This December, the Great Northern Hotel and Westfield Stratford City have created an exclusive Shop & Unwind package, available from 27th December until 31st January 2015.
Offering unrivalled value, the promotion (priced from £140 per room) includes an overnight stay in the Great Northern Hotel complete with an a la carte breakfast and early check in; allowing guests to arrive in the morning, leave their luggage and go shopping. It also includes open return train tickets to Stratford International (just a 6 minute journey from St Pancras International), and a Westfield Stratford City VIP discount card offering up to 20% off in selected retailers such as Burberry and Michael Kors. Upon return to the hotel, guests will be welcomed back with a glass of Billecart-Salmon Champagne in the stunning GNH Bar and invite to dine in the hotel’s highly acclaimed restaurant Plum + Spilt Milk with a 10% discount.
The Great Northern Hotel is one of London's finest luxury boutique hotels, with an extraordinary location, situated literally within the new Western Concourse of King's Cross and just 25 metres from the Eurostar terminus at St Pancras International. A guest’s choice of room is likely to be dictated by their mood, as each have King or Queen sized beds, en suite bathrooms or shower rooms and are specified to the highest standards. The Cubitt rooms feature high ceilings and large twin sash windows which fill the rooms with an abundance of natural light. The Couchette rooms are fun and charming and are their innovative interpretation of a traditional railway carriage car sleeper. The Wainscot rooms are on the top floor of the hotel, have high mansard style ceilings and are lined with Black American Walnut Wainscot panelling, which, along with deep aubergine paint, combines to create a seductive ambiance. All bedrooms feature complimentary uber-fast 500Mb Wi-fi and an in-room entertainment package, at no charge, comprising 70 films, 6 playlists, 20 audio books & 96 TV channels including Sky. On each floor guests have access to the complimentary Pantry that give a sense of being “home from home”.
Plum + Spilt Milk, an exquisitely designed neighbourhood restaurant is located one flight up the hotel’s original grand staircase. The menus, designed by Chef Director Mark Sargeant and overseen by Executive Chef Mike Denman, focus on simple British dishes using seasonal and carefully sourced ingredients cooked beautifully. The restaurant’s name originates from the lively colours of the dining cars pulled by the Flying Scotsman. Three metre high floor to ceiling sash windows allow light to flood into the interior, which features 120 hand blown glass pendants and banquette based furniture, handmade by Boffi of Milan to a bespoke design.
GNH Bar was designed with the aim of being one of Europe’s most glamorous railway bars. It has prime location opening directly into King's Cross station and being just 25 metres from the Eurostar terminus at St Pancras International. It has etched mirror ceilings, an organically shaped pewter and marble bar and two simply massive crystal chandeliers. The effect is to create a stunning, high class bar which is open from breakfast though to 1am each day. GNH Bar also serves a tantalising menu by from Mark Sargeant.
All reservations can be made via the website gnhlondon.com or by telephone on 020 3388 0800