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Top 10 Luxury Hotels in London

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London has a long-standing reputation as one of the most luxurious cities in Europe. Featuring dozens of world-class shopping destinations, historic sites and some of the most sought after restaurants in the world, it should come as no surprise that London is also home to some of the top luxury hotels around.

Here’s our 10 top luxury hotels in London


Claridges Luxury London Hotel

+44 (0)20 7629 8860

Nestled on the corners of Davies Street and Brook Street in the heart of Mayfair, Claridge’s is one of the best hotels in London. Enjoy a relaxing massage at Claridge’s Health Club and Spa or get a workout at the rooftop gym. Wine and dine at the fine dining restaurant Gordon Ramsay at Claridge’s which features celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay. With two stylish bars: the classic Claridge’s Bar and the elegant ‘The Fumor’, it is no wonder that Claridge’s is one of the best hotels in London. The hotel is just minutes away from popular stores including Christian Louboutin, art galleries and fine dining restaurants. World-class service, exquisite cuisine and stunning suites make Claridge’s one of the most trendy luxury hotels in London.

The Savoy

The Savoy, London

+ 44 (0)20 7836 4343

Often called the most elegant hotel in London, The Savoy is located right on the bank of Thames. Popular facilities include a 24-hour business center, British Fine Jeweller; Boodles, and a fully equipped health club. Dine at one of six restaurants including the River Restaurant, Simpson’s in the Strand and Thames Foyer. The Savoy is just a few minutes away from Trafalgar Square and has been frequented by celebrities including Frank Sinatra and Katherine Hepburn.

The Connaught

The Connaught in London

+44 (0)20 7499 7070
Located in the fashionable Mayfair area, The Connaught exudes of elegance and luxury. With three styles of rooms and eleven different suite styles to choose from, the Connaught offers something for every taste. This hotel features two restaurants and two bars to satisfy any craving. After a night of fine dining and entertainment, take a load off at the Aman Spa or take a relaxing dip in the 60-square metre pool. Other highlights include spa services, a steam room and meeting & banquet rooms. The Connaught is surrounded by cultural attractions including Cork Street Galleries and the English National opera.

Go and discover why The Connaught is one of the best luxury hotels in London.

The Ritz

The Ritz Hotel in London

+44 (0) 20 7493 8181

The Ritz offers style, elegance and sophistication with four different styles of rooms and nine uniquely styled suites to choose from. Enjoy great food at their fine dining restaurant The Ritz Restaurant or have an evening beverage at The Ravioli Bar. They are also famous for their afternoon tea which books months in advance. This beautiful hotel is located in the heart of West End and boasts breathtaking views of Hyde Park and the Royal Gardens of Green Park. Other highlights include a full fitness center, salon and several banquet and meeting halls. This hotel is within walking distance of popular attractions including Buckingham Palace, The Royal Opera House and the Victoria & Albert Museum.

The Berkeley

The Berkeley Hotel, London

+44 (0)20 7107 8866.

The Berkeley is a fashionable hotel located in Knightsbridge. Featuring 214 contemporary-styled rooms and suites, the Berkeley delivers comfort, luxury and elegance. Enjoy mouthwatering delights at one of The Berkeley’s two fine dining restaurants: Marcus Wareing at the Berkeley or Koffmann’s or have a nightcap at The Blue Bar. Other highlights include a rooftop pool, fully equipped fitness center with personal trainers and an exclusive members-only Health Club and Spa. This extravagant hotel is within walking distance of popular attractions like Dunhill’s Bourdon House, Gagosian Gallery and famous shopping destination Harvey Nichols.

The Dorchester

The Dorchester

+44 20 7629 8888

The Dorchester, a top hotel in London, is located on Park Lane in Mayfair. This swanky hotel overlooks Hyde Park and is within walking distance of high-end shopping centers of Knightsbridge, Mount Street and Bond Street. This luxury hotel combines classic and contemporary designs to deliver stylish dwellings and world class comfort. Enjoy some French cuisine at Alain Ducasse or endless jazz at China Tang. Start the evening off at one of The Dorchester’s trendy bars like The Promenade Bar or The Bar at The Dorchester. Other highlights like a fitness studio, spa, salon and a number of meeting and banquet spaces make the Dorchester one of the top luxury hotels in the area.

The Mayfair

The Mayfair

+44 20 7629 7777

This 5-star hotel is located on Stratton Street in Mayfair. In addition to a huge selection of superior rooms and suites to choose from, the Mayfair also features meeting rooms, a cigar bar, a casino, a spa & gym and so much more! Enjoy flavorful cuisine or an afternoon tea at The Mayfield’s own Quince Restaurant. The Mayfair is located near popular fashion boutiques, tasty restaurants and film venues including the Queens Theatre and the Aldwych Theatre.

Sanderson London

Sanderson Suite in London

+44 (0) 20 7300 1400

The Sanderson is often referred to as an ‘Urban Spa’ given it’s smart, slick finish and modern way of thinking. The hotel, like the Sanctum is nestled in Londons busy West End, offering a great place to stay if you’re planning to catch a show. The Sanderson is the ultimate mash up of fantasy and wellbeing. Situated in a landmark 50s building that has been painstakingly transposed by Philoppe Starck into a beautiful fantasy land which is the epitome of modern luxury and style.

Mandarin Oriental

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+44 (0)20 7235 2000

This hotel is tucked away in the heart of Knightsbridge and is among the top luxury hotels in London. It overlooks Hyde Park and is in the center of London’s most popular shopping district. The exquisite rooms and suites are equipped with the latest technology and handcrafted finishes. The Mandarin Oriental is also home to one of the top spa facilities in the UK, offering premium spa services including massages, facials and an array of other services. Other highlights include a fitness center, meeting & banquet rooms and traditional British cuisine at the Dinner by Heston Blumenthal restaurant. The Mandarin Oriental is also home to two bars: Bar Boulud and Mandarin Bar.

Sanctum Soho


+44 (0)207 292 6100

Sanctum Soho Hotel has everything for the luxury hunter. Boasting comfort, style, sophistication and glamour the Sanctum hotel is sure to satisfy even the most discerning of hotel guests. Situated on Warwick street in the heart of London’s bustling West End, the hotel is a conversion of two stunning Georgian town houses which have been carefully transformed into an amazing 30-bedroom boutique hotel.

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  1. Vesper Black

    Getting lots of emailing asking about the best hotels in London. Glad people are liking the page

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