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What has amazed us most?

The hotel’s aristocratic luxury and tribute to traditions. The hotel’s Head Concierge, Michael De Cozar, who has for 45 years made requests and wishes of the rich and famous come true - making their stay a memorable one.

Why should you come here?

Just to find out how for 110 years the Hotel has been able to remain the equivalent of a luxurious life-style, a place, where the great and famous keep reserving rooms, a place glued up onto the wish maps of exigent travellers, a place where the phrase: Welcome to The Ritz! - said by the doormen in impeccable informs and white gloves, - sounds like music.


special thing about the hotel

Anyone will be happy to come to The Ritz"- with this phrase, quoting one of the British Dukes, the Hotel Manager Sal Gowili answers my question why today The Ritz stands out among other luxury five-star hotels.

And this is absolutely true. Your heart will skip a beat when, having escaped from the intense and a bit crazy life of the Central London, you step into the opulent Hall with expensive golden furnishings, where, like a hundred years ago, ladies in elegant dresses and men in suits and tuxedos leisurely walk around.

As soon as you get absorbed in the atmosphere of The Ritz, you will be unintentionally inspired by its history. This amazing hotel has been attracting the rich and famous like a magnet. After the Hotel was opened it enjoyed the patronage of the Prince of Wales and was even awarded a special honour, becoming the first and the only hotel to receive a Royal Warrant awarded by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales for its banqueting and catering services for the world-class events in 2002. Since then, the Hotel and both of its restaurants have received hundreds of awards and regalia.

The Ritz opened its doors to its guests on 24 May in 1906. It was a building absolutely unique in its design and technical equipment, so its opening became a major event where all the international press came to cover! From the very first days, one of the most luxurious hotels in London, brought to life by famous Caesar Ritz, who was called the "King of Hoteliers and the Hotelier for Kings", became popular in aristocratic circles.

It is noteworthy that when Cesar Ritz was building his hotel in 1906, he wrote to his neighbour, Lord Wimborne, a request to sell his house. The Lord replied, "I am planning to extend my gardens. How much can I give you for The Ritz? ". In about one hundred years, The Ritz purchased the 18-century Manor House, known as the William Kent House. Due to that three delightful suites and several halls with views of the Green Park Royal Gardens appeared there in the hotel.


the most of your stay

  • Book the brand new Piccadilly Suite - a special two bedroom suite with the view to the famous street and Big Ben, opened for visitors in 2015. Silver decorations distinguish it from all other signature suites, as all other rooms of the hotel are dominantly in gold. The rest is the same - the magnificent combination of interiors in the Louis XVI style and refined antique furniture, of chandeliers and bronze wall sconces, antique engravings, hand-embroidered silk taffeta curtains, marble bathrooms and state-of-the-art modern technologies. This room includes not only round-the-clock Butler services, but also the transfer from the airport by the luxurious retro car The Ritz Rolls-Royce Phantom.
  • Book a table for the traditional British afternoon tea in the Hotel’s Palm Court restaurant. But please note that for weekends, a table must be reserved 3 (!) months in advance. And the reason why The Ritz stands out among other hotels is certainly not the tea, although it is really good and is made specifically for The Ritz, and not even the most delicious buns that are baked by a team of 18 confectioners. It is the milieu of the place itself, its aristocratic traditions, and its particular art of serving guests that distinguishes The Ritz compared to other hotels.
  • Ask Head Concierge Michael for an advice or to book a table in popular restaurants or for tickets to a popular London show and make sure he really can make miracles even for the most versed guests of The Ritz.

to see and do around

Magnificent London. Stroll along the Queen’s Walk and through the Green Park. Head to Bond Street for luxury shopping and enjoy the posh area of Mayfair with plenty of great clubs and restaurants.


get there

Book a signature suite at the hotel and get a transfer by The Ritz Rolls-Royce Phantom. Or take a traditional London cab and tell the driver the address that everyone knows in London: The Ritz.