Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London

London, United Kingdom

At a Glance

  • Located in one of London's most iconic buildings, Shangri-La at the Shard offers fantastic views across the city

  • Visit the highest bar in London and watch the sunset over the city, or enjoy London's highest afternoon tea

  • The indoor infinity pool has views looking towards St Paul's Cathedral, and is Western Europe's highest pool

  • This is the first Shangri-La outpost in the United Kingdom

  • Bringing the Far East to London, enjoy a traditional Chinese tea on arrival, or try an Asian-inspired afternoon tea at Ting Lounge

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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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Description

Located in Western Europe's tallest building, and London's most recognisable, Shangri-La at the Shard brings a new level of luxury to the city. Shangri-La's first UK hotel, each room offers stunning views and is a serene haven in the middle of London.

Spread between floors 34 and 52 in Renzo Piano's iconic creation, Shangri-La at the Shard is in London's premier location. With one of the city's most prestigious addresses, Shangri-La at the Shard is within walking distance of many attractions such as Borough Market, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. The panoramic views from the hotel take in some of London's most recognisable landmarks, and are a sight to behold both by day and by night.

Rooms at Shangri-La at the Shard are the utmost in comfort and luxury, and feel like a true home away from home thanks to the wonderful service and hospitality for which Shangri-La is renowned. Due to the structure of the Shard each room is unique, but all have an urban, contemporary design. Rooms are spacious and well-appointed, and the floor-to-ceiling windows provide each with unparalleled views of London. Thoughtful extras such as heated bathroom floors and complimentary binoculars with viewing guides emphasise Shangri-La at the Shard's attention to detail and high levels of service provided for each guest. In addition to the rooms, 17 luxury suites provide luxurious and sophisticated living spaces, some offering 180-degree panoramic views.

Within the hotel, Ting Restaurant and Lounge serve classic Asian dishes, as well as unique and innovative European dishes with an Asian influence. Enjoy afternoon tea here, or try an Asian-inspired version on the 52nd floor at Gong Bar - London's highest tea! Sit at the champagne bar or cocktail bar and watch the sun go down, or take in the city lights at night.

Staying on the 52nd floor, Shangri-La at the Shard is home to Western Europe's highest pool, the indoor infinity pool which has floor-to-ceiling windows looking towards St Paul's Cathedral and along the Thames to the west of the city. Relax poolside and enjoy the view, or unwind with a luxurious treatment in one of the Spa Residences.

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Accommodation

Shangri-La at the Shard has a total of 185 rooms and 17 suites. Each room is unique, but all are decorated with a variety of materials such as silk, light wood and marble, ensuring an urban and contemporary atmosphere. Each bathroom has heated flooring, a walk-in shower and a mirror television, while bathroom amenities are provided by Acqua Di Parma. Enjoy a great night's sleep with the body-contouring Shangri-La bed, and benefit from the automatic climate control which works with the building's integrated sun-shielding technology.

Superior Shard Room

Superior Shard Rooms measure between 30-48 sqm, and offer views of the south, towards Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Listen to music through JBL sound docks, and use the complimentary binoculars to enjoy the view.

Deluxe City View Room

Deluxe City View Rooms measure between 32-47 sqm, and offer fantastic views to the north of London. Listen to music through JBL sound docks, and use the complimentary binoculars to enjoy the view. Bathrooms have a stand-alone bathtub in addition to the walk-in shower.

Premier City View Room

Premier City View Rooms measure a spacious 47-58 sqm, and offer fantastic views to the north of London. Listen to music through JBL sound docks, and use the complimentary binoculars to enjoy the view. Bathrooms have a stand-alone bathtub in addition to the walk-in shower.

Iconic City View Room

Iconic City View Rooms measure between 43-60 sqm, and offer 180-degree panoramic views of London. Listen to music through JBL sound docks, use the complimentary binoculars to enjoy the view, and benefit from digital newspaper access with the in-room iPad. Bathrooms have a stand-alone bathtub in addition to the walk-in shower.

Premier Shard Suite

Premier Shard Suites are one-bedroom suites with separate living rooms measuring between 65-71 sqm, and have views to the south of London. Listen to music through Bose sound docks, use the complimentary binoculars to enjoy the view, and benefit from digital newspaper access with the in-room iPad. Bathrooms have a stand-alone bathtub in addition to the walk-in shower.

