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5 London hotel trends to watch out for in 2016.

February 5, 2016
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We’re more than a month into 2016, and already we’ve seen plenty of action from London’s hotels. As 2015 progressed and came to an end, we could see a number of trends emerging from the hotel sector. From budget brands to high-tech offerings, London’s hotels are constantly evolving. Here are some of the top trends […]

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Landmark The Intercontinental London – The O2 opens.

February 3, 2016
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The Intercontinental London – The O2 has been available to book for a few weeks now, but they have just officially announced their opening. The hotel is an impressive size, and in an excellent location for business and leisure. The new hotel by The O2 has one of the largest pillar-free ballrooms in Europe. It […]

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K West Hotel & Spa is at it again: hot dogs with a sweet twist.

February 1, 2016
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K West Hotel & Spa has gained something of a reputation for offering unusual foods. Last year, they created a Creme Egg burger, and they have a glam rock inspired afternoon tea menu. Now they’re at it again with a sweet hot dog topped with mango and raspberry sauce. You’ll be relieved to hear that […]

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Warm your wintery mood with 20% off at The Beaufort.

January 29, 2016
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The weather is all over the place at the moment. It’s cold, it’s even colder, it’s snowing, raining, windy, or it’s just a bit too mild. If you’ve had enough, why not stay warm with a great value stay at The Beaufort? The weather might be inconsistent, but you won’t find a lack of consistency at […]

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Plan a stress-free February half-term with Tune’s London hotels.

January 27, 2016
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It seems like the kids have only just gone back to school after Christmas, but before you know it they’ll be on holiday again! In fact, February half term is roughly three weeks away. Take the opportunity to have some fun in London by staying at one of Tune Hotels’ wallet-friendly properties. London is chock […]

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Stay warm at the Ham Yard Hotel with hot G&Ts.

January 25, 2016
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Last year, Dukes Hotel introduced a gin and tonic inspired afternoon tea, featuring gin-infused teas. Now, a new pop-up at the Ham Yard Hotel will be serving hot G&Ts to chilly visitors. The pop-up will be run by London distillery Sipsmith and hosted in Ham Yard’s rooftop garden. Swan on a Hot Gin Roof (the […]

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The Savoy’s American Bar promotes their new menu with a silent film.

January 22, 2016
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The Savoy might be seen as the pinnacle of timeless elegance in the hotel world. But they’re not afraid to keep up with the times – while maintaining their air of luxury, of course. Their new menu in the American Bar shows that they’re always ready to celebrate both change and London’s history. The new menu, […]

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London lockups: 5 hotels in former courthouses.

January 20, 2016
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The face of London is changing all the time. Many older buildings are having to find a new purpose, and hotel conversions are a popular choice. There will be a hotel at Battersea Power Station, at the BBC Television Centre, and at Churchill’s Old War Rooms. One of the types of building being snatched up […]

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Fifth Z Hotel opens on Fleet Street, with sixth soon to come.

January 18, 2016
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Z Hotels continues to grow across town, with another property recently added to their portfolio. Z City is in the heart of London on Fleet Street. The hotel group opened Z Shoreditch last year and Z Piccadilly in 2014. These two properties were in addition to the existing hotels in Soho and Victoria. The latest member […]

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Why are we waiting? Hotels expected in 2015 that never appeared.

January 14, 2016
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Developing a hotel is no mean feat. We know that it’s difficult to predict when a project will be finished, and set-backs can always occur. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t getting impatient for some hotels to arrive on the scene. A whole host of hotels were promised to us for 2015, and many of […]

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Head to The Baglioni for some fiction-inspired art.

January 11, 2016
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The Baglioni Hotel in London is always keen to celebrate Italian culture in all its forms, including art. For five days, they’ll be hosting an exhibition of artworks all inspired by the same novel. The Book Art Project features works by 12 artists, all of whom have taken inspiration from the novel ‘Da qualche parte […]

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Claridge’s appoints new General Manager.

January 9, 2016
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Claridge’s is to receive a new General Manager, who will be replacing Thomas Kochs. Kochs, who became GM in 2011, left Claridge’s suddenly a couple of months ago. Paul Jackson will be filling his role. Jackson was previously General Manager at the Mandarin Oriental in Sanya, China. With five years as GM and ten years […]

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Top 10 afternoon teas to combine with a West End show.

January 7, 2016
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NOTE: this post contains a map, pricing info and menu links to some of London’t top afternoon teas, correct on the publication date When visiting London, there are two things that anyone who wants to experience the more refined side of the capital should seek out – a traditional afternoon tea and a West End […]

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New London hotels (hopefully) opening in 2016.

January 4, 2016
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It’s no secret that things don’t always go to plan in the world of hotel development. It’s rare that a project’s deadline isn’t pushed forward at least once. But we’re choosing to be optimistic and hoping that these hotels really will be opening their doors by the end of the year. Four Seasons at Ten Trinity […]

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Second hub by Premier Inn opens in Tower Bridge.

January 1, 2016
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Premier Inn’s high-tech hub concept is expanding, with its second property now open on Great Tower Street. hub by Premier Inn London Tower Bridge is just a short walk from Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. Premier Inn’s hub hotels are boutique offerings that focus on style and technology in an urban environment. Guests […]

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Still no NYE plans? Try these last minute London hotel options.

December 29, 2015
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2015 has nearly come to the end, and most people want to see out the year with a bang. But if you’re in London and you’ve found yourself without any plans, there’s still time to find an event to suit you. Some of London’s hotels host New Year’s Eve events that sell out rather quickly, […]

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