekend. Checking into the Banyan Tree Krabi wellness sanctuary, read on to find out why it wasn’t a problem and why we found […]

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Hotel Review: The Reykjavík Edition, Iceland

The latest addition to the luxury hotel scene in the Icelandic capital, The Reykjavik Edition arrived with fanfare and acclaim since opening in late 2021. The designer hotel boasts some serious design pedigree thanks to legendary American designer Ian Schrager, who is best known for creating Studio 54 in the 1970s. courtesy of Nikolas Koenig […]

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Air Conscious Living Hotel Reviews

After what seemed like an endless commute and maddening afternoon traffic, reaching the hidden boutique – AIR Conscious Living – was a well deserved respite. Set in the middle of the Gurugram enigma, but completely alienated from the grind, AIR Conscious Living is the neighborhood’s newest boutique hotel. With a contemporary and chic design (interior […]

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Hotel Reviews: Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort, Sri Lanka

The coastal road that winds around the coconut groves and beaches of southern Sri Lanka is an excellent introduction to the gentle lifestyle of the island. An eclectic mix of tuk-tuks, bicycles, thundering buses and smiling pedestrians happily share the cramped tarmac with a refreshing lack of aggression. The intertwining streams of traffic and livestock […]

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Hotel Review: Amanwella, Sri Lanka

Before the sun sets over southern Sri Lanka, its golden light falls on a picture-perfect sandy beach, fringed by a grove of coconut trees and an artful collection of just 30 luxury villas. As it sinks towards a ridge of trees, the last place you’ll spot it is the airy Amanwella cocktail bar, high on […]

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‘The Paradox Hotel’ review – Rob Hart delivers thrilling, genre-defying page-turner

If you’ve ever wanted a book that combines elements of time travel, murder and ghost stories into one, then Rob Hart’s The Paradox Hotel is the book for you. Defying the genre to the fault, The Paradox Hotel crams so many stories into its nearly 300 pages that it’s kind of a miracle that everything […]