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Will you be at Wimbledon 2024?

As the countdown to Wimbledon  begins, tennis enthusiasts around the world eagerly anticipate two weeks of thrilling matches, strawberries and cream, and British tradition at its finest. Taking place in 2024 from 1st-14th of July. This event has captured the hearts of people the worldwide and made history with countless epic battles from the rivalry between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe to the dominance of Martina Navratilova and Pete Sampras. Take a look at some fun facts and statistics about the world’s most prestigious tennis tournament:

  1. The Marathon Match: In 2010, Court 18 witnessed tennis history unfold as John Isner and Nicolas Mahut battled it out in the longest match ever recorded. Lasting over three days and spanning 11 hours, this epic showdown saw a staggering 123 balls used, leaving spectators on the edge of their seats.
  2. A Floral Wonderland: Wimbledon’s lush green lawns are not the only natural attraction; over 50,000 plants are meticulously supplied each year to adorn the tournament grounds, adding a vibrant burst of colour to the iconic venue.
  3. Towel Talk: Wimbledon-goers are not shy when it comes to souvenirs, with over 54,000 towels sold in 2023 alone. Whether it’s to wave in support or simply as a memento of the event, these towels are a hot commodity among fans.
  4. Serving up Speed: When it comes to serving prowess, Wimbledon has seen some record-breaking moments. Taylor Dent holds the title for the fastest serve in the Gentlemen’s category, clocking in at a blistering 148mph in 2010, while Venus Williams dominates the Ladies’ category with a serve of 129mph in 2008.
  5. Digital Delight: In the age of technology, Wimbledon continues to make waves online. The BBC’s coverage of the tournament shattered digital records once again, with a staggering 54.3 million streams on BBC iPlayer.

Will you be one of the half a million people making their way to London for the Wimbledon Championships 2024? Make your stay memorable and book your Wimbledon Hotel at The Washington Mayfair . Our rooms and suites are ideal for an enjoyable experience from the beginning to the end. 

If you don’t have tickets for Wimbledon yet, then fear not, there are plenty of opportunities to get a Wimbledon Grounds Pass or one of the centre court ticket, no.1 and no.2 court tickets available via the daily queue. Book your Wimbledon hotel stay in advance of the day you wish to visit so you can be there in the queue as early as possible to ensure entry at the beginning of play. It’s perfect for those looking for cheap Wimbledon tickets and a great way to not miss out on any of the action. So, what are you waiting for? Get planning your Wimbledon 2024 trip now!

Centre Court Wimbledon

Photo by Poppy

Why You Should Choose The Washington Mayfair

With Spring springing early in London after the mild winter there are so many reasons why you should book a break to London. Make the most of the warmer months to explore the Royal Parks or enjoy wandering around London’s best sites like, Big Ben, The London Eye, Tower Bridge and many more. If you are wondering where the best place is to stay in London, we recommend staying in the area of Mayfair for the best of everything. Why is Mayfair the best place to stay in London? We hear you ask. We love it for its proximity to Central London, Convent Garden and Kensington whilst providing elegant up-market luxury, surrounded by world-class establishments. 

Nestled in this excellent area of London, the Washington Mayfair Hotel stands as a haven of elegance and comfort, offering an array of amenities and home from home comforts that make it the premier choice for travellers seeking a memorable stay in London. Here are just a few reasons why the Washington Mayfair Hotel should be your top choice for accommodation in London. 

1. Luxurious Accommodation: With a range of beautifully designed rooms and suites, the Washington Mayfair Hotel provides the perfect sanctuary for families, couples and solo travellers alike. Choose to upgrade to a suite to experience the very best accommodation at The Washington Mayfair. Some of our suites, like our Junior Suites, have the option to interconnect with the room opposite, so whether you’re holidaying with friends or family, you can ensure you have plenty of space for everyone. 

2. Prime Location: Situated near some of London’s most iconic attractions, including the Royal Parks, the vibrant West End, and the renowned shopping districts of Bond Street and Oxford Street, guests at the Washington Mayfair Hotel have easy access to the best that London has to offer. Most London destinations are only a short tube ride away. The hotel is located just a short walk to Green Park tube station, which offers a direct connection to Canary Wharf. 

