Tag: "london"

Rose petals in the toilet? Just some of the unusual rider requests made at one London hotel

Rose petals in the toilet? Just some of the unusual rider requests made at one London hotel

Whilst for many Glastonbury may be a distant memory, festival season is still upon us with numerous dates in July and August seeing a wealth of artists taking to the stage and with them some rather unusual rider requests, as Kensington’s five red star Royal Garden Hotel can attest to. Frequently the hotel of choice […]

The world’s most expensive apartments

The world’s most expensive apartments have gone on the market in one of London’s most desirable areas.  There are 86 luxury apartments at One Hyde Park, ranging in price from $10m for a one bedroom apartment to a whopping $223m for a penthouse.

Special offer at London’s 47 Park Street

Between now and the end of May, visitors to London Mayfair’s boutique 47 Park Street hotel and private Members’ club get two nights’ stay at a reduced rate plus a free bottle of Champagne and specially designed cupcakes. The five-star 47 Park Street, Grand Residences by Marriott is offering visitors to London the special opportunity […]

Paint the town red with Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Shoe shopping, Champagne, an iconic five-star hotel, manicures and pedicures and lunch in one of London’s hottest restaurants. What more can a girl ask for? Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London and Christian Louboutin have joined forces to create the ‘Paint the Town Red’ package – the ultimate treat. Guests will be able to check in to […]

London’s latest luxury hotel: the Corinthia Hotel London

London’s newest 5-star luxury hotel, Corinthia Hotel London has announced that it is now taking reservations from the public. The first guests will be part of history-in-the-making as this 21st Century grand hotel opens its doors in April 2011. The property is ideally located in the heart of London on Whitehall Place, at the apex of […]

See behind the scenes in a luxury London hotel

The Wyndham Grand London lets you see behind the scenes at how the hotel operates with this short film, ‘Count on me’.

Enjoy a luxury Christmas break in London

Enjoy Christmas in style in London’s most iconic luxury hotels. Claridge’s, The Connaught and The Berkeley are celebrating the festive season with two-night packages featuring the finest traditional festive fare from 24th-26th December 2010 and romantic horse-drawn carriage rides through the British capital on Christmas morning – complete with hot chocolate and marshmallows! There’s lots on […]

Circus skills in London

Circus skills in London

Ever sat bored at your desk and contemplated that ultimate symbol of escape and abandon – Running Off To Join The Circus – but felt work and family commitments too pressing to make your dream a viable reality? Well now you can indulge in your fantasies of cream pies and vertiginous acrobatics without having to […]

London's Courtyard 51 opens new summer veranda

London’s Courtyard 51 opens new summer veranda

Coloured Shakespearean terracotta, patterned mosaic pavement and a gurgling fountain; the setting was already magical at the urban oasis that is Courtyard 51, and now they’ve gone and made paradise even more comfortable – with a new veranda from which to admire the view, as you sip on your champagne or Champagne cocktail. The range […]

A great little find in Soho, London

A great little find in Soho, London

Head chef Lisa Sutherland leads No. 20, a great little restaurant at the boutique hotel Sanctum Soho, where she serves modern British cuisine; she has previously worked at The Park Lane Hotel and The Savoy. No. 20 opens at 6:30 during the week, making it a great destination for an intimate breakfast meeting. In the […]

London's Bathhouse opens new gourmet restaurant

London’s Bathhouse opens new gourmet restaurant

Visually startling – a small, ornate Turkish building in the shadows of City steel and glass – the Bathhouse has been open as a bar since May 2009, but now its ‘through-the-looking-glass’ interior has been reworked to include a gourmet restaurant. The whole establishment is infused with Victorian-style opulence, and the menu is similarly inspired […]

London's supperclub

London’s supperclub

With outposts in Amsterdam, Los Angeles and Singapore, the supperclub franchise is famous for serving up sumptuous suppers in sex-infused adult surroundings. Fortunately for those who reside in London, supperclub’s newest venue in Notting Hill lives up to the brand’s signature style. The interiors are as sleek as you’d expect, with a black-and-red bar for […]

Champagne dinner at The Ritz

Champagne dinner at The Ritz

The Ritz is presenting a summer Champagne Dinner together with the House of Billecart-Salmon, a medium-sized Champagne house in Mareuil-sur-Ay, France. Founded in 1818 with the marriage of Nicolas François Billecart and Elisabeth Salmon, it is one of the few to remain family owned. In honour of this special occasion, The Ritz’s Executive Chef John […]

London's only hotel suite with a retractable glass roof

London’s only hotel suite with a retractable glass roof

The only London hotel suite to feature a private roof terrace with retractable glass roof – making it an unspoiled location for even the most typical English summer day – is making its debut this summer. Recognised as Soho’s first boutique hotel, Hazlitt’s has become noted for its subtle take on the established traditions of […]