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by Hilary Stockton on 12/21/2016
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12/21/2016
  This Cheval Blanc Randheli Review is from our recent stay at the resort, during our third visit to the Maldives. I shared some early photos of the resort in my post, Wow! Style and Substance: Can You Guess the...
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12/12/2016
  This Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa Review is from our 2016 return visit to the resort, 3 years after our original visit in 2013. This was our third visit to the Maldives, which we love returning to for its great...
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12/5/2016
  This Raffles Dubai Review is part of a trip report on the Maldives. Raffles is an iconic brand, particularly properties such as Raffles Singapore and Raffles Le Royal Monceau Paris, yet I haven't stayed at Raffles properties before, so...
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11/8/2016
  Washington, DC is on our mind today, Election Day, making it a good time to review the Four Seasons, Washington, DC from our recent visit to our nation's capital. Visiting Washington, D.C.? See all our posts tagged Washington, DC....
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11/4/2016
  This Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Club Level Review is from a recent Hong Kong trip that included Cathay Pacific First Class and luxury hotel stays in Vietnam. Visiting Hong Kong? See all our articles tagged Hong Kong. For other posts in this trip...
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10/31/2016
  This Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Review of a Club Grand Victoria Harbour Room is from a recent Hong Kong trip that included Cathay Pacific First Class and luxury hotel stays in Vietnam. Visiting Hong Kong? See all our articles tagged Hong Kong....
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10/22/2016
  This Amanoi Review is part of a trip report including luxury hotels in Vietnam and Hong Kong and Cathay Pacific First Class. Amanoi is by Vinh Hy Bay in Vietnam, and is the perfect place to relax and unwind with beautiful...
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10/20/2016
  This The Reverie Saigon Review is from a recent trip to Vietnam, with stays in luxury hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vinh Hy Bay and Hong Kong. For prior posts in this trip report, see Review: The Centurion Lounge New...
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9/19/2016
  This Review of St. Regis Moscow Nikolskaya is part of a new Russia trip report that includes St. Petersburg. Visiting Russia? See all of our posts tagged Russia. Prior posts include: Review: Hotel Astoria St. Petersburg, Russia Review: Astoria Cafe, St....
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9/8/2016
  This Review of the Ararat Park Hyatt Moscow Hotel is part of a new Russia trip report that includes St. Petersburg. Visiting Russia? See all of our posts tagged Russia. Prior posts include: Review: Hotel Astoria St. Petersburg, Russia Review: Astoria...
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8/20/2016
  Hotel Astoria in St. Petersburg, Russia is a Rocco Forte hotel originally built in 1911. It was well known as the best hotel in the city during World War II, and Hitler planned to hold his victory dinner there, after...
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8/17/2016
  The Sofitel London Heathrow Hotel is the most convenient choice if you have an early morning flight out of London Heathrow, since it's connected to Terminal 5. My previous review covered a Luxury Room with Club Lounge access; for...
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8/7/2016
  This Review of the Shangri-La at the Shard, London, is from our recent stay. For other posts from our London and Paris site inspections and visits, please see: Review: Pur' Paris Restaurant, Park Hyatt Paris Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome La...
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7/22/2016
  This Review of Brown's Hotel in London's West End is from our recent stay. For other posts from our London and Paris site inspections and visits, please see: Review: Pur' Paris Restaurant, Park Hyatt Paris Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome La...
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7/18/2016
  This Review of The Milestone Hotel in London is from our recent stay. For other posts from our London and Paris site inspections and visits, please see: Review: Pur' Paris Restaurant, Park Hyatt Paris Hotel Review: Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome La Cuisine...
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7/9/2016
  This Mandarin Oriental Paris is a hotel review I've wanted to do for some time now. It's one of just 16 French hotels with the "Palace" designation, awarded to recognize the finest 5 star hotels. The Four Seasons Hotel George V, Paris also has...
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7/1/2016
  This Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome hotel review is an update of my prior Park Hyatt Paris-Vendome review from 2013. We were arriving at Paris Charles de Gaulle in the early evening, so we just needed a room for the night,...
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6/9/2016
  This Loews Regency San Francisco Hotel Review (formerly, the Mandarin Oriental San Francisco) is from a recent San Francisco stopover to see friends, on our way back from Bora Bora, New Zealand and Fiji. For other San Francisco luxury...
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5/20/2016
  This Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa Review is the third leg of a trip report that also includes Bora Bora and New Zealand. Our stay was rather last minute, since our original destination was Laucala Island (see Best Luxury...
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5/10/2016
  This Novotel Auckland Airport Hotel Review is from a New Zealand trip report. For the prior posts, please see: Air Tahiti Nui Business Class Review: Papeete to Auckland Review: The Farm at Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand Elephant...
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