Due to be crowned on Saturday, May 6th 2023, London will be hosting the coronation of King Charles III. This three-day celebration will be hosting an array of events across the country, for all to enjoy. From the ceremony in Westminster Abbey to ‘The Coronation Procession’ in Buckingham Palace, there will also be a special Coronation Concert broadcasted live at Windsor Castle, with celebrity performers such as Take That, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Freya Ridings, Andrea Bocelli and Sir Bryn Terfel. An additional bank holiday weekend added to all our diaries, be sure to stay in some of our magnificent HIP Hotels and be treated like royalty.
For those of you searching for a charming stay just a short walk from Buckingham Palace, look no further than Flemings Mayfair. Dating back to 1851, this boutique is not only one of London’s oldest family-owned hotels, but also one of the city’s best kept secrets. Nestled down a peaceful side street off of Piccadilly, Flemings places you moments from the essence of London's energetic hub – all with Green Park, Bond Street and Buckingham Palace just minutes away. Here you can expect nothing by pure opulence and grandeur, with an incredible selection of elegant rooms and suites to choose from. Not to mention its high-acclaimed Ormer restaurant is one of the best in the capital. This glamorous residence is certainly fit for any king, queen or other member of the monarchy to say the least!
Henry’s Townhouse is everything you can imagine and more when it comes to British style and charm. A leading, ultra boutique hotel nestled in one of London’s most charming neighbourhoods, Marylebone, this sophisticated bolthole blends the beautiful interiors of a bygone era using sumptuous fabrics, curated artworks and antiques with a host of sophisticated modern amenities. Inspired by Jane Austen’s favourite brother, Henry, who once lived at this esteemed address in the 18th-century, Henry’s Townhouse now offers six decadent bedrooms and outstanding reception spaces – making it a perfectly intimate stay in the Big Smoke. From Henry’s Drawing Room to the peaceful outdoor oasis that is their Terrace, be sure to enjoy a delicious glass (or two) of wine or London gin & tonic at the Carriage Snug, in celebration of the coronation.
One of our HIP-per residences in the heart of Soho, Mimi’s is a hidden delight just a stone’s throw away from the best of central London. With Oxford Street, Covent Garden and the West End all at the end of your fingertips. Offering impeccable stylish decor with lavishing materials, cosy rooms with classic panelling and antique style, a trendy cocktail bar with an 1920s ‘Old English Gentleman’s Club’ vibe, and a high-quality service, this boutique behind an original London townhouse façade is the perfect place to lay your head during the King’s coronation. After a long day of celebration, retreat back to the hotel’s bar, Henson’s Bar and Social, and awaken your senses with a selection of ubiquitous classics and creative signature cocktails. Offering something for every kind of palate, we’re happy to announce their new cocktail menu that’s full of delight. You won’t want to miss out!
NYX Hotel London Holborn offers a prime location for those looking to explore the city’s best hotspots. You are only a few steps away from the iconic Russell Square, British Museum, eclectic boutiques in Covent Garden and cutting-edge dining and drinking spots. Not to mention the theatres around the West End are right at your doorstep! Perfectly located in the bustling district of Holborn, the electrifying spirit of this lively and dynamic city does not just stop at the front door of the hotel. Its cool contemporary and modern interiors are nothing short of incredible. This glamorous hotel presents a space that truly shines as the epitome of London itself - art, culture, glamour and history. Formed of 213 uniquely designed rooms and suites, the magnificent local art that can be found throughout creates a distinct connection between the hotel, the city and their guests. Whether you indulge in a selection of evening tipples at the hotel’s restaurant, or rejuvenate in the spa, make your way up to their new rooftop bar, Glasshouse On The Roof, where creative cocktails are served with incredible views across central London.
If you’re searching for the quintessential British stay, then look no further than Hurley House Hotel. Presenting laidback luxury at its finest, this former pub masterfully turned multi-award-winning boutique hotel is of excellent reputation. A go-to escape for both foodies and luxury lovers, this gorgeous boutique is also known for its wide popularity amongst locals and Hollywood stars alike. From its tastefully furnished cosy and chic rooms to its superb in-house restaurant, there’s no better place to indulge in a relaxing, laid-back countryside escape, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, than here. Whilst it may not be right in the mix of the coronation, the hotel is only a 25-minute drive from Windsor Castle – so if you haven’t already, be sure to book your tickets and enjoy the show!
Manchester, United Kingdom
Indulge in retro early 20th-century Manhattan glamour here in the heart of Manchester. A neoclassical styled stay, Hotel Gotham focuses its offering on glitzy decadence and theatre with a wonderfully distinctive twist, truly setting the scene, with staff dressing in signature Gotham-esque roles. With 60 stunning rooms and five ‘Inner Sanctum’ suites, be sure to enjoy an evening of decadence with live entertainment in the former underground vaults of Hotel Gotham. A place brimming with Gatsby, Jazz, and Swing, here at the hotel’s GILT Club you are welcomed to the secret world of speakeasy. Hosted every Saturday to Friday night until 30th June 2023, savour a delicious selection of snacks and sharing platters, paired with an array of magnificent cocktails, whilst you dance the night away with The Not Quite Big Band – or more fondly known as the NQBB. Pushing the status quo and exploring genre boundaries, this is a new-wave Big Band compiled of some of Manchester’s most exciting professional musicians. There’s nothing quite like ending the May bank holiday weekend with a bang!
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