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london-catFor a break full of majesty and tradition in the heart of a vibrant, cosmopolitan city, explore all that London has to offer. One of the most popular tourist destinations on earth, London boasts regal attractions such as stately Buckingham Palace and the historic Houses of Parliament – iconic feats of architecture instantly recognisable the world over. Take a tour down the Thames and marvel at the grandeur of Big Ben or grab a map and take on the city on your own for a truly unforgettable discovery into London’s illustrious past. Steeped in rich history from its humble beginning as a Roman settlement, the city has witnessed the horror of the Black Death and Great Fire of London to the imminent age of Shakespeare and opulent Tudor rule; remaining a beacon of strength and magnificence.

Jump on the world famous London Underground to conquer the city with ease or hop on an iconic big red double-decker bus to sightsee in style. Treat your eyes and mind to the wonders of some of the finest museums in the world, from masterpieces in the National Art Gallery to fun and interactive child-friendly exhibitions at the Science Museum. Dine in the finest Michelin starred restaurants owned by esteemed celebrity chefs, shop ‘til you drop in upmarket department store Harrods or enjoy a matinee musical on the legendary West End – London is a dynamic, exciting and fast-paced metropolis guaranteed to enchant, inspire and awe.

Ensure that your break in London is as magical and memorable as possible by making sure you book with the help of Secret Hotels. The best-kept secret in luxury hotel accommodation, Secret Hotels guarantees unbelievable savings on the finest hotels in the city; from lavish boutiques in the heart of Kensington and Chelsea to unbeatable value in Westminster, close to the hub of the UK’s political world. Whether you want to be at the centre of the action in the Big Smoke or you wish for a quiet, relaxing stay with a stunning view over one of the city’s abundant green spaces, Secret Hotels will offer you savings of up to 70% on a hotel to suit your every need.

From young couples after a relaxing, romantic stay with luxurious spa facilities and fine dining in the capital to families with young children wanting family-friendly apartments with all the mod-cons to make their stay as comfortable as possible, Secret Hotels boast a huge variety of accommodation tailored to everyone. Traditional opulence in the heart of Hyde Park at an unbelievably low price or ultimate value on the Embankment with an impeccable view can be yours if you choose Secret Hotels, as long as you keep it a secret of course!

Beautiful boutique baby! – 4 star – London

Enjoy your stay in London with this fantastic 4 star Top Secret Hotel, located right in the heart of the city!

Rooms in this wonderful value hotel offer no less than the best facilities and comforts, each fitted with luxuries such as the flat screen LCD TV complete with cable television, a radio, and even high-speed internet access! The hotel also provides all guests with an iron and ironing board, a hairdryer and a sewing kit, making your stay here as convenient as possible! Enjoy a nice coffee to wake you up in the mornings, or a cup of tea to relax with the complimentary tea and coffee facilities, or treat yourself to a drink and a snack from your in-room mini bar! Daily housekeeping ensures you can truly relax in comfort.

The hotel, ‘Beautiful boutique baby! – 4 star – London’, provides guests with all the facilities and top class services they could want! Friendly staff are at hand 24 hours per day, with a 24 hour reception desk, as well as 24 hour security, concierge and a night porter, happy to assist customers no matter what time of day or night! The hotel also offers wifi for guests to use, and even has a gym free to use for those who love to work out! The excellent restaurant serves both hearty traditional British food, and an elegant modern cuisine, so there’s something here to suite everyone. After a delicious meal, guests can head down to the hotel bar to chat with friends and enjoy a drink or two.

One of the many great things about this hotel is its central location and proximity to all of the best attractions London has to offer. Almost right on your doorstep is the stunning St Paul’s Cathedral. This Church of England Cathedral is one of the most iconic buildings in London, with an English Baroque style architecture designed by Sir Christopher Wren. It was here, in the church with one of the highest domes in the world, that jubilee celebrations for Queen Victoria took place, as well as the wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer, and the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Many famous funerals have also taken place here, such as the funerals for Sir Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher.

