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Rest your head: this month’s reviews

Villa Klaic, Dubrovnik, Croatia: One night was not long enough here, where you’ll find family hospitality at its best.  We found the hosts to be extremely helpful and friendly, we were offered a welcome drink on arrival and they went out of their way to help us buy tickets at the bus station and even dropped us off … Continue reading

Rest your head: this month’s reviews

Penzion Michal, Zdiar, Slovakia: With nine clean, cosy and traditional rooms this is a great bed and breakfast that is in keeping with the traditional alpine style of Zdiar, a small but lovely village which offers excellent access to the High Tatras for hiking and other outdoor activities. All rooms are ensuite and the bathrooms … Continue reading

Rest your head: This month’s reviews

Hotel Tilto, Vilnius, Lithuania: http://www.hoteltilto.com This boutique Irish hotel is located on Tilto Street, a sleepy lane running parallel to one of the main streets in Vilnius’ beautiful old town,  and it offers good value, very comfortable rooms. The hotel is just a stone’s throw from the Cathedral but the street is not noisy and … Continue reading

Rest your head: This month’s reviews

Villa Mostar, Bosnia and Hercegovina, http://www.mostar-tours.com: This is a great little hotel and at €50 a night offers excellent value. It’s easy to find if you follow signs for the Hotel Bristol, in a good location at Musala Square about a ten minute walk to the famous old bridge and the heart of Mostar. There’s free … Continue reading

Rest your head: this month’s reviews

Hotel de l’Europe, Saint Florent, Corsica: Saint Florent is a picturesque and busy tourist destination on the north west coast of Corsica. In August I can imagine that it’s heaving, but a week in late September was perfect; there were a few people to enhance the local population but a relaxed and laid back atmosphere … Continue reading

Rest your head: Merchant’s House Hotel

This 37 room boutique hotel is centrally located hotel Tallinn’s medieval old town and is set across beautifully renovated buildings dating from the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries, full of frescoes and ancient beams. There is also a very pretty courtyard. The rooms are thoughtfully decorated, a blend of old and new, and most include free … Continue reading

Rest your head: Charming Hotel 2

The Charming Hotel 2 in Hanoi is exactly what it says it is: totally charming. Located in the heart of Hanoi’s buzzing old town, the building itself is nothing out of the ordinary, although the rooms are fresh, spotless and very nicely decorated. It is the people that make this place outstanding; the customer service … Continue reading

Rest your head: Le Meridien KL

For those on a mid-range budget, or wanting a comfortable and convenient stopover, Kuala Lumpur’s Le Meridien Hotel offers exceptional value for money. Like most hotels, you need to book in advance online to get the best rates and whilst it’s not the cheapest option in the city we thought that our extra few dollars … Continue reading

Rest your head: Silver Cloud Guesthouse

This family-run guesthouse has a wonderful and peaceful location just outside of the centre of Leh in India, far enough to feel a little like a mountain retreat but but close enough to walk to and from the town’s shops, restaurants and monasteries. The rooms are scrupulously clean and their decor is a lovely fusion … Continue reading

Rest your head: Regent of Rotorua

The Regent of Rotorua as been converted from a motel into a stylish boutique hotel that is extremely well located in the centre of Rotorua, a short stroll from the town’s restaurant and cafes. The rooms have super-comfy beds and modern, funky decor and the staff are very friendly and helpful, especially when it comes … Continue reading