We spent three nights at The Goring at end of a nine-day stay in England. The hotel is lovely and very well serviced. From the front door to the desk to the concierge to the bar, service was very good. The hotel is well located just a couple of blocks behind Buckingham Palace, and a couple from Victoria Station. The public spaces in the hotel are nice, and the bar presented quite a lively scene in the evening; it was quieter later at night, when it provided a lovely retreat for a night cap. The room itself was clean, though, as in many large cities where property values are high and space at a premium, fairly small. The bathroom too, very clean and well-appointed, was very small but functional. We had gotten a discounted room and so overlooked the street, which is not much of a view, but presented no noise problems as the hotel fronts a one-block-long street with no trafffic. The hotel garden looked lovely, and a room facing the garden would be the choice to make here. One side note is that the hallways of the hotel are lovely to look at and quite wide. The Goring is said to be one of the few remaining quality hotels in London that is family-owned. The service and attention to detail show that the Goring family takes great pride in its eponymous establishment. While we did not note a business center and the like and could not say whether this is a good property for someone traveling on business, for a vacation hotel in London it is first rate, so long as you don't require much space. We don't and would happily stay here again.
- 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
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- Also Known As:
- The Goring Hotel London
- Goring London
- The Goring London, England