London Suites Hotels

by KJ Henderson

Finding an all-suite hotel in historic London town does not have to be a insurmountable task. From quaint boutique residential establishments that feel like home to modern riverfront resorts that welcome pets, discerning travelers have their pick of luxurious accommodations. Furthermore, there are suites of all sizes, from studio apartments to multi-room penthouses, and of many styles, from traditional to contemporary, to meet a wide range of budgets.

Private Residence Feel

Located in London’s fashionable Chelsea neighborhood, The Durley House is has 11 suites. Contemporary furnishings are paired with selected antiques to give each guestroom an updated traditional style. The establishment provides 24-hour room service, offering dishes prepared by an in-house chef. Guests have access to two tennis courts located on the grounds of Codogan Gardens and complementary access to The Peak Health Club & Spa, as well as the services of a personal shopper. Cars can be rented at a discounted rate thanks to an agreement between Durley House and Hertz. Limousines are also available for hire.

Sweet Executive Suites

La Suite Executive Hotel is located in central London’s historic Marylebone Village. The rooms in this hotel have each been decorated by a different designer in a semi-kitschy modern style. Geared toward savvy business travelers, each suite is outfitted with a separate sleeping area, a kitchenette and a mini office equipped with direct dial telephones and broadband Internet access. La Suite also boasts a library and fitness center and provides office services such as printing, photocopying and mailing. In-room breakfast is served daily.

Residential Hotel

The St. Marks London is a residential apartment hotel located on the east side of central London. Suites range in size from studio to two bedroom, and each has a fully equipped kitchen, giving the property the feeling of a private residence. The facility boasts 24-hour reception and security. In addition, each apartment is serviced by a maid weekly. There is also an on-site fitness room. The St. Marks London policy requires that guests stay for a minimum of one week. Weekly and monthly rates are available.

Fido Can Come Too

The Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbor claims to the only five-star, luxury all-suite hotel in the city, offering unique views of the River Thames in a residential setting. The pet-friendly establishment offers guests a full-service health club, spa, indoor pool and children’s playground. Secretarial services, a hair salon and an on-call doctor are available as well. Twenty Ten, the on-site restaurant and lounge, serves cocktails and breakfast, lunch and dinner both indoors and al fresco. The Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbor also boasts more than 17,000 square feet of meeting and event space, maintaining the ability to host up to 1,000 people at one time.

About the Author

KJ Henderson has more than a decade of HR and talent acquisition experience. He has held roles at a Fortune 100 investment bank, a media conglomerate and at one of NYC's largest executive staffing firms. He currently heads recruitment sourcing at a major movie studio. He read literature at Oxford.

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