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Glamorous yet accessible with a St Tropez-meets-Ibiza energy, Mykonos is one of our favourite European islands. With the blue hues of the Aegean Sea lapping its doorstep, temperate Cycladic climes and tasty Greek meze on tap, it’s no surprise. Forget the chichi glitz synonymous with the isle’s...  Read More »

The Williamsburg Hotel

The Williamsburg Hotel thewilliamsburghotel.com are straight from the NYC pied-à-terre you wish you had. Design is courtesy of Michaelis Boyd of Babington House fame and an entrance that sees you traverse a cascading staircase down to a bar crowned by thousands of strands of multi-coloured yarn...  Read More »

1 Brooklyn Bridge

1 Brooklyn Bridge 1hotels.com slots right into its trendy ’hood. Its Brooklyn Heights address affords blinding views of downtown and Lady Liberty, especially from the rooftop pool. We love how the slightly masculine neutral colour palette and reclaimed stylings in the 194 rooms is softened by the likes...  Read More »

The Renwick

The Renwick curiocollection3.hilton.com in Midtown Manhattan. Consider the Twenties brick building the sharp-dressed little brother to the grand dames of the neighbourhood. Interiors across the 173 rooms showcase a touch of Jazz Age spirit. Expect eclectic art from local creatives, gold flourishes and colourful...  Read More »

The Silo

There’s something about taking a run-down heritage building and transforming it into a knockout hotel that just feels so much better than a new-build – it inherits character without even trying. The Silo, Cape Town’s latest opening, is a case in point. You’ll find it encompassing six floors of a converted...  Read More »

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai fourseasons.com in Vietnam is emerging hot off the heels of a full rebrand. As well as an extensive upgrade, the beachside resort now offers eight dreamy new family villas, a beach bar, Vietnamese cookery school and an increased watersports programme.  Read More → Read More »

The Ned

The Ned thened.com in the City of London is kind of a big deal. No, really: there are 252 bedrooms and nine restaurants in the new hotel. Rich interiors across the old Midland Bank channel the Twenties and Thirties in a riot of gutsy colour schemes, heavily patterned fabrics, mahogany furniture, vintage pieces...  Read More »

The Warehouse

The Warehouse thewarehousehotel.com is the coolest place to bed down this month. A former godown, the low-slung 37-room property is on the banks of the river in trendy Robertson Quay. A warm and industrial atmosphere is to be expected. Original masonry walls and double-height ceilings are softened by calming,...  Read More »

Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar

Oman is teeing up to be big this year. It’s more rugged and less brash than its Emirati neighbours and the country has seen a spate of high-end launches. Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar is the hottest of the lot. Situated 2,000m above sea level in the craggy Al Hajar Mountains, its location, which is only accessible...  Read More »

Arctic Treehouse

The Refuge restaurant offers a menu of small plates and a winter garden that’s great for cocktails. Winter wonderlands don’t get better than Arctic Treehouse arctictreehousehotel.com which sits in the heart of a forest near Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland. Picture-perfect panoramas are to be expected across the 32...  Read More »