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Solange Berchemin

The Stafford London, Mayfair

27/08/2021This entry was posted in England, Europe and Middle East, Hotel Reviews, London, Newsletter, United Kingdom and tagged on by .
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Solange Berchemin stays at the stately Stafford Hotel in Mayfair and feels right at home.

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Ashdown Park Hotel, East Sussex

06/07/2021 by .
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Solange Berchemin goes in search of Winnie the Pooh as she enjoys a stay at Ashdown Park Hotel.

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Drakes Of Brighton

24/01/2019 by .
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With Valentine’s around the corner, the L. word is….. Location. ‘Now’ is the ideal time to think about whisking your adorable-other to a fabulous place.

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Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa

27/07/2018 by .
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Do you remember wedding 3, in Four Weddings and a Funeral? That’s the one where Carrie marries the ‘stiff in the skirt’. Wasn’t the location for the reception…. drop dead gorgeous? Armathwaite Hall, in the stunning Lake District, is similar in many ways.

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Highcliffe Contemporary B&B

11/07/2017 by .
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The door opened wide onto a large hallway bathed in the afternoon Cornish light. But, all I could see was two beaming faces “We’ve been expecting you, coffee?” says Vanessa Clark as husband Simon directed us to a large welcoming lounge with an open fireplace, a 19th century apothecary’s cabinet to die for and spellbinding wallpaper denoting a designer eye for unusual and eclectic décor. We had arrived at Highcliffe Contemporary B&B.

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Florence Gardens Hotel

25/01/2017 by .
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Portsmouth has been much maligned, Spike Milligan relegated the whole town to Room 101 and sure, a weekend break in Portsmouth doesn’t have the same ring as 48 hours in Corfu or Majorca. You won’t see minke whales, otters or seals frolicking on the coast like you could, up in Scotland. But Portsmouth has a rich literary and naval history, the first Sherlock Holmes was written here. There is a newly restored and amazing dockyard with Henry VIII’s warship the Mary Rose and Nelson’s Victory.

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