Hotels In The News Part 4

Hotel In The News is a Backup Of The Popular Section at MyCen Hotels under Hotels In The News. Bookings can be made via the links given here too.

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino The Strip Las Vegas (booking link)
Las Vegas hotel sued for life-sized mannequin in room.

Manila Hotel Manila Bay Philippines (booking link)
New eats: Pinoy street food re-imagined at Manila Hotel buffet.

Marriott Swansea Hotel Swansea United Kingdom (booking link)
Swansea hotel charging football fans a whopping £4,650 per night on Champions League final weekend.

Hotel Port Aux Basques, Newfoundland, Canada  (booking link)
Newfoundland hotel designs rooms for children with autism.
The refurbished suite features extra locks to prevent children from running away while objects that could be thrown during tantrums are now secured.

Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur (booking link)
Located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur, STRIPES connects guests to the pulse of an urban neighbourhood, right by the city’s business hub, with some of the city’s greatest local food, art galleries, shops and legendary landmarks.

The Akmani Legian Hotel Legian Bali Indonesia (booking link)
Singaporean tourist flings himself from fifth floor of Bali hotel after consuming magic mushrooms.

Hotel California Todos Santos Mexico (booking link)
The Eagles are suing the owners of a Mexican hotel named Hotel California, claiming it is capitalising off the band’s hit song of the same name.

Element Kuala Lumpur by Westin (booking link)
Element Kuala Lumpur stands proudly at 275-metre high in Ilham Tower.
Built green from the ground up with eco-friendly practices, natural light and open spaces.

Nude Hotel,  Zipolite, Mexico (booking link)
What it was like to stay at the Nude Hotel in Zipolite, Mexico.
Mexico’s only legal nude beach and hotel are quite an experience, even for the most liberal travellers.

Las Alamandas Carretera. Quemaro, Mexico (booking link)
This Hot-Pink Hotel Is 1 of the Best-Kept Secrets in Mexico.

Mandarin Oriental Taipei Taiwan (booking link)
Gong Yoo’s Hotel Room in Taiwan Costs 20 Million Won?

Radisson Hotel Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei (booking link)
A taste of authentic Thai cuisine at Radisson.

The Baglioni Hotel Kensington London United Kingdom (booking link)
The Baglioni Hotel is the perfect place to put your feet up.

The Silo Hotel Cape Town South Africa (booking link)
Forbes declares The Silo Cape Town’s latest‚ greatest hotel.

Chirag Plaza Hotel Baku Azerbaijan (booking link)
You maid my day! Hotel guest cheers up house-keeping staff with hilarious figures made from pillows and duvets.

The Taj Rambagh Palace, Jaipur, India (booking link)
The only Indian hotel in the world’s best heritage hotels list.

Cathedral House Hotel, Glasgow (booking link)
How Cathedral House earned the title of Glasgow’s most haunted hotel.

The Omni King Edward Hotel Toronto Canada (booking link)
King Edward Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom reopens after 38 years.

The Lowry Hotel Manchester United Kingdom (booking link)
Manchester United hotel searched by sniffer dogs before derby clash with Man City as security is tightened.

The Swan Hotel and Spa Newby Bridge Rusland United Kingdom (booking link)
A hotel robe, an hour-long facial and succulent scallops in the Lake District.

XVA Art Hotel Dubai (booking link)
A Dubai Hotel for People Who Don’t Like Dubai: The XVA Art Hotel.
Under the radar for nearly 15 years (but a darling of the global smart set), it’s the project of gallerist Mona Hauser, a longtime champion of contemporary Middle Eastern art.

Roslin Beach Hotel Thorpe Esplanade, United Kingdom (booking link)
Roslin Beach Hotel rated as one of boutique best in the UK.
A boutique hotel in Southend has been listed in the top 20 beach hotels in the UK by the Times newspaper.

Curtain Bluff Spa & Resort All Inclusive Antigua & Barbuda (booking link)
Inside Curtain Bluff: How glamorous 1950s American couple built Antigua’s oldest exclusive hotel – and where old-world values make it first choice for the most discerning vacationer.

