W London Leicester Square is situated directly between the buzzing tourist areas of Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. This gives immediate access to the many unique experiences London’s West End has to offer, with highlights such as Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, and Soho all within 10 minutes walk. These offer an indulgent deluge of restaurants, pubs, bars and nightclubs, as well as cultural highlights such as Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club and the Royal Opera House. Also within walking distance are several of many hugely popular West End theatres, showing an array of hit productions such as Les Miserables, We Will Rock You and Phantom of the Opera. For daytime activities, many of London’s best museums are right around the corner, including the National Gallery, and the British Museum. You will also find immediate access to travel across the rest of London, with Leicester Square Tube Station running the Northern and Piccadilly lines, the latter offering travel to and from Heathrow Airport.
The hotel offers its guests a plethora of facilities to enjoy, including its own spa with steam room, sauna, and beauty boutique; a fully equipped gym with personal trainer service provided; a store selling exclusive W Hotel merchandise; and various business facilities, including the Wired Business Centre, meeting rooms and a screening room. All public areas of the hotel have complimentary high speed internet access.
The hotel offers a valet parking service for an extra charge, and there are various nearby car parks available for guests to use at standard London rates.
There are 192 rooms in the hotel, all offering luxury 5 star modern design. Stylish and cool, anyone looking for a more contemporary look to their surroundings will love the elegant mood lighting, minimalist colour scheme and chic furniture. There are 10 different types of room to choose from, all with stunning individual designs and ensuite bathrooms. Various options are available, including rooms for individuals or couples, and twin rooms that accommodate up to three adults, or two adults and one child. All rooms offer an array of top amenities, such as air conditioning, satellite television, DVD and video players, wireless internet (at an extra charge), minibar and coffee makers. Room service is provided 24 hours a day.
The hotel is home to the ultra-fashionable and glamorous nightspot that is Wyld Bar, open Wednesday to Saturday from 9.00pm until late and offering a lively ambience and assortment of trendy cocktails. Food is available from 9.00pm until 11.00pm, or all day every day from the hotel’s relaxing lounge area. This provides an afternoon tea from 2.00pm until 5.00pm and an all-day bar and cocktail service from 12.00pm until 2.00am. Breakfast is included with the room price and is available from 6.00am until 11.00am.
The hotel boasts a 39 seater screening room that can be hired out by guests who wish to take advantage of the state-of-the-art projection equipment. The hotel also has a library for guests to use.
Children are perfectly welcome to stay for free, although the hotel limits guests to one child per room. Cribs and highchairs are available to be borrowed by guests, and a childcare service is also on offer.
The hotel has wheelchair accessible rooms, a lift for all floors and a wheelchair friendly front entrance. Guide dogs are perfectly welcome to be brought by guests.