Yet to book an easy getaway for the Platinum Jubilee weekend? Now’s the time to book that last minute four day break. 

From countryside cottages to hotels with cityscapes, we’ve rounded up the best hotels in London and beyond offering everything you need to make it a weekend to remember, including Jubilee packages inspired by Her Majesty herself.

London hotels to book…

The Goring

The Goring will be celebrating with a series of activations, from serving up historic coronation dishes in the Linley-designed Dining Room through to the Jubilee afternoon tea complete with cakes and sandwiches inspired by royal milestones. 

They’ve also got a Jubilee stay package, including a two-night escape with afternoon tea, fizz cocktails, canapes, three-course Coronation-inspired dinner and a full English breakfast.

15 Beeston Place, Belgravia, SW1W 0JW 

www.thegoring.com

Claridge’s

Union Jack flags proudly flying over Brook Street, cocktails inspired by the coronation and royal treasures from the Claridge’s archive unveiled, this iconic hotel is the only place you’ll want to spend the royal weekend at. 

Curated by Claridge’s in-house archivist Kate Hudson, the Royal Archive Cabinet will showcase rare and precious items from the 1953 Coronation and more, which have never been seen before.

Brook Street, Mayfair, W1K 4HR 

www.claridges.co.uk

Shangri-La The Shard, London

Soak up the best of the capital this Jubilee weekend and book in for a luxurious staycation at the Shangri-La The Shard, London. Nuzzled high in the clouds, the hotel boasts breathtaking views over the Thames and beyond. 

To celebrate the Jubilee and sea of millions of wildflowers in the Tower of London’s moat, the hotel is going all out on the Jubilee front, showcasing an equally colourful series of celebrations lasting right through until September. 

Expect royal transformations in collaboration with McQueens Flowers, as well as a photographic exhibition of the queen and Royal Household by royal photographer Hugo Rittson-Thomas.

For the Jubilee, they have a two-night offer and ticketing partnership with Historic Royal Palaces, as well as a Skyline Jubilee afternoon tea boasting a miniature chocolate and raspberry Shard building for two to share.

31 St Thomas Street, SE1 9QU

www.shangri-la.com

Pan Pacific London

For a weekend of relaxation and wellness, look to Pan Pacific London. Set in the heart of the city, the hotel fuses together architecture, contemporary design, boundary-pushing wellbeing and a leading destination for restaurants and bars with sincere Singaporean hospitality. 

It’s located just a short walk from loads of London’s Jubilee events and parties, including the Tower of London’s Superbloom installation, Spitalfields and the Barbican cultural hub.

Over the weekend, relax with a long treatment and swim in their infinity pool or grab a drink at their speakeasy bar, Silverleaf. Over at the Orchid Lounge, executive pastry chef Cherish Finden has given the afternoon tea a royal makeover, complete with delicate sandwiches and a corgi dog shorebread.

80 Houndsditch, EC3A 7AB 

www.panpacific.com

The Ritz London

For a truly luxurious affair, it seems only fitting to book in for London’s most iconic and quintessentially British hotel, The Ritz. Soak up the splendour service, grand interiors and legendary afternoon tea for a truly magical, once-in-a-life Platinum Jubilee experience. 

Head to Jermyn Street on Saturday 4th as they’ll be honouring the Queen with a Nyetimber bar serving up a selection of their world-renowned cuvees to go alongside the afternoon tea.

150 Piccadilly, W1J 9BR 

www.theritzlondon.com

100 Queen’s Gate

Once the home of Victorian aristocrat William Alexander, 100 Queen’s Gate is now a luxury hotel set in Kensington. Inspired by William’s travels, the hotel is home to beautiful rooms, a new Belgian-inspired restaurant and a stunning conservatory-esque lounge that’s perfect for afternoon tea. 

Make this your London base for the weekend, just like it was for William.

