Carlos Place Mayfair London
More than a 5 star hotel, the Connaught in London's chic Mayfair district radiates a fascinating history and oozes style through its contemporary-classic design. Dedicated staff ensure your every whim is catered for, guaranteeing a wonderfully relaxed and luxurious stay. (VM12/11)\n\nLocation\nThe Connaught is situated in the heart of Mayfair, a charming area of antique shops, churches and a delightful public garden. The Connaught has the advantage of being located within six minutes walk of Bond Street and the great West End stores, as well as being within easy reach of theatres, museums and parks.\n\nDistance\n24 kms to the airport (london heathrow airport)\n56 kms to the airport (london gatwick airport)\n10 minute walk to the nearest metro station (green park)\n3 km to the nearest station (victoria)\n5 minute walk to the nearest bus stop\n\nRooms\nThe rooms and suites are individually decorated in English country style, combined with the technology of today. Each has fine pieces of antique furniture and original oil paintings. The rooms are spacious and comfortable featuring freshly cut flowers and wormed by open fireplaces. Two butlers per floor provide 24h service.\n\nRestaurant\nThe mahogany panelled Restaurant is the larger of the two dining rooms with well-spaced tables to create an atmosphere of intimacy. The restaurant is now managed by the celebrity and Michellin starred chef Gordon Ramsay, and offers fantastic dishes with an Italian influence. The Connaught Bar, an Edwardian jewel decorated by Nina Campbell, and The American Bar with it's unbeatable collection of whiskies are also available for guests.\n\nExterior\nOriginally built in 1897, the hotel preserves its air of Edwardian elegance. and the experience has been compared to staying in an English country Manor house.\n\nLobby\nWalking into the lobby and reception of the Connaught hotel is like walking into an English country Manor house. Oak panelled walls and painings decorate the place. The truly magnificent staircase is one of the main features of the hotel.