5* Kuala Lumpur & Borneo holiday, Two Shangri-Lahotels, Malaysia - save 20%
What better way to experience the eclectic culture and diverse landscape of Malaysia than to travel from its capital city to its beautiful coast? Staying in two...... more
What better way to experience the eclectic culture and diverse landscape of Malaysia than to travel from its capital city to its beautiful coast? Staying in two exceptional locations, you'll travel from Malaysia's hip and bustling Kuala Lumpur to the stunning coast of Borneo, a destination bursting with phenomenal natural beauty. Kuala Lumpur has grown from its humble beginnings into a powerful metropolis of skyscrapers, ancient temples, boutiques, market stalls and warungs (street cafes). In the middle of it all, just a short stroll from Central Market, is the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur, overlooking the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. A tranquil retreat with lush tropical water gardens, a labyrinthine maze, four restaurants, three bars, a spacious decked swimming pool and a brand new health club, it was the winner of the Best Luxury Hotel in Malaysia at the TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards 2012.From Malaysia's remarkable capital you'll fly to the northwest coast of Borneo, where you'll be staying in Kota Kinabalu, the capital of the Sabah State, where soft white beaches are washed with the South China Sea and dense tropical jungle brims with exotic wildlife. At the Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, you're just a running jump from the beautiful water and you can see the peak of Mount Kinabalu from your own window. The hotel's Chi Spa was voted the "best spa in Malaysia" by SpaFinder, the dining is refined and varied and the sports facilities are top notch, with a health club and a huge outdoor pool.Our fantastic offer includes three nights at the Shangri-La Kuala Lumpur in a Deluxe room with breakfast and seven nights at the Shangri-La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa, in a Kinabalu Mountain View room, on a room-only basis. We've also included a full-day elephant sanctuary tour in Kuala Lumpur as well as return flights from London Heathrow, internal flights and private transfers.Days 1-4: Kuala Lumpur Days 4-11: Borneo
Hotel La Tour, Birmingham, West Midlands - save 44%
Only unwrapped last year, the four-star HotelLa Tour is a sleek, shard-like residence in Birmingham city centre. Championing ultra-modern...... more
Only unwrapped last year, the four-star HotelLa Tour is a sleek, shard-like residence in Birmingham city centre. Championing ultra-modern architecture and a high-spec interior; this fresh-faced newcomer puts an urban spin on luxury hospitality.Designed for both business and pleasure - HotelLa Tour boasts clean lines, bold design and a just-out-of-the-box gleam. Rooms ooze personality; the clean white cafe is enlivened with pops of colour and a leafy secret-garden wall, while the restaurant blends solid oak flooring with demure muted greys. Inside the bedrooms, floor-to-ceiling windows and luxe bathrooms with walk-in rain showers make rest-time very appealing indeed.Our offer includes a stay in an Executive room with breakfast, plus a complimentary bottle of house wine if you book dinner in the restaurant.Good to knowBirmingham's renowned Christmas market is on from now until 22nd December.
Advantages: Town centre location Disadvantages: Town centre location can be noisy
...My husband and I visited the Hotel Monopol in July last year I did write notes at the time but have only now got round to writing a review.
The Hotel Monopol, Puerto de la Cruz is right in the centre of the old part of town, on a pedestrianised street facing the Plaza de la Inglesia an old square with a church trees and flowers.
The first thing you notice as you walk up to the hotel, are...
Advantages: Quality, Family Friendly Hotel Disadvantages: Non really, just needs to sort out the sunbed situation
...I have just got back from Tenerife and staying at the Hotel Noelia Sur. My family go to Tenerife every year and this is the second time we have stayed at the Noelia. It has always been known as a quality hotel, but like many hotels it has its blips.
Our flight was with Monarch airlines and to be honest it did leave certain things to be desired. I was told to expect to pay £10...
Advantages: Excellent location and fantastic value for money. Highly recommended. Disadvantages: Nothing stands out as being an issue.
...Please bear in mind that Holidays in Tenerife are usually aimed at the 18-30 age group. The Parque de La Paz hotel is located in Playa de las Americas on the south of the Island. It is situated nearby a supermarket and a mere 400m from the wonderful beaches. Tenerife's reputation certainly goes before it and I found many of my ideas surrounding the island were wrong. It is true that Tenerife...