Located right in the centre of the West End, with Oxford Street just a short stroll away along with the district of Soho, there are few better locations to be found in London. The British Museum and Covent Garden are each just a few blocks away with the City of Westminster, Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park a short journey on the tube. Luckily the hotel is situated close to two stations; Goodge Street at less than a five minute walk and Tottenham Court Road at less than a 10 minute walk. Goodge Street is serviced by the Northern Line, whilst Tottenham Court Road is catered to by the Northern and Central, giving guests easy access to almost any point of interest in the city.
For small business meetings Rathbone Hotel presents the Fitzroy Suite, which has a capacity of 12 and benefits from audio and visual equipment as well as a dedicated staff team to help you with anything you might need, including a working lunch. The concierge service is available to assist you with all aspects of your stay in London and guests may also enjoy the laundry and dry cleaning service, 24-hour rooms service, safe deposit boxes, wireless internet throughout the hotel and business services such as photocopying, faxing and printing.
As part of its care for the needs of its guests, the hotel offers a variety of different sized rooms, including Singles, Twins, Junior Doubles, Standard Doubles, Executives, Club Rooms and Suites. With such a large selection of rooms, any guest is sure to find something they like. As far as style goes, the rooms employ a rather traditional ambiance that revolves around comfort. Room amenities include a television with satellite, internet access and tea and coffee making facilities. Those lucky enough to stay in the Executives, Club Rooms and Suites will benefit from the additional comforts of luxury bathrobes and slippers.
Since the hotel is so ideally located for exploring the city's many worldly restaurants, the hotel does not offer a restaurant service for lunch and dinner, but instead offers guests the opportunity to take part in The Rathbone Restaurant Club programme, which offers a 10% discount at local participating restaurants. In the mornings the hotel does provide its own breakfast, with a cold buffet as standard and the option to upgrade to a Full English. Light meals and refreshments are served 24 hours a day, either in the lounge or in the comfort of your own room.
Children are welcome and some of the rooms can even accommodate a small, third bed at an additional charge.
Guests arriving through either of the city's main airports can take the Heathrow Express or the Gatwick Express into Paddington station or Victoria station respectively, at a journey time of 15 or 30 minutes. Those arriving through Paddington will find the easiest route to be to Tottenham Court Road, in which case they should take the Bakerloo Line to Oxford Circus and the Central Line on to Tottenham Court Road. Guests arriving via Victoria will find it easiest to take the Victoria Line to Oxford Circus and then the Central Line to Tottenham Court Road. Once at Tottenham Court Road guests will find the hotel a simple walk north along Tottenham Court Road, and then left along Percy Street, which leads into Rathbone Street. This should take less than 10 minutes to walk. Alternatively taxi services are available from all of the city's airports and railway stations.
Guests arriving by their own vehicle will find it easiest to follow signs for Hyde Park, London. Once reaching Hyde Park, guests should take the north east exit on to Oxford Street. After roughly one mile guests should turn left on to Rathbone Street.