Best Room in the House: Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco

When you walk into the horse shoe-shaped lobby, you couldn’t possibly criticise the correctness of the greeting from the staff arranged around you. It’s duly deferential, perhaps sometimes almost chirpy when the sun’s out, but it’d never stray into familiarity; I noticed I was wiping my feet an extra couple of times before I stepped…
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Oxford Hotel Banks Award

Oxford’s ongoing insomnia has been alleviated by the Old Bank Hotel on The High – no, not a narcotic induced undergraduate state but what they’ve taken to calling Oxford’s High Street. Owned by Jeremy Mogford, the entrepreneur behind Browns Restaurants, the Old Bank Hotel is housed in a modest Georgian stone building, which used to…
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