The Connaught

5 star hotel


Carlos Place LondonSee nearby area


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Even after a recent makeover by four leading designers the Connaught still feels like a grand English country manor in the centre of London, although perhaps one where the young lord has recently taken over and brought with him a more modern sensibility.

The Connaught's impeccably decorated rooms offer refined luxury, combining the period features of its 1897 building with restrained contemporary furniture and art. In fact, the do-over was as much about restoration as 'generational upgrade'. A new wing with a swimming pool, spa centre and 33 guest rooms will come later. Personal touches such as a dedicated butler on every floor make the Connaught feel more intimate than some of its five-star peers. The downstairs bar has a wonderful 'cocktails through the ages' menu, adding a bit of historical import to each whisky sour and champagne cocktail scoffed.

Our independent authors have visited The Connaught and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in The West End.

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From arrival, guests receive bespoke butler and concierge services at the elegant Connaught. In exclusive Mayfair, there is Michelin-starred dining, a holistic spa and 2 chic bars.

This famous London hotel has beautiful and unique bedrooms, each with a king-size bed, mood lighting, a 32-inch plasma TV and original artwork. The marble bathrooms boast a plasma TV and walk-in shower.

The cuisine at Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, inspired by the regional flavours of Hélène’s native France, has won 3 AA Rosettes and 2 Michelin Stars.

Espelette is a relaxed bistro-style restaurant where guests can indulge in a real treat, 'Chic and Choc' afternoon tea.

Connaught Bar and Coburg Bar both surround guests with stylish décor and serve mouth-watering cocktails and fine wines.

Completing the luxury experience, Aman Spa offers calming treatments and healing therapies drawn from the traditions of China, Thailand, India and the Americas.

Important information

Please note that guests staying for 7 nights or more will be required to pay a deposit.

Services & facilities

  • Accessibility
    • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking
    • Non-smoking rooms
  • Concierge
    • Concierge service
  • Guest services
    • Ticket service
    • Tour desk
    • 24-hour front desk
    • Room service
  • Bureau de Change/ATM
    • Currency exchange
  • Transport/transfers
    • Car hire
  • Breakfast
    • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
    • Available
  • Restaurant/Café
    • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi/internet access
    • Free WiFi
    • WiFi
    • Internet services
  • Parking
    • Available
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