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  • newTake a closer look at London’s first arts hotel.

    Take a closer look at London’s first arts hotel.

    Green Rooms, the first London hotel to cater to visiting artists, has launched. Many of London’s hotels support the arts in their own way. Some, like The Corinthia, run artist-in-residence programmes. Others, such as Artist Residence and Andaz Live…
    - 21 hours ago 23 May 16, 10:53am -
  • Improve your smartphone snaps at St Pancras Renaissance.

    Improve your smartphone snaps at St Pancras Renaissance.

    St Pancras Renaissance is continuing their series of masterclasses with some lessons on how to take better photos with your smartphone. Hands up who uses their smartphone as their main camera? Some of us have something more professional, but your pho…
    - 4 days ago 20 May 16, 9:51am -
  • Enjoy a taste of Italy at the fresh new Osteria 60 at Baglioni London.

    Enjoy a taste of Italy at the fresh new Osteria 60 at Baglioni London.

    Baglioni Hotel London recently revamped their lobby space. At the same time, they redesigned their restaurant and launched Osteria 60 this month. The new restaurant reinvents their restaurant space but keeps the essential Italian flavour for which…
    - 6 days ago 18 May 16, 10:08am -
  • The best floral afternoon teas for Chelsea Flower Show 2016.

    The best floral afternoon teas for Chelsea Flower Show 2016.

    London’s hotels love a good excuse to create a special afternoon tea menu. Some events, like the Queen’s 90th birthday, are one-offs. Others, such as the Chelsea Flower Show, come around every year. Traditional afternoon teas are sometimes seen a…
    - 8 days ago 16 May 16, 12:15pm -
  • Radisson Blu Edwardian introduces their new friend, Edward.

    Radisson Blu Edwardian introduces their new friend, Edward.

    Last year, Aloft London Excel launched a service allowing guests to order room service with emojis. Now Radisson Blu Edwardian has introduced a virtual assistant you can text for help. A dozen Radisson Blu Edwardian hotels in the UK, including in Lon…
    - 11 days ago 13 May 16, 3:25pm -
  • Investigate the perfect Holmes holiday at Montagu Place.

    Investigate the perfect Holmes holiday at Montagu Place.

    Sherlock Holmes is one of the best-known literary characters in the world. Along with James Bond, he is one of London’s most celebrated fictional sons. He has been portrayed on film and TV over and over, including the current BBC series starring Be…
    - 13 days ago 11 May 16, 12:00pm -
  • Discover Shakespeare in London this summer.

    Discover Shakespeare in London this summer.

    2016 marks 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare. April saw lots of festivities to celebrate his works, but there are many more things to see throughout the year. Although he was originally from Stratford-Upon-Avon, Shakespeare has strong…
    - 15 days ago 9 May 16, 3:41pm -
  • Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch is London’s latest luxury hotel.

    Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch is London’s latest luxury hotel.

    At the beginning of the year, we mentioned some hotels that were expected to open in 2015 and never did. One of them was the former magistrates’ court on Old Street – and it’s now finally open! It took longer than expected but the Courthouse Sh…
    - 18 days ago 6 May 16, 12:09pm -
  • London’s best cappuccino at Mondrian London.

    London’s best cappuccino at Mondrian London.

    On a breezy grey Saturday morning I woke up craving a good cappuccino. I immediately thought of Mondrian London where I had previously enjoyed a great breakfast experience. As a frequent visitor to Italy, I always find regular London cappuccinos too…
    - 20 days ago 4 May 16, 9:25am -
  • Ham Yard’s portable chargers help you stay switched on.

    Ham Yard’s portable chargers help you stay switched on.

    We’ve all been there: you need somewhere to plug in your phone, but someone has already taken the seat by the one available plug socket. Instead of glaring at them hoping they’ll go away, Ham Yard Hotel has a better solution. Their new service a…
    - 22 days ago 2 May 16, 10:16am -
  • 3 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…
    - 25 days 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…
    - 27 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-…
    - 29 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…
    - 32 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…
    - 34 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…
    - 36 days ago 18 Apr 16, 10:37am -

Hotel Chatter

    London On The Inside

    • 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…
      - 8 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…
      - 15 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…
      - 26 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 -
    • 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 -

    Caterer Hotel News

    Red Carnation Hotels Blog

    • Where to See Turtles in Florida
      Turtles hatch all the way along Florida’s coastline, and the shores of Palm Beach are believed to be some of the most densely nested in the United […]The post Where to See Turtles in Florida appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel Collection B…
      - 1 day ago 23 May 16, 7:00am -
    • Cocktail Inspiration from The Montague’s Beach Bar in London
      This summer, guests can have the feeling of being on the sublime shores of Hawaii, Barbados or the Bahamas, without even leaving London. Throughout June and July, […]The post Cocktail Inspiration from The Montague’s Beach Bar in London appeared…
      - 4 days ago 20 May 16, 8:00am -
    • Weddings at The Oyster Box
      An idyllic beach location with breath-taking views, five-star facilities and service is the perfect recipe for one of the most important days of your life. And it’s […]The post Weddings at The Oyster Box appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel…
      - 6 days ago 18 May 16, 11:06am -
    • Savouring Strawberries and Cream at Wimbledon
      Strawberries and cream have long been synonymous with the Wimbledon Championships. More than just being a quintessentially English summer treat, this specialty has a deep-rooted connection with […]The post Savouring Strawberries and Cream at Wimbl…
      - 8 days ago 16 May 16, 8:24am -
    • Red Carnation Hotels and the Golden Keys Concierge
      It was all the way back in 1929 that Les Clefs d’Or, the Society of the Golden Keys, was set up in Paris with the passionate founders’ […]The post Red Carnation Hotels and the Golden Keys Concierge appeared first on The Red Carnation Hotel Col…
      - 12 days ago 12 May 16, 8:14am -
    • Ireland’s Finest Fashion Designers
      Original design and effortless style are a part of Ashford Castle’s DNA. Many of its very walls are layered with traditional Donegal tweed, designed especially for Ashford […]The post Ireland’s Finest Fashion Designers appeared first on The Re…
      - 14 days ago 10 May 16, 5:00am -
    • Where to Eat the Best Dorset Crab
      For seafood connoisseurs, it doesn’t get much better than Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. Plaice, sea bass, mackerel and pollock are all found close to its shores, but it’s […]The post Where to Eat the Best Dorset Crab appeared first on The Red Car…
      - 19 days ago 5 May 16, 9:58am -
    • May 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.
      - 25 days 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 T…
      - 27 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 fir…
      - 29 days ago 25 Apr 16, 10:23am -

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