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Escape hotlist: A beautiful public loo, high-end safari and a BBC makeover

Norway’s convenience is making waves

Norway’s Kystriksveien Coastal Route is a picturesque road trip. The 400-mile road has mountain ranges, ferry crossings to hundreds of magical islands and the world’s most beautiful public toilet, no less. Shaped like a wave, the new £1.4million, concrete- and-glass convenience can be found in a spot called Ureddplassen, directly in front of sparkling fjords.

Doughnut try this at home

SOHO House is taking overnight bookings for its new 1960s-inspired White City House. West London’s former BBC Television Centre — or ‘The Doughnut’ for its circular design — has been transformed into a 45-room hotel and members’ space with a terrazzo tiled-rooftop pool and bar, a huge gym, and a two-screen Electric Cinema complete with velvet armchairs. From £128 per night,

A luxury safari package in Kenya

Venture to Kenya between July and September and you can see the great wildebeest crossing the Maasai Mara before you fly south to coastal town Watamu in search of migrating humpback whales. This seven-night Double Migration safari package from the Hemingways Collection includes three nights in the Ol Seki Mara luxury safari tents and four at the group’s seaside outpost set within the Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve. £2,242, including excursions and domestic flights,

The other Brooklyn

The town of Montclair, dubbed by some ‘the Brooklyn of New Jersey’, has a new boutique hotel owned and designed by makeup mogul Bobbi Brown. The George Inn, a private home that was built in 1902, has 32 rooms with tartan bedheads, Dyson Supersonic hair dryers, industrial-finished bathrooms, and a panelled library for rainy days. From £170 per night,