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  • newEnjoy a weekend brunch at these 3 London hotels.

    Enjoy a weekend brunch at these 3 London hotels.

    London’s hotels have some of the best breakfasts in the city. But if you’re like me, you don’t want to get up for breakfast when you’re away, especially at the weekend. If you’re not a breakfast person and would rather spend an extra hour i…
    - 20 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 8:50am -
  • Join our VIP Club for extra special benefits and deals!

    Join our VIP Club for extra special benefits and deals!

    Do you want exclusive access to free hotel extras, discounts, and direct contacts to the people who matter at your chosen establishment? Of course you do! Keep reading to find out how… When you’re looking for a good hotel, you probably have a few…
    - 2 days ago 16 Apr 15, 8:10am -
  • Lavish luxury at Ten Trinity Square arrives in 2016.

    Lavish luxury at Ten Trinity Square arrives in 2016.

    News of the development at Ten Trinity Square has been slowly trickling out over the past year. Last autumn we heard that the former Port of London Authority would become a Four Seasons with private residences and a private members club. Now we know…
    - 3 days ago 15 Apr 15, 3:37am -
  • Secret hideaways: check out 3 of London’s smallest hotels.

    Secret hideaways: check out 3 of London’s smallest hotels.

    Do you like your hotels huge and sprawling or small and intimate? If you don’t mind hotels with hundreds of rooms, there are lots of options to choose from. But what if you’d rather stay somewhere with a more personable atmosphere and far fewer o…
    - 4 days ago 14 Apr 15, 8:27am -
  • Nadler Hotels plays for three of a kind in London.

    Nadler Hotels plays for three of a kind in London.

    Nadler Hotels are set to further secure their place amongst London’s top hotels with the announcement of a third property to be opened in the capital. According to Buying Business Travel, the growing group will open a new hotel in Victoria, just of…
    - 5 days ago 13 Apr 15, 8:08am -
  • 3 of the best London hotels for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

    3 of the best London hotels for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.

    The clocks have moved forward, denoting that we’re now in British Summer Time. We’re beginning to see a bit more sunshine, so even if it’s not quite summer, we can say that spring has sprung with a little more confidence. And with the warmer we…
    - 8 days ago 10 Apr 15, 10:17am -
  • Splish splash: 6 of London’s best hotel bathrooms.

    Splish splash: 6 of London’s best hotel bathrooms.

    Daily life gets in the way of languishing in a bubble bath for hours. But when you take a city break, you can spend as much time as you want pampering yourself before heading down for dinner. That’s why a good hotel bathroom is so important. Here a…
    - 9 days ago 9 Apr 15, 8:20am -
  • Does London need hotel rooms by the hour?

    Does London need hotel rooms by the hour?

    When someone mentions booking a hotel room by the hour, your immediate thought is probably something a bit seedier than checking in for a business meeting or a power nap. But Spanish website ByHours insists that there’s nothing dirty about paying f…
    - 10 days ago 8 Apr 15, 7:25am -
  • A not very Good Friday experience at the Landmark London.

    A not very Good Friday experience at the Landmark London.

    On Good Friday afternoon, I dropped by the Landmark London near Marylebone station for a cup of tea and a chat with a friend. I’d always wanted to visit because of the hotel’s famous Winter Garden – a spectacular structure of trees and open roo…
    - 11 days ago 7 Apr 15, 8:48am -
  • The Lancaster Hotel celebrates its Thai ties.

    The Lancaster Hotel celebrates its Thai ties.

    Today, many London hotels are owned by individuals or hotel groups from the other side of the world. For some this presents a unique opportunity to blend elements of these other cultures with the traditional British vibes that visitors expect to find…
    - 12 days ago 6 Apr 15, 8:56am -
  • Cheers! 5 of the best London hotels for wine lovers.

    Cheers! 5 of the best London hotels for wine lovers.

    The wine enthusiast is spoilt for choice when it comes to a London stay. The city’s hotels offer some of the biggest and best wine lists in the world, chosen by some of the most talented sommeliers you’re ever likely to meet. Here’s the LHI pic…
    - 15 days ago 3 Apr 15, 10:09am -
  • Heathrow hotels change hands and rebrand.

    Heathrow hotels change hands and rebrand.

    It’s easy to focus on central London hotels when you’re looking for somewhere to stay, but airport hotels play an important role too. You might not spend your whole holiday there (unless you’re a keen plane spotter) but a comfortable place to s…
    - 16 days ago 2 Apr 15, 9:00am -
  • Are London’s hotel staff really so impolite?

    Are London’s hotel staff really so impolite?

    London is generally regarded as having some of the finest hotels in the world, and a luxurious stay in a London hotel is considered as much a part of the London experience as a visit to Buckingham Palace or shopping in Harrods. But it seems something…
    - 17 days ago 1 Apr 15, 8:55am -
  • London boutique hotels roundup – March 2015.

