A stay at the Shangri-La hotel, London offers you one of the best views of the city. Located on floors 34 to 52 of the 72-story Shard skyscraper, the city and its landmarks unfurl in front of you through the floor-to-ceiling windows that offer you a spectacular 360-degree view.
The hotel has 202 rooms that include three suites, one of which is featured as our week’s suite. The Westminster Suite occupies 1,343 sq. ft. and comes with a spectacular view of London. From St. Paul’s Cathedral, the City of London, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge to the meandering River Thames along Canary Wharf… Talk about a room with a view!
This luxurious one-bedroom suite has a separate living room, a walk-in dressing room, a working area, and our favorite space of it all – a large marble-clad bathroom! The luxurious bathroom features a bathtub, integrated television and mirror screens, heated floors, a separate glass-enclosed shower, and a Washlet toilet. Their choice of amenities ranges from Acqua Di Parma, Jo Malone, Miller Harris, or Ormonde Jayne.
The business person in you will like their separate working and living room area complete with direct international dial and fax machine on demand. State of the art technology such as 46″ and 55″ LED televisions and surround sound, audiovisual systems, along with complimentary high-speed internet access, complete the package. You also have your own 24-hour personal butler and a private chauffeur to take care of your needs.
The hotel has three distinct dining experiences, including a breathtaking destination bar, GŎNG, on level 52. Their signature restaurant TĪNG serves modern European fare with subtle Asian influences. On the 34th floor is a ballroom that holds 140 guests for a reception and two meeting rooms seating ten and 30 delegates – all with incredible views. There’s also an infinity pool that overlooks the Thames and London Eye.
Cost: Starts at $4960 per room per night
Size: 1,343 sq. ft
Why should you splurge on it?
The views alone make the Shangri-La one of London’s must-tries. We think the infinity pool alone could be a reason to stay the night with its location on the 52nd floor, offering a magnificent view over London. Regardless of wherever you go in the hotel, the views are quite unlike any you can get elsewhere.
Where : Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London
31 St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9QU, United Kingdom
Phone : (44 20) 7234 8000
Website : Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard, London