Rosewood London

London, United Kingdom

At a Glance

  • A protected Edwardian building with a sophisticated décor and warm, personal service

  • Stay in the impressive Grand Manor House Wing, the only suite in the world with its own postcode

  • Visit the gin bar at Holborn Dining Room, which, with over 400 gins, holds the largest gin collection in London

  • Pets are more than welcome, and don't forget to say hello to Pearl, the resident golden retriever

  • Try one of over 200 single malts in Scarfes Bar while admiring the works of caricaturist Gerald Scarfe which adorn the walls

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It is very difficult to predict the weather in the United Kingdom - in the summer from May to late September is generally seen as the most pleasant time to visit. Rainfall is difficult to predict - but the UK does not receive as much as many are led to believe! In the winters, temperatures do fall, but the Christmas atmosphere in London is not to be missed.

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Insider's View

Be sure to say hi to the resident Golden Retriever, Pearl. She will make your visit to this luxury hotel feel like your home from home.

Visit the Pie Room, here you can watch the chefs make pies, one of Britain’s most iconic dishes.

Try the unique Art Afternoon Tea.  An afternoon tea with a colorful collection of pastries, inspired by the works of the famous painter, Vincent Van Gogh.

Enjoy a cocktail at Scarfe bar, inspired by the iconic caricatures of Gerald Scarfe. 

Call us on 858 345 1764 to start planning your vacation to Rosewood London or take a look at our itineraries to London

Description

In the very center of the city, Rosewood London is within walking distance to Covent Garden and many other London landmarks. The grand Edwardian building is a sight to behold, and once inside, guests will feel at home in this stylish London residence.

Located in the central Holborn district, Rosewood London is conveniently located for easy access to the West End, the British Museum, and Covent Garden. Surrounded by fantastic restaurants, bars, and close to the top theaters, this is the perfect location for those looking to experience the very best of London.

Inside reveals a mélange of styles, from the Renaissance-style seven-storey marble staircase to the warm and comforting armchairs of Scarfes Bar. Adhering to Rosewood's 'a sense of place' philosophy, Rosewood London embodies the history and culture of its surroundings. The mixture of traditional and contemporary artworks reflects the use of a modern design within the Edwardian-era building. Rooms are well-appointed and sophisticated, and the 44 suites allow for a luxurious stay, especially for families. For the ultimate indulgence, stay in the Grand Manor House Wing, a private and secluded wing with up to seven bedrooms, a private entrance, and a dining room that can seat up to ten guests.

Named for British caricaturist Gerald Scarfe, Scarfes Bar displays a satirical take on the history of the United Kingdom through the artist's works shown on the walls. Listen to the nightly live music while enjoying a unique cocktail or Indian bar snack, all in the comfort of the plush armchairs surrounding the open fire. In the lavish Mirror Room, feast upon seasonal, innovative dishes packed full of flavor. For a more casual meal Holborn Dining Room offers delicious British dishes in a trendy brasserie setting, or dine outside in The Terrace during warm summer nights.

A haven in the midst of the bustling city streets, Rosewood London also provides the chance to relax in Sense Spa, which offers a wide range of treatments within its seven treatment rooms, and is the perfect way to relax after a busy day in town.

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Accommodation

Rosewood London has 262 guest rooms and 44 suites. All have an urban, contemporary design with muted colors throughout, and each feels refined and sophisticated thanks to the addition of bespoke furnishings and works of art. Each room has an elegant marble bathroom containing Czech & Speake amenities, and offers entertainment through the Geneva sound systems.

Executive Room

Executive Rooms are classic and comfortable, measuring a spacious 31 sqm. Rooms have high ceilings, some reaching as far as 12 feet. A 46-inch LED television and additional comforts such as a Nespresso coffee machine are provided.

Family Room

Family Rooms are the perfect space for families to relax, with two double beds for families with two children up to 16 years old. Measuring 33-42 sqm families will have ample space to spread out, and children can entertain themselves on games consoles, and with the 46-inch LED television.

Deluxe Suite

Deluxe Suites have the style of a traditional manor house combined with contemporary décor and sophistication. Find bespoke furnishings in the bedroom and separate living room, and find a free-standing bathroom and walk-in shower in the bathroom. A spacious 68 sqm, these suites come with a 52-inch LED television and a minibar with complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic drinks.