    London boutique hotels roundup – March 2015.

    Spring is here and with it, as ever, the promise of upcoming sporting events, festivals and the inevitable surge in tourism on the streets of London. As the city’s boutique hotels prepare for the busy months ahead, we take a look at some recent new…
    - 18 days ago 31 Mar 15, 9:50am -
  • Trendy hotel concept meets hipster paradise at Z Shoreditch.

    Trendy hotel concept meets hipster paradise at Z Shoreditch.

    Shoreditch is, depending on your opinion, an uber-cool playground for London’s hip creatives, or a gentrified parody of itself inhabited by men with dubious moustaches and perhaps even the odd monacle or penny farthing. Whatever your opinion, there…
    - 19 days ago 30 Mar 15, 9:45am -
  • Top 10 favourite things to do in London this Easter.

    Top 10 favourite things to do in London this Easter.

    The first bank holiday weekend of the year is just around the corner, providing the perfect opportunity to discover, and rediscover, what London has to offer. The capital has a whole host of activities, shows and special offers just for Easter weeken…
    - 22 days ago 27 Mar 15, 3:16pm -

Hotel Chatter

  • newThe Lanesborough London Opens Reservations from July 1
    Just shy of two years, that’s how long it will take between hearing about The Lanesborough London’s renovation plans (that was in August 2013) and seeing their result: reservations at the Hyde Park Corner hotel are open from July 1. That isn’t…
    - 14 hours ago 17 Apr 15, 2:35pm -
  • Inside The Executive Lounge at The Conrad St. James in London

    Inside The Executive Lounge at The Conrad St. James in London

    Over on Jaunted, you can get our inside looks at some of the world’s best airline lounges, so we thought we’d do something similar here and start talking about some of the hotel lounges we’ve frequented for our series on Hotel Club Lounges. Today…
    - 1 day ago 16 Apr 15, 11:33pm -
  • The Nadler Will Move In Next to the Queen Later This Year

    The Nadler Will Move In Next to the Queen Later This Year

    We liked The Nadler Soho so much we picked it as one of our HotelChatter-approved options for London's Soho ‘hood so we’re pleased to hear the affordable (though, rates in Soho can sometimes be alarmingly high – don’t forget your ethos, budget-c…
    - 5 days ago 13 Apr 15, 3:52pm -
  • Toast the Royal Baby with Free Champagne at the Conrad London St James

    Toast the Royal Baby with Free Champagne at the Conrad London St James

    Forget the beer, you'll be having the bubbly Half of London (and all of America) seems to be on Royal Baby Alert currently, with mini Middleton #2 due in the second half of April. “I don’t care,” you may say. “What has the royal baby ever done fo…
    - 8 days ago 10 Apr 15, 2:00pm -
  • Claridge's Has Your Ticket to Savage Beauty
    Whether before in New York, or now in London, the arrival of Savage Beauty, the Alexander McQueen exhibit, has been hard to miss, both for its rave reviews and the impossibility of getting tickets. The retrospective opened on March 14 at the Victor…
    - 11 days ago 7 Apr 15, 2:00pm -

London On The Inside

  • 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…
    - 16 days ago 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…
    - 58 days ago 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…
    - 72 days ago 5 Feb 15, 2:12pm -
  • REVIEW: PARK PLAZA WESTMINISTER BRIDGE

    REVIEW: PARK PLAZA WESTMINISTER BRIDGE

    It doesn’t get much better than sleeping with Ben, sharing a cuppa with Ben, sat watching TV with Ben. Oh yes, Big Ben that is and that’s exactly what you get if you book a stay in one of the Studio Rooms, Suites or Penthouses in Park Plaza West…
    - 93 days ago 14 Jan 15, 9:01pm -
  • HILTON GARDEN INN OPENS…

    HILTON GARDEN INN OPENS…

    There’s nothing worse than starting a holiday absolutely wiped out after an early morning flight. That’s why we’re huge fans of an airport hotel. The newest kid on the Heathrow block comes from the Hilton brand, the Hilton Garden Inn marking t…
    - 7 Jan 15, 1:52am -
  • REVIEW: BELGRAVES, A THOMPSON HOTEL

    REVIEW: BELGRAVES, A THOMPSON HOTEL

    Belgraves, A Thompson Hotel is in one of London’s plushest neighbourhoods, surrounded by national embassies and luxury hotels. More intimate and understated than many of the traditional grand hotels in the area, Belgraves has a modern, stylish des…
    - 26 Nov 14, 1:27pm -
  • REVIEW: TOMMYFIELD

