Corinthia Hotel London

A contemporary London gem
Having opened in 2011 on Whitehall Place just south of Trafalgar Square, Corinthia Hotel London is one of the newest additions to the city’s luxury hotel market.

The 294 spacious guest rooms are contemporary in look yet elegantly appointed, and you’ll discover great cityscape views along with sumptuous bathrooms outfitted with heated marble floors.

In addition to its dramatic lobbies and public spaces, the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel also houses the stunningly gorgeous 35,000-square-foot ESPA Life spa, which includes a unique amphitheater sauna, indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, steam room and ice fountains, plus one of the city’s best hotel gyms.

Indulging in the Four-Star hotel’s room service is definitely worthwhile, but if you’re looking to get out and about, be sure to visit the hotel’s ground floor Bassoon Bar. It evokes the Jazz Age with its piano player and art deco detailing, but make no mistake, the drinks are decidedly 21st century.
Our Inspector's Highlights
• The luxury hotel is the only in the city to house an outpost of the famous Harrods department store, complete with a retro espresso machine and signature teas and snacks.

• The London hotel benefits from a private open-air courtyard just off of its lobby lounge, complete with olive trees, stone fireplaces and cushioned sofas.

• The stunning four-floor ESPA Life spa can be found inside the luxury hotel, with expert therapists, bespoke treatments and a thermal floor to which hotel guests have complimentary access.

• Even the standard rooms at the Four-Star hotel are enormous by the city’s standards, including white Italian marble-clad bathrooms with separate shower and tub, wooden foyers, plush beds and plenty of closet space.

• You’ll be sure to get a good workout in at the hotel, which has a large and professional fitness facility as part of the ESPA Life center.
Things to Know
• The hotel is situated just next to the Embankment tube top. Tourist crowds are heavy nearby and across the bridge, but thankfully the streets directly around the London hotel are quiet.

• For those hoping to get a good night’s sleep, opt for the courtyard-facing rooms, which are quiet and tranquil, with the added bonus of a private balcony.

• The Four-Star hotel has an expert and a knowledgeable concierge team, ready to book guests in to the hottest restaurants and speak fluidly about the city.
The Rooms
• The guest rooms at Corinthia Hotel London are incredibly spacious and comfortable, with residential touches and luxurious furnishings.

• The standard room comes with a wood-clad foyer, with a large carpeted bedroom just ahead and a spacious bathroom off the hallway coated in white Italian marble.

• The bedrooms feature pillow-top mattresses, down-filled pillows and soft all-white sheets, accented with a wingback headboard and jewel-toned throw pillows.

• High ceilings and a soft buttery color palette are soothing on the eyes, accented by colorful glass vases, framed modern artwork and arched chrome lamps.
The Restaurants
• Corinthia Hotel London features a luxurious Parisian-influenced design style that blends modern lines with traditional touches and dramatic patterns.

• A ring-patterned gray-and-white marble floor is found on the reception level and along the perimeter of the two-story lobby lounge, mirroring the ring-shaped contemporary chandeliers made of glowing glass cylinders.

• Bountiful bouquets of fuchsia moth orchids add brightness to the spaces, as do lime yellow throw pillows and armchairs in the lobby lounge.

• The mixture of buttery tufted leather armchairs, wingback armchairs with nailhead trim and velvety slope chairs is interesting and lively, creating a gallery-like space for a well-heeled crowd.
Getting There
Whitehall Place, London SW1A 2BD, United Kingdom
LHR (35-55 min)   STN   LGW  
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