UK & Channel Islands
The hotel has a modern restaurant with an al fresco terrace and hosts spacious rooms and suites, which makes the perfect base from which to explore Kensington Palace and Gardens. With its warm Italian hospitality, Baglioni Hotel is located just a few minutes’ walk from High Street Kensington and near many other national historical and cultural locations such as the Royal Albert Hall, the V&A and the Natural History Museum.
Bar Boulud, London, located at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, an outpost of two Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud. Bringing a touch of NYC chic to London it takes the form of a French bistro and wine bar, with a focus on delicious wines from the Rhone Valley and Burgundy, and charcuterie overseen by Paris' acclaimed charcutier, Gilles Verot.
Only three hours from London, and set in 22 acres of country gardens, Gilpin Hotel & Lake House is the only 5* hotel in the beautiful Lake District and a perfect base from which to explore it. Owned and run by the Cunliffe family since 1987, the hotel offers luxury rooms, Garden Suites with private cedar-wood hot tubs and brand new self-contained luxury Spa Lodges as well as a Lake House which sits on its own private lake and features 6 suites and an indoor pool and sauna.
A Relais & Chateaux property, features 19 bedrooms and an award-winning restaurant with outdoor decking overlooking the bay, led by Chef Guy Owens. The interiors reflect the relaxed and friendly attitude of the village with colourful and comfortable furnishings and unobstructed views of the Fal estuary. At low tide, a sandy beach is revealed at the base of the hotel. A focus on fresh, local produce and working with local fishermen and other suppliers is at the heart of the hotels’ food philosophy, "from the heart, from the hearth".
An icon on the London hotel scene, boasting an unrivalled location set between London's most beautiful royal park, Hyde Park and the exclusive shopping district of Knightsbridge, this luxurious five star hotel offers 198 guest rooms and suites. For the ultimate in city escapism, the most fabulous urban day spa with bespoke treatments from around the world, an Amethyst Crystal Steam Room, Sanarium, Vitality Pool and Zen Colour Therapy Relaxation area.
The seaside boutique hotel has 7 individually designed bedrooms, including many furnishings by local artisans. The Upper Deck Dining restaurant and Lower Deck Bar are informal venues for a bite to eat. With plenty of activities suitable for families, couples or solo escapes, St Mawes’ popularity continues to grow. The sheltered bay is a great place to learn stand-up paddle boarding or take sailing lessons around the fortress of St Mawes Castle, built by Henry VIII. Spend an evening in and head to the Hidden Cinema to enjoy classic films and popcorn.
Alderney, Channel Islands, is a well-kept secret amongst those who have come to know and love it. At 3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide, visitors are never far from the beautiful coastline. New for 2020, The Blonde Hedgehog is made up of 9 rooms and suites set across 3 buildings. Originally a family home for Alderney’s aristocracy, the Georgian townhouse built in 1750 as the Rose & Crown pub, still retains some of its original features, using an eclectic mix of vintage and antique pieces designed to encourage guests to enjoy life’s simple pleasures.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park's newly opened salon, The Rosebery, is the perfect setting for Afternoon Tea and champagne cocktails. Designed by G&A Designs and with views over Knightsbridge, The Rosebery serves delicious sandwiches, pastries and scones with seasonal jams, with an array of unique teas that Mandarin Oriental has specially created with The East India Company. In the evening, the lounge becomes a stylish Champagne Bar; enjoy premier champagnes, champagne cocktails and choose from an impressive sake selection.