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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.

Let’s do lunch at London hotels.

April 18, 2014
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Big Hospitality have reported that the Melia White House has had great success with its restaurant The Place, which focuses on lunches and takeaways. Sales of takeaway food nearly quadrupled after the takeaway concept was launched in 2012 and they continue to increase. They’re not the only hotel restaurant that takes advantage of the lunch […]

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Sophisticated afternoon tea at Sofitel St James.

April 17, 2014
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We recently took a look at some of London’s afternoon teas that are a little on the wilder side, but we’re fans of more traditional teas too. I recently visited The Rose Lounge at Sofitel St James, for a sophisticated afternoon tea with a French twist. The French-owned and -managed five-star hotel reflects its ownership […]

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Firmdale’s Ham Yard Hotel set to open June 1st.

April 16, 2014
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Firmdale’s new London hotel is set to open on 1st June and reservations are now open for the 91-room property. The group already has seven other London hotels, as well as Crosby Street Hotel in New York, and each of them exemplify designer Kit Kemp’s unique and recognisable style. The Ham Yard is no exception, featuring […]

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Win a 3-night Edinburgh stay with Tune photo competition.

April 15, 2014
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In celebration of Homecoming Scotland, which aims to showcase everything that’s great about Scotland in the year that the Commonwealth Games is being hosted, Tune Hotel Haymarket have launched a photography competition. They’ve teamed up with Visit Scotland, Edinburgh Marketing and Sticky9 to promote the competition and provide prizes. People are invited to ‘like’ Tune […]

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The Portobello Hotel gets a ‘curious’ redesign.

April 14, 2014
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The fashionable Portobello Hotel on Notting Hill’s Stanley Gardens has seen more than its fair share of famous faces over the past forty years. Now it seems it’s going to follow in the footsteps of the rich and famous by having its very own facelift. The 21-room hotel, situated within a duo of neo-classical mansions, […]

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London’s hotel afternoon teas get creative.

April 11, 2014
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After looking at St Martins Lane’s Asian and Cuban inspired Cafecito Afternoon Tea, I began wondering who else was getting creative with their afternoon tea menus. While there are endless places to go in London for a traditional menu, with the usual scones and cucumber sandwiches, you need to look a bit harder if you […]

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London’s newest hotel is shipshape, ready to open in May.

April 10, 2014
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One of the year’s most anticipated and unique London hotels has arrived in port and will be accepting guests from early next month. The Sunborn London luxury yacht hotel arrived on the Thames at the start of April and has now been moved to her home at the Royal Victoria Docks, where she will stay […]

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Budget boutique hotel Bloc opens at Gatwick.

April 9, 2014
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Airports are often great places to look to for innovations in the hotel industry as they cater to a set of people who are both quite particular and wide ranging. On the one hand, everyone needs somewhere to stay before jetting off to their next destination, but on the other they could be anyone from […]

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Celebrating the Rubens at the Palace Living Wall.

April 8, 2014
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The Rubens at the Palace unveiled their spectacular Living Wall just last summer and, less than a year later, it’s thriving in the heart of London. At 350 square metres and with 10,000 herbaceous plants, the wall is truly a sight to behold. But it’s not just pretty to look at – it has practical uses […]

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Eggciting Easter deal at The Beaufort.

April 7, 2014
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With Easter weekend so late this year, you’re bound to be ready for a break. Thankfully The Beaufort has come to your rescue with an Easter deal that makes it nigh on impossible not to treat yourself to a weekend away. If you book a minimum of two nights at the hotel between the 14th […]

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Workspace trend takes root in London’s hotel lobbies.

April 4, 2014
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One of the hotel trends we predicted this year was the opening out of lobby space. Communal workspace is becoming increasingly popular, as co-working is on the rise. If you’re unfamiliar, co-working is the practice of sharing a workspace with others without necessarily working for the same company or towards the same goal. Many people […]

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London hotels support cycling and running.

April 3, 2014
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Weaving in and out of London traffic on a bicycle might not be everyone’s idea of a good time, but the capital is becoming an increasingly cycle-friendly city. The now ubiquitous ‘Boris bikes’ have done a lot to increase the popularity of cycling in London. Then there’s the planned expansion of the protected cycle lanes […]

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Redevelopment of Television Centre includes ’boutique hotel’.

April 2, 2014
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The redevelopment of the BBC Television Centre, which was sold to developers Stanhope plc in 2012, is to include a ’boutique hotel’, along with approximately 1,000 new homes, leisure facilities, offices and pedestrian access through the site. The buildings, parts of which are Grade II listed, are to be transformed next year. Currently the BBC […]

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Fera at Claridge’s opens in May.

April 1, 2014
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More details concerning the opening of Simon Rogan’s restaurant at Claridge’s have been released, including a name and an opening date. The restaurant, which will be called Fera at Claridge’s, will open on 6th May 2014 and specialise in the naturally-sourced and seasonal ingredients that Rogan is known for. Claridge’s has been keeping people informed of […]

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London boutique hotels roundup – March 2014.

March 31, 2014
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Spring has sprung, the Easter holidays are upon us and the busy summer season is looming over the horizon for London’s vibrant boutique hotel scene. The weather’s warming up and there’s plenty of hot news emerging too. Here we take a look back at some of the big developments in March and look ahead at […]

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Best London hotels for music lovers.

March 28, 2014
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If you’re a fan of musicals, there’s no shortage of conveniently located hotels and musical packages on offer in London. But what if you prefer your music less of a production, with fewer theatrics and less narrative? Where should you go in London for some jazz or piano music while you eat dinner or sip […]

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