Hotel Features. The hotel's reception area features carefully preserved original features and is dominated by grand chandeliers and a colonnaded balcony. Dining options include Allegro con Brio, where fine wines accompany authentic Italian cuisine. The ornate Crystal Room Restaurant prepares traditional British fare enhanced with Italian influences. Deep red walls and marbled fireplaces establish the tone at Caxton Bar where drinks include a selection of Italian wines and single-malt whiskies. The Lounge serves traditional English afternoon teas. This property offers 19 function rooms with a maximum capacity of 200 people. An Internet room is located in the hotel's reception area, and wireless Internet access is available in public areas of the hotel. A concierge assists guests with tour plans and reservations. Pets are allowed at the discretion of management.
Guestrooms. This six-story hotel offers 285 air-conditioned guestrooms that vary in configuration due to the building's historic character. Walls are adorned with historic art prints, and décor features rosewood furniture. Accommodations offer television-based Internet access. Minibars and coffeemakers are available in all accommodations.
Expert Tip. The baroque staircase in the main lounge houses a secret passageway which was used by politicians as a private communication base with Members of Parliament.
X - deleted room type: One twin bed. Dark carpet, patterned bedspread, and plain cream walls. Rosewood furniture, including small desk. Television with Internet access and satellite channels, as well as video game console. Air conditioning. Bathrooms with white or cream tiles.
Standard Single: One twin bed.
Standard Twin/Double: Two twin beds.
From London Heathrow Airport:
Approximate distance to the hotel is 26 km (16 miles).
Getting there. The Heathrow Express train and black taxis are available for transfer from the airport to the center of London. The London Underground's Piccadilly Line also serves all Heathrow terminals and takes passengers into central London.
Getting around. The extensive London Underground system (the Tube) connects the hotel with the rest of central London. The Underground station closest to the hotel is St James' Park. There is also a wide choice of buses. The hotel can order black taxis on request.
London charges congestion zone fees within clearly designated areas of the city. Those who operate vehicles within these zones are assessed daily fees that apply Mondays through Fridays.
The money-saving Oyster Card is a smartcard that stores up to 90 pounds of pay-as-you-go credit. It can be used on the Tubes, buses, DLR, trams and select national rail services throughout London. Oyster Cards are less expensive than single fares, and daily price capping automatically calculates the least expensive fare for single-day journeys. Oyster Cards can be purchased at the Oyster website, most Tube station ticket offices, at Oyster Ticket Stops, at select National Rail ticket offices, at select London Travel Information Centres, and by telephone at 0845 330 9876.
- High Speed Internet Business Center
- Dry Cleaning Service Coffee in lobby
- Bar/Lounge Restaurant(s)
- Wedding services Concierge desk
- Exhibit space Room service (24 hours)
- Laundry facilities Comp newspapers in lobby
- Ballroom(s) Airport transportation (fees apply)
- Banquet facilities Meeting room (small groups)
- Conference room(s) Breakfast services - Fees Apply
- Parking (secure) - Fees Apply Pets allowed - Fees & Restrictions
- Internet public area - wireless - Fees Apply
Room Amenities: , , • Smoking rooms • Video-game console • Trouser press • Internet access - TV • Premium TV channel(s) • Electronic/magnetic keys
Westminster Abbey: 1 block | St James' Park: 0.5 (0.25 mile) | Buckingham Palace: 1.0 km (0.5 mile) | Houses of Parliament and Big Ben: 1.0 km (0.5 mile) | Hyde Park: 1.0 km (0.5 mile) | Tate Britain: 1.0 km (0.5 mile) | Harrods: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Knightsbridge: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | West End Theatres: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | National Gallery: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Piccadilly Circus: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | Covent Garden: 1.5 km (1.0 mile) | BA London Eye: 2.0 km (1.0 mile) | Trafalgar Square: 2.0 km (1.0 mile) | Oxford Street: 2.5 km (1.5 miles) | British Museum: 2.5 km (1.5 miles) | Victoria & Albert Museum: 2.5 km (1.5 miles) | Madame Tussauds: 3.0 km (2.0 miles) | Regents Park and London Zoo: 3.0 km (2.0 miles) St Paul's Cathedral: 3.0 km (2.0 miles) The City (business district: 3.0 km (2.0 miles) | Tower of London: 5.0 km (3.0 miles)
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