Category Archives: Hotels & B & Bs

The Light Sleeper: Great John Street, Manchester

We’ve decided to rename our hotel and B & B reviews The Light Sleeper to flag up the fact that they’re written from the perspective of someone who might find it hard to get a good night’s sleep away from … Continue reading

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Review: Ragdale Hall Health Hydro, Leicestershire

The latest of our hotel reviews from the perspective of light sleepers, Patsy blisses out at  Ragdale Hall which she describes as “Northanger Abbey meets the World of Interiors, Bath Spa and posh gym.” The room I stayed in: No. 7, … Continue reading

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Power napping – or rather failing to nap – in Berlin

When I was researching sleep programs for a feature recently I discovered the Swissotel Berlin offered a service to sleep-deprived guests so as I was visiting the city for a few days I thought I’d check it out. If you’re … Continue reading

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Review: Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons

You’d expect to sleep well at a luxury hotel like Raymond Blanc’s Manoir aux Quat’ Saisons but, as Thane Price, star of the Big Allotment Challenge reveals, it’s about much, much more than that … The hotel: More hamlet than … Continue reading

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Review: The Hoxton, Shoreditch

The daddy of low cost urban hotels – in London, at least – the uber-cool Hoxton is a great place to stay though given the party atmosphere don’t expect to get much sleep . . . The hotel: The word … Continue reading

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Review: The Edinburgh Residence

The Edinburgh Residence sounds like a home for retired headmistresses but it’s a quiet little gem of a hotel in the West End of the city. The hotel: Baronial rather than boutique but none the worse for it. This is Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Review: Sleepless in (the Hotel) Seattle

Well not quite sleepless but I didn’t have a particularly restful night. Here’s why. The hotel: Modern ‘boutique’ hotel on the Brighton Marina The room I stayed in: 110 on first floor overlooking sea. Good news: great view. Bad news: … Continue reading

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Review: Fermain Valley Hotel, Guernsey

The second of our hotel reviews from the perspective of light sleepers, Patsy reviews Fermain Valley where she was lucky enough to be holed up for a conference. The hotel:  Smart, sophisticated yet relaxed country-style hotel The room I stayed … Continue reading

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Review: Sissinghurst Castle Famhouse B & B

On A Good Night’s Sleep we’re not only concerning ourselves with how well you sleep at home but what happens when you have to spend a night away. So we’ll be posting short reviews on hotels we stay in with … Continue reading

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