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About One Aldwych hotel in London

Please find a selection of our press articles and reviews below:

Domestic Sluttery - April 2014
The home and lifestyle blog enjoys an overnight stay, a Film & Fizz evening and a delicious dinner. 
Read the full review here.

Red Online - March 2014
Amy Everett visits the Health Club for an exclusive Natura Bissé treatment and enjoys a Signature Citrus Experience.
Read the full post here

The Handbook Blog - February 2014
The Handbook share the exciting news of our latest floral installation inspired by the Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! exhibition. Taking inspiration from rich notes of the designers favorite perfume, Fracas.
Read the full post here.

LondONtheinside.com - February 2014
LondONtheinside share their Film & Fizz experience and joined us for the new season of Film & Fizz.
Read the full review here.

Lady Magazine - February 2014
Lady magazine review Live at One, where Gillian Spickernell enjoyed dinner and a live streaming of Giselle in our luxury screening room.
Read the full review here.

ELLE UK - February 2014
ELLEUK.com preview the newest season of Film & Fizz at One Aldwych who believe 'it's the perfect evening out'.
Read here.

Red Online - January 2014
Red Online share their experience of the new season of Film & Fizz.
Read here.

Stylist Magazine - December 2013
One Aldwych has been included in a round-up of top eco hotels on Stylist.co.uk
Read here.

Lady Magazine - December 2013
Lady magazine, England's longest running weekly magazine visited The Health Club at One Aldwych.
Read the review.

Forbes - November 2013
Forbes online cover the Live at One event being hosted at One Aldwych this season.
Read their article.

Red Online - October 2013
Red Magazine share their top 5 Festive Afternoon Teas in London.

The Culture Trip - October 2013
The acclaimed Culture Trip recommend our 'Live at One' events, our unique live screening evenings with partnership wtih The Royal Opera House.

The Cocktail Lover - October 2013
Tiago Mira, winner of the acclaimed Galvin Cup, discusses creativity and the cocktail scene at One Aldwych.
Read entry here.

The Handbook - September 2013
"This is not just any film night!"
Click here to read The Handbook's blog entry about One Aldwych's Film & Fizz events.

Harper's Bazaar - September 2013
Harper's Bazaar recommends Film & Fizz as a weekend treat.
Read their article.

Frette - August 2013
One Aldwych is named Hotel of the Month by the luxury linen company Frette.
Click here to find out why and to read an interview with the hotel's General Manager, Kostas Sfaltos.

Examiner.com - July 2013
"After an absolutely perfect stay at One Aldwych (and I don't say that lightly) where my every creature comfort was met and often surpassed, I wholeheartedly suggest you save yourself from tedious hotel research and simply go online immediately and book a room, any room."
Read the full review.

EP Business in Hospitality, EP Weekend People - July 2013
Newly appointed general manager of One Aldwych, Kostas Sfaltos, discusses his journey in the industry including an interruption to undertake (unexpected) military service in his homeland, Greece.
To read the interview, click here.

Fashionista Barbie - July 2013
Beautiful photos and a fabulous review of our Charlie & the Chocolate Factory inspired afternoon tea.
Take a look at this fashion journalist's review.


Fashion Foie Gras - July 2013
Fashion Foie Gras steps into our pure oxygen bubble where she was treated to the most luxurious facial.
To read her blog post, click here.

Teatime in Wonderland - July 2013
Chocoralie reviews our Oxygen Facial which she experienced in our Bubble Pure Air - "You have no idea what a difference it will make your day. Week. Month!"
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All About You - July 2013
Adrienne Wyper experiences an Oxygen Facial in our Natura Bissé Bubble Pure Air. Read her review.

The Handbook - July 2013
The Handbook reviews our playful afternoon tea. Read the article.

Junior - July 2013
In their summary of the best afternoon teas in London, Junior magazine says ours is "all elegantly subtle references to the original Roald Dahl characters". Find out more...

Harper's Bazaar - June 2013
Lucy Halfhead from Harper's Bazaar reviews the Health Club's new treatment list 
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Style Nest - June 2013
Find out why Style Nest are championing One Aldwych as the place to stay in London this summer. Read their review.

Tcakes - June 2013
"It is a feast for the senses, taste buds and a visionary masterpiece." Read this food bloggers full review.

Katie Chutzpah - June 2013
The fashion and beauty blogger experiences an Oxygen Facial in our pop-up Bubble Pure Air emerging with "scrupulously clean skin and a highly relaxed body." Read her full review.

NeverUnderDressed.com - June 2013
"Imagine having a facial inside an oxygen tank. Well this is it". Find out more...

London Unattached - June 2013
"I should by now know that One Aldwych afternoon teas are superb, imaginative and elegant." Read Fiona Maclean's review of our elegant Charlie-inspired afternoon tea.

Instyle - June 2013
"Afternoon tea does not have to be a mother/daughter affair - we think dads will love this..." Read the full article.

Lela London - June 2013
See Lela London's wonderful photos of our Charlie inspired afternoon tea and read about our 'obsession-forming blueberry brioche'. It is 'the kind of gluttony even Veruca Salt would appreciate'. Read the full review.

