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Friday, 16 November 2012
Thinking about getting away for Christmas or coming to do some Christmas shopping before the holidays begin, why not make the Leonard Hotel and Apartments your home away from home?
Shopping has never been more magical than when you walk under the famous Christmas Lights of Oxford Street and Regent Street. Immerse yourself in the fantastic Christmas designs in the windows of Selfridges or feel like a kid again in Hamley’s Toy Store, one of the biggest toy stores in the UK.
Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park is a festive treat for all of the family, offering hot food, mulled wine, ice skating and fun fair rides for people of all ages.
Whether you are in London City looking for that something special to purchase or you are just in central London for a day of retail therapy on or around Oxford Street, this charming boutique hotel is the ideal location from which to base yourself.
Just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel, you can find the treasures that are on offer at some of the best known stores and boutiques. Selfridges, for example, is only a couple of blocks away. Selfridges, founded by H.G. Selfridge in1909, is the second largest shop in London and in the UK, just after Harrods. Also situated just around the corner are the famous Marble Arch, affluent Park Lane and the magnificent Hyde Park.
Also based a few minutes’ walk away is one of Oxford streets newest challengers for the title of biggest store, Primark. In the heart of Central London's shopping Mecca you will definitely find some amazing deals and great value. There is always something for everyone on offer.
In less than 10 minutes walk from The Leonard Hotel and Apartments, you can drown yourself in the luxury that the famous stores of Bond Street, Regent Street and Oxford Street have to offer. This includes Liberty, Ralph Lauren, Armani, Victoria’s Secrets and Fenwicks, just to name a few boutiques. A bit further down on Regent Street are the like of D & G, Louis Vuitton, Hublot and Hermes amongst others. Past these iconic shop fronts and you are in a few hundred yards of some of the most gaped in windows in the world, with flagship stores for the likes of Asprey, Cartier and Mont Blanc.
Also on offer, you have Carnaby Street, Saville Row and the bars and clubs of Soho. Around the corner, St Christopher Place offers you a little slice of Europe with its al fresco dining, cafés and unique boutiques.
Once you have graced Selfridges, Harrods and the boutiques of Oxford Street & Bond Street why not retreat back at the Leonard Hotel and relax in front of one of our many open fire places. Why not treat yourself and indulge in our traditional afternoon tea. Our friendly porter will be very pleased to carry your numerous shopping bags to your Suite or apartment. Welcome to The Leonard Hotel and Apartments, the most relaxing retreat in the Wonderful World of West End London Shopping.