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London is a global city, with strengths in almost every categories from the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence. This city has a endless list of places to visit, shop and go. The Tower of London; Kew Gardens; the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey, and St Margaret’s Church are some of the World Heritage Points present in London.
London is a cultural and exciting city with some of the world’s best sights and attractions in the whole world. There’s so much to do, that it’s hard to narrow down where to go, stay, eat and drink. Here you will find a list of the best place in London, that you should not miss.
Hotels and Resorts
Blakes Luxury Boutique Hotel occupies, since 1978, a quiet side street in London’s fashionable South Kensington and has always been an innovator. Behind the black Victorian façade, you’ll find a tantalizing fusion of eastern and western styles. Polished mirrors bounce rich walnut tones around the lobby, creating a sense of decadence and theater, while the critically acclaimed subterranean restaurant attracts some of the world’s most famous movie stars, actors and designers.
The Four Seasons Park Lane, Entire structure of this hotel was destroyed and rebuilt in elegant, classic and contemporary styles that overflows glamor. Equiped with the highest quality products and materials, this is definitely a place that will give you the best moments and make you feel special. For a nice relaxing retreat can always opt for the SPA at the top of the hotel who still it is offering a wonderful view of 360 degrees on the city, through their glass walls, which give a look even more luxurious and relaxing space.
The Haymarket Hotel fuses contemporary design elements in a solid, classical setting in an ultra-central London location. The façade features a dramatic row of columns that run the length of Suffolk Place. Interiors are a remarkable combination that honours the building’s noble lineage while updating it with co-owner Kit Kemp’s “modern English” interpretation of interior design.
Located next to numerous galleries and studios of art and design, Boundary is the best option for art and design lovers. It is a small hotel only with 17 bedroom, but very elegant and cozy. Each room is inspired by legendary designers or design movements. The five suites have a private balcony with a phenomenal view of the city.
Sanctum Soho Hotel is a celebration of the London’s West End neighborhood in which it stands. Like Soho itself, the hotel exudes an edgy glamour, and both its design and ambience have an artsy, bohemian flair. The spacious lobby is decorated with paintings and “living artworks” with scattered Gothic elements providing a touch of antique class, striking furniture and handmade finishes by London design company Based Upon.
One Aldwych is an award-winning contemporary luxury hotel in the heart of London. Set in buzzing Covent Garden, this 5 star London hotel offers creature comforts with personalised service. From its top London location with easy access to theatres, shopping and the City to its forward thinking environmental practices, there is only One Aldwych.
Roca London Gallery is a space designed by Zaha Hadid Architects, where you can enjoy a unique visual and interactive experience with Roca, the leading global bathroom brand. Design, innovation, sustainability and wellbeing are the hallmarks of Roca’s identity and the new Gallery presents information relating to these values to visitors through an evolving experience. It hosts social and cultural events, exhibitions and installations, as well as launches of Roca’s products.
Platform is a Habitat design initiative. With the aim to share remarkable and thought-provoking design with Habitat customers to encourage, support and promote talent. Housed in our King’s Road store and curated by Suzanne Trocme, the newly restored gallery space will be open to the public during store hours and will initiate design ideas, make links with architect’s and designers, and serve as a space for brand creativity.
David Gill is a pioneering gallerist of 20th Century and contemporary design. He produced some of the first furniture collections from Zaha Hadid to Mattia Bonetti and was one of the first people to show the work of artist Grayson Perry. David Gill broke new ground in championing the work of designers who have become world famous, from Marc Newson to Tom Dixon and Ron Arad. His latest gallery in St James’s demonstrates the significant role he has played in changing the status and perception of contemporary design internationally.
19 Greek Street is London’s hub for international contemporary design honouring values of craftsmanship, sustainability and design aesthetics. Established by Designer and Creative Director Marc Peridis, the 6-floor Victorian townhouse hosts an eclectic and contrasting mix of collections including: the UK outpost of ESPASSO – the much acclaimed specialists in modernist and contemporary Brazilian design, the supercyclers, the Australian “up-cycling” design collective, and a collection room gathering 19 Greek Street’s own commissioned pieces by established and up and coming designers.