The hotel is ideally situated between the City (London’s business hub) and the West End, giving easy access to both. There are also a numerous amount of nearby attractions to enjoy, such as the Tate Modern, one of London’s most exciting and innovative art galleries; Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, a recreation of the historical theatre where all of Shakespeare’s plays were staged; the Tower of London, home of the Crown Jewels; the London Eye; and the London Dungeons. The heart of London’s West End is a short journey away by bus or tube, offering a great variety of theatre, fine dining and vibrant nightlife to partake in.
Travel across the rest of London is easily available from St Paul’s Tube Station, a few minutes walk away from the hotel, which gives access to the Central Line. London Bridge Railway Station is also nearby. Gatwick airport is around a 45 minute journey from the hotel, and Heathrow airport around an hour away.
The Grange St Pauls Hotel provides superb facilities, particularly for any fitness fanatics. The extensive Health Club boasts a vast indoor swimming pool, top of the range gym equipment, beauty treatments, personal trainer services, and a steam room and sauna. Guests on work trips are provided for with the 14 conference and syndicate rooms, all with wireless internet and top quality audio-visual equipment.
On-street parking and a car park five minutes down the road are the only parking options, all at standard London parking prices.
The hotel has 430 rooms (all of them ensuite), 3 suites and 1 Royal Suite. Various types of room are available, including single, double, twin, and family rooms. Fashionable modern decor is employed throughout the hotel, including contemporary artwork, dynamic colour schemes, mood lighting and stylish furnishings. Extensive amenities are also provided, including air conditioning, tea and coffee maker, minibar, music player and iPod docking station, high speed wireless internet, flatscreen televisions with satellite channels and pay-per-view films. There is also the added bonus of 24 hour room service.
The hotel provides a large array of options when it comes to dining. Novello Restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, providing traditional British fare with modern twists. For more European influenced cuisine, there is the Globe Restaurant, open for lunch every day except Saturdays; and dinner all week, 6.30pm until 10.00pm. Then there’s the Benihana Restaurant, offering authentic Japanese fare for lunch and dinner every day except Sunday, when it is only open for lunch.
The hotel also offers superb nightlife facilities. Club Ten, open Wednesday to Saturday from 6.30pm until late, is one of the trendiest nightspots in the area. Silks Cocktail Bar is distinctive in being open to guests 24 hours a day, with a wide selection of top wines and cocktails available. Quarter Jacks is open daily, and provides great drinks and bar snacks, and as if that weren’t enough, there is also the luxurious Sky Bar available for private hire.
Cribs and highchairs are offered by the hotel for guests to make use of, and there are also special children’s menus on offer in many of the hotel’s dining establishments. A babysitting service is on offer for an extra fee.
The hotel has many ramps available, as well as a lift to all floors, meaning stairs are of no concern to wheelchair users. There are also wheelchair accessible rooms provided, and guide dogs are welcome in the hotel.