On the travel to-do list: Great Northern Hotel, London

Ideally situated right beside King’s Cross and St Pancras, Great Northern Hotel is a London hotel perfect for luxurious city stopovers.

Boasting beautiful architecture and divine décor details, the Great Northern Hotel is a breath-taking boutique hotel. The 91 bedrooms feature stunning touches such as Farrow & Ball walls, Lefroy Brooks bathroom suites and intricate furnishings.

Chic and stylish; the Cubitt rooms in particular are an ode to the hotel’s master builder, Lewis Cubitt. Personal touches such as these are found throughout the Great Northern.

Sweeping ceilings and sash windows ensure elegance, with all rooms also including timeless Egyptian cotton bedlinen, a Nespresso machine and in-room entertainment packages. The essentials don’t stop there, and every floor also comprises its own pantry for guests to explore at no extra charge. You’ll find freshly baked cakes, tea, coffee, newspapers and magazines to boot.

There’s  currently an extra delight which will tempt you into a stay- the Girl’s Night In Package. Girly weekend on the horizon? Look no further.

A Girl’s Night In with Desmond & Dempsey is the ultimate in friendship fun. The package includes a one night’s stay in a Cubitt room alongside an exquisite pair of Desmond & Dempsey pyjamas. This indulgent 100% cotton sleepwear range feature pyjamas with amazing patterns and super-stylish detail, as well as offering the option of free monogramming. Trust me, they are absolutely incredible- the most gorgeous jammies in town.

You can also sip two signature cocktails each, specifically created by the Great Northern Hotel Bar for guests to devour in their rooms. Sweet and savoury treats accompany the cocktails, as well as the latest movie releases to watch and that all important access to the pantry on your floor. Girly heaven at its finest.

Following a sumptuous night’s sleep, the next morning yourself and guest will head over to hipster hangout Plum & Spilt Milk for champagne brunch. Dishes span across light plates, larger main meals, a bottle of Billecart-Salmon Champagne and coffee to end your beautiful brunch experience.

If during your stay, you feel a sweet tooth urge, over the summer months the hotel have had it covered with their scrummy Ruby Violet ice cream service. Local King’s Cross ice cream experts Ruby Violet specialise in an array of totally tantalising flavours.

These include: salted caramel and almond nut brittle, violet chocolate chip and elderflower and prosecco sorbet.

Later in the day you may fancy pottering down to the hotel’s Kiosk foodie destination, finding the best hot roast meat sandwiches around. Made using artisan breads, you will leave the Great Northern Hotel with a content rested soul and happy memories of fantastic food.

We’ve got GNH earmarked for a very special weekend soon.

Stays at the Great Northern Hotel start from £189 per room per night during low season and from £249 during high season. www.gnhlondon.com

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