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Gold List 2009

The Goring, London 

Beeston Place

England SW1W 0JW

Tel: 44 207 396 9000

Still run by the family that opened it in 1910, this "elegant property very much like a private English home" is adjacent to Buckingham Palace. "Small rooms" are individually decorated with "lots of chintz and bold colors." The restaurant specializes in British staples such as Beef Wellington and steak and kidney pie. "The staff are exceptional," providing children with gift bags on their pillows.

(71 rooms)
Also featured on the: Gold List for 2008, Gold List for 2010, Gold List for 2011
Awards: Service

Overall Score: 93

  • Rooms: 85.7
  • Service: 98.2
  • Food: 90.7
  • Location: 96.4
  • Design: 91.1
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