London Hilton on Park Lane

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London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel
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London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel
London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel is located in Central London
London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel
London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel
Location within Central London
Hotel chain Hilton Hotels & Resorts
General information
Type Hotel
Location London, United Kingdom
Address 22 Park Lane
Town or city London
Country United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°30′20″N 0°09′02″W / 51.505512°N 0.150423°W / 51.505512; -0.150423Coordinates: 51°30′20″N 0°09′02″W / 51.505512°N 0.150423°W / 51.505512; -0.150423
Opening 1963
Owner Hilton Worldwide
Technical details
Floor count 28
Design and construction
Architect William B. Tabler
Other information
Number of rooms 453
Number of suites 56
Website
Official Site

The London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel is a hotel situated on Park Lane, overlooking Hyde Park in the exclusive Mayfair district of London. It is 101 metres (331 ft) tall, has 28 storeys and 453 rooms including 56 suites. It was completed in 1963 and was designed by William B. Tabler Architects, on a site which was formerly Londonderry House. It is a concrete framed building, and it is regarded by some[who?] as an insensitive intrusion on the park.

On 24 August 1967, The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at the Hilton and subsequently went to Uttar Pradesh with him in order to meditate.[1]

London Hilton on Park Lane
Reception at London Hilton on
Park Lane
Buckingham Palace View from 27th floor at London Hilton on Park Lane
Executive Lounge at London Hilton on
Park Lane

On 5 September 1975, the London Hilton was the target of an IRA bomb which killed two people and injured 63 others.[2]

A fire broke out in the hotel on 1 July 2011. There were no fatalities or injuries, and damage was limited to a few of the lower floors.[3]

The hotel has won the following awards:

  • "Best Business Hotel in the UK 2011" by UK Business Traveller Magazine.
  • "Best Hotel in Europe 2010" by German Business Traveller Magazine.
  • "England's leading business hotel 2009" by World Travel Awards Europe.[citation needed]

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