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12 Best Hotels in Mayfair, London

It doesn’t matter how many times I wander through Mayfair; it’ll always remain somewhere I find almost overwhelmingly impressive. Bordered by four famous streets – Park Lane, Oxford Street, Regent Street, and Piccadilly – Mayfair is one of London’s most prestigious neighborhoods and comes with the clientele to match. Here, you’re within easy distance of beautiful spots like Hyde Park or luxury shopping stores down Bond Street. You’ll also find a magical range of hotels in Mayfair – and we’ve rounded up the best ones below!

Brown’s Hotel Brown’s Hotel
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Brown’s Hotel

Looking for the best of the best when it comes to timeless tradition and charm? There’s really nowhere better to stay than Brown’s Hotel, one of the top family hotels in London. Over the years, this prestigious spot has welcomed royalty, writers, politicians, and celebrities from all over the world and has been the site of many historic events, like the first telephone call in London made by Alexander Graham Bell. Inside, you’ll find award-winning fine dining, a gym, and a peaceful spa, as well as elegant rooms and suave designs around every corner. Its great location, in the heart of Mayfair, means you’re within easy reach of all of London’s top attractions.

Key Amenities:

  • Stylish spa on-site

  • Access to a state-of-the-art gym

  • Award-winning fine dining

The Ritz London The Ritz London
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The Ritz London

There’s a reason The Ritz London is mentioned so many times in movies, TV shows, and songs; it really is that iconic. The Ritz London was opened by renowned hotelier Cesar Ritz in 1906 and still retains all the glamour and excitement that this world-famous hotel first opened up with. Home to beautiful bedrooms and suites that feature Louis XVI–style interiors, The Ritz is a hotel that ensures you always know you’re checking into five-star surroundings. And, when you’re hungry, wander through to the spectacular Michelin-starred Ritz Restaurant, often described as the most beautiful dining room in the world. Before you leave, try out the quintessential British afternoon tea, one of the most luxurious things to do in London. It’s served in the elegant Palm Court with a selection of 18 different types of loose-leaf tea.

Key Amenities:

  • Home of the famous Ritz afternoon tea

  • Range of bedrooms and suites featuring Louis XVI-style interiors

  • Michelin-starred dining on-site

Flemings Mayfair Flemings Mayfair
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Flemings Mayfair

Flemings Mayfair is one of the most iconic boutique hotels in London, with a history dating back to 1731. So, if you’re heading to London to surround yourself with history and culture, this is the place to stay. It offers unrivaled luxury accommodation, with elegant rooms, suites, and apartments to suit all kinds of guests, each with its own unique decor and amenities. This suave hotel also features the highly acclaimed Ormer Mayfair Restaurant, which has been featured in the Michelin Guide 2022 and was voted as one of the top five restaurants in London. The most famous part? Flemings Mayfair’s refined Indian-inspired Drawing Room, where you can enjoy light refreshments and afternoon tea, as well as a complimentary gym.

Key Amenities:

  • Home to the highly acclaimed Ormer Mayfair Restaurant

  • Light refreshments and afternoon tea served daily in the Drawing Room

  • Access to a stylish gym

Claridge's Claridge's
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Claridge's

You’ll probably first hear about Claridge’s for its afternoon tea. But, once you’ve wandered around its incredible surroundings, you’ll definitely want to check in here overnight for the full experience. Claridge’s is a hotel that embodies grand English style, timeless glamour, and impeccable service. It is London’s Art Deco jewel and home to breathtaking rooms and suites from start to finish. Here, check into your spacious, luxurious, and sumptuously furnished room complete with a marble bathroom and peaceful views of the courtyard. Then, head to the Reading Room for a contemporary menu in Art Deco surroundings, the Fumoir for unique spirits and ’30s-inspired cocktails, and the Claridge’s ArtSpace Café for café culture with a luxe finish.

Key Amenities:

  • Home of the famous Claridge’s afternoon tea

  • Sumptuously furnished rooms with marble bathrooms and courtyard views

  • Great bar, restaurant, and cafe on-site

The Beaumont The Beaumont
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The Beaumont

The Beaumont doesn’t hold back when it comes to luxury, and this is a hotel you’ll remember long after you’ve checked out. This independent, distinctive hotel comes with classic, traditional decor, a rich history, and an iconic sculpture by Antony Gormley greeting you when you first walk inside. Often awarded as one of the best hotels in London, The Beaumont is a fusion of British and American charm. It has a popular restaurant, the Colony Grill Room, that serves classic dishes from both sides of the Atlantic, as well as a spa and fitness center with a wide range of treatments, a steam room, a sauna, and a plunge pool. In the evenings, head to the bar and terrace, Le Magritte, for cocktails, drinks, and snacks in an Art Deco setting.

Key Amenities:

  • Popular restaurant on-site serving classic British and American dishes

  • Access to a spa and fitness center with steam room, sauna, and plunge pool

  • Bar and terrace with Art Deco decor

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane
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Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

The best thing about Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane? It’s got to be the Forbes Five-Star Spa with one of the best views in London, offering a range of treatments and wellness services while admiring the views down below. Not a spa person? Maybe you’d prefer the newly opened Pavyllon London, a Michelin-starred restaurant by Chef Yannick Alléno, serving modern French cuisine with a twist. Or, if you’re just spending time in London to see the sights, this Four Seasons spot has the advantage of being impressively close to some of London’s most iconic attractions, like Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, and Piccadilly Circus. 

