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: Very close to city centre and transport, Cheap. Disadvantages: Can be noisy
...with our room however was that it was at the front of the hotel and right over the road which could be a little noisy. But I guess that this is a price you have to pay for having a hotel in central Madrid.
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The only meal that we ate there was breakfast although they do have an à la carte restaurant which serves lunch and dinner. Breakfast is eaten in this same restaurant and its very...
Advantages: Excellent location and good value for money Disadvantages: Not suitable for disabled people
The Bellevue hotel is a three star hotel and has 36 rooms, which are all nicely decorated in either burgundy or blue tones. It is a four storey building with lots of parisian style.
The hotel is a small independantly run hotel which is in a fantastic location 19 Rue d' orsel, 7518 Paris which is at the foot of the Sacre Coeur church in Montmartre.
I had pre-booked a taxi...
Advantages: Central location, room safe Disadvantages: Dangerous floors
...This traditional hotel is situated in the very centre of historical Madrid. Therefore the transfer time from the airport is one of the least. We took the train into the centre and then walked to the hotel. Without children this is a fairly reasonable distance to cover on foot but it was a bit too far with our small child in a buggy so we would advise a taxi if you travel with children. (I mean...