What We Love
- Suites designed by the likes of Diane von Furstenberg and David Linley
- A head concierge who’s been with the hotel for 30 years, with contacts to match
- A quintessentially English high tea that’s regarded as one of the best in London
What To Know
- Valet parking is a steep $82 per day
- Look sharp: A dress code is enforced for afternoon tea, dinner in the Foyer and Reading Room, and drinks at Claridge’s Bar
- The entry-level rooms have queen size beds
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- Free WiFi
- Parking On Site
- Room Service
Claridge’s is both one of London’s most storied hotels—dating from the 1850s—and one of its most of-the-moment hotels. It found its identity in the 1920s and 30s, and is still an Art Deco jewel, even as it’s evolved and become an urban playground for the likes of celebs like Kate Moss and Jade Jagger. The glamorous, individually designed rooms and suites are some of the largest in London, with marble bathrooms, top-line entertainment systems and lush Bamford Natural and Organic toiletries. The spa is a haven on the top floor, with Sisley facials and a well-equipped gym.
In the Area
Mayfair is one of London’s most exclusive districts, filled with independent boutiques and stylish watering holes. It’s also close to the famous shopping on Bond Street and Knightsbridge’s temples to consumption, Harvey Nichols and Harrods. Guests can amuse themselves by strolling in Hyde Park or dining at other haute spots in the neighborhood, like Koffman’s at the Berkeley.
How to Get There
Never fails to delight . Elegant, seamless, warm, friendly & sparkling service as always.
Always a warm welcome & appropriate table. Food always wonderful & plentiful & so fresh, no crusty dry sandwiches here.
Never rushed. Well informed friendly staff guide you through the champagne & tea menus & explain perfectly the sandwiches after always asking about allergies or food intolerance.
Table not cluttered with tea pots as they are kept close by on a tea stand & no big ugly tea stands to get in the way of your conversation etc.
Sandwiches keep coming as long as you want them & no rush to get to the wonderful cakes & scones. Your allocated staff member stays with you through service & even hands you over in person if they go off for a break.
Nothing is too much trouble. The staff are attentive, & do everything they can to make the occasion a wonderful event for you & your guests. A lovely mix within the team with a fair mix of males & females in attendance all with big smiles & a lovely authentic style of service. The linens are white & immaculate as is the traditional Claridges crockery.
The room is spacious & beautifully decorated with tasteful white Christmas decorations , there is plenty of room between tables. Wonderful pianist, cellist or choir are in situ to add to the ambience.
You will never see a table stripped back to bare even once cleared and being set up again, linens are very discreetly replaced over other linens & then removed & the table discreetly & elegantly relaid. Everything is seamless & perfected.
Even if you overrun your 2 hours you are not hurried out. Only when you have definitely finished will they ask you if you would like anything boxed to take home & the bill will not arrive unless you ask for it. Everything makes you feel valued & welcomes & the service feels personalised & unhurried even though you know how in demand the tables are.
Food & service wonderful as always & by far the most lovely afternoon tea in London.
Never fails to delight.
Thank you, as always.
Cannot wait to return to return again and again - Claridges has never let me down . Food and room were simply excellence personified and this is the benchmark for all five star establishments. Thank you to all the hard working staff who made our stay even more enjoyable !
Claridge’s is one of those places where, regardless of what you choose on the menu, you cannot go wrong. Everything is beyond good, it is succulent and the presentation is spectacular, not to mention the service which is flawless.
Wonderful staff, lovely few days in the Claridges bubble. We have visited a few times over the past few years and thoroughly enjoy our time in London. Everyone we meet is courteous, friendly and helpful. We look forward to our next visit
Claridges never lets us down. Great service and accommodation. We only visit 2 or 3 times a year but it is always a treat. Location is also a big plus. By far the best hotel in London. Looking forward to our next visit.