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  • new3 cosy, rainy-day sanctuaries in London hotels.

    3 cosy, rainy-day sanctuaries in London hotels.

    It’s a lovely day; the sun is out and you’re skipping down the street with a smile on your face. Until, suddenly, the sky goes grey and it starts to rain. British weather, especially in spring, is unpredictable at the best of times. This year, th…
    - 15 hours ago 29 Apr 16, 10:17am -
  • More boozy news from London’s hotels.

    More boozy news from London’s hotels.

    You can tell it’s nearing summer (sort of) because London’s hotels have more cocktails than you can shake a stick at. If an entire bar dedicated to gin and a Japanese-inspired pop-up don’t tickle your fancy, there are plenty of other options fo…
    - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 9:51am -
  • More gin shenanigans at St Pancras Renaissance.

    More gin shenanigans at St Pancras Renaissance.

    It seems that gin is the spirit of the moment at London’s hotels – or maybe it’s a timeless tipple that will never fall out of fashion. In any case, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel is having its own gin celebration with a masterclass on the much-…
    - 5 days ago 25 Apr 16, 9:18am -
  • Marriott Park Lane launches new summer rooftop bar.

    Marriott Park Lane launches new summer rooftop bar.

    Summer is the season of rooftop pop-ups, and we saw plenty of them last year. The London Marriott Hotel Park Lane is getting a jump on theirs this year, launching it on May 5th. Last year the hotel’s Roofnic bar was a success, so they’re back in…
    - 8 days ago 22 Apr 16, 10:11am -
  • Gin, glorious gin at Rosewood London.

    Gin, glorious gin at Rosewood London.

    There’s great news for anyone who’s partial to a G&T. If gin is your tipple of choice, Rosewood London could soon be your favourite London hotel. The Gin Bar in their Holborn Dining Room has just opened, and it holds the city’s largest collecti…
    - 10 days ago 20 Apr 16, 9:14am -
  • Baglioni London revamps their lobby and restaurant.

    Baglioni London revamps their lobby and restaurant.

    We can’t resist a makeover. It’s always fun to see how a hotel chooses to reinvent itself, so we can’t wait to see the unveiling of the new lobby and restaurant at Baglioni Hotel London. The hotel has been working diligently on its new look, wi…
    - 12 days ago 18 Apr 16, 10:37am -
  • Shop designer labels from a suite at the Sanderson Hotel.

    Shop designer labels from a suite at the Sanderson Hotel.

    Getting everything you need without leaving your hotel room is a dream come true for some. An experiment from the Westfield London shopping centre will soon mean there’s no need to brave the busy stores to buy designer clothes. The shopping centre…
    - 15 days ago 15 Apr 16, 9:42am -
  • Checking up on London’s latest hotel pop-ups.

    Checking up on London’s latest hotel pop-ups.

    We love a good pop-up here at London Hotels Insight. Sure, they might only stick around for a few months at most, but they’re nearly always doing something fun and innovative. Plus, they usually serve food and drink. Most pop-ups start to appear in…
    - 17 days ago 13 Apr 16, 11:26am -
  • Yoga meets boxing at two London hotels.

    Yoga meets boxing at two London hotels.

    Some people like to hit things to let off some steam, whereas others prefer to do some deep breathing. Thanks to a new fitness class at two London hotels, you don’t have to choose between the two. YogaBox combines the relaxing discipline of yoga wi…
    - 19 days ago 11 Apr 16, 9:39am -
  • London hotel conversions: US embassy to luxury hotel.

    London hotel conversions: US embassy to luxury hotel.

    London is home to over 160 embassies and high commissions. One of them, the US embassy, will soon be moving out – although only out of their current building. The soon to be ex-embassy at Grosvenor Square is to become a 5-star hotel as part of a £…
    - 22 days ago 8 Apr 16, 9:32am -
  • Escape to the country with Baglioni Hotel London.

    Escape to the country with Baglioni Hotel London.

    How can your trip to London be both incredibly Italian and eccentrically English? With Baglioni Hotel London, of course! Their new package lets you escape to the English countryside, with a delightfully Italian twist. You get a luxury Italian car for…
    - 24 days ago 6 Apr 16, 12:58pm -
  • London’s best afternoon teas for chocoholics.

    London’s best afternoon teas for chocoholics.

    With the Easter weekend just gone, we’re still in one of the most chocolatey periods of the year. There’s plenty of Easter chocolate left, but now it’s on sale. If you haven’t reached chocolate overload just yet, have a gander at some of thes…
    - 26 days ago 4 Apr 16, 10:21am -
  • The Queen turns 90: the best London hotels for celebrating.

    The Queen turns 90: the best London hotels for celebrating.

    As you may know, the Queen has two birthdays. Her actual birthday is on April 21st, while her “official” birthday is celebrated in June. But it’s her real one that’s being celebrated this month, when she turns 90. Obviously, this a pretty big…
    - 28 days ago 2 Apr 16, 8:29am -
  • Are free mobile phones the next trend in London’s hotels?

    Are free mobile phones the next trend in London’s hotels?

    In-room tablets can be found in many hotels around London, for controlling both the room and the entertainment. We might soon see another gadget increasingly available to guests in the form of smartphones. Two hotels have recently launched services o…
    - 32 days ago 29 Mar 16, 10:24am -
  • Win 2 nights in London with a quick Tune quiz!

    Win 2 nights in London with a quick Tune quiz!