After a day of exploring the beautiful Cathedral and the local area, stop for a relaxing bite to eat in the atmospheric and highly regarded Restaurant at St Paul’s. Far from a tourist café, this wonderful restaurant serves delicious seasonal dishes at a reasonable price, with two courses for only £21.50! Among the favourite dishes are the smoked Suffolk ham hock and mustard terrine, or for desert the roasted bananas served with maple cream and ginger biscuits.


Close to the Thames, this luxury hotel is a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence winner. Expect five-star service and amenities including a 25m swimming pool, gym and spa, onsite bar and restaurant and 24-hour room service.

Beautiful mansion w/ easy reach of central London – 4 star – London

If you’re looking for a luxurious stay in a relaxing setting, this beautiful mansion within easy reach of central London is the perfect place for you! Guests can relax and take a break from the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city in their own comfortable and elegantly decorated room, complete with their own television and high-speed internet access. The hotel provides complimentary tea and coffee facilities, as well as complimentary toiletries to be found in the spacious en-suite bathroom, making guests feel at home. Daily housekeeping and climate control ensure guests utmost comfort at all times, and the provided hairdryer, trouser press and iron add to the convenience of this hotel.

Hotel facilities and services on offer to all guests are also of a high quality, with stunning terraced gardens where guests can take a relaxing stroll, and fantastic bars and restaurants all on site. The brassiere was awarded 4 stars for its delicious cuisine and excellent service, serving freshly prepared traditional British cuisine with an elegant and modern twist. At breakfast time, guests can enjoy a buffet of traditional English breakfast as well as a continental cold selection, and be sure not to miss out on their delicious afternoon tea! If you fancy a night in, room service is also available.

Nearby to this fantastic mansion hotel is the Wembley Stadium, one of the most famous football stadiums in the country, hosting matches such as the FA Cup Final and all of the England Football Team home matches. The stadium is also home to the Rugby League Challenge Cup Final, as well as hosting a large variety of world class music performers and concerts, some of the most memorable including George Michael, Madonna, and Take That.

The hotel also has fantastic connections to the city centre, with the Hendon Thameslink close by, so you can enjoy some of the most exciting attractions London has to offer, from the Houses of Parliament, to Madame Tussauds, to Hyde Park.

If you’re making a trip into the city centre, we recommend visiting Dinner by Heston Blumenthal in Knightsbridge for an unforgettable dining experience in beautiful surroundings, with exceptional views across Hyde Park. The menu consists of modern takes on historical British dishes, some dating all the way back to the 16th century, and drawing on inspiration from places such as the Royal Courts of King Henry VIII.


Excellent hotel close to Paddington station – 4 star – London

Kick back with this excellent hotel close to Paddington station. With luxurious rooms and a friendly atmosphere, you’ll never want to leave this hotel! Not only is each room spacious, well designed and comfortable, but all guest rooms come with their own computer and data port, ideal for finishing work, or even for socialising with friends. Rooms in the hotel are accessible for all, some containing roll in shower facilities, and all are family sized to accommodate children or large groups – there’s even cribs available upon request. When the time comes to leave the hotel, guests can avoid a stressful early start and rushed departure with the late checkout times.

This hotel really comes into its own with the amazing facilities and services that are on offer. Guests visiting the city for work are invited to use the excellent business centre, a fully equipped facility containing not only meeting/conference rooms, but added extras such as high speed internet connection, e-mail services and a parcel service. Guests are also invited to use the leisure facilities that are offered – guests can take a dip in the pool or Jacuzzi, play a game of tennis, or even putt a few holes in the hotel’s golf course! In the evenings, guests can enjoy a beverage in the hotel’s cocktail lounge, order a delicious meal in the hotel’s very own restaurant, and there are even children’s programs available for younger guests. Rest assured the staff are always on hand and are determined to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Not only does this hotel have great links to the rest of London through its close proximity to Paddington station, it also has great links to the rest of the world through the Heathrow express railway. This means that guests visiting from abroad can avoid the travel stress to and from the airport, and can instead hop aboard a train and be at the airport within 15 minutes. With the great links this hotel has to the rest of London, it’s worth checking out a local attraction; why not take a ride on the gigantic Ferris wheel that is the London Eye, or visit the iconic Houses of Parliament?

