Need to know
30, including 10 suites.
12 noon, but flexible, subject to availability. Earliest check-in, 1pm.
Double rooms from $212.10 (€177), excluding tax at 10 per cent. Please note the hotel charges an additional government tax of €1.21 per person per night on check-out.
Rates include WiFi, free minibar and snacks. Buffet breakfast is extra (€15 each).
Let staff know if you hanker after a personal shopper, or need a courier or hired car.
At the hotel
Gardens, small gym, library, free WiFi throughout. In rooms: flatscreen TV, iPod dock, minibar, Gilchrist & Soames bath products.
Our favourite rooms
For its tall ceilings, large terrace and sunset views, Room 22. For its wooden four-poster, citrusy shots of colour, mountain-view terrace and separate living room, Room 45. For its sloping beamed ceilings and bottle-green walls, Room 42.
Bring a book of cocktail recipes for the honesty bar but leave weighty novels behind: the hotel has a stash of magazines and vintage tomes for guests to plunder.
Dogs can come too for €25 a night, but remember to bring everything they need.
The hotel has the bare essentials for little Smiths: cots for babies and beds (free) for under-12s; a local nanny available for babysitting (book 48 hours in advance).