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Example:

We were escorted into the old country club, and I made an instant grimace over how ______ the ambiance was."

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    decadent maybe, in the sense of luxurious indulgence? I love me some tobacco leather wingback chairs and good whiskey. – Phil Sweet Apr 28 '16 at 4:33
  • perhaps "lavish", "opulent" don't have enough of a negative connotation, but perhaps "grandiose" or "extravagant" would. – Hank D Apr 28 '16 at 4:35
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    Is there any other kind of posh? – jamesqf Apr 28 '16 at 5:56
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We were escorted into the old country club, and I made an instant grimace over how
hoity-toity the ambiance was.

Hoity-toity is synonymous with snobby, both terms are related to posh and are derogative, so while a posh restaurant could be a compliment, and implies that is quite expensive to eat there; a hoity-toity restaurant will suggest it is run by a snobbish (or pretentious) management.

Hoity-toity
Haughty; snobbish:

  • the moneyed, hoity-toity inhabitants of the island
  • They see people in the country as hoity-toity but nothing could be further from the truth,’ he said as we pulled into the driveway of his fifteenth-century home, Kilhenzie Castle.
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Have a look at

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/ostentatious

It can be used in proper context to deliver the intended meaning.

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