5 Different Hotels to Visit if You Don’t Want to Travel Abroad
England has always been the land of interesting history, beautiful gardens, and breathtaking architecture. With its towns and urban cities that are straight from the storybooks, it is a must-visit once in a lifetime.
If you are going on a staycation or just bored at home, here is our list of favourite cools, quirky and unique hotels you can stay in England (during the pandemic).
Two hotels in the interiors of England you can choose from:
1. Ibis Styles, London (for the more edgy type of person)
If you are looking for something warm, modern and comfortable the Ibis Styles situated at Gloucester is a perfect combination of everything you need for an enjoyable stay. The hotel offers a charming, contemporary design with quirky touches throughout.
They also offer garden rooms which feature a private terrace, so you can enjoy a cup of freshly brewed coffee in bliss.
Located among the Victorian buildings in Kingston, the Ibis Styles gives you easy access to London’s iconic attractions, including the Science, Victoria & Albert, and Natural History museums, as well as Earl’s Court. Its also offers an elegant view of the Royal Albert Hall, stroll through Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park.
The Service-minded staff ensures you have an enjoyable experience and guide you to access all the amenities at the Ibis Styles. The hotel also houses bright, airy bedrooms with a luxurious private bathroom with free toiletries.
All rooms have a flat-screen plasma TV, a work desk and air conditioning. The lobby bar offers a range of light snacks and beverages with comfortable lounge seating. The dining room is very spacious and serves Continental breakfasts daily.
2. The Ned, London (for the more luxurious one)
Set in the former Midland Bank building in the City of London, just steps from Bank Station is The Ned.
If you are someone who enjoys self-pampering or scenic and luxurious views, The Ned London is just the right choice for you.
This Grade 1 listed building has over 250 bedrooms, eight restaurants and a range of men’s and women’s grooming services.
It houses some of the most beautiful vintage pieces, richly patterned furnishings, and rainforest showers and much more. It has preserved its original features like the malachite pillars, polished walnut walls, crystal chandeliers and old banking counters reinvented as room dividers. Thus, making every bit of the experience at The Ned worth the money.
The hotel also hosts eight restaurants which serve a wide range of cuisines, from British to Northern Italian, North American to Asian with a dedicated reception area. For some self-pampering, they also have an inhouse swimming pool, hammam, sauna and steam room.
If you’re planning for a vacation towards the exteriors of England, here are a few choices you can choose from:
3. Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa, Cotswolds
Set across 12-acre grounds, the Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa is a dream country house hotel with 26 distinctly different areas. Perfect for a family vacation or a countryside weekend getaway. With cutting-edge spa and magnificent gardens, it also houses fabulous fine dining and appealing British comfort cuisine.
They also have a space dedicated for your furry pet babies, making it an experience of home away from home.
Equipped with all the basic and extended set of amenities from Cleaning services, Business facilities to wellness facilities, entertainment, and family services etc.
The Whatley Manor Hotel and Spa is an Effortlessly elegant and prestigious, a masterclass in refined hospitality.
They also have an inbuilt spa called The Aquaria’s Spa, a beautiful honey stone building designed to relax and restore mind and body and to reset and recharge.
4. Another Place Hotel, Lake District
Another Place is a new, evolving hotel chain from the team behind Watergate Bay Hotel. Minutes away from Ullswater, Another Place has beautiful views both across, up and down the valley. Set across 18 acres of Lake District National Park, it also houses a private lakeshore and views over Ullswater and the falls.
The hotel is all about getting outdoors, using the landscape, trying something new, discovering and exploring. There is a range of activities like open-water swimming, sailing, stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, cycling, walking and skiing that allow you to explore this stunning location. Coming back to the inside of the hotel, it is more relaxed and chill time with over 40 bedrooms, Swim Club, a spa, a library and two restaurants.
The hotel makes space for their own kitchen garden and the hotel chefs making the most out of the naturally grown produce. They also offer casual all-day eating in the large Living Space or bistro-style (adults-only) evening dining in The Ramps beck Restaurant.
5. Watergate Bay Hotel, Cornwall
If you are thinking of an outdoor beach vacation, this is it! Yes! the Watergate Bay Hotel is the modern beach holiday getaway you should be making plans for. This family-run business for over 50 years is a perfect balance between surfing on the waves or laying low in the swimming pool or just tasting good food.
Watergate Bay is a 15-minute drive or a 45-minute walk from Newquay. This beach is a large, open bay very popular among families and surfers. It has achieved the highest standard for UK bathing water.
The hotel has suites ranging from standard house doubles to sea-view-suites. The family suites are carefully planned with Kids’ Zone activities and dinner reservations are dog-friendly areas.
Many exciting places to have food, you could dine at the sea level in The Beach Hut or enjoy some seasonal produce at Zacy’s restaurant. They also have The Living space that has an exciting selection of drinks to choose from.
Watergate Bay Hotel is all about the balance of life: being present among all the elements, eating, drinking well and having an amazing time.
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