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Shangri-La Al Husn, Muscat, Oman

Lisa Kjellsson checks in to Shangri-La Al Husn, an elegant five-star cliff top hotel in Muscat, Oman

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The credentials

Perched on a cliff top overlooking the Gulf of Oman, Shangri-La Al Husn Resort & Spa is one of Muscat’s most elegant five-star hotels catering to the growing number of visitors to the Sultanate. Inspired by the historic architecture of Omani forts, the building is impressive… Read more →

Grand Hotel Kronenhof, Pontresina

Elizabeth Bennett finds 'impeccable service and a world-class spa' at Grand Hotel Kronenhof in Pontresina, Switzerland

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Situated in Pontresina, St Moritz’s understated sister, the Grand Hotel Kronenhof was one of the first Swiss mountain hotels and has been welcoming guests since 1848. The charming neo-baroque building looks like a grand wedding cake and appears almost fairytale-esque in the… Read more →

Beaverbrook, Surrey

Elizabeth Bennett discovers 'divine interiors and delicious Japanese food' at Surrey Hills hotel, Beaverbrook

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Nestled in the Surrey Hills just 20 miles from London, this former home of media mogul Lord Beaverbrook has been transformed into a luxury hotel with eighteen individually styled bedrooms and a fine dining Japanese restaurant. Surrounded by 470 acres of stunning countryside, there’s… Read more →

Domingo Santo Hotel, Mexico City

Ella Mullings enjoys rooftop views and the sanctuary-like bedroom at Mexico City's Domingo Santo Hotel Boutique

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Set in the heart of Mexico City’s historic centre, Domingo Santo occupies a grand four-storey building. There’s an airy inner courtyard laden with hanging greenery, and an exceptional rooftop terrace overlooking a bustling plaza. With nine bedrooms, the hotel has an intimate… Read more →

Gravetye Manor, West Sussex

'From the genuine and warm staff to the roaring log fires,' Jessica Baldwin finds that Gravetye Manor in West Sussex ticks all the boxes

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The Credentials

I may enjoy a good skip along the King’s Road and a mooch around Mayfair, but at heart, I am a country gal. Born and bred on Norfolk’s rugged coast, I am comfier in Dubarrys than Choos and look far more at home in a Barbour than a Burberry. Maybe this is why, despite having been lucky enough… Read more →

Lucknam Park, Cotswolds

Lucy Lord stays at Lucknam Park , a 'sensationally beautiful' Palladian mansion turned luxury country house hotel

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The credentials:

A magnificent mile-long drive lined with beech and limes planted in 1827 leads all the way to Luckham Park. As the Palladian mansion looms into view, all ivy-clad golden Bath stone, pillared portico and bowed wings, you feel as though you’ve stumbled into the pages of a Jane Austen… Read more →