Jam Hotel Brussels Belgium (booking link)
Concrete thinking’s in fashion at Brussels’ brutalist Jam Hotel.
Budget hotels always offer basic, boxy rooms, but not many are as creative as this alternative gem in the Belgian capital.

Movenpick Hotel Mansour Eddahbi Marrakech Morocco (booking link)
Follow in the footsteps of Morocco’s greatest sultan with a visit to golden Marrakech.
The treasures that Ahmad al-Mansour Eddahbi brought to Marrakech remain much in evidence, and a new hotel nameafter him only burnishes the city’s opulence.

Summer Bay Lang Tengah Island Resort (booking link)
Set your sights on Pulau Lang Tengah, dubbed ‘the Maldives of Southeast Asia’

Malmaison Birmingham (booking link)
Woman who swiped hotel’s freebie shampoo begs them for more after she says it CURED her psoriasis.

Art Series The Olsen Hote Melbourne (booking link)
Art Series The Schaller Studio Bendigo (booking link)
Cheeky hotel promotion encourages guests to take nude selfies inside the rooms – then artists turn photos into life drawings.

Shangri-La Hotel, Paris (booking link)
The Shangri-La is a Parisian paradise.
The aptly-named luxury hotel in the City of Love is quite simply as good as it gets.

Sheraton Hotel Addis Ababa Ethiopia  (booking link)
Mt Etna, Ethiopia: Journey to one of the hottest places on Earth.

The Ritz Carlton Vienna (booking link)
The Ritz Carlton, Vienna – hotel review
Sumptuous luxury and a world class steak helps David Ellis relax during a weekend of Austrian culture.

Grand Central Hotel Glasgow, United Kingdom (booking link)
Tempus at Grand Central Hotel has a new set menu and it’s a bargain.
The train station restaurant has a touch of old school glamour about it and the service is impeccable – but you’ll be happy to know that the prices don’t match the decor.


Hotels In The News Part 3

Hotel In The News is a Backup Of The Popular Section at MyCen Hotels under Hotels In The News. Bookings can be made via the links given here too.

Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Switzerland (booking link)
Consider Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, in the St Gallen Rhine Valley of east Switzerland, for a rejuvenating getaway this spring.

Le Méridien Tahiti (booking link)
A prime beachside locale, bursting with tropical charm; this hotel serves up spectacular South Pacific sunsets and potent rum cocktails.

Six Senses Laamu,  Maldives Islands (booking link)
This luxury castaway resort continues to live up to the Maldives ideal.

Artist Residence Hotel Brighton (booking link)
For an ‘accidental hotelier’ the owner of this Regency townhouse hotel is doing a pretty impressive job, offering a sophisticated seaside stay in artist-designed rooms plus high-end dining.

Barcelo Torre de Madrid Spain (booking link)
Barcelo Torre de Madrid – hotel review.
Laura Millar discovers a chic city-centre hotel with an undeniably playful side.

Batty Langley’s London (booking link)
Inside London’s quirkiest hotel room.
The Box Room at Batty Langley’s in Spitalfields is a cosy, single room under the eaves, inspired by an old-fashioned railway carriage.

Idaho’s Sun Valley Resort
(booking link)
Hotel Jackson, Jackson Hole, Wyoming (booking link)
Solar eclipse mania spurs festivals, tours, sold-out hotels.

Crimson Hotel Filinvest City Manila (booking link)
A taste of Vietnam at Crimson Hotel Filinvest.

Oddfellows On The Park Manchetser, United Kingdom (booking link)
Look inside new luxury hotel Oddfellows on the Park.

Urbanpod Hotel Mumbai (booking link)
India’s first ‘pod hotel’ has opened in Mumbai; so when are you packing your bags?

Henn na Hotel Maihama Tokyo Bay (booking link)
Step into the robot-staffed hotel.

Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort (booking link)
Fly direct to Krabi to visit Thailand’s hidden gem.
Once accessible only via an internal flight, you can now fly direct to this beautiful area of Thailand from Manchester.

Nuo Hotel Beijing (booking link)
A Year and a Half On and Nuo Brunch is Still One of the Best Buffet Hotel Brunches in Beijing.

Shangri-La’s Rasa Ria Resort & Spa Kota Kinabalu Malaysia (booking link)
Surrounded by 400-acres of nature reserve and boasting a two-mile velvet sand beach, Rasa Ria is a grand and luxurious resort on the edge of Borneo’s tropical wilderness.

The Grand Scarborough Hotel United Kingdom (booking link)
Ghost hunt in historic Yorkshire hotel.
A group of paranormal detectives are inviting ghost hunters to investigate spooky goings-on at one of Yorkshire’s oldest hotels.

Hotels In The News Part 2

Hotel In The News is a Backup Of The Popular Section at MyCen Hotels under Hotels In The News. Bookings can be made via the links given here too.

Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (booking link)
Why You Should Consider the Cayman Islands for Your Spring Break Getaway.

The Westin Long Beach
(booking link)
Hyatt Regency Long Beach
(booking link)
30th Annual Scuba Show highlights new lineup of activities and entertainment.

Fonteverde Tuscan Resort & Spa Tuscany Italy (booking link)
Where the surroundings are as soothing as the spa treatments: A spring escape at a dreamy Tuscan hotel with its own thermal waters.

Centara Hotel Hat Yai (booking link)
Hatyai jaunt
The southern Thai city has great food, night markets and massages.

The Swan Hotel, Bibury, United Kingdom (booking link)
Adorable kitten rescued from hotel wall after housekeeper heard mewing.

1. Hotel Palisade The Rocks, Sydney (booking link)
2. Cremorne Point Manor Hotel (booking link)
3.  Glenferrie Kirribilli North Sydney (booking link)
4. The Old Clare Hotel, Chippendale, Sydney (booking link)
5. Watsons Bay Boutique Hotel, Sydney (booking link)
Where to stay in Sydney: Five affordable boutique hotels.
Sydney’s best cheap hotels for budget travellers.

Hotel SSJ International Lucknow India (booking link)
Now, Yogi Adityanath ‘inspired’ menu at Lucknow hotel.

Phum Baitang Resort Siem Reap, Cambodia (booking link)
Inside Angelina Jolie’s Favourite Hotel.

Palm View Villa Hoi An (booking link)
Huong Sen Hotel Ho Chi Minh City or Saigon (booking link)
The ultimate (pork) bun fight has taken over the streets of Vietnam.

Al Meroz Hotel Bangkok The Halal Hotel (booking link)
How Thailand is making itself more appealing to Muslim travellers.

The Tongsai Bay Hotel (booking link)
Breathtaking seaside hotel in Thailand practices radical reuse, grows 100% of its produce

Oasia Hotel Downtown Singapore (booking link)
Grow your own hotel: this tropical high-rise in Singapore has its own ecosystem.

Villa Samadhi Singapore (booking link)
Villa Samadhi stands out in urban Singapore as it is the only resort villa to be set in a lush nature reserve.

The Rittenhouse Hotel (booking link)
Caviar Dreams Come True In Philadelphia With Luxury Jeweler And Hotel

Taipei Garden Hotel (booking link)
Taipei Garden Hotel to hold month-long Malaysian food festival to lure Muslims.

Sunway Pyramid Hotel (booking link)
Fuss free stay at the newly renovated Sunway Pyramid Hotel.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Binghamton, New York (booking link)
April the giraffe – forget the LIVE stream, Hilton hotel offering EXCLUSIVE zoo package

Hotels In Singapore and Budget Hotels In Singapore (booking links)
Why Indian tourists love Singapore.

