You will be both surprised and impressed by the range of top quality serviced accommodation available in the Mayfair area. Our 5* luxury properties offer superb guest services and features for the discerning visitor to London looking for a discreet home from home. Mayfair is close to London’s major attractions, restaurants and entertainment. If you are coming to Mayfair with a family, Arlington House, in particular, offers very spacious luxury serviced accommodation with stunning views over Green Park. The residence has its own private gardens – a sanctuary in which to relax and escape from the hustle and bustle of London life.
Hyde Park views…..
If you are seeking magnificent Hyde Park views, then in the Park Lane area, Grosvenor House Suites offer some of the best luxury serviced accommodation in London. The largest suite has 5 bedrooms, comes with its own private butler and even has a grand piano! If you wish to impress and entertain on a grand scale, then this residence will be ideal for you. It is just across the road from Hyde Park – an ideal location for strolling in the summer – and the winter! This is a discreet property – ideal for guests wishing to keep a low profile during their stay in London.
London’s exclusive Mayfair is named after the annual May Fair which used to take place on the site that is Shepherd Market today. Bordered by Hyde Park to the west, Oxford Street to the north, Pall Mall and Green Park to the south and Regent Street to the east, Mayfair is home to some of London’s most exclusive luxury hotels, renowned restaurants, designer shops, members’ clubs and quality private residences. From quiet mews streets and charming cobbled lanes to busy thoroughfares, there’s lots to explore in Mayfair. Hyde Park and Green Park are two of London’s most splendid green areas and are great for just strolling around whatever the season of the year – havens and sanctuaries for visitors and residents alike away from the hustle, bustle and traffic.
The Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1768, is Britain’s oldest fine arts instititution. Located in the heart of the West End on Piccadilly it is renowned for hosting some of London’s finest exhibitions, particularly the Summer Exhibition when works from up and coming artists are featured.
Besides the Royal Academy of Arts, other renowned buildings in the area include the Grosvenor House Hotel, Claridge’s, The Dorchester and the US Embassy in Grosvenor Square. Mayfair has also become an attractive location away from the City for private banks, hedge funds and wealth managers.
Mayfair – Where Luxury Abounds
When Mayfair is mentioned, luxury springs to mind. This thriving area of London is host to many high end designer shops and art galleries of Old Bond Street, New Bond Street, Savile Row (home to the world’s most renowned tailors) and Conduit Street all add to the stylish ambiance of the area which is a lively blend of old and new.
A charming village piazza square with pubs, galleries and coffee shops, alongside chic boutique shops, restaurants and olde worlde Victorian pubs. Tucked between Piccadilly and Curzon Street, this hidden treasure is in the heart of Mayfair. Visitors never cease to be amazed by it’s relaxed villagey atmosphere – a contrast to the frenzy of the city. Our charming Mayfair House apartment residence is located in Shepherd Street just a minute’s walk away from the market.
Your visit to Mayfair will not be complete without a wander round the old English tailors of Savile Row, historically specialising in traditional bespoke tailoring for men. Established there since the 1700’s, when tailors started doing business in the area, the street is a great place to browse the fine elegance of yesteryear….and today. And also for people watching. The great, good and famous – royalty and celebrities alike, all visit their personal tailors in this area…amazing vehicles arrive to drop off their charges. If you’re just coming to London to arrange your bespoke suit, you may like to stay at The Cavendish Hotel. Highly recommended by Go London Apartments, and located just round the corner in Jermyn Street, this hotel offers a charming bolthole in the heart of Mayfair. Known as “the golden mile of tailoring” the reputation of Savile Row is worldwide.
In the heart of Mayfair, London’s Bond Street is revered throughout the world for its abundance of elegant stores, exclusive designer brands, high end fashion, luxury goods, jewllery, art and antiques. It is a popular destination for celebrities, socialites and the international jet set who flock here to some of the world’s most prestigious retailers: Asprey, Bulgari, Burberry, Chanel, Cartier, Dolce & Gabbana, Hermes, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Mulberry, Ralph Lauren and Tiffany & Co to name but a few. A charming mix of contemporary and traditional elegance. Bond Street has it’s own festive display of Christmas lights – a real treat if you are visiting in the winter!
South Molton Street
A lovely pedestrianised precinct featuring shops specialising in women’s fashion and jewellery.
Charming 19th Century covered shopping arcade running from Piccadilly through to Burlington Gardens, originally constructed “for the sale of jewellery and fancy articles of fashionable demand”. This historic delight is one of London’s earliest arcades.
Another elegant 19th Century arcade linking Old Bond Street with Albemarle Street, housing an exclusive array of shops selling silverware, art, bespoke shoes and chocolate. Originally called simply The Arcade, it was re-named The Royal Arcade after Queen Victoria began to patronise the shirtmaker, H. W. Brettell.
Sotheby’s Auction House
Founded in London in 1744, the company’s New Bond Street auction house is located in New Bond Street in the heart of London’s Mayfair. Offering an extraordinary variety of objects and works of art from Impressionist & Modern Art and Contemporary Art to Old Master Paintings, 19th Century European Art and Islamic Art, as well as Decorative Art from Porcelain and Silver. Sotheby’s handles very high profile sales of private collections. Sotheby’s is an interesting venue to browse and possibly buy. The Sotheby’s Cafe, located in the auction house, serves breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea.
The Handel Museum
From 1723 to 1759, famed composer George Frederic Handel lived at 25 Brook Street where he composed a number of his great works, including Messiah. Now the building is a dedicated museum to his life as well as another famous resident, Jimi Hendrix. Jimi coincidentally rented a flat here at the time he was a rising star in the music world.