100 Queen’s Gate, Kensington, SW7 5AG 

www.100queensgate.com

 

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Home House

Want access to London’s finest members club? Book in for a night at Home House and you won’t be disappointed. To celebrate the Jubilee, they’ve created a ‘Right Royal Night In’ package, complete with an overnight stay for two, complimentary glass of Champagne on arrival, a limited edition Whispering Angel Rose in your room, Kir Royale cocktail, access to all of their facilities including gym and spa, and complimentary wifi. 

Go the extra mile and book in for their Jubilee afternoon tea too set in the grandeur Drawing Rooms. Expect small sweets of lemon pots de creme; Victoria sponge; chocolate cake; and a Union Jack macaroon.

20 Portman Square, W1H 6LW 

www.homehouse.co.uk

The Westin London City

Raise a glass to Her Majesty with a little help from The Westin London City. The hotel invites you to celebrate in style as they host a pop-up Champagne bar in partnership with Taittinger. 

From May 27th to June 17th, this pop-up bar will offer Taittinger Comtes de Champagne, a vintage cuvée first released in 1952, year of the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen. Champagne will be served with a paired cheese gouger.

Make a weekend of it and book an overnight stay, stopping by their wellness spa and sensational pool for a dip.

60 Upper Thames Street, EC4V 3AD

www.marriott.co.uk

Brown’s Hotel London

Go all out this Jubilee weekend and celebrate with a stay at Brown’s Hotel London. They’ve created a package that’ll see you celebrating in both London and Edinburgh with a four night stay to toast to The Queen. 

It includes two nights in the Dover Suite, a Royal Walking tour around London and St James, full breakfast, cocktails and afternoon tea, first class train tickets from London to Edinburgh complete with a Brown’s picnic, and two nights at The Balmoral, tours, drinks and a three-course dinner at Brasserie Prince. 

33 Albemarle Street, W1S 4BP

www.roccofortehotels.com

 

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Kimpton Fitzroy London

For a hotel that’s dressed to impress, look to Bloomsbury’s Kimpton Fitzroy London. Every ounce of this hotel is stunning, from the rooms and suites to the striking entrance and magnificent Palm Court for all-day dining. 

Book in for a special weekend and look forward to a weekend packed with action as it’s ideally located to all major London attractions and transport links. Or, stay close to home and spend the weekend soaking up the best of the hotel’s offerings, from cocktails in the flamboyant Fitz’s Bar to dinner at Galvin’s Bar & Grill.

1-8 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, WC1B 5BE 

www.kimptonfitzroylondon.com

Corinthia London

Stay in the heart of the action at Corinthia London. Handily located just minutes from the Thames, the hotel is offering celebratory packages to see you enjoy in style. 

The Royal London Calling package includes breakfast at The Northall or in-room dining, £100 hotel credit on a room or £200 on a suite, a bottle of Laurent-Perrier La Cuvee Brut Champagne, access to ESPA Life spa and late check-out options. They also have a penthouse suite offer too if you’re quick… 

You can also book in for special activities, including a Brompton Bike tour of the Royal monuments, flower arranging classes with McQueens Flowers or try the Jubilee menu in The Northall.

Whitehall Place, SW1A 2BD 

www.corinthia.com

Flemings Mayfair

Just a short walk from Buckingham Palace and Green Park, Flemings Mayfair makes for the perfect base for exploring London during the Queen’s Jubilee. 

It’s one of London’s oldest family-owned hotels in London, priding itself on exceptional service. Choose from an array of elegant suites, and be sure to enjoy the hotel’s exceptional restaurant Ormer Mayfair by Sofian, and its plush basement bar Manetta’s.

7-12 Half Moon Street, Mayfair, W1J 7BH 

www.flemings-mayfair.co.uk

South Place Hotel

Stay close to the thanksgiving service for the Queen’s reign on Friday 3rd and book in for a night at South Place Hotel. 

Sip bubbles and tuck into afternoon tea on the ground floor terrace or go all out and book in for Angler, their Michelin starred seafood restaurant for a weekend to remember.

2 South Place, EC2M 2AF 

www.southplacehotel.com

St Martin’s Lane London

Handly located just 15 minutes from the royal celebrations at Buckingham Palace, St Martins Lane London is the perfect place to retreat to after a day packed out with festivities. 

