On Thursday evening I was lucky enough to be invited to a bloggers dinner evenrt at Newcastle’s malmaison hotel.
The Malmaison is a short 15 minute walk from Newcastle city centre and a stone throw from the River Tyne. The hotel is situated in the grand former Co-op building which has stood the test of time with it’s beautifully maintained sandstone facade.
When you enter the hotel you are greeted with luxury from every angle, shades of black, grey and plum are everywhere, staff are beautiful and well presented and the scent of lilies fills the air.
Walking into the bar area you are transported into a different place and time, I imagine this is what people thought when entering first class areas on the Titanic. It looks like a place that the rich and famous could be found sipping a cognac and smoking a Cuban cigar. Continue reading