Category Archives: Our pick of the best

Hotels with Incredible Rooftop Terraces

Extraordinary views, killer cocktails in uber-hip bars, lush gardens and crystal blue infinity swimming pools. Sometimes with all 4!  Read on for Our Ultimate Guide to Hotels and their Stunning Rooftop Terraces. Continue reading

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5 of the world’s best ice-cream parlours

The team at mypootle are always on the lookout for a lip smackingly good ice-cream. We are just back from Puglia where there was no end of tasty, fruit filled arty gelato but the good news is that you don’t need to go to Italy to get a lick of the good stuff, so here’s our selection of some of the best around… Continue reading

6 (affordable!) hot and super stylish hotels

Luxury doesn’t have to have a purse busting price tag so here are our favourite 6 hotels that definitely do not scrimp on the luxe-factor and which staggeringly come in at under £150 per night.

The only thing to say? Be quick to book!

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5 amazing and spectacular luxe-wild boutique hotels

There’s nothing like sleeping in the wilderness.  The fresh air, the big open sky, the incredible stars above you. It gives you a brand new perspective on just about everything. And now, sleeping out doesn’t need to be sleeping rough, in fact, absolutely the opposite as a new emergence of luxury boutique hotels bring you the opportunity to sleep wild, in complete and utter luxury.

Here are our top 5 luxe-wild boutique hotels!

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Wake up in a vineyard – 4 fabulous hotels

I love my wine. Recently I seem to prefer red, generally a pinot noir but to be honest I am not that choosy.  A very cold chardonnay as the sun goes down moving onto a soft but complex red as dinner approaches can make me sigh with happiness.  So imagine my level of sheer enjoyment when top notch wines are matched with a fabulous place to stay.

Here are my top 4 picks…

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Hotels with Amazing Infinity Pools

There is nothing quite like lazing in a stunning infinity pool to make you feel that you booked the right place to stay. These sparkling pools that seem to disappear into blue oceans give hotels an unspeakable luxe factor and here are our top 5, they are spectacular. Enjoy 🙂

Top 5 Hotels with Amazing Infinity Pools

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What you need to check when choosing a family friendly hotel

When you’re away with kids you’ll bound to be spending a lot of time in your hotel room. It becomes the family hub with visits back, sometimes incredibly just minutes apart for another item of clothing, a snack or a favourite teddy, you might be returning during the day for nap time or just some time to relax. So what makes a hotel family friendly at any budget level? Here’s what we look for and the questions we ask:

Choose a hotel that specifically states it caters for families and children. If your toddler throws a tantrum or you need warm milk at the end of the day, you’ll be far more relaxed if you’re staying in a hotel that makes you and your kids feel welcome. Continue reading