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Hari London review

Review: The Hari Hotel in London

The Hari in London is an upscale five-star hotel in Belgravia with a cool, mid-century groove. It offers snazzy rooms with views over the rooftops of which Mary Poppins would approve, exceptional service, top notch Italian food and complimentary bicycles to get you zipping around the city. And did I mention it’s got the best…

Richard D’Oyly Carte, Savoy Hotel, Gilbert and Sullivan

Dead Famous Londoners: Richard D’Oyly Carte

Last updated on February 18th, 2021A Victorian heavyweight, Richard D’Oyly Carte was hotelier extraordinaire, a composer, talent agent (he managed Oscar Wilde) and music impresario. His management prowess led to the birth of the Palace Theatre, the Savoy Theatre and the Savoy Hotel, one of London’s greatest and most famous hotels. He also bought and…