Pindaya Farm House: "Fantastic"It was our last day in Myanmar just before flying to Yangoon and back home. It was exactly the place we were looking for after visiting and staying at different hotels around Myanmar. The location and the big hut are magical, look and feel as if inside a legend. The warm hospitality and the great food made us feel at home. unfortunately we stayed there 1 night only. Could stay there for a week.
Mathis Retreat: "Een prachtige plaats met fantastische service"What enjoy, good rooms, nice view over the rice fields, excellent service, small, beautiful pool and excellent restaurant. The Belgian manageresse was very helpful, the shuttle service to the city center, 10-15 minutes, very convenient.
Inle Heritage Stilt Houses: "Just perfect!""Ne changez rien, vous êtes parfait. Du début à la fin! Une belle découverte mais il faut l'apprécier. Voilà un hôtel (atteignable uniquement en bareau) à la hauteur de ses notes sur Tripadvisor! Magnifique. Six chambres seulement dans un écrin de verdure priviligié, toutes montées sur pilotis avec un standing supérieur! Les chambres sont (très!) grandes et ce sont en fait des bungalows indépendants qui vous mettent déjà le voisin à distance. La décoration est de bon goût et le confort est de mise. Un coin salon avec canapé et table basse et un grand lit disposant d'une bonne literie. En outre, durant les périodes fraiches, chauffage à disposition et bouillottes installées durant le repas dans nos lits! Excellent. La salle de bain est jolie et dispose d'une douche italienne. WC séparés. Une jolie terrasse privative avec deux chaises longues nous invitent à profiter du coucher de soleil. Un safe se trouve dans la partie salle de bain. Pour les addicted, pas de TV! ce sont ça les vacances! Mais une bonne connection WIFI partout sur le site. A noter qu'il n'y a pas de mini-bar non plus. Le staff - grand nombre de personnes - est agréable et au petit soin. A noter que l'hôtel utilise une partie de sa structure comme école hôtelière (on les voit à peine). De plus, le staff de cuisine utilise de nombreux légumes cultivés sur place et qui sont utilisés dans nos repas. Le petit déjeuner est simple, frais et servi à table. Des produits sains. J'y ajoute la qualité des repas, des prix de plats et boissons corrects et un esprit très écologique, c'est simplement parfait. Je vous le recommande les yeux fermés. Stayed February 2017, traveled as a couple"
Satri House: "Stunning"What more can I say other than the Satri House other than it is a beautiful property located about 15 minutes walk from the main tourist strip in Luang Prabang, and fairly east to get to from the airport. Our room was simply stunning, and super modern looking and attractive woodwork, with a high ceiling, four poster super comfy bed, decent sized bathroom (with a large shower area) and amenities - the bed also had a mosquito net which was put down to protect you at night. In addition to that, the breakfast, which was complimentary, was absolutely outstanding and cooked to order and a delight. The staff also helped organise tours for us with private operators which were all excellent and reasonably priced, and were otherwise at hand to deal with any concerns. My only criticism (including of Laos generally) is that the WiFi did not work at all throughout my visit - its a huge problem in Laos generally, and Satri House should really look into what they can do here..Other than this slight technical issue, I cannot speak any more highly of Satri House, the staff or the experience..definitely one for the memories...
David’s Kitchen: "Excellent Birthday Dinner in Chiang Mai""My girlfriend, Allie, and I went to David's kitchen to celebrate her birthday. We wanted to go somewhere very nice and make the night special and David's Kitchen was an obvious choice from all of the 5 star reviews on Trip Advisor. When we pulled up to the restaurant we were immediately greeted and escorted in. Every employee we passed on the way in wished Allie a happy birthday. When we sat down, there was a happy birthday card and a named place card for us. The service was absolutely amazing. I did not feel like the waiters were hovering in anyway but as soon as I needed something, someone was there to help. David himself made rounds around the restaurant and had private conversations with each of the guests. We thoroughly enjoyed speaking with him and hearing his stories and he even gave us recommendations for restaurants and activities in other countries that we were going to visit on our trip. We got the highly recommended pumpkin soup and it was out of this world! Really do try it if you go to David's! We both got the braised beefs cheeks and it was melt in your mouth tender. I think I would get something different if I went again but it was still a very good dish. Finally, for dessert we got a delicious chocolate lava cake and the employees came out to sing Allie Happy Birthday. It was a great night and was made very special by David and his staff. Absolutely worth the price. (Book reservations early because they go fast!)"
David’s Kitchen: "David’s Kitchen – amazing service, amazing food""We were in Thailand for our honeymoon and my husband planned a dinner at David's Kitchen for our one week wedding anniversary. The service was truly the best, it was amazing to have the actual David come and speak with us and congratulate us on our wedding! But more importantly (in my opinion :) ) the food was OUTSTANDING! The spicy fish salad with green apple - one of my absolute favorite dishes in Thailand (from our whole trip)! We also got the oysters which were so delicious! For dinner we had the Squid ink linguine with spicy seafood sauce which was cooked to perfection and the Braised Beef cheek slow-cooked in red wine with Paris mash, it was sooo tender and delicious. There was even a lemon sorbet pallet cleanser between courses...it was so delicious, we ordered it for dessert too! David's Kitchen is a must if you are visiting Chiang Mai - you will not regret it!! :)"
Samanea Beach Resort: "Great location for relaxing break."Great location, relaxed environment in a quiet seaside town. Crab market and seafront by short tuk tuk ride away. Resort restaurant had very nice food especially the cinamon toast at breakfast. Pool was nice and lovely waterfront views from jetty.
The Tiger’s Eye: "Superbe Dining in The Penh"Truly a superb dining experience in a lovely, modern setting. This is probably one of the best in Phnom Penh, but the price is very reasonable considering the quality you're getting! Everything is amazing, from the cocktails, salads, main courses and desert. They have many vegetarian options and a great selection of wine, and they make their own bread, which is amazing, don't forget to get the bread!! Truly a lovely restaurant, either for a casual lunch with friends or a romantic dinner... They also make a great brunch. Highly recommended!
Tugu Lombok: "Amazing location, great staff and stunning beaches""After an amazing week in Bali my wife and I flew to Lombok and made our way to Hotel Tugu with high expectations, and boy did it deliver! The amazing location, friendly staff and stunning beaches were the epitome of paradise. It has to be one of the most calming places I have ever visited. As it was our honeymoon we splashed out on a Bhagavat Villa which was the icing on the cake. An enormous villa with an outdoor bathroom, private pool and direct access to the beach. It also had the biggest bed I've ever seen! It truly is a stunning hotel with excellent staff and gets a 10/10 from me and the Mrs. Tip #1 - It's a long drive form the airport to Hotel Tugu. Rather than taking our chances on a local taxi company we contacted the hotel prior to our arrival and arranged a taxi directly with them. It was a really nice car, the driver spoke English and it helped us to relax from the moment we stepped off the pane. Tip #2 - The next hotel we stayed at was on Gili Trawangan. The hotel arranged a boat transfer directly from the beach (right outside our room) to Gili T. What a way to say goodbye!"
Neeleshwar Hermitage: "Third visit to this oasis in the Kerala"This is an eco hotel that doesn't stint on luxury. Just a dozen or so authentic Keralan bungalows in a coconut grove by the sea. Staff outnumber the guests and deliver first class unobtrusive service. Comfortable roomy beds with high quality bed linen. Exquisite food in both restaurants. Yards from the sea where dolphins swim and locals fish. All staff are dedicated to making sure you are happy with everything. Won't pick out any one as they all deserve a mention. Very good spa also. We will be back again next year!!
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