The Ritz London, best 5-star hotel in Piccadilly: Club rates save you up to £600 for two with complimentary bottle of Champagne and complimentary room upgrade

Asked to name a great hotel—not only in London but the world—and most people think of The Ritz. For style, gracious living, impeccable service and social cachet, it has no equal. It is one of our Members’ favourite hotels—the perfect location for a celebration of any kind. Now, as this grande dame of an hotel reflects […]

The Goring: Impeccably English, family-owned five-star hotel in London’s Belgravia with Micheline Star dining room: Beloved by the Royal Family since George VI: Exclusive Members’ rates starting at £300 including English breakfast, free room upgrade—and a bottle of Champagne to toast the occasion!

The Goring has been named ‘the oldest privately-owned hotel in central London’ and it is one of our favourite London places to stay. It has been owned by the Goring family for four generations. Mr O R Goring, who opened The Goring Hotel on March 2, 1910, was an innovator of style and vision—this, after […]

Luxurious, elegant, historic: Belmond Reid’s Palace, Madeira, sun-soaked garden island ‘in perpetual June’: Members enjoy exclusive rates and VIP privileges at this world famous hotel

Warmed by the Gulf Stream, subtropical Madeira is Portugal’s own sun-soaked floating garden isle—and the distinguished luxury hotel Belmond Reid’s Palace is the undisputed queen of the island. Created by an Englishman to accommodate every visiting aristocrat’s needs since opening in 1891, Reid’s Palace stands high on a promontory which commands a sweeping panorama of […]

To Hostal de La Gavina, for the five-star grace and flavour of a Catalonian mansion: Blissful days beside the beach and sea, in the footsteps of Ava Gardner, Frank Sinatra, José Carreras and King Juan Carlos: Elegance, luxury, and exclusive Club rates

Hostal de La Gavina, S'Agaro

Our gracious new hotel on the Mediterranean coast is a privately owned Catalan mansion standing on a rocky promontory on one of the finest beaches in Spain. This, the beautiful Hostal de La Gavina (it means The Seagull), is Catalunya’s only five-star Grand Luxe resort hotel, and it is welcoming our Members with warm Catalan […]

Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites, Santorini, Greek Islands

Canaves Oia Hotel & Suites

For an island of unbridled romance, it is extraordinary to think that Santorini is responsible for the largest single volcanic eruption known to man. An eruption so enormous it created what is now The Caldera, the horseshoe-shaped lagoon around the island, ended the Minoan civilisation on Crete and quite possibly created the legend of Atlantis. […]

Legendary hotel in Monaco: The fabulously glamorous, luxurious 5-star Monte-Carlo Beach: Exclusive CountryClubuk Members’ rates from £166 per night, with free access to the Casino de Monte Carlo

Our favourite Monte Carlo beach hotel has to be the five-star Monte-Carlo Beach, with the best waterfront location of any hotel in Monaco. This ultra-luxurious La Belle Epoque hotel has been on Monaco’s society scene since it opened in the 1920s, and for good reason. As its director, Danièle Garcelon, now says, ‘Our location is […]

The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, Mayfair, for suites with a view of Green Park | Rooms from £220 for two

Refreshed and reconfigured, with apartments to one side and a Chelsea Flower Show-style vertical wall garden to the other—you cannot miss it, just walk along Piccadilly and look up!—the five-star Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments is a quiet revelation overlooking Green Park and, from the higher rooms, suites and lounges, Buckingham Palace. It has long been […]

Langham London, a Royal opening for ‘the first Grand Hotel in Europe’ | Rooms from £305, higher categories with free Club Lounge and Boardroom

In the year 1865, the future King George V was born, the American Civil War was won, and the Langham Hotel was built as the first ‘Grand Hotel’ in Europe. The opening ceremony was performed by the then Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VII, who entertained actresses Lillie Langtry and Sarah Bernhardt among […]

Cliveden House & Spa: the world’s most sensational country-house hotel: exclusive rates for Members with complimentary room upgrades and bottles of Champagne

There are many grand hotels of historic importance in the world, but Cliveden House, Grade One Listed and standing in its own rolling parkland estate overlooking the River Thames in Buckinghamshire, must rank among the most sensational of them all. Most people have heard how the society hostess Nancy Astor entertained Royalty and the political […]

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa: exclusive rates for Members with complimentary room upgrades and bottles of Champagne in ‘the finest hotel in England’

