2016 July 12 11:00
Explore Belgravia and beyond on two wheels with Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel
London, 12 July 2016: Explore London by bike this summer at Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, the boutique property in Belgravia, which has partnered with British company Kingston Bicycles to create four bespoke bicycles for its guests.
Kingston Bicycles’ classic ‘Belgravia’ model has been redesigned exclusively for the hotel with red, white and blue fittings complemented by ‘best of British’ motifs. The Belgravia Bikes are now available for hotel guests to borrow along with a local cycling guide to Belgravia and beyond created by London cycling specialists Tally Ho! Cycle Tours.
Featuring British icons such as red telephone boxes, Coldstream guards, teacups and umbrellas, as well as the Union Jack flag, the four bikes come in two different designs and sizes and are available for hotel guests to borrow free-of-charge through the concierge team.
The self-guided ‘Belgravia & Beyond By Bicycle’ map and guide is also complimentary for all hotel guests. Starting and finishing at Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, the route takes in points of interest such as Belgrave Square, one of Belgravia’s leafy garden squares; Wellington Arch; the Serpentine lake and The Albert Memorial in Hyde Park, and offers insider tips to the local area that guests might otherwise not discover. These include recommended refreshment stops such as the recently-opened Fine Cheese Co. or the chocolate café at Rococo Chocolates, alongside historic mews pubs such as The Star Tavern and The Grenadier.
For those keen to indulge in some more retail therapy, Belgravia boasts a plethora of luxury boutiques including well-known brands such as shoe designer Christian Louboutin, womenswear designer Louise Kennedy and milliner Philip Treacy. The world-famous Knightsbridge department stores Harrods and Harvey Nichols and the luxury brands of Sloane Street are also just a stone’s throw away.
Guests looking for an accompanied tour can arrange a personalised experience with Tally Ho! Cycle Tours through the hotel concierge team.
For more information on Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel, visit jumeirah.com/jlh.
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About Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel:
Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel is a boutique hotel in Belgravia featuring 88 contemporary bedrooms and suites designed to suit the needs of both the leisure and business traveller. The relaxed Lowndes Bar & Kitchen offers guests all-day dining from its modern British menu in comfortable surroundings with a heated patio providing outside seating year-round. The hotel’s intimate meeting room is ideal for smaller events and private dining. Guests have complimentary access to all facilities at the nearby Jumeirah Carlton Tower, including The Peak Health Club & Spa.
About Jumeirah Group:
Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, operates a world-class portfolio of hotels and resorts including the flagship Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Jumeirah Hotels & Resorts manages properties in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE, and Kuwait in the Middle East; Baku, Bodrum, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London and Mallorca (Spain) in Europe; the Maldives and Shanghai in Asia. Jumeirah Group also runs the luxury serviced residences brand Jumeirah LivingTM with properties in London and Dubai; the new contemporary lifestyle hotel brand VenuTM; the wellness brand TaliseTM; Jumeirah Restaurant Group DubaiTM; Wild Wadi WaterparkTM; The Emirates Academy of Hospitality ManagementTM; and Jumeirah SiriusTM, its global loyalty programme. Future openings include luxury and lifestyle hotels in China, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Oman, Russia and the UAE. www.jumeirah.com
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Jumeirah Carlton Tower & Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel
Tel no: +44 (0)207 858 7160