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    Villa Terminus – A design hotel built for Bergen

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    While Oslo hogs the international attention, Bergen sits pretty on Norway’s southwestern coast, quietly getting on with being the country’s picturesque hub of design, music and creative culture. A hodgepodge of rainbow-toned wooden houses climbing up the mountainside from the sea, the city has historically been the gateway to the fjords and fairytales of the […]

    Life Hotel now open inside old LIFE magazine building

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    The doors are officially open at the first-ever Life Hotel in Manhattan’s burgeoning NoMad neighbourhood. Located at 19 West 31st Street (between Broadway and Fifth Avenue) in the original building that once housed LIFE magazine, the hotel echoes the original dual-use of this iconic property where celebrated writers and artists like Norman Rockwell, Charles Gibson, […]

    New luxury spa at Ye Olde Bell Hotel

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    Stylish AA Four-Star Rosette hotel Ye Olde Bell, has announced the opening of a new multimillion pound luxury spa for late Spring 2017. The new 17,000sq-ft spa will offer ten hot and cold experiences including a custom-made ‘snowstorm’ experience, the only one of its kind in the UK, Sabbia Med Sunlight therapy, steambath, salt cascade […]

    Cardiff to welcome Hotel Indigo this summer

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    Visitors to Cardiff will soon be able to enjoy a new, unique hotel experience as Hotel Indigo gets set to open its doors within the heart of the Welsh capital this summer. The boutique hotel, managed by Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH) – the UK’s leading independent hotel management company – expects to welcome its first guests […]

    Villa della Pergola – A British atmosphere on the Italian Riviera

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    Set in lovely 22,000 square-metres of gardens, Villa della Pergola, Villino della Pergola and Casa del Sole are all elegant masterpieces of architecture that date from the end of the nineteenth century overlooking the Gulf of Alassio. After its winter closing, Villa della Pergola is reopening on the 7th April, where guests staying can feel […]

    Lympstone Manor reveals design inspiration

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    Opening on the 3rd April as a luxury country house hotel for the 21st century, the Grade II listed Georgian mansion Lympstone Manor has been restored and renovated by Michael Caines MBE, one of Britain’s most celebrated chefs and now visionary hotelier. Once a private home, the property is set in 28 acres of Devon […]

    The Whitby opens in New York

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    Taking centre stage on Manhattan’s pulsing Upper Midtown scene, The Whitby is Firmdale Hotels’ second outing in New York, and a fitting creative bookend to its ever-popular Crosby Street Hotel in the heart of SoHo. Situated on West 56th Street at 5th Avenue, The Whitby is surrounded by world-class restaurants, boutiques, and museums, and is […]

    Palé Hall Hotel and Restaurant awarded 5-star rating by AA

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    Palé Hall is delighted to have achieved a five star rating from prestigious hospitality association the AA. Recommending hotels for over 100 years, AA inspectors awarded the luxury hotel with their highest rating in their most recent announcement. This is the first time time in 10 years a hotel or restaurant in Wales has received […]

    £1 million refurbishment for Sunderland’s Roker Hotel

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    A top Wearside hotel has completed the latest stage in a £1m refurbishment – bedrooms inspired by the area’s seafaring heritage. The 43 en-suite rooms at Sunderland’s Roker Hotel, overlooking the beach, have been entirely redesigned to combine contemporary styling with nautical features following a £250,000 investment. And guests staying in the 12 superior rooms […]

    Masserie Maresca to undergo restoration, extension

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    Masseria Grottone, part of Masserie Maresca Farm-Hotel, built between 1812 and 1860 is an agricultural complex a few miles away from Ostuni. Dipped in 40 acres of centenary olive trees and Mediterranean scrub: a natural context of extraordinary richness. Abandoned for several years, the restoration and extension project has been assigned to the firm Schiattarella […]