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Festibowl

Celebrate summer by trying your hand at the quintessentially British sport of lawn bowls! Until 23rd August, Festibowl takes up residency in Montgomery, right next to Canary Wharf tube station: with grass beneath your feet, an ice-cold drink in one hand and a lawn bowl in the other, and a group of friends, could there be a better way to spend a sunny summer’s day?

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Mary Poppins Returns free outdoor screening

Mary Poppins Returns free outdoor screening

Nominated for four Oscars, 2018 release, Mary Poppins Returns will take you on a nostalgic journey with a musical fantasy like never before. Years after her original visit, the magical nanny, Mary, returns to help the Banks siblings and Michael's children through a difficult time in their lives.

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Free Josh Gleaves gig on Floating Pocket Park

Free Josh Gleaves gig on Floating Pocket Park

On Thursday, the 15th of August, watch singer/songwriter Josh Gleaves perform for free at the Floating Pocket Park! As a part of the Summer of Fun programme of events, The London Busking Company has been trying their best and even succeeding at putting up some really good gigs around the city.

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Free High Ropes Course at Merchant Square

Free High Ropes Course at Merchant Square

Ever wondered if you could handle heights? Enjoy the peak with no fear? Here is your chance to know for sure. Part of the Summer of Fun Programme, the Merchant Square will host a High Ropes Course to let you challenge your friends, family members or date to see who can be quick, efficient and get around the course the fastest!

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Notting Hill Carnival 2019

Notting Hill Carnival 2019

One of London’s most iconic summer events is Notting Hill Carnival: taking place over the last August bank holiday weekend, on 25th and 26th August, this internationally renowned festival celebrates Caribbean culture and traditions in London, attracting over a million visitors each year.

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Swim in the City

Swim in the City

With our UK temperatures set to reach a historical all-time high this week, Londoners are looking for ways to keep cool during the heatwave. Make the most of the heat this summer with some of our favourite outdoor swimming spots!

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Zip Now

Zip Now

Are you brave enough to tackle the world’s longest, fastest urban zip wire? Back in London until 15th September is Zip Now, an absolute must for adrenaline-junkies: the zip wire is 100 feet high and 225 metres long, and whizzes you past some of London’s most iconic landmarks at speeds up to 50 kilometres per hour!

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Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

Outdoor theatre is a stalwart of British summer, and some of the country’s best productions can be seen at the award-winning Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. Rightly labelled “one of the capital’s most exciting spaces” by The Guardian, this pioneering theatre presents performances of exceptional quality against the beautiful backdrop of a Royal Park.

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Screen in the Square

Screen in the Square

Head down to Merchant’s Square this summer and enjoy their Screen in the Square. From now until September, their impressively large screen is being used for several fun events: all are completely free, so there’s no excuse not to join the fun!

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London festival of architecture

London festival of architecture

London Festival of Architecture comes to London for the month of June. 

The festival looks at the capital's buildings through tours, talks, installations and other activities including a comedy show at the top of the BT tower 1-30 June. 

Take part of the action and stay the night at Mercure London Hyde Park in June. 

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Free Family Fun

Free Family Fun

Looking for a family day out that won’t break the bank? Here’s five of our top picks for family fun this summer – and best of all, they’re completely free!

All five days out are an easy walk or tube ride away from the Mercure Hyde Park: book now and start planning your summer of fun!

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Paddington Covers 2019

Paddington Covers 2019

Book your tickets now for Paddington Covers 2019, grab your friends and family and get ready to party in the sunshine.

The 2019 line up

Friday 28 June Stevie Wonder, Bon Jovi, Madonna and The Rolling Stones

Friday 26 July Dolly Parton, Elvis, Adele and ABBA

Friday 30 August Bryan Adams, Take That, Ed Sheeren and Queen

BOOK a night stay now at Mercure London Hyde Park to take advantage of all the action. 

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Serpentine Galleries

Serpentine Galleries

More than a million art-lovers visit the Serpentine Galleries each year, and it’s not hard to see why! Located either side of the Serpentine in Kensington Gardens, these beautiful galleries opened in 1970, and have been celebrating and supporting new ideas in contemporary art ever since.

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The Queen’s Birthday – Royal Gun Salute

The Queen’s Birthday – Royal Gun Salute

On the 21st April 2019, the Queen celebrates her 93rd birthday; and, as part of the celebrations, there will be a Gun Salute on the Parade Ground in Hyde Park at midday on Monday 22nd April, fired by the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery.

