Whether you are visiting London on either business or pleasure, The Dorchester is the ultimate place to stay. Primely located on Park Lane in prestigious Mayfair, close to most luxurious stores and boutiques in Bond Street and Knightsbridge, this glorious five-star hotel also offers easy access to top London attractions. Royal Albert Hall, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square with the National Gallery and choice of lavish West End theatres are all within walking distance. In the heart of the bustling capital and rather thrillingly overlooking the legendary Hyde Park, The Dorchester Hotel is always striving to do justice to its extraordinary heritage, while responding to the needs and tastes of the discerning traveller.
Ever since it first opened in the spring of 1931, The Dorchester has been synonymous with luxury and comfort, offering its guests sublime experience in very welcoming surroundings. The hotel’s reputation for impeccable service and exceptional attention to detail as well as the beautifully designed 250 rooms and 49 opulent suites, have captured the attention of royalties, actors and rock stars from around the world. The Concierge service offers the hotel’s guests endless choice of opportunities to explore and enjoy London hassle free day or night. The luxury apartments on the 7th and 8th floors were created by Oliver Messel- a theatrical designer in the 1950s- and one of the suites is named after him.
The Harlequin Suite is the largest of the three roof suites, spacious and bright; it features a master bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and dressing room, a dining room with a bespoke chandelier by Metalarte, living room, bar and a terrace with spectacular views over Hyde Park. Elizabeth Taylor was at the Harlequin when she received the news of her deal to star in Cleopatra. The second bedroom still has the pink marble bathroom that was installed for the Hollywood icon while the master bathroom features black Nero Marquina floors, white onyx vanities and a large freestanding bath with polished chrome tap ware.
The Dorchester is home to award winning restaurants, including the three Michelin star Alain Ducasse offering Contemporary French cuisine and China Tang with some of the best Cantonese food outside China and three private dining rooms- Ping, Pang and Pong. For bespoke British afternoon tea experience, make a reservation at The Promenade and pick your choice of vintage, classic, ice cream or champagne afternoon teas. Indulge in work-of-art pastries, delicious finger sandwiches and the finest teas. The Bar at the Dorchester offers London’s fashionable crowd prime selections of spirits, champagnes and wines as well as fabulous cocktails in opulent and dramatic surroundings, the perfect place to start or end your evening.
If you prefer to embrace the tranquillity of the Spa, there is choice of luxurious facials and aromatherapy massages, designed for both, female and male guests. You will feel rejuvenated and relaxed in no time at all. The exclusive to The Spa- Spatisserie- offers afternoon tea and nibbles in more intimate surroundings.
Queen Elizabeth II visited the Dorchester as Princess Elizabeth on the day before her engagement to the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh was announced on 10 July 1947. The Dorchester has also welcomed luminaries such as Alfred Hitchcock, Dr Mandela, Karl Lagerfeld, Woody Allen and Sharon Stone to name but just a few. During the World War II, the hotel was believed to be one of the safest places in London due to its architectural specifics and became ‘the place to be’. The Dorchester remains a cherished symbol of British excellence and finest example of luxury lifestyle
53 Park Lane W1K 1QA
Mayfair, London, UK
+44 20 7629 8888