The Dorchester

(3 Reviews) ·

53, Park Lane, England, W1K 1QA, United Kingdom

The Dorchester London Events

The Dorchester hotel in Mayfair is a purveyor of unrivalled luxury experiences. From the moment you walk into this coveted Park Lane address, you’ll be greeted by a friendly team who will make your event as seamless and enjoyable as possible. With their expertise and guidance, your London event will be one to remember. 

Situated in Mayfair, The Dorchester is a 5-star hotel that is known to be a destination in itself. Business travellers, wedding couples and discerning travellers journey to this hotel for its refined hospitality and exceptional reputation as one of the finest hotels in the world. 

Since its establishment as a hotel in 1931, Royal family members, celebrities and other high profile guests have walked its halls and confirmed its status as a treasured London institution. 


Highlights of The Dorchester London Events:

  • Incredible range of ballrooms, private dining areas and meeting rooms
  • Event experiences include wine tasting, private yoga sessions and chef masterclasses
  • In-house florist, mixologist, sommelier and event planner
  • Unrivalled Mayfair location next to Hyde Park
  • Dog-friendly hotel
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Up to 1000 Standing
Up to 510 Dining
Up to 400 Theatre
Up to 240 Cabaret
Up to 100 U-Shaped
Up to 300 Classroom
Up to 432 Dinner & Dance


Accomodation Onsite
Rooms Available 250
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A
In House Catering
3rd Party Catering

Catering Options  In-house Catering
Cuisine Options  Buffet
 Sit Down
 Shared Platters

Spaces At This Venue

Dorchester Ballroom


The glamorous centrepiece of The Dorchester is the Ballroom. Complete with a pre-function room, a private entrance on Park Lane and a cloakroom, it’s an extraordinary Art Deco jewel that’s hosted some of London’s most prestigious parties.

Dorchester Penthouse & Pavilion

The Penthouse and Pavilion

A series of interconnected event spaces that lead onto a terrace and fountain overlooking the London skyline. Decorated by celebrated stage designer, Oliver Messel, the theatrical event spaces are an ode to the Sleeping Beauty fairytale.

Dorchester Crystal Suite

Crystal Suite & Lobby

The most contemporary event space in The Dorchester. Bathing in natural daylight, the large windows look out onto Hyde Park. The Crystal Suite also features a grand sweeping staircase and a Liberace mirrored piano.

Dorchester Orchid Room

The Orchid Room

The Orchid Room is a pale blue beauty that’s inspired by Wedgwood china designs. Featuring high decorative ceilings and crystal chandeliers, it’s a breathtaking room for weddings and elegant parties. It can also connect to the Ballroom.

Dorchester Holford Room

Holford Room

The characterful Holford Room is one of the only authentic rooms from the original mansion house. It features oak panelling, high ceilings and soft lighting. It’s also connected to the Orchid Room, which works well for larger events.

Dorchester Park Suite

Park Suite

This private set of rooms features historical tapestries and uninterrupted views over Hyde Park. HRH Prince Philip chose the Park Suite for his stag do the night before his wedding, which gives it the official royal seal of approval.

Dorchester Meeting Room

Meeting Rooms

A functional and stylish set of rooms for conferences and corporate meetings in Mayfair. Equipped with all of the technology needed for a successful event, the Boardroom and Study are ideal for smaller corporate groups.


The location of The Dorchester

Nearby Restaurants

  • Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill
  • ROKA Mayfair
  • Pollen Street Social
  • Scott’s

Nearby Attractions

  • Oxford Circus / Oxford Street
  • London Eye
  • Spencer House
  • Faraday Museum at The Royal Institution of GB

Nearby Parks

  • Green Park
  • St James’s Park
  • Hyde Park
  • The Regent’s Park

Venue Testimonials

Wow! Attended as part of the organising team for our event recently. Was very slick and food was great-there were nearly 500 of us. Highly recommended

Lisa S ·

Absolutely stunning building both inside and out. Impeccably clean, very attentive staff.

Andrew M ·

Went to a 2 day conference. In crystal room. Amazing glass chandeliers. Very helpful and attentive staff. Food was amazing as well.

Pat P ·

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Frequently Asked Questions

The largest capacity at The Dorchester is 510 seated, 1000 standing and 400 for a ceremony.

Weddings at The Dorchester are the pinnacle of luxury. Complete with a ballroom and a variety of elegant event spaces, there are many layouts and setups to choose. Couples particularly love the Penthouse and Pavilion for its extraordinary views of the London skyline, the calming colour palette of the Orchid Room and the fairytale feel in the ballroom. Photo opportunities are endless inside the hotel and in Hyde Park across the street. 

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The Dorchester hotel is top-rated for corporate functions. From large conferences and product launches to intimate meetings, the hotel is appropriate for any scale of event. The building benefits from high-speed technology and an in-house tech support team to help with the running of each event. It’s a sophisticated, light-filled hotel setting with beautiful views over Hyde Park. 

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The Dorchester’s car park is a secured facility, that’s staffed 24 hours a day.

The tariff for car parking is as follows:

  • Up to 2 hours £20
  • Up to 4 hours £30
  • 4 – 6 hours £40
  • 6 – 24 hours £60

The menus at The Dorchester are flavoursome, beautifully presented and curated by talented chefs. From Michelin dining to casual café surrounds, The Dorchester has every kind of culinary set-up you can imagine. Famous Dorchester chefs include Alain Ducasse and Tom Booton, who have brought their signature style to their in-house restaurants. The hotel promises you and your guests an extraordinary sensory experience that will leave a lasting impression.

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The 250 Dorchester hotel bedrooms are 5-star havens in the heart of Mayfair. Favoured by Royals and celebrities, they are appointed to the highest standard and have gorgeous views of Hyde Park. Expect luxury amenities such as ultra-soft linens, complimentary WiFi, a twice-daily room refresh, deep bathtubs and plush Vispring mattresses. You are even able to arrange a private yoga session with the in-house instructor on your balcony.


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Aneeza Qureshi

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Aneeza started in the event industry in 2011 and has since worked with many recognisable FTSE companies and brands on the planning and operational side for private events and corporate functions. She brings a passionate spirit and unwavering eye for detail to our London team. She's also a self-proclaimed foodie and loves to give tips on the best bars and restaurants in town.

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