Britain’s most expensive garage

The most expensive garage space, a six meter double garage located in the prestigious Knightsbridge neighborhood of London, is priced at £525,000.

Hotel prices could triple during Olympic Games

Hotel prices in London could triple this summer during the Olympic Games, as thousands of competitors, officials and spectators flood the city during the event. The average cost of a London hotel room during the games will be £213 (€256) a night, 102 percent up on the same period the year before, found.

Kempinski Stafford London offers £100,000 package

The Stafford hotel London by Kempinski has launched a decadent £100,000 Anniversary Package to celebrate 100 years of luxury service. A person, who buys this package, will enjoy three nights at the Stafford’s Penthouse of The Stafford Mews or Guv’nor’s Suite. This guest can choose in-room dining during the stay, or enjoy meals in the … Continued

Absolut London By Gorillaz Artist Jamie Hewlett

Absolut vodka has launched a limited edition bottle called London in collaboration with one of the UK’s leading graphic artists, Gorillaz’ Jamie Hewlett. Set against a London backdrop, the bottle introduces key characters from the past who have influenced and shaped London’s present fashion scene. The seven characters encapsulate the city’s diverse heritage, spanning the … Continued

Gold Silk Cape Spun By Spiders

An astonishing golden outfit made from the silk of spiders has gone on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. It took more than four years to make the four-metre-long hand-woven textile from the silk of 1.2million female golden orb spiders, native to Madagascar. It was made by Englishman Simon Peers and American Nicholas Godley, both … Continued

MINI Baker Street and Bayswater

British-born automotive brand Mini has unveiled two London-themed special edition models to celebrate the London 2012 Olympic Games. The MINI Baker Street and MINI Bayswater will hit showrooms around the world in spring this year, with distinctive designs which play on London areas for a brand still renowned for its historically British styling. Both feature … Continued

Fairmont Teams with Abbey Road Studios

Luxury hotel chain Fairmont has partnered with Abbey Road Studios, the iconic recording studio made famous by the Beatles. Guests at the hotel chain will be offered exclusive experiences at Abbey Road, which famously featured on the front of the 1969 Beatles album of the same name. They will be able to enjoy ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ experiences … Continued

Bulgari Hotel London to Open in April

Bulgari Hotel is scheduled to open in London in April in the exclusive district of Knightsbridge, just in time for the Summer Olympics and the Queen’s Jubilee events. Bulgari Hotel is managed by Bvlgari Hotels and Resorts, a joint venture between Italian jeweller Bvlgari (owned since last year by LVMH) and Marriott International. Bulgari Hotels and Resorts already operates properties in Milan and … Continued

London Boat Show to wow with luxury

Visitors to next month’s London Boat Show are set to step into a new world of luxury, with organizers opting to showcase products and services for big-money buyers alongside the boats, even as the global economy continues to shake. The show will be complemented by a new Luxury Lifestyle & Supercar Showcase aimed at capitalizing … Continued

London’s Dukes hotel introducing ‘women only’ rooms

A London hotel has become the latest to roll out a suite of amenities for women, despite a ruling that declared a similar scheme in Copenhagen as illegal under discrimination laws. The Dukes Hotel in London will assign some of its rooms ‘Duchess Rooms’, loading them with treats to tempt single female travelers or groups … Continued

First European Mondrian Hotel to Open in London

Contemporary hotel chain Mondrian is to open its first property in Europe in London, the company has confirmed. The luxury Mondrian London is to be located inside the iconic Sea Containers house, a huge building located on the South Bank of the River Thames. Morgan’s Hotel Group will open the 360-room Mondrian London in early … Continued

Queen to rent out palace during London Olympics

Queen Elizabeth II has given her approval to rent out state apartments at St. James’s Palace as party venues during the 2012 London Olympics. Companies with long-standing ties to the royal family that hold royal warrants can now have a chance to throw a bash in the royal palace. The palace is in a prime … Continued