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Promotion and incentive ideas - Top 10 most stylish hotels in the UK

6th April 2018

According to a recent poll, 77% of us would rather splash out a bit more on boutique style and sophistication over expensive hotel chains. We've compiled a list of the top 10 most original and inspired hotels from across the UK - from former prisons to quirky interiors. These hotels could make the perfect prize for your next promotion or incentive, or maybe an extraordinary event space?


Tigerlily, Edinburgh

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Tigerlily Hotel | TripAdvisor



With an eclectic colour palette, contemporary design and extravagant furnishings, each one of the 33 bedrooms boasts original Georgian features with a modern twist. From Classic rooms all the way up to the Georgian Suite, which oozes glamour and romance. They also offer dining experiences with Afternoon Tea and exclusive 3-course dinners. This is definitely one of the most sought after hotels in Edinburgh.


Malmaison, Oxford

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Malmaison Oxford Castle | TripAdvisor



This converted Victorian prison has been transformed into a boutique hotel with 95 rooms and suites packed with glamorous décor. But don't worry - the rooms are more spacious than your average cell! With soft grey furnishings and splashes of colour, Malmaison has perfectly encapsulated the history of this building, while keeping the interior modern and fresh. Walk down the ancient corridors of the prison, with stunning skylight features and art on the walls. It would be a crime not to visit!


Crazy Bear, Stadhampton

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The Crazy Bear Hotel | TripAdvisor



With a double decker bus as the hotel reception, the moment you walk into Crazy Bear you're transported into another world. Each of the 18 rooms are individually designed, with copper baths, velvet lined walls and antique mirrors to name a few features. There's also a distinct Thai theme throughout the hotel - mixing with traditional English countryside it creates a space like no other. Since opening its doors in 1993, it has transformed into one of the most well-known hotel brands in the UK.


Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel, London

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Karma Sanctum Soho Hotel | TripAdvisor



Located in London's vibrant West End, Sanctum offers a rooftop garden, 24-hour bar, fine-dining restaurant, cinema and even its own hot tub. With a central location close to the city's main attractions, its bespoke and edgy design attracts thousands of tourists each year. From Crash Pads to Loft Suites, there's a room for every budget. The hotel's restaurant, Wild Heart, encompasses the spirit of this quirky hotel with exotic twists on traditional British dishes.


30 James Street, Liverpool

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30 James Street | TripAdvisor



In the heart of the city centre, 30 James Street is a unique and historic building renovated into luxury accommodation. Immerse yourself in the history of Liverpool as they commemorate both RMS Titanic and White Star Lane. Each floor has its own character, from ‘The Fortune Floor' all the way up to ‘The Titanic Floor'. It also offers great space for large groups, with some rooms sleeping up to 6 people.


Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons, Oxford

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Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons | TripAdvisor



Even the name oozes style and sophistication. Created by world-renowned chef, Raymond Blanc, the restaurant itself holds two Michelin stars. They definitely like to stand out from the crowd, with each room exclusively designed and inspired by Raymond's travels. It's old-fashioned luxury at its finest, and even holds regular cookery and gardening schools.


Escape, Llandudno

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Escape Boutique B&B | TripAdvisor



With only 9 rooms, Escape gives a feel of exclusivity without the price tag (but with all the style). It's a B&B with a difference - long gone are the days of dark and dingy seaside guest houses. Instead, these are being replaced with stunning boutique resorts and Escape is no different. Set in a traditional Victorian villa situated between the mountains and the beach, it offers panoramic views from large bay windows, only 20 minutes away from Snowdonia National Park.


The Scarlet, Cornwall

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The Scarlet Hotel | TripAdvisor



This adults-only luxury eco hotel sits right on the edge of the ocean, decorated with paintings by local artists. Each room has its own outdoor space, or ‘pods' as they call them, overlooking the magnificent Cornish coastline. It's been voted one of the top 20 hotels in the UK by Condé Nast, and it's not difficult to see why - with beautiful glass lined walls, indulgent rooms and plenty of landscaped outdoor areas.


The Franklin, London

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The Franklin | TripAdvisor



After reopening in 2016 following an extensive renovation, The Franklin encapsulates classic features with Italian details. Each room exudes elegance, with soft monochrome furnishings and views overlooking fashionable Knightsbridge. But the style doesn't just end in the rooms, the mirror lined bar and velvet decked dining room are just some of the beautiful interior features The Franklin has to offer.


Seaham Hall, County Durham

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Seaham Hall | TripAdvisor



Seaham Hall offers a cliff-top location overlooking 37 acres of rustic countryside. This has definitely been the inspiration for the interior, as hints of floral and a natural colour palette can be seen throughout. This immaculate country house fuses modern decadence with classic touches, creating a unique and indulgent living space, perfect for those looking for an escape from everyday life.


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