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How to Book London Hotels for the 2012 Olympics

As the countdown to one of the greatest events ever to be held in London draws closer, the nation is now beginning to hold its breath in anticipation of a fortnight’s spectacular sporting frivolities. It seems like almost yesterday when London erupted in celebration as the verdict was delivered in More >

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Family Hotels in London

Living in central London, kids are such a rare sight that it’s easy to forget they exist. Bar the odd aberration like Hamley’s, all the shops and restaurants cater pretty much exclusively to a 16+ demographic. During the school holidays though, it’s a time-honoured tradition for kids from all over More >


Best Breakfast in Angel – The Rosemary Branch

If I had known that London was going to endure its coldest winter for one hundred years, with freezing cold temperatures suddenly arriving two months early, I would have done two things. A) I would have booked a hotel that served breakfast rather than apartments which did not, and B) More >

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Best London Hotels 2011

A mandatory end-of-year list! As it’s my first, I’m not going to ignore the classics. I’m not ashamed to say that I prefer the Lanesborough to your trendy “Shoreditch” hotels where guests sleep on locally-sourced mashed swede and shower in Goji berry juice. There I go again. Actually, Shoreditch has less More >

Bernie Ecclestone Got Mugged

Safety Tips for Visiting London

Tiny racing car billionaire Bernie Ecclestone was showing off a fresh black eye almost the size of his head last week, after he and his girlfriend Fabiana Flosi were the subject of a violent mugging that relieved the couple of £20,000 worth of jewellery and briefly sent Ecclestone to hospital. More >


A Westminster Wedding

Unsurprisingly, the Tube Hotels blog is extremely popular with foreign dignitaries, royalty, celebrities and aristocrats. Since these people will fill the majority of the pews at the April wedding of William Windsor and Kate Middleton, we thought it would be nice to offer a little guide to Westminster Abbey and More >

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The Best Breakfast Under London Bridge

Greasy spoon cafes are plentiful in London, but it’s always a pleasure to find one that really makes an impression. It’s easy for exotic locales like Norfolk or the Peak District to deliver a characterful breakfast experience with their crazy accents and bacon made on the premises, but economical city More >

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London’s Finest Food Halls

For those of us nurturing a healthy obsession with food, moving to London can sometimes entail a surprising sense of loss. There are more exciting restaurants and concept-driven cafes than you could visit in a lifetime, but it comes at a price. Locally-produced food made by real artisans can often More >


Best Hotels Near London Theatres

Anyone who loves theatre should visit London at least once in their life. The city is one of the traditional heartlands of this centuries-old form of live entertainment, and at any given time there are myriad performances going on at venues across the city, in iconic West End theatre halls More >

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Best London Hotels by customer review

What makes a great hotel?  Some will say location, others will point to luxury trimmings, while many will insist customer service is the key to a top-class hotel experience.

Much like the award of Michelin stars to restaurants, the hotel rating system is somewhat shrouded in mystery. If we are to More >