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From conferences, product launches, seminars, tradeshows to executive retreats, there is a near endless list of business shows and events that companies hold throughout the year.
Often, businesses improvise by using their own facilities or offices to accommodate the event. But take a moment to think of the influential people who are going to be present.
Wouldn’t you want to leave a good impression?
And what better way to do that than by making a bold statement?
Instead of always holding events and meetings at your workplace, how about a change of scenery?
Take things a notch higher and find a more presentable yet luxurious and relaxing setting for inspiration. There are numerous prestigious London Hotels where you can host glamorous business events and leave everyone on a high.
Wondering where to host your next business event? Check our compiled list here and choose the recommended hotel that offers exactly what you’re looking for to host your event:
London Hotels Hosting Business Events
1. The Shangri-La Hotel
Renowned for its luxurious, upscale setting, the Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard London is a perfect place for your power business events. They have a wide selection of services including large conference rooms, free Wi-Fi, a restaurant, gym and pool, among other services. It helps a great deal that this hotel is strategically located in the city close to transport links with a gorgeous view over London.
Holding an overnight business event? Why don’t you guarantee your guests exquisite accommodation at the CitizenM hotel? Some of the amenities here include a modern café bar, well-furnished meeting rooms, a 24-hour canteen, free Wi-Fi, and a breathtaking ambience.
Today we sip to you, Your Majesty the Queen. You will be greatly missed by London, the UK, and the world. RIP. pic.twitter.com/IHVYwiFgeM
— citizenM hotels (@citizenM) September 8, 2022
This modernized breed of hotels focuses on a new type of traveller – one who values luxury in central city locations at an affordable price. A new generation of hybrid hotels goes beyond just being a place to sleep, but somewhere to work, relax, and play.
3. Aloft London Excel
Need plenty of space? Whether you are a car manufacturer unveiling new models or a real estate firm showing new developments, the Aloft Excel hotel is a prestigious venue with plenty of event space for anything you need.
4. Claridge’s Mayfair
Nothing says bold better than a business event at the Claridge’s Mayfair hotel. They stock the best champagnes, have the best food, and offer facilities adorned with dazzling art décor.
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— Claridge’s (@ClaridgesHotel) January 9, 2023
They have huge conference rooms, a gym and spa, private meeting rooms and dining rooms, and provide exclusive customer service. This venue is the right choice for a very glamorous business event to showcase jewellery or other luxury products, providing the perfect atmosphere for your customers.
5. Andaz Liverpool Street
The walls, paintings, furniture, music, food, and everything else about this hotel are designed to work together to cultivate a certain mood. A mood that whispers luxury and indulgence.
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— hyatt (@Hyatt) October 21, 2022
The Andaz London Liverpool Street 5-star hotel offers free services to its guests including snacks and drinks, Wi-Fi, access to the fitness centre and local calls among numerous other freebies. Perfect for a brief business event situated directly in the city so ideal for finance, insurance or legal businesses.
6. Ham Yard Hotel
The Ham Yard Hotel presents an ‘all under one roof’ type of service where your guests can find everything in one place.
Treat yourself to our Sleep Retreat at Soholistic Spa at @Ham_Yard this January. Allow our skilled therapists to aid you into a deeper state of relaxation with this comforting spa experience, focused on giving you the best night’s sleep possible. https://t.co/WRtbybMG22 pic.twitter.com/CnroE3v5F0
— Firmdale Hotels (@Firmdale_Hotels) January 21, 2022
This includes curated shops, courtyards, restaurants, meeting rooms, a bar and entertainment. If you intend to entertain your clients after your event or meetings then this is the right place.
7. The Great Northern Hotel
First opened in 1854, The Great Northern Hotel has managed to maintain a level of style, class and elegance that most hotels are unable to.
8. One Aldwych
Don’t look down on this hotel’s minimalist appearance. Everything is intentional. The goal is to attract and focus your attention and that of your guests to the posh finishings.
9. Hoxton Hotel
When you want to find a luxury hotel that is affordable, modern, and conveniently located, then the Hoxton Hotel is your best bet.
