Tag Archives: hotels

August 16

3. Enjoy a Champagne Flight Afternoon Tea at The Arch London #Luxury #Travel #Afternoontea #boutiquehotels

A luxurious ‘Champagne Flight Afternoon Tea’ has just been launched at The Arch London, a boutique hotel set within seven Georgian townhouses in Marylebone. Guests can sample a selection of seasonal cakes and freshly made sandwiches all whilst sipping a trio of Taittinger Champagne carefully selected to accompany each round of savouries and cakes. Available […]

August 16

2. Stay at The Owl and The Pussycat, Galle, Sri Lanka #Galle #Travel #Luxury

A sprightly, social, yet tranquil luxury Boutique hotel that sits on the water’s edge in South Sri Lanka Just a short tuk- tuk ride from the heritage, colonial-style city of Galle An unpretentious, contemporary design with the hotel’s furniture, colourful textiles and artwork having been hand-made by 20 artists from all over the world, including […]

August 15

Stay in Style: Luxury in London; Mini breaks at The Savoy & The Dorchester — Champagne with Charlotte #London #Luxury #Hotel #Travel

As I sit here sweltering in the record breaking heat wave, with my Dyson fan cranked up as high as it goes (“you’re glad I persuaded you we should buy another one, aren’t you?”, says my husband, gleefully… I suppose he has to be right sometimes), my thoughts drift back to my fully air-conditioned oasis […] […]

August 13

3. Stay at a new suite The Corinthia Hotel London #Luxury #Hotels #London #Travel

I just love traveling to Europe! I’ve been to France and Italy and going to England is on my bucket list. I’m excited to tell you that there have been some exciting changes to one of London’s top hotels… The Corinthia Hotel London has announced that they are now launching eleven new ‘Garden’ and ‘London’ […]

August 13

2. Stay at The Goring Hotel, Belgravia, London – A Review #Travel #London #Luxury

Sorry, I’ve been a little bit quiet on here, sometimes life takes over and last weekend was a very special one! I stayed at The Goring Hotel with my family, the night before my dad’s Investiture. He’s just been awarded an OBE for services to education, and I’m a very proud daughter! Anyway, to mark […]

March 28

Make Hot Cross Buns as you will find them at Macdonald Compleat Angler in Marlow

Macdonald Compleat Angler shares recipe for delicious hot cross buns Nothing signals Easter quite like the smell of freshly baked hot cross buns, and ahead of the holiday weekend, Macdonald Compleat Angler Hotel in the Buckinghamshire town of Marlow, is sharing its recipe for the classic golden treat. Crafted by new head chef Kevin John […]

January 10

Choose a Honeymoon destination out of these 20

Top 20 Honeymoon Destinations of 2018 Trying to decide where to go for your romantic honeymoon destination or post-wedding rendezvous? We’ve got you covered with the most incredible honeymoon destinations of 2018, that aren’t just your typcial Bora Bora or Maldives beach honeymoons. Unlike other honeymoon blogs, we’ve actually been to all 20 romantic honeymoon […] […]

January 08

Stay at The Mowbray Court Hotel, Earls Court and visit city’s re-creation of the ‘Ark of the Masonic Covenant.’

If you are in London and staying in Mowbray Court Hotel, do not fail to visit the exhibition of the city’s re-creation of the ‘Ark of the Masonic Covenant.’ Sir John Soane is a Neo-Classical architect recognized for the construction of a substantial number of the great monuments in the city of London. His works […] […]

December 29

Have coffee at DoubleTree by Hilton in Kingston upon Thames

September 12

Enjoy a luxury champagne afternoon tea at Surrey’s Great Fosters Hotel

Today 5 things enjoyed a champagne afternoon tea at Great Fosters Hotel in Surrey. Great Fosters Hotel is a grade one listed building set amongst 50 acres of gardens and parkland. Here are five things about the experience One Warm fabric covered walls with wood beamed ceiling and magnificent stone fireplace with carved oak feature above […]