About.com - June 2013
"The vanilla cheesecake filled chocolate egg was brushed gold underneath and was a hit with my daughter... and the mini bottles of chocolate caramel milk with stripy straws looked perfect." Read the full review.

Teatime in Wonderland - June 2013
"Chocolate financiers with a melting, to-die-for heart, shaped as a cacao bean, brushed with edible gold", just one of the reasons why Chocoralie describes our Charlie & The Chocolate Factory afternoon tea the "most festive, surprising, original afternoon teas in London at the moment". Read the full review.

Glam - April 2013
Charlotte Jones gives us her take on Axis at One Aldwych's spring menu. Her verdict: "The precision and beauty of each dish certainly gives that wow factor", "All of the textures and flavours danced over my tongue". Read the full review.

The London Foodie - April 2013
Click here to read The Perfect Staycation - A Weekend of Martinis, Movies and Food at One Aldwych.

Asiana Magazine - March 2013
"One minute it's like you're diving with dolphins, the next, paddling past with turtles". Read Asiana Magazine's glowing review of our Health Club.

The Hunger - March 2013
"Last but not least (in fact, so good a tier that we re-ordered another) were the savouries". Find out more about our three-tiered tea.

Suitcase - March 2013
"The Afternoon Tea was truly exciting thanks to their inventive use of unusual savoury floral flavourings, such as Wild Garlic Flower, which added a nice diversity to the treats." Read Suitcase's delightful review.

Good Housekeeping - March 2013
"Kick off your afternoon tea with a floral Martini, we loved the Rose Petal with gin and the Cantonese Flowers with rum". Read Good Housekeeping's review of our tea with a floral twist.

Urban Junkies - February 2013
"Saturday mornings don't come much better than this." Read about Molly Gunn's Beauty & The Brunch experience.

Fashion Bite - February 2013
Online lifestyle publication Fashion Bite has named the Lobby Bar at One Aldwych one of its Top 5 London Fashion Week bars. Find out why the Lobby Bar is a hot hangout for fashionistas.

Scotsman.com - February 2013
After experiencing One Aldwych, David Findlay from the Edinburgh Evening News said, "When I next come to stay in London, it will most certainly be the One (and only) Aldwych". Read more about his stay.

Running in Heels - January 2013
"Fashionistas rejoice: if you worship at the altar of Valentino then you are about to be utterly blessed..." Running in Heels reviews our very crave-worthy Very Valentino package. Read the full article.

FashionBite - January 2013
For a fabulous Valentine's Day treat, Emily at FashionBite suggests our Valentino afternoon tea or overnight package. See her blog entry.

Everett Potter - December 2012
'No place makes me feel as privileged and well cared for as One Aldwych'. The contributors to Everett Potter's Travel Report name One Aldwych as one of their 20 most memorable places to stay in 2012.
Click here to read the full article.

40 Before 30 - December 2012
Impeccable and personal service, great in-room gadgets, a 'Boss Breakfast', fancy touches like serene music played in the pool and a location on the corner of London's Covent Garden, to find out why One Aldwych ticks all the right boxes for Jayne and her boyfriend click here.

Departures - December 2012
With 'warming cocktails brandishing evocative names' and a tea stand which 'overflows with everything nice' all served under 'the glowing boughs of a 25 foot Christmas tree', it is no surprise that Departures named One Aldwych as one of the best places for festive afternoon tea in London. 
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Time Out London
One Aldwych Christmas tree is one of Time Out's favourite alternative trees in London this year.
Click here to read the article.

Ooh La London - December 2012
'Mind blown!' - Rebecca Haywood is treated by her boyfriend to a relaxing birthday break.
Click here to read her blog post.

Tatler - October 2012
Matt smith, David Tenant and Billie Piper enjoyed Our Boys before joining Arthur Darvill and the rest of the cast for an after-party at Axis at One Aldwych. See Tatler's photos from the night.

London Hotels Insight - September 2012
One Aldwych is featured in this online guide's round up of London's best boutique hotels. Read more...

Domestic Sluttery - September 2012
Find out why Martini Movies is the team at Domestic Sluttery's kind of cinema night by reading their blog entry .

My Chic City - September 2012
"For the ultimate chic cinema experience, head to One Aldwych." Read Natasha Colyer's review of our Martini Movies nights.

Fashion Bite - September 2012
One Aldwych became a hub for bloggers during London Fashion Week. See how Handpicked Media experienced some welcome relief in between running to and from the shows by clicking here.

London Hotel Insight - September 2012
There is lots of excitement surrounding the launch of Lounge at One, our new private guest lounge.
Read why this blogger is adding it to their list of London hotels for bookworms.

Net-a-Porter Fashion Fix - September 2012
Catherine Kallon of the Red Carpet Fashion Awards has named One Aldwych as 'the place to people watch'.
See Catherine's 'Postcard From London'.

Luxury Travel Magazine - September 2012
This leading online magazine for discerning travelers reports on our new guest lounge, Lounge at One.
Click here to read the news feature.

