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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th May 1953 Born today: Alfred Molina, London, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears)
24th May 1908 John Masefields Tragedy of Nan, premieres in London
24th May 1899 The state apartments at Kensington Palace opened to the public for the first time.
24th May 1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London
24th May 1879 James Walker's original Vauxhall toll bridge was opened up for free by the Prince of Wales.
24th May 1819 Queen Victoria is born at Kensington Palace.
Award Winning Digs
Classy, cool and the best in the world for 'Party People'
Location: 40 Liverpool Street, EC2M 7QN
Description: The trendy 'Andaz Hotel' is located in the heart of London, housed in a beautiful red brick Victorian building dating back to 1884. Once inside, guests are transported to the 21st century, with 267 beautifully appointed guest-rooms designed to create the ultimate hotel experience.
And not only that, the hotel has been named the best in the world for 'Party People'. (May 2009)
With no reception desk and no check-in queue, you are invited to relax in the lounge (lobby) while the check-in comes to you (staff use portable PC's) - offering the highest level of personal and uncomplicated service.
For dining options, there is something to suit all tastes, with five restaurants and five bars within the hotel. Indulge in everything from afternoon tea, to traditional Japanese cuisine, fresh seafood or fine dining in the much reviewed new 1901 restaurant.
All in all it's quite an experience with the survey highlighting its uncomplicated style and prime location.
Lets be honest, being close to the bars and cool of Shoreditch and the West End in spitting distance, this is a worthy winner - BRAVO!