What a Pearl

This blog is not about endorsing hotels in London, but those of you who follow my Instagram account will know I have a great fondness for the Rosewood in Holborn.

It’s a place I may meet clients, and if I have a few minutes to spare when I am in the area I will usually look in.

The building used to the Pearl Insurance company and is built on a grand scale, but there are plenty of hotels in impressive premises in London, so what is it about the Rosewood that, to me, makes it special?

Well first of all, the staff. Everyone who works there seems to love the place, to enjoy their work and want to make every guest or passing visitor welcome.

Then there’s the art. All about the place there are interesting and arresting pieces to look at.

Currently there are some astoundingly beautiful sculptures of horses made from driftwood by Heather Jansch.

You’ll need to be quick as they’ll go at the end of this month.

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Wimbledon Days

Nadal knocked out, Venus Williams too. My what a Wimbledon it has been so far.
For some, the experience is more serene.
This hotel in Holborn for instance.
The manager of the Rosewood seems to be a bit of a tennis fan.

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