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The view of Beijing from the Hotel Eclat.

The Hotel Eclat Beijing: A Chic Luxury Hotel With an Artsy Vibe

Eccentric luxury sounds like a contradiction in terms and generally not something you want in a hotel. The Hotel Eclat Beijing is the exception though. It’s the brainchild of a Hong Kong tycoon who wants to bring contemporary art out of collector’s confines and put it in public spaces. Nice public spaces though. The Hotel Eclat

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The Saunton Sands Hotel, A Fabulous Family Hotel in North Devon | Saunton Sands accommodation | Saunton Sands Devon | luxury hotels North Devon |  Devon Hotels by the Sea

The Saunton Sands Hotel, A Fabulous Family Hotel in North Devon

Although my husband grew up in Devon, he did not know the North Devon coast very well. I had heard the surfing culture was strong and of course there was the lure of Exmoor national park. In terms of luxury hotels in North Devon, we were immediately drawn to the Saunton Sands Hotel for its

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The Madonna Inn San Luis Obispo

The Madonna Inn in Central California Revels in its Quirkiness

“What would you recommend for lunch?” “You mean, here?” The waiter responded as if startled by the question. “To eat?” Considering I was sitting in a booth in his restaurant at lunchtime, it was my turn to be bemused. After a pause, he said, “The breakfast here is really good.” I did not find his

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