The Savoy London, ‘one of the Great Hotels of the World’: Unbeatable Members’ rates saving hundreds of pounds a night, with complimentary room upgrade and, naturally for our Members, a bottle of wine on the house

Francis Fulford reviews The Savoy, London, where our Members receive the very best deals on accommodation. 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 for its […]

Langham London, a Royal opening for ‘the first Grand Hotel in Europe’: exclusive advantageous CountryClubuk rates, higher categories with complientary Club Lounge

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 […]

Villa Spalletti Trivelli, Rome, the fabulous palazzo home of a Roman Count and Countess: live as the Romans would like to live

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, […]

The Ritz London, best 5-star hotel in Piccadilly: Members enjoy special rates, a complimentary bottle of Champagne to welcome you—and a 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’ all-time favourite hotels—the perfect location for a luxurious stay and a celebration of any kind. And as our […]

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 […]

One Aldwych, superb 5-star hotel in Covent Garden, London WC2: Exclusive Members’ rates

A stylish, tranquil retreat from the hubbub of Covent Garden—and only a few minutes’ walk from the delights of the Royal Opera House—One Aldwych occupies the grand Edwardian building that was once home to the Morning Post newspaper and, more recently, Lloyds Bank. Now totally refurbished, the sleek, contemporary furnishings work well with the classical […]

The Pelham, fabulous 5-star design hotel in South Kensington: Exclusive Club rates for two including breakfast and complimentary room upgrade

The Pelham is the perfect five-star South Kensington pad. A smart townhouse hotel in the salubrious end of town, it is ideal for Members who are culture vultures and/or ardent shoppers. Fabulously feminine, distinctly English, elegant and original, The Pelham is a home from home—three townhouses in one—close enough to the Knightsbridge shops for our […]

Luxurious, multi-award-winning tropical Indian Ocean 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 […]

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 sun and sea escape, 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 its dry […]

Garonga Safari Camp, on the Limpopo, on the edge of Kruger Park: Your luxurious and exclusive five-star club on the wild side, with exclusive Club rates and extra treats

You are relaxing, gin-and-tonic in hand, on the veranda of a tree-house, high above the South African bush. Above you is the velvety night sky, the glittering stars seemingly close enough to touch. Below lies a watering hole where the animals will, sooner or later, come to drink: a lion, perhaps, or a cheetah, and […]

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 […]

Legendary hotel in Monaco: The fabulously glamorous, luxurious 5-star Monte-Carlo Beach: Exclusive CountryClubuk Members’ rates from £169 per person, 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Milaidhoo Island, Maldives: Blissful days and nights in an award-winning five-star tropical paradise in the Indian Ocean: Overwater or beach villas: exclusive savings

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, […]

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 […]

Villa Mangiacane, designed by Michelangelo for the Machiavellis: Glorious Renaissance splendour in Tuscany, near Florence: Exclusive Club rates

This romantic, glorious villa provides a grand Tuscan country sojourn with easy access to one of the world’s great cultural capitals 15 minutes’ drive gets you to Florence, and even better, 15 minutes’ drive takes you back to Villa Mangiacane at the end of the day. Villa Mangiacane is an amazing 15th-century building, bearing in […]

Hotel Indigo Rome – St George, contemporary hotel in the heart of Rome, offering 360-degree views from its rooftop terrace: One of the Telegraph’s ‘Top Ten Hotels in Rome’: Club Members’ rates from £259 for two

For a stylish break amid the artistic, historical, religious and architectural riches of Rome, look to the five-star Hotel Indigo Rome – St George, a centro storico boutique in the Telegraph ‘Top Ten Hotels in Rome’, with elegant rooms, exceptional dining and a roof terrace close to the Vatican, Piazza Navona and Trastevere. And as […]

Villa & Palazzo Aminta, Stresa, Lake Maggiore

Villa & Palazzo Aminta

The Villa & Palazzo Aminta is the elegant former family palazzo of the Admiral of the Italian Navy, Francesco Capece, and is now one of the Leading Hotels of the World as well as our hand-picked five-star hotel in Stresa, the small, sleepy Italian town on lovely Lake Maggiore. Villa & Palazzo Aminta stands in […]

Magna Pars Suites, Milan: Contemporary Italian art, design, fashion, culture—and perfume | Rooms from £169 for two sharing

