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London Hotels Insight

  • Exclusive savings! Get a great deal with Tune Hotels on us.

    Exclusive savings! Get a great deal with Tune Hotels on us.

    The only thing better than a stay in London is a fantastic deal on a stay in London. It’s no secret that the capital can be expensive, so every penny in savings helps. We have an exclusive deal for our readers to make your trip to the city more aff…
    - 3 days ago 20 Jul 16, 12:26pm -
  • London hotels clean up at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2016.

    London hotels clean up at the Afternoon Tea Awards 2016.

    If you’re looking for the best afternoon tea in London, a hotel is your best bet, according to this year’s Afternoon Tea Awards. They named a hotel as the winner in each of their four categories at last week’s ceremony. Claridge’s, the Mandar…
    - 5 days ago 18 Jul 16, 11:44am -
  • Our top 3 London exhibition + hotel packages this summer.

    Our top 3 London exhibition + hotel packages this summer.

    When it comes to hotel packages, some people like a trip to the theatre. Some enjoy restaurant deals, while others want a spa package. But if you’re a lover of the arts and culture, a visit to one of London’s fantastic museums or galleries is of…
    - 8 days ago 14 Jul 16, 4:37pm -
  • Our double afternoon tea indulgence at The Landmark London.

    Our double afternoon tea indulgence at The Landmark London.

    The Winter Garden at The Landmark London is one of the city’s most spectacular venues. The moment you enter from busy Marylebone Road you are in a sanctuary cocooned by its gentle palm trees over decidedly English architecture, with natural light f…
    - 9 days ago 13 Jul 16, 3:37pm -
  • Roomzzz arrives in London in spring 2017.

    Roomzzz arrives in London in spring 2017.

    Aparthotel company Roomzzz – yes, three Zs – will be starting its first venture in London in 2017. They have announced that their Stratford establishment will open in March. Roomzzz already has aparthotels around the country, including in Manches…
    - 13 days ago 9 Jul 16, 3:47pm -
  • Georgian House Hotel receives a 5-star VisitEngland award.

    Georgian House Hotel receives a 5-star VisitEngland award.

    The Georgian House Hotel, of Wizard Chambers fame, has become only the second establishment in London to receive a 5-star guest accommodation award from VisitEngland. VisitEngland’s Quality in Tourism body rates in two categories – hotels and gue…
    - 16 days ago 7 Jul 16, 10:47am -
  • CitizenM Tower of London is nearly here – at last!

    CitizenM Tower of London is nearly here – at last!

    We have been waiting a while for citizenM to open another hotel in London. Their first citizenM Bankside opened back in 2012 – we’ve been awaiting more ever since. Finally, 4 years on, the second will open on July 11th 2016. Just before citizenM…
    - 18 days ago 4 Jul 16, 2:56pm -
  • Light bites at London’s best hotels for bar snacks.

    Light bites at London’s best hotels for bar snacks.

    During the summer, when the weather is warm, you don’t always want to eat a heavy meal. Just a small plate or light snack will do, especially when it’s to soak up a few cocktails. Some of London’s hotel bars and restaurants do delicious snacks…
    - 21 days ago 1 Jul 16, 10:06pm -
  • Where to celebrate US Independence Day in London 2016.

    Where to celebrate US Independence Day in London 2016.

    Calling all Americans and Americophiles in London! It will soon be 4th July, America’s Independence Day. If you’re an American living in London or just a lover of all things from the USA, there’s lots for you to do! Whether you’re homesick or…
    - 23 days ago 29 Jun 16, 2:30pm -
  • Our lazy Sunday afternoon tea at London Bridge Hotel.

    Our lazy Sunday afternoon tea at London Bridge Hotel.

    The Quarter Bar at London Bridge Hotel, under the stewardship of head barman Carlo Pallone, is one of our under-the-radar favourite London hotel bars. So it made sense to return to the same venue to enjoy a lazy Sunday afternoon tea savouring sweet t…
    - 25 days ago 27 Jun 16, 7:04pm -
  • London hotel bars beat others to the punch in Time Out’s awards.

    London hotel bars beat others to the punch in Time Out’s awards.

    This year’s Time Out Bar Awards have revealed that London’s hotels still have some of the best bars around. Four of the seven categories had winners and runners-up from hotels. The London Edition’s Punch Room took home the top prize for both Ba…
    - 28 days ago 24 Jun 16, 3:16pm -
  • Another floating hotel sets sail for London.