Grand Manor House Wing

The Grand Manor House Wing is one of London's most exclusive suites. For larger families or groups, Rosewood London is able to section off an entire wing of the hotel with up to seven bedrooms. With a private entrance, lift and dedicated doorman, the suite offers complete privacy in its 585 sqm. The wing has a main living room, with two smaller sitting rooms, as well as a kitchenette and dining room seating up to 10 guests. There is a fantastic wine collection in the temperature-controlled wine fridge, and a complimentary minibar stocked with Fortnum & Mason products. Grand Manor House Wing guests also benefit from a 24-hour butler service and complimentary use of the Rosewood car and chauffeur.

A spectacular living space, this is the only suite in the world with its own postcode!

Childcare

Children are especially welcome at Rosewood London, and benefit from the Rose Buds children's program, inspired by the combination of education and fun promoted by Montessori schools. Each child receives a personalized welcome letter on arrival, and will find their own bathrobe and slippers in rooms. In family rooms children can entertain themselves on game consoles, and for babies Rosewood provides a baby-proofing service, baby baths, monitors, and many more amenities. Children's bathroom products are supplied by Johnson & Johnson. Babysitting services are available on request.

Services

Each guest will benefit from Rosewood London's discreet butler service, a wonderful concierge service, and 24-hour in-room dining.

Facilities

There is a range of drinking and dining options at Rosewood London offering an assortment of cuisines to guests and locals alike. Scarfes Bar, named for caricaturist Gerald Scarfe, has a warm and welcoming atmosphere, decorated with roaring fire and velvet armchairs in the style of a traditional gentleman's club. Bespoke cocktails and live music are on the menu, alongside Indian-inspired bar snacks, curries and gourmet kebabs. Meanwhile in Mirror Room, lounge seating creates a relaxed but elegant dining room with the atmosphere of a living room. Light, seasonal meals are served here, using fresh British and French ingredients. Holborn Dining Room is a stylish brasserie with banquettes of red leather and local British meals. Try a gin and tonic at the gin bar, which boasts the largest gin collection in London, with over 400 in stock. During warm summer evenings venture outside to The Terrace and enjoy the seasonal summer menu in a classic English garden.

Activities

Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a serene sanctuary away from the busy city streets. With a tranquil décor comprised of bamboo walls and walkways over flowing water, the spa and its relaxing treatments will allow guests to truly unwind.

Guests will have access to Rosewood London's fitness suite, which offers state-of-the-art Technogym equipment.

Experiences

  • A day in Oxford

    There is so much to see in wonderful Oxford - this is 'the city of dreaming spires' and your private guide will show you the highlights. Home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world, Oxford is packed with history and stunning architecture.

  • A day in the Cotswolds

    The Cotswolds are rural England at its best, and a day spent exploring the ancient, honey-colored limestone villages of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire, set amongst rolling sheep-dotted hills, stone-walled fields and country inns is simply magical.

  • A Royal tour of London

    Rub shoulders with royalty and discover the world of the British Monarchy. With your private guide, explore London and learn about all things royal, from official residences to coronations and weddings throughout history.

  • Afternoon tea cooking class

    A traditional pastime throughout Britain, afternoon tea is a luxurious treat. In this cooking class, learn how to create an authentic afternoon tea and take your new-found skills home to enjoy this delicious tradition with family and friends.

  • Best of Borough Market cooking class

    London's Borough Market dates back 1,000 years and in this unique experience you'll have the chance to learn about this fascinating site before rolling up your sleeves and trying your hand at cooking a selection of dishes, fresh from the market.

  • Blenheim Palace

    A masterpiece of eighteenth century Baroque architecture, Blenheim Palace is home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough and the birthplace of Winston Churchill.

  • Borough Market tasting tour

    Discover the delights of Borough Market, the oldest food market in London with a rich history dating back 1,000 years. With your private guide, meet the artisans that make this market and learn about the wide variety of produce on offer.

  • Christmas Markets in London

    London is a great place to spend Christmas and there's an ever-growing number of Christmas markets, large and small, that take place in the city. Get into the Christmas spirit with mulled wine, seasonal fayre and hand-crafted presents.

  • Explore Shakespeare's Stratford-upon-Avon

    On the banks of the River Avon and just to the north of the Cotswolds, lies the home of the world's most famous playwright, William Shakespeare. Discover where the Bard was born and raised, and admire the beautiful Tudor architecture of the town.

  • Hampton Court Palace

    Henry VIII's lavish royal residence, Hampton Court Palace dates back hundreds of years and is an emblem of the Tudor reign. Your private guide will lead the way, teaching you about the infamous Henry VIII as you explore his majestic palace.

  • Harry Potter's Oxford & Studio Tour

    Leave the land of Muggles behind and discover the real-life sets of Hogwarts, hidden throughout beautiful Oxford. After exploring the city, enter the magic of the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio for a chance to see the props and sets from the films.

