Hotel Features. This seven-storey apart- hotel is set in three Victorian buildings, built in traditional style in 1894, and features a courtyard with a fountain. The services of a floor butler and a porter are available, and there is also 24-hour room service. The hotel has a dedicated concierge desk on site, complimentary newspapers are on offer in the lobby, and the air-conditioned public areas have wireless Internet access (surcharge).
Bistro 51 serves English and French dishes in a contemporary setting, and offers a pre-theatre menu. afternoon tea is also served in the courtyard garden. The Library serves a fusion of English and French cooking in a traditional setting, and Quilon serves south Indian specialities. The Bank Westminster and Zander Bar offers a modern menu with a British twist, in a conservatory dining room overlooking the courtyard.
The hotel gym has a team of personal trainers and includes fitness equipment, saunas, steam rooms and a solarium. At the spa treatments include massages, manicures, and facials.
Suites. The 86 suites have contemporary pastel decor, modern furnishings, separate sitting areas and kitchenettes. All are equipped with satellite television with pay movies, high-speed Internet connections (surcharge), CD and DVD players, and fax machines. Other standard amenities include climate control, safes, minibars and complimentary newspapers. Bathrooms have designer toiletries, bathrobes, slippers, televisions, and telephones. In-room massage is also available.
Expert Tip. The exterior of the hotel features what is said to be the longest frieze in the world, and is decorated with scenes from Shakespeare's plays.
Superior Suite King Bed 2 Bedrooms: One king bed. Sleek, contemporary decor. Kitchen. Living area with DVD and CD player. Wireless Internet access (surcharge), satellite television, safes, and complimentary newspapers. Bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, and complimentary designer toiletries.
Deluxe Suite King Bed 2 Bedroom: One king bed. Sleek, contemporary decor. Kitchen. Living area with DVD and CD player. Wireless Internet access (surcharge), satellite television, safes, and complimentary newspapers. Bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, and complimentary designer toiletries.
Superior Suite King Bed 3 Bedrooms: One king bed. Sleek, contemporary decor. Kitchen. Living area with DVD and CD player. Wireless Internet access (surcharge), satellite television, safes, and complimentary newspapers. Bathroom with bathrobes, slippers, hair dryer, and complimentary designer toiletries.
From London Heathrow Airport (LHR):
Distance to 51 Buckingham Gate Luxury Suites and Apartments is 18 miles, approximately 45 minutes' drive.
Getting there. The Heathrow Express train is the quickest way into London. It departs from the airport every 15 minutes, and takes 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station in central London. The journey is non-stop and costs 14.50 GBP. From Paddington, take the London Underground Circle Line to St James's Park which is 200 metres from the hotel. Additionally, the airport is on the Piccadilly line of the Underground. Change at South Kensington for St James's Park. The journey to central London takes approximately one hour, and trains depart every 10 minutes. A one-day travel pass costs 6.30 GBP, including travel to Heathrow (in zone 6). Black taxis cost approximately 60 GBP to the hotel. Coaches operate to London Victoria and the rest of the UK, and the airport is also served by local buses. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. The London Underground (Tube) and buses are the easiest ways to travel within London. Single tickets are expensive, but an electronic Oyster card offers a cheaper fare. Oyster cards can be purchased from ticket offices for 3 GBP (refundable). Daily or weekly travel passes are the most economical way to travel, and are valid on buses, trams, trains, and DLR, as well as on the Underground. Black taxis are available on the streets, but can be expensive. Driving is not recommended for visitors and a congestion charge zone is operated in central London. Prices are all subject to change.
- Air Conditioning Cable/Satellite TV
- Sauna High Speed Internet
- Coffee Maker Ballroom(s)
- Exhibit space Video library
- Computer rental Dry cleaning service
- Beauty services Room service (24 hours)
- Sauna Meeting room (small groups)
- Business center Currency exchange
- Air-conditioned public areas Fitness equipment
- Shoe shine Banquet facilities
- Library Comp newspapers in lobby
- Wedding services Internet public area - wireless
- Parking nearby Business services
- Steam room Babysitting or child care
- Suitable for children Restaurant(s)
- Audiovisual equipment Internet public area - surcharge
- Umbrella Laundry facilities
- Safe-deposit box Conference room(s)
- Floor butler Elevator/lift
- Secretarial services Event catering
- Health club Concierge desk
- Bar/lounge Medical assistance available
- Full-service health spa Parking (valet)
- Massage-treatment room
Room Amenities: , , • Smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Designer toiletries • Premium bedding • Separate sitting area • Pay movies • Window opens • Cribs (infant beds) available • Trouser press • Bottled water in room (complim • Cookware/dishes/utensils • Bathroom telephone • Direct-dial phone • Welcome amenities • Electronic/magnetic keys • Extra towels/bedding in room • Makeup mirror • Massage - available in room • Sewing kit • Bathtub only • Bathroom scale • Shower/tub combination • Multi-line phone • Rollaway beds • Bathroom TV • Premium TV channel(s) • Child care (in room, surcharge
Buckingham Palace: 600 metres| St James's Park - 5 - 10 minutes walk< Victoria Palace Theatre: 700 metres|ent, The London Eye, London Aquarium, Houses of Parliament: 800 metres|ll, 10 Downing Street - all within Westminster Abbey: 800 metres| London Eye: 0.5 miles|onal Gallery, Royal Academy St Martin in the Apollo Theatre: 0.5 miles |nt Garden, West End Theatres - all within Tate Britain (art museum): 0.5 miles |i ride). National Gallery: 1.5 miles| British Museum: 2 miles| Tate Modern: 2.5 miles|
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