These Super Suites are redefining the standards of luxury in London’s very best hotels.
Shangri-La Shard’s Shangri-La Suite (31 St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9QU, United Kingdom)
Shangri-La Suite (rendering) will be available to guests September 2014.
The Shangri-La Shard’s Shangri-La Suite will stand on the 39th floor of the Shard skyscraper, where guests can enjoy 270-degree views of the city’s capital. The one-bedroom suite will feature , 1000-thread count Frette linen and a specially designed bed; a marble-clad bathroom with Jacuzzi bath and Acqua Di Parma toiletries, a private study, living room equipped with cocktail-making kit, dressing room and guest bathroom. Additionally, state-of-the-art technological equipment will allow guests to sync their smart phones to an in-suite telescope, meaning they can take close-up photos of London’s landmarks digitally, and music can be played throughout the suite via a Bose sound system.
The 2024 sq. ft. suite provides a 24-hour butler service.
The Corinthia London’s Royal Penthouse Suite (1 Whitehall Pl, London SW1A, United Kingdom)
The 5000 sq. ft Royal Suite features plush interiors and 180-degree panoramic view of the city.
You will immediately feel like a royalty the moment you step into the Royal Penthouse Suite at Corinthia Hotel London. Spread over two floors, the 5000 sq. ft. residence, comes complete with a built-in massage room, a private lift, and a roof-top terrace, which offers 180-degree panoramic views of the the capital.
Serious consideration has also been given to service. Multilingual butler service is available, a seamstress is assigned to the suite for last-minute clothing alterations and guests have a personal chauffeur on call for every hour of their stay.
Rosewood London’s Manor House Suite (252 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EN, United Kingdom)
With its very own lift, the Manor House Suite is extremely popular with guests seeking exclusivity and privacy.
Located in arguably the most beautiful hotel in the UK, the Manor House Suite is popular with guests seeking exclusivity and privacy. It can also be booked with five connecting rooms to become the Grand Manor House Wing and the suite is serviced by its own lift.
Renowned interior designer Tony Chi has furnished this strikingly stunning suite with bespoke furniture, kitchenette, dining room, an exceptional iPad-operated sound system, and marble-clad with a vast, half-globe marble tub. he dining room, decorated with a horsehair carpet, seats a party of eight. Arrange an in-suite dinner party as a matter of priority – you’ll want as many people as possible to admire the suite’s exceptional looks.
The 1991 sq. ft. suite provides a 24-hour butler service.
The Berkeley’s Opus Suite (Wilton Pl, Knightbridge, London SW1X 7RL, United Kingdom)
No expense was spared to make the Opus Suite the elite suite in London.
Designed by Hong Kong architect Andre Fu, occupying 2800 sq. ft the Opus Suite is one of the largest in London. The master-bedroom has separate his and hers dressing areas lined in golden woods, and capacious bathrooms, with separate basins and WCs, a standalone marble bath and rainshower, all clad in pale grey, flame-finished Turkish marble.
The dining room is furnished with a bespoke, extendable table seating 10 and Poggenpohl kitchen with dramatic onyx-topped worktops in which The Berkeley’s two Michelin-starred chefs, Marcus Wareing and Pierre Koffmann, can be booked to cook dinner. Walls are lined in bamboo and woods in rich light browns and golds; details, such as chandeliers, door handles and wall-corners, are hewn from hand-polished brass.
If those features do not close the deal, then the breathtaking 270-degree views of Hyde Park and and Knightbridge should do the trick.