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HAM YARD HOTEL

Set in the heart of Soho, the Ham Yard Hotel is the Firmdale group’s most ambitious project to date. The hotel revolves around a unique tree-filled pedestrian thoroughfare with 13 individual specialist stores and an airy restaurant. As well as a sumptuous drawing room, library and orangery, the hotel has a spa, a 190-seat theatre, an original 1950s Texan bowling alley and a leafy rooftop garden with sweeping views across the London skyline.

Details

1 Ham Yard, London W1D 7DT,

+44 (0)20 3642 2000

www.designhotels.com/hotels/united-kingdom/london/ham-yard

The Chiltern Firehouse

Originally one of London’s first purpose built fire stations, Chiltern Firehouse is a bespoke, luxury hotel featuring beautiful gothic architecture, 270 degree views of Marylebone, working fireplaces in each bedroom, and an outdoor city garden. The restaurant at the heart of the Firehouse boasts contemporary, ingredient-focused cooking from world-renowned chefs.

Details

One Chiltern Street, Marylebone, London W1U 7PA,

0207 073 7676

www.chilternfirehouse.com

The London EDITION

With 173 rooms, a restaurant run by Michelin starred Jason Atherton, a cocktail lounge and a lobby bar, The London EDITION brings together the integrity and character of a historic building with simple, sophisticated design. The public spaces use the building’s elegant architecture as a backdrop for layered modern components, creating a chic and charismatic environment.

Details

10 Berners Street, London, W1T 3NP,

020 7781 0000

www.editionhotels.com

Durrants

Family owned for nearly a century, Durrants hotel is situated in the heart of Marylebone village. Behind the iconic Georgian facade lie individually decorated rooms and suites, as well as a variety of places for residents and non-residents to eat and drink in style.

Details

George Street, London W1H 5BJ,

+44 (0)20 7935 8131

www.durrantshotel.co.uk

Charlotte Street Hotel

The moment you enter the reception, with its wonderful fireplace, the friendly staff make you feel so welcome. The rooms are all decorated in a modern English style and the guest areas feature artwork by Bloomsbury artists and spacious sofas to relax in.

Details

15-17 Charlotte Street, London W1T 1RJ,

+44 (0)20 7806 2000

www.designhotels.com/hotels/united-kingdom/london/charlotte-street-hotel

Sanderson Hotel

The hallmark of Phillipe Starck can be found throughout this modern and stylish hotel. The 30s surreal touches are joyous; take the weight off on the Dali red lips sofa. The rooms are also decorated with a quirky and humorous attitude.

Details

50 Berners Street, London W1T 3NG,

+44 (0)20 7300 1400

www.sandersonlondon.com

Stafford

Centrally-located and with warm and attentive staff, the Stafford is a great place to stay. Each room has been thoughtfully and individually decorated demonstrating British style at its best.

Details

16-18 St. James's Place, London SW1A 1NJ,

+44 (0)20 7493 0111

www.kempinski.com/en/london/the-stafford-london/overview

The Mayfair Hotel

Combining luxurious accommodation and one of the Capitals' most glamorous bars, The Mayfair Hotel has been home to some of London's most glamorous visitors since 1927.

Details

Stratton Place, London W1J 8LT,

+44 (0)20 7629 7777

www.themayfairhotel.co.uk

Millennium Hotel

Situated on one of London's most impressive Georgian squares, the Millennium Hotel offers guests a quintessentially British experience, combining traditional decor with state of the art amenities.

Details

44 Grosvenor Square, London W1K 2HP,

+44 (0)20 7629 9400

www.millenniumhotels.co.uk/millenniummayfair

Dukes Hotel

An iconic boutique hotel located in the heart of Mayfair, Dukes is home to the infamous Dukes Bar, which is recognised worldwide for its famous Martinis.

Details

35 St James's Place, London SW1A 1NY ,

+44 (0)20 7491 4840

www.dukeshotel.com/

The Mandeville Hotel

A luxury hotel located in the heart of the fashionable Marylebone Village, the Mandeville boasts an elegant interior and award-winning restaurant.

Details

Mandeville Place, London W1U 2BE ,

+44 (0)20 7935 5599

www.mandeville.co.uk/

The Langham

The 5-star Langham Hotel is a veritable icon among London hotels, offering impeccably luxurious accommodation and surroundings, that are second to none.

Details

1C Portland Place, London W1B 1JA ,

+44 (0)20 7636 1000

www.london.langhamhotels.co.uk/

Claridges

Over a century old, Claridges Mayfair hotel is steeped in history. Its effortlessly elegant interior is a breathtaking blend of original features and more contemporary Art Deco twists.

Details

49 Brook Street, London W1K 4HR ,

+44 (0)20 7409 6307

www.claridges.co.uk

The Connaught

Ultimate 5-star luxury in one of London's most desirable districts, this hotel offers an unforgettable experience with elegant and chic decor, a Michelin-star restaurant and Aman Spa. Its team of staff are dedicated to providing an impeccable service to complete the Connaught experience.

Details

Carlos Place, London W1K 2AL ,

+44 (0)20 7499 7070

www.the-connaught.co.uk

45 Park Lane

45 Park Lane is intimate with just 45 rooms and a penthouse; however space is not compromised as the bedrooms and bathrooms are spacious and furnished to the highest quality. Contemporary and rich in style with Art Deco influences, the rooms are a welcoming retreat after a long day of sightseeing or shopping. Its central location boasts impressive views of the city, with each room's unique positioning allowing you to admire London's grandeur.

