I recently stayed for 4 nights in this intimate and sophisticated gem of a hotel during a quickly planned trip to London. From the moment I arrived until I departed, everything met or exceeded my expectations. I suggest you opt for a rate that includes breakfast and wifi as I did - the neighborhood didn't appear to offer much in the way of dining. The breakfasts were delicious as was the generous cookie plate that I ordered each evening after returning from a long day of sight-seeing.
The staff's attentiveness was first-rate, as was the decor and condition of my room. The entire property seemed spotless and I noticed very little wear and tear though I read elsewhere on this site that they're soon to be replacing the carpet in one of the lounges that looks a little tired. The complimentary shoe shine is a great touch. The hotel is located in a relatively quiet pocket near Buckingham palace, which made sleeping easier and a block away from the Victoria subway station for quick access to other locations.
I was traveling solo, but this would be a great hotel for a couple to enjoy.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- 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
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Expedia, Travelocity, Orbitz, Splendia, Tingo, Cheap Tickets, LondonMarketing.com, Priceline, TripOnline SA, Otel, BookingOdigeoWL, Despegar.com and Agoda so you can book your The Goring reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- The Goring Hotel London
- Goring London
- The Goring London, England