The Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park is one of London’s most iconic hotels. With one of the most expensive suites in the world, it has been a favourite with the Royals, celebrities and the super-rich for more than 100 years.
The Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park is one of London’s most iconic hotels. With one of the most expensive suites in the world, it has been a favourite with the Royals, celebrities and the super rich for more than 100 years.
With Oxford Scientific Films signature blue-chip high production values, this prestigious primetime series captures key parts of the hotel and observes the 600 staff keeping the hotel running like clockwork. From high paying international guests to society weddings and ultra extravagant children’s parties, we’ll observe all aspects of the hotel throughout the busiest time of the year.
Transmitting in the UK as A Very British Hotel.
“..an eye-opening look at how the other half live” Evening Standard
“For those of us who will never have the pleasure, it’s good fun seeing how the staff scramble to cater for a royal guest from overseas.” Radio Times
“…a jaw-dropping new TV series where documentary cameras go behind the scenes at the five-star Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park in Knightsbridge, one of the most exclusive hotels in London … This place makes Downton Abbey look like a bastion of equality and fairness.” Daily Mail
"For viewers, A Very British Hotel offers glitzy escapism, glancing into a world that most of us will never live ourselves – and for all that it looks like a stressful place to work, you can’t deny that you’d love to stay there (even if you can’t afford the minibar)." Evening Standard