With more time on your hands than ever before to plan your next escape, it can seem difficult to know where to begin when choosing your first taste of post-lockdown freedom. Fortunately, our carefully curated hotel types will help narrow the selection process down – simply select an answer from a-f in the questions below, count up the number of each letter and start browsing boutique hotels in the corresponding category…
1. Your favourite way to relax at home is…
a) Building an indoor-den for a movie night
b) Lounging in the garden, come rain or shine!
c) Online shopping
d) Snuggling up with my pet by the fire
e) Drawing a long, hot bubble bath
f) Pouring a large glass of wine (or two…)
2. During lockdown, which of these have you missed the most?
c) Visiting museums and galleries
d) Going for a picnic
e) Having my hair cut
f) Eating out at restaurants
3. When going on holiday, which of these is a must-pack?
a) A waterproof jacket
b) A book
c) A map and well-planned itinerary
d) My dog!
e) Skincare essentials
4. Which of these destinations would you most like to visit?
c) New York
5. What kind of souvenir are you most likely to bring home?
c) Wall art
d) Organic produce from a local farm shop
e) The hotel dressing gown and slippers (with permission, of course!)
f) Coasters (you can never have too many…)
6. Which of these accommodation types appeals to you the most?
a) A chalet in the mountains
b) An over-water beach bungalow
c) A chic townhouse
d) An old country mansion
e) An eco lodge in the woods
f) A villa surrounded by vineyards
7. How do you like to see the sights on holiday?
a) Cable car
d) Horseback ride
e) On foot
8. You’ve just checked-in to your hotel. Which of these would you like as a welcome drink?
a) Hot chocolate
b) Piña colada
d) A cup of tea
e) Fruit smoothie
f) Some bubbly
Mostly A: Activity & Adventure
For an adrenaline rush laced with luxury, these activity-laden hotels are made for the modern day explorer.
Mostly B: Beach Resort
Sun-seekers will find the perfect stretch of sand at these beach resorts and private island hideaways.
Mostly C: City Break
Our city centre hotels and UNESCO sites will put a world of culture at your feet.
Mostly D: Country Escape
From grand estates to cosy cabins, these luxury country boltholes and pet-friendly hotels are a breath of fresh air for you (and your four-legged friends!)
Mostly E: Wellness Retreat
Balance body and mind at our sumptuous spa resorts, where you’ll find the space to truly unwind.
Mostly F: Wine Experience
Sample some of the world’s finest vintages with our sommelier-approved selection of wine experiences and hotels with well-stocked wine cellars.