Less then two minutes walk from Victoria station you can find one of the most tranquil places in London. This will probably amaze most occasional travellers to one of London’s busiest stations but Eccleston Square and its superb five star Eccleston Square Hotel really does offer quiet amongst the madness.
Despite this hotel being off of the main Taksim shopping street we found it very hard to find. It was down a very steep hill which involved lots of steps (the taxi driver refused to take us to the door due to building works taking place a few doors down from the hotel!).
Having grown up in a pub owning family I must admit to being sceptical about my stay in one of the five rooms atop the Orange Pub. For me staying over at the pub meant waking up after a very noisy evening to find large empty whiskey bottles at the bottom of the stairs and […]
The Bonham, a 4 star boutique hotel, is situated in the West-end of Edinburgh. It is a lovely small (or should I say ‘wee’), quiet hotel and it has a very relaxed atmosphere. The reception area leads on to the restaurant area and to a small bar space – The Consulting Room which serves cocktails and afternoon […]
The Marriott in Edinburgh is in a perfect location for those flying into and out of the city. It is 10 minutes from the airport, which is great for an early departure, and 20 minutes from the city centre using public transport. There is a very conveniently located bus stop directly outside the hotel which […]
Ask any Texan or in fact anyone who has visited the lone star state and they will sum up Texas, this massive expanse in one word, and that word is big. It is a cliché but like many clichés it is true. From the ice-cream scoop sized portions of butter which accompany your melon sized […]