Fabulous Farnborough – The Greatest Show in the Air.

For a week every other year, our wonderful neighbouring town of Farnborough finds itself at the very centre of global attention as it hosts the Farnborough International Airshow. Visitors from 44 countries gather to network with more than 1,000 exhibiting companies...

The Mandolay Hotel – my happy place.

This was the heading written for a recent review on Tripadvisor, a review that went on to say: ‘The service we received from all the staff, starting with Joyce on reception when we arrived and finishing on our last day’s with breakfast with Ella, (who ran a very...

Meeting Must-Haves

We all know the important ingredients of a successful meeting, and depending upon which article we last read on the subject, there are usually a whole list of ‘Ps’ to consider…Purpose, Planning, Preparation, Participants (we loved the one that included Pizza!)...

What’s on in and Around Guildford this month

Welcome to our regular round-up of entertainment highlights, in an around Guildford, and from what we can see July is really shaping up to be a Crackerjack! We start as always with our great friends at the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre as they kick start the month with a...

You can always judge us by the company that we keep

‘Brand Association’ is not a usual subject for a hotel to write about, but we mention it quite often because while we love Mandolay, we are not exactly a household name outside of Guildford. We are a beautiful, independently owned four star hotel and events venue,...