The Stafford London by Kempinski
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Stafford London by Kempinski
Wonderful staff, location, food and accomodations. The only place we stay in London.
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Jet lag! I couldn't sleep past 2:00 AM so I went down to the beautiful lobby and was given a lot of coffee and shortbread while I worked on my blog. The staff are very accomodating. After an excellent breakfast, we went to the National Portrait Gallery, which we had been to on our 2011 trip. Then lunch at the Crypt, a cafeteria across the street …
Ryan Walsh, the driver that our friend Michael had arranged for us was waiting outside baggage and took me to the Stafford where my cousins were waiting for me and having tea. Our rooms are lovely. The Stafford is very old, having been a hotel for 300 plus years. Ryan will drive us to and from the Paddington Station and Heathrow during our trip. …
... ceramic poppies filling the Tower's moat. Each poppy represents a British military fatality during the war. It surely puts it in perspective to see the display; beautiful and horrific all at the same time — the beauty of the art, yet the reality of the lives lost. I’m so glad we went. It’s not to be missed if you’ll be here this summer!
... the gap," visit the famous red London photo booths, use our Rick Steve's book to get around, and take too many pictures. We spent the afternoon walking to Hyde Park to see Kensington Palace. It was a beautiful place and the weather was fabulous. Then we headed to the free children's park that was created in memory of Princess Diana. Hails and Ez had fun playing there and it was hard to get them to leave. ...
... nearly 3 hours exploring all the sets and discovering how many of the effects were achieved. (This was about 4 times the amount of time we spent in the British Museum!! not ashamed at all!!) We even tried our hand at riding a broomstick and hitched a ride in Mr Weasley's flying car and have the photos to prove it. We even tried the butter beer which tastes surprisingly like watery jam. I could actually feel my teeth melting while the ...