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Ace Shoreditch

Genre: Hipster Hotel Hood: Shoreditch

Amid much acclaim and media interest the Ace group opened it’s first venture on the other side of the Atlantic in London where the hipster hotel brand finds itself in synergy with the art-grunge environs of Shoreditch. On the menu: roomy rooms, in-house creative workshops, DJ sessions and one of …

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One Leicester St

Genre: Foodie Hood: Chinatown

This small, nattily appointed hotel in the heart of Chinatown is brilliant for Soho escapades and nights at the theatre. Mayfair is but a short stroll away putting you within easy walking distance of numerous highlights – exhibitions at the Royal Academy, window shopping in the Burlington Arcade, and strolling …

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The Hoxton

Genre: Hip Hood: Shoreditch

Cool, Cheap, London, Hotel. Pick any three. Every couple of months we get an email from a  far-flung friend or colleague saying something like: “Can you recommend a cool hotel in London that’s not too expensive?” Having lived in London for a few years, we can say that this is …

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Boundary

Genre: Design Hood: Shoreditch

Conceived by Sir Terrence Conran, the Boundary is a brilliant business hotel given proximity to the City. On your days off you have something more exciting than the West End to explore. There are great little pubs close by like the Owl and Pussycat and the George & Dragon. Voluminous …

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Shoreditch House

Hood: Shoreditch

Shoreditch House is part of the growing SOHO House empire – it is essentially a ‘member’s club’ for London-based media types which offers multi-level indie entertainment (bar, restaurant, cinema etc) including a much loved and photographed rooftop pool and bar. They host a swag of invitation-only media events such as …

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The Zetter Townhouse

Genre: Club Hood: Clerkenwell

The Zetter Townhouse feels less like a hotel and more like a home – or a private club. It’s a combination of the cosy atmosphere, the small scale of the enterprise and the personalized service. If you enjoy it you’ll be loathe to stay anywhere else ever again …

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Town Hall Hotel

Genre: Classic Hood: Bethnal Green

The Town Hall hotel is perfect for Shoreditch-friendly street smart types who are doing business in the East End or frequent visitors who want to soak up some of the community atmos in the area. Highlights include Broadway Market on Saturday, taking the fixed-gear for a zip down the tow-path, …

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