The Dorchester Hotel, London - Credit: UggBoy
is one of London’s most famous five-star hotels. Opened by Malcom McAlpine in 1931, the luxury hotel was extremely modern and also extremely safe due to its reinforced construction – during World War Two
it was considered one of London’s sturdiest buildings and attracted senior politicians including Winston Churchill
Situated on Park Lane and overlooking Hyde Park, on the site previously occupied by Dorchester House, the Dorchester is today owned by the Dorchester Group and remains famous amongst London hotels.