The Ritz London, best 5-star hotel in Piccadilly: Club rates save you up to £600 for two with free bottle of Champagne and free 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 Savoy London, ‘one of the Great Hotels of the World’ | Rooms from £299 for two 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 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 […]

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, […]

Castell Son Claret, Majorca: Members’ favourite luxury castle in the foothills of the Majorcan mountains: heavenly hotel in its own country estate: exclusive Club rates

Castell Son Claret, Majorca

To stay in a castle is always special, and to find a genuine castle in the Spanish island of Mallorca, set peacefully in the beautiful foothills of the Serra de Tramuntana, is a delight. Here you can indulge yourself with all the pleasures of staying within these thick stone walls and sauntering around your 325-acre […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, Jose 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 […]

Five-star XV Beacon, No1 hotel in Boston, USA, with the air of a smart private residence: Members receive exclusive Club rates and VIP status

US President John F Kennedy thought of Boston as his hometown. This is the city that propelled him to greatness and it was here, in historic Beacon Hill, the well-heeled address of prominent Bostonian families, that the six-year-old made his first political speech—standing on a table at his grandfather’s birthday party. Boston is a keen […]

Laluna Resort & Spa, Grenada: Alluring, unspoilt, award-winning beach resort full of Italian luxury, style and cucina in the Caribbean

Laluna Resort & Spa Grenada

Grenada is one of the most beautiful places in the world and Laluna is a perfect place to stay. A colourful gem of an island, the most southerly of the Windward Isles, Grenada is known as the Spice Island of the Caribbean, famous for the delicious nutmeg which scents the air. A relatively unknown holiday […]

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 […]

Grand Hotel Europe, St Petersburg: Art Nouveau landmark at the heart of Russian culture, perfect for the Mariinsky (Kirov) Ballet: Members receive exclusive rates

We open our historical itinerary by staying in the very heart of all Russian culture, at one of St Petersburg’s treasured historic monuments, the Belmond Grand Hotel Europe, following in the footsteps of Debussy, Gorky and Strauss. This miracle of an hotel is a restored reincarnation of the former Europeiskaya, opened in 1875, and thus […]

Grange Tower Bridge: Smart 5-star London City hotel with swimming pool, gym and great views: Club rates from £99 for two with free English breakfast and free upgrade

The contemporary Grange Tower Bridge Hotel is a new 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 guest […]

The Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments, Mayfair, for suites with a view of Green Park | Rooms from £245

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. It has long been the kind of London hotel that revels in […]

The Gore, Kensington: country-house style and the glamour of Judy Garland | Rooms from £145

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 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 […]

The Stafford, historic 5-star hotel in St James’s with famous American Bar and Gamebird Restaurant | Rooms from £275 with free upgrade

If only the historic walls of the elegant Stafford Hotel in St James’s could talk: what a tale they would tell, of Royal indiscretion and heroic espionage in World War Two. The five-star Stafford is a smart and discreet 17th-century private hotel and former club at 16-18 St James’s Place. A hidden passageway from its […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rosewood London, magnificent 5-star hotel, one of London’s Top 20 | Rooms from £235

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 […]

The Pelham, fabulous 5-star design hotel in South Kensington | Rooms from £206.67 for two including breakfast and 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 […]

Five-star St Pancras Renaissance London: Sir John Betjeman’s swansong: The best place to stay for Eurostar rail journeys to the Continent at special Club rates

When the poet Sir John Betjeman managed to save St Pancras Station from demolition, he also saved the old Midland Grand Hotel, calling this masterpiece of Victorian Gothic architecture ‘too beautiful and too romantic to survive’ in a world of tower blocks and concrete. The rest is history: the station was saved, and the hotel […]