What’s Happening In London In September

This September in London promises to be busy. With university students flocking back to their dorms and study halls. Businesses preparing for the holidays to come and the team at The Bentley continuing to offer some of the best luxury and relaxation in Kensington & London. With a perfect location to see London for the great city it is we like to offer you something special, to make your visit even more enjoyable.

Our Kensington location means you get quick access to the entirety of London and so we want to make sure if you are visiting with us this September you aren’t missing out on the great events happening in the capital city.

Last of the Proms

September 10th marks the last prom performance of 2016. This patriotic event will feature British anthems and a flurry of flag waving. The Last Night of the Proms brings the annual celebration of classical music to a rousing close. BBC will be broadcasting the entire event live, so if can’t get tickets you will still be able to enjoy the full event from the comfort of your room at The Bentley.

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Designing London

Culture can be found throughout London any time of year, however if design and art is what encapsulates your mind and you seek inspiration of composition and style. Don’t just visit London this September; experience all it has to offer in culture between the 17th and 25th 2016. With exhibits across London you will never be far from experiencing something new. Find all the landmark projects here, and even create your own maps with your own exhibit interest on the official site.

Sensational Butterflies

The Natural History Museum also has something interesting on and ever since the 24th of March they have been showcasing their spectacular butterfly collection. Inspire children to take an interest in the world around them and become wise to the true beauty of butterflies.

Take a walk through the wild butterfly garden and try your best to spot as many types as you can from everyday garden breeds to spotlight rare breeds like the Tiger Longwing you could find them all. Only a 4 minute drive away from The Bentley Hotel it’s the ideal place to visit when travelling as a family.

Don’t just visit London this September, experience all it has to offer and stay at The Bentley hotel. Also get more with our sensational suite offer, tailored to provide all of our direct booking guests something a little more luxurious.

Click here for our suite offer.

Whats On In London This August

London this August promises to be a spectacular place. Take your pick from whats on including park pillow fights, carnivals, BBC proms and open air film screenings. There is something for every individual, couple and family here in London this August 2016.

As always we are here to suggest a few key events that should definitely be part of your stay in London this August.

The Royal Family At Buckingham Palace

Now you might not be able to meet the royal family face to face, however you can see one of their residences up close and personal. Buckingham Palace opened its doors to ticket holders on the 23rd of July. Even although this incredible opportunity is running through all the way to the 2nd of October, tickets are selling out fast.

The tour allows you to personal explore the lavishly furnished state rooms, containing some of the greatest treasures and possessions of the royal family.

Items available to be seen include:

  • Paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude
  • Sculpture by Canova and Chantrey
  • Exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain
  • Some of the finest English and French furniture in the world

Even with this tour being available for a limited time every year, each year is special. Every year, the Palace’s summer opening features a special exhibition. This exhibition is always unique and this year it is a celebration of the Queen’s 90th birthday.

Notting Hill Carnival 2016

London’s biggest street party is not just big in London as The Notting Hill Carnival is the largest street festival in Europe and originated in 1964. Music, food and lots of amazing food is exactly what you need this summer in London.

With the perfect scheduling you can fit so much into the August bank holiday weekend. With sightseeing Friday and Saturday and the energetic carnival Sunday and Monday have the greatest experience this August in London.

The Carnival floats and bands set off at 9am on both Sunday and Monday mornings, running roughly until 7pm both days.

If you are thinking about joining London for this fabulous event or want to know more information, click here.

To find out the newest and exclusive offers for our guests at The Bentley, follow this link. Our sensational suite offer is perfect for a luxury stay in London.

 

Enjoy The London Summer With The Bentley

For many in England July is a month of hope. Hope for that perfect sunny day to explore London city without having to constantly take cover to escape the bad weather.

July is the perfect month to visit London. For one it is on average the warmest month of the year and there is so much happening across the city and across the country. In this article we want to share a few events to enjoy if you are visiting London during the month of July.

Don’t forget to check out our latest special offers from The Bentley Hotel here.

Royal Albert Hall

This beautiful and significant hall hosts a vast variety of events with something on most days and with something for everyone. We will be listing a few events that might interest you but there is more to find out about on their events calendar.

Secret History Tour

This exclusive tour will be happening on many days throughout the month, it will provide an insight into the historic happenings of the Hall. Discover the unexpected story of London’s most iconic concert venue. Each tour offers a unique experience and may include opportunities to see artists rehearsing for their evening performance.

The Proms

These spectacular performances happen only once a year and are truly astounding. Many of the proms aren’t selling tickets yet or are available through sites other than the Royal Albert Hall website. However Prom 2 featuring Mussorgsky is offering tickets now, so follow the link below and book your tickets for Prom 2 or other available Proms.

Find tickets here for Prom 2.