If you’re looking to treat yourself or others to a brilliant meal, then look no further than the Frontline Club restaurant on Norfolk place, within walking distance from the hotel. As the top restaurant in Paddington, you can find yourself enjoying a delicious and beautifully crafted meal within a great atmosphere, perfect for a romantic meal out.

Book now and don’t miss this unbeatable offer in Paddington!

Great deal modern hotel Paddington – 4 star – London

Have an unforgettable experience with this great deal in a modern hotel in Paddington. This four star hotel is all about relaxation and luxury when it comes to accommodation, and guests will see this first hand in their brilliant rooms. Enjoy a warm, comfortable bed at the end of a busy day in London, and surf the web using the internet access and data ports in each room, perfect for laptops. Rooms are spacious and well designed with an incredible attention to detail. All rooms are family sized and non-smoking – even pets are allowed in the hotel!

If you’re looking for a perfect business hotel, then look no further. This hotel contains a fantastic business centre that caters for all work needs. Guests are welcome to use the meeting rooms/facilities, complete with overhead projectors, copiers and other audio visual equipment, ideal for staging a presentation or conference. But if you’re in London to relax, it’s worth checking out the top-notch leisure facilities – take a soothing dip in the hot tub, swim in the great indoor pool and then dry off in the hotel’s very own sauna. Wi-Fi Connection is available throughout the hotel, the reception is open 24/7 and the staff are always on hand and ready to help.

This hotel’s top location, only a 5 minute walk from the station, makes the whole city open to explore, from Harrods to Madame Tussauds and the London eye. This being said, sometimes trekking across the city can be tiring – luckily, this hotel is also only a ten minute walk from the famous Hyde Park, one of the capitals 8 brilliant Royal Parks. Spanning over 350 acres, and featuring a number of famous landmarks, Hyde Park is the best place for a relaxing stroll or even for a nice picnic amongst the calming surroundings. Make sure you check the website for an outlook of events, walks and talks that are great to be a part of, many of which are free of charge for visitors.

For a tasty hearty pub meal, take a stroll to ‘The Victoria’ on Strathearn Place, a wonderful pub in Paddington that serves traditional British pub food. As one of the top ranking restaurants in Paddington, you can expect delicious food from only the finest locally sourced ingredients, a great atmosphere and unparalleled service. This restaurant is perfect for those looking for traditional British pub food at a reasonable price.


Great value apartments in Kensington area – 3 star – London

Enjoy your experience in London with some great value apartments in the Kensington area.

Awake refreshed and revitalised in a warm comfortable bed, appreciate the excellent spacious design and enjoy a spot of television in each room in this top notch property. Upon entering, guests will find their rooms full of convenient, useful features; there’s a well-lit work desk, kitchen range and even a city map in each room, helping guests to navigate the streets of London. Being away from home doesn’t mean you have to be disconnected – each room or apartment comes with its own PC with internet access for any purpose, and is wired up with high speed internet connection. These brilliant self-catering studio apartments are perfect for independent guests, and provide all of the home conveniences away from home.

Within the apartment area, there’s even gardens for guests to use, a perfect hideaway from the busting city, ideal for a morning stroll. Why not also bring your phone, laptop or tablet, and take advantage for the Wifi available throughout the property.

