Sleeping is a luxury all of its own. Every traveller knows the importance of securing the perfect accommodation. It’s one less thing to worry about when you have an amazing place to stay. Let this post guide you into staying at some of the best luxury hotels London has to offer.
The first luxury hotel in London, The Savoy, continues to secure its historical heritage with amenities and flair to match. Located on the River Thames, the hotel’s 268 rooms and suites offer a plethora of ways to make anyone’s stay comfortable and enjoyable. There is a beauty and fitness centre, indoor pool, sauna, spa, florist, and steam room with the availability of chauffeurs and butlers ready to serve your needs at a moment’s notice. A unique feature of the hotel is its Literary Ambassador who’s dedicated to providing guests the best novels to read to compliment their stay. Restaurants and bars include the Savoy Grill owned by the famous chef Gordon Ramsey, Thames Foyer, Simpson’s in the Strand, and Kaspar’s. This hotel continues to impress with its premier suite, The Royal Suite. The suite is spread over the entire fifth floor, giving guests one of the best views over the River Thames as well as the Houses of Parliament and several of London’s famous bridges. In addition to the already impressive amenities in other rooms, this suite also includes an in-suite check-in and unpacking and repacking service, making it the perfect way for travellers to get to and from their next adventure quickly and efficiently. The hotel has won numerous awards including five star ratings from Forbes Travel Guide from 2013-2020.
Designed with elegance on the inside and out, The Dorchester’s beautiful architecture encompassed by its marble floors, gorgeous high top ceilings, and fresh flowers scattered throughout the lobby makes it a great place to stay while in London. Step inside one of the almost 300 rooms and experience the amazing décor and amenities. The hotel offers a wide range of services from pet accommodation, floral arrangements, professional babysitting services and valet parking services. The culinary scene at The Dorchester is quite impressive with the Alain Ducasse restaurant holding three Michelin stars, an accolade not held by many. Other amazing places to dine include The Grill which offers high end British cuisines and China Tang with their amazing Cantonese dishes. Drink like there’s no tomorrow at the iconic The Bar. Lead by legendary bar manager Giuliano, the place has offered cocktails to plenty of famous celebrities like Tom Cruise, Mariah Carey, Lady Gaga, and Johnny Depp.
Want to feel a part of British history? Enjoy a stay at Brown’s hotel. Opening in 1837, it became the very first hotel in London. Over the years, the hotel’s deeply rooted hospitality has been consistently recognized and continues to be a model of British culture, design, and service. From Pulitzer Prize and Oscar winners, scientists, politicians, and inventors, Brown’s guests hail from all walks of life. Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, made the very first phone call here, cementing Brown's reputation even further as a historical significance on a global scale. 33 luxury suites and 82 hotel rooms are ready to make you feel right at home with a wide variety of colour designs and traditional furniture styles. A mix of a modern and antique aesthetic mean guests can feel connected to the past and the present. Guests also have access to a chauffeured Bentley Mulsanne to help them travel London in style and see the sights. Room service can stock healthy and nutritious snacks upon request with drinks included to stay refreshed. Speaking of drinks, The Donovan Bar is an excellent choice to try tasty cocktails made by world-renowned bartenders including Salvatore Calabrese, former President of the United Kingdom Bartender’s Guild.
the ritz london
The ultimate place for travellers to reel themselves into divine serenity and experience British culture to the finest, The Ritz London is luxury defined. From chauffeur driven Rolls Royce services, hair, beauty, and massage treatments, the Michelin starred Ritz Restaurant and the famous Palm Court which offers 18 different types of tea, the Ritz London continues to secure its stronghold in the luxury hotel landscape. Notable past guests include the Queen, Charlie Chaplin, Sir Winston Churchill, and author Evelyn Waugh. The afternoon tea service is quite special given the fact that the “Ritz London is the only hotel in the UK to have a certified Tea Sommelier, Giandomenico Scanu, who travels around the world to various tea plantations to source our wonderful teas” (Ritz London).
Another historic architecture marvel, The Langham’s service and quality continues to impress. Touted as Europe’s first “Grand Hotel” in 1865, this 380 room behemoth provides guests with an exquisite dining experience, a spa and fitness centre, and is the perfect place to hold meetings and events. Its location gives an added flair to its already impressive services. The hotel is just a few minutes away from the shops of Oxford Street as well as the famous restaurants of Marylebone. Guests can enjoy drinks at the Artesian, located inside The Langham which was voted the World’s Best Bar four years in a row.
Here at LUXTAG we connect you to the finest hotels that London has to offer. Booking with LUXTAG secures preferential room rates, early check-in and late check-out and complimentary champagne. Contact one of our lifestyle managers who will be more than happy to assist you with your options.