INSPIRATION FOR FINDING THE RIGHT HOTEL Be inspired by my luxury travel blog. Every week, I post top 10 travel lists and reviews of luxury hotels. You can subscribe to my newsletter (3x/week) and/or follow me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The Kiwi Collection is a great website (and my prime source of inspiration), featuring a selection of the very best luxury hotels in the world. Read the Conde Nast Traveler and Travel&Leisure magazines, which are both published once a month (I do prefer though their printed magazines over their websites). Read reviews of luxury hotels on Tripadvisor. Although I don’t pay too much attention to the occasional furious rants, I always read a few reviews before booking a hotel. Read reviews of luxury hotels on Flyertalk (google the name of the hotel + flyertalk). I find Flyertalk a very good source of information, since they … [Read more...] about Travel tip: how to get the best hotel deals?
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The Hotel Boasting a list of major awards and accolades, the spectacular Trump Turnberry hotel has been voted the Best Hotel in Scotland. With dramatic views across the Irish sea, out to the Isle of Arran and Ailsa Craig a more breathtaking location is hard to imagine. … [Read more...] about Spa Trip to the Best Hotel in Scotland
Hotel website: Aman Tokyo Other accolades: Aman Tokyo also features in my lists of the hottest luxury hotel openings of 2014, the 10 most amazing hotel lobbies in the world, the 10 most fabulous luxury hotels in Japan, the 10 best luxury hotels in Tokyo, the best Aman hotels in the world, and my 10 favorite luxury hotels in the world. Tip: enjoy complimentary VIP benefits when booking via Virtuoso (e.g. room upgrade, daily breakfast, early check-in, late check-out, and $100 USD food & beverage credit). Review: read my review of Aman Tokyo here. 1. SONEVA KIRI, THAILAND It’s no secret, I am a huge Soneva fan (some would call me a Soneva-junkie). Waking up at each one of the 3 amazing Soneva resorts – Soneva Fushi and Soneva Jani in the Maldives, and Soneva Kiri in Thailand – is always a pure delight since you know that out-of-this-world breakfast buffets are waiting for you … [Read more...] about Top 10 best hotel breakfasts in the world
6 nights 23-29 Dec at Rafayel On Left Bank London is $808.04 USD on Club1Hotels. The same stay on the same rates for the same room and rate is $1,039 USD on Booking.com. 6 nights 23-29 Dec at Bellagio Las Vegas is $1105.51 USD on Club1Hotels. The same stay on the same rates for the same room and rate is $1,597.19 USD on Booking.com. They also have an interesting Best Rate Guarantee. They say they will guarantee you’ll get the best price per night, by a margin of at least $20 USD on four-star hotels and $25 USD per night on five-star hotels, if you find a better refundable or non-refundable rate before booking. Simply send it to [email protected] and they’ll beat it by $20 or $25 USD per night. … [Read more...] about Travel tip: what are the best hotel booking websites?
Hotel website: Banyan Tree Mayakoba Other accolades: Banyan Tree Mayakoba also features in my top 10 lists of the most amazing hotel lobbies in the world, the world’s best family hotels, the best hotels & resorts in Mexico, and my favorite Banyan Tree hotels & resorts. Tip: get complimentary VIP perks when booking via Virtuoso (e.g. room upgrade, daily breakfast, $100 to $200 USD resort credit, preferential green fees at the El Camaleon golf course, early check in, and late check out). Review: read my review of the Banyan Tree Mayakoba here. 8. MANDARIN ORIENTAL BODRUM, TURKEY With an idyllic location in Bodrum’s secluded Paradise Bay, two private beaches, a range of fabulous gourmet restaurants, and a choice of stylish rooms, suites and villas, this uber-luxurious resort will seduce even the most discerning traveler to lie back, relax and savor the moment. The first beach resort of the Mandarin … [Read more...] about Top 10 best hotel spas in the world