The hotel is beautiful, small and intimate, offering a subtle blend of high technology, sophisticated style and provides outstanding service. Described as the deliciously confidential atmosphere of a private club, with its discreet entrance adjacent to the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace, guests can escape the hustle and bustle of the city into the peace and tranquillity of this haven of pure luxury. The proud recipient of the much coveted five red stars from the Automobile Association (AA) for its exceptional levels of service, the hotel provides a total of 28 rooms. Guests are welcomed to this air-conditioned establishment in the lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, as well as a hotel safe, a cloakroom, lift access and currency exchange facilities. Guests can enjoy a drink at the bar or a fine meal in the dining room. Those staying on business may take advantage of the hotel's conference facilities, while those willing to pay an extra fee can enjoy the added luxury of WLAN Internet access and both the room and laundry services.
This hotel overlooks the Royal Mews at Buckingham Palace and is just a short walk away from the Royal Parks and Pall Mall. Nearby, guests can shop on the fashionable Sloane Street and Knightsbridge, as well as visit some of London's great attractions like Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square and a host of West End theatres. London Heathrow and City Airports are 24 and 25 km from the hotel respectively and London Gatwick Airport is some 45 km away.
Hidden away in the wood and glass-lined corridors, the accommodation is decorated in stylish, contemporary black and white motifs using traditional mahogany furniture and black leather details. Among the features provided as standard, all offer opulent marble bathrooms (bathtub/shower), the finest hand made mattresses, and warm feather duvets. Plus, in every room, state of the art interactive TV/IT technology with iPod docking stations and wireless high speed Internet access also feature. Other in-room amenities include a hairdryer, double or king-size beds, a direct dial telephone, a minibar, an ironing set and a safe. In the interest of comfort and convenience, all rooms are fitted with individually regulated air conditioning and heating units, as well as a safety deposit box for true peace of mind.
The partnership with the nearby LA Fitness spa and health club (five minutes' walk away in Stag Place) offers guests all the facilities they could need. A complimentary day pass to LA Fitness includes free use of the club's swimming pool, sauna, spa, exercise studio and gym. Guests can also book a personal trainer and physiotherapy sessions (fees may apply) or there is always the option of staying right where they are, as the hotel can order beauty and relaxation specialists to be with guests within the hour (fees may apply). The hotel also provides an entertainment programme for both adults and children.
The Executive Lounge provides round-the-clock dining and guest service. Enjoy the breakfast, take afternoon tea or relax in the evening with a cocktail and a selection of snacks and canapés. The mahogany panelling and elegant sculptured columns create a striking setting for every event, but for a more traditional environment the exceptional cuisine and service of the Library Restaurant in the adjacent Rubens Hotel can be charged to your room account. The 24-hour room service menu offers a range of delicious items from light snacks to three course dinners, smoothies and cocktails. Those who simply cannot wait a moment longer at the end of a hard day are invited each evening to 'plunder the pantry' and help themselves to cold meats, salads, freshly baked breads and nibbles.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard, VISA and some debit cards are accepted as methods of payment.
The hotel is a 2-3 minute walk from Victoria station. Exit the station at Terminus Place and turn left. Turn right onto Buckingham Palace road and follow the road for approximately 90 m, where the hotel can be found. Please note that the hotel is discreetly located between The Bbar and the Rubens Hotel on Buckingham Palace Road.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed