The idea of a close-to-home staycation appeals, especially with many city hotels reducing their rates. ‘In 2020 following the first lockdown, we received a huge amount of one-night bookings as Londoners sought a short escape from home,’ says Rebecca Masri, founder of private-members hotel club Little Emperors. ‘Spending the weekend in a hotel, where someone else makes your breakfast, makes your bed… I wouldn’t be surprised if this trend returns.’