    No London lover can pass on the chance to stay in the city for free! Grab your next opportunity with Tune Hotels’ prize of two nights in one of their five centrally-located London properties. To win all you need do is take a quick quiz. The quiz wi…
    - 33 days ago 28 Mar 16, 8:06am -
  • London’s best neighbourhoods for the keen foodie.

    London’s best neighbourhoods for the keen foodie.

    London is a paradise for food and drink lovers. With food available from every corner of the world across the city, everyone will go home satisfied. If you’re looking for a foodie adventure, check out these top neighbourhoods for munching your way…
    - 38 days ago 23 Mar 16, 10:36am -

Hotel Chatter

    London On The Inside

    • 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…
      - 1 day 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 -
    • THE MONDRIAN HOTEL CARSTEN HOLLER PACKAGE

      THE MONDRIAN HOTEL CARSTEN HOLLER PACKAGE

      Ever wanted to go down a GIANT SLIDE in Central London? Belgian artist Carsten Holler’s ‘Decision’ exhibition has launched at the Hayward Gallery this month and involves a whole load of experiences that will blow your mind. Continuing un…
      - 10 Jun 15, 11:03am -
    • REVIEW: CONRAD ST JAMES

      REVIEW: CONRAD ST JAMES

      The Conrad St James is the first Conrad hotel to grace London, although it’s not a new hotel, it was actually previously the Intercontinental Westminster. A 5 star hotel, the property is located between Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace. Oh…
      - 1 Apr 15, 9:03pm -
    • REVIEW: TULSE HILL HOTEL

      REVIEW: TULSE HILL HOTEL

      Way down in south London, somewhere in between Dulwich and Brixton, is Tulse Hill, an area that’s slowly on the up and getting some good restaurants to prove it! Having undergone a massive refurbishment, the Tulse Hill Hotel has just opened in pla…
      - 18 Feb 15, 11:19pm -
    • TIME FOR LOVE BY PULLMAN

      TIME FOR LOVE BY PULLMAN

      The guys at Pullman London St Pancras hotel have come over all smushy this February for a month of lurrrve. Deciding that Valentine’s isn’t just for the 14th it’s for the month, they’ve come up with a special ‘For the Love of Music’ pack…
      - 5 Feb 15, 2:12pm -

    Caterer Hotel News

    Red Carnation Hotels Blog

    • newMay Events in London
      As evenings become lighter and parks come into bloom, a whole host of activities will be coming to the capital in May, bringing life to its sun-tinged […]The post May Events in London appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Blog.
      - 17 hours ago 29 Apr 16, 8:29am -
    • Discover the Setting of Frankenstein on its 200th Anniversary
      People around the world are familiar with the story of Frankenstein, but fewer people know it was written on the shores of Lake Geneva, across from where […]The post Discover the Setting of Frankenstein on its 200th Anniversary appeared first on Th…
      - 3 days ago 27 Apr 16, 10:01am -
    • Exploring the Beautiful Lakes of Ireland
      With the 175-square-kilometre Lough Corrib and a smattering of smaller lakes in Connemara, West Ireland is home to a picturesque cluster of shimmering waterways, amidst woodland and […]The post Exploring the Beautiful Lakes of Ireland appeared firs…
      - 5 days ago 25 Apr 16, 10:23am -
    • Red Carnation Leads the Way for Sustainability in Hotels
      Being responsible ambassadors of tourism means placing a focus on sustainability. Red Carnation Hotels takes this role to heart, ensuring each hotel has a beneficial impact on […]The post Red Carnation Leads the Way for Sustainability in Hotels app…
      - 9 days ago 21 Apr 16, 8:48am -
    • Live Music in Palm Beach
      From blues bands in intimate venues to vibrant outdoor festivals, a thriving live music scene lies at the heart of Palm Beach. Rock, reggae, country and pop […]The post Live Music in Palm Beach appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel Collection B…
      - 11 days ago 19 Apr 16, 10:01am -
    • Castle Spotting in Guernsey
      With the majestic Castle Cornet as a starting point, and a coastline that’s dotted with forts, Guernsey is abundant with architectural sites that reflect the island’s rich […]The post Castle Spotting in Guernsey appeared first on The Red Carnat…
      - 16 days ago 14 Apr 16, 8:16am -
    • The Best Indian Restaurants in Durban
      South Africa’s third largest city is a dynamic fusion of Indian and African culture, which combined makes for a tempting culinary scene. Traditional North and South Indian […]The post The Best Indian Restaurants in Durban appeared first on The Re…
      - 18 days ago 12 Apr 16, 5:30am -
    • A Royal Afternoon Tea at The Rubens
      The post A Royal Afternoon Tea at The Rubens appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Blog.
      - 23 days ago 7 Apr 16, 8:59am -
    • Bushmans Kloof: Falling in Love Again
      By Chantal Malan, a Guest at Bushmans Kloof I was not quite prepared for the enchanted stay we enjoyed at Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve and Wellness Retreat, and […]The post Bushmans Kloof: Falling in Love Again appeared first on The Red Carna…
      - 25 days ago 5 Apr 16, 8:51am -
    • Shakespeare’s London: Celebrating 400 Years Of The Bard
      As 2016 marks 400 years since William Shakespeare’s death, a series of insightful exhibitions, screenings and performances will be taking place across London in honour of the […]The post Shakespeare’s London: Celebrating 400 Years Of The Bard a…
      - 25 days ago 5 Apr 16, 8:12am -

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