Accommodation review: Soar Mill Cove Hotel, Devon

Accommodation review: Soar Mill Cove Hotel, Devon

Soar into the Devonshire coast at Soar Mill Cove Soar Mill Cove is a spa hotel near Salcombe, off-grid down a long single track road flanked by tall hedges on either side, and by ‘off grid’ we mean that you won’t pick up a mobile signal with any carrier, and thisRead More…

Hotel review: Chapel House, Penzance

Hotel review: Chapel House, Penzance

Pray tell, where’s the best place to stay in Penzance? Chapel House is a beautiful Georgian townhouse in the centre of the historic Cornish town of Penzance. Built in 1790, the building has been lovingly restored for use as a boutique hotel with rooms given a modern, functional makeover. There areRead More…

Hotel review: Jesmond Dene House Hotel

Hotel review: Jesmond Dene House Hotel

A country house break in the city Jesmond Dene House is one of only two Newcastle-upon-Tyne hotels listed in the 2017 Michelin guide, and they get a separate entry for their food too (they also have 3 AA rosettes). The mansion house sits beside a wooded area above the Ouseburn riverRead More…

Zetter hotel group to open first hotel outside London

Zetter hotel group to open first hotel outside London

New hotel plans for Manchester The London based Zetter Group are planning to add to their group of hotels known for their quirky style. The new addition will be their first outside of the capital, in the historic London Road fire station in Manchester. Project leaders, Allied London plan includes theRead More…

Taking a Staycation? Money off apartments in Bath

Taking a Staycation? Money off apartments in Bath

Staycation money off accommodation in Bath We received this email and thought it would be handy to share. To celebrate the 10th birthday of SACO Bath apartments, they are offering 25% off* a weekend stay this August at SACO Bath, plus the chance to receive a free Thermae Bath SpaRead More…

Accommodation: Youth-hosteling in Berwick-upon-Tweed and YHA January sale

Accommodation: Youth-hosteling in Berwick-upon-Tweed and YHA January sale

The Youth Hostel Association of England and Wales invited us to stay at one of their properties and we realised that despite booking with a number of hostels over the years we’d never actually stayed with a YHA member and so, on the return leg of a recent trip to England we spentRead More…

Accommodation: Sofitel London St James, 6 Waterloo Place, London, S1

Accommodation: Sofitel London St James, 6 Waterloo Place, London, S1

The Hotel Sofitel London St James was originally built in 1923 to house the headquarters of the army banking agency, Cox and Company, later Cox’s and King’s, which was subsequently taken over by Lloyd’s Bank. It remained in the hands of bankers until Sofitel converted the grade II listed buildingRead More…

Accommodation: Apple Apartments, Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, London

Accommodation: Apple Apartments, Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, London

Situated between Paddington and Lancaster Gate underground stations, with Hyde Park on its doorstep, Apple Apartments Hyde Park are ideally suited for both business and pleasure visits to London. Public transport is on your doorstep too with buses to Maida Vale passing by the tree-lined road. The Victorian apartments have theRead More…

Small Luxury Hotels add to Portfolio

Small Luxury Hotels add to Portfolio

New Hotels added to Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) collection We have visted La Sultana, Marrakech, which is one of the SLH brand hotels and love the look of these hotels.  Each hotel has character and not a boring, corporate shell.   The Laslett, London UK Named afterRead More…