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Children’s afternoon teas perfect for the summer holidays.

July 25, 2016
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Now that it’s the summer holidays, parents everywhere are looking for fun days out. You’re never too young to enjoy the tradition of afternoon tea, especially when there are menus designed just for the kids. Some London hotels have separate prices for children, and perhaps some kids’ drinks. But others go the whole hog and […]

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Healthy eating meetings at Hilton London Bankside.

July 24, 2016
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Attending business meetings isn’t always great for your waistline. Combine that with travel, and you could find it hard to stick to a healthy diet. Luckily, Hilton London Bankside has a solution with their new concept. Business meetings are often awash with pastries and biscuits. They may be tasty to snack on, but they’re neither […]

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Exclusive savings! Get a great deal with Tune Hotels on us.

July 20, 2016
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The only thing better than a stay in London is a fantastic deal on a stay in London. It’s no secret that the capital can be expensive, so every penny in savings helps. We have an exclusive deal for our readers to make your trip to the city more affordable. Tune Hotels is already a […]

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London hotels clean up at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2016.

July 18, 2016
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If you’re looking for the best afternoon tea in London, a hotel is your best bet, according to this year’s Afternoon Tea Awards. They named a hotel as the winner in each of their four categories at last week’s ceremony. Claridge’s, the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, Sanderson London and Grosvenor House all took home top […]

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Our top 3 London exhibition + hotel packages this summer.

July 14, 2016
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When it comes to hotel packages, some people like a trip to the theatre. Some enjoy restaurant deals, while others want a spa package. But if you’re a lover of the arts and culture, a visit to one of London’s fantastic museums or galleries is often the better option. If you’re planning to see a special […]

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Our double afternoon tea indulgence at The Landmark London.

July 13, 2016
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The Winter Garden at The Landmark London is one of the city’s most spectacular venues. The moment you enter from busy Marylebone Road you are in a sanctuary cocooned by its gentle palm trees over decidedly English architecture, with natural light flooding in from the huge glass roof. Afternoon tea did after all originate in […]

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Roomzzz arrives in London in spring 2017.

July 9, 2016
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Aparthotel company Roomzzz – yes, three Zs – will be starting its first venture in London in 2017. They have announced that their Stratford establishment will open in March. Roomzzz already has aparthotels around the country, including in Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds and Chester. But now they’re venturing down south to set up their first property […]

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Georgian House Hotel receives a 5-star VisitEngland award.

July 7, 2016
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The Georgian House Hotel, of Wizard Chambers fame, has become only the second establishment in London to receive a 5-star guest accommodation award from VisitEngland. VisitEngland’s Quality in Tourism body rates in two categories – hotels and guest accommodation. Despite being called a hotel, Georgian House falls into the latter and has now been recognised […]

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CitizenM Tower of London is nearly here – at last!

July 4, 2016
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We have been waiting a while for citizenM to open another hotel in London. Their first citizenM Bankside opened back in 2012 – we’ve been awaiting more ever since. Finally, 4 years on, the second will open on July 11th 2016. Just before citizenM Bankside opened, one of our bloggers enjoyed a stay there and […]

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Light bites at London’s best hotels for bar snacks.

July 1, 2016
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During the summer, when the weather is warm, you don’t always want to eat a heavy meal. Just a small plate or light snack will do, especially when it’s to soak up a few cocktails. Some of London’s hotel bars and restaurants do delicious snacks and sharing plates that are perfect for a summer’s day. […]

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Where to celebrate US Independence Day in London 2016.

June 29, 2016
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Calling all Americans and Americophiles in London! It will soon be 4th July, America’s Independence Day. If you’re an American living in London or just a lover of all things from the USA, there’s lots for you to do! Whether you’re homesick or just want an excuse to party, you’ll find Independence Day celebrations all […]

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Our lazy Sunday afternoon tea at London Bridge Hotel.

June 27, 2016
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The Quarter Bar at London Bridge Hotel, under the stewardship of head barman Carlo Pallone, is one of our under-the-radar favourite London hotel bars. So it made sense to return to the same venue to enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon tea savouring sweet treats and fine sandwiches. Our experience started with a request to choose […]

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London hotel bars beat others to the punch in Time Out’s awards.

June 24, 2016
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This year’s Time Out Bar Awards have revealed that London’s hotels still have some of the best bars around. Four of the seven categories had winners and runners-up from hotels. The London Edition’s Punch Room took home the top prize for both Bar of the Year and Most Stylish Bar. The Connaught Bar at The […]

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Another floating hotel sets sail for London.

June 22, 2016
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If you fancy a stay on the high seas (river or canal) in London, you currently have a couple of options. There’s the Sunborn London, and Bert’s Barges. In September, London will get another hotel in the form of the Good Hotel Amsterdam, soon to be the Good Hotel London. The hotel is currently moored […]

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Could your pretty pooch win you a London hotel stay?

June 20, 2016
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Have you got a Dalmatian? If you do, and it’s particularly good-looking, you could be lucky winner of a grand prize. If you don’t have one, it may be time to consider begging, borrowing or stealing one (London Hotels Insight does not condone stealing Dalmatians, or indeed any other type of dog). 2016 marks the […]

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Hard Rock Hotel London to make some noise in summer 2018.

June 17, 2016
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London’s Hard Rock Cafe first opened 45 years ago this week. In might surprise you then to learn that it won’t be until 2018 that the city will get its very first Hard Rock Hotel. Hard Rock Hotel London will be hosting live music events from local and international acts while celebrating the city’s musical […]

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