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Breakfast with a view at the aqua shard

If you ask anyone in London where to go for a spectacular view of the city, their number one recommendation would be the shard. Recently, aqua shard which is located on the 31st floor of The Shard, introduced new menus for breakfast that start from roughly £25 per person. aqua shard offers a full a la carte breakfast menu from Monday to Friday 7.00am-10.30am, and a set breakfast menu Monday-Sunday and on public holidays. Upon arrival at aqua shard, I was escorted to my seat which had a breathtaking view of the London skyline including must-see attractions Tower Bridge, London Eye and the Tower of London. I tried out the set menu...
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Hotel Palazzo Zichy – A beautiful hotel where history meets present

  Located in the Palace district in Budapest and a former palace, Hotel Palazzo Zichy is a four star hotel equipped with 80 contemporary rooms. The facade and interior of the hotel showcases the preserved beauty of the old mansion built for the famous Hungarian noble, Count Nándor Zichy and for his family. Upon arrival the hotel staff were extremely friendly. As we arrived a little early prior to check-in and our room was still being made, they showed us to the complimentary coffee and tea lounge in the lobby where we had a choice of a variety of teas and coffees to enjoy whilst we waited. The superior room had a large twin bed...
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One night at the luxurious London Sanderson Hotel

Sanderson is a luxury five star boutique hotel located in the heart of central London. Ideal for weekend staycations or business travellers, the hotel offers a retreat from the bustle of the city into a world of fantasy and well-being.   The landmarked 1950s building has been transformed by Philippe Starck into a surreal Cocteau-like dream world. The rooms are all newly renovated and concepted by designer Tim Andreas of Banjo. Each of  the rooms maintains a sense of whimsy while offering state of the art details and luxurious touches at every turn. The superior room I stayed in was very spacious. It featured Egyptian cotton she...
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Amba Hotel – the perfect hotel with the perfect location!

  Located at the west end Oxford Street lies Amba Hotel Marble Arch (formerly known as the Thistle Marble Arch). The hotel is close to many attractions and the convenient location makes it perfect for both tourists and business associates. The rooms in the Amba hotel are extremely spacious, making it very comfortable for singles, couples and families. Each room features stylish beds with a flat-screen Smart TV, an en suite bathroom with a rainfall shower and complimentary toiletries, free WiFi, complimentary mini-bar, Nespresso® machine, an in-room tablet, bathrobes and a work desk. The room I stayed in was an Executive King Ro...
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My Bloomsbury – My perfect boutique London staycation

“A modern classic in the heart of the action” My Hotels chain has three boutique hotels under the brand – My Bloomsbury, My Chelsea and My Brighton. My Bloomsbury is a 4-star design hotel located in an extremely convenient location in London, with just walking distance from the Tottenham Court Road Station, Oxford Street, Soho and Covent Garden. The hotel lives up to its promise about giving you a personalised service that reflects one tastes.   Upon arrival I was escorted to my room which was extremely stylish. I was welcomed with a selection box of artisanal treats from Gail’s Bakery and Kitchen which is located in the hot...
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