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The Royal Horseguards

Hotels.comUSD 298*
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#99 of 1,090 Hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence
07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 349*
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed two nights here to celebrate a special birthday, we were given a room upgrade to garden view, which also meant we had a fabulous jawdropping view of the Thames from our balcony, it was just beautiful. The double room was a little small, but that was more than compensated for by the view and the room furnishings, beds...

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Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our second trip to London, both times staying at the Royal Horseguards. First time was business, second time pleasure. It is the BEST location in all of London for walkable touring of the entire city.

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for for your 5* review regarding your recent stay with us. I’m delighted to know that you had another enjoyable stay with us. It is always a pleasure hearing from loyal guests who have repeatedly had a 5 star experience with us. I am so happy to hear that we are getting it right each time!...

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife was running the London Marathon on the Sunday. We arrived on the Saturday having booked a deluxe river VIEW room several months earlier. We tried to check in at 2:30 as we had a taxi waiting for us, so we could attend our nieces birthday. We were told the room wouldn't be ready for another 40 minutes, but...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My first - but not last, I hope - visit to the Royal Horseguards which is perfectly situated for exploring London on both sides of the Thames. Once the room assignment was finalized (it took three tries), I settled in very comfortably to enjoy peace and quiet and manage what I could with an injured foot. This is when location...

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Hello and thanks for the review! I do hope that your foot is feeling better. Sorry that it took three tries to assign you a room,but I am pleased to know that you had an enjoyable stay with us once settled in. Whitehall Gardens overlooking the River Thames is a beautiful,leafy, haven with the most spectacular views of the SouthBank...

Luanda, Angola
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to stay, could not fault it in any way. Did not go to the restaurant for Lunch or Dinner but the included Breakfast was very good. The hotel is central for a lot of things to do and see around London and we walked to everywhere we wanted to go to.

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Royal Horseguards Hotel regarding your recent visit. We cannot be beaten on our amazing location in the heart of London. The River Thames and the numerous attractions of the Southbank on one side and the bright lights of Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and the vibrant bustling streets of Soho. With transport links minutes...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a weekend to visit London. We watched the amazing marathon from our room hearing cheering, clapping and Big Ben. From the hotel it was a short walk to the Apollonius Theatre to watch the faccinating story of Travesties. Now back to the hotel to raise a crystal glass of champagne to our 30 wedding anniversary!!!

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Happy Anniversary and thanks for spending it in style with us! I’m delighted that you had a fantastic Marathon weekend with us and made full use of our great, central location. We certainly are in ‘the thick of it’ with our incredible Victoria Embankment location and fantastic views over the River Thames. Why not spoil yourself and book one of...

Sleaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Disappointed, no natural light in room, window boarded up. Tried bath as had a TV in there. Tv picture poor, speakers didn't work at all. Soft lighting in bedroom but not in bathroom. Only 1 robe supplied in wardrobe. Didn't chase up as only there for 1 night. Stayed at many 5* hotels around world and this didn't come close....

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! I am so sorry to hear that you had a disappointing stay with us. Being a graded building we are unable to make any structural changes to our property, including moving or replacing the windows of our ‘inner’ rooms. However our guest satisfaction is of the...

Davie, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chose this hotel based on reviews which made it sound like a five star hotel. Upon arrival, got out of the cab and we opened the hotel's door and rolled our cases into the lobby. Surprised that there was no doorman as we had read about ~ perhaps on a lunch break or anyone to assist with luggage. Fortunately, we...

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to our hotel. All our guest feedback is extremely important to us so thank for your comments.I am very concerned by the numerous issues that you have mentioned regarding the team and lack of service that you encountered during the course of your visit. This is by...

pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great experience we had returning to this iconic hotel !! We were a family group of various ages coming from several different countries for a family reunion. We were made to feel so special and were warmly welcomed. The staff is superb !! Location can't be beat! Highly recommend. Can't wait to book a return visit. Thank you...

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Happy Birthday to you your mum! And I’m so pleased that we were your hotel of choice! Our team continually go out of their way to ensure that each and everyone of our guests, no matter what their ages, are well looked after stay after stay. I’m delighted to know that we achieved this on this visit too and that...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great great. Staff was amazing and helpful. The location was ideal for out of town travelers and sight seeing opportunities. So many things are within walking distance or close to public transportation.

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Hi and thanks for the review and 5 star rating! Our amazingly hospitable team will be delighted to know that you had an enjoyable stay from entering our regal hotel to the time you checked out. We pride ourselves on courteous but efficient customer service so am pleased that you had a great stay! Our superior location is one of...

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Staying in Westminster

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Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
One Twenty One Two Restaurant
One Twenty One Two Restaurant
Cuisines: Contemporary, European, British
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This majestic five-star hotel presides over the River Thames. From glittering chandeliers to contemporary design, this central hotel near the London Eye reflects a proud heritage. Expect more, with free wi-fi throughout the hotel, fully refurbished Victorian splendour, award-winning dining, afternoon tea and sumptuous river view suites. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Horseguards

Address: 2 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Westminster
Price Range: $375 - $638 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Royal Horseguards 5*
Number of rooms: 282
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The Royal Horseguards Hotel London
Royal Horseguards London
Hotel Style:
#39 Romantic Hotel in London
#43 Family Hotel in London
#60 Business Hotel in London
#87 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Specify that you will not accept an interior-facing room as, while they are likely as well-equipped as others, the location is depressing to say the least as there is absolutely no view of anything.”
Havenmaven, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Do upgrade to the 8th floor for excellent river views!”
momofthreepa, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bigger beds would be good but it really didn't make a difference on our overall rating. ”
rileyw379, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bring your converter since the outlet they provided for American tourists failed to function for us. ”
CelsoNYC, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“River view rooms are worth the extra ! ”
LYNNEP381, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
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