Awards

Recent Awards

The Lanesborough has received a host of awards and accolades over the years which are testimony to the dedication and professionalism of our team.

2020

Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Award
No. 1 in London and England, U.S. News & World Report 
No. 2 in Europe, U.S. News & World Report 
Gold Medal, 2020 Best Hotels Rankings, U.S. News & World Report
The 2020 Gold List, Conde Nast Traveler

2019

England's Best Hotel Spa, World Spa Awards
The Best Luxury Boutique Hotel in London, Luxury Lifestyle Awards
Best Luxury Hotel 2019 - Central London, Hotel & Spa Awards hosted by LUX Life Magazine
No. 1 Hotel in London, Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards (read more here)

2018

Best Spa in London, Good Spa Guide Awards
England's Best Hotel Spa, World Spa Awards
World's Most Luxurious Hotels, Forbes Travel Guide
No. 1 Hotel in London, Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
The Lanesborough Club & Spa: Best for VIPs, Tatler Gym Awards 2018
Conde Nast Traveler 2018: Readers’ Choice Awards - #17 Top Hotel in London
5th Best UK Business Hotel, Condé Nast Traveller Readers' Awards 2018
Top 100 Hotels in the World, World's Best Hotels, Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards
England's Leading Luxury Hotel 2018, World Travel AwardsBest Spa Concept, The Lanesborough Club & Spa, Gala Spa Awards
Best Of Award of Excellence, Céleste wine list, Wine Spectator
5 Bubble Luxury, The Lanesborough Club & Spa, Good Spa Guide

2017

Hotel of the Year shortlist, Virtuoso
Top Hotel in London shortlist, Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
Best Europe Hotel, Porthole Cruise Magazine
World's Best New Hotel Spa, World Spa Awards
England’s Leading Luxury Hotel, World Travel Awards

2016

Awarded 5 stars by Forbes Travel Guide 2016
4th Best Hotel in London, Travel + Leisure
7th Best City Hotel in Europe, Travel + Leisure
88th Best Hotel in the World, Travel + Leisure
Featured in 'The Hotel List', Condé Nast Traveller
Best Luxury Hotel Reopening, Luxury Travel Advisor
Michelin Star, Céleste at The Lanesborough
Cognac Drinks List of the Year, Imbibe Magazine
Best Hotel in Europe, US News & World Report

2014

Number 1 London Hotel, Travel and Leisure 2014
Top Hotels in the World, Condé Nast Traveler’s Gold List

2013

Best Hotels in 100 Cities by Robb Report
Awarded 5 Stars by Forbes Travel Guide
Best Cigar Terrace of the Year (The Garden Room), Spectator Award
Best Night's Sleep in Britain by Porthole Cruise Magazine

2012

Number 2 Hotel in Europe by World's Best Hotels, Institutional Investor
Voted England's Leading Hotel by World Travel Awards
UK Tea Council 2012: Award of Excellence
Voted Best London Accommodation by Porthole Cruise Magazine

2011

World Travel Awards 2011: "England's Leading Hotel"
Craft Guild of Chefs Award 2011: Tal Hausen "Best Pastry Chef Of The Year"
UK Tea Council 2011: Award of Excellence
Voted Best Location in the UK by Conde Nast Traveller "Worlds' Best Hotels" Gold List 2011
Voted Best London Accommodation by Porthole Cruise Magazine 2011

2010

Travel + Leisure 2010: Number One Small City Hotel in Europe
UK Tea Council 2010: Award of Excellence
Michelin Star 2010: One Michelin Star- Apsleys, a Heinz Beck Restaurant
Porthole's editor-in-chief Awards 2010: Best London Accommodations

2009

The Imbibe Hotel Bar Awards 2009: The Garden Bar - Best New Hotel Bar in the U.K
Archant London 2009: The Library Bar- Best Late Night Bar
Conde Nast Traveler 2009: Best International Urban Hotel
UK Tea Council 2009: Award of Excellence

2008 and before

The World's Best Hotels 2008: World's Best 100 Hotels
Conde Nast Traveler 2008: Readers’ Choice Awards - Best UK Leisure Hotels
Forbes Travel 2008: Europe's 50 Best Hotels
UK Tea Council 2008: Best Afternoon Tea in London
UK Tea Council 2007: Award of Excellence
Class Bar Awards 2007: Best Classic Bar
Travel +Leisure 2006: Top 50 Hotels in Europe
Travel + Leisure 2006: Best Travel Finds
Conde Nast Traveler 2006: Gold List for Best Service
CNBC European Business 2006: UK's Leading Hotel
UK Tea Council 2006: Award of Excellence
Travel + Leisure Magazine 2005: #1 Hotel in London
Conde Nast Traveller 2005: Best for Ambience & Design
Institutional Investor Magazine 2005: #1 Hotel in London
UK Tea Council 2005: Best Afternoon Tea in London