From far-flung exotic destinations to locations closer to home, our high end escorts in London love to travel in style. No matter where you go in the world there are always great hotels that make travelling that much more luxurious. Here is our shortlist of the best luxury hotel brands in the world, tested and rated for you!
With over 100 Le Meridien Hotels gracing more than 50 countries internationally, the Le Meridien brand is meticulous about its reputation. The biggest and grandest Le Meridien Hotel, Le Meridien Etoile may be located in Paris (with 1000 suites) but this hotel brand has kept standards high by collaborating with world class chefs, musicians, artists and architects internationally. There is an attention to detail not seen anywhere else and the hotel offers a creative, contemporary touch to the facilities. You can experience the Le Meridien hospitality in London; Le Meridien Piccadilly in 21 Piccadilly, London W1J 0BH
You always recognise the W Hotels brand through its innovative approach to hotels. Vibrant, trendy designs meet contemporary luxury in all W Hotels across the world. From the moment guests step in to the hotel, there are small touches here and there which show the hotel’s creative individuality. The unique W privileges include an exciting W Pillow Menu, Whatever/Whenever service and P.A.W (Pets are welcome), in addition to many other perks. Stylish and cool, the W Hotels brand is style and substance combined. You can enjoy the W Hotel luxury at: W London Leicester Square; 10 Wardour Street, London W1D 6QF
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Conrad N. Hilton was not kidding when he called the Waldorf Astoria New York “The greatest of them all” in 1932. This luxury hotel name is still the benchmark for many other hotels around the world. Personal concierge, desert tours and hikes are just some of the benefits of booking with Waldorf Astoria Hotels and Resorts. The emphasis is on luxury and experience like no other. You can experience the Waldorf Hilton luxury at Waldorf London, Aldwych, London WC2B 4DD
Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts
From the humble beginnings as the Banyan Tree Resort after planting 7000 trees in Thailand, the Banyan Tree Hotels name has come a long way. The ethical beginnings and the ecological considerations behind the hotel brand makes it one of the most ecologically sensitive brand sin the world. In addition to the environmentally friendly aims, the hotels are luxurious and very natural in appearance.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts
With stellar names such as the Princess Grace of Monaco and Louis Armstrong amongst its guests, the InterContinental hotels has cache and glamour aplenty. The Pan American World Airways launched the first InterContinental hotel in 1946 and the rest is history. There are now InterContinental Hotels in Nairobi to Los Angeles and Bora Bora all with the signature luxury of the InterContinental name. Experience the InterContinental luxury at InterContinental London Park Lane; 1 Hamilton Place, London, Park Lane W1J 7QY
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
Four Seasons started in 1960 and the hotel brand has given guests luxury, comfort and business practicality throughout the years. The highest level of personal service and sensitivity to the local cultures and traditions marks the Four Seasons name out as an exceptional one in the hotel industry. Enjoy the Four Seasons hospitality at Four Seasons London Park Lane; Hamilton Pl, London W1J 7DR
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company
The first Ritz-Carlton hotel opened in 1927 in Boston and has come a long way in establishing a name for itself as one of the most luxurious and iconic hotels in the world. There are now over 80 luxury hotels in 27 countries around the world and the guest list include some of the most elite in society. In addition to the opulence and glamour, there is a real commitment to the local environment and the Ritz Carlton Community Footprints social and environmental responsibility program established in 1983 shows another side to this global luxury brand. Experience the Ritz hospitality at Ritz London; 150 Piccadilly,London W1J 9BR
Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts
James Hilton’s book Lost Horizon may have inspired the Shangri La name but it is the simple serenity and the quality of service of this world famous hotel brand that has won a legion of die-hard fans. Every Shangri La Hotel is beautiful, tastefully decorated and very luxurious for a hotel experience that transcends the ordinary. Enjoy the Shangri La with a view at Shangri La London the Shard: 31 St Thomas Street, London SE1 9QU
St. Regis Hotels & Resorts
When Colonel John Jacob Astor IV wanted to create a hotel brand he had the heady NYC Gilded age in mind, where the society elites would gather and amuse themselves in the beautiful surroundings of an opulent palace. The first St Regis New York opened in 1904 and the hotel has everything from an English style butler service to very elegant afternoon teas that oozed exclusivity and privilege from every fine linen thread. Nowadays, the St Regis brand is known for a discreet and understated luxury that would appeal to even the most discerning of guests. Enjoy the St Regis luxury at Lanesborough London; Hyde Park Corner, London SW1X 7TA.