Housed in a Victorian-era building, Corinthia Hotel offers stunning views of London’s most popular attractions. Distinguished by its world-class luxury standards and hard-to-surpass service, the Corinthia Hotel offers a variety on its ground. The hotel also houses the flagship ESPA Life at Corinthia, a four-storey spa with a hair salon run by renowned London co-owner Daniel Galvin. Corinthia London is one of nine five-star hotels in the Corinthia Hotels Collection, founded by the Pisani family from Malta in 1962.

Location

What makes the Corinthia London special for City Trips?

The location of Corinthia Hotel London is perfect for a city break to London, just steps from Trafalgar Square, Westminster, Covent Garden and the West End theatres. A little further away, but within walking distance, are St. James’ Park and the South Bank.

Key Facts

  • Charing Cross Metro Station is just a two-minute walk away
  • Surrounded by bars, restaurants and shops
  • Ideal for a walk is St. James’s Park, about 300 metres away, next to the famous Buckingham Palace

What is special?

  • The famous landmarks such as Trafalgar Square, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, National Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Covent Garden or Picadilly Circus are within walking distance
  • On the other side of the Thames is the London Eye, the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe at a height of 135 metres
  • Only a few hotels in the world manage to combine state-of-the-art flair and traditional charm in such style

What do the guests say?

  • Guests are delighted with this first-class hotel in a perfect location. All sights very easy to reach on foot.
  • Guests love the incredible view of the city
  • An elegant and cosy luxury hotel in classic style. Unlike many classic luxury hotels in London, this is modern and by no means dusty

Accommodation

Are there comfortable beds and bathrooms? What is the view of the city?

The 294 rooms, including 36 suites and 7 penthouses meet the highest standards of comfort, luxury and cosiness. Each of the penthouses have a distinct style that mix classic Victorian architecture with modern luxury. The Royal Penthouse holds the title of the largest two-bedroom luxury hotel residence in London, complete with a fire pit and in-room ESPA Life treatment room. The Corinthia’s rooms offer unsurpassed views of London’s iconic skyline. In the morning, enjoy panoramic views of St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben and London’s famous bridges. Guests staying in the River Suites will enjoy the view of the glittering London Eye in the evening.

Key Facts

  • Each room with full equipment of digital TV, Dolby Surround, bathtub and ESPA life toiletries.
  • Kingsize beds with Hypnos mattress
  • Marble bathroom with underfloor heating

What is special?

  • Bathtub with built-in TV
  • separate rain shower
  • exceptionally huge and cosy rooms.

What do the guests say?

  • The elegant, airy and beautiful atrium lounge in this well located and upmarket hotel makes its guest feel warmly welcome
  • The view from the rooms is breathtaking
  • Guests praise the furnishings of the rooms as tasteful

Pools & Spa

How is the spa equipped? Is there a large pool and a fitness room?

Set in a space of iconic beauty, ESPA Life at Corinthia London is quite simply the Next Generation of Spa. It is one of the best spas in London. Completely underground, it’s the perfect place to relax and leave the chaos of London behind. There’s a labyrinth of treatment rooms to discover, as well as steam rooms, pools, a thermal suite, jet pool, ice fountain and heated loungers. It’s all centred around a beautiful glass-walled sauna amphitheatre. Alongside just enjoying the spa’s main area, guests can also choose from a whole menu of treatments – massages, facials, body treatments, personal training.

Key Facts

  • World class colour services and beautiful, bespoke hairdressing at Daniel Galvin Hair Salon
  • 9 metres indoor pool
  • Spread over four floors, the spa features 17 treatment rooms

What is special?

  • 24/7 access to the Technogym, featuring leading edge equipment and a team of personal trainers for an impeccable fitness and rehabilitation offering.
  • ESPA Life is happy to offer guests massages in their hotel room upon request
  • An exquisite and healthy Spa Lounge Menu

What do the guests say?

  • Guests had a truly stunning experience at the ESPA Life. The facilities, staff and service are rated 5+ stars
  • Guests perceive the ESPA Life as a treasure in busy London
  • Guests highly recommend a treatment by the experienced staff followed by a light bite to make your day complete

Culinary

Are there several restaurants to choose from? Which cuisine is served?

There are two world-class restaurants at the Corinthia London, The Northall and Kerridges’s Bar & Grill. For his first London restaurant, renowned celebrity chef Tom Kerridge has created a menu that builds on classics and lives up to his reputation for serving Britain’s most famous dishes in his own way. The Northall offers British fine dining with an exquisite international wine collection. British afternoon tea is served at The Crystal Moon Lounge, the heart of the Grand Hotel, illuminated by a crystal chandelier as if from a thousand and one nights. Guests can enjoy drinks at The Bassoon Bar, a musically inspired bar known for its musical theme and quality spirits.

Key Facts

  • Special menues for children
  • The Northall offers a full à la carte menu or breakfast buffet
  • Italian & British gourmet cuisine

What is special?

  • Corinthia London’s restaurants are among the best in town
  • A private chef prepares a bespoke menu in an exquisite room where art and food intertwine
  • The Garden Lounge for romantic open-air dinners, colder days are warmed by fires, blankets and hot whisky

What do the guests say?

  • Guests are thrilled by the exquisite selection for the afternoon tea with scones, marmalade, cream and sandwiches
  • For dinner at Kerridge’s Bar & Grill, the glazed omelette ‘lobster thermidor’ is a buttery wonder
  • The guests are very enthusiastic by the rich breakfast

Activities

What kind of actvities can I do? What shouldn’t be missed?

The day starts early in the gym, which is open 24/7. After a healthy, rich breakfast there are many sights, museums and small boutiques within walking distance. The best view is on the highest Ferris wheel in Europe, the London Eye from there you can admire the most famous landmarks of London.

Key Facts

  • Walk to Whitehall Gardens, 3 minutes’ walk
  • National Gallery at Trafalgar Square, 8 minutes’ walk
  • The London Eye, the tallest Ferris wheel in Europe, 10 minutes’ walk

What is special?

  • Special Daniel Galvin Hair Treatment in a glamorous private room, discretely separated from the bustle of the main salon
  • A modernly equipped fitness centre is available 24 hours a day for the holiday workout
  • All the main attractions of London within walking distance

What do the guests say?

  • Corinthia London is perfect for a city break situated just steps away from Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, Westminster and the Westend Theatres
  • The staff are all very attentive and helpful without being intrusive. Central location near Buckingham Palace
  • Guests say a must visit is the hotel’s award-winning spa and the Daniel Galvin Hair Salon