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The bygone era is back at this golden-age London boutique

When it comes to the art of living luxuriously, The Franklin is the grand master. Exquisitely opulent and effortlessly chic, it rekindles the spirit of La Belle Époque London – reinvented for the modern era. Elegant and romantic too, from the moment you step inside, it will sweep you off your feet.

At first glance, The Franklin is a grand English townhouse. But there’s nothing textbook about this one-off retreat. Interior design blends contemporary British style with Parisian flair, and Gatsby-era influences within the bar – with its mirror walls and mixologist-made martinis. On-the-ball service comes courtesy of Les Clefs d’Or concierges, while a snug library and showpiece hammam welcome you back after a day spent out and about in London.   

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The luxury stores of Knightsbridge are just a hop, skip and jump from The Franklin’s front door. But to see London in true golden-age style, slip inside a classic Rolls-Royce or Jaguar limousine. Nothing quite compares to seeing the skyline, galleries, palaces and royal parks on a balmy day from a 1920s car with the roof down.  


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35 Rooms |  5 Floors |  1 Restaurant | 

4.7 /5

359 reviews

City

City Centre

Fine

Fine Dining

Pet

Pet Friendly

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Ratings

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Global Rating

4.7 /5

4.7

359 reviews

INVITED Rating

4.8 /5
4.5 /5
Tripadvisor score 4.5

4.5

205 reviews

INVITED Reviews

100 %

of reviewers would recommend this hotel


5

Charmig hotel with good location

We especially enjoyed the fantastic breakfast

By Bengt Nov ’22 Trip Type Friends


5

Perfect. The only reservation is that the room service food was a bit bland.

I didn't use the restaurant itself or the leisure facilities and so cannot say.

By Simon Apr ’22 Trip Type Couple


5

Excellent hotel

Great hotel. Excellent service and breakfast

By Marc-Henri Aug ’21 Trip Type Couple


The Franklin, United Kingdom

4.8

(based on 6 reviews)

100 %

of reviewers would recommend this hotel


5

Charmig hotel with good location

We especially enjoyed the fantastic breakfast

By Bengt Nov ’22 Trip Type Friends


5

Perfect. The only reservation is that the room service food was a bit bland.

I didn't use the restaurant itself or the leisure facilities and so cannot say.

By Simon Apr ’22 Trip Type Couple


5

Excellent hotel

Great hotel. Excellent service and breakfast

By Marc-Henri Aug ’21 Trip Type Couple


5

super location ,lovely hotel

delightful boutique hotel, friendly service, excellent breakfast. Great position, lovely room. Shame we had to ask for a coffee machine, which should have been available in our room.

By Vivienne Aug ’21 Trip Type Couple


5

Great stay in London

The location, the facilities and specially the staff made my stay unforgettable.

By Antonio Nov ’19 Trip Type Couple


4

Good value Knightsbridge Hotel

Warm welcome, comfortable room, providing all you need for a pleasant stay.

By Jayne Mar ’19 Trip Type Friends


Key Features

Parking
Parking
Pet
Pet Friendly
Restaurant
Restaurant
Room
Room service
Bar
Bar
Free
Free Wi-Fi

All Hotel Features and Services

  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Doctor on call
  • Turndown service
  • Laundry service
  • Valet parking
  • Gym
  • Aerobics Classes
  • Personal trainer

All Hotel Features and Services

  • Concierge desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Doctor on call
  • Turndown service
  • Laundry service
  • Valet parking
  • Gym
  • Aerobics Classes
  • Personal trainer
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning
  • Elevators
  • Bar
  • Family friendly
  • Fire safety compliant
  • Full service housekeeping
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Security
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Massage services
  • Pets not allowed

Food And Drinks

Bold monochrome décor and velvet furnishings create an elegant backdrop to dining at The Franklin Restaurant by Alfredo Russo. With just a handful of tables and garden views, breakfast here is relaxed and dinner romantic. The menus are the brainchild of celebrated chef Alfredo Russo – shining a light on seasonal ingredients in true Italian style.

The Franklin Restaurant by Alfredo Russo

Served Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Gourmets from London and abroad now consider the Franklin Restaurant to be an essential destination. Here diners can enjoy a superb gastronomic experience created by Michelin-starred chef Alfredo Russo. Choose from a menu that includes delightfully simple and Italian inspired elegant dishes like steamed octopus- bean soup with seafood and lamb casserole with roasted carrots and liquorice radish. The Afternoon Tea at The Franklin is a well-known experience that you should not miss.

The Franklin Bar

The Franklin Bar is an elegant Cocktail and Champagne bar lined with mirrored walls in a Great Gatsby 1920s style. The essence of glamour- it is the perfect place to wind down before dinner or enjoy a cocktail created by a skilled mixologist. It serves 7 different Champagnes- by the glass or the bottle- and boasts 22 types of gin on its extensive list of cocktails. A menu of aperitif accompaniments will tempt guests to indulge in Alfredo Russo culinary masterpieces.

Spa

The wellbeing of each guest is a priority at The Franklin: the hotel features a spectacular Hammam and a fitness studio with state of the art Technogym equipment. You can even book in for a private session with a personal trainer to the stars! The Hempel-designed, residents-only Hammam treatment room is situated on the lower ground floor, offering a tempting retreat for guests. The handmade crystal doors set the tone for an elegant environment, enriched by a super sophisticated illumination system. Specialist treatments are available on request.

Location of your stay

Hotel Address

The Franklin

24 Egerton Gardens

Knightsbridge

London

SW3 2DB

England

United Kingdom

Check in:

1500

Check out:

1100

What3words location:

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Where is it?

13 miles to airport City Airport

15 miles to airport Heathrow Airport

37 miles to airport Gatwick Airport

38 miles to airport Luton Airport

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