 

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Explore London events in April 2019

Explore London events in April 2019

Explore London events in April 2019, there is always lots going on in the bustling city. Read our guide as top tips for things to do in April this year: 

BOOK NOW for a night stay at Mercure London Hyde Park now for April 2019, rooms available from just £99.

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Family attractions and activities for kids in London

Family attractions and activities for kids in London

Family attractions and activities for kids in London

Keep the whole family entertained with a weekend in London, There are plenty of kid-friendly places to visit in the Capital. 

For a fun filled weekend in London, Book a night stay now! 

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Time Out 50: 50 Years, 50 Covers Exhibition

Time Out 50: 50 Years, 50 Covers Exhibition

Time Out 50 Years, 50 Covers Exhibition 

Museum of Brands, Ladbroke Grove

An exhibition of Time Out cover designs, dating right back to our first issue in 1968.

Visit the Exhibition and take advantage of a night stay at Mercure London Hyde Park just moments away.

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Celebrate International Women’s Day in London

Celebrate International Women’s Day in London

Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 with the best things to do, events and activities happening across London

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Life in the dark at the Natural History Museum

Life in the dark at the Natural History Museum

Kids go are for this fantastic exhibition, leave daylight behind and put your senses to the test... 

Explore the latest exhibition at the Natural History Museum

BOOK a night stay now and make the most of a trip to London

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The Best You Expo 2019

The Best You Expo 2019

The Best You Expo 2019, soon to take place in February for the second time in Olympia London.

BOOK a night stay now and take advantage of a weekend in London. 

 

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Strictly Come Dancing Live in London 

Strictly Come Dancing Live in London 

Strictly Come Dancing Live in London. 

The sparkling line-up of celebrities and professional dancers will be joining tour host, Ore Oduba and the Live Tour judging panel of awesome foursome Craig Revel Horwood, Dame Darcey Bussell, Shirley Ballas and Bruno Tonioli, as they dance around the country for 29 glittering shows from 18 January 2019.

BOOK a night stay now and enjoy a night of showbiz in the city. 

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 Matilda The Musical Live in London

Matilda The Musical Live in London

Matilda The Musical Live in London, by writer Dennis Kelly and composer and lyricist Tim Minchin. 

BOOK a night stay now and enjoy an evening of entertainment. 

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Winter Wonderland 2018

Winter Wonderland 2018

Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park, from exciting fairground rides to ice skating and charming christmas markets – join the fun at Winter wonderland Hyde Park, London.

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Proms In The Park

Proms In The Park

It is definitely one not to be missed, the Last Night of the Proms celebrations in Hyde Park hosted by Michael Ball.

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Our Meeting Rooms

Our Meeting Rooms

At Mercure Hyde Park, we offer luxurious meeting rooms located conveniently in the heart of Paddington.

Click here to view our complete selection of meeting rooms.

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The London Mastaba

The London Mastaba

The long-awaited arrival of the London Mastaba is finally here!

Whether you are passing by the park or having a picnic in the sun make sure you visit – make a weekend out of it and book to stay at the Mercure Hyde Park Hotel, located moments away from this rare attraction.

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Art at Hyde Park

Art at Hyde Park

This summer, Hyde Park not only offers beautiful scenery and nature but it is also a prime sight to view some of London’s finest pieces of art.

If you are visiting London with the family, make sure you check out the art on display at Hyde Park and book to stay at the Mercure Hyde Park Hotel.

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Royal Parks Half Marathon

Royal Parks Half Marathon

The Parks Half Marathon is a major annual fundraising event, enabling runners of all ages to participate from across the world.

Make sure not to miss out and book to stay at the Mercure Hyde Park Hotel, located minutes away from the event.

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 Discovery Day at Hyde Park

Discovery Day at Hyde Park

On the 8th and 9th of August bring the whole family and connect with nature at Hyde Park’s discovery day. There are many activities on offer which are sure to be exciting for everyone.

Take the kids and make a weekend out of it! Book to stay at the Mercure Hyde Park Hotel.

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Enjoy the summer weather

Enjoy the summer weather

With the sun out there are many things to do at Hyde Park that we’re sure you’ll enjoy. Whether it is enjoying the wilderness or going for an ice cream – there is something for everyone.

Book to stay at the Mercure Hyde Park Hotel, located minutes away from London’s best picnic spots.

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Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018

Barclaycard Presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018

BARCLAYCARD PRESENTS BRITISH SUMMER TIME HYDE PARK 2018

Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2018: Michael Bublé, Van Morrison, The Shires

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Start your day in Paddington station

Start your day in Paddington station

Paddington: Start your day in Paddington station, where the polite bear first arrived from Darkest Peru. Head over to platform one, where you can pose for a selfie with the bronze Paddington Bear statue under the clock, near to where the loveable Brown family first found him.