3. Rich History: Dating back to the 19th century, the Washington Mayfair Hotel boasts a storied past, originally the hotel site was used for boarding houses which were so popular they eventually became a hotel, which opened its doors in 1913. The hotel has provided a base for American socialites and actresses, even famous painters! If you’re looking for a historic London hotel then the Washington Mayfair will add a touch of historic charm to your stay. 

5. Business-Friendly: Travelling for business? We have you covered. The Washington Mayfair Hotel offers a range of services, from dedicated meeting rooms to spacious suites ideal for hosting intimate meetings. You can even set up a corporate account with us if you are frequently travelling for business, saving you money and giving you access to exclusive benefits.  

5. Business-Friendly: Travelling for business? We have you covered. The Washington Mayfair Hotel offers a range of services, from dedicated meeting rooms to spacious suites ideal for hosting intimate meetings. You can even set up a corporate account with us if you are frequently travelling for business, saving you money and giving you access to exclusive benefits.  

7. Extra Amenities: Stay connected with high-speed WiFi, maintain your fitness routine at the well-equipped gym, and indulge in all-day dining at the hotel’s inviting restaurant – Madison’s. For a quintessentially British experience, don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy afternoon tea in a cosy and informal setting. Afternoon Tea in Mayfair is the perfect addition to any stay. 

Whether you’re visiting London for business or pleasure, the Washington Mayfair Hotel offers the perfect blend of luxury, convenience, and hospitality. Book your stay today and experience the best of London in unparalleled style. 

Your Guide to the Perfect London Break this Spring 2024

As winter finally comes to an end and the vibrant colours of spring begin to bloom, it is the perfect time to plan a getaway to the bustling metropolis of London. With its iconic landmarks, rich history, and cultural diversity, the city offers endless opportunities for exploration and relaxation. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveller, here’s your comprehensive guide to experiencing the perfect London break this Spring 2024. 

Spring in London can only truly be enjoyed outdoors, with new flowers blossoming and lush greenery making its appearance after the bleaker winter landscape. So why not take advantage of the acres of green space and parkland that fill the city, Spring offers such a unique time to explore the city’s beautiful parks and gardens. From the world-renowned Kew Gardens to the serene tranquillity of Hyde Park, immerse yourself in nature and marvel at the stunning displays of tulips, daffodils, cherry blossoms and more. The Royal Parks offer a whopping 10 parks and gardens to explore, one day simply wouldn’t be enough to visit them all!  The parks also have many events and experiences scheduled for this coming spring, so why not take a look at what they have to offer on their events page? There are events for all ages and some great family activities in London, some are even free! Plus, annually Hyde Park hosts the BST Hyde Park event, offering music performances from some top acts across July. Tickets are already on sale for artists such as Shania Twain, Kylie Minogue and Robbie Williams with more to be announced.  

Take advantage of the warmer weather by dining alfresco at one of London’s rooftop bars or riverside restaurants. Enjoy panoramic views of the city skyline while sipping cocktails or indulge in delicious cuisine overlooking the Thames River. There are some great eateries with a view available, including the Rooftop at London Bridge or St. James and 10° Sky Bar. 10° Sky Bar has a wide range of cocktails and other beverages and gets it name from the angle which creates the golden hour, you’re guaranteed to get some Instagram-worthy pictures of your visit from this lush rooftop bar in Mayfair. The Rooftop St. James also offers stunning views over London, looking over Trafalgar square and giving you great perspective on the London skyline, including Big Ben, the London Eye and the Shard. 

While spring in London brings milder temperatures, be prepared for occasional rain showers… It is still England after all! Make sure to pack a few layers and a waterproof jacket to stay comfortable. If you really want to make the most of your stay, choose a centrally located hotel to maximise your time in the city. We recommend staying in Mayfair – one of London’s more premium districts for a extra luxurious stay whilst still being central to attractions such as Hyde Park, Green Park, Buckingham Palace, the West End and shopping on Oxford Street or Bond Street.  

