Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill
Luxury amenities and an excellent club level at the foot of Portman Square.
This grand lodging on the edge of Oxford Street may feel urban from the outside, but inside the Churchill Hyatt is like a country estate. The 444 elegant rooms are done up in a light and airy color scheme and fitted with classic stained wood furnishings. Club rooms and suites located on the eighth and ninth floors benefit from their own express check-in, private concierge and exclusive lounge. This is the kind of place where regulars stay on a weekly basis and the personal and professional staff address you by name. The eighth-level lounge serves as an oasis. A range of small meals beginning at breakfast and ending with evening cocktails are served, and those on business can use the private conference room. In addition, small touches, from iPod docking stations to fresh fruit placed in the rooms, give the Hyatt a residential feel. The Montagu specializes in classic English food, so expect anything from gourmet cod and chips to organic Welsh lamb. Or go for rabbit with polenta and Parma ham at Locanda Locatelli. Afternoon tea is a must when visiting The Churchill, as the hotel retains exclusive membership to the prestigious Tea Guild; its service embodies elegance, and the fine pastries accompanied by Pol Roger Champagne were once a favorite of Sir Winston Churchill.