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  • Italy Trentino
    The Excellent Hotel Lorenzetti in Madonna id Campiglio

    The Excellent Hotel Lorenzetti in Madonna id Campiglio

    Hotel Lorenzetti, an Italian family-run four-star hotel in Madonna di Campiglio a mountain resort in the region of Trentino can only be described as excellent. It has maintained a reputation for great hospitality and superb cuisine for nearly thirty years ...

  • Italy Abruzzo
    Where to Stay in the Italian resort of Pescasseroli in Abruzzo

    Where to Stay in the Italian resort of Pescasseroli in Abruzzo

    In the heart of the Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise and close to the Apennine Mountains Pescasseroli in the Italian region of Abruzzo is ideally situated for both summer and winter holidays. The accommodation available is as varied as the activities visitors will find in the surrounding…

  • Yorkshire York
    Novotel in York, England

    Novotel in York, England

    The Novotel in York is nicely appointed on the bank of the River Foss and a short walk from the city centre. When I arrived I was warmly welcomed and settled in the lounge as my room was not ready. I had a light lunch from the bar while I waited. It was really good comprising fresh artisan…

  • Italy Abruzzo
    Sport Hotel Daniel in Pescasseroli, Abruzzo in Italy

    Sport Hotel Daniel in Pescasseroli, Abruzzo in Italy

    Sometimes it is not the splendour of the place or the attractions around it but one small act of kindness that is the dominant memory of a visit. And so it was regarding my stay at Hotel Sport Daniel. The breakfast buffet here featured a good variety of fresh fruit including my favourite,…

  • Italy Abruzzo
    Hotel Villa Elena in Tortoreto, Abruzzo, italy

    Hotel Villa Elena in Tortoreto, Abruzzo, italy

    The Adriatic coastline of province of Termano in the Italian region of Abruzzo is one long sandy beach stretching for forty-five kilometres. A ribbon development of seven traditional Italian seaside resorts, known as the seven sisters, offer accommodation of all varieties and standards for sun and…

  • Hotel Reviews
    Roch Castle and Penrhiw Priory in Pembrokeshire, Wales

    Roch Castle and Penrhiw Priory in Pembrokeshire, Wales

    Roch Castle and Penrhiw Priory are two exceptional accommodations in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Both are housed in historic buildings that have been lovingly renovated by the renowned Welsh architect Keith Griffiths to retain the character of a unique property ...

  • Hotel Reviews
    Llys Meddyg in Newport, Pembrokeshire – A Restaurant with Rooms and a Yurt

    Llys Meddyg in Newport, Pembrokeshire – A Restaurant with Rooms and a Yurt

    When I arrived at my accommodation, Llys Meddyg in Newport, Pembrokeshire in Wales I was warmly welcomed by Cecilia, mother of the owner Ed and his wife Lou. After I had checked in and taken my luggage to my room I joined Cecilia in the lounge for a cup of tea. During our conversation Cecilia…

  • Lithuania Birštonas
    Vytautas Mineral Spa – My Favourite Hotel in the Spa Town of Birštonas in Lithuania

    Vytautas Mineral Spa – My Favourite Hotel in the Spa Town of Birštonas in Lithuania

    From the outside the Vytautas Mineral Spa resembles a long-armed space ship that has carefully set itself down on earth beside a lake surrounded by luscious green parkland. It was hard to believe that I was within five minutes' walk of the centre of Birštonas a pretty spa town in Lithuania ...

  • Faroe Islands Tórshavn
    Hotel Føroyar – A Special Hotel in Tórshavn, Capital of the Faroe Islands

    Hotel Føroyar – A Special Hotel in Tórshavn, Capital of the Faroe Islands

    When I arrived at the Hotel Føroyar I was delighted to see that it had a traditional turf roof. But I could not help wondering if this was genuine. The turf roof comprises a covering of birch bark topped by tiles of turf has been popular since prehistoric times. Today they continue to triumph…

  • Hotel Reviews
    Heywood Spa Hotel in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

    Heywood Spa Hotel in Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales

    The Heywood Spa Hotel is located in a quiet, residential area above the town centre of Tenby in Pembrokeshire, Wales as befits its origins as an elegant country house. The present owners, Claire and Peter Nutty, have fulfilled their aim to create cosy yet upmarket accommodation for tourists…