Art, fashion, design and culture are the cornerstones of life in Milan—and if you seek a different take on this great Italian city, one which gets you to the heart of it all, the coolest place to stay is a perfumer’s fragrant luxury five-star hotel, a Small Luxury Hotel of the World nestled amid the […]

The Draycott, country-house elegance and a theatrical theme in Knightsbridge | Rooms from £161

With one foot in Chelsea and the other in Knightsbridge, the Draycott is a sumptuous country-house hotel in an excellent location, perfect for shopping at the designer boutiques on Sloane Street, and for Harvey Nichols, Harrods and Peter Jones. Each room has a theatrical theme. You might be in the Shaw suite or the Ashcroft […]

Leonardo Royal Hotel Tower Bridge: Smart 5-star London City hotel with swimming pool, gym and great views: Club rates with free English breakfast and free upgrade

The contemporary Leonardo Royal Tower Bridge is a recently built five-star hotel with spacious rooms in a good City location—a few minutes’ walk from Tower Hill Underground Station (passing its sister Hotel Grange City on the way), and 10 minutes’ walk from the Tower of London, Fenchurch Street Station, Tower Bridge and London Bridge. Each […]

The perfect match: Hotel Montalembert, St Germain des Pres, romantic 5-star Parisian hotel on the Left Bank: We think it will suit your mood, à la Nancy Mitford

Some things are a perfect match: Paris and literature, the Left Bank and—Hotel Montalembert. And not merely because Nancy Mitford said so, though she did! In her pre-war classic, ‘The Pursuit of Love’, she has Fabrice telling Linda, ‘Je m’excuse, Madame, for not taking you to the Ritz, but I have a feeling for the […]

The Dorchester’s 45 Park Lane, your Manhattan pad in Mayfair—with complimentary Champagne at its destination restaurant, Cut by Wolfgang Puck

The Dorchester Hotel is to the world of hotels what Chelsea is to football or the Brigade of Guards to the military. Less well known is that The Dorchester has an outstation hotel next door, the glamorous 45 Park Lane. This is a 45-room Art Deco extravaganza with one-to-one service from private ‘hosts’ instead of […]

The Franklin in Egerton Gardens, Knightsbridge: no-expense-spared five-star with the style of an Italian palazzo | Rooms from £172.13 for two with free room upgrade and breakfast

The Franklin, a hidden gem of a five-star townhouse hotel in leafy Egerton Gardens, Knightsbridge, has been transformed by its Venetian owners and hotelier designer Anouska Hempel (of Blakes Hotel fame) into a no-expense-spared haven of beauty, style and luxury. It combines the elegance of an English townhouse with the decorative splendour of an Italian […]

Rosewood London, magnificent 5-star hotel, one of London’s Top 20

The luxurious five-star Rosewood London is the stunning reincarnation of an architectural landmark: the Pearl Assurance Company. Now this fabulously grand Edwardian marble-clad hotel is the London flagship of Rosewood, a distinguished hotel group—operator of the fabled Carlyle in New York and Jumby Bay in Antigua. It is a favourite with our Members, who enjoy […]

Five-star Leonardo Royal Hotel London City, for the Tower and City of London: Club rates include free English breakfast and free room upgrade

This former Grange City hotel is a favourite for business—it is also right on the doorstep of some of London’s most interesting, historic and iconic sights. Its views across the River Thames, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge are spectacular. And our exclusive rates include full English breakfast, free room upgrade (if available on […]

Cotton House, Mustique: Star status for this famous 18th century planter’s mansion house on the Royal island of the Caribbean: Members receive exclusive rates

Veranda Restaurant The long-established Veranda restaurant, wrapped around the Great Room, is the perfect setting for relaxed hospitality where guests can enjoy a leisurely breakfast, and an open bar for drinks and refreshments throughout the day. The evening sees a transformation into a fabulous setting with small intimate tables or settings for larger private parties, […]

Lawrence’s Hotel, Sintra: Five-star Royal mansion in the forests and hills above Lisbon, in easy reach of Portugal’s best beach: Stay here in the world’s second oldest hotel, where Lord Byron wrote ‘Child Harold’s Pilgrimage’: exclusive Club rates

Lawrence's Hotel

The Portuguese and Moorish Royal families made Sintra their summer retreat with good reason. While Portugal’s capital, Lisbon, lay languid in the summer sun, not far away in the hills of Sintra the royals would enjoyi the shady cobbled lanes and cool woodlands, the castles and palaces and breathtaking scenery—then take a tram to the […]