The Guardsman - Opening June 2020
Opening in spring 2020, The Guardsman is a luxurious, five-star property just minutes away from Buckingham Palace, St. James' Park, and the U.K. capital's many other main attractions.
Purpose-built for an opulent stay, The Guardsman has an unmistakable British feel that befits such a prestigious address exuding understated elegance whilst also feeling homely. Discrete and attentive service reminiscent of a private club combined with a dedication to personalization, making each stay at The Guardsman unique. Choose your preferred room type, location, preferred drinks, and menu options in advance and arrive to a completely curated stay.
Eco-conscious guests can also rest easy at The Guardsman since the hotel uses only 100% renewable energy for its operations, in addition to implementing other rigorous sustainability standards.
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Check into understated British elegance in one of The Guardsman's individually styled guestrooms across 4 room types ranging from the 139 sq ft / 13 sq m Queen Single, the 204 sq ft / 19 sq m Superior Double, the 236 sq ft / 22 sq m Deluxe Double, to the 301 sq ft / 28 sq m Executive Double room. Some Superior, Deluxe, and Executive rooms connect to Queen single rooms, making them perfect for larger families, group getaways, or traveling business partners. All rooms feature black and white marble bathrooms, walk-in showers, bespoke toiletries, custom furnishings, chevron parquet floors, sumptuous bedding, and Chromecast to satisfy even tech-savviest of travelers' needs.
For longer stays, larger groups, or those who want a more at-home feel, The Guardsman offers three floors dedicated to just six Residences. These apartment-like suites range from The Copeland residence to the two-bedroom residences known respectively as Bondfield, Horsbrugh, Wintringham, and Summerskill, all the way to the two/three-bedroom penthouse, The Astor, with its two outdoor terraces and room for six. All Residences feature full kitchens, a work area, a spacious open-plan layout, and city views.
Along with concierge services, The Guardsman also offers luxury services like valets, private chefs, pre-arrival kitchen and pantry stocking, personalized unpacking, and 24-hour room service.
Get the very best features of a luxury hotel within the comforts of a residential setting.
The Guardsman's aptly named restaurant, The Dining Room, is open exclusively to residents and their guests and has a focus on seasonal, organic ingredients. The Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and the menu reflects the best and freshest produce available on the day. What's more, there are no set times for service. Rather, The Guardsman offers a more personal approach and offers guests the opportunity to eat what they want, when they want.
At The Guardsman, there's ample opportunity to relax and decompress after a long flight, before a big day of meetings or some sightseeing. Sink back into the plush armchairs and sofas of The Drawing Room or curl up in the adjoining Library and enjoy a good book. For more active pursuits, take a stroll outside and admire the neighborhood’s Queen Anne architecture, as well as the picturesque parks and famous sights such as the Palace of Westminster and Big Ben.
Some of London's most amazing activities are within walking distance of The Guardsman's front door. Guests on foot can see and experience:
- Buckingham Palace
- The Houses of Parliament
- Westminster Abbey
- St. James' Park
- Hyde Park
Other must-see London activities:
- The National Gallery
- National Portrait Gallery
- Trafalgar Square
- St. James' Palace
- Kensington Palace
- The London Eye
- Harrod's Department Store
- Tower of London
Set on Buckingham Gate, just south of St. James' park, The Guardsman is ideally located between quiet neighborhoods, famous monuments, and the high-end refinement of the social and cultural center that is London's West End.
London is a city constantly on the move, so it's no surprise that it hosts some of the best transit options in the world. Whether it's the Tube, a double-decker bus, taxi, or train, there's a stop for it all near The Guardsman.
St. James' Park Station is a 3-minute walk from the hotel.
Victoria Station is a 10-minute walk from the hotel.
London King's Cross Station is 3.5 mi / 6 km away from the hotel by car.
St. Pancras International Station is 3.5 mi / 6 km away from the hotel by car.
London City Airport is 9 mi / 15 km away from the hotel.
Heathrow International Airport is 19 mi / 25 km away from the hotel.
Gatwick International Airport is 27 / 44 km away from the hotel.