London is home to world-class hotels, offering the very best in service, luxury and comfort.
We list our top 10 picks for luxurious stays in the Capital, whether you are looking to treat yourself to a special stay, are on a business trip, or celebrating a special occasion.
Milestone Hotel Kensington
This Grade-II listed Victorian building offers guests a chance to experience classic English furnishings, outstanding original works of art and homely cuisine. The premise boasts 43 individually designed deluxe rooms and 13 luxurious suites. Enjoy the best of British fine-dining at the hotel’s on-site Cheneston’s Restaurant, and the finest cocktails at the Stables Bar. The venue also boasts a sauna and heated pool.
📍 1 Kensington Court, London, W8 5DL 📞 +44 20 7917 1000 / Website>
This 5-star Boutique hotel is located opposite the Royal Mews, walking distance to London Victoria Tube and Station. Boasting stunning rooms, exemplary service, all-day complimentary canapés and snacks from the pantry, and an impressive glass-roof Executive lounge, where you can enjoy a Champagne check-in. The 41 features an understated and stylish black & white theme throughout. Each room is individually designed, boasting luxurious bedding and a hand-made mattress for maximum comfort. The hotel also boasts a private rooftop terrace where you can unwind to city views. Breakfast is served at in the Executive Lounge offering an impressive continental spread and a highly-rated Full English breakfast.
📍 41 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS 📞 +44 20 7300 0041 / Website>
Vintry & Mercer
This impressive 5-star establishment is located right in the centre of The City of London, just a short walk from St Paul’s Cathedral. Other popular attractions within close proximity are to the hotel are the Tower of London, Borough Market and Sky Garden. Each of the 92-rooms at the Vintry & Mercer offer a bespoke and contemporary design inspired by the merchant taylors of that time. The hotel offers a rooftop restaurant, cocktail bar and Asian tapas using the finest ingredients, and also offering a great selection of original cocktails at the 1920’s New York inspired DND (Do Not Disturb) bar.
📍 20 Garlick Hill, London, EC4V 2AU 📞 +44 20 3908 808 / Website>
The world-renowned Savoy Hotel is located in the heart of the city at the banks of the river Thames, and within walking distance of the British Museum and The Royal Opera House. It is also a short walk from Covent Garden. The property boasts 267 luxury rooms and suited in the classic Art Deco and Edwardian styles, with many rooms offering stunning views of iconic landmarks and the River Thames. Guests can enjoy The Savoy Breakfast, the hotel’s take on a full English breakfast. You can also dine at The Savoy Grill, headed by celebrity chef Gordan Ramsay, offering a selection of meats grilled on a wood-fired charcoal grill.
📍 The Savoy, The Strand, London, WC2R 0EZ 📞 +44 20 7420 2300 / Website>
The Corinthia Hotel is located a short distance from Trafalgar Square, and offers guests the most luxurious rooms, suites and penthouses. The property’s award-winning Spa is also the largest in the capital. The buildings decor and interior is inspired from the period of 1885, but with the most modern amenities. The hotel boasts a restaurant from Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge serving the best of British cuisine.
📍 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2BD 📞 +44 20 7930 8181 / Website>
This stylish and indulgent hotel is located in the heart of fashionable Chelsea. The hotel’s rooms are a fusion of classic British style with modern amenities. The rooms boast warm colours, fascinating artworks, a marble bathroom, and luxurious large beds for a comfortable stay. The luxurious suites are individually designed and boast additional space and luxuries. The hotel also offers speciality suites, which are the most luxurious. The hotel offers a dining experience by celebrity chef Adam Handling, offering the very best of modern British cuisine. You can also unwind with drinks at The Bar and Terrace.
📍 75 Sloane St, Chelsea, London SW1X 9SG 📞 +44 20 7048 7141 / Website>
The Ritz London
The world-renowned Ritz hotel in London is located in the heart of the city, overlooking London’s Green Park and offering fantastic city views. The Neoclassical build offers a selection of luxurious rooms from Superior Queen to Deluxe King, offering a classic elegant design with all the modern touches and amenities. Enjoy a traditional British afternoon tea or a glass of Champagne in The Palm Court offering guests a relaxing ambience and featuring a pianist and harpist to help you unwind. Dine at the Michelin-starred Ritz Restaurant, or go for al-fresco drinks at The Ritz Garden. For delicious cocktails head to The Rivoli Bar.
📍 150 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9BR 📞 +44 20 7493 8181 / Website>
Hotel Cafe Royal
This luxurious 5-star hotel is located in a great central area on Regent Street in popular Mayfair. This iconic hotel boasts beautifully designed rooms with a distinctive look. The rooms are designed with Portland stone, feature marble bathrooms and combine luxury with the latest tech for a comfortable stay. The property also offers a selection of luxurious suites. Enjoy cakes and bubbles from award winning pastry chef Albert Adria. You can also try a great selection of cocktails at The Green Bar. In-room dining at the hotel is available 24 hours a day.
📍 68 Regent Street , London, W1B 4DY 📞 +44 20 7406 3333 / Website>
Sofitel London St James
Located behind a magnificent neoclassical façade is the luxurious 5-star Sofitel London St James, set in a well preserved Victorian building. The rooms and suites boast classical British designs with a touch of French elegance. The spacious rooms and suites feature tall windows for a bright and spacious space to relax in. Dine in The Parisian cafe by Wild Honey, combining the best of French cooking with the best British ingredients. The hotel also serves delicious cocktails at the intimate St James Bar.
📍 6 Waterloo Place, London, SW1Y 4AN 📞 +44 20 7747 2200 / Website>
45 Park Lane
This luxury hotel boasts contemporary designs with great art and architecture. Guests receive a welcome Negroni drink, and each of the spacious 45-rooms overlooking Hyde Park will come with a personal host, that will look after you during your stay. The property also has a luxurious penthouse suite. The property also features a modern American steak house, CUT at 45 Park Lane is based on the award-winning CUT by Wolfgang Puck in Beverly Hills. Enjoy a great selection of drinks and cocktails at the Bar 45. The property also features an impressive Spa designed by Join Manku.
📍 45 Park Lane, London, W1K 1PN 📞 +44 20 7493 4545 / Website>