April 14

5 things to do at The Petersham Hotel, Richmond upon Thames 

5 things was recently privileged to stay at  the four star Petersham Hotel in Richmond upon Thames and sample their fine dining menu in their restaurant. One Arrive and park up at the majestic and Victorian Petersham Hotel. The drive up to the Petersham is grand and you feel that you arriving somewhere special.   […]

April 14

Have the best of welcomes at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Edinburgh

   This former railway hotel is perfectly situated for the castle and the main shops of Edinburgh. The hop on hop off bus stop is directly opposite if you wish to tour Edinburgh this way.  The hotel itself is beautiful with wide corridors, luxury rooms and a spa with a huge selection of perfumes and make […]

April 14

Play golf and choose your lobster to eat at the Fairmont Hotel St Andrews 

   The bar and grill at the Fairmont St Andrews is situated a short walk away from the main hotel complex. The views are stunning and you have a choice of two golf courses to play on. We did not eat here but the menu looked impressive . We were impressed with the lobster tank […]

April 12

Eat in the restaurant at The Lodge on Loch Lomond with beautiful views of the Loch 

April 12

Watch the new lighting chandelier shimmer by award winning artist George Singer at the Fairmont Hotel St Andrews

April 12

Test out the in room Nordic sauna at The Lodge on Loch Lomond 

April 12

Explore your room at The Petersham Hotel, Richmond upon Thames and have tea on the balcony

April 11

Have a pint of St Andrews ale at Kittock’s Den at the Fairmont Hotel St Andrews – then eat Italian

Enjoy a perfectly pulled pint in this first floor bar of the Fairmont hotel in St Andrews. The bar is modern, luxury and sophisticated.       This is a perfect place to have a pre drink before having an Italian meal at La Cucina restaurant only a few steps away.       

April 11

Order your eggs how you like them at the Fairmont Hotel St Andrews – visit the egg station! 

April 05

5 things to do in a suite at the 5 star Randolph Hotel, Oxford 

5 things has just returned from at The Randolph Hotel in Oxford. Here are 5 things to do in one of their classic suites over looking the famous Ashmolean Museum. One Walk around the room and get a sense of space. Most London flats are smaller than this. Explore and admire the huge chandeliers and […]

April 05

5 things to do at The Randolph Hotel, Oxford 

5 things to do at the famous Randolph hotel in Oxford. One Choose from the three course set menu or the A la Carte in the Randolph’s Acanthus restaurant. We had excellent food of cod cheeks, pork cheeks and trout. The dining room was impressive and vast giving a nod to the Oxford colleges. Before […]

April 05

5 things to to at Nunsmere Hall Hotel, Cheshire 

5 things stays at Nunsmere Hall Hotel in Cheshire – This beautiful and historic hotel is so much more than an impressive wedding venue. One Park up, check in and be shown to your bedroom. Our room ( Begonia) was spacious with a huge bathroom. The bedroom key alone is impressive!       Two Walk […]

October 30

5 Things To Do Today at The Royal Horseguards Hotel, 2 Whitehall Court, London 

5 star luxury on the banks of the River Thames.  This week we had the privilege of staying at The Royal Horseguards Hotel in Whitehall.  Explore your bedroom and find some surprises. We were staying in an executive double room on the fifth floor of the hotel. The room overlooked the The River Thames with […]

September 23

Stay at the 5-Star Gotham Hotel in Central Manchester

Hotel Gotham is a new five star hotel in Manchester (this is the second). It is the ultimate in luxury and is situated on King Street – Manchester’s Bond Street! We had the pleasure of staying at this former Bank building last weekend. A major highlight was the arrival of a Martini Trolley to our […]

