Guide books for UK hotels
A good guide will save you money in the long run. Some even have vouchers that could offset the price of the book. Hotels and B&Bs pay the Internet sites a commission on bookings. Some of these prefer to keep prices low and rely on reputation to fill up their rooms, so you may not even find them on the Internet. Even if you are booking on-line it is always a good idea to check the accommodation with a book. Here are some of the best recommended books:
A new edition of Britain's best-selling hotel guide featuring over 4,000 hotels in Britain and Ireland. Each hotel has been professionally inspected and graded with one to five stars, with AA red stars highlighting the top 200 hotels. Descriptions in the guide are based on reports of the AA's full-time inspectors, so you can book your stay with confidence,
Publication: 27 Sep 2012
What happens when you want to take a holiday or even just pop out for a drink and your dog looks up at you with expectant eyes? Do you know which pubs welcome muddy paws with a bowl of water and a dog biscuit? Or where you and your dog can both enjoy a comfortable overnight stay?
From the editors of the UK's No 1 travel guide, the much loved Good Pub Guide, comes the latest edition of the Good Guide to Dog Friendly Pubs, Hotels and B&Bs. Featuring fully updated information, the guide provides you with hundreds of wonderful places in the UK to drink, eat and stay with your pet.
With this book to hand there's no need to leave your dog at home. Faithful friends deserve a break too!
Publication: 7 Mar 2013
Enjoy the best of hotels and restaurants, from tiny bistros to luxury hotels, with the MICHELIN Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2014! This year, more than 2000 restaurants and 1500 hotels have been selected for the constant quality of their services. MICHELIN Guide Great Britain and Ireland 2014 caters for individual tastes and budgets: Bib Gourmand for an affordable and enjoyable meal (menu less than £28), pubs to taste traditional dishes or starred restaurants for special occasions... You can also choose a hotel in all confidence from cosy B&Bs to luxury hotels. To add to your Michelin experience, you will also find a lively introduction to big cities and information on tourist sights and attractions.
Publication: 4 Oct 2013
The MICHELIN Guide London 2013 highlights the best hotels and restaurants the British capital has to offer. From gastropubs and brasseries to neighbourhood bistros and starred restaurants, this guide truly reflects the choice and diversity available in London. This year's selection features 550 restaurants and 50 specially selected hotels, all reviewed by the famous team of independent Michelin inspectors. This Michelin red guide features a practical introduction to each of Central London's area, colour mapping and photographs throughout, lively and engaging descriptions for each venue, as well as a detachable city plan of London.
Publication: 5 Oct 2012
The Good Hotel Guide has ensured many a good night's sleep over the last 27 years. It provides honest, unbiased advice to thousands of people looking for the perfect hotel or B&B. Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend break, a lazy beach holiday or an exciting city stopover, this guide promises to find you the best possible place to stay. Entries are compiled using reader reports and anonymous inspections. It does not accept payment or advertising from hotels, so it has become a byword for excellence in the field of hotel reporting. This is the perfect guide for people who care where they stay. It includes small, large, new, old and unusual hotels and B&Bs. The criteria are quality, character and value for money. Annually updated and rewritten The Good Hotel Guide is renowned for its integrity and accuracy. Furthermore the discount vouchers mean that by buying the book, you will be saving money.
Publication: 7 Oct 2013
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