Take a look at our beautiful rooms and suites at The Washington Mayfair plus our special offers. You always get the best prices when you book directly through our website plus bonus perks too. Spring is the perfect time to enjoy a longer break in London, so we’ve made it easy to make the most of your London holiday with our Stay Longer Save More London hotel offer. Stay for 4 nights or more and save up to 20% of your stay. Start the day off night in our Madisons restaurant for a delicious breakfast then end the night in the Madisons Bar while you settle down and enjoy the relaxed ambience with a classic cocktail.

We hope you enjoy Spring in London!  

What to do in London this February

How are you planning to spend your February? February is a great month to visit London. You can make the most of the quieter days that the cooler weather brings, enjoy half term with the children, or join in with London Fashion Week! February in London also coincides with various cultural events and festivals. The Chinese New Year celebrations, typically held in the vibrant Chinatown district brings colourful parades and for those celebrating Valentine’s Day in London – there is a variety of options and events planned across the city. However, there is no better time than the colder quieter months than to visit some of London’s best Museums and Galleries. Great way to spend a rainy day, to take the kids on an informative school holiday trip or to enjoy some of the free attractions London has to offer. In this blog we rounded up a collection of London’s top museum picks.  

  1. The British Museum – Coming in at number 1 has to be this classic British treasure. Its world-renowned collection is a real treat to behold. There are not many places in life where you can discover two million years of human history and culture. Some of the British Museum Highlights are the Rosetta stone, Hoi Hakananai’a and the Egyption Mummies.

  2. The Natural History Museum – If you thought you’d seen a lot after two million years of human history at The British Museum then that is nothing compared with 4.6 billion years of our planet’s history to explore at the Natural History Museum! From dinosaurs to fossils, the environment to natural forces like volcanoes and earthquakes, there’s lots to discover and learn. There are some special exhibits and events on offer this February, these include a week of half term activities to keep the little ones entertained. Plus, explore love and relationships at Valentine’s at the Museum, or with the Valentine’s Silent Disco, which includes an after-hours private view of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibit. 
  3. The Science Museum – Explore the fascinating realms of science, technology and innovation at this excellent free London museum. Designed to capture the imaginations of all ages you are sure to be able to marvel at the interactive displays and engaging presentations showing all aspects of scientific advancements past, present and future. 

  4. The Victoria and Albert Museum (The V&A) – If creativity and art is more your thing then the next few museums will be right up your street. The V&A museum as it is more commonly know is a museum dedicated to inspiring creativity and exploring makers and innovators from the world over. The museum started its life as a museum of manufacturers after the foundation stone was laid by Queen Victoria in 1899, before becoming known today as The V&A.

  5. The National Gallery – Home to over 2,300 works of art, The National Gallery celebrates paintings and people from Western Europe from the 13th to 19th centuries. This collection of paintings would definitely be a highlight in your London visit. See famous works of art such as, Van Gogh’s Sunflowers, van Eyck’s Arnolfini Portrait and Turner’s Fighting Temeraire. Free entry is available.

  6. The Tate Modern – If modern and contemporary art is more your thing then The Tate Modern may be more your style. Hosting a huge collection of art works from around the world.   

If you are planning to visit the museums on your trip to London then consider staying near and around the areas of South Kensington and Mayfair. This way you have the perfect base to make the most out of your break.

We’d love to have you choose to stay at the Washington Mayfair Hotel. Our hotel is conveniently positioned for the hotels and in an elite district of London so you can add a touch of luxury to your stay. Read more about our rooms and suites and book your stay here. We hope you have a great February in London. 

2024 – A New Year of London Opportunities

2024 is almost here, and as we bid farewell to 2023, are you ready to leave the holiday blues behind and embark on a new adventure in London? January may be a quieter time in the capital, but the city is buzzing with exciting events and opportunities that you won’t want to miss. 

