The Wellesley

| London, United Kingdom

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  • Location & Map
  • Highlights & Reviews
  • Amenities
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Boutique hotel overlooking Hyde Park, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, steps away from Buckingham Palace, the property offers discreet elegance, Crystal Bar, Oval Restaurant, and one of Europe’s largest Cigar Humidors.
Set in the upscale Knightsbridge, The Wellesley is a grand boutique hotel located within a beautifully restored 1920s townhouse. Featuring a contemporary take on Art Deco style with modern conveniences, and uncompromising service, the hotel's team is known for impeccable knowledge and unparalleled discretion. Steps away from the Wellington Arch, Harrod's, Harvey Nichols, royal parks and gardens, the property is ideally situated for exploring the city.

The hotel's guest rooms and suites feature Art Deco styling with a contemporary twist including crown molding, tufted headboards, artwork, and sleek wood furniture. Bathrooms have Arabescato Corchia marble from the Cararra region of Italy, mirrors with recessed TVs, and Hermes amenities. Plus, Samsung tablets in every room with complimentary newspapers from around the world and 24-hour butler service that includes unpacking, steaming, pressing, and room service.

Home to one of London's most exquisite and intimate bars and restaurants, the Crystal Bar and Oval Restaurant offer upscale ambiance and art deco styling. Guests can dine on the finest Italian food with unbeatable service, then enjoy a cocktail in the Crystal Bar while listening to live music performances. In addition, the property is home to one of the largest cigar humidors in Europe, with a distinguished collection of the world's finest spirits and cigars.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • The Wellesley
  • 11-13 Knightsbridge
  • London, SW1X 7LY
  • United Kingdom

Location Summary
Opposite Hyde Park and within walking distance to Harrods, The Wellesley is located in one of the most prestigious areas of Knightsbridge. With attractions such as Buckingham Palace, the Royal Albert Hall, and Sloane Street boutiques all within close reach, The Wellesley sits in the heart of London's most exclusive area.

Directions to Hotel
Property offers Rolls-Royce drop-off service within 1.5 miles of the hotel.

Tube Stop: Hyde Park Corner

By car: Take M4 to Great West Road/A4 in London. Continue on A4. Drive to Knightsbridge.

Highlights & Reviews

Disabled Access
3 disabled access Deluxe Rooms available.
Fine Dining On Site
Oval Restaurant serves fine Italian food with bespoke service, upscale ambiance and art deco styling.
Fine Dining Nearby
The hotel concierge will make recommendations based on personal tastes.
Child Programs
Kids bathrobes, slippers, sweets, and coloring books all provided.
Horseback Riding
Rides through Hyde Park can be arranged through the concierge.
Jogging Running
In Hyde Park.
Harrod's, Mayfair, Kensington, Oxford Street, and more shopping areas are nearby.
Recommended Rooms
A Junior Suite Park View or One Bedroom Suite Park View both offer the best view over Hyde Park, where the Royal Horse Guards cross to guard Buckingham Palace.

Guest Review Highlights

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - High Speed Internet
Available Activities
  • - Dining
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jogging Running
    - Shopping
    - Theatre & Museums

World's Best Awards

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The Wellesley
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