July 26

5 things to do at the Sunrise Hotel Hoi An Vietnam

1. Wake up and have breakfast. The hotel offers a large selection of breakfast items from pastries and cheeses to local fruits.         2. Choose a book to read and relax in the comfortable reception area.    3. You can shop in the selection of shops within the hotel complex. Shoes, stones and a […]

July 25

5 things to do around the pool area at the Sunrise Hoi An Beach resort, Vietnam

1. Relax by the infinity pool overlooking the East Vietnam sea. This pool is one of two, the other being larger and closer to the main reception.        2. Wave a flag to order a drink or something to eat. The hotel has adopted a flag system meaning you never have to leave your […]

July 13

Dine at Sense Cantonese restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Tokyo

Today we had lunch Sense restaurant at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Tokyo. Again the service was impeccable with each course of our set menu explained in fine detail.  Situated on our 37th floor, Sense offers a sensational setting in which to enjoy authentic and contemporary Cantonese cuisine featuring the finest flavours and from which […]

July 13

Swim on the 29th floor of the Shangri-La hotel Tokyo 

if you want a swim with a magnificent views then the pool at the Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo is hard to beat. At night then the view is magical overlooking the lights of the city. The water is warm and at the times we swam quiet. There is also a jacuzzi area in the male and […]

June 26

Park Hyatt Sydney: Celebrates 25 Years Of Luxury With Once In A Lifetime Suite Experience

Five-star hotel launches exclusive anniversary package   Luxury enthusiasts and travellers can now enjoy a one-of-its-kind, specially curated suite experience at Park Hyatt Sydney, as the harbourside hotel offers its silver anniversary suite package to commemorate 25 years of luxury on Sydney Harbour. Designed to provide the most discerning of guests with one of Sydney’s […]

May 26

5 things to do at the Cala D’or Hotel on the Island of Mallorca 

This week we are staying at the Cala D’or hotel on the island of Mallorca. Here are five things that we have found so far.  Have breakfast in the modern dining room overlooking the beach and ocean. The Cala D’or hotel offers a full range of cooked and continental breakfast items.     Relax by the […]

January 21

PUB to become Scandic Haymarket! – Scandic consolidates its position as Stockholm’s biggest hotel operator

Scandic and AxFast are creating one of Stockholm’s most exciting grand hotels in the historic PUB building and fortifying Stockholm’s position on the international hotel map. The new hotel will be a vibrant meeting place for both Stockholmers and visitors alike.   Scandic Haymarket The PUB building is one of Stockholm’s oldest department stores and […]

January 19

LOVE IS IN THE AIR AT SHANGRI-LA

Take Valentine’s Day to a new height at Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London A chilled bottle of Deutz Rose NV Champagne is ready and waiting as guests enter their stylishly appointed room while they hear the gentle sounds of their favourite song as a couple.  Monogrammed pillowcases further add a personalised touch and offer […]

December 03

Rising Trend in ‘Honesty Bars’ Within Boutique Hotels – be honest at the bar at the Club Hotel and Spa in Jersey

Are you tired of waiting around for ages for bar staff to serve you? Like your favourite drink made in a particular way Honesty bars might just be the thing for you. The idea is simple: help yourself to whatever you want from the bar and make a note of it when you’ve finished. Although […]

November 18

EXPERIENCE A SUITE TREAT AT HOTEL DU VIN

A ‘Home Away from Home’ Festive Experience at Hotel Du Vin   This holiday season, Hotel du Vin has created a luxurious ‘home away from home’ experience for three nights over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day in their sumptuous suites, complete with a real Christmas tree.  Guests are invited to get into the […]

November 04

Hilton to adopt smartphone enabled room keys

October 19

Stay at The Hotel Du Vin in York

Hotel Du Vin is a luxury hotel about ten minutes walk from the centre of York and around five minutes walk from the city walls. The hotel is ‘wine themed’ with a fine restaurant and regular wine tastings. We stayed here this weekend to feature places in York with Visit York. At night the hotel […]

October 14

Stay at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Bristol