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FSA LogoThe Luxury Hotel Insider: Exclusive luxury hotel deals, features and special rates from the luxury hotel experts at Five Star Alliance. 
 
Named one of Tripbase's Best Luxury Travel Blogs for 2011, below are Five Star Alliance's newest articles featuring exclusive information on luxury hotels worldwide including special offers and deals at the world's best hotels.

Image of the Day: Sanctum Soho Hotel

October 4, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Sanctum Soho Hotel gives new meaning to the term lazing around in bed. 

Sanctum Soho Hotel

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Your Questions Answered: What Luxury London hotel can Accommodate a Family of Five?

August 11, 2013
By: Betsy LeTourneau

We at Five Star Alliance work tirelessly to ensure we bring you the best luxury hotels selection and information regarding amenities, location, and highlights so you are confident that the hotel you choose will exceed your expectations and serve your needs. Sometimes, however, you are left with a few questions that go unanswered, and that’s why we’re here. Be sure to explore our new blog series ‘Your Questions Answered’ to find answers to real questions submitted to us by our clients regarding traveling with kids, pets, the best beach hotels, and much more.

Hyatt Regency London The ChurchillQUESTION: What are some London hotels that will accommodate 2 adults and 1 child, 14 yrs of age for 3 nights and the last night our 12 yr old son will join us. We would like 2 rooms if possible?


ANSWER: Hyatt Regency London The Churchill 

We recommend connecting rooms - club king to club twins. 

Enjoying a prime location in the West End of Central London, Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill is a located in the Marylebone area, adjacent to Park Lane, and just minutes from the exclusive shopping areas of Oxford Street, Soho or Bond Street and England’s renowned landmarks of Hyde Park, Marble Arch and Buckingham Palace. The hotel is also just minutes from Paddington Station where a fast train service takes a mere 15 minutes from Heathrow Airport.


The hotel’s 434 rooms and suites enjoy views over the leafy Portman Square gardens, the interior courtyard, or London’s charming streets. Guests at the Regency Club Floor enjoy private concierge, usage of the boardroom and evening turndown service. For those guests seeking the tradition of high tea in London hotels, Hyatt Regency London has launched the Churchillian High Tea served every day between 3:00pm and 7:00pm at The Montagu restaurant. A private floor offers elegant and contemporary VIP accommodations featuring a king bed, modern bathroom with a bath and shower, mini bar and oversized work desk with high-speed wireless, internet access. Enjoy thoughtful conveniences such as evening turndown and daily newspaper plus exclusive amenities such as private concierge, boardroom usage and Regency Club with Continental breakfast.

All rates are based on double occupancy and extra person charges may apply. Please be advised that the rates, availability, as well as any extra person charges are subject to change depending on the hotel’s policies.

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Image of the Day: ME London

August 10, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

ME London overlooks features commanding views of the city's landmarks including the River Thames, London Eye, and St Paul’s Cathedral.

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ME London has nightly rates starting from 283 GBP >>

 

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Cafe Royal London gets Sartorial

July 28, 2013
By: Elaine Lee

Cafe Royal Hotel


Cafe Royal London
recently re-opened its doors after going through a gut renovation and has even renovated their staff uniform aesthetic in order to capture the essence of the updated hotel brand. For the sartorial refreshing, the hotel partnered with famed menswear British fashion designer Adrien Sauvage. Sauvage is famously known for his ability to transform the traditional suit game to be more casual and versatile for the everyday man. Employing his known talent in contemporary tailoring, he utilized his talents into re-designing versatile uniforms that possess qualities that are aligned with the redesign of the updated hotel brand. 

The collaboration resulted in versatile uniforms complete with interchangable jackets, coats, skirts, trousers, shirts, waistcoats and jerseys. The designer gained inspiration from the monochromatic modern color schemes of the hotel rooms and paid close attention to the fits and cuts of the fabrics to represent the bespoke, individualized customer service and attention guests would receive. We think the collaboration resulted in some of the best dressed hotel employees in London.

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New to Five Star Alliance: Shoreditch House

July 22, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

The Shoreditch House occupies the top three floors and roof of a renovated warehouse in London's East End. Its rooftop space has recently been extended with the addition of the Garden and Lazy Lawn. Adjacent to the club are a Cowshed Relax and a renovated pub containing 26 bedrooms for overnight stays.

 

Shoreditch House

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Did You Know? The Park Lane Hotel London

July 20, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Hotel mogul and future London Mayor Bracewell Smith started building the The Park Lane Hotel London from 1924 to 1927. World War I halted construction, and the hotel was an unfinished steel frame until 1940. During the 13-year delay in building, the hotel was nicknamed "the birdcage."

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Suite Dreams at Grosvenor House

June 22, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance

Grosvenor House London
Set just back from Park Lane and overlooking the sweeping gardens of Royal Hyde Park, Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel is a living reminder of an age of elegance and a name synonymous with luxury and London’s rich history; a destination that is "Quintessentially British."

Our sister publication, Luxury Travel Advisor has the latest news on their royal nursery:

Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel, and bespoke nursery designers Dragons of Walton Street, have announced an exclusive partnership which will see a luxury Premium Park View suite transformed into a British nursery, said to have been designed and tailored with a royal baby in mind. Dragons of Walton Street has a historic association with the Royal family, with Princes William and Harry, Beatrice and Eugenie all growing up in a Dragons’ nursery. 

More on the Grosvenor House's royal nursery...

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Did You Know? The Rookery Hotel

June 20, 2013
By: K. Clare Johnson

 

Each of the 33 rooms at The Rookery Hotel are named after an inhabitant who lived there when the first census of the area was taken in 1832. Guests can stay in rooms named after Apothecary Dr Theophilus Garencieres, architect William Pettit Griffith, or prostitute Sally Salisbury.

The Rookery Hotel

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Did You Know? Cafe Royal Hotel

June 12, 2013
By: K. Clare Johnson

 

Cafe Royal Hotel has a pugilistic history. Some of the early rules of boxing were first written down in the building,
and from 1951 the Café Royal became the home of the National Sporting Club, which held black-tie dinners there
before bouts.

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Grosvenor House London Gets a Christie's Sneak Peek

June 2, 2013
By: Five Star Alliance


Guests at Grosvenor House London are in for a special treat. Legendary auction house Christie's and the luxury hotel have allied to provide guests with a special exhibition. Our sister publication, Luxury Travel Advisor reports:

From Tuesday, June 4 through Thursday, June 6, guests at Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel, and members of the public can attend a special preview of The Collection of Arthur and Charlotte Vershbow, one of the world’s preeminent books collections, before it goes to auction this fall. The preview will be open daily from 10am – 5pm.

 

More of Jena Tessa Fox's article on the Grosvenor House London and Christie's Collaboration >>

 

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