London & Manchester Hotels Offer 20% Savings With “Advance Purchase”

Promotion at 12 Radisson Edwardian Hotels Also Includes Dining and Shopping Savings
Great Value Found in the UK with British Pound at 16-Year Low Compared to Dollar

Online PR News – 19-March-2009 – – LONDON (March 19, 2009) – With the British Pound offering more than 25 percent savings compared to last year at this time, London is an even hotter destination this year. London hotels are wooing vacationers with special deals. Radisson Edwardian’s 12 hotels, in London and Manchester, add to the savings with a special Advance Purchase promotion ( ), which reflects 20 percent off the best available rate when booked and paid for in full at least 10 days in advance. Room rates start at £85 (approximately $118*) per room, based on double occupancy. The group’s Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel, which completed a £25 million renovation in January, has rates starting at £100 (approximately $139*).

In addition to the room rate savings, Radisson Edwardian’s Advance Purchase promotion, available now through August 31, 2009, includes:

• Two for one dining at each hotel restaurant, cutting the cost of the meal up to 50 percent
• 20 percent savings off at Hamleys Toy Shop on all Hamleys brand products
• £20 pound savings on every £100 spent at Liberty department store
• Easter special: For stays over Good Friday, Easter Saturday or Easter Sunday guests will also enjoy English breakfast, a gourmet chocolate Easter egg and late check-out of 2:00pm on their departure day

“There’s never been a better time for Americans to visit London. Not only does the pound-dollar exchange rate offer tremendous value, but our London and Manchester hotels’ special promotion offers vacationers a way to stretch their dollar and enjoy more. In addition, England’s scene right now is as vibrant and creative as ever,” said Linda Plant, director of marketing for Radisson Edwardian Hotels.

This spring and summer is a great time to visit London. In addition to the good exchange rate, there are a number of events visitors can take advantage of including:

• Henry V111 Anniversary in London. From April-June, there are a variety of events to celebrate the 500 years since Henry VIII was crowned King.
• Camden Crawl, April 24-25. Journey round 40 of Camden's top venues during this weekend music festival. 'Crawlers' can enjoy visual art, comedy, poetry, theater and karaoke.
• Wimbledon, June 22-July 5. Catch some of the world’s most renowned tennis players during these two weeks in London.
• Royal Ascot, June 16-20. This famous horserace draws huge crowds and even bigger hats, as British elite come to socialize.

For more information or reservations, visit or call 011 44 20 7636 5601, toll free (800) 333-3333.


*Offer is for 20% off the best available rate for stays through August 31, 2009. Rate quoted is room only based on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday night stay at the Radisson Edwardian Grafton Hotel, central London, and is subject to availability. Mid-week rates are also available. Collection of exclusive leisure offers issued as online vouchers on booking. Offer applies to standard and deluxe rooms, priced per room per night excluding breakfast and VAT. Offer is subject to availability and may change or be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Total cost of stay is payable in full at the time of booking. In the event of cancellation or no-show, no refund will be given. The 2 for 1 dining offer applies to lunch and dinner, excludes beverages, not combinable with any other offer or promotion. At the Radisson Edwardian Manchester Hotel the special dining savings is only available in Alto Restaurant.

About Radisson Edwardian
Part of the UK’s fastest growing upscale hotel brand, Radisson Edwardian has a collection of 13 individual hotels in unparalleled locations across London and Manchester. While each has its own unique character and independent spirit, all are renowned for a 'Yes I Can!' spirit of service, supported by a '100% Guest Satisfaction Guarantee'. With design that doesn’t compromise on comfort, a commitment to intelligent technology – high-speed wireless is complimentary throughout – and chic restaurants and bars showcasing seasonal British ingredients, Radisson Edwardian offers a stylish, upscale experience at an affordable price.

Radisson Edwardian is one of the UK’s largest privately owned hotel groups. Included in the group is The May Fair Hotel (an independent luxury brand), Mayfair; plus an additional 11 hotels in London: Radisson Edwardian Heathrow Hotel & Conference Centre, Radisson Edwardian Leicester Square & Radisson Edwardian Hampshire (Leicester Square), Radisson Edwardian Bloomsbury Street & Radisson Edwardian Kenilworth (Bloomsbury), Radisson Edwardian Berkshire & Radisson Edwardian Sussex (Oxford Street), Radisson Edwardian Mountbatten (Covent Garden), Radisson Edwardian Grafton (Tottenham Court Road), Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt (Kensington), Radisson Edwardian New Providence Wharf (Docklands) and the award winning Radisson Edwardian Manchester Free Trade Hall.
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*Price is subject to change based on the daily exchange rate. Based on 1 GBP = 1.39341 USDexchange rate on March 12, 2009.

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