The living room inside the Oliver Messel Suite at The Dorchester

Signature Suite

The Oliver Messel Suite

Iconic grandeur dressed in a lavish rhapsody of magical splendour. The suite of suites, designed by Oliver Messel, and adored by a shimmering history of illustrious guests.

Design feature:
For those with an eye for the spectacular
City View:
Charming and expansive terrace with views of the London skyline
Theatrical touches and gold bathroom details
Beautiful details in the Oliver Messel Suite at The Dorchester including traditionally patterned curtains

Theatre of dreams

Featuring exquisitely painted panels and doors, yellow silk walls and bronzework pillars, this suite evokes a feeling of being in one of the world’s most captivating – and comfortable – stage sets.

Oliver messel suite detail at The Dorchester London

Lavish luxury

Much has been written about this famous bathroom. The scalloped, gold toilet seat sets the tone for an extraordinarily beautiful room where bathing feels like a something out of a film. The rest you must discover for yourself.

Oliver Messel Suite bathroom at The Dorchester
Stunning views across London from the Oliver Messel Suite Balcony at The Dorchester

Spectacular views

From the large outside terrace, this suite overlooks the classic architecture of Mayfair.


The artist and designer

Oliver Messel was an English artist and theatrical stage designer whose dazzling style is a cherished part of life at The Dorchester, a moment of fantasy to lift the spirits.

Portrait of Oliver Messel in the Oliver Messel Suite at The Dorchester


We balance the historic importance of this suite with utterly modern comfort. The latest technology and your own butler await.
  • 133m²/1431ft²
  • King-size bed
  • Welcome bottle of Krug Grande Cuvée NV champagne
  • Terrace with views of the London skyline
  • Butler service
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Air-conditioning
  • Fresh flowers in your suite
  • Shoe shine to a ‘Royal Household’ standard on request
  • A change of clothes beautifully pressed on request
  • Exquisite bed linen
  • Chauffeured return car transfers to local airports and London mainline train stations
  • Bang & Olufsen BeoVision flat-screen TV with Sky box
  • Discreet unpacking and packing service
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • One-bedroom suite
  • Connecting room available
  • Still and sparkling water replenished daily
  • Deluxe Aromatherapy Associates bathroom range
  • Complimentary water upon turndown
  • A selection of online UK and international newspapers and magazines
  • Your morning newspaper
  • Complimentary guest experiences


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You deserve more than just a superb night’s sleep. The Dorchester has incredible restaurants to delight all tastes and an award-winning spa, waiting to soothe body and mind.
Meet, learn, discover

Complimentary guest experiences

Within these walls we have so much to share, and our passionate employees are eager to welcome you to their world. As a valued guest, we invite you, with our compliments, to learn all the stories, secrets and magical moments that shape who we are as a hotel. To learn more, please contact [email protected]

Inside the Spatisserie Restaurant at the Dorchester

The Spatisserie

To finish a spa day in style or simply enjoy a spot of peaceful indulgence, we like to remind our guests that ‘a little of what you love is good for you.’

Inside the Alan Ducasse Restaurant at The Dorchester

Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester

Three Michelin stars and an unforgettable ‘wow’ factor. Shimmering design and passionate care deliver exquisitely prepared masterpieces to remember forever.

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