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The Lure of the Minibar.

The Lure of the Minibar.

Hoteliers say minibar prices merely reflect their costs. But with a typical markup of 100% for a bottle of water, 200% for a mini-vodka or 400% for a beer, who can blame guests for being sceptical?

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Thursday, 23rd March

The Ducati temple in Bologna

The Ducati temple in Bologna

The Ducati Museum in Bologna is a temple to two-wheeled excess, celebrating the legendary Italian brand's progress from builder of humble mopeds to creator of some of the world's greatest motorcycles.

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Thursday, 16th March

Edinburgh celebrates its 70th festival year!

Edinburgh celebrates its 70th festival year!

Edinburgh celebrates its 70th festival year! Almost five million people are expected to visit Edinburgh's multiple festivals in 2017, so book early for the best hotels at the best prices.

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Thursday, 2nd February

Stars in our eyes

Stars in our eyes

Hotel rating systems aren't as helpful as they seem, according to Hotel Guru reviewer Robin Gauldie. Surprisingly, there's no global hotel grading system and there aren't even EU-wide standards.

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Thursday, 26th January

Top tips for Burns Night in Edinburgh

Top tips for Burns Night in Edinburgh

Wit, whisky, reeling, an evening of fun, great food, music and entertainment. Edinburgh is buzzing with planned Burns Night celebrations.

 

Written by Colette Bett

posted Monday, 16th January

Fun weekend in Bilbao

Fun weekend in Bilbao

We know the feeling. You'd like to explore a city you've never been to before? Plan a fun weekend in Bilbao, you can be there in under two hours!

posted Wednesday, 14th December 2016

Springtime in Seville

Springtime in Seville

The recommended hot spots and best experiences for a springtime trip to Seville.

 

Written by Colette Bett

posted Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

A sparkling city Christmas?

A sparkling city Christmas?

Fun amidst the bright lights. Sparkle your way through a city Christmas Eve and beyond!

 

Written by Colette Bett

posted Thursday, 17th November 2016

Coming soon - New hotel opening in Chelsea in 2017.

The arrival of a hip and trendy Costes Chelsea in 2017.

 

Written by Fiona Duncan

posted Sunday, 30th October 2016

Coming soon - Rampsbeck & Royal William Yard

Coming soon - Rampsbeck & Royal William Yard

Two new exciting hotels being developed; one is Rampsbeck on the shores of the Ullswater and the other will be in Royal William Yard, Plymouth.

 

Written by Fiona Duncan

posted Tuesday, 25th October 2016