We at CountryClubuk exist to enable Members to take advantage of many things, including those which such well-run mini-kingdoms as Chewton Glen have to offer, and we are thrilled with our arrangement with what is rightly considered England’s loveliest country-house hotel. Chewton Glen sits serenely on the South Coast of England, surrounded by immaculate gardens […]

Stylish Cotswolds retreat: Calcot Manor and Spa, near Tetbury, Gloucestershire

One of our Members’ favourite Cotswolds country-house hotels, the luxurious 14th-century Calcot Manor and Spa stands in its own private 220-acre estate only 10 minutes’ drive from HRH The Prince of Wales’s Highgrove Estate, making this an ideal hotel in which to stay when visiting the Royal Gardens. Warm hospitality and old-world charm make this […]

The Grove, former home of the Earls of Clarendon, now a smart 5-star hotel only 18 miles from London with exclusive CountryClubuk Members’ rates

The Grove has earned a great reputation for giving its guests a luxurious country-house hotel stay within striking distance of London. Once the stately home of the Earls of Clarendon, The Grove has achieved new life without losing its former grandeur. From its stylish, airy rooms to its large spa and pools, restaurants serving delicious […]

The Saint James, Château Club in the Heart of Paris

The Saint James Club in Paris extends to our Members the benefits of private membership at its historically important château in the heart of Paris. For business meetings in Paris, the venue and ambience could hardly be more impressive. For pleasure, this superb chateau behind an almost regal gated entrance, surrounding its guests in French […]

Edwardian country-house hotel: an oasis for visits to Burnham, Windsor, Ascot, the Chiltern Hills and more

An Edwardian country house set in private, secluded grounds near Burnham in the Buckinghamshire countryside, and not far from Taplow, Maidenhead and Windsor, Grovefield House hotel is the former home of the London’s famous brewing family, the Fullers. We are delighted to welcome this country-house oasis to our Free Breaks Portfolio. Grovefield makes an ideal […]

Coworth Park, Windsor Great Park, ‘to live out one’s dreams’: Exclusive advantageous rates for CountryClubuk Members

­­Everybody has heard of the Dorchester Hotel. Most also know that it is to the world of hotels what Manchester United is to football or the Brigade of Guards to the military. What fewer people know is that it has an outstation hotel on the edge of Windsor Great Park near Ascot, named Coworth Park. […]

Ski and sun: Blissful days and nights in a Palace in Courchevel for the finest ski-in, ski-out sport on Les Trois Vallées: Hotel De Charme Les Airelles

It doesn’t get more glamorous than Courchevel 1850—pristine snowscapes, a finely-crafted Alpine charm and some of the planet’s finest dining combine to make this ski area one of Europe’s most exclusive. And when luxury ski cognoscenti think of the best place to stay in Courchevel, it has to be Palace Les Airelles. One of the […]

Nobu Miami Beach Hotel: Exclusive Blue Ribbon deal for CountryClubuk Members

Nobu has opened a five-star hotel in Miami Beach, Florida. It’s already one of the Leading Hotels of The World, it’s as elegant and glamorous as one would expect, a landmark Art Deco hotel which offers world-class cuisine and service. For those who love Nobu’s fine food and style, it’s a dream destination—and our Members […]

Ca’ Sagredo, a Venetian palace overlooking the Grand Canal: part of Venetian history: blissful nights and days in a palace of fine art, beauty and delight

A Palazzo in Venice: luxury down to a fine art Venice is Europe’s most romantic city; Ca’ Sagredo is a Venetian palace overlooking the Grand Canal, its walls lined with ancient frescoes. Together, the experience is out of this world . . . Drifting like a mirage within its watery realm, Venice is certainly the […]

Award-winning Blackaddie House, by England’s first Michelin Star chef, on the banks of a Dumfriesshire salmon river

The award-winning Blackaddie House Hotel stands in mature gardens running down to the banks of the River Nith, one of our finest salmon and sea trout rivers, at Sanquhar, in the rolling hills of southwest Scotland.

