Archive for the tag 'Martin’s Hotels'

Once again we were offered Champagne for breakfast although on this occasion there were no strawberries so I opted for mixed fresh fruit instead. We had packed our cases before breakfast but before returning to our room to collect them we asked the hotel receptionist if he would book a taxi to take us to [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jul 4th 2015

Yesterday evening we returned home from our recent travels to the city of Leuven in Belgium. We had a room with a view and a cosy fire. The week was nice and (mostly) relaxing and now I am working my way through over 800 photographs. This has been hampered with my computer playing up by [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 22nd 2015

… it is time to enjoy a few features of the hotel before we retire for some well earned sleep.

16 Comments CherryPie on Apr 8th 2014

… it is time to ‘rest a while’ on the comfy chairs next to the well stocked bar.
We can enjoy each others company, enjoy the atmosphere and watch the world go by

6 Comments CherryPie on Apr 7th 2014

A previous post explains how we ended up staying in this hotel in Mechelan. I fell in love with the hotel

As luck would have it an email arrived from the Belgian hotel chain that we used when we stayed in Bruges. It gave us inspiration and I fell in love with [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 5th 2014

After a good nights sleep we ventured downstairs for breakfast. The breakfast room is quite stunning. It is situated in what was the choir of the church.
The breakfast buffet was one of the best I have ever seen. There was a decadent option of having a glass of Cava to put you in [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 1st 2014

The traffic to Stafford station  was heavier than expected.  This cut it a bit fine for getting to the station in time for printing off the tickets.  Luckily the ticket printing ran smoothly, which is not always the case.
Once on the train, we had a bacon buttie and cup of tea for breakfast.  Some things [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Mar 31st 2014

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