Hotel Features. The privately-owned Kingsway Hall Hotel has a Georgian frontage with a drive-through portico. The marble-floored lobby has a mezzanine floor linked by a glass-walled staircase. There is a concierge desk and currency exchange, and town cars and limousines can be hired. Harlequin Restaurant serves modern international cuisine for lunch and dinner, and a buffet breakfast. It has a wavy ceiling and an oak-and-marble floor. The lounge bar is hung with abstract art and serves cocktails and light snacks. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the bar area. There is a business centre with complimentary high-speed Internet access, and nine air- conditioned meeting rooms. The hotel's fitness centre has cardiovascular equipment, a jetted tub and steam rooms.
Guestrooms. The Kingsway Hall Hotel's 170 climate-controlled guestrooms feature high-speed Internet connections (surcharge), minibars, safes and tea/coffee making facilities.
Expert Tip. The Transport Museum, one of Covent Garden's most fascinating attractions, reopens in autumn 2007 after a major transformation.
Standard room with double bed: One king bed or two twin beds. Decorated in green, gold, and red with full length drapes, cherrywood desk, glass table, and two soft high-backed armchairs. Features high-speed Internet access, telephone with direct line and voicemail, laptop-compatible safe, UK, US, and European power sockets, ironing board and iron, hair dryer, and trouser press.
Standard room with two single beds: Two twin beds. Desk. High-speed Internet connection (surcharge). TV with premium cable channels and pay movies. Coffee/tea maker and minibar. Hair dryer. Trouser press. Complimentary weekday newspaper.
From London Heathrow Airport (LHR):
Distance to Kingsway Hall Hotel is 18 miles, approximately 60 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. Paddington is on the Hammersmith and City, District and Circle, and Bakerloo lines of London's Underground (Tube). Additionally, the airport is on the Piccadilly line of the Underground, which runs directly to Holborn and Covent Garden underground stations - they are both close to the hotel. 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 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 hotel is located on Great Queen Street in central London. 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.
- Sauna High Speed Internet
- Children Stay Free - 2 Years and Under Lounge
- Dry Cleaning Service Sauna
- Wake Up Service Bar/Lounge
- Safe-Deposit Box - At front desk Restaurant(s) - Harlequin
- Babysitting or child care - Upon Request Concierge desk
Room Amenities: , , • Trouser press • Internet access - high speed • Soundproofed rooms • Blackout drapes/curtains • Electronic/magnetic keys • Premium TV channel(s) • Sewing kit • Makeup mirror • Handheld shower • Extra towels/bedding in room • Remote lighting/drapery/curtai • Pay movies • Window opens • Cribs (infant beds) available • Complimentary newspaper (M-F) • Climate control • Complimentary toiletries • In-room safe (laptop compatible) • Housekeeping (daily) • Smoking rooms • Cable/satellite TV
Covent Garden - 2 blocks| West End theatre district - 500 metres| British Museum - 500 metres| Oxford Street - 0.5 miles | The City (business district) - 0.5 miles | St Paul's Cathedral - 0.5 miles | Royal Courts of Justice - 0.5 miles | Inns of Court - 0.5 miles | Trafalgar Square - 1 mile | National Gallery - 1 mile | Houses of Parliament and Big Ben - 1.5 miles | Tate Modern - 1.5 miles | Harrods - 2 miles | Knightsbridge - 2 miles | Buckingham Palace - 2 miles|
London Hotels - Kingsway Hall Hotel