Indulge in the renowned London January sales, offering the perfect chance to snag some fantastic deals. The bustling retail scene in the heart of the capital awaits! With the Washington Mayfair Hotel strategically located amid the shopping hotspots, your London shopping experience is bound to be smoother and more relaxed. There’s no better feeling after a day of bargain hunting to know you have a comfortable home-from-home base, eliminating the hassle of a long commute or parking issues. You can pop back to the room to drop off your bags at your leisure, recharge with afternoon tea at Madison’s Restaurant, and then dive back into the shopping frenzy.  

During your trip, make sure to keep an eye out for enticing discounts at theatres, restaurants, and bars throughout January. January is typically a quieter time to visit London, so there tends to be less crowds and benefits up for grabs at some of the top London attractions… Making January one of the best months to plan a last-minute London break! 

There are a huge range of January performances available in the West End, musicals and shows from classics like Les Misérables, Mamma Mia and Phantom of the Opera to new entries to the musical scene, like Bronco Billy. Plus, the Royal Albert Hall is hosting Cirque du Soleil for another year which will be its 30th anniversary! Alegria: In a New Light is performing from 11 January – 3 March. 

There is also still time to embrace the winter magic with transformed pop-up bars and rooftop terraces, plus outdoor ice rinks continuing through January at a variety of locations across the city. Twinkling lights still light up the streets and there are several events planned for New Year’s Day itself like the New Year’s Day Parade, a selection of fun runs and a 10k race planned at the Serpentine New Year’s Day Races. New Year’s Day is the last day to enjoy Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland if you haven’t yet had chance to visit or would love to re-visit. 

We are excited to welcome you in 2024 to the Washington Mayfair Hotel, where your London adventure begins! Thank you for all the support and bookings throughout 2023 we hope you enjoyed your stay and you will continue to choose the best hotel in London Mayfair – The Washington Mayfair Hotel. 

Your December 2023 in London

As the chilly winds sweep through the iconic streets of London, December transforms the city into a winter wonderland, offering an enchanting experience that captivates the hearts of locals and visitors alike. For a truly memorable stay in London this winter 2023, treat yourself by choosing the Washington Mayfair Hotel as your luxurious base. Here are some local attractions to visit on your December London break as you make the Washington Mayfair Hotel your home away from home. 

London Lit Up 

December brings a unique opportunity to see London lit up by thousands of dazzling lights. It’s so great they even host a bus tour so you can take it all in. The Christmas Lights London by Night bus tour offers a special journey through the illuminated streets of London with a night bus showcasing all the city’s Christmas lights. Tour around landmarks like Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, and Trafalgar Square. All accessible from the convenience of the Washington Mayfair Hotel’s central location. 

Bag a Bargain 

December marks the onset of the much-anticipated winter sales, turning London into a shopping haven. The bustling streets of Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, all within walking distance from the Washington Mayfair Hotel, come alive with shoppers seeking the best deals on high-end fashion and luxury goods. Unleash your inner shopaholic and explore the myriad of stores, indulging in the city’s renowned retail therapy. 

Captivating Theatre 

London’s West End is synonymous with world-class theatre productions, and December offers a special experience with extra shows on offer for the holiday period. From classic plays to Broadway-style musicals, immerse yourself in the captivating world of live entertainment. The Washington Mayfair Hotel’s proximity to the West End ensures that the enchanting theatres are within easy reach, allowing you to experience the magic of the stage during your stay. 

Outdoor Ice Rinks 

Indulge in a quintessential winter activity by gliding across one of London’s enchanting outdoor ice rinks. The iconic rink at Somerset House and the picturesque setting at Hyde Park are just a short journey from the Washington Mayfair Hotel. Lace up your skates and twirl under the twinkling lights, creating memories of a London winter that will linger long after you return home. 

Hyde Park’s Peter Pan Cup 

Have you witnessed the Peter Pan Cup? An annual Christmas Day swimming race held in the icy waters of the Serpentine in Hyde Park. Cheer on the brave participants or join the onlookers in this quirky London tradition. Just step round the corner to Hyde Park to watch this exhilarating Christmas morning spectacle. 

