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The Cadogan – Belmond’s Top-Notch Modern Aristocrat in London.

Nestled in the heart of Chelsea, London, The Cadogan, a Belmond Hotel, stands as an emblem of timeless luxury and unparalleled elegance. From its prestigious location to its impeccable service and world-class amenities, this high-end establishment is an experience of opulence like no other.

A GLIMPSE INTO LUXURY

At The Cadogan, luxury is not just a word; it’s a way of life. From the moment you step through its doors, you are transported into a world where every detail is meticulously curated to offer an unforgettable experience.

The Cadogan, a Belmond Hotel, in Chelsea, London, is a beacon of high-end luxury. With its exceptional location, sumptuous style, tantalizing food and beverages, plush rooms, impeccable service, and unique features, it promises an experience that transcends the ordinary.

For those seeking top-notch luxury with a very intimate (boutique) vibe, The Cadogan is an unrivaled choice that guarantees a stay that will remain etched in your memory forever.

LOCATION

The Cadogan Hotel, which first opened in 1887 before it became part of Belmond in 2019, shines on 75 Sloane Street, between the upper-class areas of Chelsea and Knightsbridge. All within 5 minutes’ walk to Harrods.

The hotel enjoys a prime location alongside Chelsea’s chic boutiques, art galleries historical attractions and mansions that the area is known for. The stunning and cozy Sloane Square is on the doorstep, and this area peaceful and residential.

The Cadogan offers a captivating view of the expansive and exclusive Cadogan Place Gardens, providing a wonderful benefit where guests are granted keys to access its grounds, allowing them to enjoy leisurely picnics, relaxing walks, and tennis matches on the two available courts, as if they were Chelsea locals.

LUXURIOUS STYLE

The Cadogan exudes a sense of timeless elegance. Its Victorian façade and historic charm marries British charm, all seamlessly blend with contemporary sophistication and a touch of modern. The grandeur serve as a homage to its rich history, while the interior boasts a stylish and chic design that exudes refinement

The interiors are a harmonious marriage of classic British design and modern comforts, creating an atmosphere of utmost refinement. The opulent decor, carefully selected art pieces, and sumptuous furnishings leave an indelible impression.

The hotel has undergone a complete reconstruction, yet it retains its essence as an exclusive and trendy destination in Chelsea. The newly designed lobby exudes a sense of serenity and brightness, adorned with domestic-style café curtains, and enriched with a captivating painting by Simon Casson, portraying Sir Hans Sloane and his daughter Elizabeth, the founders of the Cadogan Estates. This artistic representation adds a touch of history to the contemporary ambiance.

An elegant salon lies beyond the lobby, serving as a delightful venue for breakfast, afternoon tea, and aperitif. It provides a tranquil alternative to the vibrant Bar, where locals gather for drinks and light fare.

RICH HISTORY

The history of The Cadogan, a Belmond Hotel, is a rich tapestry of tradition and elegance, with a legacy that spans over a century. The hotel is steeped in historical significance and has played host to numerous distinguished guests.

One of the most famous and flamboyant guests of The Cadogan was the renowned Irish playwright and poet, Oscar Wilde. In fact, it was at The Cadogan where Oscar Wilde was arrested in April 1895. His stay and subsequent arrest at the hotel have become an indelible part of its history. The suite in which Oscar Wilde was arrested became very popular and you can still imagining him in the red chair behind the fireplace, sipping a glass of champagne.

Another celebrated figure who frequented The Cadogan was Lillie Langtry, a famous actress and socialite of her time. In 1895, she made an arrangement with the hotel, selling it with the condition that she could continue to reside there and host guests without charge. Today, her former residence serves as an exclusive entrance for the hotel’s VIP’s, maintaining the original mosaic flooring and staircase. Furthermore, her elegantly paneled dining room has been seamlessly incorporated into the hotel’s renowned Adam Handling restaurant.

 

ROOMS & SUITES

The Cadogan’s 54 rooms including 39 suites are a sanctuary of luxury and comfort, all very stylish yet homely. Each one is uniquely designed, featuring a blend of contemporary amenities and classic British aesthetics. From the finest linens to the latest technology, no detail is spared. Many rooms offer enchanting views of the private Cadogan Gardens, providing a serene escape from the bustling city. All guests are treated to unparalleled personal service.

All rooms have special pieces of art and antiques, decorated with crystals and luxury coffee table books. The bathroom of the Royal Suite (Room 118) has an absolute WOW-factor and is very Instagrammable. Featuring bold marble accents, complete with a corner bathtub that offers picturesque views of Sloane Street, Pont Street, and the lush Cadogan Square Gardens. This Royal Suite is also home to the story of Oscar Wilde, where he faced his arrest in 1895.

If this wasn’t enough, you can hire your own top floor which consist of a 7-penthouse suite, starting at from £17,000 per night.

CULINARY DELIGHTS

Dining at The Cadogan is a journey of culinary mastery. Inspired by the former glamorous resident, Lillie Langtry, the hotel’s signature restaurant The LaLee’s offers sophisticated European cuisine. The menu reflects the refined tastes and seduced Lilly on het travels. Within the restaurant, you have several seating options. From a café-restaurant gatsby atmosphere to maison dining.

Within The Cadogan lounge, the famous afternoon tea is served by Chef Patissier Benoit Blin and brings out the best of the quintessential British concept–but this time, with a French twist.

IMPECCABLE SERVICE

Service at The Cadogan is a class apart. The staff prides themselves on providing a personalized, discreet, and anticipatory service that caters to your every need. Whether it’s arranging private chauffeurs, securing coveted theater tickets, or ensuring your preferences are met, the commitment to making your stay exceptional is unwavering.

The Cadogan offers exclusive experiences, including private shopping tours, curated art walks, and behind-the-scenes access to some of London’s most iconic attractions, providing an insider’s perspective on the city.

 

TO SUMMARIZE

 

LOCATION
Prime location in the middle of Sloane Street, between the upper-class areas of Chelsea and Knightsbridge. Within 5 minutes’ walk to Harrods.

RATES
Double rooms from £650, year-round.

ROOMS
The Cadogan’s 54 rooms including 39 suites are a sanctuary of luxury and comfort, all very stylish yet homely.

STYLE
The Cadogan exudes a sense of timeless elegance. Its Victorian façade and historic charm marries British charm, all seamlessly blend with contemporary sophistication and a touch of modern.

FOOD
Sophisticated European cuisine including afternoon tea.

X FACTOR
A world class team of Clef D’or concierges to design special experiences. And one of the best perks if you ask me; access to two Private Gardens: Tennis courts, picnic menu, personal trainer and yoga coach.

BOOK TO PACK
“Big Magic” by Gilbert Elizabeth.

The Cadogan, A Belmond Hotel
75 Sloane St, London
SW1X 9SG
United Kingdom
+44 20 7048 7141
belmond.com/the-cadogan
 
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