— The Hoxton (@thehoxton) August 22, 2021
Ideal for younger businesses that refuse to be left behind even with a lower than usual budget to hold a grand event. Here, you can still accommodate guests, hold a successful function without breaking an arm and a leg financially.
10. The Four Seasons
The Four Seasons Park Lane is one of the landmark Hotels every business would want to be associated with.
Thank you to @thetimes for naming Four Seasons London at Park Lane as one of the ‘best London hotels with a view’ 🏙️ and the best hotel for sightseeing in the city. Read the feature here: https://t.co/sJ14s2rq3q
— Four Seasons London (@FSLondon) October 27, 2022
Holding one of your events here would leave your guests and clients asking questions regarding who you really are and about the company’s operations as this simply proclaims success. You’ve made it when you can host your clients or business partners here.
11. Me by Melia
Having borrowed heavily from the Spanish culture, the Me London The Strand by Melia Hotel is perfect for when you have visitors from Spanish speaking countries attending your scheduled business event.
— Melia Hotels (@MeliaHtlResorts) April 15, 2022
The most intriguing thing about this place is its intricate architecture. This combined with delicious food and drinks is a superb recipe for a successful business event.
The Savoy London Hotel has positioned itself as a centre for both business and pleasure. Why don’t you take advantage of both by holding your event here and accommodating your guests at the hotel too?
Visiting London this January?
Our Savoy Concierge team have compiled a list of all the top events and attractions to explore in the capital this month! 🎉
— The Savoy (@TheSavoyLondon) January 19, 2023
A pricey affair that will not fail to impress. And the famous London musicals are easily accessible when stepping out of the Savoy.
13. L’oscar London
The L’oscar London Hotel is a delight for when you are holding an intimate occasion. With prior and proper planning, you can host a successful business event at this Baroque-style hotel, which was a church in the past, that will be the talk of the town for weeks or even months.
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Situated amongst a grand literary hub, a thriving mix of bars, shops and restaurants, this venue could serve businesses who want to “be different” and slightly mysterious, but also traditional.
14. The Rubens at the Palace
After undergoing massive renovations, the Rubens at the Palace Hotel, which is right next to Buckingham Palace, has become a revered venue for both business and pleasure types of events due to the traditional and grand interior.
Our #LeopardBar caters exclusively for private events, serving up mouthwatering canapés and finger food alongside an array of creative cocktails and an extensive drinks menu.
— Rubens at the Palace (@rubenshotel) December 8, 2022
On top of that, it offers group accommodations and caters to any requirements a business might need. If you’re a traditionalist and also care about sustainability, pick this hotel – your guests will appreciate your eye for detail.
15. The Marylebone
Are you having a good number of young clients attending your event? Then the Marylebone Hotel is where they’ll want to be as they offer various trendy services such as cocktail classes, DJ sessions every weekend as well as fantastic themed events like a Superbowl party.
16. The Landmark London
Come to the Landmark London Hotel ready to spare no cost and expect the best services in return.
— The Landmark London (@landmarklondon) November 6, 2022
They’ve got spacious rooms for meetings and events and serve you and your guests glittery champagne and sample food from international cuisines.
17. Conrad London St. James
The Conrad London St. James’s core mantra is ‘Payless, get more’ and this it seems is what you get once you book to host an event with them.
Next, the couple “checked in” at the @ConradLondonSJ in England. Welcomed with classic British cookies, Jacob and Abbie are given a personalized itinerary for their next visit to the UK. pic.twitter.com/HxUfAZeR0e
— Conrad Hotels (@ConradHotels) October 8, 2020
With the positive reviews from some of their clients, one good look at their facilities, and you’ll easily see why they gather such love and respect from business leaders.
If you were ever at a loss trying to find the best venue fit to accommodate a high-status business event, you now know where in London you are assured to hold impeccable and memorable business meetings.
If you want us to add a suggestion here based on your experience, please get in touch with us!
- Blogger and Educator by Passion | Senior Online Media & PR Strategist at ClickDo Ltd. | Contributor to many Education, Business & Lifestyle Blogs in the United Kingdom & Germany | Summer Course Student at the London School of Journalism and Course Instructor at the SeekaHost University.
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