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  Largest hanging basket-world record set by Hotel Indigo London Paddington
 
 PADDINGTON, LONDON, UK -- A giant basket was created to mark the opening of Hotel Indigo London Paddington; it measures over 20ft by 10ft, wheight over 250 kilos, hangs 7.5 metres (25 feet) from the ground off the side of the building and contains over 100 types of flowers including orchids, roses and conifers, setting the world record for the Largest hanging basket.

    It even took a team of workers over EIGHT hours to hang from the front of the Hotel Indigo, in Paddington, though it looks more like the hotel is hanging from it.
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 Hotel Indigo London Paddington is a new boutique hotel, which makes changes to its décor in line with the changing seasons to keep the hotel feeling brand new and interesting for guests.

 
  Karin Nielsen, spokesperson for Hotel Indigo, comments: "Our hotel is all about unique design, bold colours and seasonal changes so what better way to mark its arrival in the UK than by creating the world's largest hanging basket. We've taken our inspiration from the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the seven wonders of the world, and hope that our hanging garden will become a wonder of London."

  Hotel Indigo is IHG's (InterContinental Hotels Group) boutique hotel brand. With 21 hotels in North America, Hotel Indigo London Paddington is the first hotel to open outside North America.

   InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is the world’s largest hotel group by number of rooms. IHG owns, manages, leases or franchises, through various subsidiaries, over 4,100 hotels and more than 600,000 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries and territories around the world.

   The hotel is the first Hotel Indigo outside North America. Room prices start from £125 room only (excluding VAT). To book a room at Hotel Indigo London Paddington visit www.hotelindigo.co.uk.
 

   Related world records:
   Longest toy train track-world record set by Thomas the Tank Engine

   Longest letter to Santa Claus-world record set by the Romanian Post

  
 Longest bridge fountain-world record set by the Banpo Bridge
  

   Monday, January 26, 2009
 

 
 
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