- Rating: 4/5
The Rockwell aims for relaxed contemporary elegance – and succeeds magnificently. The listed premises mean there are no identikit rooms here: they’re all different sizes and individually designed, but share gleaming woods and muted glowing colours alongside...
Famous for its low rates (including some publicity-garnering £1-a-night rooms), the Hoxton deserves credit for many other things. First, there’s the hip Shoreditch location – hip enough for Soho House to have taken over the downstairs bar-brasserie a...
Threadneedles boldly slots some contemporary style into a fusty old dame of a building, formerly the grand Victorian HQ of the Midland Bank, bang next to the Bank of England and the Royal Exchange. The etched glass-domed rotunda of the lobby soars on...
There may be a spot of Victorian detective memorabilia dotted about, but that’s the only vaguely kitsch thing about this dashing gentleman’s club of a hotel run by Park Plaza. Selling points – and thee are many – include organic and free-range ingredients...
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Park Plaza County Hall is an enthusiastically – if somewhat haphazardly – run new-build. Each room has its own kitchenette with microwave and sink, and room sizes aren’t bad across the price range (the floor-to-ceiling windows help them feel bigger)....
Brown’s was opened in 1837 by James Brown, butler to Romantic poet, hedonist and freedom-fighter Lord Byron. The first British telephone call was made from here in 1876, five years after Napoleon III and Empress Eugenie took refuge in one of the considerable...
The first of four boutique properties planned for London from the people behind Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn has a relaxed all-day bar-restaurant, sharp-witted and friendly staff, and rooms with all mod cons (excellent walk-in showers rather than baths)...