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The Royal Horseguards

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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, Victorian splendour, award-winning dining, afternoon tea and sumptuous river view suites.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair Access
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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River View
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
164Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
116Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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Beautiful hotel in the perfect location. The staff is always extremely friendly. Silvia at the front desk always goes above and beyond to make sure you have a pleasurable stay. Will definitely be back!
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Response from Royal_Horseguards, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards
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Hello and thank you for the positive feedback! I am positively thrilled and proud to know that my superb.outstanding, 5 star team made your stay all the more special. From the moment that we take your reservation to the time that we wish you a safe onward journey our aim is to provide exceptional service in a warm,friendly environment. Sylvia will be thrilled by your kind comments. I do hope that we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to our beautiful hotel in the near future for another relaxed and fantastic stay. Kindest regards, Hilary
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A very nice three course lunch bought as a present for my birthday.Standing just off the Thames I would imagine that the courtyard would be a great place to sit in the summer with a glass of wine watching the world go by.Very god food and service but found the entrance a little
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Amazing location and lovely hotel. Great staff who were all really friendly, although always seemed surprised when I asked them how they were which possibly means they dont get asked that often. Would have like the deluxe double to feel a bit more, well, deluxe. But cant
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Response from Royal_Horseguards, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards
Responded today
Thank you very much for your gracious review! I am so pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations on every detail of your stay from our award winning 1212 Restaurant to our amazingly hospitable team. Your positive feedback is greatly appreciated as our Management and team take great pride in ensuring that our historic hotel is impeccably maintained in every aspect. I will be sure to pass on your kind comments to all. How wonderful to hear that you will return to The Royal Horseguards on your next stay to our chic city. We greatly look forward to welcoming you! Kind Regards, Hilary
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From the attentive staff to the well appointed room, our stay was five star. Views of the gardens and the London skyscape were spectacular. Easy walking distance of a full day’s worth of sights and scenes. Breakfast was generous, Equus bar was comfortable with friendly staff,
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Response from Royal_Horseguards, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards
Responded today
Thank you for your complimentary review! We are positively delighted to know that we exceeded every aspect of your stay and dinner with us. Our innovative Head Chef is continually looking for creative and fresh ideas in producing only the best meals using the freshest, seasonal ingredients. We do indeed have a perfect location. It’s scenic, central and practical - perfect for whatever to see or do in our stylish city. We very much look forward to spoiling on your next visit to our beautiful, regal hotel. Warmest regards, Hilary
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Old world luxury where the food is excellent, the room with a marvelous river view was wonderfully appointed (including heated tile floors in the bath), and the location ideal for a stroll to Trafalgar Square or a quick step to the Tube station around the corner. Nearby the
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Response from Royal_Horseguards, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards
Responded 3 days ago
Hello and I am so pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed our impeccable, warm service and had a wonderful stay with us! Compliments are always a pleasure and I am so happy to hear that we exceeded your expectations in all areas, including our award winning 1212 restaurant. Our staff are indeed our greatest asset, so I am thrilled to hear that you found them attentiveness and helpful. I will definitely pass on your positive feedback to the hotel team. I am happy to read that you enjoyed the spectacular views of the River Thames and The London Eye and felt that it was well worth it. You are correct, our location is indeed perfect – one of the best in London! With excellent transport links minutes away by foot and so many of our beautiful city’s attractions right on our doorstep. We greatly look forward to welcoming you in the very near future for another exceptional unforgettable visit to The Royal Horseguards Hotel! Kind Regards, Hilary
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What is the dress code please for the restaurant?
I'd say smart casual... Nice jeans but no shorts or tee shirts
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We didn’t have a room with another bed but we were part of a suite with a locked door to another room, so as per previous answers I am sure they will accommodate your son Enjoy your visit
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I know the hotel has suites , however when you try to book on line you don’t seem to be able to enter 3 guests into a room I’m sure if you give the hotel a call they will be glad to answer your questions.
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What type of breakfast is on offer?
Full hot buffet of English breakfast and a large continental breakfast with cold meats, smoked salmon and a lot more.
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"we loved our 5th floor river view - day or night - the Thames was fascinating"
"We requested a room with twin beds, and they made the arrangements, that was super nice of them to do."
"River view is great but may be a bit noisy"
"Upgrade to a river view room. It's worth it."
"You will not be disappointed"
US$276 - US$458 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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