Located in the lively hub of Covent Garden, the hotel is home to floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the city, perfect for soaking up with a cup of coffee in the morning or watching as the skyline twinkles at night. 

They’ve also launched a Jubilee inspired afternoon tea and their newly launched summer terrace is perfect for soaking up any sunny rays that come their way this Jubilee weekend.

45 St Martin’s Lane, Covent Garden, WC2N 4HX 

www.sbe.com

The Rubens at the Palace

When you’re situated this close to Buckingham Palace there’s only one way to go, and it includes going all out! The Rubens at the Palace is doing just that, offering multiple packages, from The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee afternoon tea complete with pastries inspired by the House of Windsor to a street party at The New York Bar. 

That’s not all, over at the Curry Room there’ll be celebrating by combining traditional Indian dishes, while at The English Grill, executive chef Ben Kelliher will be serving up a seven-course dinner.

39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W 0PS

www.rubenshotel.com

The Stafford

A swift ten minutes walk from Buckingham Palace and you’ll find The Stafford, the St James’s Place hotel that’s home to unique characteristics. 

On Sunday 5th June, they’ll be hosting a street party-style event in their Courtyard. Celebrate the occasion with the best of British party food, barbecue delights, Eton mess and Nyetimber. 

16-18 St James’s Place, SW1A 1NJ 

www.thestaffordlondon.com

11 Cadogan Gardens

Celebrating The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in the utmost style is 11 Cadogan Gardens and their sensational hotel package. Book in for a suite and they’ll add on complimentary breakfast, Champagne afternoon tea for two and a welcome Jubilee cocktail upon arrival. Lovely.

11 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea, SW3 2RJ 

www.11cadogangardens.com

nhow London

If there’s anywhere that celebrates the city, it’s nhow London. The East London haunt is renowned for its electrifying interiors, complete with neon touches and striking landmark sculptures centred in the lobby. 

Keeping in line with the Jubilee, you’ll be sharing a room with the Queen herself (not quite) as punk meets the royals in the graffiti art on the bedroom walls. There’s even a throne in the bathroom…

2 Macclesfield Road, EC1V 8DG 

www.nhow-hotels.com

The Athenaeum

With Buckingham Palace just a stone’s throw away and visible from the tenth floor Lounge, The Athenaeum is the perfect spot to soak up the atmosphere this Jubilee weekend. 

To commemorate the occasion, the Mayfair hotel has introduced a Jubilee inspired afternoon tea, nodding to the Queen’s favourite sandwiches and cakes. Expect coronation chicken sandwiches; scones with Wilkin & Sons jam; Victoria sponge; and the Queen’s favourite, Battenberg. 

Celebrate in style and book in for a Platinum Jubilee walking tour thanks to the hotel’s special partnership with Henrietta Ferguson Luxury Tours.

116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, W1J 7BJ 

www.athenaeumhotel.com

Andaz London Liverpool Street

Head to East London for a staycation this Diamond Jubilee with the kids and make the most of Andaz London Liverpool Street’s big family rooms. The kids will be kept busy with teddy bears, colouring kits, chalkboard easels, as well as a dedicated children’s menu for when they get peckish. 

After a day of exploring the local sights, head to the Lady Abercorn’s Pub & Kitchen for a bite to eat or refuel with refreshments at Rake’s Cafe Bar 

The kids will be able to cosy up in style and feel like a real adult in their kiddie robes and slippers before bedding in for the night.

40 Liverpool Street, EC2M 7QN

www.hyatt.com

W London

Where better to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee than right in the very epicentre of the city at W London. Make it a party to remember and grab tickets for The Perception Bar’s Yasss Queen Jubilee Party on 1st June, where everyone is welcome to release their inner queen. 

To celebrate, they’ll be offering London’s most expensive cocktail… Named Pass The Crown, it’s a £300 cocktail that’s made of Ruinart Blanc de Blancs Champagne, Hennessy Paradis Imperial, brown sugar cube and gold leaves. Every guest who orders will be crowned…

10 Wardour Street, W1D 6QF 

www.marriott.co.uk

The Milestone Hotel and Residences

Celebrate the bank holiday in style with the Jubilee two-day Royal experience at the Milestone. Arrive in style with a Bentley transfer to the hotel, where a Champagne Sabrage awaits you.

