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Five historic hotels in London that bring the city to life

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 10.10.2016 | Travel
Good Hotel Guide

London is one of those magical cities where every street and building has a story to tell. Look beneath the surface of the brickwork and you find an ...

The best small hotels in London

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 08.18.2016 | Travel
Good Hotel Guide

From quirky and characterful to small and stylish, London is home to some of the best small hotels in the world. So here are a few favourites from th...

7 Incredible Hotel Fitness Centers You Won't Believe | Posted 01.22.2016 | Travel

By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog Had a good new year? Made a few resolutions? Already forgot them? These unbelievable hotel fitness cent...

How to Choose the Perfect London Hotel

George Hobica | Posted 09.03.2016 | 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 07.19.2016 | 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 06.09.2016 | 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 05.21.2016 | 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.

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.