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ALEPH ROME HOTEL ROME, ITALY

Opened in July 2017 as part of the Curio Collection by Hilton group of hotels, the Aleph is already known as one of the go-to hotels in Rome. This is partly due to its location: near the Spanish Steps, the… Read More

CONRAD SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA

Like Korean cuisine, Seoul is an acquired, yet addictive, taste. The South Korean city is a hubbub of activity, with a palpable sense of energy and a growing influx of international visitors – there for both business and pleasure. The… Read More

CONRAD TOKYO TOKYO, JAPAN

With panoramic views of Tokyo Bay and the Hamarikyu Gardens, the Conrad Tokyo is conveniently located for the city’s many eclectic attractions. Shop in nearby Ginza, venture further afield to the Mori contemporary art gallery and the eye-popping new teamLab… Read More

FOUR SEASONS HONG KONG HONG KONG, CHINA

With singular views of the Hong Kong cityscape, this 399-room hotel continues the excellence of the Four Seasons brand. Set in the heart of the Central district (with its own entrance in the International Finance Centre shopping mall), the hotel… Read More

GRAN MELIA FENIX MADRID, SPAIN

A building of squat and imperious vastness, the Gran Melia Felix is in one of Madrid’s finest locations, the upmarket Barrio de Salamanca. It’s a short walk from Gran Via, where those in need of a spot of culture can… Read More

HOTEL ARTS BARCELONA, SPAIN

Hotel Arts Barcelona is situated at that magical sweet spot where city meets sea – just a short walk away from the historical centre, and 20 minutes from the airport. Iconic design, unparalleled views of the Mediterranean Sea, and truly… Read More

HOTEL DE LA VILLE ROME, ITALY

Opening in spring 2019, and located just above the Spanish Steps, Hotel de la Ville’s 104 rooms and suites are overflowing with playful, contemporary furniture and truly sumptuous fabrics that draw influence from the era of the Grand Tour –… Read More

HOTEL DE RUSSIE ROME, ITALY

Part of the Rocco Forte Hotels group, the stylish Hotel de Russie is a fascinating blend of past and present, with imaginative modern interiors meeting the classical architecture of the building itself. Located beween the Spanish Steps and Piazza del… Read More

HOTEL SAVOY FLORENCE, ITALY

Awe-inspiring, elegant and stylish, Hotel Savoy encapsulates everything that’s magical about Florence – from its historical architecture to its elegant style and warm Italian hospitality. It’s an irresistible hotel that’s innately attuned to the culture of the city, where you… Read More

KENSINGTON HOTEL LONDON, UK

Ideally situated near to the main museums – with the V&A, Science Museum and the Natural History Museum all but a 10-minute walk away – the Kensington Hotel is a remarkably comfortable and very tasteful hotel in a superb location…. Read More

KIMPTON DE WITT AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND

Now that it’s serviced by Eurostar, it’s a great time to go to Amsterdam. The city is flourishing, mopping up post-Brexit jobs and continuing to prosper as a centre for banking, liberalism and tulips. All of which makes Kimpton de… Read More

LA MAMOUNIA MARRAKECH, MOROCCO

Winston Churchill once called Marrakech ‘the Paris of the desert’, and it was at La Mamounia that he stayed when he visited to unwind from the cares of leadership. This fact alone has elevated the hotel to the realm of… Read More

LE BRISTOL PARIS, FRANCE

One of the legendary grand hotels of Paris, and part of the prestigious Oetker Collection, Le Bristol first opened its doors in 1925. Today, it’s earned the loyalty of the world’s most discerning guests, who harbour a passion for the… Read More

MANDARIN ORIENTAL MARRAKECH MARRAKECH, MOROCCO

Mandarin Oriental Marrakech marks the debut of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in Africa, and offers the unparalleled service and hospitality the brand is famed for. The award-winning resort is set among 49 acres of olive groves and mesmerising gardens,… Read More

MARK HOTEL NEW YORK, USA

The Mark Hotel is just where you want to be if you’re staying in New York: on the corner of 77th Street and Madison Avenue. The landmark Renaissance Revival building was built in 1927, but has moved with the times…. Read More

NEW YORK PALACE BUDAPEST, HUNGARY

You needn’t worry about walking past Budapest’s New York Palace, the majestic hotel from the Dedica Anthology that sits at pride of place in the city’s Great Boulevard. Situated on the Pest side of the city, New York Palace offers… Read More

PALACIO TANGARA SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL

A part of the prestigious Oetker Collection, Palacio Tangara has a superb location in the heart of São Paulo: close to the lush greenery of Burle Marx Park, and a shuttle ride from high-end malls Cidade Jardim and JK Iguatemi…. Read More

