The Hotel

Welcome to The Lanesborough

Offering round-the-clock, dedicated butler service in each room and suite, guests at The Lanesborough are assured their every needs are well served – with thought, surprise and charm. Celebrated as much as a destination for food and drink as a hotel, The Lanesborough is home to the Michelin-starred Céleste restaurant, an award-winning afternoon tea service, a seriously seductive Library Bar and one of London’s best cigar and Cognac lounges - The Garden Room. The finishing touch on the hotel's masterpiece renovation has been the unveiling of the prestigious Lanesborough Club & Spa, London's finest new fitness and health destination, open exclusively to members and hotel guests.

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A warm welcome for all the family

Families are especially welcome at The Lanesborough. Children can be hard to please when they’re away from home, but with a welcome gift on arrival to movies, games, daily treats, popcorn and milkshakes from your butler, there are lots of reasons why young ones always leave The Lanesborough with a big smile.
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Corporate social responsability

The hoteliers of the Oetker Collection family are guided by common values and objectives, especially in terms of social and environmental development. Discover how we are investing in a sustainable future for the benefit of generations to come.

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The Concierge team

Meet Simon Thomas

President of Les Clefs d'Or, Simon Thomas is The Lanesborough's Head Concierge overseeing a dedicated team who work effortlessly to ensure your stay is memorable, from arranging the best seats at your favourite West-End show to reserving you a table at London's most exclusive restaurants.

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Strive for excellence


The Lanesborough has received a host of awards and accolades over the years which are testimony to the dedication and professionalism of our team.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled a list of questions we are most frequently asked. Whether you would like to know check-in time or find out how many meetings rooms are at the hotel. If your question is not answered, we will be delighted to assist directly.

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The Lanesborough Club & Spa

The Lanesborough Club & Spa is one of London’s most exclusive private member fitness and health clubs, offering hotel guests and club members access to internationally recognised experts in the fields of fitness, beauty and wellness - with outstanding facilities throughout the club.
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Gift Vouchers

Browse a range of gift vouchers, perfect for treating someone special to a taste of luxury at The Lanesborough. Gift vouchers include culinary, stay and spa offerings, as well as monetary value vouchers which can be used throughout the hotel.

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History of The Lanesborough

Steeped in history and formerly known as Lanesborough House, The Lanesborough first opened its doors as a luxury hotel on 30 December 1991. Although the site is currently in the heart of London, it was once an elegant country house.

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The Lanesborough is pleased to welcome furry four-legged friends, with most small-medium sized dogs able to stay with their owners in the room or suite. With sufficient notice, the butler team may happily assist with dog-walking.

Lilibet - Resident Cat

Meet our fur-midable new guest - our resident cat Lilibet.

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The Lanesborough Gallery

Practical Information

Butler services
A dedicated butler service for each and every one of the hotel's guests, 24 hours a day
A dedicated team of Les Clefs d'Or members on hand to advise on and arrange a wide variety of activities
Chauffeur service
The Lanesborough's impeccable chauffeur-driven car service has a fleet of luxury vehicles
In-house florist
Famed for creating exceptional floral arrangements throughout the hotel
Style services
An inspirational style consultation with Harvey Nichols
Hairdressing services are available either in-room or in our bespoke hair salon
Family services
Children are welcomed by our butlers with VIP gifts and special treats
Spa therapies and treatments
Hotel guests enjoy complimentary access to the The Lanesborough Club & Spa with a wide range of relaxing treatments available to book
Event & wedding planning
The Lanesborough is fully licensed to host marriages and civil partnership ceremonies
Heathrow airport
12 miles from the hotel. One hour from the hotel by car or taxi. 15 minutes from the hotel with the Heathrow Express train service into Paddington Station. 45 minutes with London Underground’s Piccadilly line
London Gatwick international airport
30 miles south of Central London. One hour and 30 minutes by car or taxi. 30 minutes by train with the Gatwick Express into London Victoria
London City airport
45 minutes to the hotel by car or taxi. The terminal is also served by Docklands Light Railway, which connects with the London Underground network
Stansted Airport
45 miles from the hotel. 90 minutes from the hotel by car or taxi. 47 minutes with the Stansted Express to reach Liverpool Street Station in the City. 25 minutes from the hotel by London Underground
London Underground
Piccadilly Line - Hyde Park Corner station is located directly in front of the hotel
Arriving by car
Cars from The Lanesborough fleet, including the house Range Rovers, Mercedes S Class and Mercedes V Class, can be arranged for transfers from airports to the hotel, or as a dedicated chauffeur service

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