Hotels in England
With a prime address on Park Lane facing Hyde Park, this grande dame embodies a posh formality that’s attracted Prince Philip (who held his bachelor party here in 1949) as well as rock and Hollywood royalty who regularly take up residence.
One block from the Paddington tube station, this 64-room Indigo property (the first outside North America) overlooks the manicured landscape of Norfolk Square Gardens.
The 19th-century farmstead features vaulted ceilings and large stone fireplaces.
In the newly hip Mayfair district, this landmark brick Victorian has reclaimed the glory of its golden era thanks to a $140 million renovation, creating a sophisticated throwback that no soulless Modernist hotel could ever hope to emulate.
On Cornwall’s rugged coast, the brightly painted hotel is situated along the ancient pilgrims’ route to Land’s End. Rooms are rustic in feel: wool blankets draped over beds, old books on the nightstands, and bathrooms stocked with locally made soaps.
Often lauded as the best hotel in the city, Dean Street Townhouse is a haven of serenity and simple elegance in London’s bustling Soho district.
Once a sleek furniture company headquarters, the Sanderson became a hotel in 2000 under the guidance of Ian Schrager and Philippe Starck. The team preserved much of its Midcentury charm while adding signature touches (note the Daliesque red-lip sofa in the lobby).
This swinging new boutique hotel is on aesthetic overdrive. The owner's previous experience is with city nightclubs and it shows: loungy electronic music is piped into the common areas, which are a riot of clashing, on-trend upholsteries and eclectic antiques.