Stay in the heart of London Excellent location - show map

You're eligible for a Genius discount at The Royal Horseguards! To save at this property, all you have to do is sign in.

Between the River Thames and Trafalgar Square, this beautiful 5-star hotel has a luxurious mix of history and modern style. It has a restaurant, a gym (closed due to Covid-19) and river views.

It is a Grade I listed building that overlooks the London Eye, just a short walk from the National Gallery. It also edges onto Covent Garden and Theatreland.

Bedrooms offer Victorian elegance and modern features, including free Wi-Fi, Elemis toiletries, a 49-inch LCD TV, and free mineral water.

The peaceful One Twenty One Two Restaurant at Royal Horseguards Hotel features fine food and wine. There is also an outdoor terrace for al fresco dining

This is our guests' favourite part of London, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

The Royal Horseguards has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 5 Nov 2009.

Missing some information?
Brilliant!

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of London, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free


Availability

When would you like to stay at The Royal Horseguards?

Check-in date
Check-out date
 
Approximate prices in GBP for a 1-night stay
Loading dates...
Sleeps Room type Price
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 1
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Standard Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Deluxe Twin Room
  • 2 single beds
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Deluxe King Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
River View Room King Bed
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Garden View King Room
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
The Library Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
The Apartment Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Royal Horseguards Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Tower Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Waterloo Suite
  • 1 extra-large double bed
Something went wrong. Please try again later.
Lock in a great price for your upcoming stay

Get instant confirmation with FREE cancellation on most rooms!

4 reasons to choose The Royal Horseguards

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English

Got a question?

Find more information in the questions and answers. Still need info? Send your own question to the property below.

About The Royal Horseguards

Welcoming Booking.com guests since 5 Nov 2009

The property usually replies within a few days

Thanks! You will receive an email as soon as the property has answered your question.

  • e.g. if have to cancel due to coronavirus and advice from government will room be refunded even if non refundable room booked

    Good Morning, Thank you for your enquiry. If you are unable to travel, as per communication form our head office, we can offer you a grace period of 12 months to use the credit towards a future booking. Please note we cannot guarantee the same rates will be available as we work with a daily pricing structure. If the rate for the new dates is higher you will only have to pay the difference. If the rate for the new dates is lower the hotel will retain the original amount. You will need to notify your supplier and the hotel prior to the arrival date. With kind regards, Asma


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 12 March 2020
  • Are the mattresses clean ?

    Yes.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: River View Room Double Bed • Answered on 15 October 2019
  • I’ve requested a room for two adults and one child (4 years) this room came up but it only has a double bed. It says additional beds are £60 pppn?

    Good Afternoon, Thank you for your message. The rooms that can accommodate 3 guests are our king rooms. These rooms are large enough for us to place a roll away bed in them. The extra bed is free of charge for children under the age of 16. Let us know if we can be of any further help. With kind regards, Asma


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Deluxe King Room • Answered on 28 January 2020
  • Hi there, I’m asking if you do Military discount as I serving in the Royal Navy and would like to stay at your residence. Many thanks.

    I am so sorry to let you know we do not.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 30 July 2021
  • Can this room accommodate 2 adults and our 5 year old son and baby can share our bed.

    Hi, No more than 2 guests are allowed to occupy any standard room. Regards, Reservation team


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Standard Double Room • Answered on 29 December 2020
  • Hi. What type of room should I book online if we require an accessible room for a disabled guest?

    Hello, should you require an accessible room please book a Double Guest Room, and in the notes/messages request an accessible room.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 28 March 2021
  • Does this have a balcony and will this room give a view of the city and the London eye?

    It does have a view of The London Eye but none of the balconies in the property can be accessed.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: River View Room Double Bed • Answered on 9 May 2021
  • Can you sit on the balcony

    Neither of the balconies are accessible in our building.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Deluxe King Room • Answered on 2 March 2021
  • Hi, Do you have any rooms with balcony? Thank you.

