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Newcastle upon Tyne Great Britain is home to many legendary music bands. So, a huge number of special guests stayed in local hotels. Thanks to coming celebrities, Savoy Hotel in London has become world famous. At different times, Winston Churchill, Frank Sinatra, Audrey Hepburn, Marlene Dietrich, and Elton John stayed in it. The restaurant in the hotel belongs to the famous chef Gordon Ramsay, who is one of the best chefs in the world. The Grosvenor House is located in the heart of London, close to Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace. The building, which houses fashionable rooms, was built in the 17th century. The hotel was opened in 1929 and immediately became a popular place among the world's elite.
Photo of Novotel Edinburgh Centre, Edinburgh Novotel Edinburgh Centre, Edinburgh Optimal combination of quality and price is the main advantage of Novotel Edinburgh Centre , so guests of this hotel will get access to a maximum range of services at a reasonable fee. At Novotel, travelers are welcome to book colorful rooms with designer furniture. Gourmet guests will be pleased with their visit to the high-class Elements restaurant that serves international cuisine. The restaurant has a special menu for children, while fans of exotic cocktails and sparkling wine will enjoy the hotel’s bar. Novotel Edinburgh Centre offers special services for travelers with children. Two kids below 16 can stay in the same room with parents free of charge. A wide range of services and pleasant prices help Novotel Edinburgh Centre remain one of the leaders by the number of guests for many years.
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh Fans of spa treatments are recommended to take a look at Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa as the range of wellness services offered by the hotel’s spa is simply gorgeous. Clients of the hotels can try various cosmetic services, improve their vitality in the thermal center or enjoy a hydro massage bath on the roof of the hotel. There are even a posh 19-meter long swimming pool, a fitness center and gym in the spa. Clients of the hotel can use them free of charge. After rejuvenating spa treatments or active pastime, there is nothing better than to visit One Square restaurant and bar and try the most delicious dishes of British cuisine.
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Photo of The Wellesley, London The Wellesley, London Travelers, who cannot imagine a vacation without visiting interesting events, will enjoy their stay at The Wellesley . The historic hotel has been serving its guests for nearly a century. Its stylish Jazz Lounge is a traditional venue for performances of popular musicians and classical music performers. Interesting art exhibitions and presentations take place nearly every week in the lounge. The historic hotel is well-known among fans of premium cigars. The largest humidor in Europe is located at this hotel. At any time of the day, guests of the hotel can visit one of the magnificent cigar lounges and enjoy the elite sorts of tobacco brought from different parts of the world.
Photo of Apex City Hotel, Edinburgh Apex City, Edinburgh Apex City remains the leader among attractive boutique hotels. Only a few steps separate the hotel from the Royal Mile. The hotel is widely known in the city because of its restaurant and bar – Agua, where visitors are welcome to try international cuisine dishes cooked in accordance with classic recipes and elite spirits. At Apex City, guests of the hotel are welcome to book spacious rooms with panoramic windows and light wood décor. All the guest rooms are made in different color schemes.
Photo of The Soho Hotel, London The Soho Hotel, London A high-class designer hotel, The Soho Hotel is an unalterable symbol of London. The project of the new hotel was developed by Kit Kemp – an internationally acclaimed self-taught designer, whose talent has made her popular in different parts of the world. The décor of The Soho is considered one of the best works of the designer. Travelers are welcome to stay in one of 90 guest rooms, the design of each of which is individual and different.
Photo of Cityroomz Edinburgh, Edinburgh Cityroomz Edinburgh, Edinburgh Savvy travelers usually enjoy their stay at Cityroomz Edinburgh , which convenient location in the heart of the historic region makes this hotel an ideal place for tourists who are keen of excursions. Guests of the hotel are welcome to book colorful rooms, including special guest rooms for travelers with children. In the morning, a wonderful breakfast is served for guests of the hotel. The breakfast includes homemade bakery and meat delicacies. Active tourists can take a boxed breakfast with them.
