04 Aug '11, 9am

London's K West hotel is proof that going green doesn't mean missing out on life's little luxuries:

London's K West hotel is proof that going green doesn't mean missing out on life's little luxuries:

Because Shepherd’s Bush was the first area I stayed in when arriving in London, it holds a special place in my heart so I was excited about going back. The K West’s location is definitely one of its biggest advantages and its just two minutes from the tube. Prior to staying at K West, I had always assumed that big city hotels were just places to sleep and store your stuff while you explore the city. But this hotel proved me wrong. A tour of the hotel gave me another look at the K Lounge as well as the hotel’s ultra-modern spa. With seven treatment rooms offering over 100 different treatments, it’s not your average poky hotel spa. London’s only ‘Snow Paradise’ room is a big draw but the Ultimate Aromatherapy Facial – a sleep-inducing treatment using fragrant organic essential oils – is better still. A major overhaul last year vastly improved the spa’s green credentials, wit...

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