The Connaught is one of London's grandest and most famous hotels, which spans the quiet corner of Mount Street and Carlos Place in the heart of London’s exclusive Mayfair. It is moments from one of London's most beautiful areas, Berkeley Square, and the shops of the world famous Bond Street. Built in 1897, The Connaught attracted the elite of Victorian society, along with celebrities of the era. In 2009 the hotel was restored to its former glory with a contemporary-classic design scheme. A new wing was added with the Aman Spa, Ballroom and 30 luxurious suites in November 2009.
This hotel has 121 rooms (including 31 suites) which combine classic elegance with a contemporary sense of style. The rooms in the new wing have beautiful and serene style. Prominent designer, Guy Oliver, redeveloped many of the rooms, suites and the sumptuous Apartment Suite giving the Connaught a unique feel among London's luxury hotel scene.
The cuisine at Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, the hotel’s signature restaurant venue, inspired by the regional flavours of Hélène’s native France, has won 3 AA Rosettes and 2 Michelin Stars. Espelette is a relaxed bistro-style restaurant where guests can indulge in a real treat when 'Chic and Choc' afternoon tea is served. Both the Connaught Bar and Coburg Bar are stylishly decorated. The Connaught Bar is a mirrored masterpiece while the Coburg Bar reflects the buildings Edwardian heritage. Both bars serve mouth-watering cocktails and fine wines. Just around the corner from the Connaught, on Mount Street, is ‘Scott's’, one of London's finest seafood restaurants.
The Aman Spa at the Connaught is the first Aman resorts branded facility outside of one of the company’s own hotels. The Spa offers treatments and healing therapies drawn from the traditions of China, Thailand, India and the Americas. The spa boasts a beautifully lit 60sqm swimming pool and the latest in Technogym equipment.
The Connaught is 40-60 minutes by car from Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 15 minutes from London Paddington Station for the Heathrow Express train, approximately 1hr from Gatwick (LGW) and Stansted (STN) airports, 1hr from London City Airport (LCY).