    Good evening, We do have rooms with balconies however due to Health and Safety reasons, you are unable to go out onto them. Kind regards, Katy Ikeda Reception Manager


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 29 December 2020
  • is it possible to check in any early than 3pm .

    We cannot guarantee early check-in, they depend on availability. We can hold your luggage though.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 15 September 2021
  • River views?

    Good Afternoon, No, the deluxe king room does not have a river view. It has a city view, overlooking historical buildings. If you wish to have a river view, you need to book a King river view room.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Deluxe King Room • Answered on 4 November 2019
  • Can you see the Thames from the room?

    No you cannot see the river from room.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Deluxe Twin Room • Answered on 1 December 2020
  • Hi We will be guests in early March. Is there a hair dryer in the room? Thanking you in advance

    Yes, every room has a hair dryer.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 20 January 2020
  • Is the fitness centre open to hotel guests?

    Thank you for your question. Yes, our Fitness centre is open for Hotel guests.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 13 October 2021
  • Can you access a riverview room by stairs as my husband doesn't like lifts as he is claustrophobic thanks

    Hello, Yes, it is possible to access River view rooms by the stairs, however please be advice that all the river view rooms are located on our highest floors starting from the 6th floor. Kind regards Front of House Team


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Double Room with Garden View • Answered on 30 August 2021
  • Hi, will be traveling to London in January 2020 with a 1 year old, wondering if there the hotel has a crib? thank you

    Good Morning, Yes, the hotel has cribs that we place in the room free of charge. With kind regards Asma


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 8 November 2019
  • We’re interested in booking a room with a fireworks view for Dec 31st if you have a recommendation for room type. Thank you, Craig

    Hi Craig, For the fireworks view we offer Garden View and River View Rooms, both facing the fireworks. Kind regards, Lisa


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 25 February 2021
  • does it sleep 2 adults 2 children

    Thank you for the question, unfortunately, our rooms do not accommodate 4 people, we suggest two interconnecting rooms be booked in this occaion.


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: River View Room King Bed • Answered on 13 October 2021
  • Hello, We are interested in taking our small team to your hotel for two days of business planning. Are there spaces available to reserve for holding a business planning session? In particular, are there spaces with couches and a table with chairs? Any whiteboards or easels for mapping out plans?

    Good morning, We do have meeting space at the hotel, if you would like us to send you a quote please could you email your requirements to events.royalhorseguards@glhhotels.com and the team will come back to you with prices and availability. Thanks


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Answered on 20 September 2021
  • Hello, which payments do you accept please ? Thank you.

    Hi, Nowadays we accept credit cards and bank transfer. Regards, Reception team


    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer not helpful

    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room • Answered on 5 March 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Playhouse Theatre
    0.1 miles
  • Banqueting House
    0.1 miles
  • Whitehall Palace
    0.1 miles
  • Victoria Embankment
    0.1 miles
  • Trafalgar Studios
    0.1 miles
  • Horse Guards Parade at Whitehall
    0.1 miles
  • Nelson's Column
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Trafalgar Square
    0.2 miles
  • London Eye
    0.3 miles
  • Savoy Theatre
    0.3 miles
  • Big Ben
    0.4 miles
  • Houses of Parliament
    0.5 miles
  • Piccadilly Circus
    0.5 miles
  • Buckingham Palace
    0.8 miles
  • Tower of London
    2.1 miles
  • O2 Arena
    5.5 miles
  • Wembley Stadium
    7.5 miles
Natural beauty
  • River The Thames
    0 miles
Public transport
  • Metro Embankment Underground Station
    0.1 miles
  • Train Charing Cross Station
    0.1 miles
  • Metro Charing Cross
    0.2 miles
Closest airports
  • London City Airport
    7.5 miles
  • London Heathrow Airport
    14.3 miles
  • London Gatwick Airport
    24.1 miles
How to get to The Royal Horseguards from London Heathrow Airport
    Public transport
    Parking available
Are you missing any information about this area?
Brilliant!
1 restaurant on site

    One Twenty One Two Restaurant

    Cuisine: British

Facilities of The Royal Horseguards
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge