More Budget Luxury Hotels

Qbic hotel

Affordable chic is how Qbic hotel describes themselves. This means that the rates start from 59£ per night. It is located in a creative ‘hipster’ neighbourhood in East London. The idea sounds very similar to Ace hotel which opened just a few months ago. However the interiors style (by Blacksheep) is a lot more quirky and fun compared to industrial feel of the Ace. Continue reading

Slow-Life Russian Cafe

Ziferblat cafe

Ziferblat Russian cafe. The entrance is not obvious, you need to buzz to get in and go to upstairs like going into an apartment. Feeling like entering a home; instantly intimate.

Ziferblat is a completely new Russian cafe concept, where you pay only by time used in a cafe. The rate is 3p a minute. The idea is to give people as much time they want to hang in a cafe without feeling a pressure to leave. Seems it is an instant hit in London. Continue reading

Hotel Design for Gen Y

Sleep event conferenceWhat kind of hotels do the Generation Y want? That was the big question at the Sleep event conference last week. The key word designing hotels today is lifestyle, that puts the consumer as the starting point (instead of the building) according to industry expert Rob Wageman, Founder & Creative Director of leading design agency Concrete. They are best known for the trendy interiors of both CitizenM and W hotel London.
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Edition Hotel London Opens

Edition hotel London

Restaurant Berner’s Tavern is run by the famous chef and restaurateur Jason Atherton offering British food. It has managed to get five star ratings.

What makes Edition Hotel London such a hot topic is the man behind it – hotelier Ian Schrager. Originally the founder of Studio 54, he created the first boutique hotels according to many experts. This is his first hotel in London since 15 years after the iconic Sanderson and St Martins Lane Hotels.

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