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The Lanesborough

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

It's so lovely to be welcomed into a good hotel, to see the exquisite flowers and to be waited on so professionally Our afternoon tea for three was faultless! Not cheap but then I wasn't expecting it to be. Tea, sandwiches and cake thoroughly recommended Thank you

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LanesboroughTeam, Managing Director at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear Bevsmurphy, I am so pleased that you and your friends enjoyed your afternoon at The Lanesborough. We are very proud of our afternoon tea service and believe it to be the best in London. I shall tell the florists that you spotted their efforts, they take great pride in their work and it is these little touches that make... More 

Banbury, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Just had a wonderful overnight stay at the Lanesborough and it was wonderful. The style of the hotel was lovely, we think regency, and so peaceful. All the staff were attentive but not over the top. From the door men who took our bags from us on arrival (and at midnight when we came back from an event laden down... More 

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LanesboroughTeam, Managing Director at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear James S, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of The Lanesborough, it is great to read your kind comments. Please be assured that I will pass your review to Jamie and Eve, they will be delighted to learn that they made all the difference to your stay at the hotel, and that you remembered their... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The Garden Bar has a top class selection of scotch, cognac and cigars. Service is second to none as you would expect. Lovely ambience and extremely comfortable, staff were very welcoming and offered great advice. Highly recommended.

Thank Andy G
LanesboroughTeam, Managing Director at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear Andy G, Thank you for taking the time to review the Garden Bar. It is indeed a special little enclave in the heart of London and for a cigar smoker, hard to beat. I am particularly pleased that that you have mentioned the helpfulness of the staff; they are after all, our greatest asset. I hope you will return... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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155 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

I have heard of The Lanesborough but never visited and after a lovely lunch with a client at The Savoy she suggested we went for Champagne at the Bar because through her work used the Hotel a lot. We were arrived by taxi and were met by three doormen who were very polite and opened the doors to the Lobby... More 

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LanesboroughTeam, Managing Director at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear Bigbird 1334, You have painted an idyllic image of a well spent afternoon in my head, and I hope that other readers of your review feel the same. Thank you for your lovely comments and I hope you will return to stay at The Lanesborough in the future, for more of our friendly atmosphere and outstanding service. Kind regards,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Only visited to have an afternoon tea as recommended by BF! Location excellent and easy to find as it's situated opposite Hyde Park Station. On entering this historic building - it's fabulous! It took me a good few moments to explore just the entrance and take everything in. The rest of what we saw was just as excellent. I felt... More 

Thank Gill F
LanesboroughTeam, Managing Director at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear Gill F, Thank you for taking the time to give this lovely review of your afternoon spent at The Lanesborough. It is much appreciated and I will of course share your comments with the staff, who never tire of knowing that their hard work was enjoyed by a visitor. I hope you will return to the hotel on another... More 

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122 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a unique place. Staff will greet you in an old English pronunciation, or at least that's what I thought :) The suites are absolute pamper, you will be surrounded with wood and art. The breakfast is perfect.

Thank Ghooma
LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear Ghooma, I want to thank you personally for your recent review of The Lanesborough. We have made every effort to retain the Regency-era charm which the building held when it was first built, and aim for all of our guests to enjoy a quintessentially British stay. I am so pleased you enjoyed the wood panelling and extensive artwork in... More 

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10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

After a great dinner at Celeste, the 1 Michelin star restaurant of the hotel, we decided to have an after dinner cocktail at the library bar. While it was our first (and amazing) experience at the restaurant, it was our 3rd one at the bar. What a pleasure to feel like at home with the whole team taking care of... More 

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LanesboroughTeam, General Manager at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear stefand867, Thank you for taking the opportunity to review your experience with us at The Lanesborough in both Céleste and The Library Bar. Having recently won our first Michelin Star only a year after opening, I am delighted that you found your meal amazing. Executive Chef Florian Favario has designed a highly innovative menu which is presented impeccably by... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The afternoon tea and service was excellent. One of our party is a wheelchair user and was helped in all ways possible especially by Jonny and the front door staff who made it very memorable. Thank you for all your help.

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LanesboroughTeam, Managing Director at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is very heartening to learn that you and your party were well looked after during your visit for Afternoon Tea. As you experienced first hand, the staff at the front door are highly skilled at making everyone feel special - and that is because all visitors who choose to come to The Lanesborough are special to us.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

So I confess I haven't actually been here (well inside). I have however been meaning to for afternoon tea.. so why am writing this review?!? So not too long ago I was in the area meeting a friend for her birthday lunch at the Wellesley hotel... I couldn't find it and approached the doormen at the Lanesborough (didn't know it... More 

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LanesboroughTeam, Managing Director at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear KeisheyBeishey, I am very pleased that you have taken the time to tell me about this incident. I think it is fair to say that our doormen give that essential first impression of the hotel, and this is exactly what I would expect of them. They are true ambassadors for The Lanesborough and love to assist passers-by, guest or... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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53 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Top - in location, rooms, service, quality. Fantastic experience. Upon check-in we have been upgraded to a Junior Suite. Great rooms, very quiet, including a Butler service (free ironing, packing, unpacking). We also enjoyed daily fresh fruit, a bottle of champagne, cookies. Breakfast is à la carte - beautifully presented, perfect service. Would I stay here again and would recommend... More 

1 Thank Urs E H
LanesboroughTeam, Managing Director at The Lanesborough, responded to this review

Dear Urs E H, I am very grateful to you for this perfectly summarised review of The Lanesborough. Thank you for taking the time to tell the TripAdvisor community about your experience in our hands, and I look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Kind regards, Geoffrey A. Gelardi Managing Director More 

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Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic residences in London, sophisticated and upscale Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw away to the north, and some of Europe’s best shopping is nearby as well.
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The Lanesborough is a five star luxury hotel in Knightsbridge, overlooking Hyde Park, offering country house elegance in a vibrant city centre. All guests are cared for by personal butlers and treated to a host of complimentary inclusions, such as fresh fruit, WiFi and movies on-demand. New for Spring 2017, The Lanesborough Club & Spa will be one of London's most exclusive private members fitness and health clubs, offering hotel guests and club members access to internationally recognised experts in the fields of fitness, beauty and wellness. Prior to the new Club & Spa opening, guests will have access to a fitness room with equipment from Techno-gym including a treadmill, stationary bicycle, elliptical cross trainer and free weights. A selection of treatments can be arranged in-room or in-suite, subject to availability and access. Please contact us when booking your stay to find out which treatments may be available during this time. ... more   less 

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Address: Hyde Park Corner, London SW1X 7TA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Belgravia
Price Range: $702 - $1,859 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Lanesborough 5*
Number of rooms: 93
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St Regis London
London St Regis
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#21 Business Hotel in London
#33 Spa Hotel in London
#88 Luxury Hotel in London
#125 Family Hotel in London
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