The Games Afoot

Become the British detective we all know and love, Sherlock Holmes. The Game’s Afoot, an immersive detective experience where 40 people in a room are tasked with solving two unique cases. Uncover clues, use the power of deduction, interview suspect and solve the mystery.

This ingenious adventure can be found at the Madame Tussauds, a wax figurine exhibition known around the world. Using traditional practices artists sculpt lifelike models of celebrities, historical figures and famous characters.

Find out more about this experience here.

There is a vast variety of activities you can enjoy this july in London, however make the most of your visit and treat yourself to a little bit of luxury this summer by staying at The Bentley. Find our latest summer offers here.

London Parks In The Summer

London’s parks are truly magical and they really come alive in the summer time. The warm rays of sunshine bathe the grassy spaces and trees in golden light and the sounds of summer waft over on the gentle breeze. The location of The Bentley mean you can either head north to the various Royal Parks or South across the River Thames to Battersea Park.

The Bentley Near London parks

What To Do This Summer In Hyde Park

One of the largest London Parks, Hyde Park spoils for choice. Explore Kensington Palace and Gardens and The Serpentine on foot or hire a bike and cruise up and down the lanes that crisscross the park. Find the perfect spot in the park to soak up the summer sun and enjoy a traditional British picnic under the grand towering trees.

What To Do This Summer In Battersea Park

Battersea Park enjoys a northern border along the River Thames with grand views of the north bank from the one-kilometre long riverside promenade. Battersea Park offers a number sporting facilities and miles of roads and paths for a run through nature. The Children’s Zoo is a great outing for the family with a chance to see animals from home and abroad.

A great way to see the park and fun for the family is by hiring a recumbent bike from London Recumbents. Sort of a cross between a bicycle and a go-kart the kids will love exploring the park this way. Hire your from London Recumbents located by the The Children’s Zoo on the North Carriage Drive.

We are really looking forward to welcoming you at The Bentley this summer. Check availability now and speak to our concierge about enjoying London’s parks in the summer.

Father’s Day 2015 Gift Ideas

What better way to show your appreciation for the world’s best dad with a stay at the The Bentley, a sumptuous afternoon tea or lunch at our brasserie Peridot or a pampering treatment at Le Kalon Spa? The Bentley has put together some unforgettable Father’s Day gift ideas at our luxury Kensington hotel.

The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift: A Stay At The Bentley

Give your dad the ultimate gift this Father’s Day at The Bentley Hotel Kensington! Widely acclaimed as one of the grandest hotels in London, the Bentley hotel puts you in the heart of the city’s Kensington district with world-famous attractions only moments away.

To make a booking contact the team at:

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7244 5555
Email: info@thebentley-hotel.com

FATHER’S DAY GIFT SPA SPECIALS:

JUST FOR DAD!

Deeply nourishing and intensely cleansing ritual which rejuvenates, releases toxins and stimulates circulation. Beginning with a Black soap cleanse whilst in the Hammam, before a vigorous full body traditional exfoliation with a Kessa Mitt and a fragranced mineral salt scrub. Then, the signature blend of melted Shea butter and your chosen fragranced body oil is drizzled across the body for a deep-relaxation massage sending you into a dream-like world.
90 min – £140

GENTLEMAN’S ESCAPE

Using La Sultane’s rich, signature blend of warm oil and melted Shea butter, the warm mixture is gently drizzled over the entire body and an intensive muscle melting massage is performed using deep massage moves and flowing techniques to offer deep relaxation and relieve tension leaving your muscles soothed and mind and body relaxed.
60 min – £90

EXPRESS DAD

This is a wonderful back treatment to thoroughly cleanse and exfoliate the back. Black soap with Eucalyptus is used for a traditional, deep-cleanse exfoliation – packed with vitamins to nourish the skin whilst the antiseptic property of the Eucalyptus clears the pores. Finishing with a tension-relieving massage to soothe the muscles.
30 min – £50

To book, contact our Senior Spa Therapist on
t: 020 7244 5371 or email spa@thebentley-hotel.com
or
Reception on t: 020 7244 5555

Le Kalon Spa gift vouchers are also available on request.

FATHER’S DAY DINING & AFTERNOON TEA SPECIALS AT PERIDOT
Sunday 21 June ’15

Lunch

What do you get a father with a kid as great as you? Peridot Restaurant at The Bentley London Hotel has prepared a special treat for Father’s Day. Another way of putting smile on your Dad’s face.
Price: £35.00 per person

Champagne Afternoon Tea

Enjoy a lovely afternoon tea during Father’s Day. Take the kids out for a treat of afternoon tea at The Bentley London, a lovely way of getting the family together! Indulge in a delicious spread of sandwiches and pastries, sipping tea or hot chocolate and Champagne for the adults.
Price: £35.00 per Adult – £15.00 per Child

Book your Father’s Day afternoon tea or lunch on 0207 244 5555