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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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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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River View
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Grade: 100 out of 100
164Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
109Attractionswithin 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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My husband and I stayed for Valentines Day night. The staff provided a delightful and warm welcome, taking the time to personally show us the facilities - nice touch. We booked a king size bedroom with a Thames river view and were delighted with the result! The room featured a
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overall very good , great hotel . rooms need updating and some repair work but still in a good condition . very friendly helpfull staff . facilitys are very good . A bit overpriced tho if the rooms matched the rest of the hotel it would of been the best hotel i have stayed in in
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Response from Royal_Horseguards, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards
Responded 2 days ago
Hello and thank you for your review! I am sorry to know that you found our hotel lacking in certain areas of our bedrooms. We do take great pride in our Victorian property with regular refurbishments while still maintaining our rich heritage. I am glad to hear that you found the team friendly and the service superb. We pride ourselves on consistently delivering 5* service to ensure that each and every guest stay is truly outstanding. We greatly look forward to looking after you on your next stay. Best regards, Hilary
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My wife booked this place for a two night London visit based primarily on location. Neither of us had ever heard of the place, so I was skeptical. We had an easy walk to it from Victoria station and were pleasantly surprised both my the warmth of our reception and my the modern
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Response from Royal_Horseguards, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards
Responded 3 days ago
Thank you for your fabulous 5 star review regarding your recent stay in London. I am so happy to hear that you had a memorable, flawless experience with us. Our regal Grade 2 listed building and contemporary renovated rooms are significantly complemented by our 5 star team. Our location is indeed second to none. A short walk away from Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square, as well as the iconic Pall Mall and Royal Horseguards Parade, where Changing the Life Guard Ceremony takes place daily. With two tube stations minutes away getting around town could not be easier. We look forward to welcoming back to The Royal Horseguards Hotel for another unforgettable stay in the near future! Kind Regards, Hilary
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Nice hotel in good location, but don’t pay for the breakfast, it’s not very good, go out instead. Room had a nice view overlooking the Thames, lobby was nice and staff friendly. Nice big comfortable bed, but in room tv is from the 90s...
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Response from Royal_Horseguards, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards
Responded 3 days ago
Hello and thank you for the review. I am sorry to know that you did not enjoy our buffet breakfast. Our Chef does take great pride in providing a vast array of hot and cold dishes, including pastries, cereals, meats and cheeses while also catering for a number of dietary needs. On a positive note I am pleased to know that you found your bedroom to your likening and found our Royally Approved Hypnos bed comfortable. My hospitable team and I look forward to welcoming you back for an all round 5* future stay. Kind regards, Hilary
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Planned to have a staycation in London and came across this place. Having worked in the area for many years this was a surprising find. From the moment we stepped in the staff were courteous and really helpful. Everybody from the reception staff, the concierge and the doorman
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Response from Royal_Horseguards, General Manager at The Royal Horseguards
Responded 3 days ago
Hello and thank you for the gracious review! I am delighted to read you received excellent service from the moment that you arrived and that you were pleased with your river facing room. The day time spectacular view is only surpassed by the night time images when The London Eye is lit up in all it’s majestic glory. Thank you for your feedback regarding our breakfast. I certainly will be reviewing further. However I am pleased to know that you were well set up for the day by our superior spread. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back for another (much longer) enjoyable and relaxed stay! Warm regards, Hilary
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Great light!
View from my room
Call it cozy.
The usual puzzling European array of handles and knobs
The startling picture over the bed. Atmospheric.
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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Full hot buffet of English breakfast and a large continental breakfast with cold meats, smoked salmon and a lot more.
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There’s a lot of shops within 2 short blocks in the Embankment Place area (under and around the PwC/PricewaterhouseCoopers office building)
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If you go on groupon you can get afternoon tea at the horseguards for £50 for 2 people also a 3 course meal option with a glass of prosecco for £50-£60 for 2 people , I have done the 3 course meal it was bought as a gift and it was superb , food and service excellent , hope this helps
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"River view is worth its weight in gold and a king size bed is also worthwhile!"
"If you get a room with a view of the Thames, it's a bit noisier, but great"
"We had a basic room so no view but that was not a priority."
"Ask for a room overlooking the Embankment and the Thames"
"Pay a bit extra for a room with a view of the London Eye"
US$254 - US$442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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