The 5* Experience: How To Visit London In Luxury  

London is one of the Europe’s top destinations, and a place that every-one should visit at least once. Home to some of the most impressive architecture, food and culture in the world, this is the sort of place you can enjoy in style.

The following guide covers all the basics to help you plan a truly luxurious trip to this wonderful British capital.

How To Get There

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As one of the largest transport hubs on the planet, you’re spoilt for choice when it comes to visiting London. There are six different international airports in the city, each served by a range of airlines and connecting the city to a huge number of destinations.

British Airways offers exclusive first class flights to most, and is the only large aircraft company to land at London City Airport. This one-runway terminal is situated only 4 miles from Canary Wharf, making it a great option for business trips.

Heathrow is the by far the largest of the airports, and serves the biggest range of destinations. Emirates, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways are just a few of the high-class companies that run flights from its five terminals. There are also a fantastic number of attractions and incredible dining experiences on offer, if you end up with a delay or just want to relax after a long flight.

Where To Stay

 

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London hosts some of the worlds most elite figures within its many luxury hotels, and therefore, offers rooms that are fit for royalty. The Ritz, The Savoy and Brown’s Hotel all provide classic 5* accommodation experiences, with luxury suites, conference rooms for business travel and a range of convenient high-class dining experiences.

For a more tailored experience, the Corinthia Hotel has a range of stylish penthouse suites for guests of all kinds. The Musician’s room comes equipped with instruments, cocktail bar and state-of-the-art record deck; the Writer’s suite is designed to be the perfect creative environment and The Royal Penthouse offers guests spectacular panoramic views, as well as spa, study room, 10-seat dining table and a vast living space.

Where To Eat

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If you book ahead, London has some of the most unique dining experiences in the world. World-famous chef, Heston Blumenthale, offers exclusive seats at his restaurant, The Fat Duck, which is only an hour’s drive from the center. Diners are treated to a truly unique range of concoctions, showcasing his renowned experimental style.

More traditional eateries are also available: Gordan Ramsay’s restaurant, on Royal Hospital Roast, boasts three Michelin stars and serves a modern take on classic British cuisine. Alternatively, The Ledbury offers modern European cooking and is one of the most exclusive spots in the city.

What To Do 

London has some of the most exquisite culture experiences on offer, so there’s no shortage of things to do. The West End Theatre hosts world famous performances, including The Lion King, which is a crowd favourite and offers 6 exclusive boxes, each seating two people. Many of the cast members use these areas to perform, so you get a truly ringside view.

Art lovers can also visit some of the most prestigious galleries in the world. The Tate Modern hosts exhibits from renowned artists, such as David Hockney and Georgia O’Keeffe, or you can visit the Royal Academy of the Arts, which is home to the only Michelangelo sculpture in the whole of Britain.

With so many great places to stay, mouth watering cuisine and endless exciting attractions, visiting London in true luxury is easier than ever. All that’s left to do now is to start booking!

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