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The Royal Horseguards in London, England

You might still spot politicians enjoying a reprieve from Parliament at The Royal Horseguards. It began life as The National Liberal Club in 1884 and was commandeered by the Ministry of Defense during both world wars to headquarter the M15 and M16, Britain's secret intelligence organizations. After undergoing a full renovation in 2008, sparkling chandeliers and contemporary accents join the oil paintings and rich red and gold furnishings that still retain the air of Westminster.

Stride across manicured lawns to the banks of the River Thames and follow it south. Veer right to walk along St. James's Park. Stare down the stern guards outside Buckingham Palace and give the Queen a nod. Circle back to The Royal Horseguards for afternoon tea and apricot scones on the sunlit terrace. Raise a glass to Churchill at the bar named after him – he was one of The National Liberal Club’s most prominent members.

Location of The Royal Horseguards

The Royal Horseguards
2 Whitehall Court
London, England

Nearest Airport: LHR

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  • 280 Guest Rooms
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  • 2 Restaurants
  • 24-Hour Room Service
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  • Fitness Center
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  • Mini Bar
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Reviews for The Royal Horseguards

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 12 hours ago

Couldn't speak more highly of my time spent in the Royal Horseguards Hotel, which was for 2 night stay over the Christmas break. Even though I'm writing this review months after the experience I had hasn't left me of how much I enjoyed this beautiful hotel. The hotel is in a amazing location right by the river so views from our window both in the day and at night were simply gorgeous. Staff were so polite and helpful nothing would've been too much trouble accompanied up to our room and made us aware of all facilities we could experience. Free mini bar, complimentary tea,coffee and biscuits always fully stocked up on both mornings, heated floor in bathroom & television above the bath!! Felt very spoilt! Being about a 2hr travel from where we live staying in this hotel really made our weekend trip extremely special! Visiting at Christmas time I just think makes the whole experience that little bit more magical however I would stay at this Hotel any time of the year and would recommend everyone else to do the same!

Teagan G

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 2 days ago

From the moment we walked in to this hotel, nothing was too much trouble. Our room was ready but we were happy to drop our bags and head straight out. The staff were exceptional and could not have done enough to help us. Huge thank you and we will definitely be back!

pycock - York, United Kingdom

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed here for 2 nights in may. The room had a fridge, kettle, tea, coffee, hair dryer & toiletries. I found the hotel to be in a fantastic location for exploring London. We were near the London eye, Westminster bridge, Westminster abbey, and a lot more. Strongly recommend, and the breakfast was fab. Enjoy šŸ˜Š

mini48 - west midlands

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 days ago

Stayed for a couple of nights to see the sights and it went well from the start. The hotel is in a superb location on the river and looks stunning from both the outside and in. Upon checking in we were informed that the room we had booked was not available even though it was past the check in time. However, without fuss and in no time at all we were immediately upgraded and on our way. The rooms are very well appointed and the one we had even had a free minibar, tv in the bathroom, heated flooring and so on and so forth. We didnt eat in the hotel but the bar was ok, a touch expensive but it is a London five star and there is always the Weatherspoons up the road... Overall what more can I say, I was impressed with the hotel including the price which was not much more than the Premier Inn in city hall on the other side of the river. Go and enjoy!

Cocobongoman - Exeter, United Kingdom

TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed in a room overlooking the Thames and London Eye - stunning views of the city. Excellent service and fantastic location just down the road from Big Ben, Parliament etc. Handy for walking across the bridge - any bridge - to get to the Globe Theatre and the museums and attractions over the water. Nice pub a couple of hundred metres away - the Sherlock Holmes. It's expensive but occasionally they have some good deals on.

alan o

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