Every year millions of tourist’s head to London, and this year the number of people flying to England has literally doubled because of the Royal Wedding next month. According to reports hotels in Windsor and London were booked solid as soon as Kensington Palace announced the wedding dates. Since the Royal Wedding is a month away, we decided to list our top hotels in London to guide those who’ll be flying to the capital to take part in the Royal festivities.
Rosewood London is tucked inside the city’s historic Holborn neighborhood. The hotel is a short distance from downtown, the West End theater district and tourist attractions such as The British Museums and St. Paul’s Cathedral. The oldest parts of the hotel date back to the 1910’s featuring stunning Edwardian architecture. Some of the Old World details like a carriageway seven-story and a seven-story Renaissance-style staircase are still intact and give the hotel a historical charm. Rosewood London is known for its lavish English breakfast and top notch services. Guests can enjoy artwork inspired by British history throughout the hotel. If that’s not enough, the hotel is pet-friendly. How very British of them!
If you want timeless British elegance then The Beaumont is your best bet. The hotel is located in the peaceful streets of Mayfair Square in London. It has been dubbed the essence of “London luxury” since it oozes sophistication and grandeur. The Beaumont boasts a staggering 73 rooms, in-house restaurants Spa, 24-hour fitness center and much more. Its central location gives it the advantage of being close to the best boutiques, restaurants and Hyde Park. They’re known for their impeccable service and a delicious complimentary breakfast. The only downside to this hotel is that even the most basic rooms are very expensive.
If you’re going to London to be near royalty, then this hotel is for you because it’s just four blocks from Buckingham Palace. The hotel offers an intimate lodging experience though and because of that only has 30 rooms. Every room is provided with a personal butler and complimentary snacks. If you’ve binged on too many of the complimentary snacks offered by the hotel, you can take advantage of the Sports Buddies program, which pairs up guests and staff members, so you’re never lonely.
This boutique hotel has even less than 30 rooms, but its unique personality makes up for the lack of rooms. Every room and suite is individually decorated and has bold prints scattered all over the room. Guests have access to basic amenities like bottled water, flat screen TV, and 24-hour room service. The hotel provides personalized service where guests are welcomed with a drink of choice which is in the house and an afternoon tea which has been described as “simply divine” by food critics. Egerton House Hotel is down the street from Harrods and a short walking distance from both Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park.