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Coming Soon -An elegant sister hotel to the Calcot Manor, Barnsley House and the Lord Crewe Arms.
Yay it’s Spring! But if that milestone has just left you even more desperate for a bit of pre-Summer sunshine then here are some of the destinations where it’s sunny today. Right now.
Fiona Duncan, Hotel Guru founder and Telegraph Travel's hotel expert, on what annoys her about waiters serving food in hotel restaurants.
It’s been exceptionally windy in the UK this week and it’s sparked a couple of conversations about the naming of storms. One of these conversations ended with me mentioning the ‘Fremantle Doctor’. Not Fremantle’s local G.P., this doctor is a particular breeze which comes in off the Indian Ocean and relieves Perth (via Fremantle) during the hottest summer months.
Salvatore Aceto's delightful tour of his 1,000 old lemon grove in Amalfi.
Top reasons to love the Hotel Santa Caterina by Fiona Duncan.
Take note, knights in open-topped sports cars, these are your best Valentines mini-breaks crib notes from the Hotel Guru.
As some of the Hotel Guru team are based in Stirling it would be unpopular to include cod Scots och-aye-ing here. But Burns Night does seem to have become a national holiday - after starting as a tribute by family and friends. And certainly worthy of experiencing in Scotland. So here are the Hotel Guru’s recommendations for the best places to stay over for Burns Night.
Today’s weekend lunch guests don’t have any kids, but for Christmas, Mr Guest gave Mrs Guest a puppy. A Schnitzel Von Krumm, as far as my son is concerned. So they showed up with a dog, To our house. Without letting us know in advance. Their dog is a lovely, happy, friendly little guy, but so far they’ve had to take almost two weeks off work between them to look after the puppy, and it’s proving to be a big lifestyle adjustment. Which prompted me to check out our Guru’s recommendations for dog friendly hotels in the UK.