The Weekend Australian - Travel - - TRAVEL & INDULGENCE -

Fol­low­ing a $US35 mil­lion ($46.7m) ren­o­va­tion, the 28-storey Sher­a­ton Nashville Down­town has been awarded the cov­eted “Grand” tag by the group; new-look gue­strooms, restau­rants and a stun­ning rooftop event space have been over­seen by cel­e­brated New York-based de­signer Anna Busta • Ac­corHo­tels has opened a £90m ($155m) flag­ship Novo­tel tow­er­ing 127m above Lon­don’s Ca­nary Wharf; of­fer­ing fan­tas­tic city views from the top-floor restau­rant and bar, the ho­tel fea­tures 313 gue­strooms, gym, pool, a roof garden and prob­a­bly the high­est bee­hives in Bri­tain • Just 15km from down­town Manch­ester, Oddfel­lows on the Park is a new ho­tel of­fer­ing 22 gue­strooms in the won­der­fully re­stored gothic re­vival Brunt­wood Hall; a De­sign Ho­tels mem­ber, the ho­tel sits in a 40ha park and blends orig­i­nal fea­tures with quirky de­sign, to wit, a gothic-style chan­de­lier fash­ioned from bi­cy­cle chains • Six Senses Ho­tels Re­sorts Spas will open on Ibiza in 2020 with 134 gue­strooms sited across 10ha on Cala Xar­raca Bay, 30 min­utes from the air­port; un­ob­structed sun­set views will be com­ple­mented by a choice of digs in­clud­ing beach-cave suites and sixbed­room man­sions; ex­pect mu­sic fes­ti­vals and or­ganic ev­ery­thing, from the food to the sheets • Guests book­ing four nights or more be­tween June 3 and Septem­ber 24 this year at Richard Bran­son’s The Lodge in Ver­bier, Switzer­land, will re­ceive their fi­nal night for free; rates from CHF910 ($1222) a night, twin share, in­clud­ing all meals and drinks.

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