We've covered a number of London 5-star luxury hotels in our time. If you're planning a luxury stay in London, we've compiled a list of some of our favourite luxury hotels in London. This list contains classic hotels, like The Ritz and The Dorchester, as well as newer hotels like the Shangri-La at The Shard and the Mondrian at Seacontainers. We will keep our London 5-star luxury hotel guide updated as new hotels open and new offers appear.
Prices for staying at a 5-star luxury hotel in London can vary greatly depending on the time of year and the hotel group running the hotel. You can often find excellent deals at some of the newer 5-star hotels, as they're trying to make their mark on the London hotel scene.
The Ultimate London 5-Star Luxury Hotel Guide
The Ritz London
The Ritz has become known as ‘The Queen's Local' and is famous for its afternoon tea. Located on Piccadilly and bordering Green Park, The Ritz provides guests with the closest they'll get to a royal welcome. Featuring 136 guest rooms and 2 brand new suites, The Ritz is constantly renewing itself to provide guests with the ultimate in luxury travel. Guest rooms are available from £414 per night and suites are priced from £1,300 per night.
The Dorchester Hotel
The Dorchester Hotel is located right in the heart of Park Lane and offers breathtaking views of Hyde Park and easy access to Selfridges and the designer shops of Mayfair. The Dorchester has been delighting London's elite since opening its doors in 1931 and has played host to Queen Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Taylor and Mariah Carey among many others. The hotel is home to 5 restaurants, including the 3-Michelin starred Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. Guest rooms are available from £445 per night and suites are priced from £1,330 per night.
Shangri-La at The Shard
London's tallest hotel is also one of the most luxurious in the British capital. This is the first UK location for the Chinese luxury hotel group, and the Shangri-La at The Shard has already made quite the mark on the London luxury hotel scene. The Shard is the tallest building in the EU, soaring to an incredible 306m. The Shangri-La at The Shard Hotel takes up the 34th to the 52nd floor of the building and offers unobstructed views of London in all directions. Guest rooms are available from £400 per night and suites are priced from £1,225 per night.
W London Leicester Square
The W London Leicester Square is one of London's newest and trendiest 5-star hotels. Located in a new purpose-built building on the corner of Leicester Square, the hotel offers a number of high tech features. The hotel is home to the trendy Wyld nightclub and a state-of-the-art 3D cinema, showing the latest releases. If you book a room overlooking Leicester Square, you may even catch a glimpse of one of the many red carpet premieres taking place every week. Guest rooms are available from £280 per night and suites are priced from £450 per night.
The May Fair Hotel
The May Fair Hotel is a 5-star hotel in the heart of London's prestigious Mayfair district. Celebrities like Lady Gaga like to call the hotel home when they visit London. The hotel features more than 400 luxurious guest rooms, including 12 opulent suites. The hotel regularly hosts events, such as live screenings of Royal Opera House performances and concerts. The hotel features a full-service spa and is also home to a custom PINK Morgan car, which can be booked to take you on a personalised tour of London. Guest rooms are available from £374 per night including breakfast and suites are priced from £542 per night.
Mondrian London Hotel
The Mondrian London Hotel at Seacontainers is a new 5-star hotel on London's Southbank. The hotel is home to a Curzon cinema and a luxurious spa designed by the British designer, Tom Dixon. Guest rooms are available from £168 per night and deluxe rooms with a view of the Thames are priced from £231 per night.
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