Hotels in England
A staggering $488 million went into the purchase and restoration of this former Ministry of Defense headquarters south of Trafalgar Square.
Twelve stunning houses, furnished with quality antiques, one sleeping up to 10, are set on proper gardens, with a swimming pool and play areas.
Less than a minute from Harrods and within walking distance of Hyde Park and Knightsbridge Tube station, the Capital Hotel provides one of the best locations in London.
Business and leisure travelers are drawn to this cozy, late Victorian era gastropub near the historic Charterhouse complex—some even find good reason to book a night in one of the six restored rooms upstairs.
This 19th-century stone cottage on the water's edge in scenic Cumbria has slate-and-oak interiors, with a single cozy bedroom, a lounge with a leather sofa, and a kitchen for preparing tea and biscuits. In the slip below, a boat awaits for rowing on the private lake.
Established by Sir John Smith as a building preservation charity, this organization restores and rents more than 190 landmark residences in Britain, France, and Italy. The buildings accommodate 1—16 guests, and are available for stays of up to three weeks.
This stately red-brick Victorian hotel with plush, antiques-filled interiors, opposite Kensington Palace has 57 rooms, 6 apartments, 1 restaurant, and 1 bar, all perfectly refined and with the best service around.
Zen is the mantra at this luxurious, Asian-inflected haven that’s consistently regarded as one of the world’s best hotels. Its location, opposite Harvey Nichols and adjacent to Hyde Park, doesn’t hurt, nor do onsite restaurants Bar Boulud and the Michelin-starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal.
Situated a stone’s throw from Regent’s Park in South Kensington, Blakes Hotel has attracted an A-List of celebrities since its 1981 opening. Designed by London actress-turned-hotelier Anouska Hempel, the property stakes claim to a series of Victorian houses in a residential stretch of mansions.
Located near Hyde Park, this 58-room family-run hotel consisting of four adjoining townhouses is outfitted in Louis XV-style furniture and sparkling chandeliers. During your stay, pretend to live in an old-fashioned world where tea is served at 4 p.m.