Designed and built in the 1920’s, the acclaimed Sheraton Grand London Park Lane hotel sits in the heart of Mayfair. An art deco icon, this central hotel was and still is today a gathering place for the bright young things of Mayfair. Proud to be sat within the beautiful London village of Mayfair, we invite you to discover our Mayfair, a look at where those working living and working in the area come together to socialise.
Staying at the hotel? Just ask at the Concierge for their Mayfair top tips and things to do in the area.
Fashion and Shopping in Mayfair
Timeless style and heritage
London’s most attractive and exclusive shopping area is right on your doorstep at The Sheraton Grand London Park Lane. All styles and tastes are catered for as you explore department stores such as Selfridges, Liberty London and Fenwick on Bond street. Discover the British designer lined streets of Mount street, Bond street and Regent street for a taste of true British style.
Famous for exquisite tailoring, get lost in the history of world-renowned Savile Row where family tailors have been creating suits, hats and accessories for London’s workforce for hundreds of years.
Culture in Mayfair
Take a step back in time
Mayfair offers plenty for those looking for some culture during their stay. Discover a plethora of museums and galleries to accommodate different tastes, including the Handel house museum, faraday museum, the fine art society gallery, and halcyon gallery. End an afternoon of culture with the timeless British tradition of Afternoon Tea, served in Palm Court daily from 12pm.
With a history unlike many other cities, steps from the hotel lies Buckingham Palace the official London residence of the British sovereign since 1837. Take a stroll down birdcage walk and you will find the palace of Westminster, the meeting place of the house of commons.
Queen's birthday gun salute
Although not the official birthday of the queen, this event is marked publicly by a dramatic show of gun salutes. The 41-gun queen's birthday gun salute takes place in Hyde park, only steps away from the hotel. Don’t miss her official celebrations in June with trooping the colour.
Chelsea Flower Show
Keen gardener? Held in the grounds of the royal hospital Chelsea, this exquisite show displays colourful flowers and contemporary designs. A short walk or cab ride away from the hotel, take inspiration from extraordinary plants and garden trends on offer.
Wimbledon Tennis Championships
Arguably one of the best sporting events of the year and the longest tournament in the world, enjoy two weeks of first-class tennis and traditions such as strawberries and cream.
British summer time festival
With many live music events to choose from throughout the summer months, this 10 day event held in Hyde park, hosts headline performances from acts such as Florence + the Machine, Carole king and Stevie Wonder. Book a weekend stay at the Sheraton Grand Park Lane and make the most of the close proximity to the show.
Admire the autumnal colours
Frieze Art Fair
Set within the stunning surroundings of Regent's Park, explore the world-class art from the best international galleries at the Frieze art fair. Whatever your taste, discover a whole range of both contemporary and historical art and outdoor sculptures.
Get into the festive spirit
A stone’s throw away from the Sheraton Grand London Park Lane, Winter Wonderland offers a range of activities to partake in such as ice skating, a Christmas market and observation wheel. This is the perfect spot to get into the festive spirit. Stop by Smith & Whistle for a hot drink or winter cocktail to warm you on the walk.
Christmas Shopping in Mayfair
With some of the best window displays and magnificent illuminated decorations in London, Christmas shopping in Mayfair is a magical experience. Across Mayfair and only a short walk from the hotel you have the best locations for picking up those Christmas treats for families and friends on Oxford street, Regent, Carnaby and Bond street.