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Amenities: The Beaumont vs The Bulgari

Amenities: The Beaumont vs The Bulgari

With The Connaught currently undergoing renovations, it has given me an opportunity to rediscover other London hotels.  This year I’ve now stayed 5 times in The Bulgari and once at Shangri-La, Four Seasons Ten Trinity, The Corinthia and on Thursday night at The Beaumont.  I’ve always mentioned the value that The Beaumont offers, […]

Review:  Four Seasons, Ten Trinity

Review: Four Seasons, Ten Trinity

Four Seasons Ten Trinity, London Room type: Deluxe Room Duration: 26th > 27th January, 2017 Booked with: AMEX FHR Whilst I would never, ever, ever, not in a billion years, use hyperbole, I can easily say that Four Seasons Ten Trinity is the hotel opening for 2017 in London.  Even if we’re only in January, there […]

Which room to stay in at The Connaught?

Which room to stay in at The Connaught?

Having stayed in every different room type of The Connaught, over a period of 110 stays, I can speak with a certain authority on this hotel.  So let’s see what room works best for you. I am on a budget and enjoy rooms that are slightly smaller than wardrobes  You are […]

Review: The Halkin, London

Review: The Halkin, London

The Halkin, London Room type: COMO Suite Duration: 9th > 12th November Booked with: Andrew Harper Needing somewhere after a late business meeting, I last stayed in The Halkin 4 years ago for a 1 night stay.  My partner joined me and both her and I walked away impressed by the decor, size […]

Review: The Berkeley, London

Review: The Berkeley, London

The Berkeley, London Room type: Deluxe King Duration: 7th > 8th October Booked with: Direct with hotel I know The Berkeley very, very well. Between 2012 and 2013, I was here 2-3 times a week. I’m so familiar with the place that I was able to recognise staff on their televised […]

Review: The Gainsborough, Bath

Review: The Gainsborough, Bath

The Gainsborough, Bath Room type: Junior Suite Duration: 30th September > 1st October Booked with: AMEX FHR Pre-sales I have eyed up The Gainsborough for a while. Not in some weird, perverted way, I swear.  Having reached the top of my hotel hit list (yes, I really do have one) and […]

Review: The Goring, London

Review: The Goring, London

The Goring, London Room type: Deluxe King Duration: 24th > 25th August, 2016 Booked with: Ourisman Travel Pre-sales In the last 18 months The Connaught has experienced staff turnover on a colossal scale; they have seen a new GM, 2 (soon to be 3) Hotel Managers, Director of Rooms, Director of F&B, Front Office Manager, […]

Review: Hotel Cafe Royal, London

Review: Hotel Cafe Royal, London

Hotel Cafe Royal, London Room type: Grand Deluxe King Duration: 18th > 19th August, 2016 Booked with: Directly with hotel Pre-sales I noticed on LinkedIn that one of the longest serving, friendliest and most professional members of the reception team at The Connaught had taken up the position of Reception Manager at Hotel […]

Review:  The Beaumont, London

Review: The Beaumont, London

The Beaumont, London Room type: Roosevelt Suite Duration: 20th > 21st July, 2016 Booked with: Directly with hotel Pre-sales The Lord of the Rings is smaller than the backstory to my relationship with The Beaumont.  Let me just summarise by saying that several key members of staff from The Connaught ended up working […]