Winter Markets 

London’s winter markets are a treasure trove of delights, from handmade crafts to delectable treats. Some of the top locations for 2023 are: 

  • Southbank Centre 
  • Covent Garden 
  • Hyde Park’s Winter Wonderland 
  • Leicester Square 
  • Greenwich  
  • King’s Cross 

The Washington Mayfair Hotel’s central location ensures that you can easily navigate the markets, take in all the sights and enjoy a mulled wine or two! 

We look forward to seeing you this winter! We believe our cosy central London hotel is the most convenient base for your trip and the best hotel in London. Enjoy our spacious rooms our even upgrade to a suite for an extra special stay. Remember you always get our very best prices when you book direct, plus extra perks!  

A Historic Walk Through Mayfair, London

London is a city steeped in history, with every corner holding tales of centuries past. One of its most iconic and historically rich areas is Mayfair, a district nestled in the heart of the city. A stroll through Mayfair is like stepping into a time capsule, where you can explore its stories past and marvel at its architectural splendours. In this blog, we’ll plan a walking tour of Mayfair’s most historic places of interest. So, put on your walking shoes and take a step back in time as you explore the historic heart of Mayfair, London.

Start: The Mayfair Hotel

Your historic journey through Mayfair begins at The Washington Mayfair Hotel. This hotel has a fascinating history dating back to the 19th century. Boarding houses were on the hotel site before it was reconstructed into a purpose-built hotel just before the start of World War I. Take in its Art Deco origins before beginning on your journey.

Stop 1: Green Park and Buckingham Palace

Head south out of the hotel towards Picadilly, where you will find Green Park, one of London’s eight Royal Parks. This serene green space has a history dating back to the 17th century when it was endorsed by Charles II in 1668 and stocked with deer. Take a leisurely walk and admire the natural beauty before stopping to see arguably one of the most famous London landmarks – Buckingham Palace, built in 1705.

Stop 2: St. James’s Palace and Square

Take a wander from green park along Pall Mall where you will reach St James Palace. This building goes back even earlier in history, built largely between 1531 and 1536 by Henry VIII. You can see some of the original Tudor construction still standing today. Take a detour through St. James Square before heading back toward Piccadilly.

Stop 3: Burlington Arcade

Just off Piccadilly, you’ll find Burlington Arcade, a covered shopping promenade first constructed in 1819. It was one of London’s first shopping arcades and retains its charm with its glass roof and exclusive boutique shops. 

Stop 4: Saville Row

Next, head past the royal Academy of Arts and up Cork Street before taking a right onto Savile Row. This World-Renowned street is historically famous for men’s tailoring dating back to 1822.

Stop 5: Grosvenor Square

Eastward bound now walking along Grosvenor Street you will reach Grosvenor Square. This is an iconic Mayfair landmark, surrounded by historic buildings which now contains the U.S. Embassy. The square has played host to numerous events past and present, and was home to John Adams and a young JFK. 

Stop 6: Marble Arch

If particularly want to stretch your legs you can continue on heading North towards Marble Arch. This majestic white marble triumphal arch stands as a symbol of London’s history and architectural elegance. Originally designed in 1827 by renowned architect John Nash as the main entrance to Buckingham Palace, the arch was later relocated to its current location in 1851. 

End: Mount Street Gardens and Berkeley Square

Return back to Grosvenor square on your way back to the start and find the hidden gem of Mount Street Gardens. This serene park now offers a quiet escape from the bustling city but has an interesting historical past from 1723. Finally, finish your tour at Berkeley Square, known for its stunning plane trees, upscale residences, and fashionable destination. The square has been featured in literature, music, and art throughout the centuries.

We hope you enjoy your historic walk through Mayfair and it provides a glimpse into the areas rich past. From elegant buildings and historic gardens to luxury hotels and iconic squares, Mayfair showcases London’s history and its continued influence on the city’s culture and lifestyle. Now it’s time to put your feet up in one of the Washington Mayfair’s cosy rooms and relax!  

Experience the Magic of Mayfair This Winter 2023

Winter is a magical time to visit London, and planning your trip now can ensure you make the most of your holiday in this vibrant city. Among the many boroughs to explore, Mayfair stands out as a must-visit destination. Known for its elegance, history, and unique attractions, Mayfair offers a quintessential London experience that you won’t want to miss this winter. 

