HOTELS

Perchance to dream

Deco the halls | Review: The Wellesley, London

Deco the halls | Review: The Wellesley, London

by Monisha Rajesh

"It is however a masculine, musky, man enclave …"

Take the chopper | Review: Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa, West Sussex

Take the chopper | Review: Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa, West Sussex

by Stephen Unwin

Stephen Unwin gives Bailiffscourt the once over for one of his wonderful sort-of-hotel-reviews

Wings of a dove | The legend that is La Colombe d’Or

Wings of a dove | The legend that is La Colombe d’Or

by Derek Guthrie

Good food, a sunny terrace and art heists: La Colombe d’Or

Review: Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa, Barga

Review: Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort & Spa, Barga

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"Only in Italy would a mariachi version of “Hotel California” be considered apposite aural accompaniment for a sunlounger'

Review: The Whitby Hotel, New York City | Kit Kemp goes uptown

Review: The Whitby Hotel, New York City | Kit Kemp goes uptown

by Derek Guthrie

"The Whitby Hotel has as much in common with faded English seaside grandeur as I have with Melania’s husband"

Review: The Marker Hotel, Dublin

Review: The Marker Hotel, Dublin

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"This is a hotel that started to date the second the heavy plastic wrapping was taken off all of its expensive CONTEMPORARY furniture"

Mr Mayfair and his rather sublime toilet facilities | Review: London Marriott Hotel Park Lane

Mr Mayfair and his rather sublime toilet facilities | Review: London Marriott Hotel Park Lane

by Stephen Unwin

"To my left was a table full of three young Americans, high on precociousness. One was wearing a shirt with a fleece – or was it a fleece with a shirt? – and the sort of shoes you only ever see abandoned"

Doge eat doge world | Review: Aman Venice

Doge eat doge world | Review: Aman Venice

by Lisa Richards

"I was almost tempted to ask the waiter to chew the meat for me at one point, but was told the next day by the food and beverage manager that the duck was meant to be hard and rubbery"

Northern California suites | A triptych of Ritz-Carltons

Northern California suites | A triptych of Ritz-Carltons

by Rebecca Fortey

"This is the kind of landscape that restores the soul. Briefly, the tawdry business of the Presidential election seems irrelevant to notions of America at its core"

Why it’s still all about the Dordogne

Why it’s still all about the Dordogne

by Jennifer Sharp

"Travellers ahead of the curve and alert to Instagram opportunities prefer the secret and unfamiliar. But I have rediscovered the Dordogne, and love it"