The Gore, Kensington: country-house style and the glamour of Judy Garland | Rooms from £179

Step into the five-star Gore Hotel, a two-minute walk from the Royal Albert Hall, and you will think you are in the private country home of an aristocratic family, eccentricities and all. This is no ‘corporate’ hotel—far from it. It breathes warmth and character from every wood panel, every doorknob and every slightly risqué picture […]

Grange Strathmore, the Queen Mother’s former family residence in South Kensington | Rooms from £99 for two including free English breakfast and free upgrade

The former London residence of the Earl of Strathmore, father of the late Queen Mother, the Grange Strathmore is a beautifully restored London townhouse situated on the delightful wide avenue of Queensgate, only minutes from Kensington Gardens and the Royal Albert Hall. It has a unique blend of Victorian grandeur and grand family comfort, maintaining […]