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The Connaught

The Connaught in London, England.

Photo: Courtesy of The Connaught

Carlos Place
London, England, W1K 2AL, United Kingdom
TEL: 44 020 7499-7070
TEL: 1-866-599-6991

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. Classicist designer Guy Oliver supervised the preservation of burnished mahogany paneling, gilded scrollwork, and formal Adams fireplaces; fortunately, a welcome infusion of 21st-century fun saves the 123-room Connaught from being too somber. Witness the cartoonish Julian Opie cameos in the aubergine-and-slate Coburg Bar (created by India Mahdavi), film-noir nights with buttered popcorn, and chinoiserie cocktail cabinets filled with DIY martini fixings.

Room to Book:

No. 116 has a cozy window alcove that looks onto tony Carlos Place

Insider Tip:

Don’t miss Hélène Darroze’s inventive French food at the hotel’s restaurant, designed by India Mahdavi.

Amenities

Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Historic
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Meeting Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Turndown
  • WiFi

Number of Rooms: 121

Number of Suites: 33

Number of Restaurants: 2

Number of Bars: 2

Year Opened: 1897

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