Author Archives: Lucy Daltroff

Lucy Daltroff

Hotel Le Fontanelle,Chianti,Italy

04/04/2022 by .

Antica Torres Tornabuoni, Florence 

19/01/2022 by .
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Lucy Daltroff stays at one of Florence’s most iconic hotels and revels in the contrast to her student days in Florence.                             

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On the Trail of Frankenstein in Geneva

12/08/2018 by .
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Think of the beautiful city of Geneva and think expensive watches, banking services and opulent chocolate!   Yet there is lot more to this attractive region, and as I sip a lovely g&t while overlooking the Lake, I ponder on two of its perhaps less well known claims to fame.

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The Runnymede Hotel and Spa

22/02/2018 by .
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Maybe it was the effects of a “White Night”   dry gin and pink Mediterranean tonic water but when I looked out of my bedroom window from the Runnymede Hotel I thought I saw a Jacuzzi by the Thames, full of happy looking people waving their hands in the air.

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Radisson Blu Madrid

19/01/2018 by .
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Sitting in a marketplace, drinking Sangria, and eating Paella, Madrid is a fun city, with lots to do and enjoy.  Its top art galleries are an absolute highlight, but seeing their splendid collections can be tiring.  I found the answer to this dilemma by staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel situated just over the road from the Prado. 

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Dorsett Hotel Shanghai

06/10/2017 by .
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As China hurtles through to its new future there will be inevitable be surprises for every first time visitor to the country.  My own particular myth buster was finding a quirky, colourful, boutique hotel in Shanghai and the Dorsett Hotel Shanghai was the perfect fit.

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