Europe and Middle East

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in Europe and Middle East. independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Hotel Indigo,  Larnaca  Cyprus

19/10/2020 by .

The Cavendish London, St James’s

14/10/2020 by .

Michael Edwards visits one of London’s finest districts to stay at The Cavendish London Hotel.

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Uig Hotel, Isle of Skye

23/09/2020 by .

After 50 years of visiting Skye, Terry Marsh finally gets to stay at the Uig Hotel and finds it worth the wait.

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Andaz London Liverpool Street

22/09/2020 by .

Andy Mossack stays at Andaz London Liverpool Street just after re-opening and revels in feeling COVID safe.

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Lumley Castle Hotel, Chester-le-Street, County Durham

18/09/2020 by .

The Lumley Castle Hotel is a four-star property at Chester-le-Street in County Durham. With a long history and cosy bedrooms, some featuring four-poster beds, this hotel is well placed for exploring the north-east of England.

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The Duncombe Arms, Ellastone, Staffordshire

26/08/2020 by .

Michael Edwards heads to Staffordshire’s Dove Valley to stay at the Duncombe Arms; a ‘foodies Mecca’ and the ‘village pub everyone longs for’.

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Middlethorpe Hotel And Spa, York

13/08/2020 by .

Michael Edwards enjoys a piece of history as he travels back in time staying at Middlethorpe Hotel and Spa in York.

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Maids Head Hotel, Norwich

13/08/2020 by .

Like the multi-layered historic city of Norwich itself, the city’s oldest hotel, The Maids Head, whisks you in a flash from 21st-century in-room iPads to the Middle Ages.

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Ferrycarrig Hotel, Co Wexford

13/08/2020 by .

After four months of coronavirus lockdown restrictions we were almost giddy with excitement and anticipation, at last, to head off for a quick break at Ferrycarrig Hotel, Co Wexford

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The Norfolk Mead Hotel, Norfolk

13/08/2020 by .

It’s rare to find a country idyll which offers the metropolitan buzz and sophistication of an urban boutique hotel, but The Norfolk Mead Hotel is that very hybrid.

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