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The Goring

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Beeston Place, Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0JW, England
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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What distinguishes The Goring from other luxury hotels is their pleasant and attentive staff. Staying there is like being in a private club--complete with a garden terrace overlooking a croquet court. Thanks to Concierge(s) John and Joseph expertly accommodating our every request, my husband's and my week in a beautifully appointed, one-bedroom suite surpassed all previous stays in five-star, London... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Goring is the most gorgeous hotel in the heart of London made possible by the exceptional staff who make you feel like the most important person in the world. Every single employee brings their personality and individual touch to your every need whether it be remembering your type of fruit juice, crispy or medium cooked bacon or suggesting a... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I had afternoon tea booked for us for our anniversary and it was the best present we could have had. The afternoon tea experience was quite different from the ones we have had. The choice of teas was extensive, the sandwiches nicely prepared as one would expect and the variety of cakes delicious. After the tea we... More 

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Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our family's most favorite hotel experience. . . anywhere! As you walk to the front and are greeted by the Doorman, you are instantly transported to authentic London. Luxurious accommodations, excellent service, (can't say enough about the staff--truly special) together with a must-experience afternoon tea made this a one of the highlights of our week-long stay in London. Locals meeting... More 

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mVivace
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We can't say enough about this beautiful hotel whose most delightful feature is a private garden with outdoor terrace. The service was first rate, both professional and friendly (especially from Hannah at the front desk and concierges Patrick and John), and the restaurant was excellent. When we needed to catch the train at nearby Victoria Station, one of the porters... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for an anniversary and found everything to be top class. Reception and hall staff were friendly and efficient, the room overlooking the garden was large, well furnished and comfortable, and the new décor has a touch of panache. We had both dinner and breakfast in the restaurant, which has really moved up a gear and is comparable to... More 

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Berkswell, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch here for the first time with a government minister friend of mine and arrived suitably early giving me time to get the feel of the place and its ambiance. I was shown to a table in the lounge with an amazingly comfortable sofa other guests were totally relaxed enjoying coffee and refreshments. the fireplace was surrounded gy... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Goring today for afternoon tea to celebrate my friends 50th birthday. Firstly the staff are extremely attentive and just made our afternoon so enjoyable from the front door through to the garden. They are a real credit to the hotel. The garden area and seating area were so beautiful you didn't know you were in central... More 

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

Dear Jools2007, Thank you for your review about your recent Afternoon Tea with us at The Goring. I am delighted that your whole experience, from arrival at the hotel, to enjoying a relaxing afternoon in our enchanting garden was an absolute pleasure from start to finish! I do hope that you may have time to join us again before the... More 

La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing staff! Fabulous service! Super rooms! We stayed in a luxury King room which was awesome. Early checkin was provided, concierge met our every need and answered our every question... And the dinner we had in The Goring dining room was delicious! The bar area is wonderful. Stay here if you want a truly unique London experience filled with old... More 

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

Dear shannasvasco, What an absolutely delightful review about your recent stay with us at The Goring. We absolutely thrive on making every guest stay a perfect one and I really do think that shows in the way everyday life is at the hotel for both guests and staff. Whilst we take service and standards extremely seriously, we do feel that... More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I had the absolute pleasure of staying at the Goring last night. We were welcomed at the door, and instantly felt welcomed, and part of a family. We were escorted to check in, where we we welcomed to the Goring and checked in, the experience was professional, swift, polite and effortless. We were then taken to our... More 

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

Dear JulesRann, Thank you for an absolutely 1st class review about your recent stay with us at The Goring. We are without doubt extremely proud of the hotel and to work for the Goring family, who have run the hotel for four generations over the last 105 years. Our passions run to everything that we do here so for example,... More 

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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