Location: South Kensington, London
Pricing: Starting at £209 for a room
Blakes Hotel is regarded as one of the world’s first luxury boutique hotels and has soared in popularity since its opening in 1978.
The hotel is considered a favourite amongst a variety of A-list clientele, including musicians, film stars and fashion designers, who wish to go undetected. The hotel’s elegance and captivating design supports the uniqueness promoted throughout all 45 bedrooms, five suites and restaurant.
A converted collection of period Victorian town houses, styled by world renowned designer, Anouska Hempel. The menu offered in the restaurant is exquisite, from free-range charcoal grilled chicken with rosemary, to black cod with courgette flower, miso and tahini – you can’t beat the selection. The courtyard allows guests to relax by the beautiful bay trees and buxos, whilst enjoying a typical morning cup of tea or an early evening cocktail – all year round.