London, England


Originally built in 1906 on the historic royal site of Whitehall Palace, London’s Old War Office has been reimagined and now houses the UK’s first Raffle’s Hotel.

Key Features

  • 120 elegantly designed rooms and suites
  • 9 restaurants featuring three by Michelin-starred chef Mauro Colagreco
  • 3 unique bars such as The Guard's Bar and Lounge which pays homage to the building's military history and The Spy Bar
  • Large Guerlain Spa spanning across four floors with a state-of-the-art gym and movement studio, 20-metre swimming pool, steam rooms, saunas and a variety of spa treatments.
  • Whitehall ballroom
  • Raffles London Butlers

Raffles London, situated in the historic Old War Office Building, offers an array of accommodations and amenities that blend historical charm with modern luxury. The hotel features 120 guest rooms and suites, each providing views of some of London's most iconic landmarks, embodying the glamour associated with the Raffles brand.

In addition to its luxurious accommodations, the hotel boasts 85 private residences and nine restaurants that present a spectrum of global culinary delights. There's also an extensive wellness area that includes Guerlain's first spa in London, offering guests a unique opportunity for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Among the historic suites is the Churchill Suite, a space steeped in military history that served as a strategic planning center for significant WWI battles and D-Day operations. Guests can choose from such historic suites or opt for spacious rooms that offer a contemporary twist on Edwardian style, all within the Old War Office Building where Raffles London resides.

Located in the heart of London, Raffles is just a short walk from major attractions like the River Thames, Horse Guards Parade, Buckingham Palace, St James’s Park, the Houses of Parliament, and Westminster Abbey. This prime location makes it an ideal base for exploring London's most iconic sites. Moreover, the vibrant West End theatres, along with the nightlife of Covent Garden and Soho, are only a few moments away, offering entertainment and dining options to suit all tastes.

Why we love it

Located in the former Old War Office Building, step into rooms where history unfolded. Raffles, London has been exquisitely modernised to suit contemporary tastes whilst preserving the rich history of the 20th century. It was here that legends such as Sir Winston Churchill and Lord Haldane once roamed the halls. Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond, was also a frequent visitor, with many iconic scenes from his movies filmed on site.

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