London – Reported by Elite Traveler, the Private Jet Lifestyle Magazine
Queen Elizabeth II reminisced fondly of her childhood toys from Hamleys, and your kids will too with the Hamleys at 51 package. Kids get the royal treatment at 51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites & Residences through an exclusive partnership with Hamleys, London’s finest toy store, including a toy hamper, private store tours, in-store discounts and personal shopping experiences. The children can then play with their new toys around the garden fountain at 51 Buckingham Gate (a gift from Queen Victoria) with imaginations peaked by the hotel’s famous frieze scenes from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Love’s Labours Lost, As You Like It and Much Ado About Nothing.
This package also includes: Superior Suites, Hamleys Hamper (teddy bear, doll for girls or London taxi for boys, coloring books, pencils, lollipops and more,) a cooking or baking lesson with 51’s chef in-suite (plus a personalized chef’s jacket) breakfast, babysitters, sauna, steam rooms and gym facilities.
Ensconced within a secluded courtyard garden in the heart of Westminster, 51 Buckingham Gate, Taj Suites and Residences is one of London’s best kept secrets. This five-star townhouse hotel offers spacious suites, contemporary design and butler services for a short or extended stay. There’s also an award-winning spa and Michelin-starred Quilon, where head chef Sriram Aylur serves light but authentic South Indian coastal cuisine. Hamleys is the world’s most famous toy store, started in 1760 and run almost continuously for 250 years.
Taj’s Hamleys at 51 package is valid until 1-31-11, based on availability.
No childhood should be without the Hamleys experience at the flagship Regent Street store, where seven floors of toy heaven await just down the way from 51 Buck. The magic of Hamleys lies in its history of joy-inducing toys, from rag dolls and tin soldiers in the 1700s to the latest games, Lego castles and life-sized giraffes and elephants. 51’s concierge can also arrange exclusive after-hours visits to Hamleys and even themed sleepover parties in the store.