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The Dorchester

The Dorchester

The Dorchester is one of the most desirable places in the world to stay. A luxury Mayfair hotel of great repute, it embodies the highest of traditional values, with spacious rooms and suites of great charm, glorious dining and entertaining, and a spa of exquisite indulgence. For 90 years the hotel has remained a pinnacle of luxury and ease.

Superbly located in the heart of London’s Mayfair on Park Lane, between Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner, The Dorchester is close to exclusive London shopping in Bond Street and Knightsbridge and is within easy access of many London attractions including Buckingham Palace, West End theatres, the Royal Albert Hall and the National Gallery.

OVERVIEW

The Dorchester is one of the most desirable places in the world to stay. A luxury Mayfair hotel of great repute, it embodies the highest of traditional values, with spacious rooms and suites of great charm, glorious dining and entertaining, and a spa of exquisite indulgence. For 90 years the hotel has remained a pinnacle of luxury and ease.

Superbly located in the heart of London’s Mayfair on Park Lane, between Marble Arch and Hyde Park Corner, The Dorchester is close to exclusive London shopping in Bond Street and Knightsbridge and is within easy access of many London attractions including Buckingham Palace, West End theatres, the Royal Albert Hall and the National Gallery.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • North American Guest Care Programme – Guaranteed complimentary early check in
  • The Spa at The Dorchester (9 treatment rooms, including 2 double treatment rooms)
  • Butler Service offered in all Signature Suites
  • The Secrets of The Dorchester: The rooms are filled with stories from our remarkable 90-year history. Join Christopher Astbury, who looks after our archive, on a 45-minute tour as he shares insider secrets from the hotel and shows you this quiet corner of Mayfair.
  • Bouquet Experiences: Designer florist Philip Hammond is the creative mind behind our beautiful displays around the hotel. Join Philip and his team to learn how to create your own bouquet with The Dorchester Rose.
  • Wine Experiences: The Dorchester sommeliers are the true masters of their craft. Meet the experts over a wine-tasting evening in the Wine Vault, where you’ll have the chance to try a selection of exquisite wines from around the world.
  • Meet the Chefs for an interactive masterclass in the kitchens, where they’ll show you how to recreate our modern British cuisine at home. You’ll pick up tips from our team and learn how they add the special touches that make your dining experience with The Dorchester a magical one.
  • Meet the Mixologists to master the art of cocktails at home, let our talented bartenders show you how to mix, blend and shake up the perfect tipple.
  • All guests staying at The Dorchester have access to the lap pool and extensive gymnasium at their sister hotel 45 Park Lane – just seconds walk from The Dorchester

ACCOMMODATION

Deluxe Queen Room

Queen Deluxe Rooms are designed for single occupancy. Decorated in a classical English residential or Art Deco style, these rooms overlook Hyde Park or Mayfair. 26msq/280sqft to 31msq/333sqft.

Superior King Room : 29msq/312sqft to 36msq/387sqft

Decorated in a classic English residential style, these spacious rooms offer either City or Mayfair views. Some Superior King Rooms connect to other rooms, making them ideal for families. The airy bathrooms have two wash basins & either separate walk-in showers or bath/shower combos.

Deluxe King Room : 34msq/366sqft to 39msq/419sqft

Decorated in a classic English residential style, these spacious rooms offer either City, Mayfair or Hyde Park views. Some Deluxe King Rooms connect to other suites and rooms, making them ideal for families.

Executive King Room :36msq/387sqft to 48msq/516sqft

The largest of the double rooms, they reflect a strong English spirit & have a sitting area with views of Mayfair or Hyde Park. In the Italian marble bathroom, you’ll find a separate shower & bath. Select Executive Deluxe King Rooms have walk-in wardrobes & king-sized four-poster beds. In addition some connect with suites.

Stanhope Suite

Designed to give a relaxed residential feel, featuring cosmopolitan & Art Deco touches. Exquisite contemporary fabrics, custom furnishings & specially designed furniture items can be found throughout the suites with each one also featuring collector pieces by prominent British artists.  These Suites offer defined bedroom and sitting room.  51msq/549sqft.

Deanery Suite : 55msq/592sqft

These suites have a light and contemporary feel, with luxurious fabrics.  With City views, The Deanery Suite features a bedroom with a king-size bed & a sitting room, which can be separated by a sliding door. There is a small dressing room, leading to an Italian marble bathroom featuring a double vanity unit, bathtub & separate shower.

Belgravia Suite : 74msq/796sqft

The Belgravia Suites are ornately decorated & inspired by the city’s most exclusive neighbourhoods. Warm floral patterns, dark wood & touches of leather are found throughout & overlook London’s Hyde Park. Each suite features a sitting room with a dining area, a separate bedroom & an elegant marble bathroom.

Mayfair Suite : 84msq/904sqft

Located on the front corner of The Dorchester, with views across the rooftops of London’s Mayfair. Decorated with bright florals & antique dark wood furniture andoverlook the beautiful neighbourhood after which they are named.  Each suite features projecting window bowers & a sitting dining area that seats up to six.

Park Suite : 92msq/990sqft

Characterised by their wood-panelled sitting rooms & distinct dining area. A spacious marble bathroom is attached to the master bedroom & a second guest bathroom ensures convenience & privacy. From the floor-to-ceiling windows, you’ll enjoy views of Hyde Park, making it a true standout amongst five-star London luxury hotels.

