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Boutique Hotels

As the location for the world’s first boutique hotel, Blake’s, it’s not a great surprise that the UK & Ireland today have some of the world’s finest boutique properties. From quaint country retreats to chic and contemporary city pied-a-terres, the British Isles has an unrivalled collection.


Blakes, London

Discreetly tucked-away behind its chic black Victorian townhouse exterior near South Kensington, Blakes, which can boast being the world's first boutique hotel, is a true hidden gem. Opened in 1978...


The Soho Hotel, London

One of the trendiest hotels in central London, The Soho Hotel manages to combine the best features of a luxury hotel with all the best characteristics of home. Its location...