Finding a luxury London hotel is easy, choosing one not so!
London offers a huge array of stunningly luxurious accommodation. As well as the best restaurants and high end pampering, you can expect nothing less than first class service at these hotels.
So, if you're looking for five star hotels in London and money is no object, have a look at these impeccable offerings...
collect points for well known hotel chains, you may be surprised to find they own a luxury London hotel. The hotel name will not always include the
brand name, so you may be able to use your points and treat yourself!
Hotel 41 consistently receives rave reviews for its outstanding luxury.
The ability of the management and staff to go above and beyond in
providing the best service, makes this a top luxury London hotel.
Situated a short distance from Buckingham Palace, this intimate boutique hotel is in a great location for exploring the sights.
Fellow guests have been thrilled at the "plunder the pantry" service, where you can help yourself to a complimentary range of snacks from 8.30pm, to stave off any hunger.
A stay here is definitely worth it.
Top Tip: If it is a bit chilly, you may find a hot water bottle has been placed in your bed at turn down. A fantastic five star touch!
Rates and reviews: Hotel 41
Located in the heart of Mayfair, Claridges is well known for its stunning art decor and beautiful rooms.
With a reputation for outstanding and unique customer service, this luxury London hotel really is an enduring beauty reminiscent of a long gone era.
Currently there are 202 rooms (with up to 70 suites) on offer, however this number will change as they continue to add more rooms.
If it's a world class restaurant you're looking for, Gordan Ramsay's at Claridges will offer just that. Afternoon tea is also a must!
Rates and reviews: Claridges
The Ritz Hotel needs no introduction. Possibly one of the most famous five star hotels in London, it oozes luxury and style. With 134 beautifully elegant rooms (including suites ranging in size from 495 sq feet up to 1200 sq feet), you'll be spoiled for choice. As well as the best restaurants and its famous afternoon tea, this hotel truly deserves its status.
Rates and reviews: Ritz Carlton
The Savoy Hotel London, located close to the River Thames, could not be better positioned for sightseeing.
With 268 rooms (including 69 suites), the Savoy offers a touch of old world finesse, as well as some stunning views along the Thames.
Re-opening in 2010 after a multi-million pound refurbishment, the hotel offers beautifully presented rooms either in an Edwardian or Art Deco style.
Classy, iconic, impeccable...just a few words guest use to describe this wonderful luxury London hotel.
Top Tip: If you book a one room suite or above you'll also get use of their legendary butler service.
Rates and reviews: The Savoy
Space is at a premium (even at some of the five star hotels in London). If you want a bigger room ask if they are available.
City and hotel noise can cause a problem for some. Ask about this when booking. Some rooms will be located in a quieter position than others
Views vary, from stunning parks, to office blocks or even brick walls. If this is important to you, check before confirming where to stay in London.
The Milestone Hotel London is a beautifully appointed boutique hotel.
With 62 rooms (including 6 apartments and 12 suites), 24 hour butler service and a staff ratio of 2:1, it's easy to understand why guests return again and again.
The hotel has outstanding views of Kensington park London and is only a two minute walk
from Kensington Tube Station, so sightseeing couldn't be easier.
Top Tip: All rooms are individually decorated, some are larger than others and the views differ. Before booking, discuss your preferences with the hotel.
Rates and reviews: The Milestone
The iconic Dorchester Hotel London has 250 rooms (including 57 suites). With a staff to guest ratio of 3:1, you will be treated to first class service and luxury.
Sitting opposite Hyde Park, the hotel is near to
Knightsbridge, Bond Street and Buckingham Palace and other top tourist attractions.
Top Tip: The Dorchester is reputed to have the deepest baths in London. If you prefer a shower though, ask for a "walk in" shower upon booking. They are available in some rooms.
Rates and reviews: The Dorchester
The Goring Hotel London is a quintessentially English hotel located near Victoria.
Even the best hotels in London find it hard to match its famous history going back over 100 years.
Offering 69 rooms and suites, this hotel is a favourite with celebrities and royalty alike. In most recent years, taking care of Kate Middleton and her family on the eve of her wedding to Prince William.
Top Tip: The hotel is a short distance from Victoria Stations (bus and tube). Victoria is the transport hub of London. A great location if you plan on using the public transport network to explore.
Rates and reviews: The Goring Hotel
The Connaught Hotel London has 121 rooms and 34 suites boasting stunning decor and elegant surroundings. Offering an extra touch of class, a butler service is provided for each and every room or suite booked (at no extra cost). A truly exquisite luxury London hotel. Some would even argue its one of the best five star hotels in London.
Located in the exclusive Mayfair Village, you won't need to go far to experience the best side of the city. If you want to explore further, either Bond Street or Green Park tube stations are only a 5-10 ten minute walk away.
Top Tip: Rooms in the original part of the hotel offer a traditional decor, while the newer annexe offers a more contemporary design.
Rates and reviews: The Connaught