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The Royal Horseguards

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Returned to the Royal Horseguards 27 March 2015. The hotel is excellent; attentive staff, beautiful reception area which is very welcoming. The room was immaculately clean with quality complimentary products (Elemis). The view of the river was stunning. The hotel is in a perfect position for all tourist attractions, theatres, river, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Squar, Leicester Square, Covent Garden etc....

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Dear Elaine I, Thank you so much for your kind review regarding your recent stay with us at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am delighted that you had a great stay in one of our bedrooms that overlook the River Thames and the London Eye. We are privileged to be situated in the heart of the city only a short...

Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

I attended a week long conference in London. during which it was a sheer pleasure to call the Royal Horseguards home. Great location near on the Thames, near the Eye, Scotland Yard, and minutes from St. James Park and Buckingham Palace. This hotel delivers outstanding royal service from arrival to departure -- beautiful, old world ambiance, sparkling clean rooms with...

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Dear yisrael2, Thank you for your kind review of your recent visit to the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am delighted that you had a wonderful stay with us. We are privileged to be situated in the heart of the city only a ten minute walk from Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden and Buckingham Palace. The team strive to deliver the best...

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We stayed in the Royal Horseguard hotel last weekend after carefully selecting it for its position close to the embankment, the Strand and Covent garden. The hotel is huge and like a rabbits warren which we didn't like, however the room was comfortable with an excellent bed and lovely sheets. The room was very comfortable but somehow dated. The hotel...

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Dear Alan J, Thank you for taking the time to write a review regarding your recent stay with us at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am pleased that you had a great stay with us. Indeed we are privileged to be situated in the heart of the city alongside the River Thames, opposite the London Eye and only a short...

St Peter Port, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 April 2015

We have been regular visitors to The Royal Horseguards for some 20 years and recently enjoyed a short break. As always the staff were so helpful and it was good to see so many long-serving members some of whom were there when we first visited! First class decor and facilities and so handy for Theatres, Concert halls, Royal Opera House,...

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Dear Taylorsx2, Thank you for your kind review regarding your recent stay with us at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. WOW I am delighted to read that you have been staying with us for a very long time and I am pleased that we could welcome you back with open arms. Indeed we are privileged to be situated in the heart...

Cardiff
Reviewed 4 April 2015

If you are looking for a wonderful afternoon lunch, this is the place to go, the staff were very professional and the dinning room was large and had lovely white linen table clothes and napkins, the food and the service was of high quality, we will be returning, however did not receive the voucher as promised for our next visit.

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Dear anghger, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent experience at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am delighted that you had a wonderful lunch with us. I have shared your kind feedback with our Food and Beverage Operations Manager who was pleased that you had a great experience and that you had enjoyed your...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Very helpful staff, gorgeous lobby and foyer display of flowers and candles, excellent restaurant for breakfast and dinner, and good location within walking distance to Trafalgar Square. Double rooms were comfortable and bathrooms were large and well laidout with an assortment of quality Elemis toiletries. Loved having French press coffee and tea in the room. The only downside was the...

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horseguardsLDN, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards, responded to this review

Dear Starlin L, Greetings from London to New York City, Thank you so much for your kind review regarding your recent stay with us at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am pleased to read that you had a wonderful stay with us. Indeed we are privileged to be located in the heart of the city alongside the River Thames opposite...

kent
Reviewed 3 April 2015

This Hotel was everything we thought it would be- sophisticated elegance - as soon as we were welcomed at the door and shown into the foyer we knew we'd made the right decision. We also got a room over looking the river which made our stay all the more memorable. All the areas of the hotel were so comfortable and...

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Dear Daviddavid I, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review regarding your recent stay with us at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am delighted that you had an amazing stay with us in one of our bedrooms overlooking the River Thames and the London Eye. I have shared your feedback with the team who were pleased we were your...

Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2015

The Hotel is breath taking. The rooms are scrupulously clean and the breakfast is superb. There is so much to choose from in the silver tureens and it's all piping hot. The staff are all very attentive and nothing is too much trouble. A warning though. Don't go for the late night snack ! viz, 2 Gin and Tonics, +...

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Dear Jim M, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience of the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am delighted that you had a fantastic stay with us. I have shared your feedback with the team especially our Food and Beverage Operations Manager regarding the breakfast in our One Twenty One Two restaurant and the variety we...

Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Absolutely love coming to The Horseguards Hotel from the moment you arrive the stunning display of candles and flowers greet you, their fragrance is continued throughout the hotel. The decor it is immaculate and cleanliness is second to none. The staff are a credit to the hotel getting just the right balance of attentiveness and professionalism. We stayed in a...

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Dear Lesley M, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am delighted that you had an amazing stay with us in one of our river facing bedrooms that overlook the Thames and the London Eye. I have shared your kind feedback with the...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 April 2015

I picked this hotel after an extensive online search. I took my teenage son to London over spring break and wanted him experience it from the heart of the city after staying outside of Paris the last time we were in Europe. From the moment we arrived at this beautiful hotel until the morning we left, it surpassed my every...

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Dear Annette R, Thank you so much for your kind review regarding your recent stay with us at the Royal Horseguards Hotel. I am thrilled that you had an amazing stay with us. I have shared your amazing feedback with the team who were also pleased to read that you had an amazing spring break with your son. We hope...

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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One Twenty One Two Restaurant
One Twenty One Two Restaurant
Cuisines: Contemporary, European, British
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This majestic five-star hotel presides over the River Thames. From glittering chandeliers to contemporary design, this central hotel near the London Eye reflects a proud heritage. Expect more, with free wi-fi throughout the hotel, fully refurbished Victorian splendour, award-winning dining, afternoon tea and sumptuous river view suites. ... more   less 

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Address: 2 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London > Westminster
Price Range: €206 - €455 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Royal Horseguards 5*
Number of rooms: 282
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Also Known As:
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Royal Horseguards London
The Royal Horseguards London
Hotel Style:
#39 Romantic Hotel in London
#43 Family Hotel in London
#60 Business Hotel in London
#83 Luxury Hotel in London
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