The Lanesborough

Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom

At a Glance

  • Centrally located adjacent to Hyde Park, The Lanesborough is in the perfect location for exploring London

  • Take a suite at The Lanesborough for a luxurious stay - try a Buckingham Suite for fantastic views of the Palace

  • Each guest benefits from the hotel's renowned butler service, which is available 24 hours a day and ensures each stay is memorable

  • Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea in Céleste, and soak up the elegant surroundings

  • The Garden Room is the perfect place to relax with a Cuban cigar and a cognac dating back to 1770

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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

The Lanesborough is a luxury hotel located in the heart of London on Hyde Park Corner. It is a stone’s throw away from Knightsbridge, Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park, the perfect location for any visitor to the city.

The Lanesborough defines luxury hotel service in London’s city center. The staff strive to make your stay at the hotel feel like you are at your second home. Due to its prime location, The Lanesborough is ideal for visitors to the city with a variety of London’s top attractions just around the corner. Recently refurbished, The Lanesborough also offers a stunning and unique ornamental interior complete with furnishings from the building's original Regency style.

Every corner of The Lanesborough offers a highly elegant and luxurious surrounding. The designer, Alberto Pinto, has included an intricately designed entrance foyer, seating area, writing desk and a marble floor in each room. Each room in its Regency style offers a high-tech management system for your stay. A tablet is provided to each room and suite to control your room conditions and integrated entertainment systems. The Lanesborough also contains a number of suites each offering elegant and spacious luxury accommodation. The impeccable butler service of the hotel is well known for its efficiency, attention to detail and willingness to help with any aspect of your stay. On arrival, every guest is greeted by their personal butler, who will then assist with anything, from familiarisation of the surrounding area to helping unpack a guest’s suitcase.

An enjoyable experience at The Lanesborough is afternoon tea, which provides a variety of sandwiches, cakes and copious amounts of Britain's favorite drink. Other restaurant and bar facilities include Celeste, the hotel’s restaurant, serving gourmet cuisine using only the finest British ingredients. The Library Bar is perfect for a more private atmosphere offering a variety of high quality cognacs. For our guests who enjoy cigars, there is ‘The Garden Room’ containing a walk in humidor, known to be Knightsbridge's finest cigar lounge.

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Accommodation

There are a total of 93 rooms at The Lanesborough, including 45 suites. Each room has an entrance foyer, a seating area and an Italian marble bathroom. State-of-the-art tablets are provided in order to control the room conditions and the entertainment systems. There are a wide range of complimentary movies and music on demand, and each room benefits from The Lanesborough's butler service.

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms measure approximately 30 sqm and provide a queen-sized bed and a power shower in the bathroom. Some rooms have views over Hyde Park.

Executive Room

Executive Rooms are larger, at approximately 35 sqm. They have a king-sized bed, and the bathroom is comprised of a bathtub and power shower. Some rooms have views over Hyde Park.

Junior Suite

Junior Suites are a larger alternative to the rooms, with a more spacious sitting area, providing a more comfortable stay.

Executive Junior Suite

Executive Junior Suites have a full-sized sitting room, and offer ample space for relaxing.

Apsley Suite

Named for the London residence of the first Duke of Wellington, the Apsley Suites offer fantastic views of their namesake. The suites have a separate living room, a dressing area, and a spa bath in the bathroom.

Apsley Suites can be extended to create a two-bedroom suite perfect for families.

Grosvenor Suite

With views of Green Park and Constitution Arch, the Grosvenor Suites are spacious and bright. Bathrooms have a spa bath and separate shower, and the bedroom has a private dressing area.

St James Suite

The St James Suite is elegant and refined. It has a marble-panelled bathroom and double vanity unit, as well as a spa bath and separate steam shower.

Buckingham Suite

The Buckingham Suites offer superb views of Buckingham Palace, and have large, spacious living areas. With a separate living and dining room which can accommodate up to 6 dinner guests, these are perfect suites for entertaining.

Buckingham Suites can be extended to create a two-bedroom suite perfect for families.

Childcare

Families are especially welcome at The Lanesborough with an assortment of activities and services available to keep the younger children entertained. These can include children’s books, games and food and beverage menus. Childminding services are also available with a requirement of 24 hour’s advance notice.

Services

Every guest at The Lanesborough benefits from their incomparable butler service, providing 24-hour assistance during your stay. The hotel also offers a chauffeur service with a range of vehicles available for airport transfers or trips around central London.

Facilities

The Lanesborough has a range of lounge, bar and dining options. From Céleste, the elegant and luxurious restaurant, to the club-like atmosphere of The Library Bar, there is something to suit everyone. The Garden Room is a unique space featuring a walk-in humidor, with a wide collection of Cuban cigars and vintage cognacs. The Withdrawing Room is peaceful and refined, offering comfortable armchairs and sofas for a relaxed drink.

The Spa studio provides a wide range of treatments and is a peaceful haven away from the bustling city streets. There is also a fitness studio, which is open 24 hours a day and offers top-of-the-range equipment.

Activities

The concierge service at The Lanesborough is second to none as nothing is too much trouble for them to organize to keep your stay as smooth as possible. They can make reservations for you, suggest and arrange outings within or outside the city, and make business or travel arrangements.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom

The Lanesborough is located on Hyde Park Corner adjacent to the Australian War Memorial and south east entrance to Hyde Park. It is situated between the areas of Mayfair and Belgravia and adjacent to Knightsbridge. These areas are all well known for their upmarket restaurants and designer shopping streets.

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