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To truly enjoy a destination, you need the best local tips from the most savvy luxury lovers. Luckily for us, we offer one-of-a-kind hotels that are proudly independent to ensure we have first-hand local knowledge to create unforgettable experiences. Here is a selection of curated articles that use our local knowledge as a guide to help your holiday become a tailored, luxury-packed adventure.

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The Hot List 2020: 10 of the best new boutique hotels in the world

The Hot List 2020: 10 of the best new boutique hotels in the world

From a boutique hotel in Miami which allegedly inspired the Conga dance to a blissful resort nestled within The Himalayas, here are 10 of the...

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6 European ski resorts for thrill-seeking families

6 European ski resorts for thrill-seeking families

Finding a holiday that gets the thumbs-up from the whole family is surely one of the holy grails of parenting. With great get-away-from-it-all vibes, cosy...

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5 of the finest eco-conscious resorts

5 of the finest eco-conscious resorts

Hotels that help you tread lightly when you travel Staying in luxury can be even sweeter when you know you’re doing your best for the...

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Head Down South: Spa Hotels in Sussex

Head Down South: Spa Hotels in Sussex

Waking up in luxurious comfort. Spending the morning being massaged, scrubbed and manicured. Spa hotels in Sussex combine the ultimate in pampering with a stay...

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Four of the best family hotels in London

Four of the best family hotels in London

London is an ultimate family destination and the best family hotels in London manage to combine location and luxury with family-friendly facilities. There’s so much...

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Hotels in Paris with Eiffel Tower views

Hotels in Paris with Eiffel Tower views

Finding hotels in Paris with Eiffel Tower views as well as perfect service and beautiful rooms can be tricky. Fortunately we know exactly where to...

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Bubble Up: Hotels with Jacuzzis in the UK

Bubble Up: Hotels with Jacuzzis in the UK

Slip in and let the bubbles do their thing. There are few experiences quite as relaxing as a long soak in a Jacuzzi. Whether it’s...

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Four of the best family hotels in Scotland

Four of the best family hotels in Scotland

With historic castles, rugged coastlines and friendly locals, Scotland is the perfect place to visit with the whole clan. Choose from accommodation including a castle...

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A Scandi-chic girls’ getaway

A Scandi-chic girls’ getaway

Abi Tottenham-Smith, SLH’s Head of Social Media, explores Scandinavia with four USA bloggers and Norwegian Airlines…   AT A GLANCE In October, I took four...

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Off-the-beaten-track: highlights of Bhutan

Off-the-beaten-track: highlights of Bhutan

A 9-day itinerary through the last remaining Himalayan Kingdom   From hilltop fortresses and ancient Buddhist monasteries to breathtaking landscapes dominated by one of the...

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Q&A with Daniel Luddington, SLH’s Vice President of Development

Q&A with Daniel Luddington, SLH’s Vice President of Development

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. WHERE ARE YOU FROM? Home is in Haywards Heath in the Sussex countryside between London and Brighton. I live with my...

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Top 5 places for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve

Top 5 places for an unforgettable New Year’s Eve

From blow-out feasts to free-for-all fireworks, here’s how five different places celebrate   Filled with historic traditions, symbolic rituals and superstitions, welcoming in the New...

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5 of the coolest December hotspots

5 of the coolest December hotspots

From the Northern Lights to the Middle East   Switch the out-of-office on early with these December getaways. Whether it’s an alternative Christmas market, winter-friendly...

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Phuket in full swing

Phuket in full swing

Four extraordinary festivals on Thailand’s exotic island   From fireworks to water fights, Phuket knows how to celebrate. Our pick of four festivals takes you...

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Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards 2019

Condé Nast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards 2019

48 SLH Hotels recognised with Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Choice Awards   Condé Nast Traveller recently announced the results of its 22nd annual Readers’ Choice...

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6 spa staycations in the UK

6 spa staycations in the UK

From country pads to cool-as-cucumber contemporary escapes   Great pampering is all in the planning. After all, if you’re going to set aside a little...

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4 dog-friendly Cotswolds breaks

4 dog-friendly Cotswolds breaks

For pups in pyjamas   When you stay somewhere special, you want to share the experience with everyone you love – and that includes those...

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Southern Spain: sultry cities and chic coastal resorts

Southern Spain: sultry cities and chic coastal resorts

A twelve-day itinerary from Seville to Sotogrande Strung around Southern Spain like sparkling jewels, Seville and the Costa del Sol offer a feast of different...

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Q & A with Abi Tottenham-Smith, SLH’s Head of Social Media

Q & A with Abi Tottenham-Smith, SLH’s Head of Social Media

TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF. WHERE ARE YOU FROM? I am originally from Surrey, just south of London but I have been living in London for...

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Iceland: from urban cool to volcanic hotspots

Iceland: from urban cool to volcanic hotspots

A 10-day itinerary from Reykjavik to Sudurland Thundering waterfalls. Volcanic craters. Boiling hot geysers shooting into pure, crisp air. Iceland could be described as not...

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