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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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Tadley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed at The Goring just for the 1 night for our anniversary, it was a fantastic experience from the moment we pulled up outside, the staff are the most friendliest I have ever experienced greeting you by name every time they see you. The rooms are immaculate and are decorated to the highest standard. We will return to The Goring... More

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Purchase, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has been a favorite of mine for many decades. Slightly,off the track, nearer to the Palace than the other top London hotels, few know it has an underground tunnel to the Palace! Smartly appointed rooms, fine food, super service all combine to make this one of London's more,popular hotels..for a stay and for high tea!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful stay at The Goring. The service is second to none. We were traveling with our 2 children (11 & 13 yrs old) and the staff was extremely kind and accommodating. We had connecting rooms which were lovely. The staff always greeted us by name and provided little extras that made the stay one to remember. Patrick, the concierge, was... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Completely awesome and captivating old world hotel where nothing is too much bother. The staff remember your name and the rooms are luxuriously appointed. Try for a room looking over the private garden. It's no wonder the Duchess of Cambridge spent her last night as a commoner here as the place is fit for royalty.

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San Francisco, California
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed here as a solo traveler. I am pleased to say that traditional, superb service is alive and well at The Goring. As soon as I entered the hotel, my bag and umbrella were immediately taken out of my hands by attentive staff and placed next to the reception desk. The lovely woman at reception then led me... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved staying here. Very English and lots of charm. Fabulous service, they know your name right away and have wonderful and quick delivery services. The bar is charming and inviting. Afternoon tea is booked everyday, so make sure you plan ahead. Our room was perfect, clean and beds were extremely comfortable. Tube station right down the street. Shopping so easy... More

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

Dear natalie710121416, Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay at The Goring. I am thrilled to hear that we are now one of your favourite hotels. It is always wonderful to hear that a guest has been able to make the most of their stay with us by enjoying so many of our facilities including the Garden... More

Upminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I were celebrating a most special occasion and we chose The Goring and we had the most splendid days here. Atmosphere was lovely. Excellent service and food. The room was very comfortable with a lovely bathroom and the best bed ever. It was excellent value for money and I can't imagine another hotel being as good as... More

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

Dear Angela G, Thank you for your wonderful review of your recent stay at The Goring. It was our pleasure to welcome you and your family for your special occasion. I am so pleased to hear that you had a ‘most splendid’ time here and enjoyed every element from the atmosphere and service to the food and your bedroom. Indeed... More

Redbourn, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this celebration tea for my sister after doing some research into Afternoon teas in London. I was a bit nervous as this hotel is also famous for the Middletons staying the night before the royal wedding. We were made so welcome, doors open on arrival, shown to our table and a choice of at least 6 teas. You... More

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

Dear Tricia115, Thank you for you excellent review of your celebratory Afternoon Tea at The Goring. I am thrilled to hear that you so enjoyed all the delicious treats created by our wonderful Pastry Chef and that you were made to feel special with your surprise birthday cake. We do like to ensure all our guests are able to relax... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Goring is a really attractive and fascinating hotel. The staff and the service was really fantastic. the room was quite comfortable but a bit small for the standards of a 5 star hotel. Breakfast was rich but differently from the other hotels you had to order it to the waiter. It was not self-service, something I have never faced... More

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

Dear BRUNILDA P, Thank you for your lovely review of your recent stay at The Goring. It is wonderful to hear that you experienced fantastic service throughout your stay. Breakfast is, in my opinion, one of the highlights of a stay at The Goring. Whether you enjoy fresh fruit salads and pastries or a hearty hot breakfast cooked to order,... More

Los Angeles, California
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I LOVE having afternoon tea and having it at The Goring Hotel was absolutely fantastic and wonderful. The place was nicely decorated and peaceful, but not too quiet where you can't have a lovely chat with your companions. It was on the pricey side but nonetheless, a great experience. Delicious snacks, sandwiches and desserts, with loads of tea to choose... More

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

Dear Deana I. Thank you for your excellent review of your recent afternoon tea at The Goring. I am thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the delicious array of treats that our wonderful Pastry Chef has created for our award winning Afternoon Tea. Our Garden Bar and Lounge is a wonderful place to while away an afternoon chatting with companions... 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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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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