HOTELS

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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'

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"