The Perfect Family Staycation at The Bloomsbury

As a frequent visiter at the Coral Room for evening drinks and cosy dinners at The Dalloway Terrace spending a weekend at the Bloomsbury was a no brainer. Tucked away from the bustle of Londons Oxford street, The Bloomsbury is a home away from home in the beating heart of the city. 

As you walk through lobby you are welcomed with the luxury scents of Cire Trudon, via intoxicating scented candles carefully placed in the corners of the entrance. From the hallway to the reception every room is decorated with an eccentric bright printed wall paper and beautiful flooring. There are several cosy rooms within the hotel to relax in. The decadent sitting room opposite the reception is a gorgeous green and pink room filled with plush sofas and an open fire. As well as the unforgettable wallpaper which features stunning prints of majestic trees. 

As we were staying as a family with my father and son. We had adjoining suites on the fifth floor. Which is very handy when you need an extra pair of hands. The hotel also arranged a lovely welcoming treat, a tipi tent filled with bedding, teddies and bubble baths. The perfect way to make the little ones feel at home. We stayed in one of the luxury studio suites which had lots of space and double doors that lead to a big bathroom suite. Decorated with floor to ceiling Italian marble, the bathroom had a separate walk in shower and toilet within the room. Hotel amenities were very generous from Malin and Goetz. 

The Dalloway Terrace is a firm favourite for eating out for special occasions. There‚Äôs always a diner celebrating a birthday or anniversary. A great pitstop before you head to a west end show with Shaftesbury Avenue only 10 minute walk away with their specially curated pre-theatre menu. 

The menu full of so many delicious dishes as well as a kid friendly menu full of great options that look and taste as good as your own. The fish and chips went down a treat with a fussy little eater. I ordered my favourite summer dish the Portland crab fresh linguine with Datterini tomatoes and a glass of Whispering Angel. My guest ordered the Black Miso cod fillet, pan chow and sticky rice with cold beer. 

The glorious sunny weather and the summery flowers surrounding us like we were in a secret garden we were really experiencing London at its peak. For something sweet we ordered a selection of ice creams and sorbet before we headed out for an evening walk.

If staying child free or your children are able to stay in the room alone. A nightcap in the Coral Room is a must. Inspired by the roaring 1920s the opulent walls are a bright coral with five giant Murano glass sparkling chandeliers and beautiful marble bar. The atmosphere is always buzzing filled with groups of friends and couples having romantic dates.

Breakfast is served in The Trellis Room with the option of an open buffet filled with fresh bread cold meats and cheese and fruit. The menu is full of the classic breakfast options of an English Breakfast, avocado toast and my favourite the gluten free buttermilk pancakes with bacon.  

If you fancy a faultless weekend in the city with your family look no further than The Bloomsbury hotel. With everything you need a stones throw away and a guaranteed five star experience. I am already planning my next stay.

The Bloomsbury Hotel, 16-22 Great Russel Street, WC1 3NN