UK Hotels

10 Common Fears About Travelling in Africa

Ruby Audi | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ruby Audi

The less used to tourists they are the friendlier you will find the locals - at worst you will be treated with respect and smiles (addressed to as sir/masta), at best you may be followed down the streets by excited children - think Muhammed Ali in When We Were Kings - who think you're a god or rockstar.

Virtually Travel the World Without Leaving Your Hotel Room

Chris Osburn | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK Tech
Chris Osburn

The future of international travel? It might be staying put or so it seemed after I settled in and got kitted out for personal demo experience of VRoom Service at The Marriott Hotel Park Lane a few days back.

Shocked Student Finds Spy Camera Hidden Inside Travelodge Shower

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 03.09.2015 | UK

A 23-year-old woman has been left feeling "absolutely disgusted" after discovering a hidden camera behind a shower vent at a Travelodge hotel in Oxfor...

Nira Caledonia, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 07.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

We were greeted warmly at reception and our luggage was carried up to our room by one of the staff. Situated next to reception was the bar and restaurant, which were decorated in warm, dark colours and an ornate staircase, with decorative lighting hanging all the way up, led from the reception up to the bedrooms.

Hotel Indigo, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

On a Friday morning, after already enjoying two days in Edinburgh, we headed to The Indigo hotel, centrally located in the New Town area right near Calton Hill and the Edinburgh Playhouse, where we were looking forward to staying for the night.

The Chester Residence, Edinburgh - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Last month, my Mum and I caught the train from Manchester to Edinburgh for a girls break to celebrate her 65th birthday. After a comfortable journey in first class, taking just over three hours, we arrived in Edinburgh at lunchtime and took a short five minute cab ride to The Chester Residence, where we were staying for two nights.

Barcelo Raval, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

With little windy streets of cafes, bars and shops and open squares of lush greenery and outdoor bars, El Raval definitely has a laid back and local vibe to it. It is one of the lesser known areas of Barcelona for tourists but we were immediately fond of it and liked the fact it was less touristy and busy.

The Best of Luxury Boutique Hotels in UK Cities

Zahra Razavi | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra Razavi

We know all too well that where you choose to rest your head can really impact on your experience of a place. That's why we've done all the hard work for you and put together our luxury boutique hotel picks in five of our favourite UK cities.

Enoteca, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Whilst staying at Hotel Arts, we were lucky enough to be able to dine in their two Michelin Star restaurant, Enoteca, overseen by renowned Catalan chef Paco Pérez, who holds five Michelin Stars to his name.

Hotel Arts, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 09.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

We were really excited about where we were staying for the night on the fourth day of our Barcelona trip as we were booked into the infamous Hotel Arts. Situated on the beach front at Port Olimpic, Hotel Arts is a tall white skyscraper with a big gold fish sculpture at the front of the hotel, which can't be missed.

B Hotel, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

Since the weather was so nice, we decided to head up to the roof and sunbathe for the afternoon and spent a lovely afternoon relaxing reading our books and even braved a dip (it was May!) in the infinity pool as it looked too nice not to try.

Melia Barcelona Sky, Barcelona - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

For our second night in Barcelona, we caught the Metro over to the other side of the city arriving at Poble Nou. For those who haven't been to Barcelona before, the Metro is extremely easy to use and is a quick and cheap way to get around the city.

Why We Should Offer Jobs to Refugees Instead of Letting Them Die in the Mediterranean Sea

Klaus Schwertner | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK
Klaus Schwertner

Our solution is called magdas HOTEL. I know that we can't stop the dying of thousands of refugees in the Mediterranean just by open up one hotel, but we can show a different approach in dealing with questions of migration.

Fun in the Sun or Heartbreak Hotel?

Kate Shippey | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Parents
Kate Shippey

Someone shrugged their shoulders and told me to drive and go self catering or camping. Ah, you see, where is the holiday in that? It's like a home away from home, except with the sun. And cooking over a hot stove in Mediterranean heat simply doesn't do it for me.

Hotel In Japan Offers Rooms For Women To Cry In

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all need a good cry from time to time and a hotel in Japan thinks it can help. The Mitsui Garden Yotsuya hotel in Japan is offering special "cry...

Hotel TerraVina Hampshire - A Foodie and Family Paradise

Pregnant City Girl | Posted 27.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Pregnant City Girl

The New Forest is a gorgeous part of the world less than two hours drive from London with it's fair share of things to do in and around the National Park; loads of wildlife, National Trust properties, Beaulieu Motor Museum, vineyards, picturesque villages and towns or just walking in the fresh air and admiring the wild ponies! It's also well placed for Bournemouth and its beaches too.

Hottest Hotels, Attractions And Theme Parks Launching In 2015

Roshina Jowaheer | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Holidays in 2015 are set to get bigger and better with the opening of futuristic theme parks, beautiful hotels and exciting new cultural zones hitting...

Have a Grand Hotel Stay in York

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

If you're after a trip away where you can enjoy beautiful surroundings in a city steeped in fascinating history - then head to York. The city offers every urban amenity possible but retains the feeling of being in a market town.

The Most Expensive Place To Book A Hotel In The UK Isn't Where You'd Expect

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The most expensive places to book a hotel in the UK have been revealed and London has been knocked off the top spot by a small Scottish town. If yo...

Five Reasons to Visit Rome in Spring

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Summer in Rome is baking hot and very crowded, and autumn and winter can be chilly and wet. Come March, however, the city is bathed in sunshine and trees start to bud with new life. Spring is a great time to visit Rome, and we've listed five reasons below.

You Can Get Frisky In This Batcave For Just £40

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Taiwanese hotel is offering Batman fans to chance to sleep (or not sleep) in a totally decked out Batcave for just £137 per night. Or, you can r...

Sopwell House, St Albans - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

After our massages, we had a swim in the indoor pool and then enjoyed some time relaxing in the spas sauna and stream rooms. We also read our books lazing in our robes on the loungers by the pool before heading back to our room.

Enjoy Some Culture in Cambridge

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

No trip to the UK would be complete without a visit to Cambridge. The university city is a delightful, pretty place, with the River Cam running through it. Cambridge is perfect for punting or cycling and full of interesting independent tea shops and high-quality restaurants.

A London Tourist Hotel Levy for London

Ivan Massow | Posted 25.04.2015 | UK Politics
Ivan Massow

The tried and tested continental practice of the bed tax is one such improvement that I find hard to ignore.

Hawke's Point, Carbis Bay - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

I am a huge fan of Cornwall and it's somewhere I try to visit at least once a year to get my fix of their wonderful fresh air and gorgeous sea views. Last summer, my parents and I had the pleasure of visiting Carbis Bay, near St Ives, for the first time and staying in one of the self-catering holiday apartments at Hawke's Point.