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Our stay of the week – Caro Hotel, Valencia

Converted from a 19th-century marquis’ palace, the five-star Caro Hotel is a gorgeous abode with intriguing interiors in one of Valencia’s oldest neighbourhoods. Sleek, elegant and contemporary in style, it […]

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Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Amsterdam

Our stay of the week – The Hoxton, Amsterdam

The Hoxton, Amsterdam is the Hoxton hotel group’s achingly-hip Netherlands outpost. The property was originally five separate canal houses – one of which was home to the city’s mayor in […]

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Photograph: www.roxyhotelnyc.com

Our stay of the week – The Roxy Hotel, New York City

A swanky and shimmering property both inside and out, The Roxy Hotel is suitably dressed to blend seamlessly into its surrounds – that of New York City’s coveted TriBeCa neighbourhood in Lower Manhattan, […]

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Hotel review: Rooms Hotels, Georgia

Hotel review: Rooms Hotels, Georgia

Georgia’s Rooms Hotel Group punctuates the luxury hospitality scene in two strategic parts of this fascinating country. The highland town of Stepantsminda is home to Rooms Hotel Kazbegi, Georgia’s first […]

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Photograph: www.160grams.com

Our stay of the week – Hotel Molitor, Paris

With its original Art Deco architecture and central outdoor swimming pool, Paris-based Hotel Molitor perfectly epitomises chic, contemporary design à la française. By combining the striking 1930s exterior with retro […]

by × February 19, 2016 × 2 comments

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Our stay of the week – Bela Vista Hotel & Spa, Algarve

Our stay of the week – Bela Vista Hotel & Spa, Algarve

Design aficionados, hold onto your hats. This striking five-star property may be called ‘Bela Vista’, but with interiors this good, you could easily forget to admire the uninterrupted ocean views. […]

by × September 7, 2015 × 0 comments

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Our stay of the week – El Palauet Living Barcelona

Our stay of the week – El Palauet Living Barcelona

Housed in a beautiful early 20th-century mansion on one of the best streets in the Catalan capital, El Palauet Living Barcelona is the kind of place you’ll want to spend […]

by × July 17, 2015 × 1 comment

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Our stay of the week – W Verbier

Our stay of the week – W Verbier

Just when it seemed Verbier couldn’t get any more glamorous, a W landed. Shortly before Christmas ’13, Switzerland’s chicest alpine resort got an edge, tearing up the classic chalet rulebook […]

by × May 21, 2014 × 0 comments

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Our stay of the week – Ace Hotel London Shoreditch

Our stay of the week – Ace Hotel London Shoreditch

Only a couple of months into its new life across the pond, Ace Hotel London Shoreditch is the latest outpost of the hipster-magnet Ace Hotel group and the first to […]

by × November 11, 2013 × 0 comments