Smith, Mr & Mrs Smith.
The journey started in 2003 with a real couple—Tamara Heber-Percy and James Lohan—as they drove back from a weekend break that had promised far more romance than it had delivered. How could the hotel guide they trusted have gotten it so wrong? Where were all those places that tick the "certain something" box: unmatched ambience, a warm but fuss-free welcome, seductive rooms supplied with thoughtful extras?
Their quest to find and share the most romantic, stylish and sexiest places to stay resulted in a bestselling guide, Mr & Mrs Smith Hotel Collection: UK/ Ireland Volume 1, that grew into a series of books and a collection of 500 boutique hotels across the globe, all reviewed online on an award-winning Web site with a legion of loyal members,
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To find these fabulous locales, Mr & Mrs Smith send out a panel of
(including burlesque queen Dita Von Teese, Agent Provocateur supremo Serena Rees and fashion columnist Bee Shaffer) with their partners in crime to ensure every hotel hits the right style notes and meets their sky-high standards. And they bring you those in-the-know details and destination secrets you can't find anywhere else.
We understand how precious your time is—you don't want to waste it on so-so stays. Rest assured: the vacation inspiration you'll find in the Mr & Mrs Smith collection is tried and tested, ensuring you get the address right first time.
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