Top 3 London hotels for last-minute Thanksgiving festivities.

November 25, 2014
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Thanksgiving is just a few days away but don’t panic if you’ve found yourself in London without plans. Perhaps your original plans have fallen through or you weren’t expecting to be in London for the holiday. Whatever’s happened, there’s still time to book a drink, a meal and even an overnight stay at one of […]

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“Hotel Sharia”? Getting to the truth.

November 24, 2014
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One of the biggest stories in the world of London hotels this past week has been the announcement that the Bermondsey Square Hotel will no longer be serving alcohol in its GB Bar & Grill. The news follows the hotel’s take over by an unspecified new owner, who it has been said is a Middle […]

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Top 3 London venues for mulled wine and cider.

November 21, 2014
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The nights are longer and the weather is colder and while we try to hold off on saying the dreaded “C word” for another few weeks we need a little something to keep us warm. It’s time to break out some of those lovely drinks you consume a lot more of in the winter: port, […]

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How Gold Key Media’s Mediabox makes London hotel guests happy.

November 20, 2014
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Today’s hotel customer is an ever more demanding and tech-savvy creature. Not only are hotels expected to be beautiful, efficient and friendly but they’re also now expected to offer consumers the same wealth of choice they get at home, in a bespoke way and as fast as possible please! In fact, as hotels cater for […]

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Are London’s aparthotels neither here nor there?

November 19, 2014
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Compared to London’s grand hotels, some of which have been recognisable features of the cityscape for well over a century, the serviced apartment market in the capital is relatively new. Sometimes known as “aparthotels”, these self-catered accommodations provide an alternative place to stay. Among the reasons travellers might choose to check into an aparthotel are […]

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The Exhibitionist Hotel shows off in South Kensington.

November 18, 2014
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There have been several hotel openings in recent months; among them are the Dorsett Shepherds Bush and The Mondrian. But one hotel has surprisingly opened earlier than expected. Though it was poised to open on December 1st, The Exhibitionist Hotel has jumped the gun and is already taking bookings. The new boutique property in South […]

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The Lancaster London shows its charitable side.

November 17, 2014
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A little while ago we looked at the Lancaster London’s ‘Blind Dining’ experience, which aimed to raise awareness for the Royal London Society for Blind People. Now the hotel in Westminster is at it again, but this time has got its sights set on raising funds. The hotel has committed itself to raising £10,000 in support of […]

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Top 10 London hotel afternoon teas: we crunch the numbers!

November 14, 2014
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This is your ultimate guide to the best London afternoon teas, based on TripAdvisor data and our unique methodology. We’ve included pricing (as of 31/10/2014) and menu links. For the best afternoon teas, look no further! Filling the vacuum left by the former UK Tea Guild Afternoon tea is a ‘must do’ for London visitors seeking a quintessential part of English […]

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The Marriott Kensington makes business futuristic.

November 13, 2014
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Although holidaymakers, tourists and leisure travellers are a huge part of the hotel industry, business travellers are the other side of the coin. Some hotels choose to focus largely on providing for those travelling for pleasure, but others are keen to cater to both demographics. And it’s not just the individual business traveller that matters, […]

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Top 3 London hotels for a bodacious burger.

November 12, 2014
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Among the food trends that have swept the capital over the last few years is enthusiasm for the great burger. It’s not uncommon for London to begin picking up on American trends – we’ve had cupcakes, juicing and barbecue recently. Burgers are popular because they’re so flexible, and you can do just about anything with […]

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Do Christmas shopping like a VIP at Conrad London.

November 11, 2014
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The Conrad London St James has only been open a short while, but they’ve already been plenty busy. This month they’re raising money for charity event Movember with a special package, and now from November 21st 2014 you can also stay with their ‘Shop the City’ retail experience. For a limited time, the seasonal package […]

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Hotel du Vin uncorks London expansion.

November 10, 2014
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These days it seems that not a week goes by without the announcement of another new hotel, and many of these are from hotel groups that are opening their first property in the capital. For an example you only need to look to the opening of the Dorsett Shepherd’s Bush earlier this month by Asian […]

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London hotels serve up something special for guests.

November 7, 2014
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Last week we took a look at the current trend in London towards dessert-centric properties serving up all manner of sweet things to delight visitors. But often you don’t even need to leave your hotel to indulge yourself, as two recent culinary developments in the capital will attest. If decadently classy desserts really are your […]

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Walk through London with the second Andaz Room With A View.

November 6, 2014
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The Andaz Liverpool Street has unveiled the second room in their ‘Room With A View’ project. Available to book from last month, the room has been designed by artists Patrick Vale and Paul Davis. The project aims to showcase street art inspired by the hotel’s East London location. The first room, which opened in July, […]

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London hotels have success with international guests.

November 5, 2014
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Since hotels are for domestic and international travellers alike, it makes sense that hotels should aim to be popular with business people and holidaymakers both at home and abroad. Some London hotels actively try to appeal to an international crowd, tailoring their services towards the expectations of a particular culture or nation. While others seem to almost […]

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Conrad London St James is well-groomed for Movember.

November 4, 2014
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The popularity of the month-long charity event Movember, held throughout November, has been growing in recent years. Now millions of individuals and businesses put in some effort to help fight testicular cancer for the entire month. The main idea is for men to grow a moustache for the month (if you already have facial hair, you […]

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