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The deal: as a London Hotels Insight insider you’ll get the Tune “comfort package” included – with TV, 24 hours of WiFi, towel & toiletry rental, room safe and hairdryer.
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The deal: as a London Hotels Insight insider you’ll receive a complimentary welcome cocktail from Brunello Lounge as well as free WiFi throughout your stay in this stylish Italian luxury gem of a hotel – don’t miss aperitivo time!
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The deal: as an LHI insider you’ll get a free bottle of champagne in your room on arrival as well as a free English breakfast for two (minimum 2 night stay). Free WiFi is already standard and don’t forget to stay for afternoon tea!
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The deal: as a London Hotels Insight insider you’ll get several extras at this gorgeously discreet gem (read about the hotel’s service philosophy here) round the corner from Harrods. You’ll love the complimentary cream tea!

London Hotels Insight provides up-to-date, independent advice for your perfect stay in London. We research guest feedback, meet management and identify hotels at the top of their game.

Top London Concierge receives the ‘Golden Keys’.

October 1, 2014
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Concierges are often the unsung heroes of London’s busy luxury hotel sector, frequently arranging special activities for guests, procuring hard-to-get tickets or simply recommending the best restaurants. This month though, one of their number has been publicly recognised for his achievements. Theo Dubroy is the Head Concierge at The Arch London and has recently been […]

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London boutique hotels roundup – September 2014.

September 30, 2014
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It may be hard to believe, but summer is now officially over. Say goodbye to hotel rooftop swimming pools, garden terraces and sporting event themed packages. Say hello to cosy boutique stays with roaring fires, autumn-inspired menus and the inevitable preparations for a certain December festive occasion that shall not be named. Here we take […]

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Lancaster London launches “blind dining” challenge.

September 29, 2014
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In any given month there are a wide variety of special menus and dishes to indulge in at the restaurants of London hotels. In October though the Island Grill at the Lancaster London is going one step further to offer a unique dining experience, while at the same time raising awareness for charity. From September […]

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The London hotels STILL charging for WiFi.

September 26, 2014
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As many new London hotels open with complimentary WiFi in place from the start, it’s hard to believe that others both new and old are trailing behind. Many are not just single hotels, but entire groups, including Marriott Hotels, Hilton, Hyatt and InterContinental. While some groups offer free WiFi in lobbies and public spaces, charges remain in guest […]

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Four Seasons to transform Ten Trinity Square.

September 25, 2014
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The Four Seasons hotel chain has already established a strong foothold in London with its hotels on Park Lane and Canary Wharf. Now it looks like the group is looking to expand its share of the UK capital’s hotel market, with a new property planned in Tower Hill where it has just announced that it will […]

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Tune Hotels launches £15 stays in the heart of Newcastle.

September 24, 2014
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Tune Hotels have four London properties already, with another coming soon to Canary Wharf plus one in Edinburgh. But now they’re bringing their unique value proposition to the North of England too, opening their first hotel in the heart of Newcastle. For a short time they’re offering an introductory rate of only £15 a night in their […]

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Malmaison set to buy Great Scotland Yard Hotel.

September 23, 2014
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With limited space to build new hotel developments in the more desirable areas of London, competition to obtain buildings that no longer serve their original purpose is high. Particularly when the building in question is an iconic part of British history. Such has been the case for the building on Pall Mall that was the […]

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Mind your manners at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower.

September 22, 2014
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Children are usually pampered as much as their parents when they stay at a luxury hotel. But one hotel has decided that instead of entertaining them with video games and sweeties, they’re going to make sure the kids know how to mind their manners. The luxury hotel provider Jumeirah Group is now offering etiquette lessons […]

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Treat the kids to a London stay this half term.

September 19, 2014
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The kids have been back at school for a couple of weeks now and it may be a strange mixture of a dream come true and a terrible nightmare. It’s great to have them out of your hair, but on the other hand there’s now all sorts of school-related things to worry about. Plus, you […]

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Pop-up theatre to be launched at The May Fair.

September 18, 2014
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Among the London hotels that like to maintain links to the cultural and artistic scene in London is The May Fair. This week they announced a partnership with the Almeida Theatre to create a pop-up theatre experience at the hotel. The theatre’s pop-up play, ‘The Fever’, will be performed in the hotel’s Amber Suite during […]

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Are London hotel cleaners getting a dirty deal?

September 17, 2014
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When guests check into a hotel their most basic expectation is that their room will be clean. Unfortunately it appears that this is not always the case in London at the moment. According to a recent survey by hotel.info, London’s hotels are the second dirtiest out of all the world’s capitals. Only Rio de Janeiro […]

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Hilton’s Conrad brand arrives in London.

September 17, 2014
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Conrad Hotels and Resorts have announced that they are coming to London with the opening of their hotel the Conrad London St James. The group’s first London hotel was formerly the InterContinental London Westminster and is located on Broadway between Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. The Conrad London St James has 256 rooms and suites […]

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Artist Residence opens but no sign of Zetter’s Uncle Seymour.

September 16, 2014
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Tiny boutique hotel Artist Residence has now opened in Pimlico. The brand already has two other properties in Brighton and Penzance, but the new hotel is their first in London. The brand’s owners Justin Salisbury and Charlotte Newey aren’t strangers to scrutiny, having appeared on several Channel 4 reality programmes, so should be prepared to have […]

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Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square set for hotel boom?

September 15, 2014
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You can’t get much more central than Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.  With theatre, cinema events, the nightlife of Soho and the shopping opportunities of Covent Garden all on the doorstep, it’s a perfect place to stay during a trip to London. So it’s perhaps unsurprising that there are a number of substantial new hotel […]

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Pods and capsules: the rise of London’s budget hotels.

September 12, 2014
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Many of the capital’s new hotel openings recently (as well as upcoming openings) are budget hotels. Some, like Z Hotels and citizenM, already have properties in London, while others, such as German brand Motel One, are just breaking into the London market. But whether they’re a new brand or an established one, it’s clear that […]

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Artist-in-residence schemes at London hotels.

September 11, 2014
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London’s hotels are often keen to foster and support the arts in their many forms. Recently, Brown’s ran its very first art weekend and the Andaz Liverpool Street began its ‘Room with a View‘ project. The Savoy regularly holds literary lunches with high-profile writers, while The Bloomsbury Hotel holds private dinners for The Royal Society of Literature in […]

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