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Corinthia Hotel, London

Corinthia Hotel London

Photo: Courtesy of Corinthia Hotel London

Whitehall Pl.
London, England, SW1A 2BD, United Kingdom
TEL: 44-20-7930-8181
TEL: (877) 842-6269

A staggering $488 million went into the purchase and restoration of this former Ministry of Defense headquarters south of Trafalgar Square. The 294-room hotel is an ode to grand living: it’s filled with extravagant gestures, such as seven two-story penthouse suites (the Royal Penthouse has a walk-in wine cellar, roof terrace, internal elevator, and separate dining area), and megawatt designer David Collins is behind the gilded accents at Bassoon bar and the vast seafood-focused Massimo Restaurant and Oyster Bar. We were impressed by the subtler touches: The Northall, the smaller English restaurant, for its all-local, organic ingredients, and the über-private sleep “pods” in the four-story spa.

Room to Book:

The Explorer’s Penthouse has parquet flooring, fireplaces, and a private roof terrace.

Insider Tip:

Be sure to sample the cod tartare with capers or the gray snapper ceviche at Massimo.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast Included
  • Business Center
  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Design Hotel
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Gay Friendly
  • Hair/Beauty Salon
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Luxury Boutique Hotel
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Maid Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Pet Friendly
  • Parking Available
  • Parking Fee
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Turndown
  • Valet Parking
  • WiFi

Number of Bars: 2

Year Opened: 2011

Number of Restaurants: 2

Number of Pools:

Number of Suites: 43

Other:

Number of Rooms: 294

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