Five best 5-star hotels in London
1. Mondrian London
Situated on the banks of the River Thames in the famed Sea Containers building, Mondrian London is just a 7-minute walk from the Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. The hotel is also 15 minutes’ walk from the London Eye, Borough Market, The London Dungeon and SEA LIFE London Aquarium.
Guests will immediately be drawn to the giant, copper clad wall inspired by the hull of a ship, running from outside the building, through to the lobby and on to the river side of the hotel. Experience underwater tranquility and specialised treatments at agua Bathhouse & Spa, sample delicious food using locally sourced ingredients at Sea Containers restaurant, where outdoor seating along the river walk is also available, and sample innovative cocktails from Mr Lyan at Dandelyan with its iconic green marble bar and dramatic views of the Thames.
Uniquely reflecting the urban feel of the Southbank neighbourhood, Mondrian London is within walking distance of landmarks such as Tate Modern, Royal Festival Hall, the National and Globe theatres, as well as Borough Market and the London Eye.
2. Dukes Hotel
Located close to St James’ Palace, the 5-star Dukes Hotel offers luxury accommodation in the historical heart of the city, moments from Buckingham Palace, Green Park and Piccadilly Circus.
Dukes has a fresh new design that complements its history and traditional English style. Rooms have fine features, including free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service and bathrobes.
The Health Club houses an Italian marble steam room, a gym and beauty treatment room. Dukes Bar, famous for its martinis, has a cool and sophisticated atmosphere, while Michelin-starred chef Nigel Mendham serves a classic British menu in the Restaurant Thirty Six.
Guests can also relax in the hotel’s cigar garden, with a wide range of fine cigars and a choice of cognacs. Afternoon tea is also available in the intimate Drawing Room.
3. Westbury Mayfair Hotel
Located on Bond Street, this 5-star luxury hotel features elegant rooms with plasma-screen TVs and a chic, award-winning bar. Oxford Street shopping is a 5-minute walk away.
The Westbury Mayfair is a 15 minute walk from Buckingham Palace, and Bond Street’s designer stores are within a 5 minute walk. Oxford Circus Subway Station is a 5-minute walk away.
The spacious rooms are furnished with refined elegance and come with paid wi-fi access, flatscreen TVs and La Bottega™ toiletries. A number of event spaces are available for conferences or celebrations.
The Polo Bar features designer décor and serves up exclusive cocktails. The newly awarded Michelin-Star Alyn Williams Restaurant offers creative European cuisine made from fresh seasonal food. Guests can enjoy fresh sushi at Tsujiki Sushi in sleek, oriental surroundings.
4. The Langham London
Located at the top of Regent Street, the prestigious Langham has an award-winning glamorous bar, Artesian, and a stylish restaurant, Roux at the Landau. Free Wi-Fi is available and Oxford Circus tube station is just a 5-minute walk away. Shopping, theatres and restaurants are all situated in the local area.
The Artesian bar offers a sumptuous cocktail menu, while Roux at The Landau restaurant offers gourmet dining. Guests can also enjoy afternoon tea at Palm Court. The Langham London has a health club with 16-metre swimming pool, gym and the award-winning Chuan Spa.
The renowned London hotel, with its distinctive charm and character, opened in 1865 as Europes first grand hotel, and it has accommodated royalty, foreign dignitaries and celebrities in luxury for over 150 years.
5. Four Seasons Hotel at Park lane
With an ideal location in the centre of London, between Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace Gardens, this Park Lane hotel boasts stunning city views. Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane’s chic design, high-style dining, skilled concierge team and glass-walled rooftop spa and lounge offer travellers to London the highest degree of efficiency and modern sophistication.
The hotel’s Amaranto restaurant, lounge and bar serves an Italian-inspired menu – with in-room dining also possible in the comfort of your own private space. Guests can enjoy delicious breakfasts, lunch, evening meals and afternoon tea.
In the heart of Mayfair, the hotel is just a 15-minute walk from the world-famous shops of Oxford Street. Harrods is less than a kilometer from the building.