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LondonTown Contest: Win a Free Two-Night Stay at a Go Native London Apartment

November 19, 2013 has teamed up with Go Native Apartments to treat one reader to a complimentary two-night stay at one of their London properties. Providing an alternative accommodation option, Go Native Apartments have properties in many popular London locations including Hyde Park, Paddington, Chelsea, Canary Wharf and Aldgate. With fully equipped kitchen, living and dining areas, the luxury serviced apartments, studios and suites provide the freedom to relax and cook during your stay.

To have a chance of winning the complimentary two-night stay, answer the following question: How many acres does Hyde Park cover?

Send your answer to by midday on Saturday 30th November with ‘Go Native’ as the subject and your full name, postal address and contact telephone number within the body of the email. The winner will be selected at random and will be able to choose the date and location of their stay (subject to availability).

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Virginian Suites apartment-style hotel near DC offers special $139 rate

October 14, 2011

Virginian Suites apartment-style hotel just two miles from downtown Washington DC offers the comforts of home and the service of a fine hotel © 2011 Karen Rubin/

Through the end of this year, special rates at Virginian Suites start at $139 per night. Less than two miles from downtown Washington, D.C., the hotel is close to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Arlington National Cemetery and just a mile from the lively shops, restaurants and nightlife of historic Georgetown.

Virginian Suites just joined the Ascend Collection membership program from Choice Hotels International. As part of this elite network, the stylish property remains independently owned, while also gaining a global reservations system and a guests rewards program with more than 13 million members worldwide.

The 261-room hotel has large apartment-style suites, 24-hour high-tech gym, a business center, meeting and event space, and an outdoor swimming pool opened seasonally. Studio and one-bedroom suites range from 440 – 610 square feet. Each suite features a fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi and flat-screen HDTV. For families and extended stays, one-bedroom suites also house living rooms and dining rooms, and many suites boast large windows with dramatic city views. A brief stroll away, guests can hop on the Metro and take it one stop to the fashionable West End neighborhood and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Less than five miles away, they can visit the National Zoo, monuments, White House, U.S. Capitol and renowned museums.

Ascend Collection appeals to a growing number of travelers who like to discover independent, upscale hotels with unique ambiance and local flair when visiting new cities.

Virginian Suites, 1500 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22209, 866-371-1446,

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Five-Star Braemore Luxury Apartments Joins Connoisseurs Scotland

October 10, 2011

Those seeking an elegant alternative to hotel accommodations will find this and much more with Connoisseurs Scotland’s newest addition, Braemore Apartments. The collection of self-catering properties (chefs are available) in Edinburgh’s historic New Town provides guests a luxurious experience with the freedom and comfort of home. The stylish apartments – each a unique blend of Georgian architecture and contemporary design – offer the privacy of an exclusive-use property with the luxury and service of a five-star hotel, where professional staff can create a tailor-made stay for each guest.

Although carefully restored to preserve their traditional grandeur, the apartments are outfitted with a multitude of modern amenities: power showers, Sky television, wireless internet access, DVD players, iPod docking stations, fully equipped kitchens and fully integrated music system controllable from every room. The prime location of the properties provides guests with easy access to all Edinburgh has to offer, from historical attractions and world-class theatres to stylish boutiques, fine dining – including seven Michelin-starred restaurants – and a vibrant nightlife.

A dedicated staff and knowledgeable concierge ensures no detail is overlooked, whether it is a bottle of champagne upon arrival and a chef to cook meals or the arrangement of airport transfers, beauty treatments and tickets for the theatre, concerts and other events. Golf aficionados can head off to test their skills on some of Scotland’s championship courses – from Turnberry in the west to Domoch in the north and St. Andrews in the east. Braemore’s golf specialist, whose possesses extensive knowledge of the golfing landscape, can make the arrangements as well as suggest several nearby distilleries, an important aspect of the post-golf routine. More information, including pricing and availability, can be found at

Connoisseurs Scotland’s 25 members encompass four of the world’s finest golf resorts, including Gleneagles, Turnberry and Old Course; Inverlochy Castle, voted the best hotel in Europe several times over; seven outstanding city center properties including Prestonfield, Edinburgh’s only 5 Red Star hotel; a 19th-century castle health spa; a collection of intimate country house hotels; the Royal Scotsman luxury train; an exclusive use property; and three properties set in scenic coastal locations. Five properties boast Michelin-starred restaurants. Information on Connoisseurs Scotland, its member resorts and special offers can be found at

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