Dog-friendly Breaks in Britain (Alastair Sawday's Special Places to Stay) - Alastair Sawday
Sawday's books are the go-to guides when you want to find somewhere friendly, smart and reliably welcoming to stay. The discerning team at Sawday's has scoured...... more
Sawday's books are the go-to guides when you want to find somewhere friendly, smart and reliably welcoming to stay. The discerning team at Sawday's has scoured the land for places to stay where dogs are literally 'top dog' in the attention stakes. As well as offering run-arounds in the garden and treats behind the bar, the owners of these dog-friendly places can recommend the best local walks, woods, beaches, picnic spots and pubs on their patch. For owners, each B&B, hotel, inn and self-catering property is special in its own way. Each has been selected because it offers something delightful or different.
Advantages: Nice rooms, breakfast, polite staff Disadvantages: Busy hotel, a lot of waiting around.
...I recently booked to attend a 'Black Tie and Posh Frocks' Party at Holiday Inn Kensington Forum through a multi-activity group I am a member of. This review is of my experience staying at the hotel, and dining in their function rooms.
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
The hotel is based at 97 Cromwell Road which is just a few minutes walk from Gloucester Road tube station (Piccadilly, Circle...
Advantages: Good price quality ratio, good location Disadvantages: not a lot of privacy during breakfast
Right in the heart of the city lies the Holiday Inn Garden Court Leuven, a great location. This is definitely a plus for this hotel. From the station to the hotel is within walking distance. Located in a side street, which leads directly to the 'Grote markt', were you'll find the town hall and also the church. Holiday Inn Garden Court Leuven has 101 rooms and is part...
Advantages: Staff, Clean rooms and Location Disadvantages: Confusion over free kids meals
...Before my 16 year old daughter started College we decided to have a holiday to celebrate finishing school and to show my 6 year old somewhere outside of Europe. We booked a package through Expedia for the flights and this hotel. We chose Holiday Inn because they are a chain we have used before and when travelling overseas I think it's good to know what you are going to get when you arrive tired...