The Chesterfield, Mayfair

Merging comfort with luxury, The Chesterfield Mayfair London embraces its prime location in Mayfair with its exemplary facilities and offerings to give guests the best experience possible. The Chesterfield is the perfect venue for all occasions big or small.

You won’t regret a stay at The Chesterfield. Choose from 94 deluxe guest rooms and 13 extravagant suites. Each room captures any mood that takes your fancy: bold, whimsical, exotic, elegant, or cozy. The furnishings and decorations are specific to each room leaving each stay a completely different and exciting experience.

Aside from fabulously arranged rooms, the Chesterfield offers some mighty tasty options. Known for their Afternoon Tea, the Chesterfield is a member of the Tea Guild. This unique and prestigious organization represents outlets dedicated to brewing and serving tea to the high standards desired by the United Kingdom Tea Council. Indulge in homemade baked goods and delicious tea. For a more filling meal make your way over to Butler’s Restaurant. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, fine British dining, grand banqueting, Afternoon Tea, and a light pre-theatre menu. Wine lovers will be in awe over the extensive list of vintages. Treat yourself to some drinks at the Terrace Bar for perfect way to unwind after a long day complete with a soothing pianist.

The Chesterfield has location, accommodation, and wonderful cuisine choices so make sure you book your stay!

Address: 35 Charles Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5EB
Telephone: +44 20 7491 2622
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Jumeirah Carlton Tower

One of London’s best hotels, no really Jumeirah Carlton Tower was bestowed five glistening stars, sits like a beacon in the city’s central area. On Sloane Street, the hub of Knightsbridge, Jumeirah Carlton not only offers 216 luxurious guest rooms but also one of London’s most exclusive health clubs, The Peak Health & Spa. Whether you’re staying overnight or having yourself a little pampering session, Jumeirah Carlton is the place to be. Plus, Hyde Park and the city’s finest shopping at Sloane Streets boutiques, Harrods and Harvey Nichols are all within easy walking distance. City life, shopping, and relaxation all contained in one reasonably sized area—what could be better?

Well that’s just it, it does get better. Aside from incredible rooms and prime time location, Jumeirah Carlton Tower also offers guests a 20 meter indoor swimming pool, three restaurants, a golf simulator featuring 30 of the world’s greatest courses, and extensive fitness facilities. Everything seems pretty self-explanatory except the restaurants, so let’s delve into the fine dining options.

Matching the majestic views with healthy foods, The Club Room offers a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere up on the 9th floor. Order some light meals, nutritious snacks, or a lunch buffet with a fruity cocktail or smoothie while gazing off into the mesmerizing panoramic city view. The all day, all-around Chinoiserie is a tranquil setting for breakfast, a happening spot for afternoon tea, and distinctive venue for nighttime ventures. Drawing in a diverse mix of guests, Chinoiserie is the perfect spot for casual conversation and watching life go by. Earning three AA Rosettes and becoming an iconic restaurant in London, The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant holds onto its 50-year history with a 21st Century flare. Here, you’ll be treated to the best of traditional British cuisine using only fresh, seasonal produce and a choice from a collection of over 450 wines and champagnes.

So really, what more could you ask from a hotel?

Address: On Cadogan Place, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 9PY, UK
Telephone: +44 20 7235 1234
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Hotel Café Royal

A London legend continues to stand and serve people many years later. In 1863, the original Café Royal was secured by a French wine merchant. As time went on, Café Royal grew in great fame with the notion it contained the world’s greatest wine cellar. By the 19th Century, wine wasn’t the only selling point; Café Royal had established a reputation for excellent hospitality, dining, and entertainment right in the epicenter of fashionable London. Many big name authors, rock stars, royalty, and athletes have come to stay.

Not wanting the social landmark to lose its status, this London icon gained a new face as the Hotel Café Royal. Keeping the history of the building in mind, all changes have been made sensitively with each space paying tribute to its glamorous spirit. The reincarnation now features 160 contemporary guestrooms and a diverse selection of restaurants and bars.

Each room encompasses a serene vintage yet tastefully contemporary atmosphere. All details are carefully thought out and purposely placed to compliment the space. Choose from a spacious guestroom, extravagant suites, or remarkable signature suites. With your stay, you receive a generous offering of services and amenities including a spa and gym to make your stay more enjoyable and relaxing.

With eight total dining choices within one hotel, you will never go hungry. Choose from informal dining to bars with extensive cocktail menus to formal and private dining to afternoon tea to in-room options! Café Royal certainly has all the bases covered when it comes to cuisine.

Between the history, the location, and the facilities, Café Royal should be at the top of your list.

Address: 68 Regent Street, London W1B 4DY
Telephone: +44 20 7406 3333
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Aloft London Excel

If you find yourself at the ExCeL International Convention Center and need a place to lay your head for a night or two, consider staying the conveniently located Aloft London Excel—the only hotel in ExCeL London directly connected to the convention center. Aloft sits next to the Prince Regent DLR station and just minutes from the London City Airport, Canary Wharf, and the O2 Arena.

This select-service hotel offers a sassy and refreshing accommodation alternative for both the super serious business traveler and the laid-back leisure vacationer. Aloft is urban-influenced and effortlessly chic providing guests the perfect blend of relaxation and entertaining amenities. Choose one of three room styles: Aloft Rooms, Urban Rooms, or Savvy Suites. Each room comes with guaranteed comfort and basic living necessities. Guests will find a variety of venues for various times of day. Get your sweat on in the large indoor pool or gym. Enroll your child (aged 2-12) in Camp Aloft to keep them busy and tuckered out. Mosey on down to the Docksider Restaurant or Re:mix Lounge when your tummy starts grumbling. Sip on an adult beverage while listening to some live music. Aloft has it all making leaving the hotel a hard choice, but you’ll want to check out and fully embrace the East London Scene.

