Admittedly, dining out while travelling can be a bit of a challenge, especially when you’re in a foreign country dealing with unfamiliar foods and a language barrier! So it’s always a good idea to book accommodations at hotels that have their own restaurant and a helpful multi-lingual staff so you can dine in while you learn the lay of the land. Check out these fabulous affordable hotels where you can expect top-notch dining, excellent service and even facilities for helping you work off those extra calories!
A world of its own, the Resort De Coracao boast the “Ice & Spice” Restaurant that features a multi-cultural cuisine prepared in a Display Kitchen that also offers 24/7 room service. You can arrange for a barbeque by the swimming pool or have your meeting catered in the “Waves” video conference hall. After dinner, relax in the Jacuzzi, steam baths or have a nice workout at the fitness center. Take advantage of the specially designed in-house games room, the brochures at the helpful travel desk, do your laundry and you can even consult their doctor on call for any minor discomforts.
Modern cuisine with an international flair is the specialty of the restaurant at the Hotel Hoppegardten Berlin. Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner until 10:30 PM, the kitchen uses fresh ingredients and can adjust recipes to meet guest’s dietary requirements. The cocktail bar stays open until 1:00 AM and offers cold beer and live sports events on their big screen TV. Peeps on HostelBookers.com, rate this hotel restaurant experience as a must try!
Even though it’s in the middle of the city, the Hotel Torre Rossa Park looks out over a luscious green landscape. Their restaurant, “Il Borgo” serves traditional Italian fare in their charming bistro and garden during the summer months (June through September) from 7:30 to 10:30 PM. You’ll find an excellent selection of domestic and imported wines offered with meals and their bar offers adult beverages and snacks. Banquet facilities are also available for gala events and business meetings.
Enjoy Scottish fare made with pride at The Bank Hotel where their pub and restaurants home-cooked meals are made fresh daily from local organic ingredients. Expect freshly caught battered fish with hand-cut chips (wrapped in yesterday’s newspaper), grass-fed beef hamburgers, free-range Scottish eggs and delicious Highland adult beverages (including single malt whiskies) to wash it all down. The restaurant is open daily from midday until 10:00 PM and the pub offers light snacks all day.
Besides the obligatory Irish fare, the Clarion Hotel Liffey Valley’s Sinergie Restaurant offers interesting Asian and Mediterranean cuisine in a formal setting. A hearty breakfast is served at the Savour Lounge which it is open all day for light dining offering soups, sandwiches, afternoon tea and, of course, cocktails. Enjoy a fun meal in a relaxed atmosphere at the Kudos Bar with Asian Wok. Room service is available 24 hours a day and to shed those extra calories you can work out at their SanoVitae Health and Fitness Club with a swimming pool, steam room and Jacuzzi.
Maxine’s Bistro and Bar at The Catalina Hotel & Beach club serves breakfast all day long! The Challah bread French toast is legendary and is a great way to start your day on South Beach. The in-house Kung Fu Kitchen and Sushi Bar offers fresh Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Sushi with a menu items like miso-glazed sea bass, Peking duck and their popular Shrimp Pad Thai. Food is served from 5:00 PM until midnight and the cocktail bar remains open until 4:00 AM.