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
- Handicap Accessible
- 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
Had a lovely afternoon tea here in March 2019. Service was excellent, food was the usual fayre but the cakes were actually flavoursome as I usually find with afternoon teas the cakes look pretty but don't really taste of anything. Venue was beautiful!
Claridges has a calm, well run ambience. The staff are smart and kind. Everyone I met seemed delighted to go the extra mile. Really impressed by the staff & their non prescriptive resourceful approach. And the place was immaculate
I was taken here for the afternoon tea with champagne by my eldest son. It really is a lovely place to visit.
The sandwiches/cakes/scones/pastries and different teas were absolutely gorgeous but it is the ambience which makes it so special. Everything was perfect. The floral displays in the foyer were absolutely gorgeous and the cloakrooms and loos were just lovely. When we left they gave us a few of the lovely scones and cakes to take with us, as well as a sample of their lovely fudge. One day, I shall return and stay here overnight.
We visited today, Easter Friday for afternoon tea. The whole experience was great, wonderful service, delicious sandwiches, hot cross buns, scones and cakes. They had also made a chocolate nest course but this was too rich for all of us to eat which was a shame. We were given extra sandwiches which meant that we couldn’t eat all the cakes but these were boxed up and have come home with us. My mother in law was celebrating her 80th birthday and the waiter brought out an extra treat for her. This is the fourth time I’ve been here and it is a real treat every time.
Came here for afternoon tea for Easter Friday, was a lovely experience. Joanna made the experience even better with her friendly service, so thank you Joanna!
Highly recommend, a must do when you're visiting London!