The Milestone Hotel: London, England
The Milestone Hotel is an exquisite luxury hotel, centrally located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. Guests take pleasure in The Milestone’s stunning 19th century architecture, and rooms that were each meticulously designed to be individual works of art, complete with select fabrics, antique furnishings and fine art. Additionally, The Milestone offers a selection of five gourmet restaurants, including “the ornate Cheneston's with its fine mahogany furniture, the chic Conservatory, and the split-level Stables Bar, with Chef Luke Davis, and his team making their mark and serving a fine international cuisine with an accent on modern British dishes.” In addition, patrons are treated to twenty-four hour butler service, the renowned Kensington Spa, and even access to a grand tour of London in a chauffeur-driven Bentley.
Tina Lund is the Online Marketing Manager for Red Carnation Hotels. The Milestone Hotel is a Red Carnation Hotel, and a member of The Leading Small Hotels of the World.
The Concierge Questionnaire: Tina Lund, Online Marketing Manager
What is your favorite word to describe London? Cosmopolitan.
What word best reflects the people of London? Versatile.
What is the most creative, spiritual or emotional place in London?
Camden Town is an area of North London that has long been associated with alternative artistic movements, including punk and goth.
What is your favorite outdoor activity in London?
Live concerts in Hyde Park during summer time.
Tube: Lancaster Gate & Marble Arch - Central Line
Hyde Park Corner & Knightsbridge - Piccadilly Line
Please visit Hyde Park for the current event schedule.
What is your favorite indoor activity in London?
Shopping or visiting some of the lovely restaurants
Favorite shopping area: Kensington High Street. Its not half as busy as Westfield's or Oxford Street, but still has a lot of the main High Street shops.
Unique Shop: Whole Foods Market London (High Street Kensington). Whole Foods Market offers a vast array of the highest quality products available; organic and local, when possible, but always natural and free from artificial additives. At the take-away counters you will discover delicious foods made with high quality ingredients.
Favorite Restaurant: The Cheneston's in the Milestone Hotel (off High Street Kensington). Immaculately presented with fine mahogany furniture, brightly lit with natural daylight pouring in from the leaded windows in the original style complementing the fine Victorian architecture of the building. You will feel transported from the busy London streets to a rich, comfortable environment in which to relax over lunch or dinner.
Whole Foods Market: The Barkers Building,
63-97 Kensington High Street
Hours: Monday-Saturday 8am-10pm,
Please visit Whole Foods Markets for information on additional London stores.
What is your favorite sound or noise in London?
What is your favorite smell or taste in London?
What drink best reflects London?
Gin & Tonic.
What song or type of music best reflects London?
Vivere by Andrea Bocelli.
If Heaven were London, what would God say to a visitor when they arrive at the Pearly Gates? Welcome, please stand in line in the que. Enjoy your stay.
The Milestone Hotel: London, England • 1 Kensington Court, London, England • Phone: 800-223-6800 or +44 (0) 20 7917 1000