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The Royal Horseguards

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EJ, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Preston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our room category was above standard with a river view and we stayed for two nights. Great location for our MOD & Banqueting House business, although not a typical tourist location it is right in the hub of everything and still quiet at night. Beware that in full leaf our view would have been completely shielded...I'm not sure if in... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Royal Horseguards is in a fantastic location: close to three Tube stops (Westminster, Charing Cross and Embankment), and a short walk from Trafalgar square and Covent Garden. The checkin staff were excellent (it was a young man whose name I can't recall, unfortunately). The breakfast was delicious. We stayed four nights, and they changed the layout of the breakfast... More

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Pisa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I and my husband greatly enjoyed our stay in The Royal Horseguards Hotel celebrating our 20th anniversary. We stayed four nights in July, 2014 and everything was perfect. Lovely and comfortable room with nice view on the gardens close to Thames and the London Eye. In addition to the amazing view, we found the hotel amenities, all the efficient staff... More

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Chaddesley Corbett, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just back from 3 night break in London. Second break at this hotel and it did not disappoint. Easy to get to and close to all London highlights. From the moment you walk into reception you know you are in for a treat. Staff very friendly and helpful. Check in straightforward, we were early so while we had wander round... More

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

When up in London we love to visit the restaurant....been there 5 times in the last year....generally on 6 course menu offers or taste card....but once as a normal price and all times felt it was worth every penny. They are always prepared for my partner is gluten free and have every course suitable for the needs and even have... More

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Arequipa, Peru
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I actually unknowingly booked a room at The Royal Horseguards through a 3rd party website. Needless to say I was more than pleasantly surprised. The Horseguards is among the top hotels I have ever stayed at in terms of luxury, hospitality and overall satisfaction. They didn’t earn a 5 star rating by accident. The location and history of the building... More

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Neath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spotlessly clean hotel with friendly, very efficient staff. Good sized rooms , well equipped even had a television in the bathroom. Bed was very comfortable, We did experience a lot of difficulty connecting to the free Wi-Fi, in fact it was very poor. Breakfast was absolutely superb and the décor and ambience of this hotel is very special. It is... More

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

Dear DARSUE1973, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to the hotel. I am pleased to read of your enjoyable experience with us and would like to apologise for the difficulties you experienced with the Wi-Fi, we are very much reviewing your comments to ensure our guests are receiving the very best, efficient service. Our location is undoubtedly... More

Schenectady, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed four nights in July, 2014. We had a river view room and although we could just barely see the river through the trees, we did have a fantastic view of the London Eye. The room was luxuriously appointed, the bed was reasonable comfortable and the climate controls were good. We had a balcony and I was disappointed that... More

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

Dear Tree-Fiddy, Thank you for your review of your recent experience at the hotel. Summer is a fantastic time of the year to visit London and I am so pleased to read you had a wonderful stay with us. We do have some wonderful views from the hotel of the London Eye, especially at night when it is lit up.... More

Fairfax County, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
17 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We did have a street view and a balcony. We couldn't open the doors because the old building wasn't up to code on new standards. If you stay here ask for a river view if there is one. The hotel claims to be on the river but I guess only the Queen can see it. Make sure you know what... More

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

Dear Empathy, Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to the hotel whilst participating on a Tauck Tour. I can assure you that all of our guests are of top priority to us and I am sorry that you felt you were put in a ‘run of the mill’ room; this is by no means our intentions. May... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I spent 5 days at The Royal Horseguards in June 2014 and could not have been happier with my visit. I was born in London, but raised in Boston. Any time I've returned to London, I've been disappointed by how small my hotel rooms have been- The Royal Horseguards changed that. My room was spacious and had amenities I didn't... More

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

Dear MBOst0n, Thank you for your wonderful review and great photos! We do enjoy seeing our guests’ experiences through their eyes. We are surrounded by beautiful London heritage and strongly hold onto our elegant traditional style whilst tailoring to our international guests needs. Please be assured I have passed your kind comments onto the team who very much enjoy hearing... More

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Address: 2 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EJ, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Royal Horseguards 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
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#40 Romantic Hotel in London #58 Business Hotel in London #60 Luxury Hotel in London #80 Family Hotel in London
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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 
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