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Wednesday, 22 June 2011

TripAdvisor reveals the best of London’s gay-friendly hotels

Pride London will begin its descent on the capital this Friday, culminating with the famed annual parade on 2nd July.

In honour of the festival, TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, is revealing ten of London’s best hotels for gay and lesbian travellers.  These hotels are tried, tested and ten of the best, according to travellers themselves – in accordance with TripAdvisor’s Popularity Index.

Emma O’Boyle, TripAdvisor spokesperson, commented: “Pride is one of London's most vibrant and exciting festivals so why not book a hotel and make a weekend of it? With so many to choose from, TripAdvisor travellers have done the hard work for you and selected some of the best hotels the city has to offer.”

1.    Egerton House Hotel – as one TripAdvisor traveller said, “I must say this glamorous little hotel had the biggest personality and charm by far of any hotels I have stayed at!”

2.    Montague on the Gardens – as one traveller put it, “The Montague on the Gardens is a fab hotel.”

3.    Soho Hotel – one traveller said, “A wonderful location in a vibrant area, beautiful rooms and outstanding customer service. Worth every pence.”
4.    Apex City of London Hotel – as one TripAdvisor reviewer said, “We have just got back from our 8th visit to the hotel and as usual it’s second to none.”

5.    Chancery Court Hotel – one traveller, said “I could wax lyrical using every superlative known to Mankind, however you'd get bored with that, so put simply ... our stay this weekend at the Renaissance was absolutely superb”

6.    Park Plaza Riverbank London – as one traveller said, “Visited over gay pride and enjoyed the neighbourhood and the views.”

7.    The Trafalgar – one TripAdvisor reviewer said, “Loved the hotel. The location is perfect.”

8.    Mandeville – as one traveller said, “This hotel is awesome, great location, helpful staff and the hotel is just adorable and exquisitely decorated.”

9.    Sanderson – one TripAdvisor traveller said, “The Sanderson exceeded my expectations from the moment we arrived.”

10. Marriott Grosvenor Square – one TripAdvisor reviewer said, “I loved this hotel and the staff and service were exceptional.”

*Hotels were editorially selected and ranked according to TripAdvisor’s Popularity Index