UK Hotels

Breakfast at Loews Regency, New York - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

True to its reputation, myself and my husband Steve were pretty much the only diners not having a breakfast meeting and it was interesting to be sat surrounded by men and women in suits discussing everything from finance to politics, some greeting one another as they departed. The restaurant definitely had an air of importance.

Hotel's 'No Bad Review Policy' Costs Couple £100

Huffington Post UK/PA | Louise Ridley | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK

A couple have claimed they were charged an extra £100 by a hotel after leaving an online review describing it as a "filthy, dirty, rotten, stinking h...

How to Choose the Right Hotel Wedding Venue

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

When it comes to planning the big day, there's nothing so hard as choosing the wedding venue. get it right and the day runs smoothly - get it wrong and you can land yourself with an expensive bill for mediocre service.

Harry Potter Fans Can Now Live The Dream - For A Night At Least

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Entertainment

It's turning into quite a week for Harry Potter fans. Not only are they filled with joy at the announcement of a new story just in time for Hallow...

Top 10 #Hotels for Social Media Influencers

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Tech
Trivago.co.uk

Social media is an undeniable part of travel. From reading blog reviews of where to stay, to getting that all important Snapchat at the beach, many of us will continue to check in to our social networks throughout our holiday - and hotels are taking note.

Get on Course for an Ace Golfing Hotel Break

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

If you've been toying a round for a while with the idea of a golf break, then don't putt it off any longer! You'll go a fairway to match a golf weekend - as it's likely to be tee-rific. Even if you're a bit green at the game, this won't handicap the enjoyment you'll get if you pitch in and have a go.

Five Tips for Paw-Fect Dog Hotel Stays

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Travelling with a dog or two can be a joy - but there are also times when things don't go to plan and you and your four-legged friend find that a hotel you've booked to stay with doesn't seem to be the dog-friendly place you were hoping for.

Five UK Christmas Markets for a Festive Hotel Stay

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

When it comes to Christmas shopping there's never enough time, enough inspiration or enough stamina to tackle all the gift-buying at one go. So to ease the process, give yourself a present - a trip to a luxury hotel at one of the UK's best Christmas markets.

Six Luxurious Scottish Golf Hotels

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Last week the acclaimed Ryder Cup golf competition came home to Gleneagles Hotel, host of the first ever international golf match between Great Britain and the USA in 1921. In honour of the occasion, we have selected six of the most luxurious golf hotels in Scotland.

Eight Places to Stay In Malta

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

The island of Malta was under the spotlight this week, as it celebrated its 50th anniversary of independence and welcomed Prince William to mark the occasion. Although Kate was originally intended for the Royal Visit, her husband stepped in due to acute morning sickness.

Three Amazing Hotels - A Railway Station, a Lighthouse and a Bank

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

We've picked three amazing hotels which have been transformed into luxury accommodation from a former purpose. You might find it hard to believe but you can actually sleep in a railway carriage, have tea at the top of a lighthouse - and spend the night in a bank! These unusual, quirky hotels make for an unusual, quirky stay!

Stay at Five Magic Harry Potter Movie Locations

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

You loved the books as a child, the films wooed you as a teenager - and now as an adult you can make some real-life magical memories by visiting the UK locations where the iconic movies were filmed.

Five Baths You'll Want to Dive Into

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Did you hear about the robber who stopped to take a bath? He wanted to make a clean getaway. It's not the best joke ever, but sometimes you can find that baths in hotels are a bit of a joke themselves.

9 Caribbean Hotels With Amazing Views

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If there's one thing that's utterly special about a Caribbean island hotel room, it's the view. Nothing quite beats walking into your suite and re...

Five British Castles You Can Stay In

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 11.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Sometimes a trip away needs to have that extra magical touch to make you feel like a prince or princess in a fairytale. So why not stay in a castle? ...

Here's Why It's NOT Totally Insane For Hotels To Fine You For Bad Reviews

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Tech

News that a hotel in New York has started fining people $500 for a negative Yelp review has had pretty inevitable consequences. Bad ones. The hotel...

The Power of Trip Advisor

Carl Hutchinson | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Comedy
Carl Hutchinson

Nope this isn't a diatribe on how Trip Advisor has too much power, or not enough. Nor is it a rant on how hotels and bed & breakfast don't have enough of a say on the matter. This is my tale of how I was recently able to use Trip Advisor to my advantage against a rather shoddy shack masquerade as a hotel in London.

Finding a Slice of Calm in Busy London

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

It's not easy to find calm in London. The bustling, lively city can also be draining and stressful, often with no reprieve. I wanted to find myself a slice of countryside peace without stepping foot outside Zone 1. And, luckily, I found just the answer.

Mauritius Mon Amour

Josa Young | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Josa Young

Under a fragrant ylang ylang tree, with New Orleans-style jazz tootling in my ears, I tried to make sense of the Southern Hemisphere's constellations, wonderfully bright overhead. There is very little light pollution to disturb your view on a Mauritius beach far out in the middle of the Indian Ocean.

Reasons To Head Far, Far East For Your Holiday

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Now if you've seen the news in past years, you'll know that China's no picnic to travel around. Particularly on any national holiday. You can expe...

This Three-Star Hotel's Cleaning Schedule Will Make You Gag

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Planning a dirty weekend away? Well, it turns out your hotel stay may be dirtier than you'd bargained for. According to a leaked document obtained ...

Top Ten Boutique Hotels for Hipsters (Moustache Not Included)

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

With their vintage threads, vinyl records and penchant for independent coffee shops, hipsters are well known for their discerning tastes. But thanks to the global popularity of this exclusive subculture, hipsters no longer need to settle for a mainstream chain - they can now unpack their skinny jeans in the boutique hotel of their dreams.

The Wheatsheaf Inn, Northleach - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Last month, my other half Steve and I travelled to The Cotswolds for a few days to celebrate Steve's birthday. We got the train after work on a Wednesday night and arrived into Kingham just before 8pm, then it was a short 15 minute taxi ride to The Wheatsheaf, which is situated in the small market town of Northleach.

Top Ten Places to Get Your 'Game of Thrones' Fix

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

Game of Thrones has become an international phenomenon with a dedicated following around the world. Over the past four seasons, the show has become well-known for its dramatic backdrops and breath-taking locations filmed all over Europe.

Six Things to Consider Before You Travel

Anna Pitts | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Pitts

Jet setting this summer? Taking a gap year? Before you skip to the travel agents or log on to EasyJet, take a few moments and read this to make sure you've fully thought your travel plans through.