PARK HYATT MILANO MILAN, ITALY

Milan’s Park Hyatt recently celebrated its 15th anniversary since opening – and there’s certainly much here to shout about. Part-owned by the Koplowitz family and the Hyatt Hotel Corporation, it represents an oasis of sophisticated contemporary luxury in a truly… Read More

REVERIE SAIGON SAIGON, VIETNAM

The Reverie Saigon is an inner city skyscraper from the outside (in fact, it’s the tallest hotel in Ho Chi Minh City), and palatial on the inside. Dripping with gilt, marble and colourful glass installations, it’s anything but understated. The… Read More

RITZ-CARLTON HONG KONG HONG KONG, CHINA

In the same skyscraper as the International Commerce Centre, occupying the top 16 floors, the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong commands 360-degree views across Victoria Harbour – and the entirety of the city beyond. The hotel is festooned with local artwork, most… Read More

RIVER LEE CORK, IRELAND

It’s a two-hour drive down through Heaney and Muldoon country to Cork – and it’s well worth going to get a view of the gorgeous colours of this charming city, noted for its fishing industry and tech firms. And it… Read More

ROYAL SAVOY HOTEL & SPA LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND

This grand heritage hotel, founded in 1909, is part of the Bürgenstock Selection, as owned by Katara Hospitality, with its headquarters in Züg. Although closed in 2009, the Royal Savoy reopened in 2015 after a staggering 100 million Swiss franc… Read More

TAJ FALAKNUMA PALACE HYDERABAD, INDIA

It’s something special from the moment you arrive. Horse-drawn carriages transport you from the palace gates to a welcome ritual, where you’ll ascend the Grand Staircase in a shower of flower petals. Built in 1894, this was the favourite palace… Read More

THE DYLAN AMSTERDAM

Open since 1999, the Dylan is located in a 17th century landmark building on the Keizersgracht – the so-called Emperor’s Canal. With easy access to Amsterdam’s numerous main attractions – from Anne Frank’s house to the Rijksmuseum – the hotel… Read More

THE GORING LONDON, UK

The Goring London, UK Located by Buckingham Palace, Belgravia’s The Goring occupies a rarefi ed position in the London hotel landscape. Built in 1910 and still owned by the Goring family, it exudes Edwardian grandeur while offering luxury decor and… Read More

THE LANGHAM LONDON, UK

Nestled in a broad curve of Regent Street, The Langham is one of the grand hotels that help to define London – rather like its double decker buses, BBC Broadcasting House just opposite, or indeed the iconic landmark of Big… Read More

THE LANGHAM SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA

The Langham is one of the finest hotels not only in Sydney, but in all Australia. Sited among the cobbled streets of the Rocks District, its curvaceous entrance leads to a roomy and elegant marble interior. The hotel boasts 98… Read More

THE MARYLEBONE LONDON,UK

The Marylebone sits on a street of dentists and minor embassies, a mere 10 minutes north of Oxford Circus. In some ways it’s a typical Doyle Collection hotel: be-hatted, Wodehousian doorman, friendly staff, and carpets resembling a stretched Bridget Riley… Read More

THE PIERRE NEW YORK, USA

Where best to stay in the Big Apple? It doesn’t get much better than The Pierre, located on 5th Avenue, alongside Central Park. Particularly recommended are the corner apartments, which offer supreme prospects of the skyscrapers to the north, and… Read More

THE ST. REGIS ABU DHABI ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

ABU DHABI’S FINEST urban resort, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi is where indulgence meets sophistication – a connoisseur experience that epitomises exceptional luxury and splendour, along with standards of service beyond all expectations. Located in the Nation Towers on the… Read More

THE THIEF OSLO, NORWAY

With Scandinavia now trendier than ever – think impact investing – it’s good to know the best hotels in its capital cities. The Thief in Oslo is one such establishment. On the other side of the harbour to the canal,… Read More

THE WESTBURY DUBLIN, IRELAND

The Westbury – a member of the Leading Hotels of the World – is in the heart of Dublin, and the flagship offering of the celebrated Doyle chain. Situated between Trinity College and St Stephen’s Green on Grafton Street, with… Read More

VILLA LA MASSA FLORENCE, ITALY

Next to the Arno, Villa La Massa is a jewel just 15 minutes drive from the centre of Florence. As you approach its yellow mass, absolutely at one with the Tuscan landscape, you’ll feel that you’ve finally found the hotel… Read More