Hotel Review: Hansar Samui Resort & Spa

Checking in — facts and first impressions Meaning happiness/joy in Sanskrit, Hansar is an award-winning resort that opened in July 2010. The beach-front property has 74 rooms, all with a sea view; the website has a series of virtual tours for a closeup look of rooms and facilities. It is located in Bophut Bay, which is only around 10-minutes from Koh Samui’s international airport. Arriving at … Continue reading Hotel Review: Hansar Samui Resort & Spa

Holiday Inn Macao Cotai Central

Checking In – facts and first impressions The 1,224-room hotel (website) opened in April and is the largest Holiday Inn in the world. Mixed first impressions – I thought the exterior looked decidedly odd and then my travelling companion, who had worked on the project which houses the hotel, explained that the Mongol-style exterior of the Holiday Inn, Conrad and Sheraton, is to represent the … Continue reading Holiday Inn Macao Cotai Central

Archives: Mysterious hairs to bathroom views

As the blog is new the content is still being developed so until I write a hotel review under Sybarite Unlimited I thought I would share a taste of the past. Two hotel reviews I wrote for Business Traveller Asia Pacific. DoubleTree by Hilton, Kuala Lumpur The Peninsula Chicago And a review of The Peninsula Shanghai’s fine-dining restaurant, just days after opening, for Foodtripper.com Continue reading Archives: Mysterious hairs to bathroom views