Close to Victoria station, the location of the apartments is perfect for exploring the city of London, from the London eye to the Houses of Parliament. But ideally, the apartments are also situated near many of the main museums, including the Natural History Museum and the National Portrait Gallery – but we particularly recommend a trip to the London Science Museum, perfect not only for science lovers, but for family visits too. Don’t miss out on the fascinating displays and exhibitions, including the new, cutting edge 3D printing display, and the brilliant 3D IMAX cinema show, both of which are extremely popular with visitors. The London Science Museum in located on Exhibition Road, open 10am to 6pm, and is free to enter for everyone!

If you fancy a break from the self-catering, why not dine out? One of the best local places to eat is ‘Bunpkin’ on 102 Old Brompton Road, a great value restaurant specialising in British cuisine. The restaurant prides itself upon its excellent service, superior food and buzzing atmosphere, and is sure to provide a delicious meal without breaking the bank. Many diners recommend the Sunday roast, offering the perfect combination of taste, presentation and freshness, with an incredible attention to detail. Prices only reach up to £18, and the restaurant is ideal for a casual or family meal.

Make sure you book this studio apartment now for a top experience in London at an unbelievable price.

Iconic hotel in Knightsbridge with panoramic views – 5 star – London

Expect the highest level of quality at a fantastic price with this 5 star iconic hotel in Knightsbridge with panoramic views. The beautiful rooms in this hotel pull all of the stops, providing only the highest level of quality and comfort for each and every guest. Each room has been finely crafted and designed, with stylish decor, plenty of space and incredible attention to detail that is sure to impress guests. Wi-Fi access is also provided throughout the hotel, allowing guests to socialise or even to access work while away from home. If guests have children with them, cribs are available upon request, and each room caters for families, with extra rollaway beds if needed. There are even children programs for guests to use at their disposal.

Take full advantage of the hotel’s very own health club and spa for a day of luxury and relaxation. If you’re visiting on business, you’ll be pleased to hear of the hotel’s excellent business centre, including its very own fully equipped meeting rooms, perfect for a meeting or conference. In the evenings, why not visit the hotel’s very own casino? Ideal for winding down after a long day in the bustling city, guests can ‘try their hand’ at one of the many games on offer while enjoying a delicious beverage from the bar.

A trip to London just wouldn’t be the same without visiting the famous ‘Harrods’ department store on Brompton Road. With a fantastic range of food, clothes and other luxuries, and unbelievable displays throughout, this world famous store is well worth the walk from the Hotel. It’s no coincidence that this attraction is the 2nd most visited place in London – founded in 1834, spanning over 5-acres and with over one million square feet, this shop is almost a national treasure, and is certainly one of the best places to shop in London. But even if you can’t afford to shop here, it’s still worth wandering around the store to appreciate its beautiful architecture and unique displays.

To treat yourself at the end of a busy day in London, visit one of the top rated restaurants ‘The Five Fields’ on Blacklands Terrace in Chelsea. This restaurant is sure to blow you away, with impeccable service, delicious and beautifully crafted dishes and not to mention a fantastic dining atmosphere, providing the perfect dining experience. It’s recommended to try the tasting menu with wine parings, giving the perfect complement to your meal. This restaurant is ideal both for entertaining clients and for a romantic night out.

Don’t miss out on one of the best hotels in London.

London Greenwich 4* amazing deals – 4 star – London

Experience London like never before with these London Greenwich 4* amazing deals! After a long day in London, it’s important to have somewhere to relax; that’s why this hotel offers rooms with only the best in comfort. Rooms have warm cosy beds, are spacious, and have all the extras that guests could need while staying in London. Internet access is also provided in the room, allowing guests to upload pictures of their stay in the capital, or access their emails for work. There’s even a fax machine in every room for guests to use! Rooms are accessible, and family sized rooms are also available if required.

