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Press quotes

Combining gorgeous luxury spa treatments to creamy cakes, it’s little wonder that The Spatisserie has become London’s chicest tea spot. A city-centre haven – Stylist

The ultimate staycation – for wining and dining your overseas friends and family: The Dorchester – The Times LUXX

Vogue Australia’s London base, The Dorchester hotel. You can’t swing a Birkin bag without hitting, well, another Birkin bag in the foyer – Vogue Australia

The Dorchester: One of London’s most iconic hotels, The Dorchester offers more than just a prestigious address …and features one of London’s most exquisite private dining rooms, The Krug Room – Square Meal Venues & Events 2011

One of the capital’s finest Chinese restaurants…China Tang would get full marks for decor alone, but the food lives up to its starry surroundings – Time Out’s Best Restaurants Guide 2011

The Grill at The Dorchester: More fun than any hotel dining room has the right to be… – Time Out’s Best Restaurants Guide 2011

For us, the Dorchester has pulled ahead this year: superb restaurants, skillful but friendly service and that unbeatable location overlooking Hyde Park – The Daily Telegraph

Traditional, opulent, comforting – but with a little bit of OTT glitz thrown in too….Service is impeccable, a valet will unpack your suitcase on request, leaving you time to enjoy feeling cosseted – Tatler Spa Guide 2011

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The Dorchester's awards and accolades

Awards & accolades

World Travel Awards 2015

The Dorchester is awarded the 22nd Annual World Travel Awards’ ™ “World’s Leading City Hotel 2015”

Condé Nast Traveller, 2015 Readers’ Choice

The Dorchester was recognised in the category ‘Best Hotels in the United Kingdom’.

Michelin Guide 2015
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester sustained its three Michelin stars.

21st Annual World Travel Awards 2014
The Dorchester shortlisted for the following categories: ‘Europe’s Leading Hotel’, England’s Leading Conference Hotel’ and ‘England’s Leading Hotel’.

Acorn Awards 2014
The Dorchester’s designer florist, Philip Hammond has been awarded the 2014 Acorn Award, recognised as a future star of hospitality.

Elite Traveler 100 Best Restaurants 2014
The Dorchester ranked 54th in the 2014 ‘100 Best Restaurants’ Guide,

London Lifestyle Awards 2014
The Dorchester shortlisted for ‘Hotel of the Year’.

Saveur Culinary Travel Award 2014
The Dorchester awarded expert’s choice in the ‘Best In Room Dining’ category.

2013

Fodors 100 Hotel Awards 2013
The Dorchester chosen for the 2013 ‘100 Hotel Awards’ in the ‘Enduring Classics’ category.

Forbes Travel Guide 2013
The Dorchester, along with its sister London property, 45 Park Lane, awarded the highest Five-Star Award and are two of only six hotels in London to receive the recommendation, and only 82 in the world.

Forbes Travel Guide 2013
The Dorchester Spa awarded Four Stars.

MICE Report 2013
The Dorchester Spa shortlisted for ‘Best Conference Venue’.

Tea Guild’s Top London Afternoon Tea
The Dorchester recognised with an Award of Excellence 2012

Toptable Top 100 Restaurants 2013
The Dorchester voted into the ‘Top 100 UK Restaurants’ by Toptable diners.

2012

Condé Nast Traveler (US)
Gold List 2012

Professional Beauty Awards 2012
The Dorchester Spa shortlisted for 2012’s Professional Beauty Awards ‘Day Spa of the Year’.

Condé Nast Traveller (UK)
The Dorchester included within the annual Gold List, within the ‘Best for Rooms’ category

Harper’s Bazaar Travel Guide 2012
The Dorchester’s butler services highlighted within Fashion Director, Gabrielle Hackworthy’s travel tips page.

Professional Beauty Awards 2012
The Dorchester Spa shortlisted for 2012’s Professional Beauty Awards ‘Day Spa of the Year’.

You & Your Wedding Venue Guide
The Dorchester included within the Venue Guide as one of the London’s finest spots for traditional luxe.

Zagat 2012
– Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester number 16 in Most Popular; included in Top Food (received a 27 for cuisine); included in Top Décor (received a 26);
included in Top Service (received a 26). Also mentioned for Private Rooms.
– China Tang at The Dorchester mentioned for Private Rooms.

2011

London Lifestyle Awards 2011

The Dorchester shortlisted for ‘Best Hotel’.

Bartenders’ Choice Awards 2011
The Dorchester shortlisted for ‘Best International Cocktail Bar’.

The Sunday Times Travel Readers’ Awards 2011
The Dorchester shortlisted for ‘Best UK City Hotel’

European Hospitality Awards 2011
Mr. Fasel awarded ‘Hotelier of the Year’. These annual awards recognise excellence in hotel development & management.

London Lifestyle Award
Ian Carmichael, Royston Blythe at The Dorchester, nominated Hairdresser of the Year 2011

Conde Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2011 The Dorchester included within the publication’s annual awards’ ‘The World’s Top 100’ and in the lead for service/staff within the ‘UK Business Hotels’ category

London Lifestyle Award
The Dorchester shortlisted for Hotel of the Year 2011

Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Wine List Awards 2011
Newcomer to the list, The Grill at The Dorchester’s wine list awarded an ‘Award of Excellence’

Flame of Hope Award
The Dorchester awarded a Flame of Hope award from Cancer Research UK 2011

Best Employers in Hospitality Awards 2011
The Dorchester ranked in the Top 30 Best Employers in Hospitality 2011 England & Wales

Catey Awards 2011
The Dorchester shortlisted for Hotel of the Year (Group)

UK Bartenders Guild
Bruno Do Nascimento wins National Champion 2011

Acorn Awards 2011
Laura Prentice, Head of Group & Event Sales, receives an Acorn Award.

Tea Guild’s Top London Afternoon Tea
The Dorchester recognized with an Award of Excellence 2011

Zagat Survey 2011
Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester announced as one of the top 6 ‘Top Food’ restaurants & top 5 ‘Top Service’ restaurants