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Los Angeles city guide: what to see, plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

March 3, 2017

All eyes are on LA ahead of the Oscars, and the city has more to offer visitors than ever: new bars and attractions in regenerated districts, better transport options, plus views and beaches galore The opening scene of La La Land – which looks set to sweep the board at the Oscars this weekend – […]

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Barcelona cracks down on tourist numbers with accommodation law

February 3, 2017

Spanish city passes law to limit number of beds on offer and impose moratorium on building new hotels The city of Barcelona passed a law on Friday to curb tourism as visitors have begun to overwhelm the city and anger local residents. Nungwi Village Last year the city’s 1.6 million residents were heavily outnumbered by […]

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YHA Ambleside, the Lake District: hostel review

February 3, 2017

This flagship hostel on Windermere offers backpackers and families a millionaire’s view for the price of a bunk – plus homemade cake The Youth Hostels Association got a bargain in the 1970s when it paid £71,000 for a terrace of four small Victorian hotels at the head of Windermere. On this coveted shore lined with […]

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Tax, not tech, gives Airbnb advantages in UK

February 3, 2017

One third of savings offered to customers on London accommodation comes from having lower tax bill than traditional hotels Airbnb may be known for offering frugal travellers savings over traditional hotels, but a new investigation reveals that a lot of the savings the company can offer in the UK come not from fancy technology, but […]

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The Distillery, Notting Hill, London: hotel review

February 3, 2017

With 100 gins on the menu, in-room cocktails and the chance to join a three-hour tasting, don’t expect a stay at London’s first gin hotel to be hangover free. At least it’s not far to stagger to bed I first went to the Ginstitute in 2012. Back then, it was a tiny room above a […]

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Santiago city guide: what to see, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

February 3, 2017

Santiago is emerging from the shadow of its South American neighbours with a vibrant food scene and rapidly changing neighbourhoods. Our local writer explains how to make the most of a stay in this dynamic city Santiago has always stood in the shadows of its South American neighbours. It doesn’t have the beaches of Rio […]

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20 UK hotels, rooms and hostels opening in 2017

February 3, 2017

New places to stay this year will include a cool hostel at Hadrian’s Wall, a Titanic hotel in Belfast and a Coal Exchange in Cardiff The people behind the Watergate Bay Hotel in Newquay, Cornwall, are expanding their empire. Their new hotel collection is called Another Place, and The Lake is the first to open. […]

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Trump Hotels to triple US properties in defiance of ‘no new deals’ pledge

February 3, 2017

Eric Danzinger said goal is to have hotels in 26 major American metropolitan areas, but a planned project in China is ‘pretty much off’ Donald Trump’s namesake hotel chain plans to triple its US presence, contradicting a pledge the president made in December that no new deals would be done by his organization during his […]

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The Elm Tree, Spilsby, Lincolnshire: hotel review

January 3, 2017

A new five-star B&B on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds offers bags of comfort and a chance to explore one of the country’s underappreciated rural areas This may be the era of the staycation, but how many of us can honestly say we have explored the UK? Generally, we prefer to neglect our own […]

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Good Hotel, Royal Victoria Dock, London: hotel review

January 3, 2017

This floating hotel has river views and a communal spirit, giving work to unemployed locals and inviting guests to relax in ‘living room’ spaces It’s hard to miss the Good Hotel, floating on the water of the London Docklands. On a dark night, the words that form its name shimmer in white neon above the […]

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