Photo of Millennium Hotel London Mayfair, London Millennium Hotel London Mayfair, London The building, which is currently known as Millennium Hotel London Mayfair , was a witness to many important historic events. The luxurious 18th-century mansion, which is nowadays occupied by the hotel, belonged to the Duchess of Kendal. This was the first building where the news about the victory of Wellington over Napoleon was announced. The unique historic residence has kept its genuine design. Nowadays, guests of the prestigious hotel are welcome to stay at modern rooms and dine in one of the best Italian cuisine restaurants in London.
Photo of Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel, London Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott, London The prestigious apart-hotel Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott is also one of the legendary historical landmarks of London. The building of the hotel was constructed in the 17th century. Initially, it was owned by Lord Chetwynd. Later, the luxurious palace was bought by the Duke of Cumberland, but he was not the last owner of the building and soon the Duke of Gloucester became the owner of the magnificent palace. In 1806, the palace was purchased by Lord Grosvenor. It was decided to name the hotel after him. Grosvenor House served its first guests in 1929, and in 2012 the hotel was reopened after a full-scale renovation. The latest renovation has brought some changes, including “At Home Programme” – the collaboration program of the hotel and famous artists, photographers, writers, and other creative people. Travelers, who choose to stay at this premium apart-hotel, can participate in interesting master-classes and culture-related events.
Photo of Apex International Hotel, Edinburgh Apex International, Edinburgh Some hotels in Edinburgh are particularly popular with tourists, and the high class Apex International is one of them. This hotel has numerous advantages and unique peculiarities, including its wonderful location in the central part of the lively neighborhood of Grassmarket. Panoramic windows of Apex International offer spectacular views of Edinburgh Castle and popular historic streets of the city. The hotel makes up a complex with the famous Heights restaurant. Active travelers will be pleased to visit the modern Apex International fitness center, which is made in oriental style. The hotel’s gym features high-class Technogym equipment.
Photo of The Savoy, London The Savoy, London The Savoy is a true legend of London. This is one of the most prestigious and expensive hotels in the world. The opening took place in 1889, and just 10 years later the hotel already was a landmark of the international level. Right from its opening, the hotel was getting the most up-to-date innovations of that time. The Savoy was the first hotel in the country to use electrical lighting in guest rooms. Later, its visitors could enjoy telephones and elevators. During its long and respectable history, the hotel was visited by hundreds of prominent people. Claude Monet admired the luxury of the hotel; later, two suites – 512 and 513 – were named after the famous artist. Harry Truman was among the famous guests, who stayed at The Savoy. Charlie Chaplin also enjoyed staying in luxurious guest rooms. Nowadays, modern travelers have an opportunity to stay in guest rooms that once were used by such famous people as Oscar Wilde, Frank Sinatra, Winston Churchill, Elizabeth Taylor, Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe, Elton John, and many other celebrities and nobles. Savoy Grill restaurant, which is open in the legendary hotel, is also worth a mention. This restaurant is managed by star chef Gordon Ramsey.
Old Town Chambers, Edinburgh When it comes to describing apartment hotels, Old Town Chambers remains one of the most popular in that category. This hotel is located just a couple of minutes from Edinburgh Castle and Waverley railway station. Spacious apartments were made in the historic building and are distinguished by interesting décor, featuring the original stone and wooden elements. Absolutely all rooms are equipped with Bose acoustic systems and movie theaters, while travelers who prefer homemade food will be certainly pleased with a modern open space kitchen.
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London
The prestigious apart-hotel Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott is also one of the legendary historical landmarks of London. The building of the hotel was constructed in the 17th century. Initially, it was owned by Lord Chetwynd. Later, the luxurious palace was bought by the Duke of Cumberland, but he was not the last owner of the building and soon the Duke of Gloucester became the owner of the magnificent palace. In 1806, the palace was purchased by Lord Grosvenor. It was decided to name the hotel … Read more
Edinburgh
When it comes to describing apartment hotels, Old Town Chambers remains one of the most popular in that category. This hotel is located just a couple of minutes from Edinburgh Castle and Waverley railway station. Spacious apartments were made in the historic building and are distinguished by interesting décor, featuring the original stone and wooden elements. Absolutely all rooms are equipped with Bose acoustic systems and movie theaters, while travelers who prefer homemade food will be … Read more

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