Claridge’s is a luxury five-star hotel and has been open since 1898. This seven-story terracotta was built by the same architect who built Harrods department store. It’s a long time favorite stop amount A-list clientèle. Queen Victoria and the Empress Eugenie were fans, as is Anna Wintour, who stays here during fashion week. Queen Elizabeth lunches in the royal suite a few times a year. Besides a Gorden Ramsay restaurant, guests enjoy the famous Claridge’s Bar and Fumior. The Claridge is home to 203 lively rooms, decorated in traditional elegance. Elevators are manually operated, and each contains a sofa for lounging.
45 Park Lane
45 Park Lane is one of the world’s finest hotels, and isn’t a stranger to travel industry accolades and awards. Guests have nothing but praise for this luxury hotel, which boasts 59 rooms, suites and apartment.45 Park Lane has styled its rooms to appeal to all tastes, and are fabulously comfortable. Each room has an iPad, and the lights and blinds operate at the touch of the screen. The views (and balconies) over look Hyde Park and beyond. This luxury hotel that is also home to a Wolfgang Puck restaurant, Cut. Waiters are prompt and well educated in the art of beef. Another perk of staying at 45 Park Lane is the media room, used for private screenings and complimentary access to The Dorchester’s wonderful spa facilities.
The Milestone Kensington is an award-winning 5 star boutique hotel in Kensington, overlooking Kensington Palace. The building a 19th-century architectural icon with a historic Victorian atmosphere. Every room has an individual style with original artwork and antiques; with guest’s comfort in mind. Enjoy modern British cuisine and exceptional wines in Cheneston’s restaurant. Take afternoon tea beside the open fire in the Park Lounge, enjoy a signature cocktail in the chic Conservatory or relax in the Stables Bar. The Milestone offers award-winning style, warmth and comfort with a high level of service to match.
Don’t let the plain exterior fool you, One Aldwych offers luxury accommodation. One Aldwych’s rooms are contemporary and equipped with iPod docking stations, mini TV in the en suite shower rooms, and fresh fruit and flowers are delivered daily. This luxury hotel’s facilities include a swimming pool with underwater music, steam and sauna rooms, and a state-of-the-art health club with personal trainers. Axis at One Aldwych restaurant offers a modern British menu, with food made from fine locally sourced produce while the Lobby Bar serves cocktails and afternoon tea with a twist.