The London Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel: Historic luxury in the heart of the city
London, England's avant-garde fashions, architecture and energetic bustle is captivating. Yet, the city never appears at odds with its own historic character. Wherever you look in Central London, you'll find the historic and modern seamlessly intertwined. In fact, travelers from around the globe flock to the city for this unique quality. As a result, visitors who stay in the city often prefer quintessentially British hotels; but desire contemporary amenities, service and convenience.
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Once you step inside the hotel's lobby, the sophistication of classic, British chic surrounds you. Traditional, dark-wood decor and beautiful, period furniture accent Ionic columns and marble floors. With this stylish ambience, the hotel conveys a real sense of place. The attention to detail is impeccable and the atmosphere of relaxed elegance imparts a feeling that you're home. This is in part due to the brilliant and friendly hotel staff that is renowned for their gracious service throughout London.
The relaxed atmosphere also extends to the lovely and individual room decor. With rooms, suites and executive suites, guests and business travelers are afforded an excellent variety of unique style choices. For instance, the Music Room spoils with a four-poster wrought-iron canopy bed outfitted with blissfully soft linens. The room emphasizes its theme with a glass display cabinet featuring an antique violin and musical accouterments. Mozart himself would have reveled in the stunning, stone and tiled bathroom. The sheet music ornamented walls, enclosed claw foot tub with European rain shower, lush monogrammed towels and regal vanity is paradise.
If you stroll through the first floor of the Chesterfield, you'll find the Library, Terrace bar, Conservatory and Butler's Restaurant. The Library's masculine British decor is an alluring enclave of floor-to-ceiling wood paneling and smart furniture. It is the perfect place to sink into the comfortable leather couches and enjoy a good book or cup of tea. For a hearty and delicious English breakfast with international flair, you'll love Butler's Restaurant. The cozy setting imbues an imitate feel with soft lighting and warm tones that is especially desirable in the morning and evening. However, the light and airy elegance of the conservatory, where Afternoon Tea is served, is the absolute jewel of the hotel's public rooms.
A member of the prestigious Tea Guild, the Chesterfield is dedicated to serving the finest tea! Their award-wining afternoon tea, served on crisp, linen-clad tables with a lovely backdrop of verdant garden and fountain setting, is the ideal atmosphere for a leisurely chat and indulgent afternoon. Your three-tiered cake stand, filled with luscious scones, clotted cream, dainty cakes and pastries will delight even the most discerning afternoon tea enthusiast.
The Chesterfield Mayfair, part of the elite Red Carnation Hotels, is truly a romantic, captivating and inspiring establishment. With outstanding service, numerous awards and accolades, it is no surprise the hotel has garnered a devoted global clientele.
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Published: March 6th, 2014