 It is a real find, and we are delighted to have it as a premier hotel in our Free […]

The Savoy London, ‘one of the Great Hotels of the World’ | Unbeatable Members’ rates with complimentary upgrade—and free Champagne in Kaspar’s restaurant

Francis Fulford reviews The Savoy, London, where our Members receive the very best deals on accommodation and dining. The Savoy would surely figure in anybody’s list of ‘Great Hotels of the World’, not only because of the attention to detail for which it has always been famous (it makes its own beds, for instance), or […]

Room with a view from The Shard: Such a sight, enjoyed amid the five-star luxury of Shangri-La Hotel, will make a celebration totally unforgettable: and Members enjoy exclusive rates

Stay in Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard and this will be your view of London. Our capital city, seen at leisure from 1,000 feet, has breathtaking beauty. Such a sight, enjoyed amid five-star luxury, will make any celebration totally unforgettable. And as you are a Member of CountryClubuk, your exclusive Club rates and treats will […]

The Gore, Kensington: country-house style and the glamour of Judy Garland | Rooms from £179

Step into the five-star Gore Hotel, a two-minute walk from the Royal Albert Hall, and you will think you are in the private country home of an aristocratic family, eccentricities and all. This is no ‘corporate’ hotel—far from it. It breathes warmth and character from every wood panel, every doorknob and every slightly risqué picture […]

The Lygon Arms, Broadway: Return to front-runner, England’s historic coaching inn: Exclusive Members’ rates, room upgrades and free Champagne

That historic and much loved country hotel the Lygon Arms, known by generations of racing people as the smart place to stay for Cheltenham Festival, is back in top form. This grand old Cotswolds coaching inn in Broadway—named the ‘loveliest town in England’—has hosted everybody, from Charles I, Edward VII, Edward VIII and Prince Philip, […]

Charingworth Manor, delightful Tudor-Jacobean hotel in the heart of the Cotswolds where CountryClubuk Members enjoy exclusive rates for dinner, bed and breakfast

Charingworth Manor is a delightful Cotswolds manor house hotel: a honey-coloured stone Tudor-Jacobean mansion with slate roofs, open fireplaces, 14th-century oak beams and rooms with views across its own gardens and 50-acre estate. It is a lovely place where you can enjoy peace and fresh air while exploring one of England’s loveliest regions. This lovely […]

Milaidhoo Island, Maldives: Blissful days and nights in an award-winning five-star tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean: Overwater or beach villas: save up to 70%

You know you are in a tropical paradise the moment your plane begins the descent to the Maldives’ capital island of Malé: the islands lie below you like emerald gems set in white gold. The runway is surrounded on all sides by the ocean and it is by seaplane that you fly on to Milaidhoo, […]

Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, the finest in St Petersburg, Russia: Perfect for nights at the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet or Opera: Club rates from £160 for two

A ballet or opera performance at the 19th-century Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg is one of life’s great experiences. Dress to the nines, drink Champagne, and blend in with others elated to relive a bygone era of passion, music and style. Continue in the same spirit by staying, not at a mere hotel but in […]

Villa Spalletti Trivelli, Rome, the fabulous palazzo home of a Roman Count and Countess: live as the Romans would like to live: exclusive Club savings of 15% to 35%

There can be no finer place in Rome to stay than the Villa Spalletti Trivelli. It is the elegant family palazzo of a Roman Count and Countess. Neighbours include the Italian President, Giorgio Napolitano, whose 17th-century Palace is just across the leafy park. The Trevi Fountain is a stroll away. At the Villa Spalletti Trivelli, […]

Luxurious, award-winning tropical paradise with sporting action, beauty and spa: Fabulous five-star Hideaway Beach Resort & Spa in the Maldives: Club rates up to 60% off

Of all the exotic islands under the sun, the Maldives are the paradise isles of our dreams. More than a thousand perfect ‘Robinson Crusoe’ atolls are scattered across 35,000 square miles of warm, crystal-clear blue waters in the Indian Ocean, and guests are invited to live as close to the water and the natural world […]

Enchanting nights in Venice, in the fabulous beachside hotel the Venetians themselves adore: Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort: Members save up to 62% off rack rates

Ah, Venice. Enchanting city-on-water. Its sounds are of footsteps on the well-worn streets, and the cries of boatmen from the canals. The glories of the past at every turn. Who among us does not want to be there, soaking up the beauty, the atmosphere, the sheer Venetian pleasure of this romantic city? How about staying […]

Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa, Mauritius: Multi-award-winner and the only 5-star villa beach resort on the stunning west coast: Members save up to 70%

If you haven’t yet booked your escape from the upcoming British winter, this might be the time to make a move to the sun—and the place. The multi-award-winning Maradiva Villas Resort & Spa is the only five-star luxury all-villa resort on the west coast of Mauritius, a local area famous for its amazing sunset and […]