Great Northern Hotel’s 170th Anniversary

Celebrate with us

GNH Anniversary Cocktail - paying homage to Lady Violet

Anniversary Cocktail

Paying homage to our best-selling Lady Violet cocktail — Fruity, elderflower-infused vodka layered over champagne and rich Chambord. Kicking off our anniversary in style!

The Afternoon Tea That Must Not Be Named

Our magical new afternoon tea celebrating all the marvellous wizardry on our doorstep, with enchanting treats both sweet and savoury. Let the magic begin!

Did you know?

Great Northern Hotel stairwell - St Pancras International


The pastel blue of our stairwell railings matches the cast iron ceiling framework of St Pancras International. Paying homage to the hotel’s origins as the first great railway hotel.

Great Northern Hotel Corridors


Have you ever noticed how luxuriously wide our corridors are? They were made just wide enough for a hoop-skirted Victorian maid to wander down without getting stuck!

Pancras Road Map 1862

Why the curve?

The distinctive curve of the Great Northern Hotel followed the course of old St Pancras Road – which was itself originally curved to follow the (now buried) banks of the River Fleet!

Hypnos bed Great Northern Hotel - Victorian Room

Rest Assured

All our beds are handcrafted by Hypnos Beds — a British, family-run company who have been making sustainable luxury beds for nearly 120 years and have even supplied the Royals.

Mirror at Great Northern Hotel depicting a compass rose

Mirror Mirror

The symbol displayed on mirrors at the hotel is a stylised depiction of a compass rose. Embodying exploration and adventure, it reflects our association with travel and the Great Northern Railway.