Stay in the Best Hotel in London 

Your trip to London starts with choosing the right place to stay. Fortunately, Mayfair boasts some of the finest accommodations in the city including The Washington Mayfair. This boutique hotel offers the perfect blend of luxury and comfort, making it one of the best hotels in London. Here’s why you should choose The Washington Mayfair:  

  • Prime Location: Situated in the heart of Mayfair, this hotel puts you within walking distance of all the district’s attractions, ensuring you make the most of your winter getaway.
  • Elegant Accommodations: The Washington Mayfair offers elegant and well-appointed rooms and suites, providing a cosy retreat after a day of exploration.
  • Exceptional Dining: The hotel’s Madisons Restaurant offers delectable cuisine with a seasonal menu, perfect for indulging in winter comfort food.
  • Warm Hospitality: The staff at The Washington Mayfair are known for their warm hospitality, ensuring your stay is comfortable and memorable.

What to Do in Mayfair Winter 2023 

Mayfair may be one of London’s smallest districts, but it packs a punch when it comes to things to see and do, especially during the winter season. 

  • Shopping: Mayfair is renowned for its high-end shopping. Bond Street and Mount Street are dotted with designer boutiques, making it an ideal place to pick up unique gifts or indulge in some retail therapy. Plus, these streets boast some of the prettiest lights in the capital during the winter season! 
  • Art Galleries: Explore the district’s vibrant art scene by visiting galleries like the Royal Academy of Arts and the Halcyon Gallery. They often host exhibitions and events that showcase both classic and contemporary art. See the Highlights from the RA Collection at the Royal Academy of Arts until Dec 31 or sample the works from the talented Marina Abramović. 
  • Hyde Park: Take a crisp leisurely stroll through Hyde Park, which borders Mayfair. In winter, it transforms into a magical attraction as it hosts its own Winter Wonderland complete with rides and spectacular shows. 
  • Dining: Mayfair is home to some of London’s finest dining establishments. Enjoy a memorable meal at Michelin-starred restaurants like Sketch, Nobu, or Gordon Ramsay’s Lucky Cat. 
  • Historical Landmarks: Immerse yourself in Mayfair’s history by visiting landmarks such as the beautiful Grosvenor Square and Berkeley Square Gardens. 
  • Holiday Markets: Explore Mayfair’s Christmas markets, where you can savour delicious treats, indulge in unique shopping and enjoy the crisp outdoors.

Winter Charm in Mayfair 

Mayfair in winter exudes a special charm. The fresh air and sparkling lights create an enchanting atmosphere that makes your trip unforgettable. The luxury boutiques adorn their shop windows with dazzling displays, and the streets feature a warming glow. 

As you plan your trip to London this winter, make Mayfair a top priority on your itinerary. Immerse yourself in its elegance, history, and cultural offerings. Staying in the best hotel in London in the heart of Mayfair will allow you to fully appreciate the district’s unique highlights and create cherished memories of your holiday in London. Don’t miss the chance to experience the magic of Mayfair in winter 2023. 

What to Do in London this Summer 2023 – Part 2

In our last blog we highlighted some of the exciting events going on across the capital of London this summer. The weather may not have been the best for July but don’t worry, summer is not over just yet! Hopefully the sun will shine a little more in August in time for plenty more fun-filled London events.  

If you are looking for a place to stay for a quick break away or for more of a longer stay to enjoy the holidays with the whole family then The Washington Mayfair Hotel is the perfect pick for you. There is no better base than the district of Mayfair to add a bit of luxury to any vacation.  

Take a look at some of London’s August highlights: 

Just a short trip from Mayfair, The National Gallery is hosting a variety of Drop in Creative Sessions in Trafalgar Square. Summer on the Square takes place from 1-28 Aug. You can experiment with a variety of materials at this free festival of events. Plus, it’s easy to tie in with a visit the National Gallery, you can book your free entry online or you can queue on the day to enter. 