Teatime in Wonderland - September 2012
Chocoralie has taken some brilliant photos of our unique installation by milliner Noel Stewart and our florist Mark Siredzuk which is on display during London Fashion Week.
See them for yourself by taking a look at "One Aldwych Celebrates Fashion Week".

Hotel & Caterer - July 2012
Rain or shine, Doorman Lee Janeway will be protecting Wenlock, the official Olympic mascot. The statue is just one of 82 Olympic and Paralympic mascots on six new discovery trails around London.
Click here to see the photo.

You and Your Wedding - July 2012
"City slicker hens, gather your best girls, there's a pre-wedding party that's just your cup of tea".
Read "Sophisticated hen do? It's a piece of cake!"

Not Just Another Milla - July 2012
Ms Milla Msa reports on our Modern British Afternoon Tea on her London-Paris lifestyle blog.
To read her review, click here.

The Arbuturian - May 2012
"I will always remember One Aldwych because they made us feel special. And if that's not the aim of a luxury hotel, then I don't know what is."
Click here to read why Ash Lipkin wants to move his office to 'a room with three views' at One Aldwych

The Bespoke Blog - February 2012
"A magnificent hotel, fantastic food, superb staff - just excellence and class all round."
To read Llewellyn and Charlotte's review of their decadent dining experience at Axis at One Aldwych, click here.

The Bespoke Blog - February 2012
"Classy, cool, refined, cultured, but above all else, welcoming - get yourself down there sharpish for a cocktail or two."
Read All For One @ One Aldwych's Lobby Bar

Handpicked Media - February 2012
Find out what happened when Handpicked's bloggers came to our Dome Suite to relax and was London Fashion Week.
Click here to see the pictures and read more

Fashion Fois Gras - February 2012
One of our favourite bloggers reports on how she spent her breaks between London Fashion Week shows watching Glee, having massages and experimenting with spring collections in our special bloggers suite.
Click here to read the blog

AlexLoves.com - February 2012
Find out about Alex's time at One Aldwych, read her review of our Moët Movies on the Menu evenings and see photos of her hi-jinks in the snow!
Read the full blog entry here

Fashion Foie Gras: One Night at One Aldwych - January 2012
One Aldwych is recommended as the place to stay for London Fashion Week.
Click here to discover how this fashion goose spent 24 hours with us

Tea Time in Wonderland - January 2012
'No stress, complete relaxation'. Cocoralie reviews her weekend break at One Aldwych with her 1 and 6 year old.
Read why 'parents can finally relax' when staying away from home

Mademoiselle Robot - December 2011
To celebrate her birthday, influential fashion blogger Mademoiselle Robot enjoyed a staycation at One Aldwych.
Click here to read her blog entry

Tea Time in Wonderland - November 2011
Chocoralie has written a ode to The Mist cocktail created by the Lobby Bar.
Read A Warming Touch At One Aldwych

Bitch Buzz - November 2011
"If you're looking for a luxurious place to stay in London for a special occasion, anniversary, or just because you can - One Aldwych is your perfect choice."
Click here to read Cate Sevilla's review

Marian Kihogo - November 2011
Marian names One Aldwych as the 'object of her affection'.
To read a review of her time at One Aldwych, please click here.

Details - November 2011
The Health Club has been named as one of the 'World's Sexiest Hotel Gyms'.
To see the article, click here

Tea Time in Wonderland - October 2011
This review of our Modern British Afternoon Tea urges readers to make a special detour to the Lobby Bar to try the colourful Battenberg cake.
C lick here to read the full review

Travelettes - October 2011
Champagne afternoon tea, shopping, spa treatments and more... Luise Müller-Hofstede reviews her stay at One Aldwych.
Read the full story

Vanity Fair Italy - October 2011
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The Purple Passport - October 2011
"Oh, One Aldwych, don't go changing…you couldn't please me more." Find out why in this review...
Click here to read the full review and click here to read an overview of One Aldwych.

Classic Cocktails Three Ways In London, The Huffington Post - October 2011
Karen Loftus reviews the Lobby Bar's "wildly inspired creative cocktails".
Click here to see the full review

Miggy Likes The Internet - September 2011
Fashion blogger Miggy reflects on her stay during London Fashion Week.
Click here to see the full review

TheDrinkShop.com - September 2011
Our Lobby Bar Manger, Luis Simoes, is Mixologist of the Month.
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The Travel Magazine - August 2011
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Best Hotel Pools in London, HotelClub Travel Blog - July 2011
"Our fave hotel pool in London comes courtesy of the One Aldwych in Covent Garden. The chlorine-free, mineral lap pool is a coup of modern design, with underwater music, ambient light, adjacent rain showers, sauna and steam rooms. Spiffy and atmospheric."

Our Man On The Ground - May 2011
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The Australian Wish - March 2011
"It's rare in London to get a hotel room with a view but at One Aldwych the room WISH stayed in had a striking view right down Waterloo Bridge. The rooms are light and spacious and, for what it's worth, of the n hotels we tried in London, we had the best night's sleep at One Aldwych."

L'Express - November 2010
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USA Today - October 2010
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Business Traveller - July 2010
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Country & Town House - May 2010
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