Your plans for holidaying abroad are on hold for the foreseeable future but you’re dying to escape the four walls of home. Why not plan an urban retreat in the heart of the capital? From experiences to enjoy with a group of mates to pampering packages and soul awakening retreats, plan a London hotel staycation…
London hotel staycation
Sea Containers London
If you’re looking for a fun experience
Sea Containers London, formerly Mondrian, is a sophisticated design-led hotel in Southbank with luxury dining and award-winning bars. Their patio rooms are being transformed into 5 different experiences for you and your friends to escape the hustle and bustle of the city this summer.
Each complete with a private alfresco terrace, the patio rooms can be enjoyed for up to 5 hours, and rest assured there will be enough space to feel eased in your surroundings. Get your mojo back with a bespoke pamper day and a treatments, or find your little corner of tropical island on the shores of the Thames with their ‘Sand in the City’ concept.
If you are after something more active, choose between a mind stimulating and fun-filled pub quiz experience, or join fitness experts at FRAME for a private barre class. With ample space, amazing views across the Thames and a capacity of up to six people, the classes will run every Saturday throughout August. If you haven’t been to a FRAME 70s Barre Class in the past then you can expect 70s tracks, disco dance moves, glitter balls and a lot of laughs! A perfect London hotel staycation to enjoy with your mates.
Ham Yard Hotel
If you’re in need of some pampering
For those of you looking to get away from it all, Ham Yard Hotel is the perfect place. Stay the night in one of the hotel’s luxurious Kit Kemp designed guest rooms, go bowling in The Croc, be pampered at Soholistic Spa, dine under the oak trees in the courtyard of Ham Yard Restaurant and have a night cap on the leafy Roof Terrace, reserved exclusively for in-house guests.
Pamper yourself with a special package that includes a power breakfast facial, signature massage, express manicure in the all-new nail bar, full use of the facilities and a two-course lunch in Ham Yard Restaurant.
If you’re in need of an adventure
Enjoy a bird’s eye view of London and treat yourself to a staycation at Treehouse. With the Swift Staycation package, get 30% off your stay. Watch the sunset from your room with a bottle of organic prosecco and wake up for the morning sunrise with breakfast in bed.
Take advantage of their new retro picnic with salads, fresh sandwiches and scones with clotted cream and jam, available to enjoy in the nearby Royal parks. If you don’t want to venture too far afield, let them bring the picnic to you.
If you’re in need of some luxury
On the doorstep of Hyde Park, The Lanesborough is just a short walk from Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Sloane Street and Knightsbridge. The hotel is home to 93 luxurious suites and bedrooms, Michelin-starred Céleste restaurant and a magnificent spa. Book in for a sumptuous stay and a spa experience or an afternoon tea with world-famous bakery Peggy Porschen (from September).
Hotel guests can enjoy complimentary access to an expansive gym, a hydro pool, as well as separate male and female saunas and steam rooms. Spa treatments and personal training can be booked upon request. A wide range of Fitness Classes run weekly and are complimentary for hotel guests.
If you’re in need of a wellness retreat
An award-winning, luxury, boutique hotel in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia – a stay at The Mandrake is a chance to awaken your soul. Stay for three nights over the weekend and receive a complimentary bespoke private Spiritual Wellbeing session in the comfort of your room. Select anything from sound healing, a shamanic ceremony, energy cleansing and reiki. Dine on Latin American cuisine and enjoy a cocktail on the Jurema Terrace – a laid back cabana affair surrounded by an evergeen canopy of lush jasmine and passionflower.
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