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The Royal Horseguards

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed today NEW

Weekend away at this hotel was fantastic from start to finish, on arrival ( 4 hours before check in ) we were offered a room to freshen up in as ours would not be ready till 3 , also took cases so we could go off wandering without them and told there was no rush back as it would be...

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Shrewsbury
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If you want luxurious surroundings , helpful and attentive staff and good food then this is for you Good location in the heart of whitehall with the playhouse theatre a 30 second walk away From check in to check out we enjoyed every moment

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Bradenton, Florida
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We found this hotel as part of a deal with British Airways.com. We thought the Trip Advisor reviews were largely favorable, so we booked 5 nights. The hotel and staff were quite spectacular. We were immediately made to feel welcome and at home from the doorman to the registration clerk. We arrived after an all-night flight. We were pleasantly surprised...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Great hotel! Excellent service, great restaurant and bar. The location is perfect with easy access to the tube, and walking distance to theaters, restaurants, etc. Rooms are comfortable and relatively spacious, and the building is beautiful.

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

Hi and thanks for the gracious review! We really do pride ourselves on our service, and our team have a genuine passion for providing the very best service. I am so pleased to know that you found our graded building beautiful and enjoyed the eclectic atmosphere of our Equus bar. I am delighted that you found our central location superb....

Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We booked a 2 night stay at Royal Horseguards, and it didn't disappoint. Right from reservations queries to checkout the staff were great, the room stunning (even with a WW2 bomb scare!), we had a fab time. We were celebrating our Wedding anniversary, and our last stay before our baby arrives, and this was kindly recognised. Location was superb-2 minute...

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

Hello and thank you for the lovely review! I am so pleased that we lived up to your expectations for this special occasion. It is the attention to detail and personalized touches that make a stay all the more memorable and I am delighted that you were well looked after during your visit. Views from our hotel are indeed amazing!...

Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Fantastic location, always come away wanting to stay again. Staff very friendly nothing is too much trouble. If you are planning a special trip to London stay here. Right next to Embankment station and a short 7 minute walk to the Theatre District.

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

Hi and thanks for the superb photos. Our regal hotel certainly does look fantastic! From the minute that you enter our opulent front doors and are greeted by our warm and friendly doorman, to the time that our courteous and helpful reception check you out we aim to deliver outstanding 5 star hospitality! Our superior location is one of our...

Melksham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the moment we entered the hotel and greeted by the terrific reception staff ( Agnes and Elle ) we were given the first class treatment - Fantastic hotel, fantastic location and fantastic staff. We managed to get a great deal via Amoma.com through tripadviser - worth every penny

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

Hello. Thanks for the review! I am so pleased that we met with your expectations in every aspect of your stay including our superb service and faultless facilities.Our fantastic team are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure that each and every one of our guests has an exceptional experience with us on every stay. Thank you for...

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Tucked away on a back street right next to Trafalgar Square. Ideal for sightseeing and in close proximity to all the shows. Hotel is clean and spacious. Staff are very friendly and super helpful. Drinks were v expensive but food a lot more reasonably priced and very tasty. Would definitely stay here again.

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

Thank you for your positive review regarding your recent stay with us at The Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am pleased that found our location perfect. Set in a tranquil spot yet only a short walk away from the hustle and of London’s many attractions such as Soho, Chinatown and the bright lights of Piccadilly Circus, and not to mention a...

Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed in this hotel last night and could not fault any part of it.... Staff at reception were really attentive, the hotel is wonderful and our room was excellent. The breakfast was great and the afternoon tea was lovely. All of the staff were more than helpful. Can't say enough praise. Will be staying again in the near future.

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

Hello and thank you for the 5* review! I am proud to know that my team delivered courteous and friendly service and you felt that our hotel was wonderful. Our regal listed building and contemporary, stylish renovated rooms are best complemented by our 5 star team. I am absolutely delighted to hear that you has a lovely Afternoon Tea experience....

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was my 6th visit to this hotel so you can tell I really like it. It is a beautiful building and decorated in a classically elegant style. The staff are always very welcoming and attentive to your needs. I had an upgrade to an executive room opposite the London Eye, so I had a great view. The room was...

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Welcome Back! I am pleased to hear that enjoyed the magnificent views The London Eye and River Thames. We are very lucky indeed to have such an enviable location, on a quiet street yet only minutes away from the hustle and bustle of the West End and London’s many attractions. I am pleased that you appreciated our beautiful castle-like hotel...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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One Twenty One Two Restaurant
One Twenty One Two Restaurant
Cuisines: Contemporary, European, British
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • 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: $334 - $513 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Royal Horseguards 5*
Number of rooms: 282
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Also Known As:
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
#86 Luxury Hotel in London
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“Upper floors essentially no street noise and great view of Thames.”
 of 5 bubbles Y4133BAdaniels, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“River view rooms stunning - and King size bed was perfect! ”
 of 5 bubbles 766charlotteg, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“River views are more expensive but worth it”
 of 5 bubbles SteveMelksham, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Some internal rooms have no natural light. You need to check if you have a preference of a bath and or shower.”
  • King size bed
  • Elemis shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, hand/body lotion are provided.
 of 5 bubbles C4978MLjudyc, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Given the choice, go for a river view!”
 of 5 bubbles mikeg178, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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