Got a special occasion coming up? Make it one to remember with a luxurious hotel stay. Whether you’re planning the perfect anniversary, celebrating a birthday or a new job, or even if you’re about to pop the question – there’s a Hilton hotel for every occasion.
This beautiful Edwardian-era hotel sits right opposite Hyde Park, just a stone’s throw from Kensington Palace and the Royal Albert Hall. Ideal if you’re catching a show or if you fancy a wander round the historic home of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The Hilton London Hyde Park is also home to the restaurant, Aubaine, which serves pretty incredible French food. Grab drinks at the lobby bar, to end your evening with a final flourish.
Closest station: Queensway
Got tickets to a concert at Wembley to celebrate this special occasion? Why not book into the Hilton London Wembley for a stress-free stay just steps from both Wembley Stadium and the SSE Wembley Arena. No need to worry about post-show travel, as you’re already on your doorstep! The hotel has an indoor pool with a sauna and steam room if you want to find a moment of zen. Or perhaps you’d rather indulge in a drink out on the rooftop bar, or a spot of shopping at the nearby London Designer Outlet? Either way, you’ve got options!
Closest station: Wembley Park
This 17th-century building once housed London’s last dry shipbuilding dock, but is now a sleek hotel with an incredible location on the banks of the Thames. Book a stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton London – Docklands Riverside and you can enjoy river views from the balconies, the lovely waterside terrace and the urban beach! Tuck into seasonal international cuisine at Columbia, or snuggle up by the fireplace into the cosy bar for a drink or two. A tasty highlight of this hotel is that you’ll get a warm DoubleTree cookie at check-in – it’s the finishing touches that really make it special! If you’re after a chic hotel with insanely good views this one’s for you.
Closest station: Free ferry to Canary Wharf and bus links to the tube from outside the hotel
Is your loved one a culture vulture? The Hilton London Bankside is minutes from both Shakespeare’s Globe and the Tate Modern art gallery. So, whether they’re into classic plays or modern art, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste. You could cross over the Millenium Bridge for breathtaking views across the city and St Pauls, or take a walk to London Bridge and Borough Market. Or just explore what’s on your doorstep – London’s South Bank is a great spot to enjoy tasty food from street vendors, take in street performers or stop by the Southbank Centre. Plus, there’s an amazing gin bar in the hotel itself! The Distillery was once a Victorian fragrance factory, but now stocks over 50 hand-picked gins from around the world.
Closest station: Southwark
Located in the former Queen Anne’s Chambers, the Conrad London St. James does inner city luxury like nowhere else. The 19th-century building is in a convenient central location, just a short walk from Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and St James’s Park. Discover their world-class art collection, or visit one of their great restaurants for fantastic contemporary British cuisine. The Blue Boar Pub serves up a modern take on classic London pub dining, and is particularly good for a Sunday roast. The art deco-inspired Pem Restaurant is glamorous and elegant, serving elevated food created by Michelin-starred Chef Sally Abé and a beautifully curated wine list. If you’re after a botanical cocktail in a truly beautiful pink and marble bar, stop by The Hedgerow, or book afternoon tea in The Orchard, a floral-filled tea room.
Closest station: St James’s Park
This lovely hotel is the perfect spot to explore Mayfair – visit Savile Row or enjoy dinner and drinks at the likes of Hakkasan, Gymkhana, Sexy Fish and Annabel’s. Or you can dine even closer to home at the Café Biltmore Restaurant & Terrace with by world-renowned chef Jason Atherton. The Biltmore Mayfair, LXR Hotels & Resorts is located in Grosvenor Square, an area where some of the most influential people in British history and culture lived. In fact, the address is the same as the Bridgerton family home in Netflix’s hit TV show! If your significant other is a Bridgerton fan they’re sure to love this fun fact, but if you really want to impress them, why not take them to a Bridgerton Ball while you’re at it?
Closest station: Bond Street
Perhaps your plans involve a plane and an extravagant getaway? In which case, might we suggest you stop to rest your head at the Hilton London Heathrow Airport. You can dine in the leafy OXBO kitchen and enjoy laid-back drinks at the OXBO bar. Less than 15 minutes from Heathrow Terminals 2, 3, and 5 (with easy connections from the hotel), you’re perfectly situated to minimise stress on travelling days. But also, Paddington Station is just 30 minutes away via Heathrow Express if you’d like to factor a day in central London into your itinerary. Or you could even look further afield at Windsor Castle and LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort, both within 12 miles of the hotel.
Closest station: Heathrow