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The Royal Horseguards

2 Whitehall Court, London, SW1A 2EJ, United Kingdom
+44 207 839 3400

$261+

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9.0/10 Excellent
Based on 3,451 reviews
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  • 8.8
  • 5.2
  • 5.0

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  • Great view
  • Professional service
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Friendly service

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    History and luxury go together like tea and scones at The Royal Horseguards, a five star member of Historic Hotels Worldwide. A bad room doesn't exist at this hotel, but the best are on the higher floors, with beautiful views of the Thames River.

    In the Lap of Luxury

    The Royal Horseguards' 281 guestrooms feature Victorian-meets-contemporary decor, and are well-equipped with luxury amenities, including bathrooms with heated floors, Elemis toiletries, iPod docks, complimentary Wi-Fi, and multiple flat-screen televisions -- including one in the bathroom.

    Dining at The Royal Horseguards is an excellent proposition, with options including the award-winning One Twenty One Two Restaurant, al fresco dining on the Terrace, and a cozy lounge for guests to take traditional British afternoon tea. The Equus Bar serves cocktails named for the hotel's most famous former guests, like Winston Churchill and George Bernard Shaw. Additional facilities include 24-hour business and fitness centers.

    Overlooking the London Eye

    The Royal Horseguards occupies a prestigious location on the Thames in central London. Some of the city's best attractions are within a mile of the hotel, including Buckingham Palace, Picadilly Circus, trendy Soho, the National Gallery, Leicester Square, Covent Gardens, and the London Eye. The Royal Horseguards is also convenient to public transit, with the Embankment tube station and Charing Cross train station each within a 5 minute walk.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Business center
    • Car rental
    • Concierge service
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Pets not allowed
    • Wedding services
    • Internet
    • Laundry facilities
    • Spa
    • Safe
    • Smoking rooms available
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    Overall Rating

    9.0 Excellent
    Based on 3,451 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 8.4 "Vibe was good."
    • 8.3 "Amenities are good."
    • 8.0 "Breakfast is good."
    • 5.2 "Bar is ok."
    • 5.0 "Average value."
    • 4.4 "Internet is poor."
    • 1.0 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall Rating

    9.1 Excellent
    Based on 2,519 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.5 "Amenities are good."
      8.5 "85% thought the building was wonderful."
      7.6 "76% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      8.6 "86% thought the architecture was beautiful."
      8.6 "86% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.1 "Beds were acceptable for 51%."
    • 5.3 "Bar is ok."
      5.6 "Alcoholic drinks were not bad, according to 56%."
    • 4.8 "Value below average."
      4.7 "53% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.5 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall Rating

    9.1 Excellent
    Based on 448 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.4 "84% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.3 "Amenities are good."
      8.3 "83% thought the building was wonderful."
      9.0 "90% thought the architecture was beautiful."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.5 "Beds were acceptable for 55%."
      5.1 "Only 51% said rooms were big enough."
      5.0 "For only 50%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 4.9 "Value below average."
    • 4.1 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 34 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
    • 7.6 "Good cleanliness."
    • 6.4 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."

    Overall Rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 448 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.2 "Amenities are good."
      8.2 "82% thought the building was wonderful."
      7.5 "75% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      7.0 "70% thought the view was good."
      6.0 "Beds were acceptable for 60%."
      6.9 "Only 69% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.3 "Average value."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
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    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
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    "Professional service"
    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Friendly service"
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