Hotels in England
This coaching inn’s history runs back to the 12th century, and the common areas form the activity hub of the 50-room location.
The contemporary Great House Hotel is in Lavenham’s town center.
Change has come to the InterContinental London Park Lane. The hotel’s famously posh location— between Hyde and Green parks, with regal views of Buckingham Palace—is now matched by its interiors. The property recently emerged from a $118 million makeover, with rooms swathed in damask and linen.
Gravetye Manor is not only one of the first country houses to transform into a sophisticated hotel, but these 1,000 acres were also once home (and testing ground) to one of England’s most famed gardeners, William Robinson.
Housed in a white Georgian mansion dating from 1813, this palatial hotel is set on 350 acres of parkland that include the world-renowned Stoke Poges golf course (featured in the James Bond film Goldfinger).
A stone’s throw from London’s finest green spaces (Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens) is this 107-room hotel, once three separate townhouses occupied by members of Parliament and the city’s aristocrats. Like many of London’s most refined quarters, modernity and antiquity exist in perfect harmony.
Emily Watkins is the chef-owner of this recently refurbished laid back B&B. She gets her quail eggs from a 12-year-old boy down the road as part of her commitment to the locavore movement.
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.
Inspired by Japanese capsule hotels and first-class airplane cabins, Yotel provides the amenities of a high-end hotel (handmade organic mattresses, rain showers) within T4, offering a good night’s sleep before an early morning flight or as little as four hours of privacy during transfers.
All about wellness here, sybarites can partake in well-being consultations, tai chi and yoga classes, and Asian-inspired bath treatments on the grounds of a 400-year-old manor.
Situated on a tree-lined street between Knightsbridge and Kensington, near Hyde Park and the Royal Albert Hall, the Gore is a thoroughly British boutique hotel in the Westminster borough.