Dorchester Suite

Spacious and elegant, each suite features marble en-suite bathrooms that are notably luxurious, with natural daylight and four poster beds. The large sitting room has distinct areas for comfortable seating & special dining occasions.  These Suites can be offered as a one or two bedroom option.  93msq/1000sqft to 110msq/1184sqft

Signature Suites : Eisenhower Suite

One of our most sought-after suites & famous for its distinct place in history.  The wood-panelled walls surround rooms that tell so many stories, some of which adorn the walls of the hallway. This suite has a large sitting room & outdoor terrace overlooking the front of the Hotel, with Mayfair & Hyde Park views. 71sqm/764sqft

Signature Suites : Audley Penthouse

Art Deco & contemporary style come together in this one bedroom suite, consisting of a sitting room, cocktail bar, study, dressing room, en-suite master bathroom and an outside terrace. From the large balcony, this suite overlooks London and Mayfair with views of St Paul’s and Canary Wharf.  73msq/785sqft.

Signature Suites : Oliver Messel Suite

Bright florals & touches of gold are found throughout this suite, which is decorated with antique-style furniture.  A celebrity favourite that has played host to illustrious guests such as Marlene Dietrich, Noel Coward, Sylvester Stallone & Bob Hope. The spacious terrace overlooks Mayfair.   133msq/1,431sqft.

Signature Suites : The Terrace Penthouse

Modern & luxurious, overlooking Hyde Park towards Knightsbridge & decorated with leather, silk & marble accents.  Unique features incl a bathroom that links directly to the terrace & features a Kohler Chromatherapy Riverbath tub, a private conservatory & a high-ceiling octagonal dressing room. 123msq/1,324sqft.

Signature Suites : The Harlequin Penthouse

The largest of the three roof suites, this Suite is an homage to Elizabeth Taylor & Hollywood glamour. It is made up of a master bedroom , a dining room, living room, bar & large outside terrace overlooking Hyde Park. Two sets of French doors lead onto the terrace and flood the room with natural light.  165msq/1,776sqft.

DINING

Wide choice of dining including:

  • Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester
  • China Tang at The Dorchester
  • The Grill at The Dorchester
  • The Promenade (especially for Afternoon Tea!)
  • CUT at 45 Park Lane

ACTIVITIES

  • CLASSIC CARS. Guests can hire by the hour or multiple days. Just like The Dorchester, each vehicle in their fleet of luxury cars is a quintessentially British icon. To elevate your experience at the hotel, let us whisk you to your destination in your choice of luxury car, among them a Rolls-Royce Phantom and Daimler Limousine. Whether it’s a sightseeing trip around the city, a luxury airport transfer or making a grand entrance at a special occasion, we believe there’s only one way to travel: in style.Choice of vehicles:1964 Rolls-Royce Phantom V Limousine
    Princess Margaret owned this very Phantom V and famously gifted hers to her actor friend Richard Harris.1958 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 1
    Widely regarded as one of the most distinguished cars ever made by Rolls-Royce, our rare edition always turns heads.1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud 3
    This final edition of the Silver Cloud series was ahead of its time and today its sleek appearance still enjoys enduring appeal.1990 Daimler 4.2 DS420 Vanden Plas
    These cars are favoured by the British Royal Family and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother was known for owning several of them.
  • The Secrets of The Dorchester: The rooms are filled with stories from our remarkable 90-year history. Join Christopher Astbury, who looks after our archive, on a 45-minute tour as he shares insider secrets from the hotel and shows you this quiet corner of Mayfair.
  • Bouquet Experiences: Designer florist Philip Hammond is the creative mind behind our beautiful displays around the hotel. Join Philip and his team to learn how to create your own bouquet with The Dorchester Rose.
  • Wine Experiences: The Dorchester sommeliers are the true masters of their craft. Meet the experts over a wine-tasting evening in the Wine Vault, where you’ll have the chance to try a selection of exquisite wines from around the world.
  • Meet the Chefs for an interactive masterclass in the kitchens, where they’ll show you how to recreate our modern British cuisine at home. You’ll pick up tips from our team and learn how they add the special touches that make your dining experience with The Dorchester a magical one.
  • Meet the Mixologists to master the art of cocktails at home, let our talented bartenders show you how to mix, blend and shake up the perfect tipple.

FAMILY

We know that you’re only as happy as your loved ones. From suggesting family-friendly activities across London to arranging professional babysitting and inter-connecting rooms, we’re here to make the most of your entire family’s visit to London.

Your room can be filled with luxury home-from-home children comforts, including freshly-baked cookies, a special gift pack, luxury mini bathrobes and slippers, and family games and TV channels.

  • PERFECT for families – we will guarantee interconnecting rooms at time of booking
  • Multiple options – both King/Twin rooms – and Two Bedroom Suites
  • Pool is available to children although kids swimming hours apply
  • "The Dorchester is special in every way and waking up to views over Hyde Park is just magical"

    Sue Morris

 

ACCOMMODATION COLLECTION


Cliff House Hotel

Rooms : 39 rooms and suites and two villas

Type :  family, couples, multigenerational, fishing, walking, hiking, golf, outdoor, city break, culinary, wellness, activity, off the beaten track


Eilean Shona

Sleeps: 20  Bedrooms: 11 Bathrooms: 6

Type: Seclusion, Mindfulness, Celebration, Family

Features & Activities: Boating, fishing, kayaking, rural

Location: Loch Moidart, off the West Coast of Scottish Highlands

Those Looking For: Time to reconnect, get off the grid and re-energise

 


Sheen Falls Lodge

Sheen Falls Lodge, a privately owned 5 star country house is fortunate to be located in one of the most beautiful places in the world.  Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way in the bay of Kenmare, there are views of cascading waterfalls, the delightful bay itself and also the magnificent McGillicuddy Reeks, the highest mountain range in Ireland looming in the distant sky.

A Condé Nast Award winner, this five-star Relais & Chateaux hotel is best described as “classic luxury” with all rooms enjoying breath-taking views.

Rooms : 60 spacious bedrooms and suites   Type : Couples, Family, Outdoor Active

 

 

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Park Lane, Mayfair, London

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