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The Royal Horseguards vs The Savoy

Both The Royal Horseguards and The Savoy are praised by professional reviewers. On balance, The Savoy is preferred by most reviewers compared to The Royal Horseguards. The Savoy has a TripExpert Score of 92 with recommendations from 19 publications including Michelin Guide, Rough Guide and Travel + Leisure.

The Royal Horseguards
The Royal Horseguards
8 / 10
2 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EJ
From $187 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Restaurant
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Frommer's Frommer's
"Set in the grandeur of the one-time National Liberal Club, with sweeping views all along the Thames, the Royal Horseguards is fairybook London." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"It’s immaculately clean, ‘classic but modern’ in style, with welcoming staff." Full review
Star Service Star Service
"The Royal Horseguards is one of the best in its class, an upper-midrange commercial hotel geared to those seeking something unique, colored with history and Victorian decor." Full review
Gayot Gayot
"The Royal Horseguards Hotel Review: Between Whitehall and the River Thames, this stately building... still retains a private feel with a discreet rear entrance."
Zagat Zagat
"Overlooking the Thames, this historic Victorian luxury hotel served as HQ for the Secret Service during World War I and has hosted many a statesman and politician over the years."
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The Savoy
The Savoy
9 / 10
The Strand, London WC2R 0EU
From $584 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Rough Guide Rough Guide
"Dripping with history, it’s as glamorous can be, with amazing decor throughout, classic bars... a Gordon Ramsay restaurant and gorgeously comfortable rooms."
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
"Reopened in 2010 following a 3 year restoration, its luxurious bedrooms and stunning suites come in an Edwardian or art deco style."
Concierge Concierge
"The part-Edwardian, part–Art Deco building on the Strand in central London is an ideal spot to stay when in town for sightseeing."
Fodor's Fodor's
"One of London's most famous hotels has emerged from a £220 million renovation, and the old girl is looking like a superstar again." Full review
Jetsetter Jetsetter
"Legendary 1889 Edwardian hotel near the Thames with two historic bars and its fair share of Art Deco glamour." Full review
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Choose from sleek, sultry Art Deco or light, frilly Edwardian.
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