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The Dorchester

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   53 Park Lane | Mayfair, London W1K 1QA, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a brilliant experience I had at the Dorchester, the room was beautiful and the people were the most pleasant people I've had the honer of meeting, at dinner my waiter Marvin was amazing, he catered to my every need nothing was a hassle for him, (give this man a promotion) will be defiantly be visiting again.

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South Witham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pre-booked Afternoon Tea for my finance's birthday and we was not disappointed! Excellent service and attention to detail for the whole experience, the team of waiters/waitresses made sure our time was personal and comfy! A particular highlight was the recommendation of the green tea on offer! Whole menu was value for money and the surroundings were extremely homely, also the... More

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Arlington, Massachusetts
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The sleeping rooms are very nice, service is great, location is perfect for business travelers and tourists. I had a lot of business meetings in the Promenade and it was a bit too frilly and old English - not very modern. But many people love that about the Dorchester. The hotel restaurants are great and the event space on the... More

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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed at the Dorchester many times. I cannot seem to find fault with it. The staff is quietly competent and attentive. The high tea is quite an experience, particularly for people watching. The rooms are spacious and contain every amenity. The location is great; my husband and I walked all over London and always found... More

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Norwich england
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30 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having stayed at other Dorchester collection hotels before and used the bar and afternoon tea facilities several times it was high time that we stayed at this icon of the London hotel scene. The perfect excuse was the RideLondon 100 which necessitated a stay in London and so the Dorchester was our chosen hotel. Arriving with a cycle did not... More

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Alton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have stayed here on many occasions and they are truly the experts in discrete and consistent service regardless of the type or cost of room we have stayed in. During the school holidays they also offer an adjoining children's room included in the parents room price which is exceptional value. They treat the children like royalty and they even... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

To experience high tea is a must when visiting london. Getting a reservation at Dorchester is easier than at a similar location such as the Savoy. The pricing is reasonable considering the location and the variety of food provided. Starts with a selection of 5 types of sandwiches, followed up by scones with clotted cream and jam. An extensive selection... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bad smell in the corridor was very unexpected and surprising. Also, I expected to have a tea in my room, this was disappointing as well. Otherwise the hotel is fine, clean and peaceful. The pillows are very bad. It is a very huge hotel, it seems like you are going forever to your room. The hotel is across the... More

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Roland_Fasel, General Manager at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear An4l, Thank you for leaving a review on your recent visit to The Dorchester. I was pleased to see that you enjoyed the ambience of our hotel, but really sorry to read that your overall experience was not to your complete satisfaction. Firstly, I would like to apologise for the shortfall with the afternoon tea, which I would like... More

Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was treated to afternoon tea for my birthday which was a lovely surprise. Tea on the balcony had been chosen and I'm not sure I found this to be anything more exciting other than sitting overlooking the concierge desk and reception! The sandwiches (not very many) and cakes were all very nice although I was not impressed by the... More

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Roland_Fasel, General Manager at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear 58Ruth, Thank you for reviewing The Dorchester. It is my pleasure to read that you enjoyed the sandwich and cake selections but I am sorry to see that your overall experience did not live up to your expectation. Your feedback is most appreciated and I will be discussing this with our Food & Beverage Manager to ensure we always... More

Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favourite place for afternoon tea and far better than other London venues. We always take special friends to eat there in the summer. The selection of sandwiches and pastries is superb and the staff always offer a selection of teas which is the classic English afternoon tea touch.

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Roland_Fasel, General Manager at The Dorchester, responded to this review

Dear Colin P, I was delighted to read how much you enjoyed your afternoon tea at The Dorchester and how much you appreciated the service, the food and our Dorchester blend tea. I am delighted to know that we have managed to meet your expectations consistently for a long time and many thanks for sharing your experience with us. I... More

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Address: 53 Park Lane | Mayfair, London W1K 1QA, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Dorchester 5*
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The Dorchester occupies the most prestigious acre and a half of real estate in the world, in the heart of Mayfair overlooking the glorious green expanse of Hyde Park. The preferred hotel of British society, The Dorchester embodies the highest service values whilst its design and character exude 1930s glamour with a contemporary edge. Prized for its spacious and beautifully designed rooms and suites, The Dorchester’s restaurants and bars - Alain Ducasse, China Tang, The Grill and The Promenade – also attract Londoners and the glitterati alike. The Dorchester Spa was recently transformed to create the most desirable and indulgent pampering destination in London with a uniquely named Spatisserie for tea and cake. ... more   less 
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