Steeped in Royal heritage and standing proudly on the former site of 145 Piccadilly, former childhood home of Queen Elizabeth II, there is no better place to enjoy a regal experience.
Like royal clockwork, soldiers wearing black bearskin hats and red coats march from St. James Palace (a 15-minute walk from the hotel) to Buckingham Palace (a 10-minute walk) to relieve the previous guard. This traditional ceremony has stood for centuries, and is well worth the watch.
Retreat to the Royal Parks with a classic British hamper. Our exclusive guest picnic includes charcuterie, British cheeses, sandwiches, smoked cheddar and pea quiche, sausage rolls, pork pies, vegetable crudités with hummus, and a selection of salads. Classic Battenberg, chocolate brownies, and cheesecake will end your excursion on a delightfully sweet note.
Enjoy horseback riding in Hyde Park. Gallop across historic paths that were once royal hunting grounds, or meander slowly, enjoying the famed park’s 350 acres of lush greenery, rose gardens, and memorials, including the Diana Memorial Fountain.
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens including insects, fossils and rocks. The Dinosaur gallery is one of the most popular exhibits in the museum. Children will also enjoy the interactive, hands-on educational tools, gallery trails and art activities.
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as it is known) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures from around the globe.
This is the world's largest open-submission contemporary art exhibition, which gives it a wonderful element of surprise. The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is an impressive show that gives an excellent cross-section of contemporary art every summer.
This 11th-century fortress is more than an architectural marvel. It is also home to the world’s largest, most dazzling diamond. Arrive early and admire the Crown Jewels.
At 135 meters tall, the London Eye is the world's tallest observation wheel with 40km panoramic views on a clear day. The Concierge team will be delighted to arrange fast-track tickets to avoid extensive queues.
Three hundred acres of botanical delights grace Kew Gardens which lies on the south bank of the River Thames. Kew Gardens remain one of the world's premier public gardens and is well worth discovering.
Explore London on a double-decker bus tour, allowing you to select the attractions and places of interest that appeal to you, whilst affording time to discover at your leisure. Advance purchase tickets are available at the Concierge desk for your convenience.
The Wimbledon London Tour gives you VIP access to restricted areas where even tournament ticket holders are forbidden to enter and is led by specially trained Blue Badge Guides who bring to life the colourful history of the world's most famous tennis club.
London Zoo in Regent's Park is one of the world's most famous zoos and home to over 12,000 animals.