London Luxury Hotels

Luxury hotels in London simply define opulence and the high life. The English are world-renovated for their hospitality, and many of these hotels have more than a century's worth of experience in treating their guests like royalty.

The Gore at Queen's Gate is one of the oldest and quaintest hotels in London. With the ambience of a grand Victorian mansion, it has an old-world charm to it. Dating back to the 19th century, each room is decorated with an amazing collection of antiques. The hotel also acts as a corporate retreat with its ancient boardroom. Sightseeing attractions like the Royal Geographic Society, Victoria and Albert Museum, Serpentine at Hyde Park are just walking distance from the hotel. Nightly rates for a standard double room start at $ 252, special offer rate.

The Hilton on Park Lane, the flagship of the hotel chain, has 450 rooms, each of which is the last word in luxury. With a superb view of the famous Hyde Park, the Hilton provides easy access to local attractions like the Wellington Museum, the Green Park and the Berkeley Square at Mayfair. The hotel's Windows Restaurant and Bar is famous for its award-winning culinary spread. The nearest station is the Hyde Park corner tube. Nightly rates for a double room start at $ 316, special offer rate.

In the heart of London's financial district is the sophisticated Threadneedles Hotel. This magnificent boutique hotel is the perfect retreat from the clamor of the surroundings. Built in what used to be a banking hall, the Threadneedles' rooms are spacious and done up stylishly, in contemporary chic. All rooms come with a mini bar and trouser press. The Stock Exchange on Old Broad Street, St. Helen's Church, and Lloyd's of London are just minutes away. Nightly rate for a deluxe double room start at $ 600 plus tax.

The Langham Hotel on Regent Street spells sophistication and luxury. Apart from the modern lavishly designed rooms, the hotel offers a swimming pool and a state of the art gym. The London Palladium Theater, the All Souls Church and the RIBA architecture gallery are some of the attractions at walking distance. Nightly rates for a standard double room start at $ 450 plus tax.