Next year sees the opening of 45 Park Lane, a new hotel from the group that owns the nearby Dorchester, and the Corinthia, an international chain that is making its British debut. The chic W chain is also entering London next year, with a property on Leicester Square. Further out, Bulgari will open a luxury hotel amid the boutiques of Knightsbridge while Shangri-La, one of the biggest hotel brands in Asia, is opening its first London property in the new Shard skyscraper. Claridge's and the Berkeley both have expansion plans, while Waldorf Astoria is also making a splash in the capital, with the launch this November of a property in the grounds of Syon Park in west London. All have been emboldened by the strong performance of London's most exclusive hotels during the economic downturn.
London, United Kingdom
Radisson Blu Edwardian Leicester Square Hotel is a discrete and quiet London hotel with friendly service and an exquisite location, between the National Gallery and Leicester Square. The 58 rooms at the Radisson Blu Edwardian... more >>
Thornbury, United Kingdom
Kings and queens have stayed here. Courtiers have flirted with ladies-in-waiting in the ancient yew-hedged gardens. Serving girls have chattered in the stone-flagged courtyard. Today, Thornbury Castle still resonates with history... more >>