The Berkeley

Wilton Place, Knightsbridge, London, England
Knightsbridge

Action Bar

18.5
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  • Public Spaces18.5
  • Service19
  • Overall18.5
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Hotel Description

The Berkeley does not boast the longest list of royal guests, the most storied history, or the richest collection of antiques and old master paintings. Nor does it have nightingales or a location in Berkeley Square. What it does have is extreme comfort. It is not considered, by any means, to be the grandest or the most stylish hotel, but for many people, it’s the best. Doormen and concierges call you by name, it’s on the doorstep of both Hyde Park and Harvey Nichols, and getting a table at Marcus Wareing or Koffmann’s (both in the hotel) is never a problem.

No wonder all sorts of people just opt to move in. Lawrence of Arabia director David Lean lived here, as did London it-girl Tara Palmer-Tomkinson. Rooms are old fashioned in the English country style — chaise longues, canopied beds and mahogany chests of drawers. They are spacious and enormously comfortable. Tea at the Berkeley is certainly not London’s most famous, but it is well loved by a small crowd in the know. It is intimate, and at times unusual, as when the chef, inspired by the Chelsea Flower Show, served lavender brulée alongside sloe gin scones.

Though the building that it currently occupies was only built in the 1970s, the Berkeley has existed in some form since the eighteenth century. And for a long time the Berkeley did not feel the urge to move with the times. Its clientele has never been aesthetically demanding.

This, however, has changed. Take the Art Deco-style Blue Bar (part of the old Berkeley hotel, and quite literally lifted and dropped bang in the middle of the present one), and the phenomenal rooftop pool, both of which Madonna, it has been said, adores. The Caramel Room is the chic venue for the hotel's famous afternoon tea service. And then there’s the spa. It’s unusual for a hotel like the Berkeley to opt for cutting-edge treatments, but the Berkeley Health Club and Spa is state-of-the-art.

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Hotel Criteria

  • 203 Rooms
  • Style: Contemporary Classic
  • Atmosphere: Quiet

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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Credit card guarantee required at time of booking.

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Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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  • Superior Queen Room

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    This room features 1 Queen Bed and is approximately 269 ft²/25 m².
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    This room includes:

    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • phones
    • working desk
  • Superior King Room

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    This room features 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds and is approximately 365 ft²/34 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • phones
    • working desk
  • Deluxe King Room

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    This room features 1 King Bed or 2 Single Beds and is approximately 387 ft²/36 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • phones
    • working desk
  • Balcony King Room

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 387 ft²/36 m².
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    This room includes:

    • Bamford bath amenities
    • chaise lounge
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • minibar
    • terrace
  • Studio

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    This room is approximately 430 ft²/40 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • working desk
  • Deluxe Junior Suite

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    This room is approximately 559 ft²/52 m².
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    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • sofa
    • working desk
  • Deluxe Studio Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 570 ft²/53 m².
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    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Terrace Studio Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 581 ft²/54 m².
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    • Bamford bath amenities
    • chaise lounge
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • sofa
    • terrace
    • working desk
  • Corner Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 710 ft²/66 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • separate living room
    • working desk
  • One Bedroom Knightsbridge Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 731 ft²/68 m².
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    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • separate living room
    • working desk
  • Berkeley Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 775 ft²/72 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • chaise lounge
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • working desk
  • Grosvenor Conservatory Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 968 ft²/90 m².
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    This room includes:

    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • stand up shower
    • terrace
    • working desk
  • Two Bedroom Knightsbridge Suite

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    This room features 2 King Beds and is approximately 1119 ft²/104 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • working desk
  • Park Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 1130 ft²/105 m².
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    Views: park.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • kitchenette
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • working desk
  • Wellington Conservatory Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 1453 ft²/135 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • phones
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • terrace
  • Pavilion Conservatory Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 1582 ft²/147 m².
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    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • chaise lounge
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • terrace
  • Two Bedroom Opus Suite

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    This room features 2 King Beds and is approximately 3250 ft²/302 m².
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    Views: park.

    This room includes:

    • arm chair
    • Bamford bath amenities
    • bathtub
    • butler service
    • flat panel television
    • full kitchen
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • minibar
    • separate bedroom
    • separate living room
    • sofa
    • stand up shower
    • working desk
  • Studio Suite

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    This room features 1 King Bed and is approximately 452 ft²/41 m².
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    • Bamford bath amenities
    • flat panel television
    • hairdryer
    • iPod docking station
    • separate bedroom
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Hotel Amenities and Services

  • 24 hour concierge
  • 24 hour front desk
  • 24 hour gym
  • 24 hour medical assistance
  • 24 hour room service
  • Babysitting (on request)
  • Bar
  • Boardroom
  • Business center
  • Central air conditioning
  • Free parking
  • Free wi-fi
  • Golf nearby
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Lounge
  • Luggage storage
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool (seasonal)
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna
  • Shopping area nearby
  • Spa
  • Spa treatments (on request)
  • Wake-up service

Need to Know

Credit card guarantee required at time of booking.

Credit cards accepted:

Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diner's Club

Check in:

3pm,

Check out:

12pm

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