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Jun 21, 19, 3:18 am
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Posted By layz

Does anybody know what is happening in this hotel...

Does anybody know what is happening in this hotel for breakfast at the moment. The website just says

I would assume that the contingency plan is up and running by now.
May 14, 19, 3:04 am
Replies: 390
Views: 24,133
Posted By layz

Does anybody know what the receipt says when you...

Does anybody know what the receipt says when you buy it? I'm not going to pay 5 for a scone so I'll never know but it wouldn't surprise me if it appeared as 'afternoon tea' which would explain why...
May 6, 19, 5:42 am
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By layz

Seatfrog is weekdays only. The reason was because...

Seatfrog is weekdays only. The reason was because they had cheap upgrades on a weekend anyway.
It's a good argument to ditch weekend first and have a consistent product 7 days a week.
May 6, 19, 5:30 am
Replies: 697
Views: 754,294
Posted By layz

A lot has probably changed since I was last gold...

A lot has probably changed since I was last gold (2012 and diamond since) I did get lounge access as a gold in T4, never tried T5 back then (can't remember when the hotel opened) and Paddington never...
May 6, 19, 5:22 am
Replies: 59
Views: 5,399
Posted By layz

I feel the opposite, the buffet breakfast gives...

I feel the opposite, the buffet breakfast gives you more control of your time so is ideal before work. I find the la carte ideal for leisure trips or weekends where you can take a more relaxed form...
May 6, 19, 3:57 am
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Views: 754,294
Posted By layz

Just to clarify terminology - Hoppa (full name...

Just to clarify terminology - Hoppa (full name Hotel Hoppa) is a bus. At Heathrow hotels aren't allowed to put on their own shuttle buses as there's so many hotels and only limited space, so there's...
May 6, 19, 3:38 am
Replies: 697
Views: 754,294
Posted By layz

I think I'll contact a few of the hotels nearest...

I think I'll contact a few of the hotels nearest the start and see what they say. Failing that I'll follow wizla's idea and use the parking at Canary Wharf. As I used to live near there that's a...
May 5, 19, 5:05 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By layz

I don't know, I could pay 25+Avios LCY-EDI, get...

I don't know, I could pay 25+Avios LCY-EDI, get there quicker and then get free champage :)

I wonder if this is in preparation for their new trains that have more standard class seats but fewer...
May 5, 19, 4:25 pm
Replies: 59
Views: 5,399
Posted By layz

Very good question, the menu states that those...

Very good question, the menu states that those with a breakfast inclusive rate will get one item from the bakery section (included cereals), one main item and a choice of hot and cold drinks. As...
May 5, 19, 2:19 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 405
Posted By layz

It's very frustrating. Heathrow Express used to...

It's very frustrating. Heathrow Express used to have the best eTicketing as you used to be able to buy carnets get a single eTicket and the inspectors could tell you how many were remaining (they...
May 5, 19, 2:11 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 721
Posted By layz

LNER increases weekend first by 10

LNER, the rail operator between London and Scotland along the East Coast route, has increased their weekend first fares by 10. It is now either 25 or 35 rather than 15 or 25.
There's still a...
May 5, 19, 2:04 pm
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Views: 754,294
Posted By layz

I spend most of my time on the British Airways...

I spend most of my time on the British Airways forum so it's easy to forget not everybody knows Heathrow.
I'll try and help you picture it:
Heathrow has three train stations.
Terminals 2&3 are in...
May 5, 19, 1:54 pm
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Views: 754,294
Posted By layz

The tube is a lot cheaper and runs every few...

The tube is a lot cheaper and runs every few minutes. The hotel is very close to the tube so the only reason I'd suggest getting the Hoppa is you have so much luggage that this would be a hassle.
May 5, 19, 12:33 pm
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Posted By layz

I never thought that'd be allowed, but then again...

I never thought that'd be allowed, but then again as long as the bike is clean it should be fine.
London to Brighton is fun, I've done it before but used to live in London so never had to think...
May 5, 19, 12:04 pm
Replies: 697
Views: 754,294
Posted By layz

Hiltons in London with secure bike parking

I've never had to park my bike at a hotel before but as I no longer live in London and I'm doing the London to Brighton bike ride next month I need somewhere safe to store my bike overnight and...
May 5, 19, 11:55 am
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Posted By layz

From T2 you can take the free transfer train (you...

From T2 you can take the free transfer train (you either need to get a free transfer ticket from a machine or use a contactless credit/debit card) one stop. Unlike T4-T5 there's no need to change.
...
May 5, 19, 11:21 am
Replies: 697
Views: 754,294
Posted By layz

I like the Hilton T5 despite the location. Don't...

I like the Hilton T5 despite the location. Don't use the Hoppa if possible. Assuming you're happy to pay for a taxi the hotel can organise a local minicab firm to meet you in arrivals and quote a...
May 5, 19, 10:33 am
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By layz

Apple Pay won't be a problem for points earning...

Apple Pay won't be a problem for points earning it'll work exactly the same as if you used the actual card. The reason is because Apple Pay is directly linked to your Amex account.

I don't know...
May 5, 19, 8:48 am
Replies: 59
Views: 5,399
Posted By layz

Stayed there recently and liked it. A bit shocked...

Stayed there recently and liked it. A bit shocked that the free beer option is limited to bottles of Peroni most Hilton group hotels* tend to me a lot more flexible with what they give away. I...
Apr 15, 19, 6:21 pm
Replies: 37
Views: 3,267
Posted By layz

Are you aware whether what Head for Points is...

Are you aware whether what Head for Points is suggesting is true and this hotel will be leaving the Hilton chain? https://www.headforpoints.com/2019/01/06/qhotels-changing-to-delta-hotels/
Apr 9, 19, 6:20 am
Replies: 161
Views: 21,126
Posted By layz

Strangely I stayed at the DoubleTree Docklands...

Strangely I stayed at the DoubleTree Docklands when it changed from a Hilton to a DoubleTree and one of the changes during the refurbishment to DT was the addition of a lounge.
Apr 8, 19, 6:02 am
Replies: 161
Views: 21,126
Posted By layz

Do new Hiltons have to have executive lounges or...

Do new Hiltons have to have executive lounges or is it optional? All the newish Hiltons I've stayed in have lounges but many of the older ones don't. What is a shame is the Hilton Bournemouth has...
Mar 24, 19, 5:30 am
Replies: 161
Views: 21,126
Posted By layz

Things are getting weird, they've added an extra...

Things are getting weird, they've added an extra fridge to the lounge but there's fewer things in it than there was on day one. Gone is the Coke and the different selection of Fever Tree tonics,...
Mar 11, 19, 3:48 pm
Replies: 161
Views: 21,126
Posted By layz

Yep :rolleyes: It's definitely smaller...

Yep :rolleyes:



It's definitely smaller than the old lounge (that includes when it occupies two meeting rooms), on the plus side the fridge was stocked with coke, sparkling water and three...
Feb 21, 19, 8:01 am
Replies: 45
Views: 2,979
Posted By layz

Doesn't matter if you book under a BA or IB code...

Doesn't matter if you book under a BA or IB code for TP
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