Unique Hotel Experiences

Unique hotel experiences in Asia by Live Less Ordinary Bloggers with unique, boutique and design hotels in Southeast Asia and beyond.

Centara Grand Krabi: An Andaman Escape

Krabi, without a doubt, is home to some of the most beautiful landscapes the world over, including such iconic destinations as “The Beach” at Koh Phi-Phi, and just the hundred plus karsts and islands which are scattered throughout the province. Making it is the perfect port of call for the seemingly countless excursions and attractions …

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Perhentian Island Resort: A Snorkelling Paradise

Our short visit to the Perhentian Islands began as one of the most stressful travel experiences to date, when we arrived to Kuala Besut only to find pretty much all accommodation on the Perhentian Islands to be fully booked. As you really do need to book in advance for this relatively underdeveloped destination. So following a …

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Wynn Palace: A Culinary Extravaganza

This year I was honoured with an invite to the ‘Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants’ events in Macau, a dream for any Asian food lover, sweetened by quite probably 3 days of the best eating in all of Macau. The event was to be held in Wynn Palace, one of the newest casinos found along Macau’s bedazzling Cotai Strip, which …

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Five Star Sea Views: The Cliff House Hotel

I don’t feel I need to sell Ireland’s iconic coastlines, as the backdrops of massive movie franchises like Star Wars, Harry Potter, and of course The Game of Thrones, have long beat me to it. Then there is the Wild Atlantic Way which is continually shown as one as the best drives in the world. But Waterford …

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Takaragawa Onsen: A Japanese Dream

The one experience not to be missed in Japan, for me, is the traditional ryokan experience, which is more than just your typical hotel stay, but a package of must-do cultural experiences, all wrapped into one. This normally includes a traditional hotel suite, with frills attached, the hot spring baths, complimentary kimono dress, and, more than not, …

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X2 Vibe Buriram: An Oasis in Isaan

I am not surprised if you have never heard of a Buriram, as until recent years it has been as obscure as every other far-flung city of Isaan. But with a recent upsurge in cultural and historical tourism in the northeastern region, and a rather ingenious strategy to differentiate Buriram as Thailand’s “City of Sports”, …

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