HOTELS

Perchance to dream

Astor’s place in Asia | Review: The St. Regis Bangkok

Astor’s place in Asia | Review: The St. Regis Bangkok

by Cillian O'Connor

"The St. Regis Bangkok understands that some of the most lucrative deals aren’t done in boardrooms, but while drinking one another under the table"

The best sushi in all of … Leatherhead | The Japanese Grill at Beaverbrook

The best sushi in all of … Leatherhead | The Japanese Grill at Beaverbrook

by Elissa Cray

"While the foie gras sushi came without any way to differentiate it from the rest of the platter, there was no camouflaging the crispy ants"

Koh figure | Review: W Koh Samui

Koh figure | Review: W Koh Samui

by Cillian O'Connor

"I could try to forget some of the not-so-great memories of a trip to remember, including, but by no means limited to, having my left nipple aggressively tweaked by a masseuse miffed at my rejecting her offer of a “mass-ah” on a street corner in Siem Reap and 12 hours of explosive diarrhoea on the island of Koh Lanta"

Nights on the tiles | Why I’m not moving to Lisbon just yet

Nights on the tiles | Why I’m not moving to Lisbon just yet

by Mark C. O'Flaherty

"A pianist. At breakfast. Playing the love theme to Tootsie"

Karen Krizanovich in Fez | Review: Palais Amani

Karen Krizanovich in Fez | Review: Palais Amani

by Karen Krizanovich

"Capri had no pants. Bermuda had no shorts. Fez had one red velvet tasselled hat …"

Citizens of everywhere | citizenM Glasgow

Citizens of everywhere | citizenM Glasgow

by Civilian Glasgow

"Affordable luxury is, as far as we’re concerned, an oxymoron, unless you’re talking about free time. Which is, of course, a luxury and, by its very nature, free"

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

Picasso was here, Matisse, Chagall. It was the hot spot for a postwar jet set. Good food, a sunny terrace and art heists – welcome to 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'