    REVIEW: TOMMYFIELD

    The Tommyfield has long been one of Kennington’s best gastro pubs, with a great menu of homemade pies, fish and chips and steaks. Now they’ve added six boutique hotel bedrooms on the upper floors, a great shout for a budget stay in London, with…
    - 12 Nov 14, 3:16pm -
  • REVIEW: ST JAMES COURT A TAJ HOTEL LONDON

    REVIEW: ST JAMES COURT A TAJ HOTEL LONDON

    St James’ Court A Taj Hotel London is a rather swish hotel set in a beautiful red brick Victorian building just down the road from Buckingham Palace. For both tourists and Londoners, it’s a pretty amazing location to stay, right in the heart of…
    - 26 Oct 14, 10:29pm -
  • REVIEW: LA SUITES

    REVIEW: LA SUITES

    La Suite West is a boutique hotel in West London, just a stone’s through from Hyde Park, designed by actress turned hotelier Anouska Hempel. Anouska was also responsible for the famous Blakes Hotel which is credited with being on of the first lux…
    - 20 Oct 14, 9:59pm -
  • ST MARTINS LANE GETS NEW ROOMS

    ST MARTINS LANE GETS NEW ROOMS

    Morgans hotel group has been in the spotlight in a fair bit of late mostly due to The Mondrian which recently opened it’s doors in The Sea Containers. But don’t worry the hotel group haven’t forgotten their two other London properties, The San…
    - 7 Oct 14, 9:26pm -

Caterer Hotel News

Red Carnation Hotels Blog

  • London’s Best Classic Cocktail Bars
    In an age of powdered alcohol, flaming cocktails, and molecular mixology, classic cocktail bars are totally refreshing – in more ways than one. It’s a philosophy that underpins the drink mixing at The Milestone Hotel’s Stables Bar. Here, our ta…
    - 5 days ago 13 Apr 15, 12:51pm -
  • The Top April Events in London
    As we open our umbrellas in anticipation of April showers, there are few signs of a cultural draught in London. With Tracey Emin’s unmade bed, Edward Snowden’s hard drives, Kristin Scott Thomas (aka Her Majesty), Paul Simon and Sting all taking s…
    - 9 days ago 9 Apr 15, 11:00am -
  • Chef Michael Coquelle Returns to Windows Restaurant
    Ideally located in the heart of the city, guests staying at Hotel d’Angleterre don’t have to travel far to enjoy Geneva’s finest cuisine. A favourite among visitors and locals alike, Windows Restaurant serves its culinary creations against the…
    - 11 days ago 7 Apr 15, 1:42pm -
  • Eight Unusual Palm Beach Tours
    From historic landmarks like the Henry Flagler Museum to the high-end shops that line Fort Worth, there’s plenty to keep you occupied in Palm Beach. Whether you choose to explore the incredible natural scenery of the everglades via airboat, opt for…
    - 16 days ago 2 Apr 15, 12:39pm -
  • The Best Gastro Pubs in Dorset
    If there’s one thing the British do well, it’s a good old-fashioned watering hole. Home to some fantastic, historic taverns and coaching inns, Dorset has both the heritage and the access to top quality local produce to support some of the best ga…
    - 19 days ago 30 Mar 15, 2:23pm -
  • 6 Simple ways you can help to Save the Earth
    In celebration of Earth Month, the team at Bushmans Kloof have shared six simple steps which you can incorporate into your day-to-day lives to help conserve and protect the earth!1. Grow vegetables and compost organic wasteGrow your own vegetables…
    - 23 days ago 26 Mar 15, 2:50pm -
  • Eight Great Restaurants in Guernsey for Seafood Lovers
    From hand-rolled sushi to locally caught lobster, Guernsey is a paradise for seafood lovers. With wonderful views over St Peter Port harbour, our very own Brasserie Restaurant at The Old Government House Hotel and Spa offers some of the best seafood…
    - 24 days ago 25 Mar 15, 12:41pm -
  • The Coolest New Restaurants in Cape Town
    Home to an incredible bounty of local ingredients, an exciting crop of cutting-edge chefs, and the kind of weather that makes all-day, outdoor dining a true pleasure, Cape Town has all the ingredients needed to earn a place on the culinary map. At Th…
    - 29 days ago 20 Mar 15, 11:07am -
  • The Most Beautiful Secret Gardens in London
    London’s lofty views and dizzying skyscrapers are at the peak of urban development, but for those in need of a rural retreat, this city also happens to be home to some beautiful gardens. With spring just around the corner, stay with us at one of ou…
    - 32 days ago 17 Mar 15, 2:25pm -
  • Five Spectacular Lake Castles in Geneva
    From fairy tale castles to frightening dungeons, Geneva offers plenty of ancient lakeside chateaus to explore. And if it’s lake views you’re after, make sure to stay at our elegant Hotel d’Angleterre – set right on the banks of Lake Geneva,…
    - 36 days ago 13 Mar 15, 9:19am -

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