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London hotels slated by watchdog over food hygiene.

March 2, 2015
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London’s hotels are renowned for the fine dining opportunities they offer; the sumptuous banquet of flavours, colours and aromas inspired by cuisines from all corners of the globe. But with an estimated 1000+ hotels in the city and lots more B&Bs and guesthouses, not all can maintain the same high standards. And it was recently […]

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London boutique hotels roundup – February 2015.

March 1, 2015
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The weather’s still chilly and sunny days are some way off, but London’s boutique hotel scene is nonetheless hotting up well. Here we take a look at the latest news from February and look to the month ahead and beyond. Tune Hotels opened their fifth London property at the beginning of the month – the […]

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Copy Kate: The Duchess of Cambridge’s favourite London hotspots.

February 28, 2015
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The Duchess of Cambridge is busy preparing for the latest arrival to her family. So she hasn’t been enjoying London’s nightspots as much as when she was first dating Prince William. But that doesn’t mean she hasn’t been spotted out and about in the capital… Here is LHI’s guide to Kate Middleton’s London; showing you […]

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The Lanesborough’s butlers start tweeting behind the scenes!

February 25, 2015
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It’s not long now until the Lanesborough‘s greatly anticipated grand reopening. More than a year since its doors closed for refurbishment, the prestigious hotel will be throwing them open again this spring. Now part of the Oetker Collection, this beloved establishment will surely be revealing its new incarnation to much applause and acclaim. If you […]

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London joins the line-up for potential Virgin Hotels.

February 24, 2015
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Richard Branson’s Virgin brand does just about everything from flights and holidays to TV and mobile phones. And now they’re busy building the latest addition to the Virgin family – Virgin Hotels. If you can’t afford to hire Branson’s private Necker Island, his new hotels are sure to be much more affordable. The first property […]

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London hotel teaches men how to please their brides.

February 23, 2015
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While hotels are ostensibly there to provide a place to stay and perhaps a little luxury, many today offer something a little extra to lure in specific types of guests. For the Best Western Plus in Woodford Green, that group of guests is soon-to-be-married couples, or to be more specific, ‘clueless men’. The hotel in […]

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Langham Hospitality eyes up London for new luxury hotel brand.

February 20, 2015
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London’s The Langham has been a presence in the capital since the 1860s, and Langham Hospitality Group is now considering the city for its new luxury brand. Cordis Hotels and Resorts will be launched in several locations, with London in good company with Hong Kong, New York and Dubai also on the list. The first […]

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Eau de cocktail at the Hotel Café Royal?

February 19, 2015
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Taste and scent are irrevocably interlinked, so how food or drink smells can play a big part in its flavour. But hopefully the Hotel Café Royal‘s new range of cocktails, inspired by Givenchy’s new L’atelier collection, don’t taste like you’ve just knocked back a bottle of eau de parfum. The exclusive cocktail range served in […]

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In-room tablets take over London hotel rooms.

February 18, 2015
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As the prestigious Lanesborough prepares to reopen its doors, the hotel has revealed that their new rooms will feature tablets provided by Crave. While many hotels allow guests to control their stay from their mobile device, others are making sure you don’t even need to bring your own. The presence of in-room tablets is rising […]

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Win a stay to the Tune of 5 nights in Canary Wharf!

February 17, 2015
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You may have noticed that the lovely people at Tune Hotels like competitions. So it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that they have another great contest for you…but this time giving you a massive 5 nights in London. You can win a five-night stay for two at recently-opened Tune Canary Wharf through their latest […]

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Does AirBnB pose a threat to London’s hotels?

February 16, 2015
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Short-stay accommodation is already a crowded market in London, with countless luxury and boutique hotels co-existing with mid-range budget and limited service offerings. But that market could soon be given a shuffle, if proposals to relax letting regulations in London go ahead. Last week it was announced that housing legislation would be amended to enable […]

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Calling all Muggles: Top 10 London Harry Potter Attractions.

February 13, 2015
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This post not only lists the top 10 London Harry Potter attractions but also contains detailed information and links on how to plan your visit and make the most of them – be sure to bookmark and share! And scroll to the bottom for a FREE INFOGRAPHIC with maps of all the Harry Potter locations […]

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40 winks at the Marriott Grosvenor Square.

February 12, 2015
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Last year The Corinthia launched a package designed to give you an excellent night’s sleep. Their Power of Sleep project immersed the whole hotel in a bedtime theme, with a sleep expert, special menus and two short-films about snoozing all part of the package. But now another hotel is aiming to send you into a […]

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Top 10 new London hotel openings in 2015.

February 11, 2015
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2014 saw some big London hotel launches, from the  unintentionally voyeuristic high-altitude windows at the Shangri La at The Shard, to Andre Balazs’ ultra-exclusive celeb-laden Chiltern Firehouse in Marylebone and the much awaited Ham Yard Hotel in Soho from Firmdale’s Tim and Kit Kemp. This year is certainly not shy of big hotel openings in […]

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Top 3 London hotel cigar bars.

February 10, 2015
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There are many things in life that people regard as being sophisticated pleasures. Among them are champagne, caviar, whiskey, and yes, cigars. While smoking isn’t for everyone (though nor is drinking alcohol or eating fish eggs), there are many people who take pleasure in a fine cigar, perhaps accompanied by a glass of single malt […]

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Andaz hosts exclusive Game of Thrones pop-up.

February 9, 2015
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The Andaz Liverpool Street will be hosting an exclusive pop-up restaurant this weekend, which will last three days and is only open to competition winners. The restaurant, which will run only from February 13th-15th 2015, will celebrate the fourth season release of the hit HBO show Games of Thrones on Blue-ray and DVD. Named All […]

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