The AJ's summer hotels promotion continues this week with an offer saving more than 50 per cent on stays at the historic Imperial Hotel in the South West - the ideal touring centre for visiting Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners'world-famous Eden Project.
The Imperial is the only five-star hotel in the South West, and is a 'Mediterranean-style resort'perched on a hilltop overlooking Torbay.One night's accommodation in a standard room would normally cost £85 per person, but your stay will cost just £42.50 per person, per night, with an automatic upgrade to a premium sea-facing room (normally £115), with private balcony, plus breakfast, use of the leisure facilities and free car parking.
The 152-bed hotel was built in 1866, and features marble floors, chandeliers, swimming pools and a beauty salon.
Over the years many notable guests have stayed at The Imperial, including Emperor Napoleon III and King Edward VII.
The offer is valid Sunday to Thursday from 7 September to 23 December 2002, subject to availability. A single supplement of £35 per night applies. To book, contact hotel reservations on 01803 294301 quoting The Architects' Journal.
Watch out for further hotel offers in the AJ.