The Rembrandt Hotel ****
This stunningly ornate Edwardian building is located in the prestigious area of Knightsbridge just minutes from popular tourist attractions such as the museums on Exhibition road, the Royal Albert Hall and Harvey Nichols luxury department store. The onsite spa and fitness club benefits from a spectacular centre piece in the form of a Romanesque swimming pool kept at a temperature of 32 degrees. This sumptuous pool is the ultimate place to relax, although lane swimming is also possible. The Palette Restaurant here is most popular for its Sunday carvery, whilst the 1606 Lounge Bar is a great place to meet friends and family for an evening cocktail. Check prices & availability.
The Bulgari Hotel & Residences London *****
Located in Knightsbridge, this five star hotel oozes elegance and innovative design with its use of marble and silver, and offers guests easy access to the nearby attractions such as the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the V&A on Exhibition road, as well as first class shopping in Harrods and Harvey Nichols. In the basement of this deluxe property guests can relax in the 25 metre swimming pool surrounded by columns and Vicenza stone. There are also Turkish baths, ice showers and a vitality pool embellished with gold leaf glass mosaics as well as various luxury treatments and therapies on offer for the ultimate relaxation. In the evenings, enjoy an aperitivo in the Italian inspired IL Bar or opt for a sit down dinner at the IL Ristorante. Check prices & availablity.
The Savoy *****
Follow in the footsteps of Claude Monet and Katherine Hepburn when you stay at this luxury and iconic five star London hotel. Above the Savoy Theatre you’ll discover the tranquil haven of the Beauty and Fitness centre on the 3rd floor. The elegant indoor swimming pool is lit by natural light filtering in through the atrium, and swimming tuition is available for less confident swimmers. For further relaxation, make sure you indulge in some of the treatments and therapies on offer. When you’re not enjoying the sumptuous guest rooms and first class leisure facilities, the delights of central London are on your doorstep, such as the West End, Trafalgar Square and riverside walks along the embankment. Check prices & availability.
The Berkeley *****
The rooftop swimming pool at the Berkeley offers guests panoramic views of nearby Hyde Park and Knightsbridge. When the sun is shining, it’s London’s premier outdoor swimming pool but when it gets chilly a roof slides across to protect swimmers from the elements. The swimming pool benefits from both children and adult hours so guests can enjoy the pool with their families or a loved one at specific times. There is also an onsite fitness centre and spa where guests can relax after a busy day enjoying the local attractions such as The Royal Albert Hall, the museums on Exhibition Road and luxury shopping at the likes of Harrods.
Corinthia Hotel London *****
Just north of the River Thames, this stunning Victorian building provides guests with 21st century luxury within a stones throw of top attractions and sights such as Trafalgar Square, Westminster and the shopping and nightlife of Soho. The spa and wellness centre ensures guests can relax and distress and the illuminated indoor heated swimming pool surrounded by modern art is the highlight. Children are welcome to use the pool between the hours of 10pm-11.30am and 3pm-4.30pm but outside these hours adults and couples can have it all to themselves. Guests have a choice of two mouth-wateringly good restaurants, the Northall and Massimo’s, the latter of which is perfect for a glass of bubbly and some oysters. Check availability & prices.