Hotel Features. This central London Victorian mansion has been a hotel since the 1920s, and its Edwin Lutyens-designed front gates lead to a forecourt where liveried doormen greet guests. As well as lounges and bars, there is a fitness centre, where personal training can be booked. Other features include a florist and daily complimentary newspapers. Onsite valet parking is also available.
BORD'EAUX is Grosvenor House's main à la carte restaurant, serving dishes inspired by the Aquitaine cuisine of west coast France. The restaurant also offers private dining facilities. The Park Room serves traditional afternoon tea and light meals, with an English drawing room atmosphere of armchairs, sofas, and period furniture. Le P'tit Cafe offers cakes, pastries, and speciality teas and coffees, with an eat-in or take-away service. The contemporary-styled Champagne Bar, and the leather sofas of the Red Bar, are open late for drinks each day.
Grosvenor House's Great Room is one of Europe's largest ballrooms. The hotel also has a business centre, wireless Internet access (surcharge), and currency exchange facilities.
Guestrooms. The hotel's 494 guestrooms feature down mattress toppers, 300-thread-count cotton sheets, and down pillows. Marble bathrooms offer bathrobes, hair dryers, and complimentary toiletries, and other facilities include high-speed Internet connections (surcharge), a turndown service, and satellite television.
Executive Room: One queen bed or two twin beds with 300-thread-count cotton sheets, down mattress toppers, duvets, and down pillows. Complimentary newspapers. Satellite television. High-speed Internet connection (surcharge). Minibar. Air conditioning. Turndown service. Marble bathroom with hair dryer, bathrobes, and complimentary toiletries. Access to the Executive Lounge, with complimentary Continental breakfast, snacks and soft drinks throughout the day, and canapés in the evening.
Superior room: One double bed or two twin beds with 300-thread-count cotton sheets, down mattress toppers, duvets, and down pillows. Complimentary newspapers. Satellite television. High-speed Internet connection (surcharge). Minibar. Air conditioning. Turndown service. Marble bathroom with hair dryer, bathrobes, and complimentary toiletries.
Deluxe Room: One double bed or two twin beds with 300-thread-count cotton sheets, down mattress toppers, duvets, and down pillows. Complimentary newspapers. Satellite television. High-speed Internet connection (surcharge). Minibar. Air conditioning. Turndown service. Marble bathroom with hair dryer, bathrobes, and complimentary toiletries.
Single Room: 1 twin bed. Desk. High-speed Internet access (surcharge). Direct-dial phone. Cable/satellite TV with pay movies. Minibar. Iron/ironing board. Complimentary toiletries. Hair dryer. Complimentary weekday newspaper.
From London Heathrow Airport (LHR):
Distance to Grosvenor House is 16 miles, approximately 45 minutes' drive.
Getting there. The Heathrow Express train is the quickest way into central London. It departs from the airport every 15 minutes, and takes approximately 15 minutes to reach Paddington Station. The journey is non- stop and costs 14.50 GBP. Paddington is on the London Underground (tube) system, and the nearest station to the hotel is Marble Arch, 500 metres away. Bond Street station is 700 metres from the hotel. Additionally, the airport is on the Piccadilly line of the Underground. 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 50 GBP to central London. Coaches also operate from Heathrow to Victoria Coach Station, and the airport is 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. Price is subject to change.
- Event catering Currency exchange
- Concierge desk Medical assistance available
- Banquet facilities Comp newspapers in lobby
- Laundry facilities Library
- Breakfast services Parking (secure)
- Internet public area - wireless Room service (24 hours)
- Express check-out Exhibit space
- Bar/lounge Air-conditioned public areas
- Internet public area - surcharge Parking (surcharge)
- Parking garage Elevator/lift
- Audiovisual equipment Fitness equipment
- Coffee shop or cafe Dry cleaning service
- Conference room(s) Umbrella
- Ballroom(s) Shoe shine
- Restaurant(s) Wedding services
- Meeting room (small groups) Parking (valet)
- Secretarial services Safe-deposit box
- Babysitting or child care Business center
Room Amenities: , , • Pay movies • Hypo-allergenic bedding availa • Extra towels/bedding • Cable/satellite TV • Internet access - high speed • Complimentary toiletries • Complimentary newspaper (M-F) • Premium bedding • Direct-dial phone • Electronic/magnetic keys • Sewing kit • Shower/tub combination • Internet access - surcharge
Hyde Park: across the street| Oxford Street (shopping): 0.5 miles| Royal Academy of Arts: 0.5 miles| Burlington Arcade (upmarket shopping): 0.5 miles| Wallace Collection (art gallery and museum): 0.5 miles| West End Theatres: 1 mile| Buckingham Palace: 1 mile| National Gallery: 1 mile| Trafalgar Square: 1 mile| Houses of Parliament: 1.5 miles| London Eye: 1.5 miles|
London Hotels - Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel