What a cute property!
Set on a 150-acre country manor estate in the picturesque village of Southrop (the location for Kate Moss’ 2011 wedding to rocker Jamie Hince), Thyme has a magical feel from the very first moment you pull up its driveway.This 17th century luxury boutique hotel is comprised of a beautiful farmhouse – featuring elegantly designed bespoke bedrooms – a series of picture perfect cottages, a renowned cookery school, a delightful cocktail bar and an award-winning, traditional country pub mere metres down the road.
Full article & more photos: Relax and recharge at luxury boutique hotel Thyme | Daily Mail Online
There’s an intimate hotel – and then there’s a hotel with only one room.
Welcome to the world’s least roomiest lodgings, where guests have a choice of a handful of rooms, or just one.
From a hotel in Germany built in a very narrow alleyway to little lodgings on a rocky outcrop in the Canary Islands, these are the hotels where size is a definite consideration.
Full Story: World’s smallest hotels revealed | Daily Mail Online
Sometimes, the greenest thing to do is to adapt something to reuse, rather than building or buying something new. We’ve seen this great examples of this practice in derelict churches that have been transformed into skateparks, Walmarts converted into public libraries, or a train transformed into a home.
In Stirling, Scotland we have yet another fabulous instance of how quirky adaptive reuse can get, as seen in this old Sea King helicopter that’s been remade into a hotel of sorts. Designboom points us to He
Full Story: Helicopter converted into one-of-a-kind hotel in Scotland : TreeHugger
I’d love to do this with several of my favorite films & TV shows…
“Game of Thrones” fans, it’s time to get off the couch and travel the seven kingdoms!You might be thinking you’ll need a loan from the Iron Bank, but that isn’t the case. Thanks to travel comparison tool liligo.com, you can see the world for a comparable price to most all-inclusive resorts.
Full Story at: Travel to All 7 ‘Game of Thrones Kingdoms’ on a Budget | TravelPulse
A few tips to consider as you start out on a venture like this:
Vacationers’ search for alternative getaways has contributed to a $100 billion industry, with millions of people worldwide listing their homes on websites like Airbnb and VRBO to generate income. But before you jump into the sharing-economy, Consumer Reports says there’s a few things you’ll need to consider before you turn your home into a hotel.
Full Story: Consumer Reports: Listing your home as a hotel | abc7chicago.com
“Unrealistic Expectations” – ROTFLMAO!!!!
A hotel boss has blamed reality shows for guests’ unrealistic expectations after he was fined £7,000 for claiming “horrific” guesthouse was four star.
Full Story: Hotel boss blames reality shows for guests’ unrealistic expectations after slugs found on towels and blood on the walls
This is beyond CUTE!!! Adorable!
You definitely won’t find a cozier hotel anywhere else in the world.
The Eh’häusl Hotel in Amberg, Germany, holds the Guinness World Record for the world’s smallest hotel, with a total floorspace of just 173 square feet (53 square meters).
Full Story: The Smallest Hotel in the World Might Also Be the Most Romantic | Travel + Leisure
One more reason for me to visit Paris! [As if I needed another one :)]
The Disneyland opening will be called Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel (replacing the resort’s current Hotel New York) and will display props and costumes from numerous Marvel films and television shows, as well as artwork inspired by the original comic books.
Full Story: World’s first Marvel comics superhero hotel to open at Disneyland Paris | Telegraph Travel
When discussing where to stay on their next trip to the mountains, skiers and snowboarders might have in mind a traditional Alpine hotel room kitted out with wooden cladding, gingham curtains and a view of the mountains – but the new Pangea Pod Hotel in Whistler is set to change all that.
Source: Inside Whister’s new pod hotel
A hotel group has become the first in the UK to launch an anti-slavery programme across its hotels. Aimed at raising awareness among both guests and staff of human trafficking, the project, by Shiva Hotels, will include a training programme for 400 employees and displaying statements in lobbies and on in-room TVs.
Full Story: UK hotel group to launch anti-slavery programme | Travel | The Guardian