Melia Hotels International in the UK
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Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International is one of the largest hotel companies worldwide and a leader in the Spanish market, with more than 350 hotels in 40 countries and four continents under the brands: Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, ME by Meliá, Paradisus by Melia, Innside by Meliá, Sol Hotels and TRYP by Wyndham.
Within the UK, Meliá Hotels International operates three hotels, an INNSIDE by Melia property in Manchester and a ME by Melia and Melia Hotels & Resorts property in London.
INNSIDE hotels are urban lifestyle hotels, designed for the savvy professional traveller who wants more than just a standard business hotel, INNSIDE Manchester is the brand’s first UK hotel. It boasts 208 rooms and is located in the heart of Manchester, in the vibrant First Street development. It is close to major attractions in the city such as the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester Opera House and Manchester Cathedral. Each room is equipped with free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, safety deposit box, rain shower and a complimentary minibar that offers sparkling water, soft drinks and juice.
ME London hotel occupies Marconi House, the original home of the BBC in London. The 157 rooms, including 16 suites, provide an urban refuge in the cosmopolitan English capital and a wide range of types and designs, including rooms with private terraces. The exclusive ME Suite, boasts a private terrace and stunning views of the London Eye, Trafalgar Square and the Thames. Found in the capitals of culture and cool, ME is where design, art, music and service fuse for a sublime time that transcends accommodation. Passion, pleasure, business or leisure, become enveloped in the Aura at ME. Whatever your heart’s desire, ME provides the perfect atmosphere, for a stay that goes beyond mere accommodation.
Meliá White House, built in 1936 and was originally launched as The White House luxury apartments. The hotel building still preserves its architectural value as a prime example of late 1930s architecture, an eclectic style where contemporary design meets classic. The hotel benefits from a prime central London location in a prestigious area of Regent’s Park, within close proximity to London’s main attractions. This 4-star deluxe hotel has 581 rooms, 112 apartments, 9 meeting rooms, 2 restaurants and a cocktail bar; a fitness centre and an executive lounge.
New to Meliá White House is Dry Martini by Javier de las Muelas. Oozing with sophistication and style, the Dry Martini bar offers over 101 variations of gin, a list of 100 Martinis alongside their signature Martini serve plus an extensive cocktail menu. A newly opened Terrace offers a range of summer cocktails, BBQ menu, shisha and live music.
Dry Martini also has their very own Afternoon Tea. Mar-Tea-Ni, a twist on the classic high tea setting, featuring a delectable selection of sweets and treats infused with tantalising tea blends and drops of their famous Martini. The menu offers lavender, green tea, fruit and plain scones served with Devonshire Clotted Cream and mixed berry preserve, a Chocolate Martini Mousse Éclair, Mango Cheesecake and Chocolate and Vanilla Gateau. Savouries include Aubergine on Tomato Brioche, Lamb and Mint on Charcoal Toast and Pork and Pickle on White Sourdough.
Organic Jade Sword, Blackcurrant and Hibiscus, Chai and White Peony are just a few of the teas available along with an optional champagne serving, or you can ask your mixologist to create a tea infused Martini to compliment your choice of JING Tea.