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Long Island’s Oldest Grand Lady

Pridwin Hotel and ChaletsCape Town Resorts The Pridwin Hotel and Cottages on Shelter Island, part of the Hamptons, is one of Long Island's oldest hotels. Since opening 95 years ago, the property has been a mainstay for vacationers looking…

Siem Reap’s iconic hotel turns 90

Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor, Siem Reap's landmark hotel and one of Southeast Asia's most famous heritage properties, celebrated its 90th anniversary on Friday with a glittering party at Angkor Wat. The event, which brought together nearly…

Strand Palace Hotel, London

Built in 1909, the Strand Palace Hotel has survived two world wars, witnessed 26 prime ministers and seen more protests than you can count (Trafalgar Square is around the corner). The 20th-century whitewashed monster was also a popular…

Grand Hotel Tremezzo of Lake Como

In the 1932 film, large hotel, Greta Garbo called Lake Como Grand Hotel Tremezzo "this sunny, happy place." Ninety years later, the glittering resort, which overlooks Bellagio from the very heart of the matchless lake, still lives up to…

Noel Gallagher’s heater is down

NOEL Gallagher swapped cigarettes and booze for scones and afternoon tea after moving into the posh Claridge's hotel. The leader of the High Flying Birds and his family decamped there after the heating in their house went out. 7Noel…

Orrong Hotel

In a suburb of architectural gems, Armadale's Orrong Hotel prides itself. The 150-year-old art deco pub had been closed for almost two years when Matt Vero (who is also co-owner of Marquis of Lorne, Union House and the Mount Erica Hotel)…