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The Wellesley

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick check-in, superb service with butler attending to your every need, close to Hyde Park, and a really nice room with all of the furnishings. Could not ask for a better stay and I will certainly return again and recommend to friends.

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Thank vegas005
WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear vegas005 Thank you very much for your kind words. I look forward to welcoming you back to The Wellesley soon. Best wishes Stefano Lodi General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When a special occasion demands a stay-over in London, the Wellesley is our first choice. The hotel is small & intimate with excellent staff who are attentive to your every needs. The bar area is small but chic with a fine selection of wines and spirits. The hotel even has its own humidity-controlled cigar room with a huge selection available... More 

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WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear Patrick G It's great to read you enjoy staying at The Wellesley when in London. I am delighted you make use of our complimentary Rolls-Royce drop off and also that you explore the local area - The Grenadier is certainly a hidden gem in Belgravia! I will pass your kind words to Keith and Edwin. Thanks again and I... More 

London, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live nearby to the Wellesley so have never stayed there but I often pop in if I feel like a special smoke on the small private terrace. The hotel has an amazing cigar library, housing a lot of rare smokes, and the service is excellent. Prices are high but as you'd expect from a Knightsbridge hotel.

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1 Thank OAH_1982
WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear OAH_1982 Thank you for your kind words about our cigar bar and humidor. I will be sure to relay your comments to our Food and Beverage team and look forward to welcoming you back to The Wellesley soon. Best wishes Stefano Lodi General Manager More 

Stone, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A surprise birthday treat from my wife. Parked the car outside the hotel to be warmly greeted by the highly professional staff. Pre arranged valet parking and I handed over the keys. Check in was done very quickly and we were shown to our room. I couldn't believe the quality of the service from the moment we entered this wonderful... More 

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WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear 796SteveW It is with great pleasure I read that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Wellesley. The team will also be very happy to read your comments. I hope we can be your hotel of choice upon your return to London - perhaps you can return the birthday treat to your wife! Very best wishes Stefano Lodi General... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stay in the Wellesley for the fourth time Everything is lovely : the place, our suite with Hyde Park view, the nice staff and the quiet and unique bar. We feel very confortable there. One the best in London ! Thank very much for your warm welcome and your attentive ear. We are sure we ´ll come back soon.

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WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear christophe r I am delighted to hear you will return to The Wellesley soon and I very much look forward to welcoming you. The team will be very happy to read your comments. Best wishes Stefano Lodi General Manager More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This boutique hotel is lovely and perfectly Art Deco. The feel is decadent and opulent when in the foyer - though, only to arrive with no one to help open the entrance doors nor with our luggage as we entered into the lobby, and to top it off, no one was there to greet us until the concierge who looked... More 

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WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear Myfoodexpectations Thank you very much for taking the time to leave your detailed review of The Wellesley. I greatly appreciate all of your comments and am very happy to read you enjoyed your stay, particularly the breakfast! I have noted your comments regarding the early check-in and number of staff seeing to your needs and I will certainly take... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 days at the hotel and had a first rate stay from the moment we arrived to the second we left. We have stayed at almost all the top hotels in London and this one is now at the top of my list. The boutique feel of the hotel means that the staff gets to know you quickly.... More 

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WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear nct1 I am delighted you enjoyed your recent stay at The Wellesley and made good use of our complimentary Rolls-Royce drop-off service. I will be sure to pass your kind comments to Tony. We very much appreciate your review. I hope we can welcome you back to The Wellesley again soon. Best wishes Stefano Lodi General Manager More 

Dubai, UAE
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Very few hotels leave me in awe and the Wellesley did just that!!! The service experienced from the check-in staff, to the hotel's chauffeur and in-room dining staff were impeccable. Every detail in the room and hotel was thought of with great imagination and carried out to perfection. Loved the decor, the marble in the bathroom and the charging outlets... More 

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Thank MoyaDubai
WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear MoyaDubai I am delighted to hear you will be back to stay at The Wellesley again. Thank you very much for your positive comments and you can rest assured I will have the maintenance team look into the malfunction on the in room tablet. The team will be delighted to read your review, thank you once again for taking... More 

Westport, Connecticut
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Last year I stayed a week at The Wellesley and had a wonderful experience. I was so disappointed this year. As I entered the lobby this time to check-in, I could hardly breathe from all of the cigar smoke. Then a young man escorted me up to my deluxe room on the first floor. My deluxe room was a little... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Stayed here for one night on the weekend, just a 5 minute taxi ride from Victoria, and opposite to Hyde Park Corner Underground station. We were greeted upon check in and shown around the hotel before being taken to our room. We were able to have 4 items pressed complimentary which was useful. The room was sparkly clean and the... More 

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WellesleyGM, General Manager at The Wellesley, responded to this review

Dear SarahCurtis21 Thank you very much for leaving your review of The Wellesley. I am delighted to read you enjoyed your stay and look forward to welcoming you back again in the near future. Best wishes Stefano Lodi General Manager More 

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Belgravia
Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic residences in London, sophisticated and upscale Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw away to the north, and some of Europe’s best shopping is nearby as well.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
London's finest boutique-grand hotel, The Wellesley offer contemporary luxury, Art Deco glamour and uncompromising service in London's Knightsbridge. Each of the 36 suites and bedrooms is individually finished with sumptuous décor and amenities. The jewel in the crown is The Wellesley Penthouse, overlooking Hyde Park, which occupies the entire sixth and seventh floors. The Jazz Lounge echoes to the spirit of Cleo Laine, Amy Winehouse, George Melly, Mica Paris - legends who have graced this building in its past years. The Crystal Bar and Oval Restaurant celebrate the 1920s glamour and style. The elegance of the décor, the sounds and the ambience may recall another era. The warmth of the service, however, is beyond compare. It is based only on our own aspiration - which is to exceed your every experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Wellesley

Address: 11 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LY, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Belgravia
Price Range: $425 - $1,246 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Wellesley 5*
Number of rooms: 36
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The Wellesley London, England
Hotel Style:
#56 Spa Hotel in London
#67 Romantic Hotel in London
#112 Family Hotel in London
#115 Business Hotel in London
#208 Luxury Hotel in London
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