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The Wellesley Knightsbridge

Name of resort/hotel

The Wellesley Knightsbridge

 

Year opened

2012

 

Neighbourhood

Located in Knightsbrdridge, a high end shopping disctrict, overlooking Hyde Park.

 

Walking distance to:

Close to Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Sloane Street, and short distance from historic Mayfair.

 

Size and style:

Boutique-grand hotel with 36 rooms and suites- 1920s Art Deco styling with modern touches throughout.

 

Guest profile:

Luxury lifestyle clientele

 

Family friendly:

Yes – interconnecting rooms are available.

 

Airport transfers:

Yes, available to book through the concierge.

 

You need to know:

The Wellesley has two cigar terraces and houses the largest hotel humidor in Europe with a collection of Cuban cigars worth over £1 million.

 

On site drinking and dining facilities:

Oval Restaurant: Bijou Oval Restaurant serves authentic Italian cuisine throughout the day using fresh ingredients to ensure the highest quality dishes. The signature dish is the homemade ravioli.

Crystal Bar: Situated at the front of the hotel, the Crystal Bar offers a truly exquisite collection of vintage Cognacs and Whiskies, the rarest being one from the 1700s.

Jazz Lounge: The Jazz Lounge has been designed to uphold its famous musical legacy hosting names such as Cleo Laine, Amy Winehouse, George Melly and Mica Paris. Enjoy afternoon tea coupled with the light ambiance of a live pianist or reserve a table on Fridays and Saturdays for dinner to experience our Live Jazz Evenings where a 5-course tasting menu is complimented by a live Jazz trio.

 

On-site facilities:

Parking

Yes, parking is charged at £65 (about A$105) per day

Gym

Yes, a partnership with Matt Roberts Personal Training offers guests the opportunity to work towards personal goals though fitness sessions tailored to the individual’s needs. This is bookable through our Concierge.

Pool

No

Spa

No

 

Eco and community initiatives:

The Wellesley is pleased to work with The Royal Marsden Charity supporting the charity in various ways such as charitable dinner events and donations.

 

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