Date: Tuesday, 01 March 2011 The award-winning Red Carnation Hotel Collection, renowned for exceptional service, uncompromising standards and special touches, invites guests to ‘Live like Royalty’ with the launch of a special package in honour of HRH Prince William and Kate Middleton’s forthcoming nuptials. All six four and five star London properties are steeped in Royal tradition and are located close to royal landmarks such as Kensington Palace and Gardens and Buckingham Palace’s Royal Mews. Many rooms and suites have been designed along a royal theme, featuring antiques and fine furnishings reminiscent of royal palaces and named in honour of past monarchs or royal titles. The highly attentive staff know how to make guests feel truly special, in an ambience of regal splendour and exceptional hospitality. Just visit TripAdvisor®, where Red Carnation Hotels currently hold the Top Three positions, plus rankings 8, 13 and 24, of over 1,000 hotels listed in London. The very special package, available from the 15th April until the 22nd December 2011, is designed to give you a real taste of living like a King and Queen and is available at any of the Red Carnation London properties. It includes: Two nights accommodation in a beautifully appointed bedroom or suite Full English Breakfast daily Royal or Champagne Afternoon Tea Two Tickets to your choice of one of The Royal Collection’s Palaces and Residences’ combined visits: 1. Live Like Royalty - The Queen's Gallery and Royal Mews. The Queen’s Gallery is a dedicated space showcasing a wide ranging collection of art and treasures held in trust by The Queen for the Nation. The Royal Mews is one of the world’s finest working stables. It houses the horse drawn carriages and motor vehicles used for state occasions, including the gold coach last used during the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002. OR 2. The Royal Day Out - The State Rooms, The Royal Mews and The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. The State Rooms, the heart of the working palace, lavishly furnished with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection: paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Poussin and Canaletto; sculpture by Canova; exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain; and some of the finest English and French furniture. Visitors also have access to Royal Fabergé, revealing how the world’s finest collection of work by the great Russian goldsmith and jeweller has been created by successive generations of the British Royal Family. (Only available between 23rd July and 3rd October 2011) With so much attention focused on all things royal, whether it be the imminent Royal wedding, The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012 or the nostalgia generated by the runaway success of the multi award-winning film “The King’s Speech”, there’s simply no better time to visit London and walk in the footsteps of The British Royal Family . Prices for the three four star hotels start from £209 per room per night; and £327 per room per night for the three five star hotels, based on two adults sharing one room for two nights. The Red Carnation Hotel Collection is an award-winning collection of five and four star family-run boutique hotels in London, Dorset, Guernsey, Geneva and South Africa. Each property has its own individual character and unique location that reflects the local environment, culture and cuisine. They all share the qualities that win Red Carnation so many prestigious awards – splendid luxury, generous hospitality, inventive and traditional cuisine, private art collections, passionate service and loyal staff committed to creating richly rewarding experiences for all their guests. For more information about these award-winning hotels and the rest of the Red Carnation Collection, please go to www.redcarnationhotels.com.