Hotels in England
A chauffeur-driven Rolls Royce Phantom is available to rent for a Heathrow pick-up; and guests are met by a butler when arriving at this family-run, private members club and hotel near Hyde Park.
Located at Berrington Hall, a Neoclassical mansion in England’s West Midlands owned by the National Trust, the so-called Triumphal Arch, a decorative two-story archway in red sandstone leading from the Hall’s rural grounds to its formal gardens, boasts a sign reading, “This property may be unsuit
Located in London's tree-lined Holland Park district, approximately 30 minutes driving from Heathrow and just a stone's throw from Kensington Park and the terrific shops of Notting Hill, the 600-plus-room Hilton London Kensington Olympia is perfectly wired for business travelers.
The Lanesborough will be closed for renovation from late December 2013 to late 2014.
This family-run Victorian hotel has added six new garden suites that have a bit more privacy than the 14 rooms in the main house. The suites’ bathrooms are huge, with dinner plate–size showerheads; rooms come with beds that are wider than they are long.
The 29-bedroom hotel opened after a $50 million investment in 2009. (Key collaborator: Robin Hutson, cofounder of the pioneering Hotel du Vin brand, and erstwhile chairman of the Soho House Group.) Interiors are by David Collins, designer of Claridge’s Bar and the Wolseley in London.
This members-only club is geared toward a younger set. It has music pumping, no reception area, and six spacious, starkly designed guest rooms. It couldn't be better situated, straddling the main shopping area and the Cavern Quarter of bars and clubs.
This grand Italianate manor was home to three Dukes, an Earl, a Prince of Wales, and the Viscounts Astor—and hosted Queen Victoria and Charlie Chaplin—before its swimming pool landed it a key role in the Profumo affair which brought down the British government in the 1960s. It’s also gorgeous: im