This selection of our exclusive last-minute hotel breaks in Central London includes such amazing hotels as The Goring and Strand Palace Hotel in some of London's best areas. These hotels are in fabulous locations for seeing the best of London's sites such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and The Shard.
Included are exclusive offers on beautifully decorated and luxurious rooms, fine dining restaurants, weekend spa breaks, famous London champagne afternoon teas and complimentary tickets to a selection of local attractions and events across London, including the West End.
The Bingham Hotel, Richmond
From £110 per person for a one-night stay
- One-night stay in a Double Room
- Arrival cocktail
- Three-course market lunch or dinner
Treat yourself to a riverside break to a Georgian town house overlooking the Thames, a slice of countryside in London. This chic retreat is ideal for a romantic escape, close to Hampton Court Palace, Kew Gardens or Ham House. Enjoy an evening of picturesque dining overlooking the river, the best of British cuisine with seasonal ingredients and a comfortable lounge bar to unwind in.
Fiona Duncan, Telegraph Travel’s Hotel expert, says: “Right on the Thames at Richmond. The chef Andrew Cole’s immaculate dishes are the equal of their surroundings: the terrace and garden are truly beautiful, rolling down to the lazy river. Warm service and comfy Hypnos beds complete the deal.”
Book by December 30 for stays until March 29, 2018
Call to book: 0330 029 7501
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The Goring, Belgravia
Rooms from £295 per person for a one-night stay (based on two people sharing)
- One night stay
- A glass of Champagne on arrival
- Choice of full English or continental breakfast in the morning
- A complimentary copy of The Daily Telegraph
- Three-course dinner with carefully chosen wines in The Goring's Dining Room
Relax and unwind with an overnight stay in the historic heart of London, a stone’s throw away from Buckingham Palace, including a Michelin-starred dining experience at the highly lauded Goring Dining Room. The luxurious setting is one of the most admired for fine dining in the city, serving the best of British cuisine with an original menu under the direction of Executive Chef Shay Cooper.
Fiona Duncan, Telegraph Travel’s hotel expert, says: “It has catered to the exacting tastes of the Queen Mother, fitted a hotline to the White House and hosted the Middleton party ahead of the Royal Wedding."
Book by December 30 for stays until May 28, 2018
Call to book: 0333 331 6612
• Read the full review: The Goring, Belgravia
Baglioni Hotel, Kensington
Rooms from £399 per person
- Two-night stay
- Daily Full English breakfast in Brunello Bar and Restaurant
- A three course Chef’s menu created by Chef Alberto Rossetti (inclusive of corresponding wines, water and tea & coffee)
Enjoy a chic stay in the heart of Kensington, overlooking Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens and close to The Royal Albert Hal and Harrods, the perfect location to explore London. The charming hotel boasts an exquisite Italian restaurant, headed by Chef Alberto Rossetti in a beautiful 1950s styled Milanese trattoria.
Hannah Meltzer, Telegraph Travel writer, says: “This hotel offers good old-fashioned Italian hospitality in the heart of London, with Hyde Park on the doorstep. Expect a warm welcome and attentive service, as well as tasty Mediterranean dining in the Sixties-style Brunello restaurant.”
Book by December 30, 2017 for stays until March 30, 2018.
Call: 0333 331 9113
• Read the full review: Baglioni Hotel, Kensington
One Aldwych, Covent Garden
Rooms from £270/400 per person
- One or two-night stay
- A bottle of Champagne will be delivered to your room on arrival along with a guide book and tickets for The Courtauld Gallery
- Experience the five course tasting menu (or vegetarian tasting menu) at Eneko at One Aldwych restaurant, which serves innovative Basque food from northern Spain
- Complimentary use of The Health Club with its 18 metre chlorine-free swimming pool with underwater music, large gymnasium, sauna and steam room
Indulge in a magnificent weekend stay at this contemporary five-star luxury hotel in the heart of London. Located in Covent Garden at the end of the Strand and opposite Waterloo Bridge, this converted Edwardian property is perfect for those looking to explore and enjoy all the wonderful sights and culture that the English capital has to offer.
Sophie Campbell, Telegraph’s Travel writer says: “Close to London's theatre district, the hotel is highly popular with theatre-goers, as well as the usual mixture of tourists and business regulars. The stylish and unconventionally shaped Edwardian building contains large bedrooms with original Mary Fox Linton designs, as well as a host of ingenious additions.”
Book by December 30, 2017 for stays until March 30, 2018.
Call: 0330 029 7995
• Read the full review: One Aldwych, Covent Garden
The Strand Palace Hotel, Covent Garden
Rooms from £106 per person
- One-night stay in a Standard Double room
- Covent Garden Afternoon tea
Take advantage of an overnight stay at Strand Palace Hotel. Set in the heart of London’s West End, the hotel is situated in the most ideal location for guests looking to take in a musical, enjoy a bit of late night shopping or explore the lively bars and restaurants nearby.
Our readers will enjoy an overnight stay in one of the hotel’s standard double bedrooms featuring quiet, well-designed spaces perfect for relaxing after a busy day exploring the capital. Readers will also indulge in the hotel’s signature afternoon tea, something the Strand Palace has down to a fine art having served it since 1909. The Covent Garden Afternoon Tea features favourites such as prawns & lime in a beetroot panier, smoked salmon & cream cheese on charcoal bread, chocolate choux choux and passionfruit mousse as well as traditional scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam.
Nigel Tisdall, Telegraph Travel writer says:“Opened in 1909, the Strand Palace was once an art deco gem – a few treasures still linger… this is a good choice if you plan to do a lot of sightseeing.”
Book by December 30, 2017 for stays until December 30, 2017.
Call: 0330 134 9421
• Read the full review: Strand Palace Hotel, Covent Garden