Do you want to visit one of the best design hotels in London? The Baglioni Hotel London (part of The Leading Hotels of the World) is an authentic, high class, corner of Italy situated in the pulsating heart of London, facing Kensinghton Palace. One might argue that creating some true Italian vibes in a setting within one of the most modern and multi-cultural capitals of Europe might be a hard task, but the authenticity of this establishment is absolutely perfect.
Everything, from the style of the rooms and decor to the kindness and competence of the staff, has a high class, Southern European feel. Even though the hotel is in London, your stay at the hotel will make you feel like if you had been in Rome or Venice.
The Deluxe Junior Suite is a very large room that exceeded the normal luxury standards of London. The room is comfortable with a unique layout and ample space including a living room area equipped with TV and a really large walk-in dressing room – great for all the fashion lovers out there who are looking for a luxury stay in London, both for themselves and their clothes!
Last but not least, the Italian-style coffee machine provided in the room contributed to the genuine authenticity of the hotel. The hotel is relatively small with only 67 rooms (45 of them being suites).
Among the many features of the hotel, guests even have a chauffeur driven Maserati Quattro Porte at their disposal – perfect if you need a ride to a morning meeting or to a shopping or museum experience in Central London. The hotel treats you to a really nice breakfast where you can enjoy the best espresso in London (the baristas are true artistes) as well as a wide selection of fine pastries, freshly squeezed juices and more. If you are not in the mood for a continental breakfast, you can even follow the British tradition with some quality sausages and scrambled eggs!
When using your free time, this newly-renovated hotel offers facilities such as a luxury gym where the fitness equipment and the Personal Trainer Linn Hansen is top notch.
The Spa is a real must. We really recommend it, even if you are not a guest of the hotel.
The hotel’s restaurant, Brunello, is also one of the best places to sample the flavours of Italy in London. The experienced chef uses quality products imported directly from Sicily, Puglia and other Italian regions. Dishes include specialties from different areas around the country including Parmigiana Di Melanzane, a wonderful Wild Mushroom Risotto, burrata and more.
Ultimately, we recommend this hotel because it is luxurious while still remaining comfortable and intimate. It has great facilities which will turn any stay (from a business trip to a romantic getaway) into a highly memorable and pleasant experience. The convenient location of the hotel really adds to its appeal as it is located between Hyde Park and Kensington High Street in one of London’s finest neighbourhoods.
The Baglioni Hotel offers an authentic, luxury experience from staff who truly understand that “luxury” isn’t just about flashing the silverware and raising the price tag, but is really all about offering true value to customers in terms of comfort, enjoyment, flexibility and also taste which, in the case of the excellent restaurant, adds something truly special to the hotel’s Italian theme and heritage.