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Little Venice, Paddington

Little Venice, Paddington

Little Venice: Take a stroll along the tranquil waterways of Bond's neighbourhood of Little Venice, where there are plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants to refuel in once you’ve finished off your marmalade sandwiches.

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GoBoat London launches 2018 season

GoBoat London launches 2018 season

Every fancied being your own captain? With GoBoat London you can be just that. The self-drive electric boats can be hired from one hour to eight hours, for groups of up to eight people.

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St Paul's illuminated by 4000 resplendent daffodils

St Paul's illuminated by 4000 resplendent daffodils

Paternoster Square is turning yellow this weekend with a field of glowing daffodils 

This weekend, Paternoster Square by St Paul's will once again be illuminated by 4000 resplendent daffodils. The flowers, and a series of stained-glass structures, will light up each evening in support of the Great Daffodil Appeal.

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Things to do in London this February

Things to do in London this February

Visit London this February, take advantage of a night stay from just £120.60.

Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel is an exclusively designed boutique hotel, tucked away in a peaceful and lush garden square.

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Things to do in London this Valentine's

Things to do in London this Valentine's

Book a city break in London this February and enjoy all the romantic things to do. 
Sip on champagne as you soar above the Thames with the London Eye Champagne Experience, Watch the sun set over the capital from The View from The Shard.

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Explore London this February Half Term

Explore London this February Half Term

Things to do during February half-term in London

Keep the kids entertained over the school holiday with a fun-filled February half-term 2018 in London.

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Chinese New Year in London

Chinese New Year in London

The Year of the Dog is coming up for 2018 and, as usual, Chinese New Year in London will be one of the most exciting events in February, full of colour, noise and dragons.

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January Sales in London

January Sales in London

January is a fantastic month to visit London on a budget. The January sales are on, so you can shop at some of London's top shopping destinations for less.

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New Year's Day Parade

New Year's Day Parade

Enjoy the entertainment and and cheer on the marching brass bands, colourful performers and elaborate floats in the New Year's Day Parade, as it winds its way through the city on 1st January.

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The London International Horse Show

The London International Horse Show

Returning to London is the world’s best equestrian Christmas party, The London International Horse Show, and we couldn’t be more excited. Taking place at Olympia, The Chilean Huasos will be showing of their speed and skill, giving us the chance to experience a unique display.

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Connaught Village Christmas Lights

Connaught Village Christmas Lights

This holiday season, you have the opportunity to admire the marvellous Christmas lights of Connaught Village. Located a mere ten minutes from the luxurious Mercure Hyde Park Hotel, it is one of London’s most beautiful hidden gems.

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Ice Skating in Hyde Park

Ice Skating in Hyde Park

Open from 10am – 10pm, stretch out and practise your skating moves during a crisp morning skate. Enjoy the afternoon sun as it glistens on the ice, soak up the romantic atmosphere at twilight, or skate after dark under the stars.

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Serpentine Pavilion by Francis Kéré

Serpentine Pavilion by Francis Kéré

Every year, the Serpentine Galleries commissions a different architect to design a unique temporary structure to be enjoyed by guests, and this year, they have out done themselves. Award-winning architect, Diébédo Francis Kéré, has designed the 2017 Serpentine Pavilion.

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Traditional Crafts – Natural Festive Crafts

Traditional Crafts – Natural Festive Crafts

On the 9th of December 2017, Hyde Park will be hosting an exciting traditional crafts day. You’ll have the chance to escape the busy shopping streets for the morning, and instead enjoy a quiet morning in nature, creating your own natural festive decorations.

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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

From the 17th of November till the 1st of January, Winter Wonderland will be back in Hyde Park and we couldn’t be more excited.

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Cirque Berserk at Winter Wonderland

Cirque Berserk at Winter Wonderland

From the 17th of November till the January the 1st (excluding Christmas day) Winter Wonderland will be hosting the all new Cirque Berserk show.

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Boating on the Serpentine

Boating on the Serpentine

Hyde Park has a fleet of rowing and pedal boats which operate on the famous Serpentine and the UK's first Solarshuttle, a magnificent vessel which glides silently across the lake powered only by the sun.

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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

Be charmed by a stylish royal residence.

Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England.

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Mail Rail in London

Mail Rail in London

The Tube isn’t London’s only underground transport network. A hundred years ago, the Post Office built a secret railway under central London.

