Knightbridge is one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, home to Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Sloan Street it is a shoppers paradise. Neighboured by Chelsea and with Hyde Park just around the corner and a wealth of top end and Michelin Star restaurants in the districts its no wonder its so popular for luxury travelings heading to the capital. Here is a selection of ur favourite hotels in the area.
The Franklin, situated in the Egerton Gardens, was established in 1992 when four elegant townhouses were combined to create a luxury hotel. This five-star hotel contains 35 rooms and suites, a fashionable bar that serves the finest wines and spirits as well as an excellent restaurant with Michelin-star status. Those who wish to visit the Franklin on a business trip will be pleased to know that the hotel contains it’s own meeting room, ideal for conferences and other events, that will enable business people to do conduct their affairs among stylish and comfortable surroundings.
The Knightsbridge Hotel
The Knightsbridge Hotel, located in Beaufort Gardens, provides five-star hospitality services to a discerning clientele in one of London’s most affluent areas. Facilities at this boutique hotel include 24-hour room service, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi Internet access, guest drawing room, laundry service, library and valet service while the luxury bedrooms are equipped with a flat-screen Liquid-crystal-display (LCD) television, docking station for iPhones or iPads, mini bar, Tivoli radio and writing desk.
The Levin Hotel
The Levin Hotel, situated on Basil Street, offers four-star accommodation and service to an exclusive set of patrons. This boutique hotel, standing within walking distance of Harrods, is an excellent place to stay for those who wish to relax among luxurious surroundings or who want to shop in one of the capital’s premium retail areas. There are twelve elegant accommodations in the hotel which are divided into Classic bedrooms, Deluxe bedrooms as well as Junior suites. Those who stay at the Levin Hotel can enjoy afternoon tea, free breakfast in the mornings and free Wi-Fi Internet in all of the accommodations.
The Park Tower Knightsbridge, a Luxury Collection Hotel
The Park Tower, only a few steps away from Harvey Nichols and Hyde Park, caters to an upmarket clientele who demand nothing short of five-star service. The multi-story hotel building, a circular tower that was designed by Richard Seifert and which was opened in 1973, contains over 270 guest rooms as well as the critically acclaimed One-O-One restaurant that serves some of the best seafood in the world. The hotel has its own car-park, fitness centre and three separate meeting rooms that are ideal for corporate events.
The Berkley Hotel Knightsbridge
The Berkley Hotel, located in Wilton Place, is a five-star hotel that boasts stylish interior designs that are guaranteed to impress any patrons that walk through the doors. Those who visit the hotel can enjoy a drink in the elegant Blue Bar, pamper themselves in the luxurious spa, swim in the spacious indoor pool or enjoy a bite to eat at one of the hotel’s two restaurants. The Collins Room, designed by Robert Angell, offers one of the best fine dining experiences in London while the Marcus restaurant provides Michelin-starred cuisine that will suit even the most sophisticated palate. The hotel’s spacious, elegantly designed and well-furnished bedrooms are divided into Deluxe and Superior categories.
The Bulgari Hotel
The five-star Bulgari Hotel, built by the Sir Robert McAlpine construction company between 2010 and 2012, had the distinction of being London’s most expensive hotel when it was first opened and remains one of the most prestigious places to stay in the capital. The hotel contains 85 rooms and suites as well as a ballroom, cigar shop, cinema, fitness centre and gymnasium while the Rivea restaurant offers some of the best French and Italian cuisine to the hotel’s patrons. The bedrooms are separated into Superior, Deluxe and Executive rooms while the apartments are divided into Junior, Studio, Deluxe, Knightsbridge and Bulgari suites.