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York & Albany
Who knew Gordon Ramsay did hotels? Apparently he does with the York & Albany his first foray into the business of sleep; as you'd expect from Ramsay it's style all the way inside and the service is suitably sharp to boot. yEventWatcherD
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Top 10 London hotels
London is nothing if not eclectic - and the hotels are no different. With so many to choose from, let us help with our guide to the Top 10 London hotels.
The Wellesley to be London’s first six-star hotel
The Wellesley will open in November 2012 with 36 luxury suites, a world-class restaurant and bar, and a brand new Jazz Room.
The Sumner
Sober and understated, with 20 four-star rooms with a modern luxe design scheme; plus a log fire in the sitting room, air con, honesty bar and free WiFi. =
The Soho Hotel
With 91 rooms the Soho Hotel is considerably larger than its Charlotte Street and Covent Garden siblings and appeals to a more media crowd
The Savoy to reopen in London’s Fairmont
It's been a long time coming, but The Savoy has finally returned to London's Fairmont - albeit a few pennies over-budget.
The Savoy London
The Savoy London is a 128-year-old five-star landmark on the river returned with an extravagant refurbishment of its Edwardian and Art Deco interior
The Rookery
There's something about former brothels that make them the most decadent of hotels. The Rookery has lost none of the former incarnation's charm retaining cherubic figures overseeing bedroom activities and throne-like ablutions for the most lordly gue
The Ritz
There is one name around the world that conjures up evocative images of opulent grandeur and that name is The Ritz.
The Pelham
The Gore's sister hotel, acquired from the Kemp-ire, is predictably a fresher, more contemporary affair, with 52 five-star rooms conveniently located for museum action. yEventWat
The Orange
Restaurant-quality room-service because these four king-sized rooms, luxuriously appointed with aircon, blonde woods and crisp linens, are above the Orange gastropub. yEventWatch
The Ned
The Ned was once the 20th century HQ of Midland Bank and is now an incredibly sumptuous hotel from Soho House founder, Nick Jones.
The Montcalm at The Brewery, London
A new five-star hotel is opening its doors in London Town, and this time it's The Montcalm at The Brewery London City, with a restaurant headed up by ETM.
The Metropolitan Hotel’s Halloween Afternoon Tea
For a luxurious alternative to trick or treating, indulge in a Mexican Day of the Dead themed Halloween Afternoon Tea at London's Metropolitan Hotel.
The Marylebone Hotel
The Marylebone Hotel offers guests stylish accommodations and complimentary access to its sleek fitness and wellness area, as well as several drinking and dining options.
The Mandeville Hotel
Shopaholics and business travellers alike find this ideally located equally functional and attractive.
The London EDITION
The swanky EDITION is bringing a breath of fresh air to the historic site of Fitzrovia’s old Berners Hotel.
The Langham
A vast building rather discreetly hidden beside the BBC The Langham was one of the first luxury hotels in London. Today after a Hilton refurb it continues to mix classic charm with modern opulence.
The Landmark London
Five-star Landmark London hotel, originally built in 1899 and one the last of the great Victorian railway hotels.
The Knightsbridge Hotel
The ever-expanding Firmdale group has sewn up London's boutique hotel market in recent years with this outpost offering its signature mix of intimacy comfort and an unsurpassed eye for detail.d
The Kensington Hotel
A luxurious hotel found in South Kensington, just minutes from some of the capital’s best cultural institutions, The Kensington Hotel offers a decadent stay.
The Hoxton
The Hoxton Hotel fits the Shoreditch scene like a glove, providing a place to stay for a young party crowd that wants maximum fun with a minimal spend. =display"
The Hotel Exchange: a house-swap website for hoteliers
The Hotel Exchange is an exchange service for busy hoteliers, allowing others a stay at their establishments in return for a night at theirs.
The Halkin
Sister hotel to the Metropolitan, The Halkin has a more intimate approach to life than her rockstar sibling.
The Eccleston Square Hotel to Open in June
The Eccleston Square Hotel, despite its central location, is a mere 25 minutes from Heathrow and offers patrons the 'world's best beds' to boot.
The Dorchester celebrates 80 with neglected cocktail
The Dorchester London celebrate the big 80 this year. And to celebrate, the hotel is resurrecting one of its long-forgotten, but fabulous cocktails.
The Dorchester
During the excess of the nineties The Dorchester was always splashed across the front pages with everyone from rockstars to royalty staying here - occasionally together. yEventWatcherD
The Connaught
The Connaught has your usual requirements of style with the added bonus of gourmet delights at its in-house restaurant - headed up by two-Michelin starred chef Hélène Darroze. d=
The Colonnade Town House
Famous for the canals running through it life is lead at a slower pace in Little Venice than in neighbouring Notting Hill and the Colonnade reflects its easy elegant charm. yEventWatch
The Boundary Rooms
Proving once and for all that size really doesn't matter - at least not when it comes to hotel proportions - the Boundary Rooms is small but oh-so perfectly formed. s
The Bloomsbury Hotel
A sleek boutique hotel in the storied area of Bloomsbury in London, The Bloomsbury Hotel has popular bars, restaurants, and a whole host of stylish rooms.
The Beaumont
The first hotel from uber-restaurateurs Corbin & King, The Beaumont is a sophisticated, contemporary take on old school glamour, with requisite restaurants
The Athenaeum
Art Deco interiors park views and a guest-book that reads like a who's who of Hollywood; it's all here at the Athenaeum Hotel & Apartments.
The Ampersand Hotel
Quirky, London-inspired decor merges with faultless comfort in the Apersand to create a peaceful, perfectly located haven in the bustling capital. 
Ten Manchester Street
This Marylebone hotel is every inch the sophisticated London boutique...and better yet, it even has its very own cigar terrace
St Pancras Renaissance
One of London's most iconic landmarks, this hotel is all about show stopping luxury...
St Martins Lane
When in London do as stylish Londoners do when in need of escape and check into St Martins Lane; gorgeously designed and boasting impeccable service it's no wonder its reservation book is always fit-to-bursting. =dis"
St Ermin’s Hotel
Found in historic Westminster, steps from the Abbey, St Ermin’s Hotel has a fantastic location, chic interiors, and around 350,000 honey-making bees.
South Place Hotel
With rooms designed by Conran + Partners and a Michelin-starred restaurant on the roof, the South Place Hotel is a luxury hotel with serious style.

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