The Ritz London is undoubtedly the most beautiful hotel in the British capital, and one of the most prestigious hotels in the world. With a century of history behind it, the Ritz London has become a landmark in the city of London, and is considered to be the ¨big brother¨ to the Ritz Paris. In 1995, the Barclay brothers acquired the hotel and decided to renovate. A little over 10 years and nearly 76 million dollars later, the hotel was renovated to its former glory, just in time to celebrate its centennial in 2006. Let Localnomad help you discover this glittering jewel in the city of London.
Located at 150 Piccadilly, the hotel is overlooking Green Park, near Buckingham Palace. You could not dream of a better starting point in London. In less than a 10 minute walk you can be at Hyde Park, Regent Street, and Piccadilly Circus. The Riz London was originally given as a gift to Louis XVI by French architect Charles Mewès and English architect Arthur Davis, in accordance to the will of Ceaser Ritz, who was a Swiss hotelier and founder of several hotels.
The Suites at The Ritz London
The hotel has 133 rooms and 9 suites. There are 4 types of rooms: Superior Queen, Superior King, Executive King, and Deluxe King. There are also a number of different types of suites, including: the Junior Suite Trafalgar Suite, the Superior Suite, the Executive Suite, the Deluxe Suite, the Deluxe Suite with two bedrooms, the Berkeley Suite, the Royal Suite and the most prestigious, occupying the second floor: The Prince of Wales Suite, which is over 1991 sq feet large. The suites include a lobby, a private hallway, 2 bedrooms with 2 bathrooms (with marble), a kitchen, a larger living room, and a dining room. A room fit for a royal stay!
Services at the Ritz London
The Ritz London provides 24/7 service for each of their guests, including 24 hour concierge, currency exchange, washing services, booking/ reservation services, and much, much more.
On the seventh floor hosts a salon and spa, so you can always look and feel your best. You also will have access to rent the London Rolls Royce for your travels.
The Ritz London is of course is one of the most expensive hotels in London. However you can still find yourself taking tea at ¨The Palm Court¨, the Tea room at the Ritz, while enjoying a nice and elegant stay at one of Localnomads vacation apartments.