Hotel in Detail:The Goring Hotel offers a taste of an English country house within the heart of central London.
All of the bedrooms are individually designed in a luxurious classic style. Some rooms have views over the hotels private gardens. They all have individually controlled air-conditioning, interactive TV with on demand movies (plus internet and keyboard), entertainment system, free high speed internet access, dual line telephone with voicemail, safe and hairdryer. Bathrooms include bathrobes and slippers.
The Goring hotel has a range of suites with separate bedrooms and sitting room. Bathrooms are marble and the suites style is classically English.
Connecting rooms available. Room service operates 24 hours.
Relax over a pot of coffee in the elegant Garden Lounge and Bar, with views overlooking the grounds, or enjoy the delight of warm scones and clotted cream with a traditional English afternoon tea. Enjoy champagne poured from magnums and canapé in this busy venue. Soft leather armchairs ensure a relaxing drink with wines sold by the glass and classic Clarets ensuring a wide selection of drinks.
Traditional Afternoon Tea is also served on the Goring Terrace with views of the hotels gardens. There's a choice from a wide range of tea's that include the hotels own in-house blend. Served with a three tiered silver stand with an assortment of fresh sandwiches, freshly baked home made scones with Devonshire clotted cream and jams home made pastries. Also Bollinger Afternoon Tea option.
Served daily from 15.30 till 17.00.
The Goring restaurant's traditional style and convenient location make it a perfect venue for that special luncheon or dinner. Features furnishings by Linley, famous British furniture maker. At luncheon the light streams though the large windows, creating a perfect oasis in the centre of town. For the evenings, the lights (Swarovski chandeliers) are lowered and the atmosphere becomes more intimate as the pianist plays gently at the entrance to the room. The Gorings restaurant is multiple award wuinning.
Al fresco dining on the Veranda during the summer months.
The Elegantly Drawing Room, with its magnificent mahogany table, holds up to twelve for dining, twenty-five for a reception.
The Breakfast Room, with a round table, seats up to 8 and is popular for working Breakfasts, that special Luncheon and Directors' Dinners.
The Garden Bar offers a place to unwind with its array of liqueurs, spirits, fine single malts, Gin's, Vodka's and international fine Whiskies and Cognacs.
The Archive Room is an impressive venue that can handle 100 guests at a cocktail style (44 guests for a seated breakfast, lunch or dinner). The room boasts a rear wall of glass, leading to its own private sunken garden, which in turn leads to the Gorings own private gardens above and beyond. State of the art technology is installed throughout.
Facilities are tastefully geared to the day-to-day needs of business on the move.
Guests also enjoy free membership of the superbly equipped local health club (includes swimming pool) a short walk away (3 minutes).
There are 4 meeting rooms with a capacity for up to 50 guests.
The Goring hotel is air-conditioned. Hotel provides 24 hour Concierge service, Laundry, dry-cleaning and pressing, Complimentary shoe shine and newspaper.
WiFi can be picked up throughout and is complimentary.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Victoria 299 yards (273 metres), DLR Station: Tower Gateway 3.2 miles (5.2 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 5.7 miles (9.2 km).
The Goring Hotel London is situated on a small street in the heart of London, close to Victoria train station. From Victoria you can take a direct train service to Gatwick Airport. Just a short stroll from Buckingham Palace, the London residence of the British monarchy, where you can watch the changing of the guard or take a stroll in Green Park or St James's park. Shopping is all around with the best to be found at Victoria Street, Piccadilly and Kings Road Chelsea . Good local transport links via bus, taxi and tube. All in all an excellent location to explore all of central London and the best known attractions. Local places of interest include the Queens Gallery (0.2 miles), Westminster Cathedral (0.30 miles), Wellington Arch (0.4 miles), Guards Museum (0.5 miles), Apsley House, St James's Palace (0.6 miles), Westminster Abbey (0.8 miles), Harrods (0.8 miles) and the Royal Academy of Arts (0.8 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 74
Check-in: 12.00 noon
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.95 out of 5 by 2039 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.6 out of 5 from 321 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 28 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 5 out of 5 from 1718 reviews)
Parking:Public parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs £60 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 99% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 5 star hotels is 89%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Milesfaster ranking: 5th from 865 London hotels, and 3rd of 133 five star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.5 miles, 0.8 km) would be the 5 star The Hari London, with rates that start from about £293 and which has a 97% guest satisfaction rating.
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 5 Star 41 Hotel may be one too look at. The 41 Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. The 41 Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 100%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty hotels that are closest to this location (15 Beeston Place, SW1 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.6 miles (1.0 km) radius. Consisting of 21 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 13 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 76%) and 3 two star hotels (average rating 69%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is 41 Hotel (5 star) at 100%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates.
For the fifty local hotels we hold base rate data on 49 of them. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £213 per night. Starting from £49 at Victoria Inn Hotel (3 Star, 75%) with top rates of £680 at Four Seasons Hotel Park Lane (5 Star, 99%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £321, Four Star average: £179, Three Star average: £90 and Two Star average: £73.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Goring Hotel 2nd (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 2nd (joint) for the 21 five star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 40th of 49 (12th of 20 five star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 3rd of 43 for sheer value for money (Victoria Inn Hotel was top). The hotel managed a terrific value for money ranking (no.1 ranking) and this was despite above average base rates thanks to a great guest rating score.
History: The Goring first opened in 1910 by Mr O R Goring.
Closed in January 2015 (re-opening on February 2dn 2015) for the first time ever in its entire history to revamp the interior (new Front Hall) to mark the hotels 105h anniversary.