Cormoran Lodge is beautifully situated, overlooking a quiet cove on Lake Kivu, a short drive from the town of Karongi (formerly known as Kibuye) and roughly halfway up the scenic west coast of the lake.
The Hotel Palacio and Banyan Tree Spa stands in Estoril, 25 km west of Lisbon, a town which has long regarded one of Europe’s elite destinations.
The Guoman Charing Cross Hotel is arguably the most central of all London’s many hotels. As the name of this 4-star luxury hotel suggests, it stands at Charing Cross.
The Monument to the Discoveries is today as just as much a part of the Belem landscape as the nearby Hieronymites Monastery (the ‘Mosteiro dos Jerónimos’ as it is known in Portuguese), the ornate Manueline structure which is today classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hotel Julien is a beautifully designed 21-room hotel in the heart of Antwerp’s old town. This boutique hotel opened in 2004 with eleven guest rooms. Further rooms were added in May 2010 when a second wing entered service, following major renovations to this eighteenth century town house.
Abode Hotel Chester is a smart, modern hotel located an easy ten minute stroll from the half-timbered buildings of the city’s historic centre. The hotel overlooks England’s oldest active racecourse and the distant hills of Wales.
Eurostars Grand Central Hotel is a smart, affordable 4-star hotel in central Munich, a couple of minute’s walk from Hackerbruecke S-Bahn station.
First impressions count and arriving to a cheery greeting from the doorman - then stepping into the warm reception area of the Capital Hotel, where I could thaw myself by the fireplace - was the ideal welcome on an icy January afternoon.
The Romantik Hotel Vivenda Miranda is a boutique resort on Portugal’s Algarve coast, a couple of kilometres from the centre of Lagos.
Located a five minute walk from Bond Street Underground station, the 142-room Mandeville Hotel, at Madeville Place, is suitably placed for shoppers or business people seeking a central base for a stay in London.