Guest house

Bedbugs, toenails and ‘bubbling’ wallpaper – inside Edinburgh’s lowest rated guesthouse

1. “Disgusting” “Upon entering room 9 we were very disappointed. The room was literally dirty with dust all over, no towels, no toilet paper and two used coffee cups. “We asked to move and were offered room 11 across the hall. It was worse! No towels, no cups and absolutely dirty. There were holes in […]

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Explained: Haryana Government’s new policy for opening a guesthouse in the state

The government of Haryana has introduced a new policy for the establishment of “guesthouses/boarding houses” in residential areas of the state. Bed and breakfasts or pensions can be opened on residential plots of at least 500 square meters (420 square meters or 1 canal). There is no limit to the number of such units in […]

Hostels

These 10 hotels and hostels were prisons in a old life – Lonely Planet

Historic prisons are fascinating, tragic and often gruesome places, which is why those that have been converted into modern hotels and hostels are such great accommodation options. With that in mind, Lonely Planet has rounded up 10 former prisons around the world that you won’t want to be released from after serving time there. The […]

Hostels

Generator Hostels Backer Spends $ 400 Million To Show off Micro Hotel Operator

Skift take Hostels and micro-hotels have become sexy again in recent years. Sydell Group and Ron Burkle are capitalizing on the fact that Generator strives to move away from its hostel roots into the larger world of boutique hospitality. Andrew Sheivachman, Skift As alternatives to traditional hotels gain popularity among travelers, brands offering different concepts […]

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At the Maison de la Luz guesthouse in New Orleans, the Ace Hotel explores a more intimate approach to hospitality

How do you design a hotel to offer a new definition of luxury, especially in one of the most visited tourist destinations in the country? When Atelier Ace commissioned AD100 Studio Shamshiri to create a new five-star New Orleans experience, they found the answer by setting aside preconceptions of what hospitality should be, while letting […]