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The Beaufort Hotel in Knightsbridge, central London, enjoys an English Country House ambience, with a luxurious style and a level of attentive service not often seen in many modern hotels. The Beaufort Hotel is just a minute’s walk from the tube station at Knightsbridge, and also within walking distance of both South Kensington and Sloane Square tube stations. This location gives the Beaufort Hotel unrivaled ease at getting to and from the West End and Earls Court, not to mention London's Airports, in particular Heathrow, which is directly accessible on the Piccadilly line. You are also just a ten-minute tube ride from King's Cross St Pancras, where the Eurostar terminal is located.
Offering 29 guest rooms, the Beaufort Hotel keeps its promise of luxury and pampered service. This is also reflected in the facilities in the rooms such as; CD players and radio, a free internet connection, email and movies via the interactive bedroom TV, chocolates, biscuits, mineral water, fresh flowers and magazines and a twice daily maid service. The large, beautifully decorated marbled bathrooms, offer bathtubs, power showers and lots of big fluffy towels.
The Hotel is also home to the world's largest collection of watercolour paintings; these are on display through the hotel and also in guest rooms. Around the hotel is a wealth of shops, restaurants and bars. Shopping is hard not to do, with so many high-class offerings, especially in nearby Harrods, where their motto 'All things, for all people, everywhere' means that you can buy pretty much everything, from gold-plated prams to parrots; and Beauchamp place, which is full of restaurants, designer shops and jewellery stores. Rated five star and with its focus on luxury and service, this hotel enjoys a worldwide reputation for outstanding facilities.
The Beaufort Hotel is located just moments from the busy Cromwell Road, harboured from the hustle and bustle of shoppers and tourists alike. Within walking distance, are the Kensington Museums, Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park and Imperial College. London's Theatreland district and the West End is two miles to the east and can be accessed within 10 minutes by direct underground service or by taxi in around 15 minutes. London Heathrow Airport accessible direct via the Piccadilly line, as are Earls Court and Hammersmith.
The hotel's staff are friendly and attentive and each morning a fresh continental breakfast is brought to your room. Wedgwood china and silver cutlery frame the fresh warm croissants, delicious jams and marmalades, fresh fruit salad, orange & grapefruit juice and steaming pots of tea and coffee. Room service is provided until 10pm for drinks and light snacks. No lunch or dinner is served at the hotel, and the hotel staff are only too happy to recommend and make reservations for nearby restaurants. There's plenty to choose from, even if you are trying to stick to a budget, from chains such as Pizza Express, to more exclusive offerings such as Galoupet for fine French dining or San Lorenzo for upmarket Italian fare.
Previous guests, who were thrilled with the location and the level of service received, have spoken of the Beaufort Hotel favourably. Preferred rooms seem to be the deluxe rooms on the upper floors, which have decorative balconies and views of the picturesque surrounding area, but some guests have even said that the basement rooms were excellent, so wherever you are placed you will be pleased.