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The Scarlet Angel

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Visitors to the Scarlet often say that The Angel – the iconic sandblasted and lime-washed wooden figure that stands in our entrance lobby – is an important part of their Scarlet experience. Her serene countenance seems to cast an air of calm over the entire hotel. Guests tell us, time and again, that her harmonious presence when they arrive and check in sets the tone for the rest of their stay.  Read More

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Romantic Ways to Propose

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Spring, being the season of hope and new beginnings, seems a fitting time to pop the question. And, if you’re thinking of proposing, you may be worrying about how best to ask in a thoughtful and tasteful way that doesn’t fall into being awkward or formulaic. How do you say the words ‘will you marry me?’ in a way that truly reflects who you are as a couple?

Here is our guide to give you a little inspiration to make your proposal truly memorable for you both:

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Alternative Christmas gift wrapping

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Add a bit of creativity under your tree this Christmas and have some fun wrapping your presents. Rather than expensive, shiny gift wrap, why not give some of these more sustainable and natural ideas a go. Some take a little bit more effort – but you’ll be left with a pile of beautiful gifts to add to your Christmas decorations.

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Natural Hangover Cures

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Prepare for the festive party season with some natural hangover cures…

Researchers agree that there is no scientific evidence to suggest that there are any fail safe ways to cure or prevent a hangover – other than to moderate your alcohol intake. But even the most sensible amongst us may find ourselves overdosing on the mulled wine and eggnog during the party season – it is Christmas after all.

So here are our favourite Scarlet hangover cures to help you feel a little better the morning after, or at least to provide you with some comfort:

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