Reviews Archive: Romance

Le Saint James ~ Bordeaux, France

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It’s safe to say that even on our extensive travels, we’ve never slept in the same room as a Harley-Davidson. But that was before spending two blissful nights in the Harley-Davidson Suite at the sensational Le Saint James in Bouliac, a tiny, peaceful village near Bordeaux,

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Burgh Island ~ Devon

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It broods like a grand cruise liner off the coast, and if you want something, they will bring it to you. On a large silver tray. We think it’s Fabulous, with a capital F.

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Aviator ~ Hampshire

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“Now this is what I call going up in the world!” Monsieur 2 jokes as we step into possibly the most stylish lift we’ve ever seen. Lined with alligator-effect leather and polished walnut, clouds passing by through a porthole ‘window’, the feeling is of being in a vintage private jet. We love it!

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Strattons ~ Norfolk

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We gasp as we walk in; it’s amazing. How we wish we’d booked more than one night.

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The Reading Rooms ~ Kent

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The Reading Rooms is the epitome of modern bohemian style and about as perfect as a bed and breakfast gets.

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The Pig in the Wall ~ Southampton

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The perfect slice of Old England, The Pig in the Wall is a beautifully-designed and very welcoming bijou boutique hotel, in a coastal city steeped in history.

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The Westleton Crown ~ Suffolk

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The Westleton Crown really is a wonderful gem of a retreat – a great winter getaway and a serene (and secluded) summer destination. Well, if it was good enough for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, it’s definitely good enough for us!

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