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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 5 hotels for the newly-reopened Imperial War Museum.

July 29, 2014
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It wasn’t included on Visit London’s Top 10 London Attractions list, but the Imperial War Museum is a great place to visit in the city. After closing in January for renovations, the museum reopened on 19th July 2014 and will be hosting several exhibits focusing on the First World War for its centenary. These include ‘First […]

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Diving into Japanese culture at Hyper Japan 2014.

July 28, 2014
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We’ve once again been to check out Hyper Japan, the London exhibition celebrating all things Japanese. The event is now in its sixth year and London Hotels Insight has gone along to several of them. Having had so much fun in previous years, we just had to return and explore everything the exhibition had to […]

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A pet away from home: resident cats and dogs in London hotels.

July 25, 2014
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This year saw the opening of a ‘cat café’ in London. The concept comes from Japan and, rather than being a café where your kitty can get a latte and a salmon sandwich, Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium allows guests to come along and enjoy the company of the eleven resident cats. While that often means […]

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Launch of ‘every hotels’ aims to fill a gap in the 4-star market.

July 24, 2014
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What does the average hotel guest look for in a hotel? Meeting space, a gym, bars and restaurants, or simply somewhere to sleep? Hotel group glh think they know the answer and that there’s a gap in the market in the 4-star hotel sector. After observing a discrepancy between bedroom and event space occupancy, they’re […]

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K West opens the world’s first e-cigar lounge.

July 23, 2014
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K West Hotel & Spa are attempting to bring back the sophisticated act of cigar smoking in hotels by subverting the public smoking ban. Rather than open a cigar terrace like the one at The Montague on the Gardens or another outside space they’ve taken cigar smoking indoors. Instead of real cigars, K West’s cigar lounge […]

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The Hoxton Holborn takes bookings for ‘late summer’ opening.

July 22, 2014
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Trendy Hoxton Hotels is getting ready to open a second London location in Holborn, set to open in a few months. Although the group refers to the opening happening ‘later this summer’, bookings start from October, which is perhaps pushing the definition of summer a little. The group’s first property in Shoreditch combines 208 individually […]

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Library offers exclusive rooms to literary aficionados.

July 21, 2014
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London is full of grandiose hotels – hotels of huge proportions, with hundreds of rooms and suites. But then there are the quieter lights of the capital, the exclusive destinations with just a few rooms but a high level of service and a unique concept. Library on St Martin’s Lane is the latter. The recently […]

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Top 10 London hotels for London’s Top 10 attractions.

July 18, 2014
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Visit London has just revealed which of the capital’s attractions are the most popular, with everything from the historic to the artistic, the scientific to the scenic appearing on the list. But where are the best places to stay to see London’s most iconic sights? Here is our rundown of which attractions made the official […]

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The rise of the prefab hotel in London.

July 17, 2014
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In the last few years the trend for prefabricated hotels – which are built offsite in modular parts and then stacked together – has been growing. The practice tends to be cheaper, quicker and more environmentally friendly than building onsite, and London’s hotel scene has moved from one-off properties under large groups, to entire brands […]

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Bookings being taken for ’20s cruiseship inspired Mondrian London.

July 16, 2014
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Morgans Hotel Group, owners of St Martins Lane and The Sanderson, have set an opening date of September 30th for their new venture, the Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Although the opening is more than two months away, bookings are already open. Featured in our rundown of new hotels in 1920s buildings earlier in the […]

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Starwood plans two-in-one development for 2017.

July 15, 2014
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Things will be getting nice and cosy for the Starwood family of hotels, as they plan to open properties from two different brands in the same development. Both an Element hotel and an Aloft will be opening in the Tobacco Docks area of Wapping, in adjacent buildings. This will be London’s first Element Hotel, but […]

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Could London be the most visited city in 2014?

July 14, 2014
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There is little doubt that London is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Multitudes of luxury hotels, historic sights, family attractions and a thriving cultural scene have seen the capital go from strength to strength over the past couple of decades. Now it seems London may have climbed all the way to […]

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Top 3 London hotels for fun on the terrace.

July 11, 2014
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The summer months are all about outside spaces – places to sit, eat, drink and even swim. We’ve taken a look at rooftop swimming pools and sheltered courtyards in London hotels, and now it’s time to put terraces in the spotlight. From suave and sophisticated rooftop bars when you can rub elbows with the stars, […]

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The juicing trend comes to London hotels.

July 10, 2014
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Juice is currently a big thing in the healthy-living world. Fruit juice, vegetable juice, just about any healthy food that can be juiced is being juiced. Many people swear by juicing, as it’s known, as not just a way to lose a few pounds or cut down on junk food but as a way of life. […]

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Fourth Z Hotel brings style-on-a-budget to Shoreditch.

July 9, 2014
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After opening their third hotel in Piccadilly last month, Z Hotels is preparing to launch a fourth property in Shoreditch in 2015. Their other two London hotels, in Soho and Victoria, have proved to be popular and the group hasn’t hesitated in continuing to add to their collection. The Shoreditch hotel will have 107 bedrooms over […]

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Top 5 London hotels for a taste of the Caribbean.

July 8, 2014
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While most of us wouldn’t say no to a week or two in the Caribbean, you can get a taste of the tropical islands’ flavours and sounds without even leaving London. A host of new restaurant openings in the capital this year means there are more Caribbean eateries in London than ever before. You can […]

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