    Another floating hotel sets sail for London.

    If you fancy a stay on the high seas (river or canal) in London, you currently have a couple of options. There’s the Sunborn London, and Bert’s Barges. In September, London will get another hotel in the form of the Good Hotel Amsterdam, soon to b…
    - 31 days ago 22 Jun 16, 9:41am -
  • Could your pretty pooch win you a London hotel stay?

    Could your pretty pooch win you a London hotel stay?

    Have you got a Dalmatian? If you do, and it’s particularly good-looking, you could be lucky winner of a grand prize. If you don’t have one, it may be time to consider begging, borrowing or stealing one (London Hotels Insight does not condone stea…
    - 33 days ago 20 Jun 16, 11:17am -
  • Hard Rock Hotel London to make some noise in summer 2018.

    Hard Rock Hotel London to make some noise in summer 2018.

    London’s Hard Rock Cafe first opened 45 years ago this week. In might surprise you then to learn that it won’t be until 2018 that the city will get its very first Hard Rock Hotel. Hard Rock Hotel London will be hosting live music events from loca…
    - 35 days ago 17 Jun 16, 2:45pm -
  • Become an urban sketch master at St Pancras Renaissance.

    Become an urban sketch master at St Pancras Renaissance.

    Since March, we have been covering the series of masterclasses at St Pancras Renaissance. July’s classes are all about urban sketching. There’s a new class available each month, and they’re run weekly. The best part is that they’re completely…
    - 38 days ago 15 Jun 16, 11:54am -
  • Hilton London Bankside is abuzz with designer beehives.

    Hilton London Bankside is abuzz with designer beehives.

    Urban beekeeping has been growing in London for the last several years. A number of London hotels already keep bees, such as St Ermin’s Hotel. Hilton London Bankside has now joined the club and they’ve put extra effort into designing their beehiv…
    - 40 days ago 13 Jun 16, 10:10am -

Hotel Chatter

    London On The Inside

    • THE NED TO OPEN

      THE NED TO OPEN

      Soho House and Sydell Group have joined forces to transform the City’s iconic Midland Bank building and what they’re creating is a mega new hotel called The Ned, which was the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens’ nickname. And when we say mega, we mea…
      - 23 days ago 29 Jun 16, 2:12pm -
    • PLACES TO STAY IN LONDON?

      PLACES TO STAY IN LONDON?

      There’s little doubting that London is one of the most popular places to call home in the world. From its unassuming cobbled streets and alleys to the bright lights of the West End, it offers an eclectic and vibrant combination of cultures that’…
      - 58 days ago 26 May 16, 12:52pm -
    • SLEEP AT THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSUEM…

      SLEEP AT THE NATURAL HISTORY MUSUEM…

      The Natural History Museum is once again opening its doors after-hours, offering members of the public the chance to spend the night in the museum a’la Ben Stiller style, or so we’d like to imagine anyway. Following the first Dino Snores for Gro…
      - 68 days ago 15 May 16, 11:30pm -
    • COURTHOUSE HOTEL SHOREDITCH NOW OPEN

      COURTHOUSE HOTEL SHOREDITCH NOW OPEN

      Fancy spending a night in the slammer in the heart of Shoreditch? Well if you’d of asked us last week our answer would of definitely been NO, however now that The Courthouse Hotel is open we’ve changed our mind…Once an Old Magistrates Court an…
      - 74 days ago 9 May 16, 4:47pm -
    • A NIGHT AT THE ZOO

      A NIGHT AT THE ZOO

      Fancy a real life game of sleeping lions? London Zoo have gone WILD and are giving you the chance to spend a night at the zoo. Bringing nine private cabins to the heart of the Zoo, this will be no ordinary camp. The package includes dinner, a guide…
      - 85 days ago 28 Apr 16, 1:30pm -
    • THE LALIT LONDON IS COMING…

      THE LALIT LONDON IS COMING…

      After raising the bar in India with 11 luxury hotels on their books, The Lalit Suri group have announced the opening of their first overseas hotel, right here in London. Set to open late this year, the five star hotel will be housed in a Grade II…
      - 14 Jan 16, 12:30pm -
    • REVIEW: THE MAY FAIR