During your stay, you will enjoy many exclusive experiences including a private tour of Kensington Palace, Jubilee picnic in the park, a private visit to the Royal Jewellers, as well as a recital by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

 

1-3 Kensington Ct, London W8 5DL

www.milestonehotel.com

Countryside hotels to book…

Thyme

For a quieter occasion, venture out to the Cotswolds’ country house hotel, Thyme. The hotel is a heaven of calm and sustainable luxury, with rooms decked out in beautiful botanical-inspired themes and gardens so beautiful they want to upsticks from the city. 

It is renowned for its cookery school that sees eager foodies learn from the experts and cook up a storm, ranging from weekday suppers to perfecting the magic of patisseries.

SOUTHROP, LECHLADE, GL7 3PW

www.thyme.co.uk

The Relais Henley

Only an hour from central London and home to sweeping views over the river, the Relais Henley offers an idyllic escape from city life. 

This Jubilee weekend they’re hosting several themed activities, including a Jubilee afternoon tea, lawn games, a live broadcast of the Jubilee celebrations and live entertainment from Lizzii Hills, the West End star of hit shows including Chicago, The Rat Pack and Me and My Girl. Dress in 1950s attire to really eke out the most of the occasion.

Hart Street, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 2AR 

www.therelaishenley.com 

 

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Barnett Hill

Nestled at the heart of the Surrey Hills there’s heaps to explore right on their doorstep, from the beautiful villages of Shere, Abinger Hammer and Bramley (with suitably beautiful pubs too, of course…) to the Silent Pool Distillery and Albury Vineyard. 

The hotel is in the heart of walking and cycling country, so bring your wheels along or hire an electric bike from Surrey & Sussex E-Bike Hire, and get out and about…

Family and dog friendly with some fantastic food on offer and only 40 minutes by train from London Waterloo Barnett Hill makes the perfect break this Jubilee bank holiday.

Blackheath Lane, Guildford, GU5 0RF 

www.alexanderhotels.co.uk

University Arms, Cambridge

From punting along the river to exploring the University of Cambridge’s grounds, this hotel holds the key to uncovering the best of the quaint city. Book for a long weekend at the hotel filled with bespoke furnishings, tiered chandeliers and rooms bursting with natural light. 

Expect views over Parker’s Piece, historic Regent Street, and the hotel’s inner courtyard.

Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AD

www.universityarms.com

Great Fosters

Great Fosters is an endlessly charming Tudor estate steeped in royal history, located just a few miles from the pageantry at Windsor. Set in 50 acres of stunning gardens & parkland, which include a listed topiary garden and a Saxon moat with Japanese bridge, Great Fosters is the perfect place to be for the Jubilee weekend.

Inside, you will find a chocolate-box selection of 56 individually designed bedrooms and suites, as well as two acclaimed restaurants.  Along the eastern side of the hotel you will find stunning terraces, intimate gardens and nooks, which come alive in the summer months but the jewel in their rather regal crown is their glorious heated outdoor pool, available to all residents during their stay.

With a Jubilee afternoon tea and Jubilee picnics on offer there is plenty to celebrate and if you’d like to join in the royal celebrations, nearby Windsor is only a 15 minute drive away.  

Stroude Road, Egham, Surrey, TW20 9UR 

www.alexanderhotels.co.uk

The Swan

Lay back in nature at The Swan at Streatley, the hotel from the Coppa Club group.  Enjoy a drink by the river on the extensive lawn or go for a pootle down The Thames on one of its electric boats and tuck into a picnic from the restaurant for a true British way to celebrate the weekend.

If you’re looking to have more fun, on Thursday 2nd June they will also be hosting an outdoor screening of Rocketman to celebrate the Jubilee weekend.

High Street, Streatley-on-Thames, RG8 9HR 

www.theswanatstreatley.com 


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