Situated in the heart of Soho, this hotel offers direct access to the whole of London’s fashionable and endlessly exciting West End. A string of theatres are nearby, including the Soho Theatre directly opposite the hotel which offers superb live comedy and fringe productions. For more traditional West End fare, you can venture to The Palace or Criterion Theatres and check out the latest hit shows, just two of many theatres in brief walking distance. You will also be right on the doorstep of Soho’s renowned nightlife, with jazz clubs like Ronnie Scott’s round the corner, and a stream of trendy restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs to sample.
During the day, you can check out the many nearby popular tourist areas such as Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden and Oxford Street. Many of these feature fashionable West End shopping districts, and attractions like the Royal Opera House, the Tate Gallery and the British Museum. The hotel is also ideally situated for easy transport links, with Tottenham Court Road tube station a few minutes walk away, giving access all across London via the Central Line. Equally nearby is Piccadilly Circus tube station, serviced by the Piccadilly Line which goes to Heathrow and back.
In keeping with the modern touches that define the hotel, a wide range of facilities and services are available for guests. The hotel lobby provides a great area to relax, and is made somewhat unique by a10ft bronze sculpture of a cat created by acclaimed sculptor Fernando Botero. A Library and a Drawing Room provide further relaxation areas featuring more striking designs, evocative lighting, honesty bars and open fireplaces. For guests on business trips there are conference and meeting rooms available, and other guests may enjoy the use of the gym and two beauty treatment rooms.
Car parks, valet parking and a parking garage are all available for extra charges.
The 91 rooms take advantage of innovative modern design, vivid and colourful furnishings and the latest fashionable amenities. These include floor to ceiling windows, satellite receiving flat screen televisions, DVD and video players, wireless internet, stereo systems, minibars, and well-appointed granite and oak ensuite bathrooms. There is 24 hour room service.
For dining, the hotel offers the award winning Refuel Bar and Restaurant, taker of the title for Best Hotel Bar at the London Club and Bar Awards 2011. This serves a range of excellent gourmet food, fine wines and exotic cocktails.
A DVD library is provided and there are two special large screening rooms that play host to a resident film club.
There are high chairs and cribs available at the hotel, as well as babysitting services for 9.50 pounds an hour. Children under three years old can stay for no charge with their parents.
The hotel offers wheelchair accessibility, welcomes guide dogs, and also provides accessibility equipment for the deaf.