Royal Horseguards is an iconic 5-star property offering luxury accommodation and personalised services in the heart of London. It boasts a state-of-the-art fitness centre, award-winning dining opportunities, free Wi-Fi and an excellent waterfront location close to Horse Guards Parade. Westminster is a historic area with a large concentration of London's prestigious landmarks and visitor attractions. Nearby places of interest include Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Trafalgar Square and Westminster Abbey. Embankment tube and Charing Cross rail station are located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular London destinations. The hotel occupies a listed Victorian palace built in the 1880s and steeped in history. The breathtaking, imposing exterior houses a beautifully appointed, modern interior which retains many original features, including a grand marbled spiral staircase and a cellar which reputedly leads to a network of secret tunnels under Whitehall. Facilities include a modern fitness centre, and free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Executive rooms are spacious and decorated in a classic style with rich tones, printed fabrics and carpeted floors. Amenities include a work desk, mini-bar, iPod dock, flat-screen satellite TV and an en-suite bathroom with a bathtub and separate walk-in shower, luxury Elemis toiletries and an additional flat-screen TV. The award-winning One Twenty One Two Restaurant offers refined British and European cuisine and an extensive wine list in elegant surroundings. Outdoor dining is possible on the adjoining terrace, which leads onto Whitehall Gardens. A hearty breakfast is provided every morning. The Equus Bar is a chic, sophisticated venue where guests can enjoy a wide selection of international beverages. Speciality coffees, light snacks and afternoon tea are served in the hotel's elegant lounge. The hotel provides 24-hour reception and room service. Chargeable parking is possible nearby.