Pack up the kids and the family pet and enjoy a getaway at Aloft.

Address: One Eastern Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, EN, E16 1FR
Telephone: +44 20 3203 0700
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The Halkin Hotel

Claiming its stake in Belgravia—a picturesque Georgian neighborhood in London’s heart—The Halkin Hotel holds the title of one of the city’s best central luxury hotels. Belgravia is beside the life of Knightsbridge, Mayfair’s Regency squares, and St. James’s parks. Aside from the wonderful offerings within the Halkin, there are plenty of restaurants and glittering shops within walking distance to explore.

The Halkin boasts 41 rooms and suites designed to accommodate both relaxation and a working environment. The overall aesthetic is calm, cool, and contemporary making this boutique hotel a repeat stay among guests. In addition, the Halkin will assist guests to the best of their abilities. Whether it’s curating in-hotel needs or orchestrating a customized shopping trip or making dinner reservations or securing tickets to the hot show in town, the staff are there to help.

If the choice is to stay in, guests won’t be disappointed with the cuisine offerings. The new Basque restaurant Ametsa with Arzak Instructions specializes in Spanish gastronomy from not one but three acclaimed Michelin stars chefs. For coffee, relaxed lunches, afternoon teas, and cocktails, Halkin Bar is a popular spot for guests of all ages to find something to enjoy.

The Halkin truly encompasses the area and lives up to its continually rising reputation.

Address: Halkin Street, London, SW1X 7DJ
Telephone:  +44 20 7333 1000
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Duane Street Hotel

Families, professionals and lone travellers alike will be enticed by the sophistication and worldliness offered by the extraordinary eats and comforting beds at the Duane Street Hotel. This hotel is part of The Independent Collection; a cluster of boutique establishments in residential neighbourhoods that deliver guests an authentic experience in whichever city they are visiting.

With 43 rooms, a grab-and-go breakfast station and a delicious restaurant featuring Indian flavours, the Duane Street Hotel appeals to both international guests and locals looking for respite from their busy lives. Young lodgers will delight in the complimentary iPad service. With two delicious restaurants and an in-room mini-bar, guests will be grateful for the gym passes at Equinox, located right across the street. Bicycles are available for loan giving you easy access to Tribeca, which was a hot spot for artists in the 1960s and ‘70s and is now one of the most desired addresses in New York. With each suite equipped with eleven-foot ceilings, hardwood floors and oversized windows however, it may be hard to tear yourself away from your room.

Address: 130 Duane Street New York, New York 10013
Telephone:
212 964 4600 
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Mango Tree Belgravia

Mango Tree is nestled in the heart of Belgravia. Like its original location in Bangkok, Mango Tree offers exquisite and authentic Thai cuisine right near Buckingham Palace. Guests will be greeted by a warm and spacious environment and be seated in a stylish venue reminiscent of restaurants in Thailand.

The space has been feng-shui designed to ensure guests have a comfortable and enhanced dining experience. Mango Tree offers classic Thai cuisine of the highest caliber while also being innovative. The finest ingredients are sourced both locally and abroad and each culinary region produces a particular flavor for each Thai dish.

The north provides rich and mild dishes, spicy dishes come from the east, the central region provides mild dishes influenced from Chinese style, and the south produces the hot and spicy dishes. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of Thai dishes like the Pla Plow. Pla Plow is a grilled fillet of sea bass artfully wrapped in a banana leaf and fresh lemon grass. Savor an explosion of flavors that includes spicy lime sauce, larb pla tuna, and corn-fed chicken in green curry. Stop in for an exquisite bite of authentic Thai cuisine and enjoy the genuine Thai hospitality.

Address: 46 Grosvenor Place, London SW1X 7EQ
Telephone: 020 7823 1888
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Lanes of London

Located on London’s Park Lane with stunning views of Hyde Park and the Marble Arch, Lanes of London is an all-day casual dining experience which should not be missed. This restaurant focuses on creating a seasonal British menus featuring various decedent breakfast options from French Toast to Full English Breakfast and Avocado on toastLunch and dinner are no less indulgent, with menu items such as Guinea fowl with thyme, white onion, wild mushroom and cavolo nero, a selection of Beef Steaks, Duck breast with carrot, orange, brassica and sweet potato and Sticky Toffee Pudding. No matter what you choose, the quality of these seasonal ingredients is impeccable and the tastes will please even the most discerning palate.

Lanes of London also offers a Botanical Afternoon Tea comprising of a wonderful selection of finger sandwiches, fresh scones, cakes, and pastries all inspired by botanicals and English garden ingredients. There is a stunning selection of loose leaf tea varieties available to compliment your Afternoon Tea, however, for those that would prefer a little tipple, the option of adding a glass of Champagne or upgrading to a bottomless bubbly Afternoon Tea is available.

Seen as soon as you enter from the Park Lane entrance, the bar at Lanes of London also leaves a striking first impression that will only be improved after trying a couple of cocktails. This casual bar offers a delightful locale equally suited to after-work drinks, pre-dinner cocktails, or late-evening nightcaps. Though casual in atmosphere, the cocktail menu aims to please customers with elevated palates and is a Gin lovers dream with a selection of over 50 to choose from.

Address: 140 Park Lane, London, United Kingdom W1K 7AA
Telephone: 020 7647 5664
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