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The Goring

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Beeston Place, Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0JW, England (Mayfair / St James's / Piccadilly / Green Park )
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Ranked #10 of 1,073 hotels in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had lunch with auntie when she came back from Russia. The interior looked like an Edwardian place. For lunch I had chirps and smoke salmon sandwich. The chirps was tasty! The salmon was the best salmon I every tasted, it was delicious! Overall, best hotel in London.

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear princess0831 Thank you very much for your wonderful review of your lunch at The Goring. I was delighted to read your review of your time with us and thrilled that you consider The Goring the best in London. A Goring Sandwich with delicious chips in our Lounge Bar is one of life’s simple pleasures in my opinion. We all... More

Princeton, New Jersey
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

True traditional luxury on a smaller and quieter scale. Service food ambiance could not be improved . Nothing was better in London than to site in the lounge and sip a good single malt in the evening, could only wish I was allowed to smoke a good cigar - but I suppose we must make allowance for these modern times.... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear jonesev, Thank you very much for your wonderful review of your stay at The Goring. I was thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the traditional luxury which emanates at The Goring. I have to agree that a drink in our Lounge Bar is the perfect way to spend an evening in London. We do have a selection of cigars... More

Alcudia, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first London visit and we were torn between staying here and two other boutique hotels we had heard great things about. At this price range its the little things that make the big difference and all in all we felt we had made the right choice. First the location: you are literally next door to the Queen, Buckingham Palace... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear Genevieve S, Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent stay at The Goring. I am thrilled you felt that you had made the right choice in staying with us on your first visit to London and I am most pleased to hear that it was the personal service you received made the big difference. We are very... More

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband booked lunch today as a surprise as our daughter is in hospital after an operation to remove a brain tumour and we needed a break. From the moment we stepped out of our taxi and were greeted by the doorman who was so cheerful everyone looked after us. The staff are so attentive but not domineering. We were... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear Pam P, Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent visit to The Goring. I was thrilled to read about how you enjoyed your experience and especially of how the team took such great care and gave you both the personal attention that you could enjoy. It has given me huge pleasure to share your kind words with... More

Danville, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a fantastic hotel. Very charming and small. Right in the heart of London. Family owned and everything was top notch. The service, the location, the decor, and the staff were all superb. We were treated like family, the concierge was absolutely the most helpful ever. I have stayed in many fine hotels in London over the years... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear JLL962, Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent stay at The Goring. I am thrilled to hear that you found everything to be top notch during your stay. Having been owned and run by The Goring Family for over 100 years it is very important to us that all guests receive a very warm welcome and are... More

San Francisco, California, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first started coming to the Goring 40 years ago. It was my "get away" to London hotel for the years I was up at Oxford. I've been lucky throughout those many years in the interim to stay when ever I come to London - whatever the excuse, business or pleasure. And since then most of many family and friends... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear Patrick R, Thank you for your fantastic review of you Goring experiences over the last 40 years. It is such a pleasure to welcome you for every occasion, whether it is for business of pleasure. We do so appreciate your support in kindly pointing many of your family and friends in our direction and it is wonderful that we... More

West Midlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for Sunday Afternoon Tea with my Wife and family to celebrate my Daughters birthday. When I booked it I was asked if it was for a special occasion and I mentioned my Daughter birthday. On arrival we were welcomed by a charming Doorman and Host, when the girls went to the ladies the Host mentioned we were here... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear LucyLopper, Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent Afternoon Tea at The Goring to celebrate your daughter’s birthday. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed the delicious treats and personal service from the team. It was our pleasure to play a role in your daughter’s birthday celebrations and I hope that the experience of Afternoon Tea at... More

Faversham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family used the Goring as a base for our daughter's wedding. From the moment we arrived, my MOB anxieties dissolved as the door staff kindly and competently took charge of unloading wedding dress, oversized hat, mobility scooter and other encumbrances. The staff are all friendly, helpful and efficient, took the trouble to remember our names and seemed to enjoy... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear 377Sarah377, Thank you for your excellent review of your recent stay at The Goring for your daughter’s wedding. I am thrilled to hear that you found yourself able to relax as soon as you walked through the front doors of The Goring and that the team here was able to assist competently in taking some of those last minute... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am part of the Schellie family which doesn't anything to you but means a lot to my family. My Aunt Barbra is just great friends with Peter and Rupert. We enjoyed staying there while it was close to Christmas. We came into the lounge area and had spectacular tea. It was so fun and wish to stay longer when... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear TravelerJackson, Thank you for your lovely review of The Goring. It is such a joy to hear when guests and even their extended families have developed such close relationships with The Goring and the team here. I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us last Christmas - it is always such a magical time of year... More

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pick the Goring if you would like to experience British traditional ambience of a by gone era. Sipping tea and nibbling on scones in "the secret garden" is a true delight in the middle of London. You are welcomed as if you have been coming for years and are part of the family. We will be taking away fond memories... More

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The_Goring, General Manager at The Goring, responded to this review

Dear PennyM, Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent stay here at The Goring with your family. I am thrilled to hear that you felt truly welcomed and made to feel like family by our staff during your recent stay with us. I am so pleased to hear that you were able to take the time to enjoy... More

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Address: Beeston Place, Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0JW, 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 Goring 5*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#9 Luxury Hotel in London #13 Romantic Hotel in London #15 Business Hotel in London #33 Family Hotel in London
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Having been lovingly refurbished, The Goring has entered a new era, yet retains its time-honoured style and exceptional service. The small, intimate hotel stands out from the crowd as London's last family-owned luxury hotel, as well as its unique Royal Warrant from Her Majesty The Queen and one of the largest private gardens in the capital - an urban oasis. Nestled in fashionable Belgravia, adjacent to Buckingham Palace, this fantastic London location offers guests easy access to Knightsbridge, Mayfair and more - perfect for shopping and theatre, work and play. The hotel's sumptuous bedrooms and suites offer supreme comfort and the finest furnishings, whilst The Dining Room and Bar & Lounge serve the best in British food, irresistible cocktails and an award-winning traditional afternoon tea. ... more   less 
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