      REVIEW: THE MAY FAIR

      The May Fair hotel used to be THE hotel to be seen in; it was the place Miss Moss chose to host a three day party for her birthday and Lady Gaga has also been known to shack up there when in town, but as competition has increased and newbies such as…
      - 12 Jan 16, 10:29am -
    • ART’OTEL AT BATTERSEA POWER STATION

      ART’OTEL AT BATTERSEA POWER STATION

      With London being redeveloped like we don’t know what, Battersea Power Station is set to get a SWANKY new 160 bedroom hotel from Dutch based group Art’otel. There’s gonna be a rooftop infinity pool set right beside one of the old power statio…
      - 26 Oct 15, 4:54pm -
    • REVIEW: THE LONDON EDITION

      REVIEW: THE LONDON EDITION


      - 4 Oct 15, 9:10pm -
    • ZETTER TOWNHOUSE MARYLEBONE IS COMING

      ZETTER TOWNHOUSE MARYLEBONE IS COMING

      Remember when we told you about the brand new Zetter Townhouse opening? Well the date is now set for the 14th August. Located in Marylebone and themed around wicked uncle Seymour’s European Grand Tour, each room has been uniquely designed aroun…
      - 23 Jul 15, 11:23am -

    Caterer Hotel News

    Red Carnation Hotels Blog

    • newA Partnership to Make a Difference: TreadRight and Just a Drop
      It’s a truth universally acknowledged that if we all give a little, together we can make a great difference. This is the inspiration behind the international water […]The post A Partnership to Make a Difference: TreadRight and Just a Drop appear…
      - 18 hours ago 22 Jul 16, 7:30am -
    • The Twelve Apostles Wine Dinners with Stellenbosch Wine Estates
      Throughout each season, The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town celebrates the rich bounty of the region by hosting exclusive culinary occasions, some of which […]The post The Twelve Apostles Wine Dinners with Stellenbosch Wine Estates appe…
      - 3 days ago 20 Jul 16, 7:30am -
    • August Events in London
      Find out why so many Londoners love their city in the height of summer by visiting during August. This is a time when more events move outdoors […]The post August Events in London appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Blog.
      - 4 days ago 19 Jul 16, 7:30am -
    • The Best Shops in Galway
      Galway continually surprises visitors with the creativity and energy that comes hand in hand with its pride in the country’s identity and Irish traditions. This character is […]The post The Best Shops in Galway appeared first on The Red Carnatio…
      - 9 days ago 14 Jul 16, 7:00am -
    • Behind the Scenes at the Egerton House Hotel Bar with Esley Gunaratne
      Barman Esley Gunaratne learnt and perfected his craft across Sri Lanka, Qatar and Rome, before travelling to London to join us at The Egerton House Hotel. Today, […]The post Behind the Scenes at the Egerton House Hotel Bar with Esley Gunaratne app…
      - 11 days ago 12 Jul 16, 7:00am -
    • Sunken Cities at the British Museum: An Interview with the Project Curator
      In the heart of Bloomsbury, and just footsteps from The Montague on the Gardens, lies London’s internationally renowned cultural institution, the British Museum. With one of the […]The post Sunken Cities at the British Museum: An Interview with…
      - 16 days ago 7 Jul 16, 10:54am -
    • A VIP London Tour with Evan Evans
      Here at London’s Red Carnation Hotels, the Concierge is always on hand to give insider tips on not only the capital’s most impressive sites and best places […]The post A VIP London Tour with Evan Evans appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel…
      - 18 days ago 5 Jul 16, 7:30am -
    • Red Carnation and Savoir Beds: The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep
      At Red Carnation Hotels, we know the importance of a good night’s sleep. Not only does sleep improve wellbeing, it also enhances a guest’s experience of a […]The post Red Carnation and Savoir Beds: The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep appe…
      - 23 days ago 30 Jun 16, 7:00am -
    • July Events in London
      Visitors to London throughout July will thank their good fortune as they arrive at just the right time to experience some of the most anticipated events to […]The post July Events in London appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Blog…
      - 25 days ago 28 Jun 16, 9:11am -
    • Discovering the Aran Islands
      By travelling to the Aran Islands off Ireland’s west coast, visitors can experience a side to the country that is now rarely found on the mainland. Isolated […]The post Discovering the Aran Islands appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel Colle…
      - 30 days ago 23 Jun 16, 9:17am -

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