A Taste for the Finer Things: Catch a Trailer of the new Monocle Guide
Apartment-sharing apps haven’t scuppered our enduring need for hotels. It’s this sincere belief that proved to be the rallying cry for our latest book, which covers everything from hoteliers’ trade secrets to holiday recommendations.
In The Monocle Guide to Hotels, Inns and Hideaways the editors of Monocle unveil their most favorite accommodations around the world. They should know, as they have been on the road more than a decade now.
Further into the book, the perfect imaginary hotel is being sketched and concrete tips are inferred, that are hands on and easy to follow. Like the following:
Invest in real keys. How sad is the red dot on the door lock, when the keycard doesn't work? And then think of the click of a real key! It doesn't only sound and feels secure, but also a bit like home.
Have a well-stocked newsstand in the lobby and a library with international titles. The Monocle Travel Guide Series, for example.
Rent out a space for a coffee shop or a florist in your hotel, it brings life and locals into the foyer.
After hoteliers, that have actually made it in the business, give advice on how to manage a successful hotel, we tell you in which hotels you have to dine and drink in this lifetime.
Browse and buy The Monocle Guide to Hotels, Inns and Hideaways here.