As one of the leading capitals in the world, one would expect nothing but the best from London. These 10 hotels renowned for their service and excellence set the benchmark for hotels across the world...
The Dorchester Collection boasts nine iconic hotels across the world, including Le Meurice, The Beverly Hills Hotel, Hotel Bel-Air and Hotel Eden. The Dorchester in London’s Park Lane is the flagship and represents the epitome of sophisticated elegance.
Park Lane, London, W1
T: +44 207 629 8888
The Savoy was the first purpose-built deluxe hotel in London, setting new standards for luxury, comfort and service unheard of in the hotel world of the day. As the first hotel of its type in London, it was a magnet for the wealthy, the famous, the glamorous, and even the notorious; their stories have accrued over the decades to become part of the legend of this truly unique hotel.
The Strand, London, WC2
T: +44 207 836 4343
COMO Metropolitan London
COMO Metropolitan London combines accurate service, sophisticated design and a vibrant Park Lane location. The hotel is home to the iconic Nobu restaurant serving the best Japanese-Peruvian cuisine. The hotel also boasts one of the capital’s finest spas, the magnificent COMO Shambhala Urban Escape.
Old Park Lane, London, W1
T: +44 207 447 1000
Adjacent to Bond Street, there is nowhere quite like Claridge’s. The hotel began life in 1856 and soon attracted royal notice. During the 1920s it became an English institution; an art deco landmark, loved by movie stars and statesmen, fashion designers and global dignitaries.
Brook Street, Mayfair, London W1
T: +44 207 629 8860
Past and present come together with effortless elegance at The Connaught. Every room and luxury suite has been beautifully refurbished by renowned designers Guy Oliver and the late David Collins. The resulting spaces pair contemporary comfort with elements evoking the building’s classical heritage. Setting the scene for a truly memorable stay in the heart of Mayfair.
Carlos Place, Mayfair, London W1
T: +44 207 499 7070
The Berkeley has been treading its own path for more than 100 years. From here, midway between fashionable Knightsbridge and neighbourly Belgravia, they’re still taking style, comfort and service to inspiring new levels. There’s nowhere quite like it. And that’s the way we love it.
Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1
T: +44 207 235 6000
When The Ritz first opened its doors in 1906, it was considered one of the greatest hotels in the world – many still consider it so. Conceived by the famous hotelier César Ritz with the aim of becoming the ultimate destination for guests looking to stay at the most luxurious hotel in the land, no expense was spared on its opulent interiors and lavish furnishings.
150 Piccadilly, St James’s, London W1
T: +44 207 493 8181
A stone throw’s away from Trafalgar Square this gorgeous hotel boasts Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge, a Daniel Galvin Hair Salon and a spa to rival, and perhaps eclipse, any in London.
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1
T: +44 207 930 8181
The Mandarin Oriental
Sitting between glorious Royal Parkland and the buzz of central Knightsbridge, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is re-imagined and re-invented, offering the essence of timeless heritage coupled with contemporary flair and impeccable service. Home to the iconic Dinner by Heston Blumenthal.
66 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge London SW1
T: +44 207 235 2000
Four Seasons Hotel
Surrounded by the capital’s greenery and most coveted shopping streets, Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane seamlessly balances award-winning design with the city’s high notes. Take in views of Hyde Park from sun-drenched rooms and our rooftop spa, enjoy a leisurely meal on our one-of-a-kind al fresco terrace, then stroll to explore London’s famous sights.
Hamilton Place, Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1
T: +44 207 499 0888