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Landmark Hotel

City London

The Landmark Hotel is a unique combination of Victorian grandeur and the 21st Century. The hotel is located in Marylebone, a short journey to the famous West End and Mayfair. The hotel has two hundred and ninety nine luxurious guestrooms and suites all furnished to a high standard and with modern up-to-date amenities. The stunning central atrium area houses the Winter Garden Restaurant and the newly refurbished Spa with swimming pool and fully equipped gym.

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Hotels in England
Hotels in London range from iconic and traditional London hotels such as Claridge’s and the Landmark to contemporary hotels like One Aldwych, St. Martins and the Sanderson. There are London hotels to suit everyone including over 200 four star hotels and five star hotels in central London alone.



Most visitors to London whether looking for a business hotel or leisure hotel stay in an area boarded by the City of London to the east, Regents Park to the north, Knightsbridge and Bayswater to the west and the Southbank of the River Thames to the south. In this area you will find the majority of premier London shops, restaurants, museums, galleries, major sights and attractions with several London hotels to choose from.



The initial line-up of Cranley rated hotels include several award winning London hotels. In Mayfair, the very centre of the ‘West End’, including such famous landmarks as Oxford Street, Piccadilly, Park Lane, Bond Street and Berkeley Square you will find the Marriott hotel and Millennium hotel (both on Grosvenor Square), the InterContinental hote, Claridges and Dukes Hotel. In the City of London is the Apex Hotel and just across the Thames River close to the regenerated Southbank with its many bars, restaurants and trendy shops is the London Bridge Hotel, also convenient for the City and the Tower of London.



One Aldwych hotel and the Renaissance hotel are both close to Covent Garden, famous the world over for its restaurants, shops, street theatre, the Royal Opera House and many West End theatres. The iconic Landmark Hotel is close to major rail termini such as Marylebone, Paddington, Euston and St. Pancras where from November 2007 the Eurostar trains will operate to and from Paris and Brussels and is just a ten minute walk from the world renowned shopping area of Oxford Street.



To the west is Knightsbridge, home to exclusive shops such as Harrods and Harvey Nicholls with several London hotels to chose from. Close to both is the Berkeley Hotel with its award winning Petrus Restaurant, recently voted the finest restaurant in London for the second year running.



Now that Cranley has established its first hotels in London they will continue to add further London hotels and other major cities in the UK will also be added such as Edinburgh, Manchester and Birmingham as well as hotels around the major airports including Heathrow hotels, Gatwick hotels, Stanstead and Luton hotels.

Background

England is a country on the island of Great Britain which it shares with the countries of Wales and Scotland. Great Britain and Northern Ireland together are known as the United Kingdom (UK). England is bordered to its north by Scotland, to its east by the North Sea, to the south by the English Channel and to the west by Wales.

The English terrain is mostly rugged hills and low mountains to the north and north-west and level to rolling hills in the east and south-east. The capital of England is London, with other major cities including Birmingham, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle. The total population of England is estimated at 50.7 million (Office for National Statistics, 2006) and the major religion is Christianity, although all other religions are freely practised. The UK is a constitutional monarchy that is a representative democracy. Queen Elizabeth II is the head of state, and the Prime Minister Gordon Brown, is the head of government.

England is a diverse and progressive country with a well established culture of social integration and tolerance. England was the dominant industrial and maritime power of the nineteenth century and played a pivotal role in the development of parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith the British Empire stretched over a quarter of the worlds surface but the first half of the twentieth century witnessed England’s strength dramatically reduced by two World Wars. The second half of the century saw the dismantling of the Empire and England regenerating itself into a modern country.

The UK is a leading global trading power and financial centre. Agriculture and primary energy, such as natural gas, coal and oil, are major contributors to the economy, but services such as banking, insurance and business services are the greatest contributors to national GDP. The economy is one of the strongest in Europe enjoying low inflation, interest rates and unemployment.

England offers world class restaurants and hotels, museums and galleries, royal castles and historic venues. Added to this are scenic gardens and countryside. On the cultural front there is a wide range of music, film and theatre on offer. Many major sporting events are held in England such as the Wimbledon Tennis Championship and the London Marathon. Rugby, golf, cricket, horseracing, motor sport and football are all thriving and popular spectator sports.

England’s international time is 00:00 GMT but changes to British Summer Time of 01:00 GMT from the end of March until the end of October each year. England’s international dialling code is +44. Its national internet domain ends in co.uk and mobile telephones are operated on either GSM1800 for T-Mobile and Orange phone networks or GSM900 for O2 and Vodafone phone networks.

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