Suite guests benefit from Shangri-La's personal butler service.

Iconic Shard Suite

Iconic Shard Suites are one-bedroom suites with separate living rooms measuring between 60-72 sqm, and have views across north, east and west London. Listen to music through Bose sound docks, use the complimentary binoculars to enjoy the view, and benefit from digital newspaper access with the in-room iPad. Bathrooms have a stand-alone bathtub in addition to the walk-in shower.

Suite guests benefit from Shangri-La's personal butler service.

Southwark Suite

The Southwark Suite is a one-bedroom suite with separate living room on the 36th floor. Measuring 87 sqm, the suite has views of London's major landmarks. Listen to music through Bose sound docks, use the telescope to enjoy the view, and benefit from digital newspaper access with the in-room iPad. Bathrooms have a stand-alone bathtub in addition to the walk-in shower.

Suite guests benefit from Shangri-La's personal butler service.

Westminster Suite

The Westminster Suite is a one-bedroom suite with separate living room, dressing room and guest washroom located on the 37th floor. Measuring 125 sqm, the suite has views of London's major landmarks in the north and east. Listen to music through Bose sound docks, use the telescope to enjoy the view, and benefit from digital newspaper access with the in-room iPad. Bathrooms have a stand-alone bathtub in addition to the walk-in shower. Choose bathroom amenities from either Acqua Di Parma, Jo Malone, Miller Harris or Ormonde Jayne.

Suite guests benefit from Shangri-La's personal butler service.

London Suite

The London Suite is a one-bedroom suite with separate living room, dressing room and guest washroom located on the 38th floor. Measuring 117 sqm, the suite has views of some of London's major landmarks. Listen to music through Bose sound docks, use the telescope to enjoy the view, and benefit from digital newspaper access with the in-room iPad. Bathrooms have a stand-alone bathtub in addition to the walk-in shower. Choose bathroom amenities from either Acqua Di Parma, Jo Malone, Miller Harris or Ormonde Jayne.

Suite guests benefit from Shangri-La's personal butler service.

Shangri-La Suite

The Shangri-La Suite is a one-bedroom suite with separate living and dining room, dressing room, kitchenette and study located on the 39th floor. Measuring 188 sqm, the suite is accessed by a private elevator and 180-degree panoramic views of London. Listen to music through Bose sound docks, use the telescope to enjoy the view, and benefit from digital newspaper access with the in-room iPad. Bathrooms have a stand-alone jacuzzi bathtub in addition to the walk-in steam shower. Choose bathroom amenities from either Acqua Di Parma, Jo Malone, Miller Harris or Ormonde Jayne.

Suite guests benefit from Shangri-La's personal butler service.

Childcare

Children are welcome at Shangri-La at the Shard, and babysitting is available on request.

Services

Each suite is serviced by Shangri-La at the Shard's personal butler service, and all guests have the 24-hour concierge service at their disposal.

Facilities

On the 35th floor, Ting Restaurant and Lounge offer an elegant and comfortable setting for a delicious meal with a superb view. Ting Restaurant serves traditional European dishes with an Asian twist. All dishes are prepared using fresh, local ingredients, such as scallops from the Scottish Highlands and Welsh lamb. Ting Lounge, on the other hand, produces high quality comfort food alongside Asian specialities. The lounge also offers traditional English afternoon tea, or a unique Asian-inspired alternative. On level 52, Gong Bar is London's highest, and thanks to its trendy Asian design is a fantastic location to watch the sunset over the city with a cocktail in hand.

Elsewhere in the Shard there are a variety of restaurants and bars with a range of cuisines, all with fantastic city views.

Activities

On the 52nd floor guests will find the indoor infinity pool, the highest in Western Europe. The perfect setting for a relaxing swim, the pool offers views towards St Paul's Cathedral and along the Thames to the London Eye. There is also a 24-hour gym on this floor, and guests can unwind with a treatment in one of the Spa Residences, or enjoy an in-room therapy.

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-coloured 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 favourite style at one of these fantastic museums.

  • Private photography experience

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

  • 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, travelling 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Location & directions

London, United Kingdom

Located in the Shard, Shangri-La Hotel is on the south side of the Thames, close to London Bridge station, Borough Market and Tower Bridge.

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