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The Dorchester

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Penthouse, Terrace (Terrace Penthouse) | Terrace/patio
Elizabeth Taylor Harlequin Suite | Terrace/patio
Deluxe Room | Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated
Suite (Mayfair) | Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated

Overview of The Dorchester

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The Dorchester

5-star property

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
Map
53 Park Lane, London, England, W1K 1QA

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMarble Arch10 min walk
  • Popular LocationBuckingham Palace15 min walk
  • Popular LocationPiccadilly Circus18 min walk
  • AirportLondon (LHR-Heathrow)39 min drive

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About this area

London

The Dorchester is located in London City Centre, a neighborhood in London, and is near a metro station. Buckingham Palace and Big Ben are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Oxford Street and Westfield London Shopping Centre. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at O2 Arena or Wembley Stadium. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Hyde Park - 2 min walk
  • Oxford Street - 10 min walk
  • Marble Arch - 10 min walk
  • Buckingham Palace - 15 min walk
  • Piccadilly Circus - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station - 6 min walk
  • London Victoria Station - 19 min walk
  • Heathrow Airport (LHR) - 39 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Greenhouse - 4 min walk
  • Kai Mayfair - 4 min walk
  • Park Room - 4 min walk
  • JW Steakhouse - 4 min walk
  • Amaranto - 4 min walk

About this property

The Dorchester

5-star luxury hotel near Hyde Park
Near Buckingham Palace and Piccadilly Circus, The Dorchester provides a free grocery shopping service, a terrace, and a hair salon. Indulge in a facial, a massage, and reflexology at The Spa at the Dorchester, the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 4 onsite restaurants, which feature French cuisine and more. In addition to dry cleaning/laundry services and a bar, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
You'll also find perks like:
  • Full breakfast (surcharge), valet parking (surcharge), and limo/town car service
  • Express check-in, an elevator, and wedding services
  • A ballroom, coffee/tea in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk
  • Guest reviews say good things about the breakfast, helpful staff, and overall condition
Room features
All 250 individually furnished rooms feature comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as perks like air conditioning and bathrobes.
Extra conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) and free cribs/infant beds
  • Bathrooms with separate tubs/showers and free toiletries
  • Flat-screen TVs with premium channels and DVD players
  • Coffee/tea makers, daily housekeeping, and desks

Languages

English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Valet parking on site (GBP 60.00 per day)
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: GBP 45 per person
  • 4 restaurants
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Restaurants on site

  • Alain Ducasse
  • China Tang
  • The Spatisserie
  • The Promenade
  • The Bar at The Dorchester

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Full-service spa

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free grocery shopping service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Spa

  • 9 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • DVD player
  • Flat-screen TV
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Turndown service

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Check-in

93% of travelers were happy with check-in
Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
This property does not accept Discover Cards for all bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking, and for all onsite purchases.

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from August 1 2022 to November 30 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Spa
The property will be renovating from February 21 2022 to November 30 2022 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Lobby
  • Meeting facilities
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 84.0 per night
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 45 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 60.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 84.0 per night
  • Service fee: 5 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Dorchester
Dorchester Hotel
Dorchester Hotel London
Dorchester London
The Dorchester Hotel
The Dorchester London
The Dorchester Hotel London
The Dorchester Dorchester Collection

Frequently asked questions

Is The Dorchester pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much does it cost to stay at The Dorchester?

As of Oct 5, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Dorchester on Nov 3, 2022 start from $934.42, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at The Dorchester?

Valet parking is available for GBP 60.00 per day.

What time is check-in at The Dorchester?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight.

What time is check-out at The Dorchester?

Check-out is at noon.

Where is The Dorchester located?

Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps from Park Lane and Hyde Park. Buckingham Palace and Oxford Street are also within 15 minutes. Hyde Park Corner Underground Station is 6 minutes by foot and Marble Arch Underground Station is 10 minutes.

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Dorchester and receive a full refund?

Yes, The Dorchester offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Dorchester cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 216 out of 273 reviews
5 - Excellent 79%
Rating 4 - Good. 32 out of 273 reviews
4 - Good 12%
Rating 3 - Okay. 14 out of 273 reviews
3 - Okay 5%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 273 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 273 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.8/5

Cleanliness

4.7/5

Staff & service

4.6/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.6/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Echo
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very convenient location , amazing service & great stuff as well amazing signature cocktails by Lauren at the Grill Restaurant. The HighTea is a beautiful experience & excellent Would stay at this hotel anytime am london Luxury Eooms and spacious Very comfortable beds as well
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

3/5 Okay

Peter
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Room comfort
Disappointing Luxury
I have been for a meal here several year ago for engagement and my now wife loved the look of the hotel so I thought for my 40th I would book us a weekend stay. The room itself cost over £2000 for the weekend and I can say the following about our stay. Room: Very nice carpets and reasonable bed. Well stocked mini-bar and the hotel had arranged some cakes and champagne to be in room on arrival - very nice! Bathroom: Nice fully marbled but shower not very powerful. Bath nice and big. The toilet roll was dreadful and cheap - better toilet roll in public toilets. It was very thin and tore easily. Bed: Ok but the worst pillows ever invented. Look nice when not lying on them but "deflate" with the slightest pressure. I would have brought my own if I had known this. The staff were very attentive and polite and the young lady at check in was excellent. There were renovations ongoing so it was limited as to where we could go. The promenade was closed off as was the main bar and I would have liked to have gone there. On the whole, disappointing for a once in a lifetime trip. All in all final bill was over £4000 as we went to spa, bar and michelin starred restaurant etc. but looking at my CC bill it appears that close to £5000 has been taken (I am ringing to check this out). I'll go to Premier Inn next time and don't even get me started on Restaurant Alain Ducasse.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

vaughan
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Long Yin, Singapore
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Kristen
Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Absolutely amazing stay! Celebrated my birthday and the hotel spoiled me with balloons, a small cake and gift to take home. While the hotel is undergoing some renovations, they have definitely gone out of their way to ensure guests aren’t impacted and don’t see any of the works. Love it and would definitely love to return again one day!
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Mohamed E
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Mahmoud
Traveled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
All together excellent
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Charlotte
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

4/5 Good

Matthew
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Stayed 1 night in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Alexander
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Outstanding
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2022