SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 01, 2012 07:10 ET

Four Star London Hotel Gets Ready for a Right Royal Knees-Up

London Marriott Hotel Marble Arch Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee and a Very British Summer

LONDON--(Marketwire - Jun 1, 2012) - The London Marriott Hotel Marble Arch, together with other Marriott hotels across the UK, will be celebrating the Queen's Diamond Jubilee on June 4th by offering a complimentary Corgi cocktail in its hotel bar to anyone named Elizabeth or born in 1952*. With Elizabeth being the most popular girls name of the last 200 years, this Marble Arch London boutique hotel is looking forward to honouring the Queen and celebrating the Jubilee with her namesakes across the country, which numbered 901,000 at last count.

Celebrations at this 4 star London hotel will kick off from 1st June with all Marriott's UK hotel bar staff donning stylish Union Jack waistcoats and ties, the perfect attire for mixing Marriott's own signature cocktail to celebrate her Majesty -- The Corgi. The Corgi, created by head barman Roman Kerr at Grosvenor House, a JW Marriott Hotel is a refreshingly British blend of Hendricks gin, elderflower liqueur, blackberries, raspberries, fresh lime and mint, served over ice in a tall glass.

Priced at £7.50, the Corgi will be available at the London hotel restaurant, as well as other Marriott hotel bars across the country.

Special limited-edition UK flag mini Pommery POP champagne bottles will also be offered at all hotels for £16 each to toast the celebrations.

With a great location in George Street London W1, this hotel near Oxford Street London is just a ten minute walk from London's Oxford Street and is the ideal place to get into the great party spirit this summer and enjoy expert hospitality, cracking cocktails and a colourful bar team.

Elizabeth facts

  • Elizabeth has been the most popular name for the last two centuries
  • In the last 200 years there has been 1.1 million Elizabeths in England and Wales
  • Elizabeth is the 26th most popular name of 2012
  • North Yorkshire has the highest population of Elizabeths in the UK -- 19,200
  • There are currently 901,000 Elizabeths in the UK
  • The name Elizabeth is of Hebrew origin and means 'my God is a vow'

*On 4 June 2012, one complimentary "Corgi" cocktail per guest over age 18 with proof of identification of first name Elizabeth or born in year 1952.