The Midland Hotel, Morecambe

The Midland Hotel, Morecambe

Travellers are all about the views. When I worked in reservations at a hotel in central London people always wanted a room with a view but being in central London that wasn’t always possible. Some of the rooms had fantastic views over the rooftops of Kensington while others had brick walls covered in pigeon poo. I didn’t think I was too concerned about having a room with a view until I had a room at The Midland with this one:

The room had full length floor to ceiling windows and a balcony to match overlooking Morecambe Bay. When sunny the bay was a sight to behold as it was when the waves were crashing violently against the Stone Jetty. The windows really opened up the room making it feel huge and, if that way inclined, you could sit in the bath in all your glory looking out at the bay in all of its.

The iconic four star Midland Hotel was built in 1933 and renovated in 2006 to bring the Art Deco glamour of its heyday into the 21st century.

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