Luxe boutique hotel style that anyone can steal: The Goring

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  • We took a sneaky peak into this gorgeous hotel to bring you luxe style inspiration anyone can steal.

    FACT FILE

    Hotel: The Goring

    Address:
    Beeston Place, London, SW1W 0JW

    Price:
    From £345 per night for a Delightful room, £1,258 per night for the Belgravia suite; and from £8,400 per night for the Royal Suite.

    Contact:
    02073969000, thegoring.com

    Location

    Situated just behind Buckingham Palace in the heart of Belgravia, this English institution is the only five-star London hotel that’s still owned by the family that built it in 1910. It is now run by Jeremy Goring, who is the fourth generation to take the helm.

    Rooms

    The hotel’s 69 rooms are all sumptuously decorated and have names such as Delightful and Splendid. The hotel has five suites and each one is by its own footman, who is at the guests’ beck and call. The Royal suite (above) which interior designer Russell Sage created out of five bedrooms, has two bedrooms, two reception rooms and a balcony that runs the length of the top floor, with stunning views of the city. Feeling more like a luxury apartment than a hotel suite, its has a traditional yet glamorous feel and features rewoven, historic silks by the renowned Gainsborough Silk Company, as well as a unique collection of British antiques.

    Famous For

    Its high level of luxury. Recognised as one if the world’s finest hotels, The Goring was named Hotel of the Year in 2010 and also won the World’s Best Service category. It also serves up beautifully cooked British food in The Dining Room- its Michelin-starred restaurant.

    Celebrity Guests

    The Goring is too polite to mention any famous visitors it might have, but the Queen is said to use the lounge area each year for her staff’s Christmas lunch.

    YOU CAN BUY THE LOOK

    Put your feet up

    Recline in luxury style

    Bluebell three seater sofa in Saffron Smart velvet, £1,540, Sofa.com

    Go dark

    Add interest with curvy accessories in moody hues

    Polka vase in Platinum, £40, LSA International

    Smart choice

    Opt for classic, timeless prints

    Ceres Houndstooth cushion, £40.99, Pillow collection range, Wayfair

    Looking glass

    Make a feature of this chic mirror

    Odette convex mirror, £100, Cox & Cox

    Light touch

    Include mood lighting to create atmosphere

    Connoisseur table lamp, £252, Chelsom range, Houseology

    Formal piece

    An elegant way to display books or decorative items

    Lille display cabinet, £1499, Willis & Gambier range, John Lewis

    Ideal v Great Deal

    Get the look whatever the budget

    IDEAL…

    Silvery sheen

    Also comes in 14 other colourways

    Kashgar P619/04 wallpaper in Platinum, £58 per roll, Alexandria collection, Designers Guild range, Amara.

    GREAT DEAL….

    Shine on

    A shimmering background adds a contemporary twist to this design

    Damask White Shimmer wallpaper, £12 per roll, Graham & Brown

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