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Honest and open reviews about unusual hotels from around the world, for independent travellers who want to explore the art and science of unusual journeys.
A sneaky night view of one of my favourite hotels ever: The Savoy, Yangon On [...]
A priest. A still-beating heart. Blood flowing down sacrificial steps until it flooded the ground some 30 metres below.
That’s my first mental image of Mayan culture, the…
To see the cool side of Paris, see Mama Shelter. Forget the Eiffel Tower and ignore the Champs Elysees. The young, the weird and the beautiful wine, dine and, er, rendezvous in the 20th – and they make no apology for it.
The London Bridge Hotel lives next to London’s record breaking The Shard and is only [...]
As a Londoner, you miss out on London at its polite and polished best. The London that would turn up to a job interview. The London you would take home to meet your parents. The side of London that tourists get to see…
…Covering a Wall and Bathing in Resplendent Lime Green
Ah, London. According to some things I read, there’s nothing but high rise buildings, reams [...]
A golden sofa waits in the lobby of the Radisson on Mercer Street, its spine forming a glamorous backdrop that
There are hotels. And then there are hotels. Places so imaginative, so extraordinary and so unusual that they stand out as experiences in their own right. The Egerton Hotel in Knightsbridge, London, is one of those hotels…
Like many a hotel in London, a Union Jack flag hangs over the doorway of The Rubens at the Palace, the
Picture this: a beach of white sand that curves to clasp the Indian Ocean. Palm trees fluttering at the edges of your vision. The crash and sigh of the waves in the distance. I open my eyes and…
he Hospes Palacio de los Patos, a luxury hotel in Granada, has a story. Maybe even a story and a half.
Built in 1890 or so, as a grand expression of fine living in Granada, it quickly acquired the nickname of the “Palace of the Ducks” – a cheeky reference to…
Tokyo’s a crowded, industrial place, particularly around Suidobashi station. Yet Hotel Niwa resists the greyness by bringing the essence of a traditional Japanese Ryokan into this thoroughly modern hotel.
Since my student days, I’ve been a hotel girl. I travel a lot and I love that soothing moment when the door closes, my case drops to the floor and I collapse onto the bed. When Heather invited me to share an apartment with her, I thought it was about time I gave serviced apartments a second chance.
Central Palma overflows with stimuli, from tight-cornered streets to timeless tapas. The Convent de la Missió offers a chance for your senses to recover.
If it feels as though you…
Falling asleep to the sound of the waves outside. Pulling back the curtains to see [...]
A sleek business hotel with a great view of the imposing Cologne cathedral from several rooms and the 12th floor bar…
The Okavango Delta in Botswana (the largest delta in the world) is home to elephants, impala, giraffe, hippos and warthogs aplenty. Its watery nature means that there are virtually no roads – so the only ways of getting around are by boat or by plane.
Both versions will give you a truly amazing experience…
Independent Hotel Reviews
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