Mashpi Lodge Cariaco, Cariaco, Ecuador (booking link)
Guinea pigs for dinner, 90% humidity and LOTS of wildlife: Inside the $10m cloud forest hotel in one of the last pristine areas of jungle on the planet

Hotel Pueblo Camino Real (booking link)
Spanish Hotel Trashed by 1,200 Partying Portuguese Teens

1. Four Seasons Shanghai (booking link)
2. Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi (booking link)
3. Marina Bay Sands Singapore  (booking link)
4. Fairmont Monte-Carlo Monaco (booking link)
5. Hotel de la Source Belgium (booking link)
F1 drivers’ mega-bucks CRIBS: 5-star luxury lives at GP weekends REVEALED.

Britannia Birmingham Hotel – City Centre (booking link)
We reviewed Britiannia Hotel in Birmingham dubbed ‘the worst hotel in the UK’.

Trump International Washington D.C. (booking link)
See The Dress Omarosa Wore For Her Wedding at Trump Hotel.

Hotels In The News Part 1

Hotel In The News is a Backup Of The Popular Section at MyCen Hotels under Hotels In The News. Bookings can be made via the links given here too.

Gran Hotel Miramar GL, Malaga, Spain (booking link)
Barça resting in the hotel where Jesús Gil was judged.

Hotel Football Old Trafford (booking link)
Gary Neville hires notorious Manchester United hooligan and ex-con to work as security at hotel he co-owns with Ryan Giggs.

Lotus Desaru Beach Resort & Spa (booking link)
Desaru coast — a hidden gem.

The Whitby Hotel New York NY (booking link)
Inside the Whitby Hotel: Crosby Street’s Sophisticated Older Sister.

Hotel Indigo – Los Angeles Downtown (booking link)
Hotel Indigo Opens in DTLA

Not a hotel specific story (no booking link)
Quick and Simple Hotel Workout

Mimi’s Hotel Soho London (booking link)
Mimi’s, Soho, London: hotel review.

Boucan by Hotel Chocolat (booking link)
Real-life Willy Wonkas: how Hotel Chocolat turns bean into bar from a paradise HQ in St Lucia.

Nice Hotel, New Plymouth, New Zealand (booking link)
New Plymouth hotel named ‘most elegant’ by international travel guide – Nice.–nice

Formerly The Vidella Hotel Blackpool (booking link)
Family holiday goes sour at rebranded ‘Viagra Hotel’

Hotels In KLIA

All of us will need an airport hotel for various reasons some day. It may be to catch an important flight on time, to stay overnight because of flight arrival or departure delays or to wait for lost or delayed baggage. Usually it may be because of transit or to catch a connecting flight.

Note that many of the KLIA budget hotels are in a satellite town away from the airport. Not all are at the doorsteps or inside the airport complex although many labelled themselves misleadingly or tagged KLIA to its name. Always find out about available transport options before you book.

Staying at an airport hotel can take away the usual pre-flight stress and anxiety about unexpected traffic jams and other delays.

Click on a link below to view each hotel or to book. You can also find and book the hotels from here:

*Picture taken by me when boarding an unscheduled or chartered Air Asia flight from KLIA.

Hotels at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang:

Hotels In and Outside KLIA/KLIA 2 And Vicinity Of Airport:
Plaza Premium Lounge Malaysia (KLIA2) – Transit Hotel,
Sri Langit Hotel KLIA Bandar Baru Salak, Sepang,
Sama-Sama Hotel Kuala Lumpur International Airport,
Sama Sama Express, KL International Airport Transit Hotel,
Tune Hotel KLIA 2,
Concorde Inn Kuala Lumpur International Airport Hotel, Downtown KLIA, Sepang, (may be closed),
Tune Hotel Sepang Old LCCT Airport,
The Everly Putrajaya Hotel,

Budget Hotels:
Sri Enstek Hotel – KLIA,
Qlassic Hotel  Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi, Sepang
Sri Packers Hotel – KLIA Bandar Enstek,
Casa Hotel KLIA Pusat Perniagaan Salak, Sepang,
Homestay @ KLIA Labu,
The YouniQ Hotel Sepang,