Category Archives: Hot Hotels

HOT HOTELS: Tree of Life, New Delhi, India

Tree of Life lounge

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I didn’t find this gem of a B&B from a guidebook, travel magazine or website. I was searching for recommended car hire companies before I had sorted out where I was staying (yes, I sometimes do things in a peculiar order). And my faithful Lonely Planet India guidebook  said I should look no further than The Metropole Tourist Service.

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HOT HOTELS: Riad Kasbah, Marrakech, Morocco

Riad Kasbah, Morocco

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Although the medina, tucked away in the centre of Marrakech, seems hectic, dusty and uninviting, any visitor to the city has to stay in this area to get a real feel for the traditions of this exotic country.  Continue reading

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HOT HOTELS: Anantara Veli, Maldives

Anantara, Maldives. Some rights reserved – see below.

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This spacious resort is spread across three of the emerald islands of the Maldives. If you stay on the islands of Dhigu or Veli, you can use the facilities on either island, giving you ample choice of restaurants and sunbathing spots. Continue reading

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HOT HOTELS: Banyan Tree, Phuket, Thailand

Banyan Tree, Phuket. Some rights reserved – see below.

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The Banyan Tree range of boutique hotels are renowned for their exquisite designs that are luxurious whilst embracing their local surroundings. The Banyan Tree Phuket is a pioneering property within the brand’s collection.

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HOT HOTELS: Harbour Grand, Hong Kong

Harbour Grand, Hong Kong. Some rights reserved - see below.

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As soon as the doors were opened for me by a porter dressed in immaculate indian garments, I was stunned. Continue reading

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HOT HOTELS: Mahua Kothi, India

Mahua Kothi, India. Some rights reserved - see below.

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Set in the surrounding area of Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh (central state of India), the tented lodges of this resort are designed to replicate traditional Indian village-style cottages, called Kutiyas. Continue reading

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HOT HOTELS: Banjaar Tola, India

Banjaar Tola, India. Some rights reserved - see below.

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Named after the Banjaar Tola river, this safari lodge is located by the banks overlooking the tranquil forest of Kanha National Park, home to exotic animals such as tigers, deers and langur monkeys. Continue reading

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HOT HOTELS: Hotel de la Paix, Hua Hin, Thailand

Hotel de la Paix, Hua Hin

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The hotel is beautifully designed with avant-garde architecture and modern touches and perks throughout. It also has two pools, a bar, two restaurants, a fitness centre and access to a small stretch of beach. In fact, if you’re looking for relaxation, you won’t need to venture anywhere else! Continue reading

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HOT HOTELS: Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa, Goa, India

Royal Orchid Beach Resort & Spa, Goa

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The intimate, 3-star Royal Orchid Beach Resort is located in South Goa – quieter and more idyllic than the north – and a stone’s throw away from Utorda Beach. This isn’t a beach you will find widely recommended in guidebooks or publicised in travel brochures. But it’s not crowded, has powder white sand and swaying palm trees – all the characteristics of paradise on earth.

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