The property itself doesn’t fall short either, equipped with unbeatable facilities and services that guests can expect from a top hotel. The hotel’s own restaurant and lobby bar brings some of the city’s fantastic cuisine of the city directly to its guests, as well as providing an assortment of beverages to enjoy. Particularly impressive is the hotel’s very own business centre, not only providing meeting and conference rooms, but also top quality audio visual equipment. The excellent business facilities, coupled with its excellent location in one of the business capitals of the world make this hotel the perfect place for business events, presentations or meetings.

Situated right near this brilliant hotel is the famous National Maritime museum, the world’s largest and most prominent maritime museum. Guests can explore the large, varied collection of artefacts, and discover the sea faring history of the country. The museum is home to some of the most prominent collections and exhibitions in the world, and its own rich painting collections, featuring some great works including it’s well known “Turner and the Sea Exhibition”, showing some of J.M.W. Turner’s best and most significant works. This outstanding maritime museum is located on Romney Road, and is open from 10am to 5pm. Entrance to the main museum, queen’s house and royal observatory is free, although there is a small charge for some extra exhibits and areas.

If you’re looking for a restaurant in the local area, try ‘Jamie’s Italian’ on Nelson Road, an Italian breakfast, brunch and dinner restaurant that serves only the best dishes using only the finest, freshest ingredients. The restaurant offers great service, a wonderful atmosphere and great tasting food all at a fantastic price. The restaurant is ideal for a family meal out.

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Upscale property in trendy Southbank – 5 star – London

Make the most out of your stay with one of the top hotels in London, an upscale property in trendy Southbank. This five star hotel prides itself on its trendy and stylish rooms, offering large amounts of space and deluxe extras for all guests. Enjoy the comfortable bed, the top of the range flat screen LCD TV and free high-speed internet access. There’s even room for a fully equipped kitchen, complete with electric hobs, a fridge freezer and other brilliant cooking facilities. On warm days, why not enjoy breakfast on your balcony? Or if the weather isn’t kind, turn on the under-floor heating and relax in the spacious living room. Expect a warm welcome into the room with complimentary mineral water, toiletries and even slippers! Extra guests are also able to sleep on the sofa-bed, provided in each room.

This top level of quality is consistent throughout all of the hotel’s facilities and services. London’s business significance means that appropriate work facilities are imperative. The hotel offers only the best equipment and services for important business affairs, offering conference and meeting rooms with audio and visual equipment perfect for meetings or presentations. There’s even an executive lounge and a secretarial service if required. Guests looking for a night out in London need not look far – the hotel not only provides theatre reservations and a tour desk, but also its own Club Lounge, bar and restaurant, serving exquisite Mediterranean dishes and a selection of wines.

The hotel’s location right opposite the Vauxhall station makes it ideal for trips out in London. For an educational and insightful look into world history, we recommend you visit the Natural History Museum, within walking distance from the South Kensington station. This world-renowned museum exhibits a vast range of natural history specimens, and is home to over 70 million items. The museum even contains some specimens collected by Charles Darwin, the world famous geologist and scientist. Marvel at the monumental dinosaur skeletons on display, or view models of the ancient Neanderthal in this one-of-a-kind museum. Entry is free, and the museum is open every day of the week.

For fine dining in the evenings, visit Texture, a Michelin starred modern European restaurant with unique Scandinavian influences. The excellently crafted menu combines native Icelandic food alongside British produce and a complimentary wine list. The kitchen is really at the top of its game in this restaurant, consistently producing world-class dishes and an excellent all round culinary experience. This restaurant is ideal for celebrations or for entertaining clients.

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Victorian grandeur and contemporary comfort – 4 star – London

Experience Victorian grandeur and contemporary comfort when you book this deluxe 4 star secret hotel. Rooms in this hotel are sure to wow guests. Expect only the top level of luxury and quality, with a large comfortable bed, television with cable access, and a stylish design. The hotel even provides complimentary toiletries and coffee/tea facilities free for all guests to use. Those looking to finish some work can even use the computer in each room. Enjoy a relaxing soak in the bath in the private en-suite bathroom, or order room service in bed and watch your favourite program on television – there’s almost no reason to leave the room!

