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Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in London, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

Andaz London Liverpool Street

22/09/2020 by .

Andy Mossack stays at Andaz London Liverpool Street just after re-opening and revels in feeling COVID safe.

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The Clarendon Hotel, Blackheath, London

03/08/2020 by .

Welcome wine poured, complimentary chocolates opened, there’s a dilemma looking out of the windows of your spacious room at the Clarendon Hotel over the Royal Hundred Hides of Blackheath.

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InterContinental London Park Lane

19/03/2020 by .

The view from the window from my new Mayfair Collection room, high up at the InterContinental Hotel Park Lane, was impressive. No question, a memorable London vignette.

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Sunborn Yacht Hotel, London Docklands

27/02/2020 by .

It’s not often you can honestly say you have stayed the night in a city hotel that’s quite literally different from anywhere else you may have experienced. Sunborn London is just that. A superyacht permanently moored at the Royal Victoria Dock, no more than a yardarm from the O2 and Excel Centre.

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Bankside Hotel, London South Bank

25/02/2020 by .

London’s South Bank has always been a popular spot. Plenty of tourists looking to enjoy some Thameside entertainment, The Tate Modern, the National Theatre, the BFI. Trouble is, for me, it’s all a bit brutalist grey concrete.

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The May Fair Hotel, London

21/10/2019 by .

With the BFI London Film Festival in full swing, the May Fair Hotel is once again at the centre of festivities thanks to its official status with the BFI and its traditional 200-seater May Fair theatre screenings.

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Hard Rock Hotel, London

08/10/2019 by .

You’d think the old Cumberland, that genteel palace of carveries and family afternoon teas, would be the least likely London hostelry to get a new lease of life as Britain’s first Hard Rock Hotel

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The Arch London

01/05/2019 by .

Great Northern Hotel, London

11/04/2019 by .

I have to confess my heart sank a little when I first walked into the lobby of the Great Northern Hotel at Kings Cross Station. Don’t be alarmed when I tell you it was a little on the sociable side. In fact, with me, my luggage and the four members of the lobby team grouped around the tiny reception desk, I felt we were all on the rush hour commuter special.

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St Ermin’s Hotel, London

27/03/2019 by .

Careless talk costs lives. You never know who is sitting next to you, who is listening. For the chilling core of the 20th Century, Second World War to Cold War, St Ermin’s was the cloak-and-dagger hub of international espionage.

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