The Goring Hotel is a boutique hotel located in the centre of London, England, within 300 metres of Green Park and Buckingham Palace. Westminster Abbey and Trafalgar Square are one mile away, and Victoria Tube Station is at a 100 metre distance. Hotel Features.
The Goring is housed in a brick townhouse dating from the turn of the century, and extends to a private garden with terrace area where guests can relax with a cocktail. The hotel's public rooms are characterised by ornate marble fireplaces, stuccoed ceilings and antique and leather furnishings. Guests can enjoy complimentary membership to Victoria's LA Fitness Club, and ask the 24 hour multilingual concierge service for sightseeing advice. Further amenities include 24 hour room service and dry cleaning facilities.
The Dining Room at The Goring is designed by Viscount Linley, and serves classic British dishes beneath Swarovski crystal chandeliers. The hotel also houses a bar, with a veranda, serving light meals throughout the day and traditional English afternoon tea.
The hotel offers four individual private dining and meeting rooms, and an IT room with a printer, copier and scanner. Guestrooms.
The 71 air conditioned guestrooms at The Goring are traditionally decorated with rich patterned fabrics and dark wood furnishings. Bathrooms have bathrobes, slippers and Molten Brown toiletries. Amenities include Internet connections, satellite television with pay movies, safes and daily complimentary copies of The Times newspaper. Expert Tip.
Covent Garden, located 1.5 miles from the hotel, is awash with street performers, trendy shops and buzzing nightlife. Head to the main market square for live theatre and the historic Opera House. Also check out the clothes shops on Neal Street, and catch a show at the Cambridge Theatre or Donmar Warehouse, both located at Seven Dials.
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From London Heathrow Airport (LHR):
Distance to The Goring is 15 miles, approximately 90 minutes' drive.
Getting there. The Heathrow Express train is the quickest way into London. It departs from the airport every 15 minutes, and takes 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station in central London. The journey is non stop and costs 14.50 GBP. Paddington is on the Hammersmith and City, District and Circle, and Bakerloo lines of London's Underground (Tube). On arriving in Paddington, take the District and Circle line, alighting at Victoria. Additionally, the airport is on the Piccadilly line of the Underground, which runs directly to Kings Cross, Leicester Square, Knightsbridge, and Green Park underground stations. The journey to central London takes approximately one hour, and trains depart every 10 minutes. A one day travel pass costs 6.30 GBP, including travel to Heathrow (in zone 6). Black taxis cost approximately 50 GBP to central London. Coaches operate to London Victoria and the rest of the UK, and the airport is also served by local buses. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The London Underground (Tube) and buses are the easiest ways to travel within London. Single tickets are expensive, but an electronic Oyster card offers a cheaper fare. Oyster cards can be purchased from ticket offices for 3 GBP (refundable). Daily or weekly travel passes are the most economical way to travel, and are valid on buses, trams, trains, and DLR, as well as on the Underground. Black taxis are available on the streets, but can be expensive. Driving is not recommended for visitors and a congestion charge zone is operated in central London.