A CORONATION PACKAGE FIT FOR A KING
The Coronation of His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Queen Consort will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023 at Westminster Abbey. To mark this historic occasion London will host three days of lavish festivities, from processions and religious ceremonies through to a concert at Windsor Castle. Many of the capital’s leading hotels are joining in the celebrations with an array of royal-inspired staycations. Here we present our pick of the crop.
DUKES London’s Royal Connoisseur Experience embodies flair and confidence while shining a light on St James’ – a uniquely aristocratic neighbourhood favoured by royalty and society’s elite. Priced from £2,345, this truly exceptional package includes private access to some of the area’s most elegant Royal Warrant Holders, including Lock & Co, Truefitt & Hill, Berry Bros & Rudd, Floris and Anderson & Sheppard, as well as hotel experiences, cocktails, rarefied dining menu and luxurious in-room favours, all designed to reflect the new monarch’s tastes. Bookable now for stays between 1st April and 20th December 2023.
Guests will feel like royalty as soon as they step through the doors of Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill with its new ‘Sleep Like a King’ package. On arrival, they will skip the hotel lobby and enjoy a private and relaxed check-in experience in the exclusive Regency Club Lounge – where they can also enjoy complimentary drinks and delicious bites throughout their stay – before heading to their suite. In the evening, they will savour a delicious Coronation Dinner for two, with a menu inspired by King Charles’ favourite food and dishes, before cocktails on the glamourous terrace of The Churchill Bar & Terrace. The Sleep Like a King package starts from £1,300 and is valid for stays between 1-10th May.
Hotel Café Royal presents a truly regal overnight stay this summer together with a visit to iconic London landmarks in the company of a royal expert. View Clarence House, St James’ Palace and Buckingham Palace and discover the Royal Warrant where the King procures his essentials. The luxurious transportation, a Daimler once belonging to the Queen Mother, will take guests past St Paul’s Cathedral to the Guildhall Gallery to view a 1969 bust of the young King Charles III. Following this unique tour, they will be chauffeur-driven back to the hotel for a champagne afternoon tea. Priced from £2,625, the offer is available from 1st April to 1st October 2023.
In celebration of the Coronation, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park has curated a series of bespoke experiences. The crowning glory is the ‘Royal Retreat’ (1st to 31st May 2023) which includes a stay in one of the hotel’s luxurious suites; ‘King’s Caviar’ breakfast with Oscietra caviar and Full English breakfast; a two-Michelin starred, 4-course ‘Royal Cooking’ lunch or dinner for two at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal; a specially curated Highgrove Hamper filled with a selection of exquisite tea and preserves and finally a 50ml bottle of Laphroaig Whisky – His Majesty’s favourite malt whisky. Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park has a strong royal connection, as the young prince used to enjoy afternoon tea with his father and sister at the hotel.
The Lanesborough’s ‘King’s Coronation Celebration’ accommodation package features luxury transfers from London Heathrow or King’s Cross St Pancras, complimentary daily English breakfast and a dedicated Lanesborough butler to cater to the guest’s every whim. Also included is a sumptuous five-course King’s Coronation Celebration dinner at The Lanesborough Grill – the hotel’s flagship modern British restaurant by acclaimed Chef Shay Cooper – featuring a selection of classic English dishes served under the magnificent domed glass roof. Visitors can also savour a special King’s Coronation Sunday lunch, centred around large joints of the finest quality British beef, and carved at the table from ornate, antique trolleys alongside a generous selection of all the very best trimmings. The Lanesborough’s Champagne Afternoon Tea will also be available over the weekend. Available from 2nd to 12th May 2023, package rate starts from £1,212 per room, per night.
For further details please contact one of our Travel Managers on 0203 535 9290.