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Our pick of the best comical hotel reviews

Our pick of the best comical hotel reviews

While we take our craft very seriously at The Hotel Guru – a balanced and impartial review from experts is, in our opinion, of enormous benefit to travellers looking for somewhere to stay – we nevertheless have something of a soft spot for other people’s take on their hotel experience. Especially the more unusual ones...

 

Written by HG Staff

posted Thursday, 2nd July 2020

The Five Star Hotel Experience at an Affordable Price

The Five Star Hotel Experience at an Affordable Price

Our analysis of five star hotels worldwide will give you all the information you need when it comes to booking a luxurious yet affordable holiday...

posted Thursday, 5th March 2020

A Tour of Vienna from the Ringstrasse

A Tour of Vienna from the Ringstrasse

The City of Vienna evokes images of statuesque Baroque architecture, the sounds of Mozart, Johann Strauss, and the Vienna Choir Boys. Not to mention the promise of Schnitzel, Strudel, and Sacher Torte.

 

Written by Colette Bett

posted Tuesday, 2nd April 2019

Big Brands Go For Boutique Chic

Big Brands Go For Boutique Chic

How giant hotel chains are getting into boutique-vibe hotels in a big way, by tweaking the concept to create a new niche - less blandly corporate, but still offering many of the benefits and values of a big-brand property.

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Monday, 3rd June 2019

Best street art experiences in Amsterdam

Best street art experiences in Amsterdam

Amsterdam's three temples to great art are a little staid compared with the zing, zeitgeist and zest for the new, demonstrated by Amsterdam's 21st-century street artists and celebrated at the city's two newest galleries and on its walls and gable ends.

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Monday, 18th March 2019

Carcassonne's Younger Side

Carcassonne's Younger Side

Get to know Carcassonne's younger side with a visit to the Ville Basse, where you can leave behind the gimmicky souvenir shops and discover a sense of the authentic city.

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Monday, 18th March 2019

Three great places to eat in Valence

Three great places to eat in Valence

Too many people zoom past this lovely little city on the east bank of the Rhone, but pull off the autoroute or hop off the train, and Valence is full of charms – especially for foodies...

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Monday, 18th March 2019

All About Dundee V&A

All About Dundee V&A

The new museum is the latest and grandest milestone on Dundee's drive to reinvent itself as a creative hotbed. Kengo's grand design has already raised the city's profile – before it had even opened, the city made the Wall Street Journal's 'hot destinations' list for 2018.

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Wednesday, 13th March 2019

Head for the Waterfront of Leith

Head for the Waterfront of Leith

Most of the 20,000 cruise passengers who land in Leith each year pause only for a glimpse of the Royal Yacht Britannia before heading for the iconic city-centre attractions of Scotland's capital. They don't know what they're missing.

 

Written by Robin Gauldie

posted Monday, 25th February 2019

Cool restaurants in Brussels

Cool restaurants in Brussels

The Guru’s take on cool restaurants in Brussels. Experience some of our favourites, south of the Grande Place.

 

Written by Colette Bett

posted Monday, 1st April 2019

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