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Saint James

The flamboyant, exciting 'marriage of classical Parisian opulence and chic modernity' at Saint James in Paris takes Chris Heasman's breath away

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The Saint James is rather unlike anything else you’ll find in Paris. Situated in the city’s prestigious 16th arrondissement, only a short walk from the Arc de Triomphe and the Bois de Boulogne (and a slightly less short walk to the Eiffel Tower itself), it provides a peculiarly… Read more →

Rooms Hotel Tbilisi

Boasting hipster industrial-chic credentials and tours to Georgian sites 'bursting with a palpable sense of history', Nicole Trilivas 'cannot recommend enough' both Rooms Hotel Tbilisi and Georgia as a whole

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The credentials:

Every cool urban capital needs designer digs for the creative class to rest their hip heads, and in the up-and-coming Georgian capital of Tbilisi, the young and indie-spirited Rooms Hotel does the honours. Named by Monocle magazine as the top place to stay in 2018, this trendy member… Read more →

Palazzo Avino, Ravello

The sort of love that emanates from family-owned and run Palazzo Avino in Ravello 'makes for an even warmer stay than the beautiful Italian weather', says Kat McAthley

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Ravello is one of those impossibly romantic towns; almost like a set from a 50s Hollywood movie of how a small Italian town should look. With its lush and colourful terraced gardens, winding cobbled streets, and gently chiming church towers, it’s a sleepy dream of a town, and has seduced… Read more →

W Verbier

'Where else can you cook with a Michelin-starred chef or do yoga with a champion freerider?' Nicole Trilivas enjoys the 'insider access' style and Michelin calibre food offerings at W Verbier

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The credentials:

W Hotels are all about the young, rich and fabulous, and W Verbier—with its designer flair, photogenic art and perfect slope-slide location at 1,531 metres—is no exception. Open all year round and featuring a never-ending mix of activities, W Verbier occupies four Alpine chalets… Read more →

Peninsula Paris

'So lavish that your jaw will drop (and stay dropped)' - Chris Heasman feels like royalty at the spectacular Peninsula Paris

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Like many of Paris’ greater hotels, the Peninsula has history. Built in the 19th century as a palace for a Russian nobleman, it later opened as the Hotel Majestic and served as a military hospital during WWI. During the Nazi occupation of France, it was chosen to act as the headquarters… Read more →

Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort, Lanzarote

Jessica Baldwin is 'spoilt for choice' at Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel, replete as it and neighbouring Lanzarote towns are with restaurants and activities

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Situated on Lanzarote’s picturesque south coast, just a stone’s throw from Dorada beach’s sandy shores, Princesa Yaiza Suite Hotel Resort is arguably the swankiest hotel in popular Playa Blanca. Its impressive kids’ clubs and eight swimming pools make it number one for… Read more →