The tennis tournament - Wimbledon - starts in England on June 22. One of the most exciting sports events of the summer of 2009, the current Wimbledon promises to gather all modern tennis stars under one roof, including last year's winners of the tournament, the Spaniard Rafael Nadal and American Venus Williams.
The expression «under the roof of Wimbledon» still seems to be quite unusual. New roof, which now protects the lawn of Centre Court All England Lawn-Tennis Club of precipitation, will be first presented publicly at Wimbledon 2009.
2009 will be a historic date for Wimbledon at least for one reason. The prize fund of the tournament at this time is the largest in the history of the competition - 12 and a half million pounds. The winners of Wimbledon in the men's and women's singles will receive a bonus of 850 thousand pounds each.
Grand Slam - big money. Luxury and aristocratism are distinctive features of Wimbledon tennis tournament. The status of Wimbledon as a respectable sport event is one of the main reasons that attract hundreds of wealthy visitors, who flock to summer London from all over the world. In anticipation of the tournament, a number of publications issue their lists of the finest hotels in London for accommodation during the tournament, oriented largely on this group of customers
Thus, on the eve of Wimbledon, the company Kiwi Collection in conjunction with Forbes Traveler submitted their own list of hotels of Wimbledon 2009. Of course, this list does not pretend to be objective and reflects the preferences of the company itself. Nevertheless, it may be interesting to those who plan to travel to London to Wimbledon, but have not yet decided where to stay.
The list of hotels Wimbledon, compiled by Kiwi Collection, consists exclusively of luxury class hotels.
The Connaught - a five star hotel on Carlos Place in London's West End. The Connaught is a classics of the hotel business of the British capital, with lackeys and antiques. The price of a room- from 291 £.
One Aldwych Hotel is recommended by Kiwi Collection for residence at the time of the tournament not only for those who love sports, but also to those who appreciate modern art. Among the London hotels One Aldwych London enjoys a high reputation due to at least three components: its own collection of contemporary art, restaurants, and level of service. The price of a room - from 241 £.
Among the company of «titans» of London hotel market we can see Andaz Liverpool Street (by Hyatt) - the design of the new millennium in the 19th century mansion. The room price starts from 127 £.
Jumeirah Carlton Tower and The Capital Hotel were also included in the list of hotels. All these hotels are located in central London and it takes a maximum of half an hour to get to Centre Court All England Lawn-Tennis Club.