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How to Choose the Perfect London Hotel

George Hobica | Posted 09.03.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Over the past 40 years or so, I've stayed in over 100 London hotels, from grotty bed-and-breakfasts near Paddington Station to the Savoy and Claridge's, and I've never seen a city with so much variety. New York City doesn't even come close.

Grand Tour of My London Hotel Room

Rick Steves | Posted 07.20.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

One of my favorite moments in my travels is that little eddy between modules of a trip. For me, each two-month trip has segments.

Beer & Beds: Four Luxurious London Pubs

George Hobica | Posted 06.09.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Most London pubs no longer have bedrooms for rent above the shop, but a surprising number still do, and over the past few years several forward (or backward) thinking entrepreneurs have revived the concept.

London's Beaumont Hotel: High Style... In A Former Garage

Edward Schneider | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Edward Schneider

It is so quiet that if you need a cab the doorman may have to dash to the next street to fetch one for you.

7 London Hotel Bars For A Holiday Drink

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.09.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

There's a special experience to be had hitting up the city's hotel bars.

London Lodging: The Hotel Café Royal

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.01.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

When Jackie and I had a look-see of the Hotel Café Royal, on Regent Street perilously close to the Circus, I was surprised to find myself hankering after the place. It is everything Piccadilly Circus isn't: calm, quiet, good-looking and elegant.

London Dining (and Lodging) Review

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.26.2014 | Travel
Edward Schneider

Am I in love with Hélène Darroze at The Connaught? Not in love; not yet. But I'm certainly feeling the pull of its seductive powers.

London Hotel Luxury: The Connaught Enters The 21st Century

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel
Edward Schneider

If you're going to be a luxurious hotel in the 21st century, you need somewhere for guests to swim and steam and be massaged: a tall order in an Edwardian building in crowded Mayfair.

PHOTOS: London's Best Flea Markets

Oyster | Posted 10.11.2012 | Travel

Knightsbridge, Covent Garden and Oxford Street are arguably the top spots in London for high-end shopping, but there's a whole other world beyond the fashionable boutiques and name-brand clothing.

PHOTOS: London's 5 Most Stylish Hotels

Oyster | Posted 09.19.2012 | Travel

Most luxury properties in the Old Smoke boast attractive rooms and elegant lobbies, but some go above and beyond with chic, high-style looks.

PHOTOS: 10 Great Spots To Celebrate The Queen's Jubilee

Oyster | Posted 07.29.2012 | Travel

There's really nothing more English than afternoon tea, and so in honor of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee this June, we've rounded up some of our favorite spots to indulge -- in London and the Commonwealth.

Going To The Olympics? Here's What It Will Cost You

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 07.08.2012 | Money

LONDON — It's months before athletes hit the Olympic track, but time is running out for those in another fierce competition: The scramble for a ...

PHOTOS: High Class Olympic Accommodations

AP | MEERA SELVA | Posted 04.02.2012 | Travel

LONDON -- Coming for the Olympics with money to spend? Then there's still time to ensure you can take tea at The Ritz, drink at the Savoy's American b...

How To Find An Affordable London Olympics Hotel

trivago | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel

These eight tips will make your London hotel shopping much easier -- and your experience at the games that much better.

PHOTOS: The Very Best Jam In London

Edward Schneider | Posted 03.18.2012 | Travel
Edward Schneider

The place to go in London if you want to spoil your dinner is one of the city's grand hotels, where you may take afternoon tea. But a delicious outlier here is The Connaught, where the crockery, silver, linen and service are all palace-grade, yet nothing is flashy.

Would You Pay Money To Be Shipwrecked?

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Popular representations of getting shipwrecked don't make the whole experience sound very appealing. You may find yourself creating a creepy family co...

Everybody Sleeps Where? Everybody Eats Where? In London, England, Blakes Hotel

Mara Gibbs | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Mara Gibbs

When Anoushka Hempel created Blakes, it was a very bohemian home away from home for artist, writers and actors. Now she has refurbished it keeping the feel of a bohemian hideaway, but a luxurious one.

Travel To London In Regal Style For The Royal Wedding!

Yvonne Yorke | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Yvonne Yorke

Here are some things I've been checking off on my "To Do" list for April: Get a flight to London in time for the royal wedding. Check! Find a fabulous hotel in the heart of all the action. Check! Buy a chic hat (or two) for all the festivities. Double Check!

A Breath of French Air: London's Capital Hotel

Pam Grout | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Pam Grout

The Capital Hotel's restaurant, where the Queen herself has been known to dine, has two Michelin stars, a list with more than 2000 wines and a lineup of celebrity chefs who consistently inspire drooling.