INSIDE SCOOP WITH RAMI FUSTOK: THE MAN BEHIND THE MANDRAKE

07
Nov
2017
INSIDE SCOOP WITH RAMI FUSTOK: THE MAN BEHIND THE MANDRAKE

4 -min. read Sultry and sublime, The Mandrake Hotel has already caused a stir, promising to be the sexiest addition to London’s thriving hotel scene. Amanda Ho catches up with its founder, Rami Fustok, to get the fabulous big picture on this brand-new establishment.

03
Aug
2017
FIVE GARDEN HOTELS GROWING IT FOR THEMSELVES

4 -min. read As Ham Yard Hotel launches its Summer Sessions, shaking up cocktails with botanicals from their rooftop garden, we take a look at the garden hotels growing their own produce.

02
Aug
2017
REBEL CONCEPTS: COOL IS DEAD, LONG LIVE COOL

5 -min. read Kurt Bredenbeck, Chairman of Wood Green’s community-minded hotel Green Rooms, explains why social enterprise will disrupt the future of travel.

25
Jul
2017
FROM MUMBAI TO BROOKLYN, SOHO HOUSE IS ON A ROLL

2 -min. read There is no slowing down Soho House. It seems the unveiling of glittering city club and hotel The Ned earlier this year was just the start of things to come.

15
Jun
2017
PREP FOR BEACH SEASON WITH THESE LUXE HOTEL BOOTCAMPS

3 -min. read Forget throwing your trainers in your suitcase ‘just in case’: keeping fit is now the main event. Cue a new host of hotel bootcamps marching into town.

22
May
2017
THE TRAFALGAR ST. JAMES IS UPPING LONDON’S ROOFTOP GAME

3 -min. read London will have something to counter NYC’s rooftop scene in September with the transformation of The Trafalgar Hotel into The Trafalgar St. James.

12
May
2017
HOXTON HOLIDAYS TEAMS UP WITH OBONJAN FOR THE ULTIMATE SUMMER WEEKENDER

3 -min. read The Hoxton is getting in on the hotel festival trend by launching Hoxton Holidays, ‘the ultimate city to sea adventure’ to Obonjan Festival in Croatia.

22
Mar
2017
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: MARCH 2017

3 -min. read We’re going back in time AND looking to the future all at once with three hotels that prove it’s possible to be classic and contemporary at the same time.

13
Mar
2017
NOBU SHOREDITCH LETS US INSIDE AND THROWS IN IBIZA JUNE OPENING TOO

3 -min. read Nobu Shoreditch releases interior shots, as well as throwing a brand new European opening into the mix with Nobu Hotel Ibiza Bay set to arrive this June.

02
Mar
2017
BEHIND THE CURTAIN WITH MICHAEL ACHENBAUM

8 -min. read We talk neighbourhood levelling-up and the (re)definition of creativity with Michael Achenbaum, the man behind Shoreditch’s forthcoming The Curtain.

22
Feb
2017
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: FEB 2017

3 -min. read For your February fix of hotels fresh to the LE 2017 collective, we’re looking at three high-design darlings making the most of their environments.

07
Feb
2017
THREE ALTERNATIVE HOTEL VALENTINES TO TURN UP THE HEAT THIS V-DAY

3 -min. read The Brits are breaking with their reputation for restraint with three alternative hotel Valentines that prove London is the coolest place to heat things up.

24
Jan
2017
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: JAN 2017

4 -min. read It’s time for January’s edition of Welcome To The Collective, which is all about the just or soon to launch first-timers who’ll be joining us in June.

19
Dec
2016
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: DEC 2016

3 -min. read This month’s first-time sign-ups to the LE collective are standing up for contemporary creativity and coolness in London, NYC and Beijing.

06
Dec
2016
ALL ABOARD THE GOOD HOTEL LONDON FOR PREMIUM HOSPITALITY WITH A CAUSE

7 -min. read We visit the winner of our 2016 REBEL for GREATEST INNOVATION/DISRUPTION, Good Hotel London, as it moves from Amsterdam to London’s docks.

26
Oct
2016
WELCOME TO THE COLLECTIVE: OCT 2016

4 -min. read The latest brand new hotel sign-ups to the LE 2017 collective are three city slickers who are all interpreting their legacy in fresh, intriguing ways.

24
Oct
2016
ANDRÉ BALAZS’ STANDARD HOTELS ARE CROSSING THE POND TO KING’S CROSS

2 -min. read We spy developments aplenty over at André Balazs first transatlantic Standard Hotel in Kings Cross. Could we see an opening by the end of 2017…?

29
Sep
2016
THE BIG LONDON HOTELS UPDATE: MORE HOTELS ARE COMING TO LONDON, ALWAYS. HERE ARE 5 OF OUR FAVES

4 -min. read We could fill pages with London hotels in almost every stage of construction and planning (our list easily has 50+ projects). Here are five of our faves.

02
Aug
2016
HOTEL FRANKLIN WILL MARK THE RETURN OF ANOUSKA HEMPEL

1 -min. read Anouska Hempel, the sultry design visionary, is making another hotel comeback with the Hotel Franklin, opening on August 9.

18
May
2016
ROBERT DENIRO IS TALKING TO YOU, LONDON, ABOUT OPENING A HOTEL THERE

1 -min. read Actor/hotelier Robert DeNiro has announced plans to open an 83-room luxury hotel in Covent Garden to be called The Wellington.

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