For convenient shopping on Oxford Street, there’s the four-star Cumberland Hotel, Marble Arch. The fixtures and fittings here are very Final Frontier, after the reported $80,000-per-room makeover in 2004. Everyone raves about the lobby. Stylish and artistic, the Cumberland makes a statement.

Great Cumberland Place
Marble Arch W1A 4RF
+44 (0)20 7423 8871, In USA 1 866 763 4553
www.guoman.com/the-cumberland