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London Hotel News: New Tune Hotel, A Giant Gingerbread House and New Build at Heathrow

This week, news of the first new hotel opening of 2012; a new Heathrow Airport hotel; and festive fun at London hotels…

New Hotel Openings in London

Visiting London on a budget? You’ll be pleased to hear that Tune Hotels is opening a second London property next year. The budget airline-style pricing has already proved popular at the Westminster property, where you pay for the room only and are charged for any extras, including towels, toiletries and breakfast. The new Tune Hotel in Liverpool Street is due to open on 4 January.

Another new hotel on the horizon, this time, near Heathrow Airport. Planning permission has been granted for a 583-bedroom, six-storey hotel opposite Hatton Cross station. The new-build is expected take around 18 months to complete.

Christmas Hotel Cheer!

London’s ho-ho-hotels are getting into the festive spirit. Here’s a few of our favourites:

  • Giant gingerbread house at The Langham: You can look but don’t touch The Langham’s giant gingerbread house, on display at the entrance to Palm Court – best viewed while enjoying the hotel’s Wonderland Afternoon Tea
  • Christmas carols at The May Fair: Head to The May Fair tonight for soulful performances by Hot Butter Soul Collective with 20 minute sets between 5pm and 7.40pm
  • Festive films at W London: The W London is screening Christmas classics throughout December. Book a lunch or afternoon tea there to claim your tickets