Details

45 Park Lane, London W1K 1PN ,

+44 (0)20 7493 4545

www.45parklane.com

The Metropolitan

As part of an award-winning, privately-owned company, The Metropolitan is a memorable experience to be had. It has spacious city view rooms which provide you with ultimate comfort and relaxation with soothing and fresh decor, along with a range of excellent dining and leisure facilities on offer.

Details

Old Park Lane, London W1K 1LB ,

+44 (0)20 7447 1000

www.metropolitan.london.como.bz

Brown's Hotel

Sitting on the doorstop of some of London's most famous landmarks is Brown's Hotel, which was the first ever hotel in London in 1837 and still remains to this day as one of London's most fabulous 5-star establishments. With years of experience, Browns has built a reputation on its impeccable service, luxurious rooms and exquisite cuisine. Offering a quintessential English experience which will make your visit to London even more fabulous.

Details

Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BP ,

+44 (0)20 7493 6020

www.brownshotel.com

One Aldwych

Literally on the doorstep of theatreland, One Aldwych is a buzzy hotel in the heart of Covent Garden. Exquisite, elegant and independent, it offers creature comforts with 5-star service. If you're feeling active during your stay, why not hit the state-of-the-art gym or chlorine-free swimming pool with underwater music?

Details

One Aldwych, London WC2B 4BZ,

+44 (0)20 7300 1000

www.onealdwych.com

Kingsway Hall Hotel

A 4-star deluxe hotel, Kingsway Hall Hotel is ideally located for theatre-goers and culture vultures; Theatreland, the British Museum and the Royal Opera House are all a stone's throw away. Or take refuge inside and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea - with robust-looking scones - at this elegant hotel.

Details

66 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5BX,

+44 (0)20 7309 0909

www.kingswayhall.co.uk

The Savoy

The world-famous Savoy Hotel is something of a British icon. Playing host to Royalty, Hollywood stars and countless high-profile guests over the years, this legendary hotel offers timeless elegance and glamour. Boasting original Edwardian and Art Deco decor, let this beautiful hotel take you to an other-worldly time and place.

Details

Strand, London WC2R 0EU,

+44 (0)20 7836 4343

www.fairmont.com/savoy

Hazlitt's

All wood-panelled and four-poster beds, this beautiful hotel nestled in the heart of Covent Garden, boasts beautiful rooms and suites each with their own unique style. Find gilded mirrors, camp cherubs and resplendent stag's heads, in this classic hotel which prides itself on offering old-fashioned hospitality.

Details

6 Frith Street, London W1D 3JA ,

+44 (0)20 7434 1771

www.hazlittshotel.com

Covent Garden Hotel

Situated on the very pretty Monmouth Street, and surrounded by cute boutiques, this stylish hotel has beautifully-furnished rooms, with superb attention to detail and a real home-from-home feel. We love the signature dressmaking mannequins which feature in each room.

Details

10 Monmouth Street, London WC2H 9HB ,

+44 (0)20 7806 1000

www.firmdalehotels.com/london/covent-garden-hotel

St Martins Lane Hotel

Cool and contemporary with a touch of humour, this Philippe Starck-designed hotel, has a theatrical feel which suits its location in the centre of the capital's theatre district. Enter in style through the tallest revolving door in London, and be wowed by this dazzling 5-star hotel, from the quirky furniture to the stylish crowd it attracts.

Details

45 Saint Martins Lane, London WC2N 4HX,

+44 (0)20 7300 5500

www.stmartinslane.com

No. 5 Maddox Street

A small, luxury 5-star boutique hotel located just off Regent Street in Mayfair, No. 5 Maddox Street is the resting place for the modern traveller. Edgy, urban and anything but chintzy, this cool hotel is perfectly positioned for exploring the heart of London's shopping district.

Details

5 Maddox Street London W1S 2QD,

+44 (0)20 7647 0300

www.no5maddoxst.com

Sanctum Soho Hotel

Self-described as an 'alluring haven of hedonism', this stylish hotel in London's Soho comprises of two beautiful converted Georgian townhouses. With plush boutique-style rooms, Sanctum Soho boasts a sleek roof garden bar with its own alfresco hydro spa - just perfect for an aerial view of the capital.

Details

20 Warwick Street, London W1B 5NF ,

+44 (0)207 292 6100

www.sanctumsoho.com

The Westbury

Situated on designer-lined Conduit Street, The Westbury is a luxury 5-star hotel at the pulse of the capital's swankiest area. Striking the balance between modern and timeless, you'll discover a luxurious experience indeed, with fine dining courtesy of Alyn Williams and over 200 beautifully decorated rooms.

Details

37 Conduit Street, London W1,

+353 (1)679 1122

www.doylecollection.com/locations/dublin_hotels/the_westbury_hotel.aspx

Chandos House

Nestled in the centre of London, and just a stone's throw from fashionable Marylebone, this stunning Georgian townhouse is the perfect place to situate yourself. Small and boutique, it has 17 individually designed and furnished bedrooms and a beautiful garden terrace for moments of tranquillity.

Details

2 Queen Anne Street, London W1G 9LQ,

+44 (0)20 7290 3820

www.chandoshouse.co.uk