The Rembrandt Hotel

A favourite of independent business and leisure travellers from all over the world, the 4-star Rembrandt Hotel gets the details right: free WiFi, free English breakfast, a popular lounge bar and restaurant, and discounted use of the adjacent spa and swimming pool at Aquilla Health and Fitness Club. They also promote regular offers online.

As a certificate of excellence winner, they are proud of their TripAdvisor reviews.

Whether you’re seeking great food and drink, a swim and sauna, or afternoon tea after visiting the museums and shops of South Kensington, The Rembrandt has it all. Once apartments for Harrods, the hotel’s 194 smartly designed rooms and suites combine modern furnishings and high technology. WiFi is free in all rooms. Other nice-to-have features include a comfortable work desk, tea and coffee making facilities, and a mini-bar. You can watch local and international channels for free on an interactive flat-screen TV. If you prefer your news the old fashioned way, you can order a newspaper delivered to your door.

Popular with guests, locals and families, The Rembrandt’s Palette Restaurant serves British and international dishes. The highlight is a traditional British lunch carvery served on most days and always on Sunday. This offers a selection of roast meats carved to order by the chef, accompanied by soups, salads, fresh vegetables and delicious desserts. With its warm decor and crackling fire in winter, 1606 Lounge Bar is a cosy space for light meals and cocktails. When the sun is shining, you might prefer the modern, leafy Conservatory Bar. The Rembrandt’s traditional afternoon tea is served between 2.30pm and 6.30pm.

If you are planning a meeting in Knightsbridge or South Kensington, looking for a venue that’s convenient for central London, Heathrow and the M4 – the hotel can help: they can host anything from an executive board meeting to a training seminar or conference for up to 200 delegates.

Each of their six suites, elegantly decorated with a nod to the hotel’s history, features natural daylight and flexible seating arrangements. The suites combine to create two large banqueting halls, Kings Suite and Queens Suite. Kings Suite has a maximum capacity of 250 guests for a reception.WiFi is free and a team of planners will arrange high-tech audiovisual equipment – see their event planning page for technical details. Executive meetings take place in the boardroom, with its comfortable leather seats and contemporary lighting.

They also throw a good party – you can arrange banquets, dinner dances, Christmas parties, anniversaries, birthday celebrations and weddings.

Their chef will work with you to arrange catering for your event, from coffee breaks to working lunches and from cocktail parties to banquets. How about a champagne afternoon tea, or disco with live music and DJs? Guests can stay over afterwards in the 194 comfortable bedrooms, or head home safely thanks to excellent public transport. The concierge can also arrange a taxi service.