If you’re planning a trip to London and you only want the best of the best in terms of accommodation, there are actually plenty of options to choose from. This is our top 10 list of London’s best hotels. Together we’re going to check them out one by one and find out what amazing features they offer and what makes each of them stand out.
The Savoy Hotel gives you a taste of Edwardian and art deco design which define all of its 267 rooms and suites as well as the other amenities. Located just steps away from Covent Garden, the hotel is also host to a series of amazing restaurants, including Gordon Ramsay’s Savoy Grill which offers an exquisite array of British grill dishes with a French twist.
The iconic Dorchester hotel is situated in the heart of Mayfair, with a view of Hyde Park and has been hosting celebrities and world leaders for over 70 years. Its 250 rooms and suites are soundproof and they’re furnished and decorated with the finest fabrics and elegant antiques. You can relax and unwind at the spa and sample the contemporary French cuisine of chef Alain Ducasse at The Grill.
Brown’s Hotel is located in Mayfair, just a short walk from the West End theaters and Bond Street boutiques. It offers 117 elegant rooms which have been recently refurbished. Guests can visit the English Tea Room where they’re greeted ceremoniously and then head over to the HIX Mayfair Restaurant and Bar where they can sample contemporary British cuisine surrounded by local artworks.
The Ritz London
Located in Piccadilly, in the heart of London, the Ritz rises from among the trees like a French chateau. It’s been greeting its guests with flair and glamour since 1906 and achieved an iconic status over the years. The service is impeccable and tailored to each person’s needs, whether they’re here on business or on holiday. Guests can enjoy high tea at the Palm Court or dinner at the Ritz Restaurant and later head over to the Rivoli Bar for drinks.
The Langham Hotel
The Langham enjoys an amazing location, among attractions such as Regent’s Park to the North, Hyde Park to the West, and Buckingham Palace Gardens to the South. It’s the perfect starting point if you plan to visit the city. The hotel opened its doors in 1865 and that time it was the first Grand Dame Hotel in Europe. Now its guests can enjoy the 380 suites and all the hotel’s amenities such as the 24 hour fitness centre, the Roux restaurant or the Artesian bar.
At the Connaught you can enjoy a unique combination of traditional and contemporary design elements seamlessly depicted throughout the hotel’s 121 rooms and suites. Located in Mayfair, the hotel is surrounded by a variety of restaurants, shops and galleries and offers a true British experience. Each guest gets to have their own personal butler. Also, the Connaught hosts unique restaurants where guests can enjoy dishes prepared by chefs Hélène Darroze and Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
The Mandarin Oriental is positioned between Hyde Park and Knightsbridge, a privileged location in central London which many guests also find very convenient. Guests can sometimes see through their room windows the Household Cavalry marching down the park towards Buckingham Palace. Moreover, each of the hotel’s rooms is one-of-a-kind and features beautiful antiques, fine fabrics and art pieces.
The Lanesborough hotel also enjoy a privileged location, overlooking Hyde Park. It features an eclectic style infused with traditional and modern details and 19th century flair. Guests can enjoy beautiful views from their rooms, have their own personal butler and visit the hotel’s spa and Céleste restaurant which serves a variety of exquisite dishes. There’s also a fitness centre and spa as well as an exquisite cigar lounge with a special selection of Cognacs.
Claridge’s is an exclusive hotel in Mayfair, host to celebrities and royalty for over 100 years. It features an art decor style infused with modern and timeless elegance and it offers a selection of 203 rooms which range from standard to penthouse suites. Its guests get to dine at the Fera restaurant and enjoy dishes from chef Simon Rogan. There’s also the Foyer & Reading Room to consider if you feel like having a cup of tea, Claridge’s Ba or the hotel’s Health Club and Spa.
You can find the Goring hotel just half a mile from Buckingham Palace, close to a variety of boutique shops and a short walk from Victoria station. Its rooms are elegant, refined and very spacious and many also have private terraces overlooking the gardens. The hotel has its own exclusive restaurant if you feel like dining here as well as a variety of other included amenities such as the fitness club which all guests have access to.