Key Amenities:

  • Michelin-starred restaurant serving innovative French cuisine

  • Five-star spa overlooking the city skyline

  • Great central location to all the best London sites

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences The Athenaeum
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The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences

Art lovers will adore not just the stylish decor of The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences, one of London’s top luxury hotels, but also all of the perks that come with checking in here. For starters, this gorgeous spot has a unique partnership with the Royal Academy of Arts, offering guests exclusive access to exhibitions, events, and tours, which means a constant flow of unique activities coming your way. A top choice no matter who you’re traveling, The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is home to not just elegant and contemporary rooms, suites, and apartments but also a boutique spa, a restaurant, a bar, and a terrace overlooking Green Park.

Key Amenities:

  • Stylish boutique spa on-site

  • Access to a terrace overlooking Green Park

  • Regularly hosts artistic events

The Chesterfield Mayfair The Chesterfield Mayfair
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The Chesterfield Mayfair

If you’re all about the food and drink while traveling, you’ll fall in love with The Chesterfield Mayfair’s impressive offerings. As well as all of the usual, this luxury spot plays host to themed afternoon teas, molecular cocktails, and gin-tasting experiences, ensuring you leave the city with a new-found appreciation of a good drink and some good food. Home to a range of rooms and suites, each with its own style and personality, The Chesterfield Mayfair comes filled with beautiful artwork and antiques in every direction. While you’ll love every inch of this hotel, you’ll want to spend your evenings at the hotel’s bar, with its fireplace and a jazz pianist, offering a cozy and sophisticated atmosphere.

Key Amenities:

  • Bar with a fireplace and a jazz pianist

  • Gin-tasting experiences available

  • Afternoon tea daily

The Stafford London The Stafford London
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The Stafford London

While, at first glance, The Stafford London might seem like a wholly British-inspired hotel, you’ll find lots of American influences as you wander around its grounds, too. The Stafford London has three different types of rooms and suites, each with its own unique style and character, making it a top choice no matter who you’re checking in with. When you’re hungry, you’ll want to pop by the hotel’s fine dining restaurant, The Game Bird, which serves up modern British cuisine with a strong focus on seasonal ingredients. In the evenings, head to The American Bar, a renowned spot to enjoy cocktails and snacks in a cozy atmosphere surrounded by memorabilia and celebrity photos.

Key Amenities:

  • Home to a wine cellar with 8,000 bottles

  • Wine tastings available

  • On-site restaurant and bar

DUKES London DUKES London
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DUKES London

DUKES London is all about heritage style, which means soaking up that quintessential British charm before you’ve even checked into your room or suite. Famed for its warm hospitality and sophisticated home-away-home atmosphere for its guests, DUKES London blends elegant rooms and suites with antique furnishings and modern technology. Here, you’ll find an impressive variety of amenities, like a gym, a steam room, a cognac and cigar garden, and a drawing room where traditional afternoon tea is served. The best part? The world-famous DUKES Bar, where you can sip the most famous martini in the world, inspired by the author Ian Fleming who was a regular guest at the hotel.

Key Amenities:

  • Traditional afternoon tea served daily

  • Cognac and cigar garden on-site

  • Access to a gym and steam room

The Connaught The Connaught
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The Connaught

Love to admire the artwork when checking into a new hotel? You should definitely add to your list The Connaught, one of London’s best 5-star hotels. As you wander through The Connaught’s impressive communal areas, you can admire an impressive collection of artworks by renowned artists like  Barbara Hepworth, Damien Hirst, Louise Bourgeois, and Tadao Ando. Known for its elegance, service, art collection, and fine dining options. It’s also a top spot for foodies, home to two Michelin-starred restaurants: Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, which offers a unique menu based on the ingredients chosen by the guests, and Jean-Georges at The Connaught, which serves modern European cuisine with Asian influences.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple stylish bars on-site

  • Access to a spa and wellness center

  • Signature patisserie and two Michelin-starred restaurants

45 Park Lane 45 Park Lane
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45 Park Lane

Some Mayfair hotels may excel at one particular thing, but 45 Park Lane does a little of everything very well. Part of the Dorchester Collection, this suave spot is located in exclusive Mayfair, facing Hyde Park and offering panoramic views of the city. Designed by the famous architect Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus School, 45 Park Lane has a distinctive Art Deco style and features a collection of contemporary art, a media room for private screenings, a spa with a mosaic pool, and a restaurant by Wolfgang Puck. Don’t skip out on a visit to Bar 45, a stylish bar with leather seats, dark wood paneling, and a fireplace. As well as the classics, it serves up a Negroni drinks trolley with different versions of the classic Italian cocktail.

Key Amenities:

  • Access to a media room for private screenings

  • Home to a spa, mosaic pool, and restaurant by Wolfgang Puck

  • Negroni drinks trolley in the stylish bar

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