Are you sick of trawling the internet or combing through guidebooks desperately searching for that somewhere special for a break away, only to be disappointed when your chosen destination doesn't live up to its promise? In this must-have guide Alex Polizzi, presenter of Channel 5's The Hotel Inspector, takes the hassle out of hotel selection, revealing her pick of the very best places to stay in Great Britain. Whether you're searching for a boutique city bolthole or luxurious country house, cosy bed breakfast or Michelin-starred restaurant with rooms, you'll find it here. And you can rest assured that all 52 of the outstanding destinations featured - one for every weekend of the year - live up to award-winning hotelier Alex's famously exacting standards. Each of the hotels is described in absorbing detail, allowing you to really get a feel for the place and your hosts. In every case Alex makes it compellingly clear why it is so very special. In each entry her advice encompasses everything from which room to choose and what to eat, to where to go in the local area, ensuring that every aspect of your perfect British escape is covered. Entries are accompanied by a range of sumptuous colour photographs to give you the real flavour of your chosen destination, while all-important travel information is also included to ensure your journey is as smooth and trouble-free as possible. With its winning combination of expert advice, insider tips and sumptuous photography, Alex Polizzi's Little Black Book of Hotels makes compulsive reading for the armchair traveller, as well as essential reference when planning any trip away.