Posted by Cass - 17 March 2011
Treat the Varsity Blues with a deluxe riverside retreat. Celebrate the Boat Race at the Wyndham Grand, London Chelsea Harbour
As eighteen of the UK's sporting and academic elite battle over the epic four and a quarter-mile course from Putney to Mortlake, visitors to London can take it easy with a deluxe stay at the waterside Wyndham Grand in Chelsea Harbour.
The Wyndham Grand is London's only five-star, all-suite hotel, just a mile and a half along the river from the start line in Putney, with Chelsea's renowned nightlife on the doorstep for the after-party.
Guests will enjoy an early afternoon tea with sandwiches, scones, pastries and a classic glass of Pimm's and lemonade at hotel before racing to the river with a personal chauffeur to see the event swing into action. As the crews head back to dry land, guests can return to the hotel to enjoy the harbour views €“ and the morning after, a full English breakfast will sort the winners from the losers once and for all!
The Varsity Blues package is available on 26 March, and for £335 includes:
€¢ One night in a luxurious Chelsea Suite for two
€¢ Afternoon tea including Pimm's and lemonade for two
€¢ Private transfers to and from Putney Bridge
€¢ Full English breakfast for two
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