Wherever you are in the centre of town, you’ll never be far from the action of one of the most vibrant cities on the face of the earth. Whether you’re searching for cultural thrills or are just on a romantic weekend break, the great capital has something to offer everyone. Here is a selection of some of the best hotels in central London:
Excellently located directly opposite the fascinating British museum and only minutes away Covent Garden, home to the Covent Garden opera house, a host of theatres, and fantastic shopping. This charming hotel has its own special intimacy, offering unbridled luxury and rooms decorated with exquisite fabrics and antiques. You can enjoy afternoon tea in the hotel’s elegant drawing room, relax outside on the pretty garden terrace, and enjoy pre-theatre drinks at the terrace bar.
Facilities: The hotel offers 104 air conditioned rooms with satellite TV and telephones. It has a gym, 24 hour room service, and offers alfresco dining.
Nearest tube: Russell square.
Tel: 0870 701 4444
This refurbished town house hotel dating from the early part of the 20th century offers good service, value for money, and a great location. Situated on a quiet street close to the shopping action of Oxford Street and the classier environs of Marylebone high street, and just five minutes walk from Bond Street, with smart and comfortable rooms, its location is a major plus.
Facilities: 37 rooms, 9 suites with CD players and tea and coffee makers and cable TV, dining room, room service, continental breakfast.
Address: 10 Manchester Street, London W1U 5DG, England.
Nearest tube: Baker Street
Tel:0207 486 6669
If you’re looking for something with a contemporary twist, why not try the Charlotte Street hotel. Situated in a trendy part of North Soho, and mixing the traditional and the modern ( they have miniature flat screen TV’s installed in the bathroom), relaxed luxury is the order of the day. They also offer a great restaurant ‘Oscar’ offering various culinary delights.
Facilities: 44 rooms, 8 suites, room service, mini-bars, cable TV, a restaurant, cinema and library with internet facilities.
Address: 15, Charlotte Street, Bloomsbury, London W1P 1HB, England.
Nearest tube: Goodge street
Tel:0207 806 2000