Travel Reviews

Independent and unbiased travel reviews by The Travel Magazine. We test travel products, hotels, tours and activities to help you make an informed decision.

Harry Melling (Jason) and Tyrone in Hand To God

Theatre Review: Hand to God, Vaudeville Theatre

One messed-up family, one girl who just wants to help, one school bully, one man of the church offering comfort. And one Hand puppet who is out of control.
The Athenaeum, London - entrance

Hotel Review: The Athenaeum, London, UK

The five-star family-owned Athenaeum Hotel situated in the heart of Mayfair is housed in an art-deco building opposite Green Park.
Bedruthan Hotel: ballroom

Hotel Review: The Bedruthan Hotel and Spa, Cornwall, UK

The Bedruthan is a swish and stylish hotel with some of the best views of the North Cornish coast.
Hotel Les Mouettes - swimming pool

Hotel Review: Les Mouettes, Ajaccio, Corsica

Hotel Les Mouettes in Ajaccio is one of Corsica's most prestigious properties and yet it looks more like a neoclassical Italian villa than a luxury hotel.
Belmond Cipriani Hotel, Venice: restaurant

Hotel Review: Belmond Cipriani Hotel, Venice

If you seek a tranquil setting on what seems like your own private island, away from the crowds, the Belmond Cipriani Hotel in Venice is it.
Woman on Brittany Ferries

Should you catch a ferry or fly drive between Spain and the UK?

At a time when so-called “budget” flights between Spain and the UK are not so wallet-friendly, can a “no-frills” ferry provide a viable alternative for a thrifty family trip? Jo Chipchase gives her verdict...
Rooftop swimming pool at Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok

Hotel Review: Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok

After a day of exploring the Thai capital, you will appreciate the quiet and the comfort of the 5* Hotel Westin Sukhumvit Bangkok.
Dream Villa, Alanya

Villa Review: Dream Villas, Alanya, Turkey

Built into the side of a hill, Dream Villas are managed by a family-owned rental company, 5 Star Villa Holidays. We've sent Sharron to test them.
Capella Marigot Bay exterior with pool and bar

Hotel Review: Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina, St Lucia

Clinging to the hillside around Marigot Bay in St Lucia, Capella Marigot Bay is the sprawling resort and marina.
Spread Eagle Hotel & Spa

Hotel Review: Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa, Sussex, UK

You may never have rubbed shoulders with royalty or literary greats but you can sleep and dine in the same building as Elizabeth I and Shakespeare at the Spread Eagles Hotel and Spa.

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