For those looking for a sumptuous home away from home over the festive season or a base for Christmas shopping, the ‘Very Merry Penthouse Experience' will ensure a magical festive break, combining sophisticated luxury with captivating grandeur.
Designed exclusively for the hotel's luxurious Penthouse Suite, the ‘Very Merry Penthouse Experience' is available for stays between 1st November 2014 and 6th January 2015. The package includes:
• Airport or station transfers in The Wellesley Rolls-Royce
• Champagne on arrival in the Penthouse Suite
• 24-hr Christmas Elf Butler Service to cater to every festive whim
• Your very own Christmas tree complete with items to decorate
• In-suite afternoon tea including The Wellesley's signature Mince Pies and Mulled Wine
• Personalised embroidered bathrobes and stockings to hang on Christmas Eve
• London Christmas Adventure (choice of 3 popular Christmas activities recommended by Concierge)
The Wellesley Penthouse Suite occupies the entire sixth and seventh floors of the hotel, with four bedrooms, lavish bathrooms and lounges, a private staircase and a terrace offering incredible views over Hyde Park and the city skyline. The package is available for £8,000 per night for the two bedroom suite, and £10,000 per night for the complete four bedroom suite.
Located amidst the glamour of Knightsbridge, The Wellesley is ideally located for Christmas shopping with Harrods and Fortnum & Mason just a stone's throw away. Other festive experiences on your doorstep include ice-skating at the Natural History Museum, Christmas carols at the Royal Albert Hall and the ambient markets and mulled wine at Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park.
Guests and visitors to The Wellesley on Christmas day itself can indulge in a five-course lunch (£85 per person). Executive Chef Michele del Monaco will lay on festive favourites including roast Norfolk turkey and duck breast with orange sauce in the stunning setting of the Jazz Lounge with musical entertainment.
The celebrations continue in the countdown to 2015, and on New Year's Eve, the world's leading Dean Martin impersonator, Mark Adams, will host a special evening of entertainment. Following champagne and canapés on arrival in the Oval Restaurant, visitors will enjoy dinner in the Jazz Lounge with live music from Mark Adams alongside Live at The Wellesley regular Miranda Wilford and members of the internationally renowned Manhattan Swing Orchestra. Mark Adams, original star of London's West End's The Rat Pack: Live from Las Vegas, perfectly captures the superb romantic voice, laconic style and Italian good looks of the legend that was Dean Martin. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at £200 per person.
The Wellesley comes alive over the festive season, making it the perfect time to visit. As the winter nights draw in, guests can seek refuge from the cold in one of the hotel's exquisite and intimate bars and restaurants, whilst delighting in the finest Italian food, uncompromising service and stylish live music performances. The heated outdoor Cigar Terraces welcome guests to take full advantage of the hotel's distinguished collection of the finest spirits and cigars. Tis the season to be at The Wellesley.
For more information, visit www.thewellesley.co.uk or contact the hotel on +44 (0) 20 7235 3535.