Hotel Door

This Victorian country mansion is situated in the very heart of London, close to almost all of the top tourist attractions. Offering breathtaking views across a pleasant and leafy park, it’s the ideal spot for enjoying some much needed rest and recuperation.

Hotel facilities here include room service, concierge, a free daily newspaper, a night porter and parking. The rooms are spacious and airy, yet manage to retain all of their Victorian charm. You’ll find a radio, flat screen LCD TV, free high-speed internet access, a hairdryers, private bathrooms and fluffy bathrobes. Business travellers will be pleased to find a well-equipped centre that offers meeting rooms, fax and photocopying.

Make sure that you head down to the lounge area to enjoy the afternoon tea, a strong British tradition and something that this hotel does exceptionally well. Alternatively, if you want something a little more substantial, book a table at the on-site restaurant. It has a fantastic reputation and second-to-none customer service.

Our top picks close to this hotel

For families

Hyde Park is a day out for the whole family. Hire some deck chairs and enjoy some quiet time away from the hustle and bustle. When you’re suitably relaxed, head to one of the cafes for a light refreshment.

For romance

If you want to woo your other half, book tickets for the London Eye. It’s a fantastic way to get to see so many of London’s most famous landmarks, all from the comfort of your pod. If it’s a very special occasion, you can even order some champagne.

For culture

Tate Modern is an absolute must for art lovers visiting London. The exhibitions are varied and often interactive, so there’s truly something for everyone.

For shopping

Harrods is now a London institution, and no visit to the capital is complete without calling in. Spend some time checking out the designer boutiques, or head to the lavish food halls to sample some local and international delights.

For eating out

If you like to try something new while you’re on a break, try out Mari Vanna. It serves up hearty Russian food including borscht, beef stroganoff and other classics.

For nightlife

Mandarin Bar is where the cool kids like to be seen, and this laidback yet classy bar attracts some glittering names from the world of celebrity. It’s expensive, but it’s worth it for a night out that you won’t forget.