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Frieze London & Frieze Masters

Frieze London & Frieze Masters

Frieze London is the contemporary art event of the year. In addition to being able to see and buy art by over 1,000 of the world's leading artists, the fair features Frieze Projects, the fair's unique, critically acclaimed programme of artist commissions and Frieze Talks, a prestigious programme of debates, panel discussions and keynote lectures.

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The Very Best July in London

The Very Best July in London

July has fun for all... as well as Wimbledon tennis, July also means we're deep in festival season and, yes, the summer holidays too. Summer also means lots of new pop-ups, alfresco dining and hours spent lounging around London popular venues. 

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London Dragon Boat Festival

London Dragon Boat Festival

This Hong Kong influenced Dragon Boat Festival is an excellent, and rather rare, opportunity to experience the rich Chinese culture.

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British Summertime Festival

British Summertime Festival

One of London’s most famous Royal Parks, Hyde Park, is always a popular destination in the summertime. And with good reason, it being perfect for picnics and day outs, all while enjoying the magnificent scenery.

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Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival

This August bank holiday is welcoming back the largest street festival in Europe. Spread throughout West London, the carnival takes advantage of an area that is popular at the best of times.

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Hampton Court Flower Show

Hampton Court Flower Show

The gorgeous flowering gardens of Hampton Court will on display for the enjoyment of the public. The world class show gardens will be available for everyone this July, 4th-9th.

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Foodie Festival in London

Foodie Festival in London

Foodies Festival will be at Syon Park, Brentford from Saturday May 27 to Monday May 29; at Circus Field, Blackheath.

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Balenciaga at the V&A

Balenciaga at the V&A

On the 100th anniversary of the opening of Balenciaga’s first atelier in San Sebastian, the V&A pays homage to the Spanish couturier’s lavish designs in Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion.

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South West Four

South West Four

The mighty SW4 – Clapham Common’s bank holiday dance music explosive event

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Bank Holiday Weekend in London

Bank Holiday Weekend in London

Hooray! The first bank holiday weekend of the year is almost here – this year's Easter break falls on Friday 14 – Monday April 17, which means four whole days off. 

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London Marathon

London Marathon

Take advantage of the wonderful London Marathon. Enjoy cheering crowds and fancy dress fundraisers, the London Marathon is our very own world-famous running race.

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Pergola Paddington

Pergola Paddington

A true West London summertime favourite is set to appear in Paddington.

Pergola on the Roof, set atop the former Television Centre in White City now has a sister site is launching in Paddington.

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Things to do in London in March

Things to do in London in March

Garden of Light

Paternoster Square is turning yellow as 2,100 handmade daffodils descend on the space to mark the Great Daffodil Appeal 2017, with each flower representing a Marie Curie nurse who provides care and support for people living with terminal illness.

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Visit London this January

Visit London this January

January is one of the best months to visit on a budget The January sales are on, so you can shop at some of London's top shopping destinations for less. Plus, Mercure London Hyde Park has a 25% off best available rate, winter sale. 

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Today is the day we welcome you to Mercure Hyde Park Hotel

Today is the day we welcome you to Mercure Hyde Park Hotel

Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel is an exclusively designed boutique hotel, discreetly hidden in Talbot Square. This brand new hotel offers 72 newly furnished and contemporary bedrooms in one of the most elegant and central boroughs of London.

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Mercure London Hyde Park to open in November

Mercure London Hyde Park to open in November

The new Mercure London Hyde Park will accept its first guests in November, AccorHotels has confirmed. 

The hotel, which is situated at 8 – 14 Talbot Square in four grade II listed London Victorian mansions, just two minutes’ walk from both Paddington and Lancaster Gate stations.

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AccorHotels confirms Mercure London Hyde Park to open November 2016

AccorHotels confirms Mercure London Hyde Park to open November 2016

AccorHotels today announces that the new Mercure London Hyde Park will open to guests in November this year.  
The Mercure London Hyde Park is situated at 8 - 14 Talbot Square in  four grade II listed London Town Houses just two minutes’ walk from both Paddington and Lancaster Gate stations.  The hotel offers 72 rooms including 3 suites and will be run by London Town Group of Companies Ltd under franchise.
 

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Accorhotels to open Mercure London Hyde Park

Accorhotels to open Mercure London Hyde Park

AccorHotels is set to open a new Mercure property this November.

Housed within four grade II listed town houses, the Mercure London Hyde Park will be within walking distance of Paddington and Lancaster Gate underground stations. It will have 72 rooms, including three suites, a restaurant, bar and fitness center.

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Accor announces Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel

Accor announces Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel

The hotel will be operated under a franchise agreement with the London Town Hotels Group, who own the property. It is currently undergoing an extensive renovation and will re-open under its new Mercure branding in autumn this year.

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