• Our view of the New Year's Eve fireworks
  • The stylish Equus Bar
  • The Royal Horseguards - superb riverside location
  • The Royal Horseguards Lobby
  • Mad Hatters Tea Party at The Royal Horseguards Hotel
  • A Deluxe Bedroom
  • Lunch on The Terrace
  • The Outdoor Terrace at Night
  • Traditional Afternoon Tea

The Royal Horseguards Hotel

A stunning five-star luxury hotel overlooking the Thames near Embankment recommended by Forbes Travel Guide

This majestic five-star hotel presides over the River Thames. From glittering chandeliers to contemporary design, this central hotel near the London Eye reflects a proud heritage. Expect more, with free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, fully refurbished Victorian splendour, award-winning dining, Afternoon Tea and sumptuous river view suites including our signature Tower Suite that offers a 270-degree view. These luxury details helped us win the TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence 2014 and was commended Condé Nast Traveler’s Top 35 Hotel in the British Isles.

We are also delighted to announce that in February 2015 Forbes Travel Guide unveiled its annual Star Rating list, naming The Royal Horseguards Hotel as a new Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Hotel. The Royal Horseguards Hotel is now being showcased with all of the Star Rating recipients on ForbesTravelGuide.com



One Whitehall Place was awarded the winner of the Most Prestigious Christmas Party Venue category at the Prestigious Star Awards 2014. If you are looking for the perfect destination for Christmas 2015 contact our team for more details 0207 451 9386. 


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History meets modern day

Sheer elegance defines each individual suite. With outstanding views, anticipate fully refurbished Victorian elegance and contemporary style. Enjoy the heritage of original tiled floors and discover a hotel with a secret past. The Royal Horseguards was the HQ of the Secret Service during the First World War. It also boasts One Whitehall Place, London’s sought after wedding, conference and events venue.
Restaurants and bars

Expect the finest contemporary cuisine in our award-winning One Twenty One Two Restaurant, which recalls our famous neighbour Scotland Yard, and its world famous telephone number. Quintessentially British, make time for award-winning tea in The Lounge. Pick up the pace at Equus our destination bar, serving cocktails named after famous guests, from George Bernard Shaw to Winston Churchill. Or take time to enjoy al fresco dining on The Terrace.

Close to: Embankment tube, Charing Cross station, Waterloo station, Embankment Pier river taxis and London City Airport by DLR.

London landmarks: The London Eye, Trafalgar Square, Parliament Square and Royal Parks.

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The Royal Horseguards

2 Whitehall Court London SW1A 2EJ Phone: 0871 376 9033 +44 207 451 0390 Fax: 0871 376 9133 +44 845 305 8371
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