The August warm weather is perfect for a trip to London’s greatest green spaces of the Royal Parks. There are a host of concerts, plays, walking tours and other summer activities available which you can view here. 

Notting Hill Carnival is back! Taking place over the bank holiday weekend (27 Aug & 28 Aug) this iconic London street party lights up the streets of West London as people celebrate this festival of Caribbean culture. There promises to be exceptional music, delicious food and drink and lots and lots of dancing! It is free to attend so even if you are visiting London for another event you should definitely pop by, throw some shapes and eat some jerk chicken!  

If you are looking for other events across the bank holiday weekend. There are plenty to choose from: 

‘The Cool Down’ ice cream festival returns to Covent Garden with over 40 different varieties of ice cream, sundaes, sorbets, frozen drinks, gelato and more. The conclusion of the event is across the bank holiday weekend but it is taking place from 10th August.  

If you fancy something a little more savoury then the Hampton Court Good Food Festival is also taking place from 26th-28th August 2023. You can enjoy a range of artisan food, drinks masterpieces, games, shopping and more… All in the unique surroundings of Henry VIII’s palace! 

Finally, A long summer’s weekend of open-air picnic concerts is being hosted by Battersea Park in Concert. The perfect environment to relax at one of London’s most elegant summer events celebrating the best in Classical, West End Musicals, Soul & Jazz. Featuring performances from the elite Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. You can even order your luxury picnic in advance! 

There are plenty of other events happening across London this summer and nearby our hotel. So make sure you do your research after you book your stay to ensure you don’t miss something special. We look forward to welcoming you if you choose to stay at our Deluxe London Hotel in Mayfair! 

What to Do and Where to Stay in London this Summer 2023

London is one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the world, and it has something for everyone. Whether you are interested in history, culture, shopping, or nightlife, London has it all. And this summer, there are even more reasons to visit this amazing city. Over the next few blog posts, we will highlight some of the best events happening this summer in London and the best London hotel to enjoy all the action. 

Here are just a few of the highlights of what’s happening in London this summer: 

  • Wimbledon: The Wimbledon Tennis Championships are one of the most prestigious sporting events in the world, and they’re held every summer in London. If you’re a fan of tennis, this is a must-see event. Tickets are always in high demand and many have already been allocated via the ballot but there is still opportunity to get your hands on some tickets as a number of tickets will also go on sale per day at the event. Wimbledon recommends getting there early to have the greatest success of getting in, so you may want to consider booking your Wimbledon hotel stay the night before so that you can be there early to ensure success! The event is scheduled from 3-16 July 2023. 
  • Queens: A well-loved pre-cursor to the main event of Wimbledon is the Queens Club championship, also known this year in 2023 as the cinch Championship. Tickets to this event are also available now n and this event will take place between 19th and 25th of June 2023. 
  • BST Hyde Park: Is there anything more delightful than some al fresco music? The BST Hyde Park music festival is a multi-weekend event that features some of the biggest names in music. This year’s lineup includes Billy Joel, The Royal Philharmonic, Alfie Boe, Lana Del Rey and P!nk. 23rd June – 9th July 2023. 
  • Taste of London: The Taste of London festival is a food lover’s paradise. It features over 50 of London’s top restaurants, as well as live music and entertainment. This is the perfect event to sample some of the best food the city has to offer. 14-18 June 2023. 
  • Buckingham Palace State Rooms Open to the Public: Buckingham Palace is one of London’s most iconic landmarks. Every summer, the state rooms are open to the public for a limited time. This is a great opportunity to get a glimpse into royal life and see some of the palace’s most impressive interiors. July 14 – Sep 24 2023. 

No matter what your interests are, you’re sure to find something to love in London this summer. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your trip today! 

If you’re looking for a place to stay, The Washington Mayfair is the perfect choice. This luxury home-from-home hotel is located in the heart of the prestigious district of Mayfair and is perfectly located to enjoy everything London has to offer this Summer. The hotel offers a variety of beautiful rooms and suites, as well as an in-house restaurant. The Washington Hotel Mayfair is the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of exploring London. 

We hope you’ll join us in London this summer 2023.