The Guardsman

1 Vandon Street, Westminster, London, UK
59 Rooms
Contemporary Classic & Happening
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MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View

Just down the road from Buckingham Palace — hence the name — the Guardsman is one of a new generation of London hotels in the members’-club genre. Its mottled-brick exterior, in sober grey fringed with gold, is nothing if not distinctive, and its interiors draw heavily from several eras, from Art Deco along the way to postmodern British luxury.

Rooms and suites are suitably lavish, though they’re both playful and tasteful about it; the service is devoted, as befits a modern-day members’ club. There is, notably, a total absence of Buckingham Palace kitsch, and the décor is a calming mix of neutrals and gem-toned accents. This is more a luxury hotel than a cheeky boutique, and the finest rooms are luxurious indeed; even the relatively humble singles are as plush as can be, right down to the heated bathroom floors.

The Guardsman’s Dining Room & Bar are open to hotel residents and their guests only, which means you’ll never suffer that modern hotel indignity of being denied a seat at your own hotel; the cuisine is modern British, and changes with the seasons. And no London luxury hotel would be complete without a delightfully over-the-top afternoon tea service….

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The Guardsman
1 Vandon Street, Westminster, London, UK

Amenities & Services

  • Free wi-fi
  • Self service parking (charges apply)
  • Valet parking
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 24 hour front desk
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Library
  • Luggage storage
  • Pet Friendly
  • Pets allowed (charges apply)
  • Cribs (subject to availability)
  • Parking

Need to Know

  • This property doesn't offer extra beds.
  • Eligible Plus reservations: Credits and discounts will be applied at check-out in local currency unless otherwise noted. Credits are valid toward incidentals only and will be forfeited if not used.
Check in: 14:00
Check out: 12:00

Credit cards accepted

Sustainability Measures and Certifications

We ask every hotel in our selection how they are working to make a positive impact on the planet and in their community. This hotel has confirmed the following measures are in place.
Guest Rooms and Public Spaces
  • Conserves energy when rooms are empty
  • Uses renewable energy
  • Uses energy-efficient heating and cooling
  • Uses energy-efficient lighting
  • Cleans with eco-friendly products
  • Stocks eco-friendly shampoo and soap
  • Gives guests the option to reuse linens and towels
  • No single-use plastic straws
  • No single-use plastic toiletries
  • No single-use plastics
  • Sources produce from local farms
  • Creates seasonal menus from locally sourced produce
  • Offers vegan menu options
  • Composts food waste
  • Reduces food waste
Community and Environment
  • Purchases from locally owned businesses
  • Hires locally with fair wages, benefits, and advancement
  • Actively supports the needs of the local community
  • Trains staff in sustainability best practices
  • Trains staff in local cultural heritage
  • Provides volunteer opportunities for guests and staff
  • Restores and protects natural ecosystems and wildlife
  • Measures and reduces water waste
  • Measures and reduces carbon emissions

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