Reviewed Hotels, Restaurants and Tours - Page 3

Marseille's having a moment in the spotlight as 2013's Capital of Culture so now's the time to go. Jane Duru enjoys a memorable stay at the latest outpost of designer Philippe Starck's hotel empire - the oh-so-hip Mama Shelter.

One of five Michelin star restaurants in Edinburgh and the only one with rooms, 21212 fronted by chef Paul Kitching offers unorthodox cuisine. Prepare to be mystified and dazzled at the same time, says Tina Banerjee

Balthazar is one of the most enjoyable dining experiences to be had in London right now, says Miranda York, who discovers that restaurateur Keith McNally – beloved of the New York set due to his eatery of the same name across ‘The Pond’ – has successfully transplanted the...

Dating back to the 18th century, Rockliffe Hall was a private home, hospital and community centre and has survived two fires, neglect and vandalism before being rescued by Middlesbrough Football Club. Now a 61-room hotel, how does it score as a luxury retreat? Tina Banerjee finds out.

Iceland is the ultimate destination for the gung-ho - it's got more than enough glaciers and geysers, mountains and caves to keep even the most daring going. But you don't have to travel far outside the capital to find adventure, as Jane Duru found on a caving and snorkelling tour to plumb the...

If you want to soak up the glamour of the upcoming Cannes Film Festival (from 15 May) and avoid the heaving crowds, your best tactic is to check into the nearby 5-star Hotel Le Mas Candille.

Oozing style and with an understated luxury that seemingly only the Thais can pull off so effortlessly, Hansar Samui in Koh Samui’s charming Bophut village is the perfect chic retreat for trendy couples, says Jonny Payne.

Nestling on Senegal’s Petite Côte, Lamantin Beach Resort is something of an oasis in this sun-scorched corner of West Africa. It’s also an ideal base from which to dip a toe into this charismatic country, writes Gavin Haines.

Located in the picturesque Welsh town of Conwy, a hop skip and jump away from sailboats, hills and a medieval castle, the Quay Hotel & Spa boasts an excellent location. Ankita Mahabir takes a closer look.

With staycations all the rage, Jane Duru checks into a classic hotel in Suffolk’s most charming seaside resort for a UK beach break that will cure those big city ailments.

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