The hotel’s facilities don’t fall short either – those on business can take advantage of the excellent conference rooms with internet access and audio/visual equipment, making this hotel the ideal place for a company getaway, or a business presentation. In the evenings, visit the hotel’s bar, offering splendid cocktails and other alcoholic beverages. Guests can even dine at the hotel’s very own restaurant, serving delicious continental cuisine. There are even safety deposit boxes and a laundry service if required. Staff are professional, friendly and helpful, and are happy to take any queries that guests may have, regarding not only the hotel, but also the local area.

While visiting London, it’s always worth checking out the London science museum near south Kensington tube station. This open, free and accessible museum is one of the city of London’s most popular tourist destinations, attracting 2.7 million visitors a year – and for good reason too. This fascinating museum is home to over 300, 000 key scientific artefacts, including the first jet engine, some of the earliest steam engines and even Stephenson’s famous rocket. The museum is split into sections, and covers a wide range of topics, so there’s always something for everyone. Visit the ‘Codebreaker’ exhibit, and discover Alan Turing’s life and legacy, or take a trip to the museum’s own IMAX 3D cinema for a unique and futuristic film experience! The museum also organises a unique ‘science night’ for adults, offering insight into mature subjects, as well as offering a pub quiz, DJs, bars and sell-out speed dating.

When looking for alternative dining options, don’t miss ‘La Muse’ on 119 Holloway Road. This gem offers both breakfast/brunch and dinner options, as well as an affordable and delicious menu. The atmosphere, service and food are all superb, and the restaurant is ideal for any occasion, from a romantic meal to a celebratory dinner.

Book now for an exceptional hotel at an exceptional price!

West End hotel – a few minutes walk to Oxford St – 4 star – London

Enjoy the break you deserve with this fantastic four-star hotel in London.

Rooms in this outstanding hotel are inviting and luxurious, offering a stylish design, lots of space, and a cosy bed perfect for those sleeping-in days. If you’re worried about missing your favourite TV program, you’ll be pleased to hear that each room comes pre-fitted with a television with cable capabilities for such an occasion! There’s no need to tidy the room either, with the excellent daily housekeeping service that ensures your room will always be in pristine condition. The room is also complete with all the standard features, including a well-lit work desk, an en-suite bathroom and a safe for any important items. There are even coffee and tea facilities right in the room.

This 4 star West End hotel, a few minutes walk to Oxford St, provides everything that a guest could desire – dine in the superb restaurant, or enjoy a beverage in the hotel’s own bar. Don’t worry about luggage when checking out as there’s a luggage room in the hotel, and make use of the 24 hour concierge if any assistance is required throughout your stay. There’s no need to over pack as guests make use of the laundry and dry cleaning services. Guests are also welcome to use the high speed Wi-Fi, perfect for sharing photos of London with friends!

For a cultured and insightful day out in the city, visit the extremely popular British Museum on Great Russell Street, within walking distance from both the Tottenham Court Road station and Holborn station. This world renowned museum specialises in human history and culture, and is home to around 8 million unique works, making it one of the largest and most comprehensive museums in existence. Attracting 5 million visitors annually, this museum is the place to go. We recommend checking out the fine Japanese art to discover paintings like no other, or why not see what temporary exhibitions are on during your stay? The British museum encompasses art and history from all four corners of the world, and even provides free entry to all visitors.

If you’re after a place to dine in the evenings, or even throughout the day, it’s also worth reserving a table at ‘Roots at N1’, an Indian restaurant on Hemingford road offering great food at a reasonable price, with prices ranging from £27-£55. This original restaurant offers a complete dining experience, giving the perfect mix of ambience, atmosphere, service and food that really can’t be beaten. This restaurant is an ideal location for a romantic meal or for entertaining clients.

This west end hotel really can’t be missed!