Luxury Theatre Breaks

Five Star Hotels for Five Star Luxury Theatre Breaks

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A hotel on Mayfair? 5 star theatre breaks in London

Luxury Theatre breaks are all about the luxury hotels you can book as part of your London theatre and hotel package just as much as the very best theatre seats and the first class rail travel to get to London.

When you are pushing the boat out in London, it is where you lay your head that REALLY matters!

Theatre Breaks are able to offer a wide range of top-of-the-range hotels for your luxury London breaks to compliment the very best theatre tickets on London’s Theatreland

Royal Horseguard’s Hotel

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Recently upgraded to 5 star status thanks to a huge renovation and investment, this it a beautiful hotel but it is also the perfect base for many West End shows on the banks of the Thames overlooking the river and the impressive London Eye.

Across the road is new musical Back to the Future at the Adelphi Theatre and Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre.

The 282 luxurious guest rooms and suites boast Bathrobes for your comfort and of course high speed internet access, direct-dial telephone, electronically coded safe, satellite TV, complimentary mini bar, and tea and coffee making facilities.

The exquisite One Twenty One Two restaurant offers innovative menus, showcasing contemporary dining at its very best whilst the and Equus Bar is the perfect place to end your evening for a post show drink.

Upgrade from the standard double and twin rooms to King Executive suites for a river view famous around the world to make your stay even more special.

InterContinental London Park Lane

Number one, Park Lane. The InterContinental London Park Lane can be found at one of the capital’s most prestigious addresses.

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Built on the grounds of Queen Elizabeth’s childhood home, The InterContinental is a modern, luxury hotel in the heart of Mayfair, overlooking the Royal Parks.

With elegant natural interiors, luxuriously decorated, across its range of guest rooms, suites and public areas, award-winning seasonal cuisine delivered by internationally renowned chef Theo Randall and a world class personalised front of house team,  the InterContinental London Park Lane is the flagship property of the world famous InterContinental Hotels & Resorts®  chain.

Dining options includes Theo Randall`s restaurant, an intrinsically important destination on the  London dining scene, serving up delicious, freshly sourced, rustic Italian cuisine. Theo’s on the Terrace is a more relaxed option and Najma Lebanon brings authentic Lebanese cuisine to the heart of Mayfair.

The hotel also has three bars for the pre-theatre or post show drink.

The InterContinental Park Lane also benefits from a fully equipped fitness centre and spa which offers a wide range of treatments.

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire

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My favourite five star hotel for a five star theatre break is the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire, which is actually situated in Leicester Square. With that sort of proximity to the best West End Theatres including His Majesty’s Theatre, The Haymarket, Theatre Royal, The Duke of York’s and The Garrick, you really cannot go wrong.

It is quite small so you can be assured of excellent personal attention from the hotel staff.

If you wish to eat here there is the central American cuisine of the Leicester Square Kitchen but my favourite option is the  Hampshire Lounge Bar where they can enjoy an afternoon tea the equal of many more famous afternoon teas in London and people watch from the terrace as the world passes by. The hotel does have a gym and a spa but no pool… having said that, you are in London, so why you are going for a swim; heaven only knows!

Other 5 Star Hotels

But here at Theatre breaks we don’t just do traditional 5 star hotels for our Luxury Theatre Breaks.

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Other five star hotels include the  if you prefer your five stars with live stars then try the May Fair in Mayfair: not a day goes by it seems when there is someone being “papped” on the steps of the May Fair.

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The Dilly Hotel used to be called the le Meridien. It is a beautiful 5 star hotel close to The Piccadill Theatre and The Criterion Theatre and, if that early morning swim is important to you wherever you are in the world, their swimming pool is the one to enjoy.

I don’t know whether I have mentioned your favourite base for a luxury Theatre break and of course, luxury theatre breaks need not only happen at the very best 5 star hotels, there are plenty of excellent 4 star hotels that would make you London trip memorable, it is just that sometimes, it is a good idea to push the boat out!

First Class Rail Travel

I’ve mentioned it before but all London Theatre Breaks come with optional rail travel – Standard class or First class. Obviously, here in the Luxury Theatre Breaks, section we travel first class. And with the deals we are able to offer, even first class travel needn’t break the bank

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Whatever show you do decide to see, you get to choose your seats, so make sure you chose the very best. But, don’t always worry that you are not paying “top dollar”: in a theatre break, even some of the best seats have great deals and, as with our hotels and rail travel, you don’t have top pay the most to get the very best out of your short break.

Call for 5 star help

And if all the choice that is offered is too confusing, don’t forget that our specially trained booking staff are always on hand to help you through the process, help you select the hotel that is right for you, help you to book the best seats and make sure you are in the first class carriage, both on the way to London and the way back home. Call 0800 633 8000.


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Simon Harding has grown up in and around London's Theatreland and has been working here ever since he left school: promoting its shows to anyone who will listen!

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