The Global Shortlist
In this cherry-picked selection of the most stylish and individual hotels around the world, Mr & Mrs Smith give you the inside scoop on city slick, coastal cool and countryside chic.
Original, inspirational and informative, this coffee-table edition of the acclaimed Mr & Mrs Smith hotel guides includes fairytale Provençal châteaux, happening West Coast hotspots, secret Thai hideaways and even an eco-friendly jungle lodge in Belize – each boutique bolthole has been chosen for its unique look, atmosphere and that all-important location. Next time you’re planning an escape, let Mr & Mrs Smith ensure you get the hotel address right first time.
As well as evocative images and entertaining reviews to whet your appetite for these hip hideaways, there are insider destination guides revealing what to get up while you’re away. We tell you the best room or suite to ask for, where to head for the tastiest lunch and signpost the best beaches and picnic spots – this is the inside track. We've even researched what's going on around each hotel, so you know what’s 'Worth getting out of bed for'. All you need worry about is whether you want R&R or a rock 'n' roll escapade.
Every hotel is visited and assessed by the Smith team before being experienced anonymously by a couple for the review; each reviewer tells their own evocative first-person tale. The Global Shortlist follows in the footsteps of leading lights from fashion, music and media, including burlesque icon Dita von Teese, bon viveur Howard Marks, the creator of Agent Provocateur, Serena Rees and fashion columnist Bee Shaffer.
• United States: New York, Napa Valley, Miami, LA
• Caribbean: Grenada
• Mexico: Mexico City, Riviera Maya, Puebla
• Belize: San Ignacio
• Brazil: Rio de Janeiro
• UK and Ireland: London, Gloucestershire, Edinburgh, County Meath
• France: Paris, Bordeaux, Dordogne, Provence
• Germany: Berlin
• Italy: Rome, Puglia, Tuscany, Venice, Florence, Sorrento
• Spain: Barcelona, Seville Province
• Turkey: Istanbul
• South Africa: Cape Town
• Thailand: Phuket
NB This title is not available for delivery to Europe, Africa, Asia or Australasia.
No. of pages: 360
Dimensions: 200 x 240mm