There is some evidence that Olga Polizzi, star designer of the gorgeous hotels belonging to her brother, Rocco Forte, keeps her heart here. She opened this...more
For those who thrive on Hoxton's galleries, garment wholesalers, hip clubs, and swank bar-restos (and can handle blighted, traffic-heavy Great Eastern Street),...more
When you enter the lobby—gleaming with chandeliers of cascading Swarovski crystals, opulent with plump red velvet ottomans, and subtly fragrant with...more
Though largely a 16th-century property, the oldest parts of the King George IV date back to Roman timesan appropriate background, given that much of the...more
Evoking "a private club," this Greek Revival hotel near Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace "lives up to its reputation." "Well-appointed suites" and rooms are...more
Georgian manor houses invariably lie at the end of a long gravel drive, past formal gardens and elegant outbuildings. Lime Wood, true to form, presents a...more
A 17th-century smuggler's inn—very Daphne du Maurier—has been translated into a cool retreat for urban escapees. Its 21 bedrooms are cozy, with low...more
If it has ever been your fantasy to be Mr. Darcy's houseguest at a grand eighteenth-century country estate, the opportunity has arrived. After a recent stint as...more
This 129-room Georgian mansion, set among seven acres of landscaped gardens, is a mostly peaceful getaway in the hills outside the city. Rooms in the original...more
Thanks to posh ex-nightclub owner Caroline Main, you too can be a Notting Hill bohemian. Her stucco Victorian house within spitting distance of Portobello Road...more
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