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London's most renowned luxury hotel, The Ritz London, was laid down in stone by the famous Swiss hotelier Cesar Ritz in 1906. The sophisticated infusion of French and English design is unique to this historic place.
This luxurious resort has catered to numerous guests worldwide throughout the years, including the United States, impressed by its stately architecture, outstanding amenities, and panoramic setting. Moreover, the Italian Garden is the ideal outdoor spot to enjoy a great evening.
Located at the heart of London, in Piccadilly, Mayfair, The Ritz London overlooks the gorgeous Green Park. The Regent Street, Soho, and West End theatres are a brief distance from the resort.
Guests also have ample opportunities to explore the neighborhood. Areas include the Royal Academy of Arts, restaurants, and a range of shops on James Street, Lock & Co, Berry Bros & Rudd.
Furthermore, the resort's location has access to the local tube. Hence, guests can conveniently travel around the area and visit tourist resorts. The London Heathrow Airport is also a 30-minutes drive from the hotel.
Double-swinging doors lead guests to the lavishly-built Long Gallery right across the marble-floored lobby, with striking red carpeting that immediately catches the eye. Moreover, the Long Gallery speaks volumes about the resort's elegance, with its vaulted arches, French doors, and shaded lamps that fill the air with a warm, golden glow.
With its bright pink and yellow backdrop and Baroque fountain skirted by potted palm trees, the legendary Palm Court is a popular place for delicious afternoon teas. Additionally, arrays of fresh flowers add a pop of color to the neutral-hued theme. The wooden hallway also has seating areas featuring rich velvet couches and Louis XVI chairs.
The Versailles-based dining room is another magnificent space with shimmering chandeliers, paintings, massive floor-to-ceiling windows, and marble columns. Live musical displays by professional pianists at the Long Gallery and restaurants further add to the resort's many glorious aspects.
In 2004, the William Kent House officially became a part of The Ritz London. This makes it an outstanding addition to luxury suites, dining areas, and rooms.
The glamorous infrastructure and design of Ritz London also attract posh visitors, business officials, and tourists yearning to delight their sight with opulent elegance.
The hotel accommodates a total of 136 guest rooms, including 23 luxury suites. Among these are four exclusive suites on the secluded floors of the resort.
Moreover, guest rooms embody the true Louis XVI style with a peachy color theme, gilded mirrors, and crystal chandeliers that glint in the light flooding from the floor-to-ceiling windows. Besides, they also have antique pieces and paintings. Lavish furnishings include massive fireplaces, wood paneling, expansive closets, comfy beds, and desks.
Moreover, the extensive range of room amenities includes free Wi-Fi, a fully stocked minibar, and BOSE iPod docking stations. If you're feeling up for a movie, turn on the enormous flat-screen and prepare yourself for an entertaining evening. Attached to the rooms are marble bathrooms featuring soaking tubs, bidets, and oversized showerheads. The Asprey products and terry cloth bathrobes further elevate the bathing experience.
For a more residential feel, guests can opt for rooms on the seventh floor with low ceilings and stylishly built interiors. Rooms and suites on higher floors promise fantastic views of the lovely Green Park.
The luxurious interior décor includes antique furniture, original artworks, and massive beds draped in vibrant-colored bedding. However, the most special treat is the exclusive Ruiz junior suites. They feature sateen bed sheets, large drawing rooms, velvet-upholstered benches, 24/7 butler service, and lovely views from private balconies. Guests can also ride to the airport in a Rolls Royce Phantom.
If you wish to have lunch and dinner at a luxuriously built space with top-notch service and catering, then you've come to the right place! The Ritz Carlton London houses the renowned Michelin-starred Ritz restaurant and terrace where guests must wear a jacket. It runs under the headship of Chef John Williams, whose dishes surpass the visitors' expectations - also, private dining options are available.
With an inventive contemporary touch, the purely British menu features signature dishes. These include beef Wellington, crepe Suzette, Goose liver with gingerbread and pineapple, and Yorkshire grouse. At the end of the six-course meal, a sommelier guides the guests to an extensive range of wine.
Guests can also get an authentic taste of British culture, from the classic, elegant ambiance and the delicious food. The Ritz Restaurant breakfast service includes an a la carte menu. Delight in elaborate pies, omelets, cucumber sausage, black pudding, and coffee. Moreover, kids get a special menu and a complimentary ice cream after dinner.
Furthermore, afternoon tea at the Ritz (smart casual attire is required), including sandwiches, scones, pastries, and tea cakes topped with Devonshire cream and strawberries, is available from noon to evening, and there are limited slots available.
On the weekend, live music and dancing are there for guests as an entertainment option while they're dining. However, please note that trainers, shorts, and sportswear are not permitted in the restaurants or bars of this hotel.
There's no better way to spend a lovely evening than in an outdoor space overlooking a lush-green oasis with spindly trees, shrubs, and scented blossoms. Take a romantic stroll to the Secret Garden at dusk for a late cocktail, and soak in the beautiful view.
At night, the Lalique glass panels and gold leaf lashings of the Rivoli bar glimmer as the place lights up. Furthermore, let your palate get a tantalizing treat with bourbon-based Churchill's Courage, which has all the right flavors. You can also get light dishes and bite-size snacks at the bar to stave off a small appetite.
Guests can cherish a relaxing time at the lavish Ritz's Spa, where trained specialists give various treatments. Services include body massages, facial treatments, and hairstyling by the famous hairstylist Hiro Miyoshi.
The hotel also has a modern fitness center with advanced machines for fitness-conscious individuals. These include treadmills, free weights, and Peloton bikes.
The hotel has a formal dress code. Therefore, the staff is prim and proper, dressed in speckless uniforms, and always at the guests' beck-and-call. At the Art-deco-styled cigar shop, guests can also hang by for a cigar and drink in a warm setting.
Moreover, visitors can explore the different areas of the hotel - have tremendous fun at the Ritz Club casino, with gaming tables, a restaurant, and a bar.
The Ritz London is an outstanding luxury stay in the poshest neighborhood of London. Guests are assured a wonderful time at this elegant resort, with extensive amenities, impeccable service, and ethereal views.
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