Founded in 1877, Wimbledon she is the grande dame of the tennis tournament, held annually at the tony All England Club in London. To compete this year from July 3rd to 16th, the world’s greatest players will treat more than 500,000 tennis fans to exciting action on the famous grass courts. From the famous strawberries and cream to the white dress code, Wimbledon honors tradition unlike any other sport. Whether you’re a tennis fan or not, Wimbledon is a place that should be on everyone’s “must see” list.
These hotels offer a great location to the sacred grounds of Wimbledon while rolling out red carpet treatment for tennis fans.
One Aldwych has an excellent location in the heart of Covent Garden, one of the most exciting areas of the city, putting families away from the sights and attractions such as West End theaters and the famous Royal Opera House. In addition to the venue, One Aldwych offers a range of comforts, experiences including Charlie & The Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea, which transports visitors to the magical world of Willy Wonka and his chocolate factory. From eye-catching decorations to playful items such as candies and beetroot macaroons, the menu is designed to please the eyes as well as the taste buds.
Shangri-La The Shard
Experience London’s unparalleled connectivity at Shangri-La The Shard. Starting at the 34th level – 125 meters high – the hotel has 18 rooms of The Shard, an architectural icon and the tallest building in Western Europe. Visitors can connect with the rest of the city via aerial views overlooking the River Thames, with popular landmarks such as Tate Modern, Borough Market and St Paul’s Cathedral within easy reach. The hotel has 202 rooms and suites, all with spectacular city views, three signature dining areas and London’s most luxurious hotel pool.
Beaverbrook Town House
The sister hotel to Beaverbrook in Surrey, Beaverbrook Town House offers the Wimbledon Access package, which provides ticket assistance and access to The Wimbledon Championships. Just a short walk from the courts, guests have the city’s best facilities to enjoy a summer of sport and access to the Cadogan Gardens tennis courts for their own game.
Hotel Cafe Royal
Decorating the place where St. James’s, Mayfair and Soho meet and just a stone’s throw away from some of London’s most popular areas, Hotel Cafe Royal has the opportunity to offer guests access to the best of the city so they can easily reach Wimbledon by car or train. When you’re not at the races, hang out in the guest room or lobby of the state-of-the-art lobby, or enjoy the popular on-site restaurants including Afternoon Tea at The Grill Room, Cakes & Bubbles, The Green Bar and the recently opened Alex Dilling recently overseen by Executive Chef Alex Dilling.
The Stafford London
Located in the heart of historic St James’s, Mayfair and just minutes from London’s iconic West End, The Stafford London is one of the city’s most luxurious hotels. Join the Head Sommelier and his team in The Stafford Wine Cellar for an evening of traditional wine tasting. At the base of the hotel, the Stafford Wine Cellar offers 380 years of history, including over 8,000 bottles of the world’s finest wines.
11 Cadogan Gardensand Relais & Châteaux Property
A unique, breathtaking hotel, 11 Cadogan Gardens comprises four beautiful townhouses in one of the most central squares of Chelsea and is London’s only Relais & Châteaux hotel. The hotel offers the perfect city escape with luxury suites, a fitness center and Hans’ Bar & Grill. The Patisserie chefs have been busy in the kitchen creating the Chelsea Garden Afternoon Tea which pays homage to the beautiful gardens of Chelsea. Each wonderful pastry is sweet and savory and is designed to evoke the aroma and flavor of the garden.
City of Mayfair
The Mayfair Townhouse is a luxury hotel in the neighborhood with an iconic character due to its beauty, impressive artwork and its evil mind, the wolf. Just a stone’s throw from Green Park, London’s most popular shopping and dining venues, this hotel has 172 rooms and suites that are functional and relaxing in peace. From the quaint guest rooms and Dandy Bar theater to the lively Lower Ground, The Mayfair Townhouse looks like a place to eat, drink, see and be seen.
45 Park Lane
A beacon of contemporary culture, 45 Park Lane is a five-star luxury hotel in central London. Providing a way to experience hospitality and service, every guest enjoys 24/7 access to the owners’ readily available butlers, fitness center and information sources. The building has 45 spacious rooms and suites all with panoramic views of the green Hyde Park, while the hotel’s formal atmosphere offers a sense of intimacy.
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