  • Highclere Castle - The real Downton Abbey

    Made famous worldwide by the television phenomenon, Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle is home to The Earl and Countess of Carnarvon.

  • Inside Savile Row

    James Bond, Winston Churchill, The British Royal family — this is where the rich and famous throughout history have bought their clothes.

  • Lavenham

    Lavenham is a charming English village in Suffolk with beautiful half-timbered medieval cottages and a 15th century church.

  • Leeds Castle, Kent

    Located in Kent, Leeds Castle boasts 500 acres of beautiful parkland and its very own moat.

  • London like a Local

    Experience the great city of London like a local with one of our top hand-picked Blue Badge Guides, as you explore the capital by bus, underground train, boat and on foot. You’ll beat the traffic and have a great insight into what makes London tick.

  • London with a private art expert

    One of the finest cities in the world for art, London has an impressive collection of galleries and exhibitions just waiting to be explored. An art historian will join you for an insightful tour of your favorite style at one of these fantastic museums.

  • New Forest

    The New Forest was once a royal hunting ground for King William I and his noblemen in the 12th century. There is much to explore in the 145 square mile New Forest in southern England and many ways to do it.

  • Private photography experience

    Create lasting memories of your vacation with an exclusive private photography experience. With the help of a professional photographer, capture the perfect moment while you enjoy your romantic break, family vacation or honeymoon.

  • Salisbury

    Salisbury is an early English gothic cathedral city in Wiltshire located 8 miles from Stonehenge.

  • Stonehenge and Bath day trip

    For a chance to see two of Britain's oldest sites, take a day to visit Bath and Stonehenge. Your private guide will lead you around both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, explaining the history of each and showing you beautiful countryside along the way.

  • The Golden Age of Travel on board the British Pullman

    Enjoy a fabulous journey on board the Belmond British Pullman, traveling through Kent, the garden of England as you tuck in to a delicious five-course lunch. Take in the scenic views, enjoy a glass of champagne and relax on this luxurious vintage train.

  • The real Sunday roast cooking class

    A staple of British cuisine, learn how to perfect the art of the Sunday roast in this unique cooking class. Join an expert chef and, using local produce, discover the techniques required to create the most delicious roast dinner.

  • The Seasons of Borough family cooking class

    Explore the wonders of Borough Market, home to a fantastic selection of local British produce. The ideal family experience, here adults and children alike will learn about using seasonal ingredients and create healthy, delicious dishes together.

  • Tower of London & St Paul's Cathedral on foot

    Discover two of London's most interesting landmarks with your private guide, who will teach you about the fascinating history of each. See the Crown Jewels at the Tower before hopping on an iconic red London bus to the breath-taking St Paul's Cathedral.

  • Visit Cambridge

    The city of Cambridge lies on the River Cam and is home to the world famous University of Cambridge and the exquisite architecture of its buildings.

  • Walking in the Cotswolds

    A walker's paradise, the Cotswolds is named as an area of outstanding natural beauty for a reason.

  • Warwick Castle

    Warwick Castle is a medieval castle dating back to 1068 and originally built by William the Conqueror then developed over time, Warwick Castle now houses a collection of armoury to rival that on display at the Tower of London.

  • Windsor Castle

    The oldest continually occupied castle in the world, Windsor Castle is used as the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's main home to this day. As you explore the majestic castle your private guide will tell you all about its 900-year royal history.

  • Your free time in London - Scott Dunn suggests

    London is a sprawling metropolis, and one of the world's busiest and most vibrant cities, but after spending a few days exploring, you can really get under its skin. With a new adventure around every corner, a stay in London will be truly action-packed.

Vacation Ideas

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    Gleneagles Scotland, London, The Cotswolds

    from $6600 pp 10 nights

    • Ideal family itinerary with a range of experiences and activities
    • Private, exclusive guide in London and Edinburgh an bespoke itinerary designed around your interests
    • Stay at the world-famous Gleneagles hotel, host of the 2014 Ryder Cup.
  • Grand Tour of the British Isles

    London, Cotswolds, Kerry, Clare, Dublin, Gleneagles & Edinburgh

    from $10400 pp 15 nights

    • Take in the absolute highlights of the British Isles
    • You will be accompanied by a private driver-guide for the entire duration
    • Pampering experience staying at some of the most characterful and stylish hotels

Location & directions

London, United Kingdom

In Holborn, Rosewood London is close to many of London's main attractions. The West End and the British Museum are close by, and Covent Garden is just a 15-minute walk away. The hotel is less than a 5-minute walk to Holborn station for public transport links.

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