Members have advantageous rates, guaranteed upgrades, saving up to £500 a night: To book, call 020 7399 2960 Audley, Terrace and Harlequin have recently been refurbished by leading designer Alexandra Champalimaud. Evoking the spirit of 1930s Hollywood glamour, all three suites are fresh, modern and lux- urious interiors, with outside terraces giving unrivalled views over London; a dedicated team of butlers take care of guests’ every wish. The Dorchester has some famous bars and restaurants: The Grill now serves excellent contemporary Anglo-French cuisine—and our Members are greeted by a complimentary glass of Champagne. Michelin-starred Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester is also one of London’s most exciting restaurants, offering exquisite French cui- sine in beautifully relaxed surroundings overlooking Hyde Park. The Promenade, at the heart of the hotel, offers breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and cocktails at The Promenade Bar. The Dorch- ester’s famous traditional afternoon tea has been voted the best in London for a record three years running by the British Tea Council. The Bar at The Dorchester offers a list of classic cocktails and new, served in an opulent, glamorous and inviting interior. Our Members receive exclusive advantageous room rates coupled with upgrades at the time of booking—so that Members save hun- dreds of pounds per night. Deluxe King (from Superior): CCUK £427 (RR £808.33). Executive King (from Deluxe): CCUK £495 (RR £909.33). Suites: CCUK rates start from £799 (RR from £1,150). Club rates are fully flexible (they can be cancelled or amended up to 48 hours in advance of a stay). All rates exclude VAT. Members re- ceive a complimentary glass of Champagne in The Dorchester Grill. ¶ See also the Restaurant feature or THE Dorchester needs no introduction for our Members. One of the most desirable places in the world to stay, it has stood, resplen- dent on its famous site on Park Lane, overlooking Hyde Park, since 1931, entertaining Royalty, premiers and presidents, heroes and film stars with its perfect combination of style and substance. Spacious and elegant, each room features specially commissioned fabrics, antique furniture and exceedingly comfortable beds, and the white marble bathrooms boast the deepest baths in London. Most roomsalsoenjoyplentyofnaturaldaylight.Allroomsandsuitesfeature Bang & Olufsen LCD screens and Wifi internet connection. A team of e-butlers is on hand seven days a week to assist with technical needs. The Dorchester opened its doors for the first time on April 18, 1931. A Gala Luncheon was held to mark the occasion with a guest list from the cream of society; the colossal Ballroom, with its mir- rored walls set with sparkling studs, just as now, could accommodate a thousand guests in splendour. Princess Elizabeth’s engagement to Prince Philip was announced at the Dorchester and the Royal stag party was held there. Both Sir Winston Churchill and General Eisen- hower lived at the hotel at times during the Second World War (Churchill had a wall built to block off his balcony from intruders). In every era, film stars queue up to become Dorchester regulars, from Laurence Olivier to Vivienne Leigh, and femme fatales Brigitte Bardot, Marlene Dietrich and Elizabeth Taylor. Thereare51individuallydecoratedsuitesincludingArtDecoJunior Suites and the renowned Dorchester Suites. Most have breathtaking views over Hyde Park. Known collectively as the ‘roof suites’, the TheDorchester,exclusiveClubratesatLondon’sgrandedame 102