UK Hotels

Sopwell House, St Albans - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 27.02.2015 | 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 23.02.2015 | 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 23.02.2015 | 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 12.02.2015 | 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.

London, The New Romantic Hotspot of the World

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

London has heaps of history, a bucketload of charm, photo opportunities by the dozen and so much romance to offer that you could echo Samuel Johnson's famous quote: "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life."

Why Do Hotels Still Charge for Wi-Fi? Enough Is Enough

Sarah Willingham | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech
Sarah Willingham

It seems as though these big hotels just assume that everyone is claiming on expenses so they can get away with charging guests to use their Wi-Fi. It is very arrogant and completely unacceptable.

24 Hours In Havana, Cuba

Chloe Gunning | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

I don't know how many people had suggested Cuba when I was planning my travels last year. There was a lot of talk about the country going through a period of change. Many said that the old charm was gradually disappearing.

Nine Overwater Bungalows to Escape Your Winter Blues

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

January and February are notorious for being the most depressing months of the calendar. In order to escape your winter blues, why not lust over a holiday in an exotic location? These luxurious overwater bungalow resorts offer privacy, luxury and unbeatable views.

Personally Recommended: A Hotel for Every Kind of Person in NYC

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

Even during our 4th visit to the city in early January, my partner and I were still struggling to fit in everything we wanted to see. Because every time we get to NYC there are new things to do, old things to revisit and favourite places we just need to cram in.

What to Do in Cornwall When It's Raining

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

The gorgeous county of Cornwall is perfect for a holiday when the weather is good - head to the beaches to catch some surf, meander along the clifftop Cornish Coast path or simply take a picnic to a beauty spot to soak in the scenery.

Bet You Won't Guess Where The World's Best Hotel Is

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You don't have to travel abroad for a world class holiday. Two UK holiday establishments have been named as the best in the world after receiving ...

Would You Swap Your Car for a Bottle of Wine? The Latest Eco Hotel Innovation

Jane Egginton | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Egginton

Anyone travelling to the hotel in Cornwall by any method other than car qualifies for this gift. Why don't more hotels offer incentives like this? The term 'eco hotel' rarely translates into something tangible for the visitor, let alone something they can actually contribute to and be part of.

Four Tips for a Romantic Hotel Break

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

In the words of the very wise Bridget Jones, "A mini-break means true love" - so if you're trying to sweep someone special off their feet then a weekend away is the way to go.

Glazebrook House Hotel, Devon

Beth Brookfield | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

The hotel's gardens definitely have a magical feel to them such as hidden greenery beneath low hung branches that would be perfect for a Mad Hatters tea party and open forest areas that are just waiting for something special to be placed there.

A New Generation of Business Traveller

Diane Bouzebiba | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK
Diane Bouzebiba

This changing workforce demographic poses a number of challenges, not only for businesses with travelling employees but also the hotels, airlines, and other travel providers that serve their travel needs.

Have Larks in the Parks of London

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

When you think of visiting London you might imagine high-rise buildings like The Shard and The Gherkin, shopping areas like Oxford Street and Westfield or busy tourist attractions like The Tower of London or Buckingham Palace.

Blow Away the Cobwebs in Bath

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

Do you feel like you're in a stagnant pool of post-festive lethargy? Or stuck in a dull puddle of lassitude and stupor? Fear not - it's time to take the plunge and splash out of a trip to somewhere which will blow away the cobwebs of 2014 and whet your whistle for the new year: Bath.

Three Scottish Traditions for New Year

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

As 2014 draws to an end, all eyes are on how to see off the old year and bring in 2015 with plenty of cheer...

How Much Can You Change in a Week?

Jeff Brazier | Posted 15.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jeff Brazier

It's so important for parents, especially single parents, to have a strong and reliable support network around them, you can go through months without 'needing a friend' but when you do it's so reassuring to know that those positive role models are there waiting in the wings to come and be wonderful influence on the boys.

Four Ways to Get the Real London Experience

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

So you've dreamed of a trip to England for ages and can't wait to look round London and see all that it offers. But while you're in the capital city, make sure you don't miss out on these four experiences which will give you a great London experience as quickly as you can say 'Cor blimey Guv'nor'.

The Goring, London Afternoon Tea - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Brookfield

After visiting The Goring back in April and enjoying it immensely, I was very excited to be paying the hotel another visit to sample their afternoon tea. ..

Exploring Malaysian Spa Resorts, Caves and Mountains

Stuart Forster | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Stuart Forster

When you head off on vacation, do you simply want to reach your hotel, unpack and spend a couple of weeks enjoying a relaxing change of scenery or do you consider switching accommodation while you're away?

Breakfast at Loews Regency, New York - Review

Beth Brookfield | Posted 20.01.2015 | 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 10.01.2015 | 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.